2016 - Kimberly Simon
Simón holds a Master’s degree and PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech. With experience in addiction and recovery, collegiate substance use, relational and sexual violence, and campus programming, Simón has taught courses in the Community, Family and Addiction Sciences department since its creation. She has worked in outpatient treatment programs, inpatient treatment centers and juvenile justice facilities, providing individual, group and family therapy for clients. She also is a trained crisis specialist who worked in a domestic violence shelter. She became the director of RISE in 2015. As of April 2017, she was promoted to director of the Texas Tech University Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) office, has been named as the university’s Title IX administrator.