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Title IX Coordinator

Butterfly Blaise

Photo of Butterfly BlaiseIt can be intimidating to tell your story and share your experiences with an individual that you do not know. I want to communicate to those wishing to tell their story or seek support, that the Title IX office is a safe, autonomous, and non-judgmental environment. Regardless of your experience or choices, you will be respected, treated equitably, and provided resources and support. As the Title IX Coordinator, I consider the opportunity to sit with others and get a glimpse into their lives, a privilege.

A little bit about me: A graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. As a local to the area, I have had the opportunity to work in different settings and with different populations in the community.

My work both on-campus and off-campus has been focused on education, prevention, and solution to the issues of violence that we face as a community. I am entering my 8th year of being a member of SUNY Plattsburgh community and when I am not here on campus serving in my role as Title IX Coordinator or teaching in the GWS department, I am home in the country with my 6 children.

 

Where Do I Find the Title IX Coordinator?

Office: Hawkins 151
Email: Title.IX@plattsburgh.edu
Phone: (518) 564-3281

What Is the Title IX Coordinator’s Role?

  • Ensure prompt & equitable resolution to complaints.
  • Conduct investigations for campus judicial charges.
  • Student outreach.
  • Oversee central reporting process for federal & state compliance.
  • Coordinate training, education & prevention.
  • Campus collaboration.

When Should I Contact the Title IX Coordinator?

  • To seek information or training about students’ rights and courses of action available to resolve reports or complaints that involve potential sexual misconduct.
  • File a complaint or make a report of sex discrimination, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and/or sexual assault.
  • Notify the College of an incident or policy or procedure that may raise potential Title IX concerns.
  • Get information about available resources (including CONFIDENTIAL resources) and support services relating to sex discrimination, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault.
  • Ask questions about SUNY Plattsburgh’s policies and procedures related to sexual discrimination, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and/or sexual assault.

 

 

Contact Information

Butterfly Blaise
Title IX Coordinator
Office: Hawkins 151
Phone: (518) 564-3281
Email: Title.IX@plattsburgh.edu