About the Trainers

Safe Space trainers represent departments and divisions across Kennesaw State University's campus. Trainers are allies of and / or members of the GLBTIQ community who are dedicated to the mission of the Safe Space Program, and hope to create a comfortable and inclusive environment for all campus constituencies.


Ana Baida, Associate Director of Career Services

Dr. Patti Bullock, Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Dr. Michele DiPietro, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Jessica Duvall, Program Coordinator, GLBTIQ Student Retention Services

Amanda Gazaway Long, Experiential Education Coordinator

Dr. Teresa Joyce, Associate Provost

Rob Nolen, Culinary Services Manager

Dr. Michael Sanseviro, Dean of Student Success

Kathryn Siggelko, Administrative Associate, Health Clinic

Susan Ristau, Licensed Professional Counselor