Staff & Contact Information

Director of the LGBT Resource Center


Graduate Assistants

brett stachlerBrett Stachler

Pronouns: He, Him, and His

Phone: 847-491-1205
Fax: 847-467-6878

Brett, originally from Chicago, IL, is a Graduate Assistant for the LGBT Resource Center. He completed his bachelor's degree in Psychology at Roosevelt University and is currently working towards his master's degree in Higher Education at Loyola University. Brett's previous work in student affairs includes campus activities, new student orientation, admissions, peer instruction, and residence life; during which he implemented different LGBTQ initiatives. Brett's interests and readings are in college student development, Queer history and social development, and critical social theory. In his spare time, Brett enjoys creating events for friends and family, catching up on old and new music, and riding on the lakefront trail.

Student Interns

Angel Angel Ayon

Education and Programming Student Intern

Pronouns: Angel

Angel is a second year student studying Gender and Sexuality Studies with an intended minor in Latina and Latino Studies. Angel is an independent body advocating for the rights and well being of marginalized students, through  work with Project ShoutOUT and M.E.Ch.A. Angel enjoys surfing the internet for beautiful spoken word poetry and long walks down a snowy Sheridan Road. 

zach nZach Nicol

Operations Student Intern

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Zach is a junior and is majoring in Theatre and considering a major in Creative Writing. He is a returning LGBT Resource Center assistant, and hails from New Jersey. In his free time, Zach enjoys going to concerts, writing, eating at delicious restaurants, and spending time with friends.

collin riceCollin Rice

Technology Student Intern

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Collin is a junior Theatre major in the School of Communication planning on picking up minors in Gender Studies and Dance.  From the small village (yes, village) of Brown Deer, Wisconsin, Collin is a native to the Midwest.  On campus, he is a member of Extreme Measures, one of the many a cappella groups at NU, as well as the Digital Media Chair of Spectrum Theatre Company, a student theatre group focused on sociopolitical conversation.  When he isn’t in rehearsals, meetings, or doing homework, Collin enjoys knitting, watching BBC television shows, and eating custard.  This is Collin’s second year as an assistant for the LGBT Resource Center.