Monnie Huston Wertz is the Assistant to the Vice President of Operations and Planning at the University of Tampa. In this position, she directs UT’s victim advocacy program, provides advocacy and crisis counseling to survivors, and engages University groups in research, presentations, and trainings. She founded UT’s Victim Advocate program which includes advocates designated by the State of Florida, a 24-hour response hotline and includes not only sexual assault victims but victims of other violent crimes as well. She serves as the advisor of the campus group, Students Creating a Culture of Consent, and is responsible for the co-creation and administration of the annual campus climate survey. She has authored campus policy statements around sexual harassment and Title IX issues. She has experience working with regional and national professional organizations as well as city and state agencies in the areas of advocacy, mental health, and emergency preparedness. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of South Florida in Interdisciplinary Education with a focus on the formation of critical thinking in collegiate populations. She has earned a BA in History from Mary Washington College and an MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Commonwealth University. Monnie serves as a CAPPA Membership and Networking Chair.