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Business Administration and Support Contacts

Business and Administration

Todd Nicolet, PhD Vice Dean 135 Dauer Drive 170 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 966-3215
  • Business and Administrative Operations
  • Data/Metric Reporting
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Instructional and Information Systems
  • SPH Facilities

Strategic Analysis and Business Intelligence (SABI)

Molly O'Keefe Assistant Dean for Strategic Analysis and Business Intelligence 135 Dauer Drive (919) 843-3509 mollyokeefe@email.unc.edu
  • Leads the Gillings School's analytical support for evaluation and planning efforts
  • Supports efforts in designing, conducting and analyzing data and evaluations focused on improving quality and effectiveness of all aspects of the Gillings School
  • Directs the Gillings School's responses to internal and external administration, including UNC-Chapel Hill leadership and the UNC General Administration
Deytia Lima Rojas Business Intelligence/Performance Measurement Associate 135 Dauer Drive 207-C Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 962-7756 dlima@email.unc.edu
  • Metric reporting, institutional research and business analytics
  • Data management
  • Process and systems analysis
  • Reporting
Nicholas Perrone Research Analyst 135 Dauer Drive 126 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 966-8308
  • Data Management
  • Institutional Research
  • Dashboard Development
  • Course Evaluation Administration

Facilities Contacts

Brent Wishart Facilities Manager 203 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 843-8101 brent_wishart@unc.edu
  • Facilities management and planning
  • Capital projects
  • Space committee
  • Security and building access
  • Chair, All-Hazards Preparedness Committee
William White Facilities Assistant 204 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 843-8101
  • Inter-campus mail delivery
  • Courier service
  • Event support
  • Classroom oversight
Facilities Coordinator - Vacant 135 Dauer Drive 204 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
  • Building maintenance and repair
  • One Card access requests
  • Event planning
  • Emergency coordinator program
  • Parking coordinator
  • Building signage

Finance

thornsvard_katie-2015Katie Thornsvard, MAC, CPA Assistant Dean for Finance & Business 135 Dauer Drive 207-B Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 843-4586 katiet@email.unc.edu
  • Lead accountant for SPH and Public Health Foundation
  • Budget planning, management and reporting
  • Financial and budgetary policy development and implementation
  • Audit and compliance
  • Financial communications
  • SPH financial representative on campus committees

Teri Smith Senior Accountant 135 Dauer Drive 207 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 843-3653 smithtg@email.unc.edu

 
  • Budget development, monitoring and reporting
  • Financial data collection, analysis and summation
  • Grants management
  • Foundation accounting
  • Audit and compliance
Adriana Shepherd Accountant 135 Dauer Drive 207 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 962-3150 adrianas@email.unc.edu
  • Fund balance monitoring and reporting
  • Payment and payroll approvals
  • Special projects and research
  • Account review
  • Budget revisions
  • Accounting technician backup, as needed
Accounting Technician - Vacant 135 Dauer Drive 207 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
  • Payments (check requests, travel reimbursements, independent contractors, etc.)
  • Journal entries
  • Purchasing card reconciliation
  • Account reconciliation
  • GradStar student payments
  • Supply and computer orders

Human Resources

Stephen Regan Assistant Dean for HR 135 Dauer Drive 212 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 962-9920 regansj@email.unc.edu
  • Oversees all human resource functions for the Gillings School, including oversight of nine major academic departments and central units
  • Provides counsel on all HR policies and matters, including recruitment and hiring, payroll, employee relations and performance appraisals
  • Interfaces with University contacts on HR-related issues
  • Acts as the Equal Employment Opportunity/Compliance officer for the Gillings School
Annette Raines HR Team Lead 135 Dauer Drive 209 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 966-3526 annette_raines@unc.edu
  • Policy and procedure interpretations
  • SPH Appointments, Promotions and Tenure process
  • HR Audit
  • SPA and EPA forms approval
  • EPA Non-Faculty process
  • EEO/ADA coordination
Linda Mitchell HR Team Lead 135 Dauer Drive 210 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400 (919) 966-7831 lgmitche@email.unc.edu
  • Policy and procedure interpretations
  • Employee Relation issues
  • Departmental Chair/Senior administrative searches/reviews
  • Layoff process
  • SPA/EPA-NF issues
  • Special school-wide events
  • Communications
  • Audit planning
LaSonya Whitworth HR Specialist/International Scholar Liaison 135 Dauer Drive 206 Rosenau Hall (919) 966-3255 lwhitwor@email.unc.edu

Human Resources: Biostatistics / Epidemiology

Vera Bennet HR Consultant 3108-D McGavran-Greenberg Hall (919) 966-7293 vera_bennett@unc.edu
Sharon Sullivan HR Consultant 2101-C McGavran-Greenberg Hall (919) 966-7460 sharon_sullivan@unc.edu

Human Resources: Health Policy and Management / Nutrition

Karen Capps HR Consultant 212 Rosenau Hall (919) 966-7394 kcapps@email.unc.edu
Janet Scearce HR Consultant 208 Rosenau Hall (919) 966-5527 jscearce@email.unc.edu

Human Resources: Environmental Sciences and Engineering /Health Behavior / Maternal and Child Health / Public Health Leadership / NCIPH / Central Administrative Units

Melissa Halstead HR Consultant 206 Rosenau Hall (919) 962-3288 melissa.halstead@unc.edu
Abbey McLennan HR Consultant 213 Rosenau Hall (919) 962-2820 amclenna@email.unc.edu

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