Contact Us

To reach the on-call member of our team during regular business hours, please call (816) 235-1771.

KC Atchinson, J.D.
Director of Equity & Title IX
Title IX Coordinator/Equity Officer
Employee ADA Coordinator

Green Dot Facilitator
816-235-6705
atchinsonk@umkc.edu

KC Atchinson (she/her/hers) leads both the Office of Equity & Title IX (ETIX) and RISE: Resources, Intervention, Support, & Education, as well as offering conflict management and mediation services, and facilitating Green Dot, UMKC’s bystander intervention program.


Marcelle Cooper, Ed.D.
Equal Opportunity Investigator
Equity & Title IX Trainer
816-235-6910
mtcr29@umkc.edu

Marcelle Cooper (she/her/hers) investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s protected identity and provides supportive measures for students, faculty, and staff who work with ETIX.  Marcelle also provides training to UMKC departments and student organizations on Equity and Title IX, and serves as a designated investigator for other complaints of policy violations as needed. 


Jacob Lazzo, J.D.
Equal Opportunity Investigator
Equity & Title IX Trainer
816-235-1410
jml6dq@umkc.edu

Jacob Lazzo (he/him/his) investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s protected identity and provides supportive measures for students, faculty, and staff who work with ETIX.  Jacob also provides training to UMKC departments and student organizations on Equity and Title IX, and serves as a designated investigator for other complaints of policy violations as needed. 


Madison McBratney, J.D.
Equal Opportunity Investigator
Equity & Title IX Trainer
816-235-6522
mjm5h3@umkc.edu

Madison McBratney (she/her/hers) investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s protected identity and provides supportive measures for students, faculty, and staff who work with ETIX.  Madison also provides training to UMKC departments and student organizations on Equity and Title IX, and serves as a designated investigator for other complaints of policy violations as needed. 


Christi Roeder
Equity Assistant
Data Administrator
Green Dot Facilitator
816-235-1323
roederc@umkc.edu 

Christi Roeder manages the ETIX database and filing system and tracks and compiles aggregate data for our annual reports, as well as performing numerous administrative tasks in support of ETIX’s mission. Christi also frequently serves as a Green Dot facilitator, working to educate UMKC’s campus community on bystander intervention.


FAX: 816-235-6537