Sexual Assault Response Team Members

Trinity College maintains a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). SART members offer support, guidance, referrals, and information.  SART members are trained to provide a prompt and thorough response to victims of all forms of alleged sexual misconduct.  Trinity College maintains a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). SART members offer support, guidance, referrals, and information.  SART members are trained to provide a prompt and thorough response to victims of all forms of alleged sexual misconduct.  

There are three categories of employees regarding the reporting of sexual misconduct at Trinity:

1. RESPONSIBLE EMPLOYEES: All faculty and staff (with the exception of a few, as noted below), including RAs,  are Responsible Employees. They are required to report all information told to them to the Title IX Coordinator and the Director of Campus Safety.

2. PRIVILEGED EMPLOYEES: Designated Chaplains and Professional Counselors of the Counseling Center have privileged communication. They may not reveal anything that is told to them in confidence.

3. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES: Professional staff of the Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) and the Health Center are Confidential Employees.   They provide only general information-  without identifiable information -   to the Title IX Coordinator and the Director of Campus Safety.

Campus Safety: Responsible Employees

(860) 297-2222,  76 Vernon Street

Campus Safety is responsible for all criminal investigations and apprehensions. Regardless of whether charges are filed, Campus Safety is available to answer your questions about the legal process and your legal options retarding an incident.

Brian Heavren, Director: (860) 297-2279​

​Ramon Rosario, Captain: (860) 297-2111

​Martin Torres, Officer, state certified sexual assault counselor: (860) 297-2222
 

Counseling Center: Privileged Employees

(860) 297-2415, 135 Allen Place

The Counseling Center​ provides a full range of counseling and psychological services including crisis intervention, ongoing counseling to survivors of sexual assault and dating violence, information, and referrals as needed. The services are strictly confidential and free.

Counselors


Dr. Randy Lee, Director​

​Dr. Kristin Kennan, Assistant Director

Dr. Kate Marinchak
 

Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC): Confidential Employees 

(860) 297-2408 or (860) 297-4131, Mather Hall, 2nd floor

WGRAC staff provides advocacy, support, information, and referrals to individuals who have, or think they have, experienced sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment, dating or relationship violence, or stalking.   The Director is the SART Coordinator. WGRAC works towards the prevention of violence against women and men through educational programming and events and bystander intervention training. WGRAC sponsors the student group, Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS), which holds annual events to raise awareness around these issues and to support survivors; and, the Male Ambassadors, who work to involve men in the effort to end sexual violence on campus.


Laura Lockwood, WGRAC Director, SART Coordinator, (860) 297-2408 

​Monique Daley, WGRAC Training & Program Coordinator, (860) 297-4131

Health Center: Confidential Employee

860-297-2018, Wheaton Hall, First floor

The Health Center provides medical assistance, support and referrals.  Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and pregnancy testing, as well as condoms, are available.

Martha Burke O'Brien, Director





Designated Chaplains: Privileged Employees

The College Chaplains provide counseling, support and advocacy services for all students.  

(860) 297-2012

The Rev. Allison Read, College Chaplain,
(860) 297-2012
(860) 993-3566

​The Rev. John Selders, Associate College Chaplain,
(860) 297-2012,
(860) 402-7884

​The Rev. Ryan Lerner, Roman Catholic Priest Associate,
(860) 966-3007


Lisa Kassow: RESPONSIBLE EMPLOYEE

Trinity College Hillel

74 Vernon Street

(860) 297-4195

Director


Dean of Students: Responsible Employees


​Joe DiChristina, Dean of Campus Life and Vice President for Student Affairs

​Ann Reuman, Sr. Associate Dean of Students
​Robert Lukaskiewicz, Associate Dean of Students

​Romulus Perez, Assistant Director of Student Activities

​Kathryn Wojcik, Director of Campus Life Initiatives and Social Houses

Trinsition Fellows: Responsible Employees

​Maria Dyane: (860) 297-5162
​Thalia Giraldo: (860) 297-5162

​Tim Hobart:  (413) 301-2589
​Monica Mhina:  (860) 297-5163
​Sheila Njau: (617) 945-6206

Office of Residential Life: Responsible Employees

The Office of Residential Life staff is knowledgeable about campus services and can help survivors get assistance.  Staff can expedite the campus judicial process or changes in housing.

Hamlin/Cook, 3rd Floor

Area Coordinators


​Joel Copperthite, Area Coordinator

​Meredith Friedman, Area Coordinator

​Christina Knight, Area Coordinator
​Daniel Levy, Area Coordinator
 

Office of Multicultural Affairs: Responsible Employees


​Patti Maisch, state certified sexual assault counselor
Program Coordinator, Multicultural Affairs
(860) 297-2562

​Karla Spurlock-Evans
Dean, Multicultural Affairs
Senior Diversity Officer
(860) 297-4234
​Carol Correa DeBest, Associate Director
​Haron Atkinson, Program Assistant
 

Ferris Athletic Center: Responsible Employees

Ferris Athletic Center (860) 297-5279

Lori Shulman
​Lori Shulman
Head Coach, Tennis
(860) 297-4125
Anne Parmenter
​Ann Parmenter
Head Coach, Field Hockey
(860) 297-4189

Queer Resource Center (QRC): Responsible Employee

114 Crescent Street

Queer Resource Center Coordinator—Trinity is in the process of hiring for this position

Erin Valentino, Interim Coordinator

Hartford Area Resources 

Hartford Police: Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 860-757-4000

YWCA of New Britain/Hartford Sexual Assault Crisis Services (SACS): 860-225-4681, x211

YWCA SACS provides immediate counseling/advocacy services to victims of all types of sexual abuse.  Assistance is provided to both women and men.  All services are free and confidential. Hotline workers have Privileged Communication: They do not reveal any information to the College.

State Sexual Violence 24 hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-888-999-5545

State Sexual Violence 24 hour Toll Free Spanish Hotline : 1-888-568-8332

Domestic Violence 24 hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-888-774-2900

Domestic Violence 24 Hour Toll Free Spanish Hotline: 1-844-831-9200