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The Richards 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 held weekly on Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 pm EST in Carolina Union 2511.

For all Executive Branch communications inquiries and requests, please email usgcommunications@unc.edu.

 

Please utilize the Executive Branch Communications Request Form (go.unc.edu/CommunicationsRequest) to:

  1. Submit a speaking request for Student Body President Richards or his designee and/or

  2. For publicity requests for UNC Student Government or related events and/or

  3. For press inquiries or requests for comment pertaining to the UNC Student Government Executive Branch or the Richards Administration.


 

Erin Schlachter (she/her)

Undergraduate Secretary and Chief Communications Officer || usgcommunications@unc.edu

Erin is a sophomore from Cary, NC, majoring in Economics and Advertising/Public Relations. On-campus she serves as the Vice President of the Carolina Jump Rope Club and volunteers as a Communications Team Member for Jump Ahead, a non-profit that promotes healthy lifestyles for low-income elementary school students.

 


Meet Our Communications Team

 

Srinithi Srinivas (she/her)

Deputy Communications Officer || srinik@email.unc.edu

Srinithi is a freshman from Cary, NC planning on majoring in Business Administration. On-campus, she is involved with the Monsoon South Asian Advocacy magazine, TEDxUNC, and the Future Business Leaders of America.

Hanna Azizi (she/her)

Messaging and Communications Specialist || hannaazi@live.unc.edu

Hanna is a junior from Wilmington, NC majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. On-campus, she is involved with the Undergraduate Student National Dental Association as the Service Coordinator and the student-run, non-profit A Moment of Magic as a volunteer.

 

Jessica Walker (she/her)

Lead Content Creation Specialist || jwal862@email.unc.edu

Jessica is a sophomore from Raleigh, NC, interested in majoring in Biostatistics with the Gillings School of Public Health. On-campus, she is involved with the student-run non-profit Carolina For The Kids (CFTK), and has worked within the Executive Branch through the Academic Affairs committee. She also works as an Engagement Ambassador with the Carolina Engagement Center to facilitate alumni outreach.

Brittany Marcus (she/her)

Content Creation Specialist || britt003@email.unc.edu

Brittany is a sophomore from Waxhaw, NC majoring in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish for the Medical Professions. Last year, she was a member of the Mental Health Committee of the Executive Branch of Student Government. She is also a part of the executive board of the Carolina Cancer Association, Carolina CSSC, and Tri-BETA.

Molly Dashney (she/her)

Branch Videography Lead || molly23@live.unc.edu

Molly is a junior from St. Petersburg, FL double majoring in Public Policy and Advertising/Public Relations. On-campus, she is involved with TEDxUNC, Carolina Thrift, and serves as a scholarship ambassador for the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid.

Sophia Mendes Sheldon (she/her)

Branch Videographer || smendess@live.unc.edu

Sophia is a junior from St. Petersburg, FL double majoring in Public Policy & Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. On-campus, she is involved with Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Neuroscience Club, Zeta Tau Alpha, Honors Carolina, Excel@Carolina, and Helping Giving Away Psychological Services.

 

Sarah Zhang (she/they)

Branch Webmaster || sz1204@ad.unc.edu

Sarah is a freshman from Doylestown, PA double majoring in Computer Science and Political Science, with a minor in data science. On-campus, they are involved with the Richard Epps Emerging Leaders program, the Institute of Politics, and CS+ Social Good. They are also a TA for COMP110, Stem Sisters, and Girls Who Code.

Morgan Jordan (she/her)

Press Relations Specialist ||  morgando@ad.unc.edu

Morgan is a freshman 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.