Title IX

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) reads, "“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance....”  20 U.S.C. § 1681(a)."

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination. Saint Mary’s College of California provides supportive measures and resources to students, faculty, and staff to address concerns related to sex discrimination. Title IX also prohibits retaliation for raising a complaint under Title IX or for advocating for a right protected by Title IX.

The regulations implementing Title IX requires the University to “designate at least one employee to coordinate its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under [Title IX].” 34 C.F.R. § 106.8. Title IX The College has appointed Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht, Vice President for Student Life, as Title IX Coordinator. 

Title IX Officer and Deputy Coordinators:

Title IX Coordinator

Denise Parish, AVP, Chief Human Resource Officer

Angela A. Street, Human Resource Generalist
(925) 631-4910


Title IX Deputy Coordinators
Available during regular office hours. After 5 PM call Department of Public Safety.

Travis Mason (For Students)
Associate Dean of Students
Director of Community Life, Student Rights and Responsibilities
(925) 631-4238

Jenna Johnson  (For Employees)
Director of Employee Benefits


Kami Gray (For Athletics)
Senior Women's Administrator/Associate Director of Athletics

Emma Hemple
Interim Title IX Deputy Coordinator