Staff

Maggie Melvin

Name: Maggie Melvin

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Associate Director

Hometown: Norwich, VT, but I currently live in Starksboro, VT

Fun fact: One of my favorite past times is snuggling with my two black kitties.

Why the WGC is important to me: I love that my work allows me the opportunity to empower and support our students to be the best version of themselves. And, it's extra fun to hang out in the WGC with students having conversation, working on puzzles and eating snacks!

Email: mmelvin@champlain.edu

Call: (802) 383-6632 


Name: Maddie Braz

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: AmeriCorps VISTA, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018

Hometown: Plymouth, MA, but I currently live in Burlington, VT

Fun fact: I have a bachelor's degree in gender studies; the WGC is the perfect place for me!

Why the WGC is important to me: Feminism, sexuality, gender, and sexual violence prevention are my main areas of expertise; working in a space that values these topics is extremely fulfilling. As a staff member at the WGC, I hope to support students, staff, and faculty surrounding these issues and more.

Email: mbraz@champlain.edu

Call: (802) 865-5443


Rose Marshall

 Name: Rose Marshall

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Event Programming - Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Major/year: Professional Writing, 2020

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Fun fact: I have a weakness for Gaku Ramen (if you bring me some, I'll be your friend forever).

Why the WGC is important to me: After working here for a year, I have seen first-hand the positive effect the WGC has on individual students and the school as a whole. Being able to witness the good this center does only reinforces its importance to me.


Amethyst FloresName: Amethyst Flores

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Event Programming - Sexual Violence, Awareness & Prevention

Major/year: Early Education, 2020

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Fun fact: I'm a published poet :]

Why the WGC is important to me: I know what it feels like to be marginalized and to be given the freedom to have a voice is an invaluable gift that I believe we should all celebrate—and we can, at the Women's and Gender Center!


Hannah WarrenName: Hannah Warren

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Office Assistant

Major/year: Management & Innovation, 2020

Hometown: Randolph, VT

Fun fact: I own over 60 pairs of unique socks, and I love socks.

Why the WGC is important to me: It's important for everyone to have a place on campus where they can relax, decompress, and be themselves, and we provide that here.


Alayna MaskerName: Alayna Masker

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Event Programming - Empowerment and Leadership Development

Major/year: Public Relations, 2019

Hometown: Milford, PA

Fun fact: When I'm not busy running two clubs on campus, I'm watching the sunset.

Why the WGC is important to me: It's a place where everyone can come hang out, receive support and get a confidence boost.


Name: Nicole Glidden

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Ambassador Program Coordinator

Major/year: Public Relations, 2019

Hometown: Cushing, ME

Fun fact: I'm currently teaching myself how to blockprint!

Why the WGC is important to me: I preach self-care, and having a place to feel safe and comfortable in your own body and life is very important. People come to college to learn who they are and we here at the WGC are there to support them every step of the way.


Name: Ellie Koonce

Pronouns: She/Her

Position: Office Assistant/Artist

Major/year: Law, 2020

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Fun fact: I know how to sew.

Why the WGC is important to me: The WGC gives people the opportunity to be in a space where they can feel comfortable to express themselves and embrace who they are.