Chip Rogers joined PFLAG this year and is the Assistant Coach of the Miami University Women's Field of Hockey Team. With his help, the RedHawks have captured the MAC regular season championship and the MAC Tournament championship each of the past three seasons and have totaled 10 championships during his tenure. As a passionate advocate for the sport, Rogers is a national consultant for schools adding field hockey, having helped over a dozen schools successfully reinstate or add the sport to their athletic departments. He has presented at a number of conferences and is one of the national authorities on the development of new programs.
Sabrina Jewell is a founding member of Oxford Area PFLAG and has been the treasurer since 2015. She is an advocate for many groups including LGBTQ+, elderly and low income to name a few. Her paid position is with Oxford Seniors as the Outreach Coordinator. In her free time, Sabrina enjoys gardening, kayaking, biking, and hiking with her dogs or traveling with her family. Fun fact: she has worked for two circuses!
Mat Hall has served the Miami University community as the Associate Director of LGBTQ+ Initiatives in the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion since January 2024. Mat received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Miami University, a Master's of Education in College Student Personnel from Ohio University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at SUNY University at Buffalo. Mat's research focus examines the experience of queer and trans sexual assault survivors who are navigating university systems. Other research areas include issues of queer diaspora, the impact of anti-LGBTQ legislation on queer and trans young people, and the intersections of arts-based practice and the narration of LGBTQ+ histories. Mat enjoys reading, travel, and cooking; and, he is a dog dad to a spoiled boston terrier named Rupert.
Megan Kuykendoll is a community member and parent in the Oxford area. In their professional work, they are the Director of the Dennis L. Carlson Sexuality Education Studies Center and faculty in the Department of Family Science & Social Work. They teach FSW 365: Family Life Sexuality Education and work with a variety of students and professionals on issues related to sex and sexuality within and outside of Miami University's Oxford campus. Megan's work strives to be inclusive, accessible, and equitable across a variety of formats, and they promote evidence-informed and justice-oriented sexuality education. This work directly aligns with Megan's role in the PFLAG board and creates additional connections across community. Megan is looking forward to what the Oxford Area PFLAG can do for the community in supporting our LGBTQIA+ youth, community members, and their families.
Kim Ogle earned her Ph.D. from Miami University in the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, studying end of life issues for older adults. After graduating with her Ph.D., she was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Scripps Gerontology Center, located at Miami University. During that time she developed curriculum regarding end-of-life care for Certified Nursing Assistants who work in long term care facilities. In 2019 Kim earned the certification of Death Doula from the Conscience Dying Institute in Boulder, Co. Additionally, she is certified as a thanatologist from the Association of Death Education and Counseling and was a funeral director for over 20 years. She and her life partner live on 40 acres with six goats, 3 dogs and six cats.
Mark Radlinski is an Upper Elementary and Middle School teacher at the McGuffey Montessori School. He is married with one daughter and has lived in Oxford since 1992. Mark enjoys riding and fixing scooters and is the Membership Director of the Vespa Club of America.
Zack Tucker is a queer Oxford resident who teaches at Miami University. As a PFLAG Board Member, Zack aims to celebrate queer joy, build relationships, and use his abilities as a designer and activist to activate an inclusive, shared future for the LGBTQ+ community and their families in the Oxford area. In his free time, Zack enjoys swimming, walking on the Oxford Area Trails, meditating in Western Woods, and cuddling with his two cats, Pawla Abdul and Pacifico.