Curriculum Vitae

1px_purpleEDUCATION

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), University of North Florida, College of Education, 1996
Concentration area: Educational Leadership/Organizational Development
Dissertation: Unheard Voices: The Effects of Silence on Lesbian and Gay Educators (published by Greenwood Press, 1999)

Master of Education, University of North Florida, College of Education, 1989
Concentration area: Counseling

Bachelor of Music, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL,
Major: Music Performance; Minor: English

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RONNI SANLO CONSULTINGS, 2010 TO PRESENT
Author/Playwright/Consultant/Speaker
Illuminating the lives, scholarship, and history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people and our Allies through quality literature, consultation, and writing retreats.

DISSERTATION COMMITTEES
2013: Fausto Barragan, California State University Fullerton, Chair
2013: Thomas Bourdon, Northeastern University
2013: Nam Ung, California State University Long Beach

California State University Fullerton, August 2010-2012
Professor Division of Higher Education and Educational Leadership, Graduate advisor, Dissertation chair

UCLA, September 1997- 2010
Director, UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Campus Resource Center
Professor (Full)/Program Director, Masters of Education in Student Affairs, 2006-2010
Senior Associate Dean of Students Division of Student and Campus Life, 2009-2010
Supervisor, Graduate Student Resource Center, 2004 to 2006
UCLA Faculty in Residence, April 2001 to 2010
Lecturer, Graduate School of Education Teacher Education Program, Sept.1999 to 2006
Instructor, UCLA Fiat Lux Undergraduate Honors Program, September 2001 to 2010
Instructor, UCLA Women Studies, September 2003 to 2010
Faculty, UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education Leadership Suite, June 2000 to 2010
Mentoring Supervisor, UCLA Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

NASPA – National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
National Board of Directors, Professional Standards Chair
National LGBT Network Chair, 1998-2003

University of Southern California
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Education, Student Affairs Program, 2006

University of Michigan,  May 1994 to September 1997
Director, Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Affairs

University of North Florida,  September 1992 to May 1994
Adjunct Instructor, College of Education and Human Services

Florida Community College at Jacksonville,  September 1990 to May 1994
Adjunct Instructor, Health and Human Services

State of Florida Health and Rehabilitative Services,  June 1987 to May 1994
AIDS Surveillance/HIV Epidemiology Officer, Human Services Program Manager

INSTRUCTION/ COURSES INCLUDE

Port Townsend, WA Writers Conference Memoir Writing Workshop

Cal State Fullerton
Field work seminar/supervision in Student Affairs
Doctoral reseach seminar
Student Cultures and Characteristics
Chair, Fausto Barragan Dissertation committee
History and Philosophy of Higher Education

UCLA
M.Ed in Student Affairs Seminar
LGBT is Not a Sandwich: Straight Talk on Gay Issues in America
Colloquium: Dissecting Glee
Colloquium: Social Justice in Film
Group Dynamics in Student Affairs
Colloquium: Careers in Student Affairs
Graduate course: Social and Cultural Foundations of Urban Education
Teaching in Urban Schools: Understanding Identity
Internship in the LGBT Community
Privilege, Power, and Difference: Is Tolerance Enough?
Academic Success and the Undergraduate Experience
Community Group Inquiry

University of Southern California
The Politics of Difference. Master of Education, Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs

University of North Florida
College of Health Science undergraduate course: Lifestyles and Social Issues
College of Education graduate course: HIV/AIDS Issues for Counselors
College of Education graduate course: Sexual Orientation Issues for Counselors
College of Education field supervisor for masters level counseling majors in a variety of
internship settings in the greater community that focused on HIV-infected and -affected individuals, groups, and families

Florida Community College at Jacksonville
HIV and Health Care (for state-required certification and continuing education on HIV)

PUBLICATIONS (related to Higher Education/LGBT Issues)

Legg, K. & Sanlo, R. (2019) GLBT Centers; The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education, 5v; Marilyn J. Amey, Miriam E. David.

Sanlo, R. (2014). Speaking Truth to Power: The Florida Task Force. Sinister Wisdom: Southern Lesbian-Feminist Herstory 1968-94, p. 35-36.

Sanlo, R. (2014). Student Development Theory: Theory to Practice in LGBT Campus Work. In J. C. Hawley, Ed., Expanding the Circle: Creating Inclusive Environment in Higher Education for LGBTQ Students and Studies. New York: State University of New York.

Sanlo, R (2013). Intersection and Intentionality, or The Lesbian is the Educator, and Vice Versa. In A. Chavez & R. Sanlo, (eds.). Intersections of Identity and Leadership: Informing Our Lives, Informing Our Practice.Washington DC: NASPA

Guest Editor, Special Issue: Community College Journal of Research and Practice, LGBT Issues in Community Colleges. Volume 36, Issue 7, July 2012.

