GLBTQRC Staff

Full-Time Staff

Scarlet Bowen
Director
Email: scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu
Phone: 303-492-2966
Office: C4C N450-B

After working as an Assistant Professor of English and LGBT Studies at CU-Boulder from 2003-2011, Scarlet became Director the GLBTQ Resource Center in January, 2012. She enjoys talking to students about their evolving identities and passions, and about events and programs students would like to see on campus. She also helps to advocate for students, faculty and staff on issues such as classroom inclusiveness, gender identity healthcare, domestic partner benefits, and other policies and situations affecting the well-being of LGBTQ and allied people. You can come to the Center anytime to meet with Scarlet individually and learn about the Center.

Scarlet has an MA in English from the University of Miami and a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Committed both to queer studies scholarship and activism, Scarlet has published a book and articles on laboring-class gender and sexuality, female masculinity, queering heterosexuality, and Women's Studies on the U.S./Mexico Border. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, seeing independent films, and traveling.
Click here for Scarlet Bowen's Curriculum Vitae

Shevonne Nelson
Assistant Director
Email: shevonne.nelson@colorado.edu
Phone: 303-492-7218
Office: C4C N450-C

I graduated from Weber State University, in Utah with a B.I.S in Communication, Family Studies, and Fashion Merchandising. After working in Multicultural Student Services for several years, I decided to pursue a Master¹s Degree in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University, in Ohio. I have worked various functional areas within the Division of Student Affairs including: Admissions, Financial Aid Residence Life, and Student Activities. I am passionate about supporting all students; especially those from historically disenfranchised populations as they navigate through their college experience.

Student Staff

Brendon Chavez
Communications Coordinator
Email: brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Brendon is a third-year undergraduate student studying Film and Ethnic Studies. As the Communications Coordinator, he maintains the GLBTQRC website, email list, and social media, in addition to promoting events and services. Outside of school, he loves to draw and paint, create short films and bake with his little sister.

Sam Teets
Office Coordinator and Receptionist
Email: Samuel.Teets@colorado.edu

Sam Teets is a fourth-year undergraduate who studies dance, English, and French literature. As the Office Coordinator and Receptionist, you may see Sam answering the phone, ordering and organizing office supplies, performing miscellaneous administrative tasks, and greeting you when you walk into the Center. Outside of class, he enjoys dancing, water coloring, writing poetry, playing board games, and watching science-fiction and horror movies.

Vasanth Rajasekar
Outreach and Events Coordinator
Email: vasanth.rajasekar@colorado.edu

Vasanth is a third year under graduate student pursuing degrees in Integrative Physiology, Psychology, and Music. As the Outreach and Events coordinator, Vasanth works to get and train volunteers, spread word about the RC’s mission and programs, and help plan events with other student groups. He likes Art Installations, mid-afternoon tea, exploring, and going on adventures with his friends.

Morgan Seamont
Graduate Student Outreach & Assessment Coordinator
Email: morgan.seamont@colorado.edu

As the Graduate Student Outreach and Program Assessment Coordinator starting Fall 2011, Morgan aims to get graduate students more involved with center as well as assessing how the GLBTQRC is meeting the needs of everyone on campus. He has been serving as a Peer Educator for the GLBTQRC and works with Out Boulder's Speak Out program. He holds a Master's degree in Anthropology specializing in Archaeology, and is now working towards a PhD in Cultural Anthropology. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies, reading anything non-academic, soaking his feet in Boulder Creek, and sampling the great breweries in the area.

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