Advocacy Services

Meet the Advocates

Advocacy Services > Meet the Advocates

The Wellness Resource Center has confidential advocates available to support students who have experienced sexual or intimate partner violence and stalking. Advocates are available for walk-in or scheduled appointments during business hours Monday-Thursday from 8am-4:30pm and Friday from 10:30am-4:30pm. Students can also email myoptions@vcu.edu to schedule an appointment, access more information, or to contact an advocate. 

Meet Our Advocacy Team!


Fatima M. Smith, MSW

Assistant Director for Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking & Advocacy Services

Fatima M. Smith


Kaylin Tingle

LGBTQ Violence Prevention Health Educator

Kaylin Tingle


Marieka Turner

Graduate Assistant for Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Advocacy Services

Marieka Turner


Melissa-Irene Jackson

Peer Advocate Intern

Melissa-Irene Jackson


Taylor Davis

Peer Advocate Intern

Taylor Davis


Andrew Owen

Peer Advocate Intern

Andrew Owen


Andrea Moreau

Peer Advocate

Andrea Moreau