AA/EO Staff Members
Jes leads and oversees all of the AAEO Office's functions, including recruitment and compliance programs. Before joining the staff at UVM in 2011, Jes worked as the director of the Vermont State Employees Association, practiced as an attorney, and served as a police officer. He earned a BS in Government from the US Coastguard Academy and a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Vermont Law School.
Taryn investigates complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, and Title IX violations according to the AAEO Office's Procedures for Investigating and Resolving Discrimination Complaints. Before coming to UVM in 2012, Taryn previously worked as a legislative aide at the Vermont State Employees Association and spent ten years as an advocate at Vermont Legal Aid.