Sanlo, R., & Chaisson, J. (2012). Putting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Context: Historical Influences and Social Trends. In E. S. Fisher & K. Komosa-Hawkins (Eds.) (in press). Creating School Environments to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students and Families: A Handbook for School Professionals. Routledge Press.

Sanlo, R. & Bazarsky, D. (2012). Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues in education. In J. Banks (Ed.).  The Encyclopedia of Higher Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (by invitation)

Sanlo, R.. & Bazarsky, D. (2011). LGBT Students and Staff: Past, Present, and Future Directions. In L. Stahlberg and S. Weinberg (Eds.) Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward A More Comprehensive Approach. Routledge Press

Sanlo, R. (2009). The Accidental Educator. In S. Marshall (Ed.) Stories of Inspiration, Vol. II. NASPA: Washington, DC. Pp. 61-66.

Sanlo, R, & Kincheloe, D., (2009). Party A and Party B: Same Sex Marriage in California. In Johnson, R. (Ed.). Social Justice for All: Creating a More Inclusive Space for the Queer Community. Birkdale Publishers

Sanlo, R., Tate, J., Cushman-Kosar, A., and Ngo, J. (2009) LGBT Resources at International Universities. In The Role of Student Affairs and Services in Higher Education: A Practical Manual for Developing, Implementing and Assessing Student Affairs Programmes and Service, (2nd Ed). Pp. 141-147. Invited submission.

Sanlo, R. (2008). Lavender Graduation. In John Hawley (Ed.), LGBTQ America Today. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group

Sanlo, R. (2008). National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education. In John Hawley (Ed.), LGBTQ America Today. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group

Bourdon, T., & Sanlo, R. (2008). Campus Organizations for GLBTQQ youth. In John Hawley (Ed.), LGBTQ America Today. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group

Sanlo, R., & Bilodeau, B. (March, 2008)). Transgender Issues on Campus. NASPA Leadership Exchange. Invited article.

Sanlo, R. (2007). UCLA Named in the Top Twenty Best Universities for LGBT Students. Spotlight on Campus Life, II(1). Oakland, CA: University of California Office of the President.

Sanlo, R. (2007). Speaking Out: What is Lavender Graduation? In J. Baez, J. Howd, & R. Pepper (Eds.), The Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life of the Princeton Review. New York: Random House, Inc. pp. 297-298.

Sanlo, R. (February, 2007). Queer Quarter: A Snapshot of the Lives of Student Affairs Professionals. GLBT Campus Matters: Guidance for Higher Education, 3(2). Magna Publications. P. 7-8.

Sanlo, R. (2006). Leadership and LGBT Students: Lessons Learned and Taught. NCLP Concepts & Connections, 14(1). University of Maryland, College Park.

Sanlo, R. (2006). Still Here, Still Queer, What’s Changed?: LGBT Student Services Professionals. GLBT Campus Matters, Magna Publications.

Sanlo, R. (2006). Leadership and LGBT Students: Lessons Learned and Taught. Concepts & Connections, 14 (1), pp. 6-7. National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs, University of Maryland.

Sanlo, R., (Ed.) (2005, September), Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal Perspectives: New Directions for Student Services, No. 111, Jossey-Bass.

Sanlo, R., & Hayes, J. (2005). National Coming out Day. In James T. Sears (Ed.), Youth, Education, and Sexualities: An International Encyclopedia, Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Sanlo R. & Strimpel, L. (2005) Lavender Graduation. In James T. Sears (Ed.), Youth, Education, and Sexualities: An International Encyclopedia, Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Sanlo, R. (2005). The LGBT Campus Resource Center. In James T. Sears (Ed.), Youth, Education, and Sexualities: An International Encyclopedia.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Sanlo, R. (2005). The Johns Committee: How it Influenced LGBT Issues in Florida’s Higher Education. In James T. Sears (Ed.), Youth, Education, and Sexualities: An International Encyclopedia.. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Zemsky, B., & Sanlo, R., (2005, September) Do Policies Matter? In R. Sanlo (ed.), Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal Perspectives: New Directions for Student Services, No. 111, Jossey-Bass.

Sanlo, R. (2005, Spring) GLBT College Students: What Institutions Need to Know. On Campus With Women, 34(3). American Association of Colleges and Universieies. http://www.aacu.org/ocww/volume34_3/feature.cfm

Sanlo, R. (2005). Commentary: Reflections on Growing Up Lesbian in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. In J. T. Sears (Ed.) Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Issues in Education: Programs, Policies, and Practices. Haworth Press.

Sanlo, R. (2005, May). My Life as an FIR, or Living with 900 of my 19 year old Friends. UCLA Alumni Magazine. Pp. 19-21.

