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Kathy Moxley

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Director

Kathy Fahl Moxley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and for the past 20 years has served in various nonprofit administrative capacities toward the advancement of women and girls.    Since 2007, Kathy has served as the director of the University of Oklahoma’s Women’s Outreach Center.  In this role she coordinates gender-based violence prevention and response for the university as well as numerous programs for students including Sooner Ally – a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultural and awareness training that aims to create an LGBTQ-affirming campus. Kathy is a facilitator for the Start Smart campus initiative on the gender wage gap and pay equity for women.

As the University’s OU Advocates coordinator, Kathy manages a team of 40 volunteer advocates who respond to instances of campus sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and harassment.  In 2012, she was certified as a Title IX Coordinator.

Kathy was also the 2014 NASW-OK Chapter Social Worker of the Year and received the Deana M. Franke Moving Upstream Award from the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, recognizing her work in the field of sexual assault prevention. 

Kathy is currently the co-chair of the Cleveland County Sexual Assault Response Team and a member of the Cleveland County Coordinated Community Response Team for domestic violence.  She is also a Girl Scout troop leader for middle and high school girls. 

Melanie Adams

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Assistant Director

Melanie is the Assistant Director of the Women’s Outreach Center. In that role, she coordinates many of the gender-based violence prevention and awareness efforts on campus.  Melanie works closely with a team of peer educators to provide the bystander intervention program, Step In, Speak Out, reaching freshmen students through the Greek community and Gateway to College Learning. Additional program efforts under Melanie’s supervision include D8ME: Tips for Healthy Relationships, the Red Flag Campaign, Take Back the Night, and sexual assault awareness month activities. She is also an after-hours coordinator for OU Advocates, a team of professionals who provide gender-based violence advocacy and resources to students, faculty, and staff.

Before joining the Women’s Outreach Center in 2012, Melanie was an academic advisor and prospective student liaison for the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.  In addition to advising advertising students and supporting the college’s recruitment efforts, she also served on the Diversity Committee.

Melanie was recognized in 2014 as the OU Advocate of the Year. She serves her community as a board member of Norman’s PFLAG chapter, and honorably served in the United States Marine Corps.  She is currently continuing her education and lives in Norman with her partner Daniel, and two daughters, Kare and Alyssa.

Kasey Catlett

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Assistant Director

Kasey has served as the Program Coordinator for the Women’s Outreach Center since 2014. In this role, he oversees LGBTQ program efforts for the University that include Ally education and awareness programs and initiatives that support, welcome, and celebrate LGBTQ students on our campus. In addition, he is responsible for the health programs for the Center, including safer-sex education, breast health awareness, and healthy perspectives on body image. Along with a committee, Kasey coordinates the annual Pink & Black Ball, a philanthropy event that raises funds to help the initiatives in the Women’s Outreach Center. He also serves as an after-hours coordinator for OU Advocates.

To aid in the Center’s programming needs, Kasey advises student groups, such as the LGBTQ Program Advisory Board, Greek Ally Task Force, Sexperts, and Sooner Mosaic Executive Committee, to promote student development and a space for students to have a voice.

In 2013, Kasey initiated the first Sooner Mosaic Social Justice Symposium that highlights the contributions of our students and brings awareness to contemporary issues of social justice. His work in social justice advocacy and commitment to equality was recognized with the Robert D. Lemon Social Justice Award in 2013.

Kasey received his M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education and B.A. in Letters from the University of Oklahoma. Kasey’s non-traditional academic journey and diverse experiences working for an educational institution has paved his career as a professional in higher education.