To cultivate safe spaces on campus and within our Center’s programs, empowering LGBTQ students to develop their authentic identity, and become proud, successful, engaged members of the UH community.

Lorraine Schroeder, M.A., L.P.C.

Program Director

Lorraine was hired as the first director of the LGBTQ Resource Center in May 2010 when the Center opened. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).


Skye is a junior at UH majoring in Philosophy. His favorite philosopher is Socrates and he is always eager to have a philosophical discussion about anything. He is from Plainview, Texas and really wants a new pair of cowboy boots. Catch him in the stands at any UH football or baseball home game.

Elissa "Jean" Cheramie

Elissa "Jean" Cheramie is a postgraduate student with a degree in Management Studies from University of Aberdeen. Xe loves xyr hometown of Houston, but wouldn't mind terribly moving back to the UK one day. Xe is equally interested in discussing sociological and political issues or the newest episode of your favorite cartoon. Xe is also the VP of Global and a member of GRL sorority.