Division of Student Affairs

Committees

2019-2020 Committees

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Chair: Chris GregoryAssistant Director for Housing and Residence Life

Coordinate efforts to provide professional development opportunities to all Division employees, with a focus on critical and trending issues in our field. This committee markets, coordinates, and executes the Hot Topics conference for the Division, University, and other interested Student Affairs professionals.

Members: Kristina Gage,  Catie Payne, Rusty Rogers, Leah Golden, Jessica Braxton, Gregory Peeples, Shawn Copeland, and Natasha Young

 

STAFF RECOGNITION

Chair: Dwayne HinesAssistant Director for Housekeeping

Coordinate all efforts for year-long employee recognition including distribution of years of service awards and pins. Solicit nominations for all end-of-year employee awards; encourage staff recognition through the monthly Impact newsletters, professional award nominations, and other venues.

Members: Terrell Richardson, Paul Lentz, Elliott Kimball, Sidney Fletcher, and Daniel Wiggins

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS & ACADEMIC AFFAIRS PARTNERSHIPS

Chair: Michael ColemanDirector of the Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement

Coordinate, manage, and grow the relationships between Student Affairs and various academic areas, to support staff growth and development, coordinate student developmental and programmatic efforts, and support positive collegial relationships across the University.

Members: Drew Sharpe, Catherine Goetz, Ashley Allen, Darron Jenkins, Whitney Grant, and Ryan McKeel

 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Chair: Gus PeñaDirector of the Office of Intercultural Engagement

Coordinate divisional efforts to support the diversity of employees and students in the Division. Research best practices and make recommendations regarding efforts to promote inclusivity, diversity, and success for all Student Affairs employees.

Members: Jeanne Irwin-Olson, Eduardo Pinero, Shelley Wald, Kadejia Washington, Shelton Young, LaFerin Meriwether, Robert Barker, Thomas Zigo, and Milvia Sadler

 

STUDENT EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

Chair: Nicole HallDirector of Career & Professional Development

Create and implement the framework for a student employee experience program that will provide students with a developmental experience that allows them to connect their work to particular learning outcomes, enhances their career developmental and readiness, and utilizes the creation of a co-curricular transcript.

Members: Linda Alexander, Ashley Hill, Erik Unger, Lindsey Woelker, Stephanie Larson, Kelli Thomas, Juwan Jacobs, and Nick Vitalone

 

GRADUATE ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT

Chair: Dr. Laké Laosebikan-BuggsCo-Curricular Initiatives Administrator

In partnership with the faculty and graduate students in the Student Affairs Administration and Higher Education program, coordinate developmental and experiential activities for graduate students who are part of the Division of Student Affairs.

Members: Megan Karbley, Ashley Owens, Justin Golding, April Marshall, Megan Walters, and Brad Johnson

 

STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Chair: Kelli ThomasCoordinator for Residence Life

Coordinate the annual Student Excellence Awards and banquet. Expand exposure and nomination processes, including opportunities that encourage University-wide nominations and recognition of engaged students.

Members: Alex Hauer, Ashley Hill, Angela Smith, Daisy Santiago, Yejide Hicks, and Briana Joseph

 

CO-CURRICULAR TRANSCRIPT

Chair: Dr. Laké Laosebikan-BuggsCo-Curricular Initiatives Administrator

In collaboration with the Co-Curricular Initiatives Administrator, this group will advance the Division’s commitment to the co-curricular transcript and its impact on the Division and in campus contexts.

Members: Sharon Page, Jessica Webb, Curtis Tarver, and Kathleen McGirty

 

BASE CAMP

Chair: Mike AckermanAssociate Director for Recreation & Wellness

Create a multi-day experience for incoming students, focusing on assisting them with their transition and developing a sense of belonging at UNCG.

Members: George Still, Coretta Walker, and Juliann Losey

 

SPARTAN VILLAGE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Chair: Demarcus MerrittAssistant Director for Housing & Residence Life

Promote community engagement with students, the greater Glenwood community, and other Greensboro communities through intentional projects and programs.

Members: Tim Johnson, Scott Milman, Nikki Baker, Alphonso Joyner, Anne Brady, Catie Payne, Carla Fullwood, Erin Parrish, Paul Lentz, and Kristina Gage

 

INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAMMING

Chair: Jeanne Irwin-OlsonAssociate Director for Recreation & Wellness

Coordinates comprehensive prevention, response, and support services to address acts of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and intimate partner violence for students.

Members: Alyssa Mitchell, Murphie Chappell, Brandy Hopkins, Jessica Poole, Elliott Kimball, Kristin Rusboldt, John Weil, Stacy Sechrist, Lindsey Woelker, Curtis Tarver, Amber Cales, Megan Karbley, Katie Vance, Kate Rawson, Denisha Bland, Kim Sexton-Lewter, Veronica Sills, Kristi Reece, Tyisha Terry, Kristin Meeks, Whitley Grant, Tia Jarrell, Nnenne Asi, and Adric Hardy

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS ASSESSMENT LEARNING COMMUNITY

Chair: George StillDirector of Assessment

In conjunction with the Director of Assessment, this learning community will provide support and direction for the assessment program of the Division. The primary charge will be to promote a culture of assessment with a focus on student learning and an emphasis on the continuous improvement of programs and services.

Members: Jill Beville, Kathleen McGirty, Chris Gregory, Brad Wrenn, and Catherine Goetz

 

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS WORK GROUP

Chair: Jolie HeltonMarketing & Communications Coordinator

Work collaboratively to coordinate Divisional marketing and communications efforts. Share best practice ideas and resources. Coordinate efforts to increase synergy and efficiency in promoting the Division and its departments.

Members: Gretchen Pugh, Ashley Hill, Kory Burgess, Erik Unger, and Rashaun Deberry

 

ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS

Chair: Kim Sexton-LewterSenior Assistant Director for Wellness

Coordinate the divisional activities of education, prevention, treatment, recovery, policy, enforcement, and compliance related to alcohol and other drugs. Work collaboratively with the Division staff and other University employees to establish and maintain a robust series of programs and events to educate students, prevent the use of alcohol and drugs, and reach significant numbers of students. Manage the needs for reporting on policy, enforcement, and compliance issues.

Members: Robert Barker, Jeanne Irwin-Olson, Jay McCloy, Jeff Milroy, Terri Spears, Curtis Tarver, Allison Pow, Alphonso Joyner, Kathryn Vance, Reginald Cheston Jr., Eugenia Johnson, Nnenne Asi, Carol Bell, Whitley Grant, Paige Thomas, and Tyisha Terry