Title IX Advisory Group Members

Below you will find bios for the Advisory Group Members for 2022. Not all members are confidential resources, and those who are will be indicated by an asterisk.

Katherine Fick*

Associate College Pastor
P(507) 786-3287

Katie is an associate college pastor and has received training in pastoral care and counseling, as well as training related to being a confidential resource on campus. As part of the College Ministry Office, she meets with students on a variety of issues and has provided care for students going through Title IX processes at St. Olaf

Emily Foster

Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Senior Women’s Administrator
P(952) 334-5728

Emily is the Head Women’s Volleyball coach and senior woman administrator (SWA) at St. Olaf. The designation of SWA is intended to encourage and promote the involvement of female administrators in meaningful ways in the decision-making process in intercollegiate athletics. The designation is intended to enhance representation of female experience and perspective at the institutional, conference, and national levels, and support women’s interests. The SWA will provide diverse points of contact on senior management teams for students and staff to bring issues or concerns.

Jodi Malmgren

Director of International & Off Campus Studies
P(507) 786-3375

Jodi is the appointed chair of the Title IX advisory group. She convenes the meetings of the advisory group, ensuring faculty, staff, and student representation. The group is charged with gathering feedback to inform St. Olaf’s ongoing review of its Title IX policies and procedures. In her role as Director of International and Off-Campus Studies, she communicates about students’ rights and responsibilities while off campus and supports students who experience sexual misconduct.

Zita Toth Gaddis

Assistant Director of Student Activities

Zita Toth Gaddis (she/her/hers) serves as the Assistant Director of Student Activities at St. Olaf College. In this capacity, she works closely with students through the Student Government Association (SGA) and student organizations. Zita is passionate about the application of best practices in student safety, risk management, and holistic well-being in student programming, and beyond.

James Hanson

Associate Professor of Religion

Caroline Pecore

Student Representative from the Consent and Sexual Respect Initiative

Emma Dougherty

Student Representative from SARN