2013-2014 Leadership

Learn more about some of the people behind Prism.

Executive Board

Tim Woods President


Ask me what my favorite color is, and chances are it will be different every time! I am a senior here at NIU and enjoy martial arts, graphic/visual design, video games, sleeping, and being a Student Manager for Residential Dining at Neptune Central. Prism has great things waiting for you as we embark on another journey this year. Who's ready?

John-Michael Wells Vice President of Finance


I am a senior French Business and Translation and Environmental Studies double major with a Japanese minor and I am working towards GIS (Geographic Information Systems). I am a founding and current member of the NIU French Club E-Board.

Margi Tinberg Vice President of Programming


I am a senior double majoring in Accounting and Public Administration. I am a Community Advisor in New Hall on the new LGBTQA Living Learning Community.

Kyle Urbashich Vice President of Public Relations


Kyle is currently a Business Administration major with an interest in writing and photography. Kyle is passionate about all issues as they related to the LGBT community, but takes special interest in LGBT youth homelessness and work revolving around the stigma and education about HIV/AIDS. Kyle has previously served as Prism's Pride Letter Editor and the Vice President of Public Relations and is anticipating another great year with Prism!

Faculty Advisor

Anne Petty Johnson


Director, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming

Anne is an NIU alumnus where she earned a bachelor's degree in history with an emphasis on Southern Progressivism, a graduate certificate in LGBT Student, and a master's degree in Adult Continuing Education with an emphasis on volunteerism and gerontological education. Currently, Anne is pursuing a graduate certificate in Women's Studies. She is an NIU Ally volunteer, a faculty affiliate for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies program, serves as an ex-officio on the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and teaches a section of UNIV 201: University/Transfer Experience every year.