Meet Our Staff
Alison McKee, M.Ed.
Alison is Director of the Wellness Resource Center. In her role, Alison is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and prevention programs that address the needs of the Temple student body. She earned her undergraduate degree at Temple University, and her Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Alison has extensive experience working in community based-health education, and has also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Sexuality. Her areas of focus include sexual health, gender identity and sexual orientation, sexual violence prevention, and intimate partner violence prevention. In her free time, Alison enjoys spending time with her family, listening to podcasts, and traveling.
You can reach Alison at AMcKee@temple.edu
Liz Zadnik, MA
Liz serves as Associate Director of the Wellness Resource Center. Her work focuses on supporting a safer campus community free of power-based personal violence. Liz manages programming focused on raising awareness and reducing the likelihood of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking. She earned her undergraduate degree at Temple University and her masters in community psychology and social change at Penn State University. Liz has spent the past decade working with communities and organizations focused on serving survivors and preventing violence. To stay well, she practices yoga, listens to podcasts, and explores new walking trails with her dog.
You can reach Liz at LZadnik@temple.edu
Alex Schmied, M.S.
Alex serves as the Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Coordinator at the Wellness Resource Center. Her work focuses on harm reduction and education around substance use and cultivating a recovery-friendly campus. Alex is a proud Owl and a former HEART Peer Educator! She holds a bachelor's degree in Public Health from Temple University and a master's degree in Higher Education Policy & Student Affairs from West Chester University. Alex has a passion for accessible education and student wellness. For balance, Alex enjoys running, crafting, spending time with her family and dogs, and exploring the city with her partner, who is also an Owl.
You can reach Alex at Alex.Schmied@temple.edu
Carly is the Senior Administrative Specialist of the Wellness Resource Center. She earned a BFA in Dramatic Writing at SUNY Purchase and has previously worked as a freelancer for holistic wellness educators in New York. Carly brings with her a commitment to encouraging self-care and creating an environment of safety and trust. When she is not wandering around the city listening to podcasts, she is typically trying to read too many books at once.
You can reach Carly at Carly.LEcuyer@temple.edu
Garlie is the Mental Well-Being Graduate Extern at the Wellness Resource Center. She earned her bachelor's degree in Public Health and is currently pursuing her master's of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Policy and Management at Temple University. Her passions lie in creating equitable and sustainable programs and resources for different communities. Garlie is committed to helping students from all different identities and experiences manage their well-being during their college journey. Garlie enjoys traveling, trying new recipes, and listening to true crime podcasts.
You can reach Garlie at St-CyrG@temple.edu