Sanlo, R. (2004). Lesbian Ex-Lovers by the Numbers: A Reflective But Not Contemplative Love Poem Of Sorts. In J. S. Weinstock & E. D. Rothblum (Eds.), Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The really long term relationships. Haworth Press.

Sanlo, R. (2004) What About the Children? In A. Brown, Ed., Mentsh: Jewish and Gay. Los Angeles: Alyson Publications.

Sanlo, R. (2004). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues On Campus. In L. A. Flowers (Ed.), Diversity
Issues in American Colleges and Universities: Case Studies for Higher Education and Student Affairs Professionals. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers.

Sanlo, R. (2004, Nov.). Thoughts on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Discourse in Teacher Education. Center X Forum, 3(2). pp. 1,9. UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences.

Sanlo, R. (2004). Lesbian Ex-Lovers by the Numbers: A Reflective But Not Contemplative Love Poem Of Sorts. Journal of Lesbian Studies 8(3/4). Haworth Press.

Sanlo, R. (2004). Commentary: Reflections on Growing Up Lesbian in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.  Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education. 1(4). Haworth Press, pp. 51-53.

Sanlo, R. (2004, October). Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual College Students: Risk, Resiliency, and Retention. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice, 6(1), pp. 97-110.

Sanlo, R. (2004, May/June) Book Review: Torres, V., Howard-Hamilton, M. F., & Cooper, D. L. (2003). Identity Development in Diverse Populations: Implications for Teaching and Administration in Higher Education. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report 19(6). Journal of College Student Development, 45(3). pp. 365-368.

Sanlo, R., & Leider, S. (2003). LGBT Issues on American College Campuses. In Ana M. Martinez Aleman & Kristen A. Renn (Eds.), Women In Higher Education: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Press.

Sanlo, R., Rankin, S., & Schoenberg, R. (2002). Our Place on Campus: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Services and Programs in Higher Education. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Sanlo, R. (2002). Campus Dyke Meets Teacher Education: A Marriage Made in Social Justice Heaven. In R. Kissen (Ed.). Getting Ready for Benjamin: Preparing Teachers for Sexual Diversity. New York: Rowan & Littlefield.

Eyermann, T., & Sanlo, R. (2002) Documenting Their Existence: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students in the Residence Halls. In R. Sanlo, S. Rankin, & R. Schoenberg (2002). Our Place on Campus: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Services and Programs in Higher Education. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press

D’Angelo, A. J., Collingsworth, S. D., Esposito, M., Hamlin, G., Sanlo, R., Sausa, L., & Windmeyer, S. L., (2002). Inspiration for LGBT Students & Their Allies. Easton, PA: The  Collegiate EmPowerment Company, Inc.

Sanlo. R. (November 11,  2002). Expectations and Possibilities: The Work of LGBT Campus Resource Centers. NASPA NetResults E-zine. (www.naspa.org/NetResults) Washington, DC: NASPA.

Sanlo, R. (September 5, 2002). Making Campuses Safe for LGBT College Students. Between the Lines. Detroit, MI. p 8.

Sanlo, R. (2002, Winter). Scholarship in Student Affairs: Thinking Outside the Triangle, or Tabasco on Cantaloupe. NASPA Journal, 39(2). pp. 166-180.

Sanlo, R., & Babl, J. (March/April 2001) Book Review: Perez, R. M., DeBord, K. A., & Bieschke, K. J. (2000). The Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients. Journal of College Student Development 42(2), pp. 182-186.

Sanlo, R. (November 5, 2001). Helping LGBT Students Succeed: Reflecting on Allan Johnson’s Book Privilege, Power, and Difference. NASPA NetResults E-zine. (www.naspa.org/NetResults) Washington, DC: NASPA. www.naspa.org/netresults

Sanlo, R, & Leider, S. (September/October 2000) Book Review: Wall, V. A., & Evans, N. J. (Eds.) (2000). Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus. Journal of College Student Development, 41(5), pp. 562-565.

Sanlo, R. (2000, November/December). Lavender Graduation: Acknowledging the Lives and Achievements of LGBT College  Students. Journal of College Student Development. Journal of College Student Development, 41(6).

Sanlo, R. (2000, Spring). The LGBT Campus Resource Center Director: The New Profession in Student Affairs. Washington, DC: NASPA  Journal, 37(3). 485-495.

Sanlo, R. (1999, Spring). Lavender Graduation: Acknowledging the Lives and Achievements of LGBT College Students. The Community Psychologist, 32(2). pp. 54-56.

Sanlo, R. (1999). Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning Women on Campus. In B. Zimmerman  (Ed.), (1999), Encyclopedia of Homosexuality (2nd. ed.), Vol. 1: Lesbian Histories and Cultures. New York: Garland Press.

