Interim Director, Office of Inclusion Education
Ida Balderrama-Trudell (she/her/hers) has 20 years of higher education experience. She is a first generation college student who enjoys making meaningful connections with students and being a small part of their life journey. She’s also a Girl Scout leader for both of her daughter’s Girl Scout Troops, loves cooking, and reading and most importantly spending time with loved ones and dear colleagues. She is committed to life-long learning, self-care and advocacy and is a proud Chicana, born in California, raised in Texas and living in Wisconsin. She holds a master’s degree in Human Development & Family Studies from UW-Madison and bachelor’s degrees from Texas Tech University, in both Psychology and Human Development & Family Studies. She is currently in an EdD program in Student Affairs Administration at UW LaCrosse.
Program Director, Our Wisconsin
Aaric Guerriero (he/him/his) is the Program Director for Our Wisconsin. He is a student affairs professional with 15 years of experience leading departments and programs focused on identity, inclusion, and social justice. He has served as the Director of three different LGBT campus centers and has a particular passion for elevating voices of queer, trans, and non-binary folx of color. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, as well as a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration both from Central Michigan University. Aaric resides in Madison with his pets, and best friends, Dot and Mika.
Social Justice Education Programs
Program Director, Social Justice Education
Caitlyn LoMonte (she/her/hers) serves as the Program Director for Social Education for the Office of Inclusion Education. Caitlyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida where she was a Machen Florida Opportunity Scholar. She served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the University of Florida providing resources, support, and outreach to first generation college students and high risk high school students in the Gainesville, FL community before moving to Chicago, IL to pursue a Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies from DePaul University. Caitlyn is passionate about social change, education, empowerment and building a more inclusive campus together.
Social Justice Education Specialist
Sam Becker (she/her/hers) serves as the Social Justice Education Specialist for the Multicultural Student Center. She grew up in the Chicagoland area and identifies as begrudgingly, but solidly, Midwestern. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy from Roosevelt University in Chicago before earning a Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. Her experiences in librarianship influence her emphasis on information access and education as critical to one’s autonomy and personal empowerment. She is excited to work with UW Madison students and contribute to the work of building an inclusive community together.
Tiffany Lee (she/her/hers) is a Black queer femme from York City. She has Master’s degrees in Gender and Women’s Studies and Afro-American Studies from UW Madison. Her scholarship and activism are centered on queer folk of color. She enjoys (good) spoken word, clever Internet memes, and challenging oppressive structures – small and large. She is extremely excited to bring her passion and experience to help create and sustain an empowering environment for queer people and our allies on this campus.
Social Justice Hub
Program Director, Social Justice Hub
Jim Rogers (he/him/his) has led the Social Justice Hub since opening in 2019. Jim supports the Social Justice Action teams in the Social Justice Hub, dialogue based workshops and is committed to promoting social justice-related programs on campus and beyond. He is committed to supporting students and campus members working towards diversity, equity and inclusion using a social justice lens and improving the quality of life for all. Biking, traveling and gaining new perspectives all excite Jim.
Reonda Washington (she/her/hers) contributes to Inclusion Education as the Assessment Coordinator. She is also affiliated with UHS Prevention as an Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Specialist. She is our resident data czar.