Learn more about some of the people behind Prism.

Kyle Urbashich President


Kyle is currently an Economics 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! Kyle prefers male pronouns.

Corey Lamb Vice President of Administration


I am a sophomore Spanish major with a minor in Latino Studies. I am also a current member of the Spanish Club. I use male pronouns.

Margi Tinberg Vice President of Programming


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

Jesus Garcia Events Coordinator


Hi! I am a freshman at NIU majoring in Journalism. My hobbies include reading books, playing video games, writing, music, and watching movies of any genre. In my spare time I usually read books from my library (Hunger Games, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and The Fault in Our Stars) and watch movies (horror, drama, comedy). Get to know me and I'll love to know you. I want to be your resource and your friend for anything you need. I want to help and guide you to the right path. As an Event Coordinator, my ears our open 24/7. And remember "We are Infinite!"

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. Anne prefers female pronouns.