Sanlo, R. (1999, March). The New Service in Student Affairs: The LGBT Campus Resource Center. Student Affairs Today, 1(12),  p. 3.

Barnett, D., & Sanlo, R. (1998). The Lavender Web. In R. Sanlo, (Ed.). (1998). Working with LGBT College Students: A Handbook for Faulty and Administrators. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Sanlo, R. (1998, October) In Wake of Gay Murder, Look Within. UCLA Today, 19(5). Los Angeles: UCLA.

Sanlo, R. (1998, November). The Death of Matthew Shepard Must be a Profound Wake-Up Call. NASPA Forum, 20(3), p. 7. Washington, DC: NASPA.

Sanlo, R. (1998, June/July). Creating a Safe Campus for LGBT Students and Student Affairs Professionals: Practical Ideas after Convention Theories. NASPA Forum, 19(9).

Sanlo, R. (1998, Spring). UCLA’s LGBT Campus Resource Center: The New Service in Students Affairs. UCLA Student Affairs Today.

Sanlo, R. (1998). Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender College Students: A Handbook for Faulty and Administrators. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Sanlo, R. (1997). Privacy in the Residence Halls: An Unrecognized Concern for LGBT Students. Access: Critical Perspectives on Cultural and Policy Studies in Education, 16(1). pp. 37-41.

Sanlo, R. (1997). Celebrate Your Sexual Orientation! In L. D. Brimner (Ed.), Letters to Our Children. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc.

Sanlo, R. (1997). Parents Supporting their Children: A Larger Look at Love. Family Matters, 3(3). University of Michigan Student Affairs, p. 3.

Sanlo, R. (1995). On Becoming a Grand-dyke. The Family Next Door, 3(1).

Sanlo, R. (1995, October) An Open Letter about LGBT Students. The University Record, 51(9). University of Michigan.

Sanlo, R. (1995, April). Families are Families, No Matter the Gender Makeup. Perspectives on Social Issues. The University Record, 50(30). University of Michigan.

CONSULTATIONS IN UNIVERSITY SETTINGS

Claremont Graduate School
Weber state University
LGBT Institute, California State University Fullerton
California Institute of Integral Studies Expanding the Circle LGBT Summer Institute
LGBT Institute, California State University Fullerton
Humboldt State University
Michigan Tech University
University of California Santa Barbara
Northern Illinois University: External reviewer
National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association environmental scan consultant
UCLA Cultural Recreation Association environmental scan consultant
Purdue University: LGBT Issues on Campus
Marquette University: LGBT Issues on Campus
Southern Oregon University: LGBT Strategic planning
Miami University, Oxford, OH: LGBT Strategic planning
University of Illinois Springfield: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
University of British Columbia: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
University of North Florida: Strategic Planning for LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Pomona College: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Scripps College: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Loyola Marymount: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Cal Tech University: Strategic Planning for LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
University of Florida: Strategic Planning for LGBT Inclusion
California State University Fullerton: Same Sex Marriage
Cal Tech: LGBT Issues in Student Health Care
UCLA GSE&IS Teacher Education Program: LGBT Issues in Education
UCLA Associated Students (ASUCLA) Board of Directors: Vision and Mission Strategic Planning
UCLA Associated Students (ASUCLA) Board of Directors: Values Clarification and Strategic Planning
University of California Santa Barbara: Lesbian Health issues
University of California Santa Barbara: LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Syracuse University, New York: LGBT Health Issues; LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
Princeton University, New Jersey: LGBT Health Issues; LGBT Issues in Student Affairs
University of Hawaii, Oahu: Creating a Safe Campus
University of Florida, Gainesville: LGBT Issues in Education and Higher Education
University of Hawaii, Oahu: Strategic Planning for LGBT Issues on Campus
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA: Domestic Partnership and LGBT Inclusion
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA: Strategic Planning for LGBT Issues on Campus
University of South Florida, Tampa: Providing Services for LGBT Students

University of Southern California: LGBT Issues in Student Health Services

KEYNOTES and PRESENTATIONS

Texas Tech University National Coming Out Week 2018

University of Michigan National Coming Out Week 2018

UCLA Lavender Graduation 20th anniversary

ALMA College

Kent State University Lavender Graduation

Kentucky Human Rights Commission

Expanding the Circle LGBT Conference

NASPA Region IV-E Conference

Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center: Teaching Others to Write

California State University San Marcos, Lavender Graduation

University of North Florida LGBT History Presentation

State of Washington Health Department Alcohol and Other Drugs LGBT Conference

University of California Santa Barbara Student Affairs Conference Keynote and workshop

University of California Northridge

University of Colorado Denver

Michigan Tech University

California State University Fullerton “Thinking Queer” series: “Out of the Closet and Onto the Campus! An LGBT Story Through the Ages”

UC Santa Barbara Lavender Graduation Keynote

Indiana University National Coming Out Day keynote

Purdue University, IN

San Mateo Community College, San Mateo, CA – National Coming Out Day

Towson University Student Affairs conference, Baltimore, MD – LGBT student conference

Connecticut College Commencement speaker

Portland State University, OR – Lavender Graduation

Loyola Marymount University LGBT Faculty Lecture Series, Collegium, Los Angeles, CA

Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, annual conference, Newport Beach.

