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Contact/LocationWashington Hall

 

Phone:
434-924-3200
Phone:
TDD: 434-982-HEAR
Mail:
UVAEOP@virginia.edu
Fax:
434-924-1313

 

Main Office: Washington Hall/ Hotel B, East Range

P.O. Box 400219
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4219

Location:
See Map

 

Health System Office: West Complex Multistory Bldg

P.O. Box 800581, Room 1221
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0581

Location:
See Directions

 

Staff

Darlene Scott-Scurry, Director and University Title IX Coordinator

E-mail: ds7sb@virginia.edu
The Director and Title IX Coordinator is charged with the primary responsibility of implementing the programs, policies, and plans of the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP). The Director coordinates the three components of EOP's mission: to ensure equal opportunity in access to the University, to investigate and resolve complaints, and to conduct educational training and outreach. The Director also ensures compliance with Title IX regulations.

Erika F. Craig, EO Program Coordinator

E-mail: efc3n@virginia.edu
The EO Program Coordinator coordinates programmatic activities and works closely with the EO Officers and Specialists in performance of specific tasks and responsibilities. The EO Program Coordinator also handles the daily administrative management, performs as the fiscal and department HR administrator, as well as provides support to the Director with the management and implementation of the department's annual budget.

Jacqueline C. Daniel, Employment Equity Specialist

E-mail: jcd9b@virginia.edu
The Employment Equity Specialist provides oversight and guidance of the executive staff/faculty recruitment and hiring processes to ensure employment equity and inclusion and compliance with federal and state equal opportunity/affirmative action laws and regulations. The Employment Equity Specialist is also responsible for the development and implementation of employment equity initiatives, projects and training.

Melvin Mallory, Equal Opportunity Officer for ADA Compliance

E-mail: mm6b@virginia.edu
The EO Officer for ADA Compliance coordinates the University’s programs and practices to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADAAA), Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.  He serves as the University’s focal point for disability related information, services, and resources as well as best practices concerning the rights of persons with disabilities. The EO Officer for ADA Compliance also conducts workshops and training on disability related topics and develops disability related initiatives.

Bridget M. Maricich, Equal Opportunity Officer for Policy and Legal Compliance & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

E-mail: bmm4q@virginia.edu
The Equal Opportunity Officer for Policy and Legal Compliance & Deputy Title IX Coordinator receives and investigates internal and external complaints of discrimination and sexual harassment. The Equal Opportunity Officer for Policy and Legal Compliance & Deputy Title IX Coordinator also reviews and analyzes equal opportunity/affirmative action compliance requirements and recommends changes to University policies and procedures as needed.

Melissa Oliver, Assistant to the Director for Special Projects

E-mail: mo3a@virginia.edu
The Assistant to the Director for Special Projects works with the EO Officer for ADA Compliance to provide services to students and to ensure the accessibility of events on Grounds such as Final Exercises and Alumni Weekend. The Assistant to the Director for Special Projects also works with Demand & Response Transportation (DART) to provide alternative transportation service for faculty, staff and students with temporary or permanent disabilities. In addition, she assists with special projects and assignments.

Christopher A. Ripple, Equal Opportunity Compliance Investigator

E-mail: car3u@virginia.edu
The Equal Opportunity Investigator supports the University's federal and state equal opportunity and civil rights compliance obligations by conducting prompt and thorough investigations into complaints of discrimination, harassment, student sexual misconduct, and retaliation and assisting in proactive training initiatives.

Rachel A. Spraker, Affirmative Action Specialist

E-mail: ras7c@virginia.edu
The Affirmative Action Specialist is responsible for the development and implementation of the University's Affirmative Action Plans. The Affirmative Action Specialist is also responsible for the development and implementation of affirmative action initiatives, projects and training.

Nicole M. Thompson, Equal Opportunity Compliance Investigator

E-mail: nmt5j@virginia.edu
The Equal Opportunity Investigator supports the University's federal and state equal opportunity and civil rights compliance obligations by conducting prompt and thorough investigations into complaints of discrimination, harassment, student sexual misconduct, and retaliation and assisting in proactive training initiatives.