Michele Roland-Schwartz, Executive Director
Michele Roland-Schwartz joined the Sexual Assault Task Force in 2013. Michele's has served survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Oregon, Tennessee, and Arizona. Michele has experience leading Sexual Assault Response Teams, Forensic Nursing programs, and providing crisis response and advocacy services. Michele earned her BA at the University of Oregon and her MA at Oregon State University.
Specialty Areas: Advocacy, medical-forensic exams, medical advocacy, untested kits, SAPO
Kristy Alberty, Membership & Communications Coordinator
Kristy is a communications and social welfare activist. She is a Cherokee Nation tribal member who was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Kristy is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Kristy became a social justice activist while living in southern Oregon. At Oregon Action, she worked on economic justice issues in Jackson and Josephine counties, followed by campaign management. Kristy relocated to Portland in 2005 and continued her nonprofit management career. She became the first-ever communications manager of theNational Indian Child Welfare Association. Afterwards, she was communications coordinator for Chalkboard Project, an Oregon K-12 advocacy organization. Her experience includes: brand management, marketing, public policy reform, media relations, and social marketing. Kristy does have spare time, which she uses for gardening, quilting, and teaching arts/crafts.
Specialty Areas: SATF Membership, Sexual Assault Training Institute contracts, Office Administration.
Jackie Sandmeyer, Campus Coordinator
Jackie Sandmeyer joined the Sexual Assault Task Force team in 2014. Jackie is a Juris Doctor Candidate at Willamette University College of Law, and earned her bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Idaho where she minored in Women and Gender Studies and received a Certificate in Diversity and Stratification. Her work with survivors has focused on college campuses, communities of color, and the LGBTQI community, with an emphasis on Transgender support services. As the Campus Coordinator, Jackie works with Oregon colleges and universities across the state, both public and private, to identify best practices and provide technical assistance and training. It’s these passions that motivate her work with students and administrators to create safe spaces and advocate for trauma informed policies on campuses across Oregon.
Pronouns: She/her, They/them
Specialty Areas: Advocacy, Title IX, Clery, Campus Climate Surveys, Trauma, LGBTQI, Communities of Color
Carli Rohner, Campus Advocate Coordinator
Carli comes to the Task Force from Willamette University where she was the Advocacy & Prevention Coordinator. Her work focused on the prevention of sexual violence, and providing direct service to students seeking advocacy. She was a member of her university’s Title IX team, and is passionate about keeping student voices and prevention at the center of anti-violence work on campuses in Oregon. Carli has worked on sexual violence prevention programs at large and medium-sized public institutions and small, private liberal-arts institutions in Oregon since 2005. She was a member of her university’s Title IX team, has extensive experience implementing comprehensive prevention strategies, holds privilege as a confidential advocate in the state of Oregon, has served as a hearing administrator, appeals administrator and process advisor in administrative hearing processes, served on the board of directors for the campus Women’s Center, chaired Safe Zone programs, and served as an active advisor for confidential student advocates, LGBTQIA+ organizations, fraternities and peer health educators. Carli was the co-chair of the Oregon Attorney General’s SATF Campus subcommittee, and a member of SATF’s Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Workgroup (CSVPW). As a member of CSVPW, Carli and the group represented Oregon at the first Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Action Planning Meeting for the Center for Disease Control & Prevention, held in Atlanta, GA in July 2015. As a continuation of the action plan developed at the CDC, Carli co-authored the SATF Campus Climate Survey Toolkit, designed to assist Oregon colleges and universities to elevate their survey efforts to put primary prevention as the focus of their campus initiatives (released 2017).
Nicole Broder, SANE/SAE Program Coordinator
Nicole Broder joined the Sexual Assault Task Force team in 2016. Nicole began her work with survivors of sexual assault in 2006 as a crisis advocate at Kenyon College in Ohio. It was through this work that she was first introduced to SANE nursing, and after completing her BA in Anthropology from Kenyon, decided to pursue nursing school. She joined the YWCA of Silicon Valley as a sexual assault advocate while completing her nursing prerequisites in California, then moved to Portland to attend the University of Portland’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, which she completed in 2012. While in nursing school, she worked as a domestic violence shelter advocate with the YWCA of Greater Portland and participated on University of Portland’s Campus-Community Emergency Response Team. Nicole has worked in respiratory-telemetry, endoscopy, and emergency nursing, and currently practices as a SANE in Oregon and Washington. She also speaks to Providence’s ER nurse residencies about recognizing human trafficking in the medical setting. Nicole is certified as a SANE for adults and adolescents statewide through the Oregon SANE Certification Commission (OR-SANE) and nationally through the International Association of Forensic Nurses (SANE-A).
Pronouns: She/her, They/them
Specialty Areas: Forensic nursing, OR-SANE, SANE-A, adult and adolescent care, emergency medicine, human trafficking, advocacy
Ashley Anstett, Criminal Justice Coordinator
Ashley Anstett joined the task force in 2018. She graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in Liberal Arts with a focus on education, law, and public policy. Ashley began working with survivors of sexual violence in 2015 with The Sexual Assault Resource Center, primarily with survivors of domestic human trafficking. While at SARC, she was able to serve as a confidential advocate to youth and young adults, and helped them to navigate systems to access resources. Ashley worked as the legal advocate, connected incarcerated youth to services before their release, was the minor program coordinator, and facilitated at Multnomah County Buyers Accountability and Diversion Program. Before this she worked with domestic violence offenders, and while at Evergreen, she worked with male identified youth convicted of sexual violence. Pronouns: She/her Specialty Areas: Domestic Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth (CSEC), Confidential Advocacy, criminal justice collaboration Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialty Areas: Criminal Justice Collaboration, Confidential Advocacy, Domestic Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth (CSEC)
Megan Foster, Prevention Program Coordinator
Megan Foster joined the Sexual Assault Task Force team in 2015. Meg has experience teaching violence prevention and healthy relationships classes in middle and high schools in Oregon as an educator with Clackamas Women’s Services and SAFE of Columbia County. Prior to this, Meg spent two years in Rwanda as a community health and development associate for the United States Peace Corps where she provided support for public health campaigns in rural communities. At the University of Oregon she worked for an organization aimed at reducing the risk of sexual assault for students and staff, while she earned degrees in Public Policy, Planning and Management as well as Journalism and Communications.
Specialty Areas: Primary Prevention, Sexual Health Promotion