Institutional Compliance

Sanaz Okhovat

Sanaz Okhovat

Chief Compliance Officer

Provides leadership to the University’s institutional compliance and ethics program by developing, implementing and monitoring the university’s programs and policies while overseeing Compliance, Institutional Equity and Title IX Initiatives.

Contact Sanaz by email at [email protected]

Institutional Equity and Title IX Initiatives

Marco Mendoza

Marco Mendoza, MPA

Senior Director of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator

Develops, implements, and monitors university programs and policies promoting and ensuring compliance with Title IX including educational programs and training for students, faculty, and staff. Investigates allegations of discrimination and sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, and retaliation under the University’s Nondiscrimination and Sexual Misconduct policies.

Serves as the university’s Title IX Coordinator. Marco has received ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Level Four Certification.

Contact Marco by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-5202.

Heather Dragoo

Heather Dragoo, MPA, JD, CAAP

Director of Institutional Equity & EEO and ADA Coordinator

Develops, implements, and monitors university programs and policies promoting and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and university equal opportunity, affirmative action, and nondiscrimination requirements including educational programs and training for faculty, staff, and students.

Serves as the university’s ADA Coordinator. Heather has received ATIXA Title IX Coordinator and Civil Rights Investigator Level Four Certifications.

Contact Heather by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-5203.

Nona Johnson

Nona Johnson, MS

Equity and EEO Investigator

Investigates allegations of discrimination and harassment based on protected class (including race, color, religion, sex , national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), sexual misconduct, and retaliation.

Nona has received ATIXA Title IX Coordinator and Civil Rights Investigator Level One Certifications.

Contact Nona by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-5207.

Chad Best

Chad Best, MPA, JD

Equity and Title IX Investigator

Investigates allegations of discrimination and harassment based on protected class (including race, color, religion, sex , national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), sexual misconduct, and retaliation.

Contact Chad by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-5205.

Anissa Williams

Anissa Williams

Case Intake and Communications Coordinator

Coordinates the intake and communications process for incoming cases to the Office of Compliance, Institutional Equity and Title IX Initiatives. Provides administrative support to the Title IX Coordinator and Investigators in investigation of complaints. Collaborates with the Title IX Coordinator to develop Equity and Title IX related programming essential for educational outreach campus wide.

Anissa has received ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Level One Certification and Title IX Training and Certification through AI.

Contact Anissa by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-6010.

 

Nona Johnson

Jennifer Del Rosario, CEOP

Administrative Assistant II

Manages the general administrative operations for the Office of Institutional Compliance, Equity, and Title IX Initiatives including the fiscal and administrative support, marketing and organizational awareness, and programming support.

Contact Jennifer by email at [email protected] and phone at 972-883-2306.

General Contact Information

Mailing Address

800 W. Campbell Road SPN 15
Richardson, Texas 75080

Phone

972-883-2306

Fax

972-883-4470

Physical Address

Synergy Park North 2.720
3000 Waterview Pkwy
Richardson, Texas 75080

Email Adresses

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Brittany Magelssen, Communications Manager, at [email protected] or 972-883-4357.