Want to have a great time while also respecting others. Do you not know how to handle the creepy guy in your chapter? Join consent enthusiasts Emilee Danielson Burke, Theta Tau Director of Programming and Stephanie Erdice, Associate Director of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, to learn how to not commit sexual harassment and sexual violence.
Participants will leave with an understanding of what consent is, why it’s mandatory, how to ask for consent, and how to safely intervene when you see someone needs help.
Pre-registration is required at this link.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Stephanie Erdice began her role at the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault as the Chief of Programming in October of 2018 and took on the role of Associate Director in February of 2022. She has primary responsibility for developing program standards; managing MCASA programs that support rape crisis centers and the Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI); and ensuring new policies, laws, and perspective continue to be incorporated into existing programs. She is an intersectional feminist with a decade of experience in direct service work with survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner abuse. Before beginning her work at MCASA, she was the Director of the Shippensburg University Women’s Center and a long-time volunteer at Women in Need of Franklin and Fulton County in Pennsylvania. In these roles she provided education and prevention workshops, produced large-scale awareness events and provided support to individual survivors through medical and legal accompaniment and emergency crisis intervention.
Emilee Danielson Burke (she/her) is an experienced fraternity/sorority professional who honed her skills at both a university and fraternity headquarters. Emilee spent seven years on the staff of Theta Xi Fraternity, most recently as Director of Standards and Accountability, and previously as Director of Chapter Services. Prior to her work at Theta Xi, Emilee spent 10 years as Associate Dean of Students and Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life at Shippensburg University.
Emilee has published numerous articles in the higher education space and presented/facilitated in several forums, including presentations at the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors annual meeting. As a volunteer, she has advised chapters of the Delta Zeta Sorority, the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, and has facilitated the Ladder of Risk program.
Emilee holds a BS/BA in Communication and History and a master’s degree in education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, where she joined the Delta Zeta Sorority. She is an avid reader, podcast listener, fiber artist, and is developing her home improvement skills one power tool at a time. Emilee lives in Erie, Pennsylvania with her husband, Tom and two very spoiled cats Gigi and Finn.