Lavender Graduation, Cal Poly Pomona

West Coast Regional Admissions and Registrar’s Conference, Long Beach

Lavender Graduation: University of North Florida, Jacksonville

Providing Services for GLBT Students: The Campus Resource Center. National audio conference hosted by Magna Publications

Student Affairs Convocation: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Social Justice and Workplace Issues: Target, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

National Conference of Scholars and Student Affairs Personnel Involved in LGBTQ Issues on Catholic Campuses, Santa Clara University, CA

University of Florida LGBT Conference, Gainesville, FL

California State University Fullerton Lavender Graduation

University of Vermont LGBT Leadership in Student Affairs

Leadership, Collaboration and Action. Western Association of College and University Housing Officers (WACUHO) Annual Conference, Los Angeles.

Celebrating Diversity, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Who Defines Who You Are? National Coming Out Day Celebration. Sonoma State University, CA

Honoring Your Invisible Identities, Oregon State University Lavender Graduation, Corvallis, OR

Honoring Your Invisible Identities, University of California Office of the President LGBT Pride event, Oakland, CA

Acknowledging Your Identity Through History, Silver Threads Lesbians Over 50 Conference. St. Petersburg,  FL

California Polytechnic University Pomona: Lavender Graduation

University of the Pacific: Who Defines You? Celebrating Our Voices

Iowa State University: Celebrating Difference, Celebrating Lives!

University of Florida College of Education LGBT Training

LGBT Train the Trainers on Safe Zones and LGBT Health Care on Campus. for College Health Care Professionals: American College Health Association, Baltimore

Gill Foundation Training Conference: Models of Pride: LGBT Campus Resource Centers. Denver

Southeastern United States Pride Committees Conference: Leadership in a New Era,. University of North Florida,  Jacksonville, FL

NASPA annual conference: Pathways and Possibilities: The Balancing Act of Women Leaders in Student Affair

CIIS LGBT Summer Institute: Strategic Planning in Student Affairs

CIIS Institute: Fundraising in Student Affairs

CIIS LGBT Learning Outcomes

U.S. Dept of Education faculty: LGBT Institute, Minneapolis

Point Foundation annual conference speaker, Chicago

Authors’ Panel, Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward A More Comprehensive Approach. AERA annual conference, New Orleans

SilverThreads Older Lesbians conference. St. Petersburg, FL

NE Florida Council on Aging, LGBT Issues in Aging

Progressive Pathway to the Genius in You!  With Barbra Miner. NASPA Region V-VI Conference, Portland, OR

Identity Movements & Leadership: A Legacy of Transformation, with Alicia Chavez, Larry Roper, Pete Englin, Raechele Pope, Jody Donovan, and Luoluo Hong, NASPA annual conference, March, Chicago

Community College Diversity Roundtable, February, Washington D.C. Hosted by the Human Rights Campaign

Expanding the Circle: Creating an Inclusive Campus Environment pre-conference workshop. California Institute of Integral Studies. February, San Francisco.

Leadership Diversity. NASPA National Conference, Chicago

USC Graduate Students’ workshop on Sexual and Gender Identity in Student Affairs

Professional Standards for the Profession. Ronni Sanlo and Stephanie Gordon. NASPA National Annual Conference, Seattle

New Professionals of Color. Sharon Rocacorba, Judette Tate, Jennifer Wells, Terri Tran, Courri Brady, Ronni Sanlo. NASPA National Annual Conference, Seattle

Professional Standards for the Profession. Ronni Sanlo and Stephanie Gordon. NASPA National Annual Conference, Boston

Navigating NASPA: An Insider’s Guide to the Association, Ronni Sanlo, Sherry Mallory, Anna Carey, Jim Drnek, Anna Liza Garcia, Beth Hellwig Olson, and David McKenzie NASPA Region VI 2007 Conference, Las Vegas

Creating Incredible Allies! Ronni Sanlo and Suzanne Seplow, NASPA Region VI 2007 Conference, Las Vegas

Getting Involved: Making the Most of Your NASPA Experience, Ronni Sanlo, Sherry Mallory, Anna Carey, Jim Drnek, Anna Liza Garcia, Beth Hellwig-Olson, and David McKenzie NASPA Region VI 2007 Conference, Las Vegas

Our Responsibility: Empowering Our Professional Development. Ronni Sanlo, Sandra Estanek, Marie Minnick,  Brent Paterson, and Helen Mamarchev. NASPA/ACPA Joint Conference, Orlando, FL

Assessment, Demographics, and Equity: GLBT Research and the Academy: NASPA/ACPA Joint Conference, Orlando, FL

Curriculum Development for Creating Allies. American Society for Curriculum Development annual conference, Anaheim, CA.

