Ricky Belizaire (he, him) is originally from Connecticut, and is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts. It was at FDU where Ricky found his purpose and willingness to help and serve others. He hopes to continue that mission at the University of Georgia in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center as the Graduate Assistant. In his spare time, Ricky can often be found talking to others about their astrological sign, writing, or catching up on shows on Netflix.
Chad R. Mandala (he/him) serves as the Director for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center in the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Georgia. He firmly believes education serves as the surest path toward liberation and self-actualization. He can often be found with a cup of coffee, a book, or trying to convince himself that carrot cake is, indeed, a vegetable. Prior to becoming a Dawg, Chad received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Dramatic Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a Master of Science in Higher Education from Florida State University, and is currently pursuing his doctorate through the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia. He also spent time supporting the fraternity and sorority community as well as the on campus residential population at Virginia Tech and the GLBT Resource Center at Texas A&M University before transitioning into his current role at UGA. Chad maintains an active membership in the Consortium of LGBT Higher Education Professionals and in ACPA – College Student Educators International.
Lee is originally from Buford, GA. Lee attended the University of Georgia as an undergrad and graduated in 2015 with a dual degree in Theatre and Women's Studies. When not at work, he can usually be found playing Dungeons & Dragons with friends or looking for more floral patterns to add to his wardrobe.