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The Executive Office of the President aims to create space for all students across campus. Through programming, advocacy, and partnerships with vested individuals across campus, our office is dedicated to supporting the diverse needs and experiences of all students across campus and creating a Carolina for Everyone.

The department’s priorities include:

  1. Advocate for the creation of an Asian American studies program. The Executive Office of the President aims to lay the foundation for the creation of a new academic program – Asian American studies. Thereby working to create more space for the recognition of diverse cutlures in the academic setting.
  2. Support graduate and professional students and their initiatives. The Executive Office of the President is dedicated to creating strong partnerships with the Graduate and Professional Student Government President and their administration while finding new ways to support their initiatives. 
  3. Build relationships with university administration. The Executive Office of the President will build relationships with individuals across the university to complete our objectives and amply student voices and concerns to university administration.
  4. Create new opportunities for students to engage with student government. The Executive Office of the President aims to create a more accessible student government by expanding student initiatives and creating more opportunities for interested students to join our administration. 
  5. Foster collaboration with other universities across North Carolina. The Executive Office of the President hopes to work with other university across North Carolina on the most pressing initiatives – including mental health, and diversity and inclusivity.

Jaleah Taylor (she/her)

Student Body President, Undergraduate Student Government President


Jaleah Taylor is from Charlotte, North Carolina and is a senior studying Political Science and Media and Journalism with a focus on Advertising and Public Relations. Taylor is a Honors Pogue Scholar and is the Co-Founder of the Black Pre-Law Student Association. Outside of her role as Student Body President, she has served as an Agora Fellow and a DEI Fellow. Jaleah’s passion lies in helping people and ensuring the door is open wider for those who come after her.



Ella Howie (she/her)

Executive Manager of the Office of the Student Body President


Ella Howie is a senior majoring in environmental studies with a sustainability concentration and minoring in geographic information science. Outside of studying, Ella enjoys playing snare drum in the Marching Tarheels drumline, working as an intern with the Triangle Land Conservancy, and playing pickleball or hiking. She was awarded the 2024 Scholars for Conservation Leadership by the Land Trust Alliance and will also be studying abroad in Sweden for sustainability this summer. Ella intends to work in environmental policy and land conservation after graduating.




Senior Staff of the Office of the President

Ashley Tutt (she/her)

Executive Assistant to the Student Body President ||

Ashley Hernandez (she/her)

Executive Assistant to the Executive Manager ||

Kimberly Pineda (she/her)

Executive Assistant to the Executive Manager ||

Khizra Ahmad (she/her)

Executive Assistant to the Executive Manager ||

Josiah Young (he/him)

Director of Outreach ||

Letrell Grady (he/him)

Director of Outreach ||

Neya Garcia (she/her)

Association of Student Government Delegate ||

Corey Davis (he/him)

Director of Programming ||

Veronica Quiett (she/her)

Director of Programming ||