Staff

Gender Equity Center Staff

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    Adriane Bang

    LMSW, Director

    Adriane is interested in collaborating with others to form a more just and equitable world for all people. She earned both her bachelor and master’s degrees in social work from Boise State and enjoys working at her alma mater.  She provides support for the overall operations of the center, welcomes LGBT and nontraditional students, offers confidential advocacy to campus members who are in crisis, and facilitates workshops on a variety of topics.  Adriane has expertise in providing support to students, staff, and faculty who have experienced stalking, sexual assault, and relationship violence. When she is not on campus, Adriane enjoys baking delicious goods, spending time with her family and playing outdoors.

    Adriane uses she/her pronouns.

    Adriane is interested in collaborating with others to form a more just and equitable world for all people. She earned both her bachelor and master’s degrees in social work from Boise State and enjoys working at her alma mater.  She provides support for the overall operations of the center, welcomes LGBT and nontraditional students, offers confidential advocacy to campus members who are in crisis, and facilitates workshops on a variety of topics.  Adriane has expertise in providing support to students, staff, and faculty who have experienced stalking, sexual assault, and relationship violence. When she is not on campus, Adriane enjoys baking delicious goods, spending time with her family and playing outdoors.

    Adriane uses she/her pronouns.

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    Kim Camacho

    LMSW, Violence Prevention and Support Coordinator

    Kim is passionate about social justice and creating a safe campus where all students feel like they belong. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work at Boise State University.

    She offers confidential, no-cost support related to: identity, relationships, academics, harassment, violence, and life crises. She facilitates a variety of educational workshops and programs for the campus community.

    In her free time, Kim enjoys traveling and exploring local restaurants.

    Kim uses she/her pronouns.

    Kim is passionate about social justice and creating a safe campus where all students feel like they belong. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work at Boise State University.

    She offers confidential, no-cost support related to: identity, relationships, academics, harassment, violence, and life crises. She facilitates a variety of educational workshops and programs for the campus community.

    In her free time, Kim enjoys traveling and exploring local restaurants.

    Kim uses she/her pronouns.

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    Csea Leonard

    LGBTQIA+ Student Success Program Manager

    Csea is passionate about education and social justice. She received her undergraduate degree in women’s and gender studies with minors in queer studies and business at the University of Oregon. She previously worked in Housing and Residence Life on two different campuses where she gained experience working with a variety of students.

    Csea loves to work with students to create educational, thought-provoking, and exciting programs about social justice and intersectionality.

    In her free time, Csea likes to spend time with her family, friends, and dog.

    Csea uses she/her/hers pronouns.

    Csea is passionate about education and social justice. She received her undergraduate degree in women’s and gender studies with minors in queer studies and business at the University of Oregon. She previously worked in Housing and Residence Life on two different campuses where she gained experience working with a variety of students.

    Csea loves to work with students to create educational, thought-provoking, and exciting programs about social justice and intersectionality.

    In her free time, Csea likes to spend time with her family, friends, and dog.

    Csea uses she/her/hers pronouns.

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    Mallory Caldwell

    Administrative Assistant II

    Mallory studied sociology at the University of San Francisco. During her time as a student, she volunteered at San Quentin State Prison for the San Quentin Alliance for CHANGE, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing recidivism.

    She is dedicated to cultivating an inclusive and accepting environment on campus, in her community, and beyond. She is also particularly interested in advocating for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault and those affected by gender-based violence and discrimination.

    Mallory has a love for traveling, camping, culinary experiences, and live music. She enjoys spending time and making memories with her family and her dog.

    Mallory uses she/her pronouns.

    Mallory studied sociology at the University of San Francisco. During her time as a student, she volunteered at San Quentin State Prison for the San Quentin Alliance for CHANGE, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing recidivism.

    She is dedicated to cultivating an inclusive and accepting environment on campus, in her community, and beyond. She is also particularly interested in advocating for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault and those affected by gender-based violence and discrimination.

