National University on-site location

Equity Grievance Process
(EGP) Pool

National University on-site location


Title IX Coordinator

Heather Tyrrell
Institutional Equity Officer
11255 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Office: (858) 642-8087
Cell: (619) 457-3332

EGP Hearing Officers

Michelle Vandenbergh
Senior Human Resources Business Partner
11355 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(619) 372-0712

Dr. Sara Kelly
Professor; College of Professional Studies
(619) 573-0384

Durrel K. Parker, Ph.D.
Director, Adjunct Academy
Center for Teacher and Learning
11355 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 642-8078

J.B. Robinson, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Accessibility & Wellness
Student Services
(858) 226-1369

EGP Investigators

Janette Garcia
Eric Abutin
Richard Felix
Carolyn DeLeon
Bernadette Baum
Doug Sheppard

EGP Advisors

Melissa Diaz
Karin Akerman
Dr. Penelope Keogh
Armando Dominguez

Katherine Risk
Darron Wills
Susan Case
Trevor Lewis
Sean Swensen
Casey Aultman
Rosalie Peterson
Natalia Gaeta
Sheri Jernigan
Carlos Butler
Thomas Provenzano
Ryan McGill
Vivian Becerra
Ravinder Dhaliwal

Training Materials

All members of the Equity Grievance Pool have been trained by either the Association of Title IX Coordinators (ATIXA) and/or Bricker and Eckler, LLP as a group and/or based on specific roles in the process. Training materials can be accessed at the following links:

Questions regarding specific training content, please reach out to the Title IX Coordinator at