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Supply orders, shipping requests, room reservations, copy requests, confidential recycling, seminar logistics, faculty recruitment travel, lodging & meal logistics; parking, undergraduate events coordinatorTrish Brittenham,, 919-962-1379Onsite Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm
Chair schedule, faculty reviews, faculty recruitment coordination, website issues/requests, department-wide listserv emails, social media content, communications, posting to department flat screens, and other special projectsLori Shamblin, 919-962-2077Onsite Hours: vary; email is best method of contact
OneCard access for buildings, facilities/housekeeping requests, departmental vehicle reservationsJason Worrell, 919-962-0598Onsite Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 5am-3pm
IT, to be added to departmental listservs, SharePoint issues/permissionsHínár György Schrader, Wendy Webber bits@bio.unc.eduOnsite Hours: Monday-Friday, hours vary

Some members of our administrative team have a hybrid work schedule.



Associate Chair for Business Administration

206 Coker Hall

(919) 962-3392

For immediate inquiries, please contact Lori Shamblin

Brittenham, Trish

Administrative Support Associate

202 Coker Hall


Mackey, Jennifer

Human Resources Specialist

203B Coker Hall

(919) 962-5945

Shamblin, Lori

Executive Assistant to the Chair

205 Coker Hall

(919) 962-2077

Grants & Accounting

Furphy, Tosha

Accounting Manager

216 Coker Hall


Belcher, Ashley

Grants & Research Coordinator

216 Coker Hall


Palmer, Kate

Grants & Research Coordinator

216 Coker Hall


Shore, Leigh

Grants & Research Coordinator

216 Coker Hall


Student Services

Merritt, Kenlyn

Graduate Student Services Manager

203A Coker Hall

(919) 962-3391

Montgomery, Summer

Undergraduate Student Services Specialist

213 Coker Hall

(919) 962-3390

Stegenga, Barbara

Teaching Lab Supervisor (101L/102L)

211 Coker Hall



Worrell, Jason

Facilities Manager

B31 Wilson Hall

(919) 962-0598

Halacheff, Kody

Facilities Maintenance Technician

B29A Wilson Hall

(919) 962-3726

Joubert, Ray

Electronics Technician

C249 Kenan Labs


Pryor, Chris

Facilities Maintenance Technician

A008 Kenan Labs


Rogers, Cale

Facilities Maintenance Technician

B33 Wilson Hall

(919) 843-7336

Simmons, Jordan

Facilities Maintenance Technician

B33 Wilson Hall

(919) 843-7336

IT Support

Polczer, Hínár

Technical Support Analyst

231 Wilson Hall

Webber, Wendy

Technical Support Analyst

236 Wilson Hall

(919) 962-4931

Greenhouse Support

Garzoni, James

Greenhouse Manager

5054 Genomic Sciences Building

(919) 962-4465

Ward, John

Research Technician

5054 Genome Sciences Building