Flathead Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 may be referred to: Title IX Coordinator, Kelly Murphy, BH 110, TitleIXCoordinator@fvcc.edu, (406) 756-3812.

Non-Discrimination Statement and Title IX Coordinator Notice

Training Materials for Title IX Personnel

FVCC employees involved in the University’s Title IX Process such as the Title IX Coordinator, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process, receive the training required by Title IX. The training includes, among other things, how to serve impartially and without bias. You may review the training materials used below.

2020 Regulations Requirement: Posting of Training Materials

  • Civil Rights Investigator Level I Certification, July 2018
  • Regulations Overview, January 2019
  • Title IX & BIT training w/ Scott Lewis, May 2019 (through the Montana University System)
  • Regulations Overview of Colleges and Universities, May 2020
  • Regulations Q&A for ATIXA members, May 2020
  • New Title IX Regulations for Boards of Trustees and Cabinet Level Administration, June 2020
  • Hearing Panels and Decision-Makers: Briefing on the New Regulations, June 2020
Contacts

Our campus has individuals on campus identified as a Title IX Liaison – a person who is available to support and refer students, staff, and/or faculty who are concerned about or want to report on incident of sexual harassment or assault.



  • Connie Hitchcock – Assistant Professor, Business

    Office: BSS 107 / Phone: 756-4329

  • Deb Huisentruit – Coordinator of Student Services

    Lincoln County Campus / Phone: 293-2721

  • Scott Brantner – Residence Life Coordinator

    Office: Founders Hall / Phone: 756-4586

  • Peter Fusaro – Director of Trades and Industrial Arts

    Office: OT 108 / Phone: 756-3968

  • Ruth Wrightsman – Associate Professor, Biology

    Office: RH 132 / Phone: 756-3878


Investigators

An Investigator assists in resolving complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence, and protected class discrimination and harassment at the College. When a complaint is filed, the Title IX Investigator will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation. The Title IX Investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation.



  • Karen Glasser – Executive Director of Human Resources

    Office: BH 152 / Phone: 756-3841

  • Chris Parson – Director of Continuing Education

    Office: AT 214 / Phone: 756-3839


Coordinator

An Investigator assists in resolving complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence, and protected class discrimination and harassment at the College. When a complaint is filed, the Title IX Investigator will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation. The Title IX Investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation.



Resources

Campus Resource Officer:

Cory Clarke

Office: BH 112 / Phone: (406) 756-4815


Counselor:

Mandee Johnson

Office: LRC 129 / Phone: (406) 756-3860


Disability Services Coordinator:

Tracy Sullivan

Office: LRC 129 / Phone: (406) 756-3376


Lincoln County Crisis Solutions

406-293-3223

http://www.lincolncountycrisissolutions.com/


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-888-273-8255 or text “MT” to 741741

Flathead County Resource Guide

The Abbie Shelter and Violence Free Crisis Line

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Sexual Assault Online Hotline (RAINN)

Sexual Assault Support & Help for Americans Abroad

Stalking Resource Center