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Meet Our Office

Office of Title IX

Our office is located on the fifth floor of Founder's Hall. You can reach us via email at TitleIX@uiwtx.edu or through our individual contact information below.

Alexandria Salas, Esq.

Alexandria Salas Navey, Esq.

Director of Title IX

(210) 283-6977
ansalas@uiwtx.edu

Alexandria Salas Navey has been with the University of the Incarnate Word since September 2019 as the Director of Title IX, handling Title IX compliance and sexual misconduct investigations. Alex is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas that formerly worked as an Assistant District Attorney in both Cameron County, TX and Galveston County, TX handling all types of misdemeanor and felony cases. She has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston and a J.D. from Texas Southern University's law school, the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

Alex loves soccer and watching Spurs games with her husband. She lives with her husband, who is also an attorney, her two cats, her dog and is expecting her first child in the Summer of 2022.

Matthew Carpenter

Matthew Carpenter

Investigator

(210) 832-2105
macarpen@uiwtx.edu

Matthew Carpenter is the Investigator for the Office of Title IX and for the office of Human Resources. Matthew has been with the University of the Incarnate Word since July 2019, previously working as the Director of Student Advocacy and Accountability. Prior to working at UIW, Matthew worked at the University of Oklahoma and Wichita State University in student conduct, residence life, and campus recreation. He received his B.B.A. in Human Resources Management and his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Oklahoma.

Matthew is a huge sports fan, regularly attending UIW Cardinals, Spurs, and Missions games whenever possible, as well as working as a high school sports official in football and baseball in San Antonio and South Texas. A San Antonio native, Matthew is happy to be back in San Antonio, being closer to family, with his husband and two dogs.

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

Deputy Coordinators are University employees who volunteer to assist the Office of Title IX in the investigation and resolution of complaints. Contact information for our current list of Deputy Coordinators is below:

JR Chiodo-Benmuvhar
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Student Engagement Center, Room 3159
(210) 805-2357
chiodobe@uiwtx.edu

Shannon Root
Director of Human Resources
Founder's Hall, Fifth Floor
(210) 832-2161
sroot@uiwtx.edu

Dr. Lisa McDougle
Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Student Affairs
School of Physical Therapy, Saidoff Center, Room 2113
(210) 283-6949
mcdougle@uiwtx.edu

Dr. Amy Diepenbrock
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Feik School of Pharmacy, Office of Student Affairs
(210) 883-1061
diepenbr@uiwtx.edu

Renée Moore, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Rosenberg School of Optometry
(210) 883-1199
reneem@uiwtx.edu
Andrea Cyterski
Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
School of Osteopathic Medicine
(210) 283-6976
cyterski@uiwtx.edu