Who We Are
The Professional Development Committee...
The Professional Development Committee provides access to a range of opportunities for the intellectual, professional, social and cultural development of the Division of Student Affairs staff in order to increase knowledge of UNCW, enhance professional competencies and deliver exceptional service to students.
Amy Hector provides daily oversight to the Seahawk Perch which develops programs and services for off-campus, non-traditional and military affiliated students. She supervises two graduate assistants who are responsible for graduate student life programming and the daily administration of the Seahawk Perch. Amy is the co-chair of the University/Community Relations Task Force and serves as a liaison for campus-wide educational programs to include, but not limited to, diversity issues and violence prevention and assists with the coordination of crisis intervention and emergency response.
Committee Vice Chair:
Jorja Waybrant is the Assistant Director of Student Achievement Services - Disability Services. She completed an M.Ed. from Shippensburg University with a concentration in Special Education. Jorja has professional experience and interest in academic support for students with disabilities in postsecondary ed; issues of transition from high school to college; ADA/Section 504 compliance; support for student veterans with disabilities; and social justice issues for women, minorities, and other diverse groups. Professionally, she is Co-Chair of the Wounded Warriors/Veterans with Disabilities in Higher Education Special Interest Group for the Association on Higher Education And Disabilities (AHEAD). She is also a member of the PA CARES Educational Subcommittee.
Dr. Brian Victor is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at The Catholic University of America. He also received masters’ degrees in Education from Harvard University and in Clinical Psychology from Catholic University. Dr. Victor is a Licensed Psychologist –HSP in North Carolina as well as in Maryland and Washington, DC, and he currently works with health and academic success related services for students. His research interests include crisis intervention, suicidal behavior, psychotherapy integration, and resiliency in overcoming adversity.
Bradley Davis manages the daily operations of a 400-bed, co-ed, Galloway Residence Hall. He supervises a team of 11 Undergraduate Resident Assistants and one Graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator. Also, Bradley coordinates education and social programming within the area, provides crisis management, serves on several Housing and Residence Life Committees and works as a Judicial Hearing Officer in the Office of the Dean of Students.
Danielle Dorn is the Victim Advocate for CARE. Her position serves student victims and/or witnesses of the following: Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Stalking, Dating Violence & Domestic Violence. Also she provides direct services on an on-call basis that includes, but is not limited to the following: crisis intervention, court advocacy, information & referrals, support groups, and educational presentations on violence and prevention.
Jake serves as primary aquatic pool operator at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) responsible for overall planning and operation, maintenance, program planning, assessment and risk management of both indoor and outdoor pools. The Assistant Director also advises the Associate Director and Director on risk management issues in an aquatic environment, coordinates employee certification program relating to CPR, First Aid, AED, etc. and handles various administrative tasks.
Sandra Jackson supervises the programs and operations of Sharky's Box Office and the
Lumina Theater. This includes: film program development and oversight,
advisement and implementation and film facility rentals. She is also the advisor
for the ACE Films committee.
Tom Kunz coordinates the Supplemental Instruction program. Tom provides training and leadership for our SI Leaders and serves as the primary contact for faculty and students participating in the SI program. Tom is also an Academic Advisor and Instructor.
Leslie Wright joined Career Center in November 2002, from Old Dominion University. She
is the liaison to the Cameron School of Business and holds office hours in
Cameron on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.