Michele Passonno currently serves as the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention RSVP) Coordinator within the University of Georgia (UGA) Health Center. Her primary responsibilities include planning, implementing, and evaluating sexual and interpersonal violence prevention programming. This includes engaging campus and community stakeholders with ongoing initiatives and implementing the vision and long-term planning for the RSVP office consistent with comprehensive and culturally-competent education and utilizes the socio-ecological framework. Michele also serves as a secondary advocate for survivors. Prior to joining the UGA community in August 2013, Michele worked as a campus advocate and prevention educator for three colleges in the Albany, New York area under a three-year Department of Justice federal consortium grant. Within this position, she also served as a community-based legal advocate in the specialized domestic violence court in the City of Albany. Michele holds a BA in Psychology, a MS degree in Education, and a Certificate of Advanced Study with a concentration in School Counseling. She is currently pursuing a master's in public health degree at the University of Georgia. She is a Professional Standards Committee Chair.