Meet Our Team

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Title IX Office has transitioned its operations offsite until further notice. We will remotely provide our services to the USA community using online platforms and other means of communication. For more information regarding COVID-19 , please click the link provided at the top of the website. 

Title IX Team

USA Title IX Office

Dr. Krista Harrell

Dr. Krista Harrell
Associate Dean of Students
Title IX Coordinator

Student Center, Room 116
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-6452
titleix@southalabama.edu

As the Title IX Coordinator, Dr Harrell oversees monitoring of the University's policy in relation to Title IX law developments; implementation of grievance procedures, including notification, investigation, and disposition of complaints; provision of educational materials and training for the campus community; conducting and/or coordinating investigations of complaints received pursuant to Title IX; ensuring a fair and neutral process for all parties; and monitoring all other aspects of the University's Title IX compliance related to sexual misconduct.


FeAunte Preyear

FeAunte Preyear
Title IX Specialist/Investigator

Student Center, Room 245
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 461-1892
fpreyear@southalabama.edu

In her role as Title IX Specialist/Investigator, Ms. Preyear examines allegations of sexual misconduct that are filed within the Title IX Office. She facilitates the investigation process by conducting interviews, collecting evidence and preparing formal Title IX Investigation Reports. Ms. Preyear processes requests for pregnancy and parenting accommodations. She develops and facilitates educational training sessions as well as assists with prevention education activities.

Ansley Romero

Ansley Romero
Title IX Prevention Education Graduate Assistant

Student Center, Room 116
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-6452
titleix@southalabama.edu

As the Prevention Education Graduate Assistant, Ms. Romero facilitates presentations, trainings, events and activities to educate community members regarding sexual violence, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, stalking and Title IX services.


Title IX Deputy Coordinators*

The University has designated the following individuals as Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Deputy Title IX Coordinators are available to receive inquiries regarding Title IX, including complaints of sexual misconduct, when the Title IX Coordinator is unavailable. Deputy Title IX Coordinators are also available if a person is more comfortable engaging with one of the Deputies, or if the Title IX Coordinator has a conflict of interest. The names and contact information for the Deputy Title IX Coordinators are provided below:


Dr. Mike Mitchell
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Dr. Michael Mitchell
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Student Center, Room 245
(251) 460-6172
mmitchell@southalabama.edu


Dr. Andre Green

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Dr. Andre Green
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Administration Building, Room 300
(251) 380-2892
green@southalabama.edu


Jinni Frisbey

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Jinni Frisbey
Senior Associate Athletic Director/Student Enrichment/Senior Woman Administrator
Football Fieldhouse, Room 153
(251) 445-9511
jfrisbey@southalabama.edu


Yamayra Betler

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Administrators, Non-Faculty Employees, Contractors, and Third-Parties/Others
Yamayra Betler
TRP Building III, Suite 2200
(251) 460-6641
ybetler@southalabama.edu


Franklin Trimm

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College of Medicine and USA Health Faculty & Staff Physicians
Dr. Franklin Trimm,  Assistant Vice President for Medical Affairs and Diversity & Inclusion
College of Medicine
(251) 341-4073
rftrimm@southalabama.edu


Rebecca Graves

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College of Nursing
Dr. Rebecca J. Graves, Assistant Professor
Director of Special Projects and Evaluation
Health Sciences Building 4083
(251) 445-9437
rgraves@southalabama.edu

 

A person may also file a complaint of sexual misconduct with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights regarding an alleged violation of Title IX by visiting www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html or by calling 1-800-421-3481.