Jennifer O'Connell

Jennifer O'Connell

Director

Serving as the Director is not only an honor for Jennie but also a passion.  In her role, Jennie provides prevention and awareness to the university community around sexual violence.  She also is there to support anyone within the University who is impacted by sexual violence. Jennie provides assistance in connecting with resources not only on campus but in the community that empower survivors and those who care about them to overcome the trauma of sexual violence.

Jennie has 15 years of experience with program development, public speaking and crisis intervention working with youth, young adults, professionals and individuals as well as four years of community organizing. She holds a certification as a Prevention Specialist as well as a trainer of the Green Dot Bystander Program.

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Stephanie Orwick

Support Services Coordinator

Stephanie serves as the Support Services Coordinator for the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services, where she provides direct service through advocacy for those impacted by power-based personal violence. Stephanie is passionate about supporting survivors and uses her professional experience to maintain a trauma-focused approach when connecting survivors to campus and community resources.

Sven Rundman

Project Coordiantor - Campus Programs Grant

Sven Rundman IV serves as the Project Coordinator for Kent State University’s Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services. In this role, Sven will be in charge of coordinating sexual violence prevention programs that aim to educate students about personal safety and violence prevention, to empower them to build healthier relationships, and to be responsive to students in need.