    Mallory has a love for traveling, camping, culinary experiences, and live music. She enjoys spending time and making memories with her family and her dog.

    Mallory uses she/her pronouns.

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    Jasper Varley

    Peer Educator

    Jasper is an undergraduate student studying anthropology with a focus on archaeology. They are also the vice president of the Anthropology Club at Boise State as well as the Boise State Transgender Alliance. They have a passion for exploring human culture and diversity, and passing on that knowledge that they have gathered. Working as a peer educator, Jasper hopes to support students in reconciling the different aspects of their identity and work towards creating greater awareness about the systems of privilege and oppression that affect various individuals and communities. In their free time, Jasper enjoys reading, writing, drawing, playing video games, and feeding the crows in the various parking lots.

    Jasper uses they/them or he/him pronouns.

    Jasper is an undergraduate student studying anthropology with a focus on archaeology. They are also the vice president of the Anthropology Club at Boise State as well as the Boise State Transgender Alliance. They have a passion for exploring human culture and diversity, and passing on that knowledge that they have gathered. Working as a peer educator, Jasper hopes to support students in reconciling the different aspects of their identity and work towards creating greater awareness about the systems of privilege and oppression that affect various individuals and communities. In their free time, Jasper enjoys reading, writing, drawing, playing video games, and feeding the crows in the various parking lots.

    Jasper uses they/them or he/him pronouns.

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    Kameelah Diaz

    Peer Educator

    Kameelah is an undergraduate at Boise State majoring in Social Work with double minors in Addiction Studies and Family Studies. She wants to be a school social worker and get her clinical certification to become a family counselor. As an LGBTQIA+ peer educator, she hopes to expand her knowledge and educate others about how to be more intersectional allies. She values the idea of having a safe space on campus for folks of all identities. In her free time, Kameelah is the president of Afro Black Student Alliance and a mentor for TRIO Rising Scholars. She enjoys photography, spending time with friends, and trying new foods.

    Kameelah uses she/her pronouns.

    Kameelah is an undergraduate at Boise State majoring in Social Work with double minors in Addiction Studies and Family Studies. She wants to be a school social worker and get her clinical certification to become a family counselor. As an LGBTQIA+ peer educator, she hopes to expand her knowledge and educate others about how to be more intersectional allies. She values the idea of having a safe space on campus for folks of all identities. In her free time, Kameelah is the president of Afro Black Student Alliance and a mentor for TRIO Rising Scholars. She enjoys photography, spending time with friends, and trying new foods.

    Kameelah uses she/her pronouns.

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    Blake Hunter

    Peer Educator

    Blake Hunter is an undergraduate student studying journalism with minors in history and environmental studies. He enjoys discussing and learning about the ways systems of oppression manifest themselves within interpersonal relationships, communication, and media. As the healthy relationships peer educator, he will be able to promote discussion around relationships and the influence of identities within those relationships.

    In the future, Blake hopes to use intersectional feminism to inform his journalism career as a media critic and author. Having grown up exploring the Idaho outdoors, he is also passionate about environmental justice and its ties to other realms of social justice. In his free time, Blake loves reading, cooking, baking, and spending time with family, friends, and all dogs.

    Blake uses he/him/his pronouns.

    Blake Hunter is an undergraduate student studying journalism with minors in history and environmental studies. He enjoys discussing and learning about the ways systems of oppression manifest themselves within interpersonal relationships, communication, and media. As the healthy relationships peer educator, he will be able to promote discussion around relationships and the influence of identities within those relationships.

    In the future, Blake hopes to use intersectional feminism to inform his journalism career as a media critic and author. Having grown up exploring the Idaho outdoors, he is also passionate about environmental justice and its ties to other realms of social justice. In his free time, Blake loves reading, cooking, baking, and spending time with family, friends, and all dogs.

    Blake uses he/him/his pronouns.