Meet Our Team

Project S.A.F.E. acknowledges the training, skills, passion, and sensitivity necessary in providing quality and effective prevention and intervention resources. We are committed to continuously developing staff, providing support, and empowering ourselves and the Oxy community.


Marianne Frapwell

Marianne Frapwell, MSW, MBA

Senior Manager and Survivor Advocate, Project S.A.F.E.
(323) 259-1359
As a Survivor Advocate, Marianne provides highly confidential crisis support and resource options to students who experience sexual and power-based violence of any kind. Marianne operates within...
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Tirzah Blanche, M.Ed.

Program Coordinator & Prevention Education Specialist, Project S.A.F.E.
(323) 341-4750
Tirzah Blanche is the Program Coordinator & Prevention Education Specialist at Project SAFE, where she oversees all the prevention, education, and awareness-raising activities on Occidental’...
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Ellen Urtecho

MSW Candidate
Ellen Urtecho is a second year Master's of Social Work candidate from the University of Southern California. Her concentration at USC is in Social Change and Innovation, which focuses on the...

Project S.A.F.E. Program Assistants

Programming assistants, along with the program coordinator, lead peer education presentations that engage student organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams and other Oxy community members. Are you interested in a training or more education? Contact us! Project S.A.F.E.'s prevention staff presents on various topics that include Oxy Upstander (bystander) intervention, healthy/unhealhty relationships, stalking, consent and sexual assault prevention. 


Caroline Parker

Caroline Parker

Project S.A.F.E. Programming Assistant
Caroline is a sophomore politics major and Spanish minor from Massachusetts. Aside from Project S.A.F.E., she is the secretary of the Occidental Democrats Club and she interns for CASOL, a non-...
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Charlene Chen

Project S.A.F.E. Programming Assistant
Charlene is a senior Psychology Major and Sociology Minor. She grew up in Hong Kong and Shanghai and hopes to go on to graduate school in the field of Clinical Psychology after graduating from...
Junko Anderson

Junko Anderson

Project S.A.F.E. Programming Assistant
Junko is a junior politics major from the Bay Area. Outside of Project S.A.F.E., he works in the library when his schedule permits, and holds the position of co-president of Active Minds at Oxy...
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Lachlan Ashenmiller

Project S.A.F.E. Programming Assistant
Lachlan is a junior Urban and Environmental Policy (UEP) major who grew up in Los Angeles, CA. During their time at Oxy, he has participated in Moot Court, O-Team, done supermarket gleanings and...
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Emma Robitaille

Project S.A.F.E. Programming Assistant
Emma is a senior Media Arts and Culture and Spanish double major originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to Project SAFE, she writes for the Occidental and has a KOXY radio show. Emma...