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Will Hastings

Student Assistant

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Will Hastings is a senior in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences department studying law and justice. He is the current Vice President of the GLBT Community Alliance. He is a transfer student from Blue Ridge Community College in Brevard, N.C. He enjoys watching ice hockey and war movies, listening to classical music, and attempting to learn new languages.

Hannah Williamson

Student Assistant

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Hannah Williamson is a junior majoring in Animal Science with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. She is a former Vice President of the GLBT Community Alliance. She has a pet tarantula and loves to read books of almost every genre and watch cheesy Netflix movies in free time. She plans to attend the NC State vet school program after graduating from the undergrad program.

Lynn Locklear-Fisher

Administrative Support Associate

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B.A. in Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston
M.S. in Public Affairs, University of Massachusetts Boston

Lynn Locklear-Fisher is originally from Charleston, SC, but has lived up and down the East Coast, and in Seattle, WA. While working for the Office of Alumni Relations at the University of Massachusetts Boston, she earned a BA in Economics and Masters of Public Administration. She is half Native American (Lumbee Indian from Robeson County, NC). She is thrilled to be supporting the mission and goals of the GLBT Center. Lynn enjoys relaxing at home with her 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 kids, 1 husband, and 1 mom.

Andy DeRoin

Program Coordinator

Gender Pronouns: they/them/theirs

B.S. in Psychology, University of Iowa
M.S.W. in Social Work, North Carolina State University

Andy DeRoin is a recent graduate with a Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from North Carolina State University, and they have a special interest in program development and advocacy. They love to answer questions and talk through the nuances of identity labels for sexuality and gender. Outside of the GLBT Center, Andy likes to hike, watch TV, and cuddle their adorable fur kid Austin the Cat.

Preston Keith

Assistant Director

Gender Pronouns: he/him/his

B.S. in Psychology, University of South Carolina
M.A. in Educational Policy & Leadership Studies, Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of Iowa

Preston Keith is originally from Charleston, SC. While pursing a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, he served as the graduate assistant for the LGBTQ Resource Center at the University of Iowa. Following graduation, Preston worked as the LGBTQ Multicultural Specialist at the University of Iowa before serving as the Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Programs at the University of North Carolina Asheville. Preston enjoys reading, blogging, watching TV, and relaxing at the lake.

Renee Wells

Director

Gender Pronouns: she/her/hers

B.S. in Education, Auburn University
B.A. in English, Auburn University
M.A. in English, Miami University
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Southern Illinois University

Renee Wells has lived in states throughout the South and Midwest, including Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Michigan, Illinois, and Ohio. Before she began her full-time work in diversity and inclusion, she taught English (composition, American literature, creative writing, and GLBT fiction and poetry) at several institutions, including Kennesaw State University, Agnes Scott College and the University of Alabama. Renee enjoys reading, camping, and spoiling her two Chihuahuas.