Office of LGBTQ Services Staff
DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF LGBTQ SERVICES
Erica (Gordon) Lawrence (she/her/hers)
Erica Lawrence started as the Director of the Office of LGBTQ Services at Dickinson College in July 2014. She also serves as one of the College Deans. Prior to this position, Erica was a member of the Campus Life and subsequent Student Leadership & Campus Engagement team since 2008. In that role, she worked with MOB, Student Senate, the Panhellenic Council, and leadership programs.
Erica holds a B.A. in Sociology from Franklin & Marshall College and a M.A. in Counseling in Higher Education/Student Affairs from the University of Delaware. She currently serves as the President of the LGBTQ Alumni Council at her undergraduate alma mater.
Outside of work, Erica enjoys hiking trails in beautiful Central PA, running long distances, traveling, watching soccer, musical theatre, reading, cooking, listening to music, going to concerts, and spending time with friends and family. She lives in midtown Harrisburg with her wife and their two cats, Fiyero & Elphie.
STUDENT PRIDE COORDINATORS
We are now accepting applications for our 2018-2019 Pride Coordinator positions. Click here for more information and to apply!
PROGRAMMING & EVENTS PRIDE COORDINATORS
Cat Bohner (She/Her/Hers)
Cat is an English and Environmental Studies double major. She is entering her Sophomore year and is looking forward to being a Pride Coordinator for LGBTQ Services. She is really excited to work on the Out on Britton event we hold every year and foster a safe and open space here on campus!
Paul Lafferty (He/Him/His)
Paul is a member of the class of 2020. His intended majors are Spanish and French with a minor in Women’s Gender Sexuality Studies. He is serving as Pride Coordinator and is looking forward to educating and helping others!
JR Williams (They/Them/Theirs)
JR (they/them/theirs) is a Class of 2018 English and Spanish double major working as a Programming and Events Pride Coordinator. They are so very excited to be able to work with the Office of LGBTQ Services this fall because they know how much the office and community helped and welcomed them in their years at Dickinson, and JR wants to be able to do the same for other students.
TRAINING & EDUCATION PRIDE COORDINATORS
Drey Battle (he/him/his or they/them/theirs)
Drey is a senior American Studies major. Their favorite aspect of Dickinson is the multitude of opportunities for engagement available to students. As a Training & Education Pride Coordinator, they are excited to help educate and inform his peers while also thinking of creative and realistic ways to inspire Dickinsonians to share what they learn with their communities back home.
NEWS, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS PRIDE COORDINATOR
Courtney Gamache (she/her/hers)
Courtney is a senior majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She is incredibly grateful for the connections she's made as a student at Dickinson College. She is excited to work with the Office of LGTBQ Services to spread awareness of what we do.