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2013 - 2014 Employee Forum Officers

To contact any of the officers listed below, please consult the university directory online.



Chair:  Charles 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.
Dan-Barmmer-2x4 Vice Chair:  Dan Barmmer is a Prospect Research Analyst with University Development, where he has contributed to the fundraising goals of UNC Chapel Hill and all its departments, constituencies and units since 2006.  In 2010 he was honored for his efforts with a Star Heel award.  A proud Carolina graduate and staff employee, he has over a decade of service within a dozen departments at UNC.  He was previously employed with FGI in Chapel Hill for a number of years as a team leader and supervisor.  Barmmer has chaired and served on a number of Employee Forum and University committees over eight years as an active Forum staff representative.  He was re-elected to his second term as Vice Chair of the Employee Forum in 2013.



Secretary:  Paula Goodman is the Department Manager of Undergraduate Education in the College of Arts and Sciences. She manages the department’s human resources and financials as well as acting as the assistant to the Senior Associate Dean.  Paula came to the University in October of 2008 after working for Pinellas County (Florida) Emergency Management. Paula received her Bachelor’s in Professional studies with a major in Human Resources from Barry University in May, 2007.  She also received her Associates in Applied Sciences from Alamance Community College along with a Human Resources certification in 2004.
Tammy-Cox-2x4 Treasurer:  Tammy Cox is the assistant dean for administration in the School of Information and Library Science. She manages all business operations for the school including strategic planning, financial management, contracts and grants, human resources, as well as student services. She came to UNC-CH in August 2009 after serving in a variety of chief financial officer roles during her seventeen years at North Carolina State University. Cox received the 2011 Chancellor’s Award in the category of Human Relations and currently serves as the Employee Forum treasurer. Cox is a certified research administrator and earned a bachelor of science in accounting from Mount Olive College where she graduated with highest honors. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration from East Carolina University.
Matthew-McKirahan-2x4 Parliamentarian:  Matt McKirahan is a Program Support Associate at the School of Government.  He provides program and course support for ten Program Managers and administrative support for over fifty faculty members.  He came to UNC-Chapel Hill in February 2011 and has been awarded the School of Government Extra Mile Award and Collaboration Award for his efforts.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Public Health Leadership certificate, both from UNC-Chapel Hill.  Matthew McKirahan was elected to his first term as Parliamentarian in 2013 and currently sits on a number of Employee Forum committees, including co-Chair of the Education and Career Development committee.
Matt-Banks-2x4 Executive Assistant:  Matthew Banks is the executive assistant for the Employee Forum.  He handles administrative duties for the Forum 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 at Harvard University from 1990-1991.


Staff Assembly Delegates

Delegate Department
John Gullo School of Government
Danny Nguyen Information Technology Services
Charles Streeter Student Affairs