LGBTQ+ Faculty Staff Council

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QFSC is a constituency organization representative of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s goal to be more inclusive and diverse. Its mission is to provide support, advance the interests, recognize the historical context, and promote the welfare of LGBTQ+ Civil Service, Administrative Professional, and faculty at SIU Carbondale.

Our Bylaws and Operation Papers for further information.

Bylaws and Operation Papers

Contact Info for officers:

President, Priscilla Pimentel
Digital Imaging Specialist, Center for Teaching Excellence

Vice President, Sandy Pensoneau-Conway
Director of School of Communication Studies

Treasurer, Juniper Oxford
Coordinator of the LGBTQ Resource Center

Secretary, Jaime Conley
Director of Career Services


A/P Staff, Tamarah Cook
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

Civil Service, Maxbiya Shawl
Administrative Aide, Center for Rural Health

Faculty, Dr. Allison Hammer
WGSS coordinator and assistant professor School of Africana & Multicultural Studies

Important Events

Fall Semester:

Spring Semester:

Please contact a council member for specific dates each semester.

LGBTQ+ Campus Resources

LGBTQ Safe Zone