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 pursuing 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 foregrounds intersectional social justice in his advocacy, student support, programming, and curriculum development. He has a special interest in advocating for the needs of and supporting queer and transgender students of color.
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 originally from Minnesota but has lived all over the northern Midwest. After completing a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Iowa, Andy completed a year of AmeriCorps service in Wayne County, NC. Andy completed their Master’s of Social Work in 2015 and joined the GLBT Center as Program Coordinator that same year. Andy has a special interest in curriculum development, advocacy, and strategic planning and also loves to answer questions about the nuances of identity labels for sexuality and gender.
Administrative Support Associate
Gender Pronouns: she/her/hers
B.A. in Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston
M.S. in Public Affairs, University of Massachusetts Boston
Lynn Locklear-Fisher is a Lumbee Indian who is originally from Charleston, SC, but lived in Massachusetts before returning south for warmer weather. While working in the Office of Alumni Relations at the University of Massachusetts Boston, she earned a BA in Economics and Masters of Public Administration. Lynn is thrilled to support the mission and goals of the GLBT Center, with a special focus on student support.