Faculty chat: So what do you do in your Student Affairs graduate preparation program? NASPA Western Regional Conference, San Francisco.

LGBT Issues in Student Affairs, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

LGBT Issues in Student Affairs, Loyola Marymount College, Los Angeles

LGBT Issues in Student Affairs, Scripps College, Claremont

Creating Graduate Student Resource Centers, NASPA Annual Conference, Washington DC, with Dr. Christine Wilson

TransAction: Transgender Issues in Student Affairs, NASPA annual conference, Tampa

Imagining the Money, Honey, or Fundraising for your LGBT Center, NASPA annual conference, Tampa

Risk, Resiliency, and Retention of Sexual Minority College Students, University of Western Kentucky LGBT Conference

Writing and Publishing for the NASPA Journal: Sustainability and Partnerships in Scholarship, NASPA Region VI Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ

LGBT is Not A Sandwich: Creating Change 20 Students at a Time, NASPA Region VI Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ

LGBT is Not A Sandwich: Creating Change 20 Students at a Time, NASPA Multicultural Institute, Las Vegas

Facilitator, NASPA Multicultural Institute Small Group Experience, Las Vegas

Risk, Resiliency, and Retention of Sexual Minority College Students. American Association of

Colleges and Universities 2004 Diversity Conference. Nashville

Women in Higher Education: A Personal Journey. NASPA Annual Conference, Denver

LGBT Issues in the Residence Halls. Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA
Risk, Resiliency, and Retention: LGBT College Students. NASPA Annual Conference, Denver

Creating welcoming student health care environments. American College Health Association annual conference. Miami Beach. With Robert Ward and Dr. Frank Carnivale.

Honoring Your Invisible Identities. American College Health Association annual conference. Miami Beach. With Nancy West

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in Education. University of California Santa Barbara

Everyday Heroes: How Openly LGBT Staff and Students Help to Facilitate Respect in Our Schools. Gay, Lesbian, Straight Educators Network Annual Conference, Los Angeles. With Candace Gingrich.

LGBT Issues in the Residence Halls. Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA

Cultural Competencies in Health Care. Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center’s Third Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health Roundtable

Lavender Graduation: Celebrating the Lives and Achievement of LGBT College Students. ACPA National  Conference, Long Beach, CA

Safe Zone Programs: Supporting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Students. ACPA National Conference, Long Beach, CA. With Robert Ward, ACHA.

Safe Zone Programs: Supporting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Students. NASPA National Conference, Boston, MA. With Robert Ward, ACHA.

Having Fun with CAS: LGBT Standards and Guidelines.  NASPA National Conference, Boston, MA.

Safe Zone Programs: Supporting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Students. ACHA Annual Conference Pre-Conference program. Long Beach, CA. With Robert Ward, ACHA

LGBT Issues in Student Affairs. NASPA Region VI Conference, Maui, HI

LGBT Issues in the Residence Halls. Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA

National Lesbian Health Conference 2001: LGBT Campus Resource Centers and Employee Groups. San Francisco. With Shane Snowdon.

American College Health Association Annual Conference: SafeZones on Campus. Las Vegas, NV. with Robert Ward and Ric Chollar.

Women in Medicine Conference, San Diego. Lesbian College Students: Health Issues and Barriers to Access.

NASPA Annual Convention: Lavender Graduation: Honoring the Lives and Achievements of LGBT College Students, Seattle WA

NASPA Annual Convention: Lesbian College Student Health Study: Health Issues and Barriers to Access, Seattle WA

Oregon State University: Diversity Summit

NASPA Region V-VI Annual Conference: Expanding the Design of our Work: Providing Services for LGBT Students. Monterey, CA

NASPA Region V-VI Annual Conference: Changing Health Services: Results of a Lesbian College Student Health Study. Monterey, CA

American College Health Association (ACHA) Annual Conference, Toronto. “Lesbian College Student Health: Issues and Barriers to Access.” With Evi Desser.

