Meet the Staff

Employment Opportunities

Internships: Thank you for your interest in interning for The CSWG! We accept interest forms year-round and review them in February (for Summer interns), May (for Fall interns), and October (for Spring interns). We offer administrative support internships for bachelor and graduate-level students receiving course credit. Please complete the form linked here, and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 850-222-2747.

Stephanie Shumate, Director Stephanie is the Inaugural Director of the Tallahassee-Leon County Commission on Status of Women and Girls. She is a natural connector with a passion for always starting with “Why” when working with people and serving in her community, and believes connection and communication are keys to success. Stephanie brings almost two decades of community engagement, advocacy initiatives, production management, innovative communication strategies, leadership training, personal development, and group facilitation to the CSWG. Stephanie was most recently Vice President of Client Relations at CATECOMM, a Tallahassee based Public Relations and Communications firm. She brings experience from her passion as a group fitness instructor, and prior career roles with Herff Jones as a Yearbook Specialist and Educator, Executive Director of the Leon County Responsible Decision-Making Coalition, Political Campaign Staff, and Director of The Florida Youth Delegation at The Florida Department of Education. She’s a graduate of Florida State University with a B.A. in Sociology, minor in Elementary Education, and holds a Certificate in Leadership Studies and Theories.

Gabrielle Seibert, Program Assistant Gabby graduated from The Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science, and a minor in Women’s Studies in 2022. She is passionate about victim advocacy, education and resource accessibility, and law and public policy. She hopes to become a family lawyer, specifically for those experiencing domestic violence. In her free time, she can be found studying for the LSAT, building miniature houses, or hiking with her dog, Cooper. Gaby is excited to join the CSWG and Oasis team and looks forward to contributing to the empowerment of all women and girls in our community!

Paisley Shumate-Lynch, Culture Consultant Paisley defies expectations with her unique role as a culture consultant for Oasis and the CSWG. With her fresh perspective and unwavering dedication, Paisley brings a refreshing and inclusive approach to her work. As a culture consultant, Paisley plays a vital role in promoting diversity, inclusivity, and empowerment within Oasis and the CSWG. Paisley’s passion for social justice and equity is evident in her work. She tirelessly advocates for the well-being of women and girls.

Outside of work, Paisley enjoys exploring different cultures through books, music, and food. She believes that continuous learning and exposure to diverse perspectives are essential for personal growth and understanding.