Willem Van Roosenbeek

LGBTQA+ Programs and Services Director, UW-La Crosse

Will Van Roosenbeek serves as the LGBTQ+ Programs and Services Director at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.  In July he started his 17th year in this position. In this time, he has witnessed the ever-changing identities of one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity.  Will earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation and his Master’s Of Science in College Student Personnel at UW- La Crosse.

Will lives in La Crosse with his life partner Tara and their dog Lily.  Three important things about Will are; he is a transgender man, he lives with a learning disability, and he was a first-generation college student. Will serves as a board member for the community LGBTQ Center and is one of the City of La Crosse’s Human Rights Commissioners.

Presentation titles:

  • Creating An Inclusive Workplace For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans+, Non-Binary, and Queer Employees
  • Creating An Inclusive School For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans+, Non-Binary, and Queer Students
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, & Queer Communities
  • Creating An Inclusive Workplace for Transgender, Non-Binary and Queer Employees
  • Creating An Inclusive School for Transgender, Non-Binary and Queer Students
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ 101
  • Transgender and Queer+ 101
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Microaggresions, Mistakes, and Privilege

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