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CDS_Cheesing_BurgundyChairCharles Streeter was elected Chair of the Employee Forum on June 5, 2013. He currently works as a database analyst with Student Affairs. He grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as an MBA from Pfeiffer University. Charles is an accomplished actor in local productions and has worked with the North Carolina Theatre, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Burning Coal, and Deep Dish Theatre. Charles is also one of three recipients of the Inaugural Kay Winjberg Hovious Award.
KathyRamseyVice ChairKathy Ramsey is the new Vice Chair of the Employee Forum. She’s a UNC-G graduate, and has been a UNC-CH employee since 2004. Kathy currently is the data manager for the JWC lab, VOIICE and OHARA Repository in the Oral and Craniofacial Health Sciences department. OCHS is a department in the School of Dentistry.

Kathy devotes most of her free time to charitable causes. She is an avid volunteer and activist. Also, she sits on the governing board of several different organizations. It’s a family affair; her daughter is also an activist for community affairs. Kathy is happy to serve as a representative for the UNC staff.
kathyjamesSecretaryKathy James is the Secretary of the Employee Forum. Kathy is an Administrative Support Supervisor in the Department of Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases and the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases. She has worked in the Division for 20 years after receiving her Associates Degree and graduating from Alamance Community College in the Medical Office Field.

She devotes her free time to her travel agency Vacations R Us Travel along with organizing the Miles for Mutts charitable motorcycle rides for the Alamance County Human Society, Biscuit Foundation and Wounded Warriors Project. Kathy enjoys spending time with her children and grandson, riding her motorcycle, camping & fishing. Kathy is honored to serve as Secretary and Division 5 representative for the UNC Employee Forum.
20160601 Hill PictureTreasurerShayna Hill received her Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She spent 20 years in New York and Los Angeles pursuing a career in acting, writing and directing. She also performed improvisation comedy with the Los Angeles Second City Touring Company and the Second City Alumni Players. She began her professional career at UNC as a Parking Control Officer eight years ago and currently she is the Materials Manager at the UNC School of Dentistry. In December of 2014 Shayna completed her Master’s degree in Public Health here at UNC. Shayna is delighted to serve the UNC community as the Employee Forum Treasurer.
Phillip_EdwardsParliamentarianPhillip Edwards is an Instructional Consultant at the Center for Faculty Excellence. He returned to UNC-Chapel Hill in February 2015—having previous served as a faculty member at the School of Information and Library Science (2008-2011)—to work with faculty members from across the University who are interested in enhancing teaching and learning within their disciplines. He earned his Master of Science in Information degree with a specialization in library and information services from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with an undergraduate minor in mathematics from the University at Buffalo-SUNY. He tweets via @pme919.
Executive AssistantMatthew Banks is the executive assistant for the Employee Forum. He handles administrative duties including web maintenance, budget oversight, minutes and other correspondence, meeting planning, story production, issue tracking, and member recruitment. He came to the Forum in February 1995 after working in Chapel Hill as a waiter, baker, and groundskeeper. As a Reynolds Scholar, he earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Politics and a History minor from Wake Forest University in 1990. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the NC Central School of Law Evening Program in 2008. Banks attended the JFK School of Government graduate program in public policy analysis at Harvard University from 1990-1991.

Staff Assembly Delegates

DelegateDepartmentTerm Ends
James HolmanHousekeeping2018 (Two Year Delegate)
Kathy RamseySchool of Dentistry2019 (Three Year Delegate)
Kewana SmithOffice of Medical Education2016 (Alternate)
Charles StreeterStudent Affairs2017 (Chair; One Year Delegate)
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