Meet Our Staff

Jane GoettschJane Goettsch ( joined the Miami staff in 1985 as coordinator of women's programs in the Division of Student Life. She became director of the Women*s Center October 1, 1999. Jane is also an adjunct instructor in the Department of Educational Leadership. She recently stepped down from the Executive Board of the American Council on Education Women's Network Ohio, after serving in a variety of capacities since 2004, most recently as state co-coordinator. In 2015 Jane received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Women's Studies Association Women's Center's Committee. Jane graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor's degree in sociology and philosophy and a Master's degree in sociology. 

Rhonda JacksonRhonda Jackson (, the Center's administrative assistant, came to the Women*s Center in the fall of 2002. A Miami alum, she has been a Miami staff member since 1993. Rhonda has been the recipient of several awards: Spectrum Ally of the Year Award 2004, Women's Breaking Barrier Award 2005, Student Life Community Building Award 2006, Lavatus Powell Community Builder Awards in 2009 and 2017, and Women's Leadership Award 2012. Rhonda is a longstanding member of the 1809 LGBTQ+ Alumni Board.