ACPA Annual Conference: LGBT Student Affairs Professionals: Sharing A Vision Of Leadership and Change.  Washington, DC

American Association of Higher Education (AAHE). Beyond a Place at the Table:  How Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Viewpoints Improve Campus Diversity Plans. With Patrick Dilley and Patricia McDonough

NASPA Annual Conference:  Providing Services for LGBT Students: The UCLA Model. Indianapolis

NASPA Annual Conference: LGBT Student Affairs Professionals: Sharing A Vision Of Leadership and Change. Indianapolis

University of California LGBT Association: Lavender Graduation: Honoring the Lives of LGBT Students. UC Davis

Los Angeles ACLU: Working with LGBT College StudentsNASPA Region VI Southern California. Legal Issues in Student Affairs

Human Rights Campaign Student Leadership Training, Washington, DC. Developing an LGBT Campus Conference

UCLA Lavender Graduation.

NASPA Annual Conference, New Orleans. Ripples to Waves: Utilizing Individual, Cultural, and Institutional Diversity Development. With Alicia Chavez, Florence Guido DiBrito, & Tony Ross.

NASPA Annual Conference, New Orleans. Illegitimate Imbalance: Disenfranchised Voices of the Disability and LGBT Experience. With Lynn Stoller.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Creating Change Annual Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh. Envisioning Your Leadership Journey.

NASPA Region VI Annual Conference, Santa Barbara. Illegitimate Imbalance: Disenfranchised Voices of the Disability and LGBT Experience. With Lynn Stoller.

NASPA Region VI Annual Conference, Santa Barbara. Models of Pride: University of California LGBT Campus Resource Centers.

Hillel International Leadership Training Camp Faculty. Invisible Identities, Including Jewish LGBT  Students in Hillel: Vision and Leadership

NASPA Annual Conference, Philadelphia. Including LGBT in Diversity Education: A Town Meeting.  With Sue Rankin.

NASPA Annual Conference, Philadelphia. Courageous Leadership: Providing Services for LGBT Students.

NASPA Annual Conference, Philadelphia. Establishing an LGBT Campus Resource Center. With Sue Rankin and Robert Schoenberg.

RELATED AFFILIATIONS

The Dramatists Guild of America
Family Equality Council

International Centre for Women Playwrights

Palm Springs Writers Guild

Olympic Peninsula Authors

American Association of Community Theater

National Advisory Committee, Expanding the Circle Summer Institute, CIIS 2011-present

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) 1994-present

Legacy of the Profession recognition, 2010

Joint National Task Force on Professional Competencies and Standards, 2009-2010

NASPA Awards Presenter, annual conference, Seattle, 2009

Pillar of the Profession 2008

Alice Manicur Symposium 2008

National Board Member: Professional Standards Chair, 2007-2009

Diamond Club member, 2006-present

Region VI Southern California Executive Committee, 2005-2007

Student Affairs Professionals Working In and With Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community 2006-present

Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program Task Force, 2004-05

Faculty, NASPA Region VI Mid-Level Managers Institute. Flagstaff, 2002

Faculty, NASPA National Workshop on Cultural Climate Assessment, Taos, NM.

Diversity Development in Student Affairs. With Alicia Chavez, Florence Guido-DiBrito, and Tony Ross. 1998

Regional Chair (VI) Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Issues Network

Region VI Southern California Professional Development Committee

National Conference Program Reviewer 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010

National Chair: GLBT Issues Network, 1997-1999

New Professionals Mentor, 1998, 1999, 2000

National Affirmative Action Ad Hoc Committee, 1998

National Networks Restructuring Ad Hoc Committee, 1997

Regional Chair (IV-E), GLBT Issues Network, 1995-1997National Institute LGBT People and Issues in Higher Education, March 2005, Tampa, FL

National Summit of the State of LGBT People and Issues in Higher Education, March 2004, Denver

National Summit of the State of LGBT People and Issues in Higher Education, March 2003, St. Louis    National Summit of the State of LGBT People and Issues in Higher Education, March 2002, Boston       

National Summit of the State of LGBT People and Issues in Higher Education, March 2001, Seattle 

American Educators Research Association (AERA), 1993 to present

American College Personnel Association (ACPA), 1994 to present
Commission for Graduate and Professional School Educators
Task Force on Competencies for the Profession 2007

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals 1996-present; Founding Chair, 1996-1999

National LGBTQ College Student Survey Advisory Council, 2001-2002

American College Health Association (ACHA)

Healthy Campus 2010 Committee (2000-present)

ACHA HIV/AIDS Material Program Review Panel (2003-2007)

Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Board of Directors, 1999 to 2002

National Union of Jewish LGBT Students Board of Governors, 1999 to 2002, Founding Chair

Gay Lesbian Straight Educators Network (GLSEN) Campus Project Advisory Board, 1998 to 1999

COMMUNITY SERVICE

LGBT Center of the Desert Ocotillo Member – 2017 – pres

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Liberty Circle – 2017 – pres

