Meet Our Team

Joe FrazierDirector: Joe Frazier

  • Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
  • M.S. Sociology, M.A. Philosophy
  • Fun Fact: Enjoys audio books

 

Emily Dixon headshotAssistant Director: Emily Dixon

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Greenville, NC
  • M.A. Business Management
  • Fun Fact: Currently a Doctoral Student at Nova Southeastern University pursuing an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership

OII Student Staff

Team 1

Pelumi AderinokunPelumi Aderinokun

  • Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Year/Major: Class of 2022, Computer Science
  • Fun Fact: I like basketball

 Areli Carrera Nogales Areli Carrera Nogales headshot

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Year/Major: Sophomore, Education with Special Education minor 
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • Fun Fact: I love making friends

Kameron Guess
Kameron Guess

  • Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Year/Major: Sophomore, Exercise Science 
  • Fun Fact: I coach elementary and middle school kids


Shreya BaruaShreya Barua

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Tucson, AZ
  • Year/Major: Junior, Double Major in Elementary Education and Special Education
  • Fun Fact: I love watching sunsets

Team 2

Khiarah CraigKhiarah Craig headshot

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
  • Year/Major: Junior, Sociology
  • Fun fact: I want to own my own Nonprofit

Tionna GarnerTionna

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Year/Major: Sophomore, Nursing
  • Fun Fact: I can speak 3 different languages

Vickie HillaryVickie Hillary headshot

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Year/Major: Junior, Communication 
  • Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota is where I was raised but I currently live in Louisville, Kentucky 
  • Fun Fact: I was a Girl Scout when I was younger and became a Park Steward while in high school, however I have never been camping.

Brianna SpikenerAniya Rhoades

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
  • Year/Major: Junior, Criminal Justice & Psychology
  • Fun Fact: I am the oldest 7.

Team 3

James Harwell James Harwell headshot
  • Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Year/Major: Junior, Communication 
  • Fun fact: I’m a photographer 


Damon McClellanDamon McClellan

  • Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Hometown: Cloverport, Kentucky
  • Year/Major: Sophomore, Computer Science
  • Fun Fact: During the summer I work as a full-time leaf blower at Holiday World Splashin Safari

Grace E. MichelsGrace Michels

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Lexington
  • Year/Major: Junior, Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Fun Fact: I am pretty good at making balloon animals!

Brianna SpikenerHannah Stewart

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Year/Major: Sophomore, Secondary English Education
  • Fun Fact: My favorite book is The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Team 4

Jomiya Coleman Jomiya Coleman

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Year/Major: Senior, Health Services
  • Fun Fact: I love elephants

Amela KovacevicAmela Kovacevic

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • Year/Major: Senior; English/History double major, Political Science minor
  • Fun Fact: I'm of Bosnian and Croatian decent and can speak the languages fluently!

Taylor Garrison headshotTaylor Garrison

  • Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Hometown: Crestwood, KY
  • Major: Psychology Major with a minor in Communication
  • Fun fact: I have never owned a pet


Amber SchoolsAmber Schools

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: Cynthiana, KY
  • Year/Major: Senior, Political Science and Theatre with a Pre-Law track
  • Fun Fact: Brianna Spikner is my roommate.

Brianna SpikenerBrianna Spikener

  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Hometown: St. Louis, MO
  • Year/Major: Junior, Political Science and Criminal Justice double major
  • Fun Fact: I live with Amber Rose