Jill Dunlap, Ph.D., is the director for research and practice at NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Prior to joining NASPA, Jill worked in sexual violence prevention and response on three different campuses over 14 years. Jill has written and managed three successful Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women grants during her time on campus. Jill was selected to serve on the 2013 Violence Against Women Act negotiated rulemaking committee, representing the interests of four year, public institutions. Jill recently finished her Ph.D. in Political Science, with her dissertation research centered on legislative efforts to improve the experiences of campus sexual assault survivors.
Karla Vierthaler is the Advocacy and Resource Director for National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). She supports the provision of technical assistance to the nation on a wide range of sexual violence prevention and intervention topics. She has been an advocate in the in the movement to end sexual violence for twenty years. Ms. Vierthaler previously worked for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, where she developed training and technical assistance resources addressing sexual violence in populations historically unserved, underserved, and ignored populations.
Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez is a Project Manager with the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and manages CALCASA's national online prevention project, PreventConnect. In 2015, Ashleigh
led the launch of PreventConnect Campus, an online resource and community for prevention practitioners working on campuses. Ashleigh has been working in the field of sexual violence prevention since 2005 and prior to CALCASA worked for the Sexual Assault Crisis Agency in Long Beach, California and the YWCA Greater Los Angeles. Ashleigh received her MPA from California State University, Long Beach.