Meet Our Team | LSU NCBI

Meet Our Facilitator Team

LSU has an NCBI expert-trained team of professional staff members and graduate students who are ready to help students, faculty, and staff develop cultural competency and inter/intrapersonal skills to have difficult conversations, to diffuse conflict, and to “respect the dignity of all persons and accept individual differences,” as the LSU Commitment to Community states. The leadership training modules can be built into existing programs or held as additional workshops and seminars for LSU departments, colleges, and student organizations.

The NCBI at LSU team is made possible through the hard work and dedication of the Office of the Dean of Students, Campus Life, and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.


Louise Bodack
Center for Student-Athletes
Hope Hickerson
Ph.D. Student
Donnie Watkins
School of Veterinary Medicine

Jacob Brumfield
Campus Life

Emmy Hicks
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Michelle Carter
Office of Multicultural Affairs

Alyssa Jacobs
Student Advocacy
Sachiko Cleveland
Military & Veterans Student Center
Gabrielle Miller
Residential Life & Education

Melissa Crawford
Strategic Initiatives

Dereck J. Rovaris, Sr.
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Rashad Davis
Campus Life
Summer Steib
LSU Women's Center
Gina Eubanks
LSU Ag Center
Cokie Thompson
Campus Life
Wes Heath
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Evante Topp
African American Cultural Center