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The Vann Administration’s Office of the Secretary and Department of Communications manages all press, publicity, content creation, and multimedia aspects of the administration. The goals of the Office of the Secretary and Department of Communications are to promote and facilitate long-term growth and branding development, communications, messaging, visibility, and transparency.

Meetings of the Office of the Undergraduate Secretary and Department of Communications are currently not being held during the summer. When regular meeting times for the school year are decided, meeting times and places will be posted here.

For all Executive Branch communications inquiries and requests, please email


Communications Requests

For any Communications Requests for President Vann or the Communications Department, please email



Spencer Shores (he/him)

Undergraduate Secretary and Chief Communications Officer ||

Spencer Shores is a sophomore from Greensboro, North Carolina. At Carolina, he is studying Business Administration and Public Policy with a minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. On campus, Spencer is involved with 180 Degrees Consulting, the Undergraduate Business Symposium, Marketing Club, and the Community, Equity, and Inclusion Programming Committee at Kenan-Flagler.

Jaleah Taylor (she/her)

Deputy Communications Officer ||

Jaleah is a sophomore from Charlotte, North Carolina studying Political Science. She served on the Executive Branch last year as a Civic Engagement and Outreach Staffer. In her free time, Jaleah enjoys running, traveling, and photography.

Srinithi Srinivas (she/her)

Chief Publicity Specialist ||

Srinithi is a second-year business administration major from Cary, NC! This is her second year working both in the Branch and the communications department. Aside from the Executive Branch, Srinithi serves as a membership officer for the Future Business Leaders of America, is involved with UNC’s Monsoon magazine, and the Asian Student Association.


Meet Our Communications Team!


Mia Washington (she/her)

Messaging and Communications Specialist ||

Mia Washington is a sophomore from Pinehurst, North Carolina majoring in Public Policy with a minor in Business Administration. Her hobbies include reading, exercising, and helping others. Mia is looking forward to serving her peers through UNC Student Government!

Victoria Nguyen (she/her)

Content Creation Specialist ||

Victoria is a sophomore from Greensboro, North Carolina studying Biology and Economics. She is an active member of the Vietnamese Student Association, Marketing Club, and The Sales Group at Carolina. One of Victoria’s lifelong goals is to travel to as many South American and East Asian countries as she can to enrich herself with beautiful and diverse cultures. Some of her hobbies include photography, cooking and fashion.

Ashley Smith (she/her)

Content Creation Specialist ||

Ashley is a first-year from Durham, North Carolina currently majoring in Communications Studies. She is a Chick-fil-A Remarkable Futures Scholar and a State Employee Credit Union People Helping People Scholar. Some of her hobbies include podcasting, creating content, spending quality time with friends, and trying new things!

Aleena Islam (she/her)

Content Creation Specialist ||

Aleena is a sophomore from Cary, NC. She is double majoring in business and political science with a minor in social and economic justice. Currently, she serves on the boards for UNC Pakistan Society and Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Her passions include traveling, reading, and advocacy on a number of social justice issues.

Bea Calwitan (she/her)

Branch Photographer ||

Bea Calwitan is a sophomore from Greensboro, North Carolina. At UNC, Bea is pursuing a Pharmacy major at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. In her free time, Bea enjoys photography, playing piano, singing, and spending time with friends.

Sarah Zhang (she/they)

Branch Webmaster ||

Sarah is a sophomore from Doylestown, PA double majoring in Computer Science and Political Science, with a minor in data science. On-campus, they are involved with the Honors Carolina Student Association, DEI Fellows program, and NC Fellows program. She is also a TA for COMP110, Stem Sisters, and Girls Who Code.

Morgan Jordan (she/her)

Press Relations Specialist ||

Morgan is a sophomore from Fayetteville, NC majoring in Business Administration and double minoring in African American and Diaspora Studies and Spanish for the Medical Professions. On-campus, she is involved with the Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, the Black Student Movement, and the Minority Business Student Alliance.

Sidney Curtis (she/her)

Press Relations Specialist ||

Sidney is a sophomore from Charlotte, NC studying Political Science and Journalism. She loves to write in her free time, both personally and academically. Sidney hopes to continue her love of writing to support the UNC community and, eventually, in a career of political journalism.