SAGA Squad Team

Blair Alexander (She/Her/Hers)

SAGA Student Coordinator
Senior, Psychology
Hobbies: Reading, camping, creating
Personal Motto: "Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
For all SAGA members to be provided tools that they need to understand and connect better with themselves and their communities, and help to see all members grow and learn to the best of their ability.

Blair Alexander

Orion Ibert (He/Him & They/Them)

Year: Third Year
Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Hobbies: Playing ukulele, writing, screaming into the void
Personal Motto: “Sometimes you just need to take three Lactaid and eat that mac and cheese.”

What has been your most rewarding experience within the LGBTQ community?
When I first came to University of Houston, I felt really scared because I didn’t know where I could really be myself. However, when I joined Global, the LGBTQ social organization, I realized that I had a place here and a group of amazingly supportive friends!

Therynn Ibert

Allison Lawrence (She/Her/Hers)

Year: Freshmen, Class of 2021
Major: Biology
Hobbies: drawing, playing music, and reading
Personal Motto: “It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

What message would you give to incoming UH students?
UH has an excellent community filled with easily accessible resources that I would fully encourage all students to take advantage of. There are many amazing ways to get involved and college is the perfect time to explore new possibilities.

Allison Lawrence

Hannah Keith (She/Her/Hers)

Year: Junior
Major: Finance
Hobbies: Genealogy, crossword puzzles, baking.
Personal Motto: Perpetuate positive thinking.

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
My goal is to ensure that the LGBTQ Resource Center remains a safe and inclusive environment for every student on campus.

Hannah

Noah Marquez (He/Him/His)

Year: Junior
Major: Communication
Hobbies: Reading, Working Out, Cooking, Running, Cruising
Personal Motto: Always be mindful of the choices you make, for they affect not only you, but those around you.

What inspires you?
A brighter future for the current and future generations. I long to see an era of acceptance and understanding for my loved ones.

Noah Marquez

Francisco Fuentes (He/Him/His)

Year: Freshman
Major: Biology
Hobbies: Dancing, Horseback riding.
Personal Motto: When facing adversity tackle it first with a smile.

What has been your most rewarding experience within the LGBTQ community?
Being able to be myself without fear of rejection.

Francisco Fuentes

James Iserhardt (He/Him/His)

Year: Freshmen
Hobbies: Music, DnD, playing bass
Personal Motto: Every cloud has a silver lining.

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
I want to help people in whatever way I can, and through that, develop better people skills and lessen my anxiety over interacting with people I don't know.

James