L-Fund Palm Springs – 2017 – pres

Family Equality Council Grandparent Mentor – 2012 – pres

Antioch University Masters in LGBT Specialization Degree Advisory Board – 2007-2009

Honolulu Marathon, Honolulu, HI, raising money for AIDS Project Los Angeles

Liberty Hill Foundation LGBT Funding Board, Los Angeles – 2005 to 2006

Women on a Roll Community Organization, Board Member, Chair, – 2002 to 2009

Honolulu Marathon, Honolulu, HI, raising money for AIDS – 2005

Honolulu Marathon, Honolulu, HI, raising money for AIDS Project Los Angeles – 2004

National AIDS Marathon Training Marathon, Los Angeles, CA – 2003

National AIDS Marathon Training Marathon, Los Angeles, CA – 2002

Marine Corp Marathon, Washington, DC, raising money for AIDS Project Los Angeles – 2001

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

UCLA Lavender Leader Award, UCLA, 2018

Ronni Sanlo Emerging Student Leader, UCLA, 2018

OutStanding Voices, Palm Springs, 2018

When I Arise award, Palm Springs Opera Arts ofr Education, 2018, with wife Kelly Watson

Spirit of Stonewall Award, Greater Palm Springs Pride, 2015

Accepted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame Book of Legacies and Lives, 2013

Outstanding Faculty in Residence, UCLA

UCLA Faculty Recognition Award, First Year Seminars

Living the Legacy of the Profession of Student Affairs award, NASPA

Touch the Future Award. Vox Femina Los Angeles and the California Senate

Ronni Sanlo Student Leadership Award inaugurated at the University of North Florida

NASPA Pillar of the Profession

Named Top Twenty Most Influential Lesbian Academics, Curve Magazine

Recognition by the National Consortium of LGBT Center Directors at 10th anniversary as founding chair

Selected for the Alice Manicur Symposium for Women Aspiring to be Senior Student Affairs Officers. Sponsored by NASPA. Clearwater, FL

City of Los Angeles City Council Community Hero award for Lavender Graduation

Recognition by the California Senate for receiving the Los Angeles LGBT Community Hero  award

Recognition by the California Assembly for contributions to the LGBT community of Southern California

NASPA Region VI Distinguished Service to the Profession

Named among University of Florida Alumni Gators to Know

Certificate of Recognition, California Senate

Certificate of Recognition, City of Los Angeles

Certificate of Recognition, City of West Hollywood

LGBT Community Advocate Award, presented by the Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association of Southern California

Professional Achievement, LACE Women’s Night Event, presented by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, 2005

UCLA Staff Recognition Award presented by the UCLA Staff Assembly

National Service to the Community Award. NASPA Annual Conference.

Letter of Appreciation. Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)

UCLA Dr. Robert M. Stevenson Distinguished Faculty in Residence Award

James LuValle Distinguished Service Award by the UCLA Graduate Student Association

Scholar: The Sumner Symposium of the Program for Health and Higher Education, American Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington DC

NASPA Exemplary Program Award for the UCLA Lavender Graduation

Featured in the University of Florida Alumni Magazine

Project 10 Community Service Award

Southern California Lambda Medical Association Community Service Award

UCLA Student Affairs Award in recognition of outstanding support to UCLA Student Affairs

Nominated for Leadership for a Changing World, Ford Foundation

Selected for the UCLA Professional Development Program UCLA Chancellor’s Fair & Open Academic Environment Award 1999-2000. Presented by the UCLA Faculty Senate

Named in OUT Magazine’s 2000 Years 2000 Queers

Lavender Graduation: Outstanding Programming Recognition presented by American College Unions-International.

Listed in St. James Press Gay & Lesbian Almanac

Outstanding Work in Multicultural Issues presented by the UCLA Multicultural Programming Committee

Honorary Chair. Age and Wisdom Conference: Honoring the Lives of Older Lesbian and Gay People. American Express, Detroit

Outstanding Advocate and Friend. Queer Unity Project Student Association. University of Michigan

Community Service Award. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), Ann Arbor

Outstanding Contribution to LGBT Students. Queer Student Regional Summit, Eastern Michigan University

Model Mentor Award. Triangle Foundation, Detroit

HIV/AIDS Resource Center Outstanding Community Service Award, Ann Arbor, MI

Vision Award. Lesbian and Gay Community Service Award, Jacksonville, FL

Educational Leave with Full Pay by the State of Florida to study for doctoral comprehensive examinations.

Outstanding Service Award for Professionalism in AIDS Education in the Schools. Awarded by the State of Florida Health and Rehabilitative Services.
Outstanding Community Service Award. Minority AIDS Services Coalition of Northeast Florida
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