University of Wisconsin–Madison


Twelve members of the UW–Madison community—faculty, academic staff, and university staff—have volunteered to serve as points of contact for those who have experienced, have witnessed, or have questions about hostile and intimidating behavior.

Their role is to listen to those with questions and concerns and direct individuals to appropriate resources on campus.

Liaisons have been identified based on their trustworthiness, their ability to maintain confidence, their knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of hostile and intimidating behavior, and their knowledge of campus policies and procedures. They have received training to help them understand the dynamics of hostile and intimidating behavior.

The twelve liaisons are listed below, along with their contact information. Translation and interpretation services can be made available.

Tom Browne

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Minority Student Affairs, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)


Tricia Droes

Human Resources Manager, College of Engineering


Russell Kutz

Microbiologist-SR, WI Veterinary Diagnostic Lab


Anna Lewis

Senior Librarian, School of Education


Mark Louden

Professor of German, Nordic, and Slavic

Scott Mellor

Faculty Associate, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic


Kelly O’Ferrell

Univ Services Program Assoc – Hasler Lab Coordinator, Center for Limnology


Amy Rettammel

Office of Clinical Trials, School of Medicine and Public Health


Carmen Romero-González

Director, Cultural Linguistic Services, Office of Human Resources


English and Spanish

Elizabeth (Liz) Sadowski

Professor of Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Public Health


English and Polish

Amy Wendt

Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering