Meet the Staff

Gender Equity Center

Meet the Staff

Jerry de Leon
Gender Equity Center Director, and Title IX Coordinator
Phone: (541) 463-5870

Katherine Oglesby
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Gender Equity Center / Title IX Counselor
Phone: (541) 463-5137

Marci Parker
Gender Equity Center Project Specialist II
Phone: (541) 463-5352

Get to know your Gender Equity Center Ambassadors

GEC Ambassadors posing to introduce selves

Pictured from top to bottom: Teressa Morris, Felisha Plane, Penny Johnston, Brittany Ellis, Mary Mainenti

Gender Equity Center Ambassador Biographies:

Teressa Morris (She, her, hers) is 52 years old and is studying Psychology to be a Motivational Speaker. Her hobbies include reading, movies, and cooking. She is on her second year at Lane.

Felisha Plane (She, her, hers) is 31 years old and is and is a Human Services Major, with a career goal to work with people who have disabilities. Her hobbies include reading, watching movies, hanging out with family, cleaning and listening to music. She is originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico and speaks Spanish. This is Felisha’s first year at Lane.

Penny Johnston (She, her, hers) is 42 years old and is a Human Services Major, with a career goal to work with gender non-conforming kids. Her hobbies include reading and playing pool. She has three children that mean the world to her and this is her last year at Lane.

Brittany Ellis (She, her, hers) is 26 years old and is working towards an associate of applied science or associate of arts Oregon transfer (AAOT) degree, in Accounting/Administrative Professional Business Management. Her long term career goal is to be a Certified Public Accountant. Brittany is a nanny for 3 kids, and enjoys the outdoors and learning something new every day. She also enjoys working out. She is single and has a 4-year old son. Brittany was blessed with two Business scholarships. She is on her second year at Lane.

Mary Mainenti (She, her, hers) is 40 years old and is pursuing an AAOT in Family & Human Services, studying to become an Expressive Arts Therapist. Her hobbies include knitting, journaling & sketchbook, blowing giant bubbles, dancing, collecting beach glass and rocks and shells. Mary has been married for 15 years. She and her husband have three children, one dog, and one cat. Mary’s favorite seasons are fall and spring, and she loves the ocean and all things living and related to the ocean.