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Cadet Equity Association

The purpose of the Cadet Equity Association (CEA) is to provide education on equity to the Corps of Cadets, according to the guidelines established by the Superintendent’s Statement on Equity at VMI, and to maintain a post wide climate of respect and equitable treatment for cadets. 

The mission of these cadets is to receive reports of incidents concerning sexual harassment and discrimination, to investigate these matters when appropriate, and to protect the privacy of the individuals involved insofar as it is possible.  Cadets serving on the CEA receive training in procedures related to investigations and legal issues that involve gender, racial, religious, and ethnic discrimination. Sexual harassment infractions, depending on their magnitude, will be handled through the appropriate agency.

CEA Membership 2019-2020

President – Samuel W. Knapp
Vice President for Investigations – Sierra C. Brewer
Vice President for Education & Training – Sawaar T. Canady
First Class Investigator – Brad D. Agee
First Class Investigator – Jennifer L Hartman
Secretary – Tazman H. Briganti

Assistant Investigators
Ariana N. Ruffin
Paige A. Miller
Allen M. Grant

Third Class Representatives
Riley L. Bowling
Raquel L. Janes
Warmington H. Tehan

Company Representatives
Alpha – Russell D. Simpson
Bravo – Matthew E. Blaser
Charlie – Owen F. Barry
Delta – Stephen J. Parrish
Echo – Ashley L. Kassolis
Foxtrot – Isabela V. Melendez
Golf – Evan Kang
Hotel – Julianne E. Knoblett
India – Abigail E. Zyk
Band – Miyah N. Boyd

Cadets are not restricted to reporting to cadet contacts and may report to anyone listed in the policy or any supervisor at VMI.