Jerico pictureJerico Cummings - Sustained Dialogue Student Coordinator

Jerico is a third-year student at Montana State majoring in Sociology with a minor in Native American Studies. He was born and raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Jerico strives to listen deeply and to be changed by what he hears through awareness and education of social justice and environmental issues. Together we can make a positive change. 




Micah McFeely - Interim Program Manager

Micah McFeely is the interim Program Manager for the DISC and is also a fourth-year student at MSU studying Economics and Statistics. Since attending a “Common Ground” retreat in her first weekend of college, Micah quickly became passionate about issues concerning her fellow bobcats. At MSU, she has served as Student Body Vice-President, a Resident Advisor, an MSU Voice Center Advocate and Peer Educator, a Safe Zone Project Facilitator, a Sustained Dialogue Moderator, and an international buddy program president and leader. She is excited to fulfill the role as the interim Program Manager so that she can continually contribute to efforts to support an inclusive and equitable climate at MSU.

Madie Hanson - Graduate Assistant LGBTQ Student Support

Madies Profile PhotoMadie Hanson is the Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ Student Support within the DISC. In her role, Madie organizes LGBTQ-focused events such as Coming Out Day and the Lavender Celebration, as well as managing the LGBTQ Mentors Program, and supporting the Safe Zone Program for MSU faculty, staff and students. Beginning in Fall 2018, she is pursuing her Master’s in Education, with an emphasis in Student Affairs.

Madie grew up in Havre, Montana and graduated from Montana State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, as well as minors in Political Science and History. During her time as an undergraduate she worked in the Dean of Students Office with the Bobcat Parent & Family Program, as well as the Fraternity and Sorority community. This past summer, she spent time working within MSU’s Office of Residence Life. Madie enjoys spending time exploring Bozeman’s coffee shops, hiking, singing loudly in her car, and spending time with family and friends.

Tristan Harris-Pearce- DISC Programming Assistant

Tristan is a first-year student at MSU majoring in Film with minors in Writing and Sociology. He was born in Topeka, Kansas but graduated from high school in Brockton, Montana. Tristan is very passionate about filmmaking and using it to normalize diverse social identities and to educate people on diversity issues. He is also very active within the campus 
community with the Hilleman Scholars Program, Fraternity and Sorority life, Residence Hall Council, Queer Straight Alliance, and Black Student Union. He is very excited to be a member of the DISC team to help spread diversity awareness, education, and inclusion in the MSU community.



Open Positons:

NOW HIRING A STUDENT EMPLOYEE: Co-Coordinator for Sustained Dialogue Inquire at for an application or see attached    Student-worker will work 8-10 hours a week with another co-coordinator to plan and support dialogue groups led by student moderators. These dialogue groups will meet weekly to dialogue about and build action plans for issues such as free speech/hate speech, academic elitism, racially segregated social spaces, etc. in the university campus environment.