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Staff

  • David M. Fryson, Esq.

    Vice President

    (304) 293-5600

    David M. Fryson is a Vice President for West Virginia University and heads the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

  • Samuel T. Lopez

    Assistant Vice President for Diversity Initiatives

    (304) 293-5600

    Dr. Samuel Lopez is the Assistant Vice President for Diversity Initiatives for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at West Virginia University. As the Assistant Vice President, Dr. Lopez will lead the Division’s efforts to create, coordinate, administer and evaluate programming that is inclusive and supportive in order to achieve a sustainable environment that will attract and retain diverse and underserved faculty, staff and students.

  • Sharon Mallow

    Event Coordinator

    (304) 293-5600

    Sharon has been employed with the Diversity Office for several years. She is a seasoned event planner and has organized WVU’s Diversity.

  • Edward A. Cole, MS

    Special Events Coordinator Senior

    (304) 293-5600

    Advances the strategic goals of Diversity Initiatives.

  • James Goins, Jr

    Director of Equity Assurance/ Title IX Coordinator

    (304) 293-5600

    James Goins currently serves as the Director of Equity Assurance and the Title IX Coordinator in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

  • Amy Parker

    Case Manager

    (304) 293-5600

    Amy is the case manager and coordinator for all complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. She assists investigators and works to ensure compliance with federal guidelines and WVU regulations.

  • Jacqueline L. Sikora

    Senior Title IX Investigator

    (304) 293-5600

    Jacqueline is a Senior Investigator with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Jacqueline conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. Jacqueline also provides information, consultation, counseling and training to WVU students and employees in the areas of illegal discrimination and harassment.

  • Cindy Scott

    Senior Title IX Investigator

    (304)-293-5600

    Cindy is a Senior Investigator with the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. Cindy also provides information, consultation, and training to WVU students and employees in the areas of illegal discrimination and harassment.

  • Sharon Stellato

    Senior Title IX Investigator

    304-293-5600

    As a Senior Investigator, Sharon conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. Sharon also provides information, consultation, and training to WVU students and employees in the areas of illegal discrimination and harassment.

  • Courtney D. McHenry

    Investigator/ Program Coordinator

    (304) 293-5600

    Courtney conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. He also provides information, consultation, counseling and training to WVU students and employees in the areas of illegal discrimination and harassment.

  • Danny Swiger

    Title IX Investigator

    304-293-5600

    Daniel “Danny” conducts investigations in response to complaints made to the Office of Equity Assurance. He also provides information, consultation, counseling and training to WVU students and employees in the area of illegal discrimination and harassment.

  • Jill Hess

    ADA Coordinator

    (304) 293-5600

    Jill serves as the ADA Coordinator, and provides services and accommodations to employees with disabilities on all WVU campuses.

  • Mariana Matthews

    Title IX Education Specialist

    (304) 293-5600

    Mariana assists in providing Title IX training to students, faculty and staff, coordinating the WVU Peer Advocate Program, and organizing the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign. Mariana also serves as a private resource to students, faculty or staff who have been involved in Title IX related incidents.

  • Sam Wilmoth

    Title IX Education Specialist

    (304) 293-5600

    Sam assists in providing Title IX training to students, faculty and staff, coordinating the WVU Peer Advocate Program, and organizing the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign. Mariana also serves as a private resource to students, faculty or staff who have been involved in Title IX related incidents.

  • Christine Jacobs

    Title IX Prevention Specialist

    304-293-5600

    Christine assists in providing Title IX training to students, faculty and staff, coordinating the WVU Peer Advocate Program, and organizing the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign. Christine also serves as an anonymous resource to students, faculty or staff who have been involved in Title IX-related incidents.

  • Robert Lyons

    Director of the Office of Innovative Inclusion and Outreach

    (304) 293-5600

    Advances the strategic goals of the Office of Innovative Inclusion and Outreach with the Division of Diversity