The EOC’s team has two main areas of focus – (1) equal opportunity laws and compliance and (2) Title IX and related misconduct. Expand each section for more details about our staff and contact information.
Contact Becci: email@example.com, (919) 843-0594
Contact Adrienne: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 962-7177
As Director of the University’s Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office, Brandon Washington leads the University’s efforts to adhere to federal and state anti-discrimination laws, including but not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Prior to joining UNC, Brandon was the Director of Equity and Title IX Coordinator at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida. Brandon also spent 5 years as an investigator, trainer and mediator with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). During his time at OCR Brandon investigated over 170 federal civil rights cases. Brandon holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, a MBA from Charleston Southern University and a J.D. from Florida A&M College of Law.
Contact Brandon: email@example.com, (919) 966-7545
As Senior EO Compliance Consultant, Camille Brooks prepares and manages the University’s state and federal Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, including researching, compiling, and analyzing incumbency and labor market data. She develops and facilitates a variety of campus-wide equal opportunity based training courses and is responsible for developing and managing the University EEO Officers program, Veteran’s program, and related outreach activities. Camille is a graduate of UNC’s ULEAD program and has more than 20 years of experience in human resource management, equal employment opportunity and professional development in higher education, and healthcare. She has her B.S. in Human Resources from California State University, Long Beach and her M.B.A. from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Contact Camille: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 966-1549
Laura conducts investigations under the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct; provides database management for reports of discrimination and harassment; and offers support for trainings administered through EOC. Laura graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in International Relations, as well as Spanish, and also received her J.D. from Charlotte School of Law. She previously volunteered for a nonprofit organization in Spain performing research to assist in the investigation of cases for individuals seeking asylum from countries where human rights violations were alleged to have occurred. Laura later served as a bilingual paralegal for a Delaware law firm working in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury and has also provided litigation support for clients of a major electronic discovery and litigation management corporation. She also presently serves as a Guardian ad Litem in Orange County, North Carolina.
Contact Laura: email@example.com, (919) 966-6754
Contact Kelly: firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-962-7189
Contact Bill: email@example.com, 919-962-7151
Beth investigates reports of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, complicity, retaliation, and protected class discrimination and harassment. Prior to joining the team, Beth served as the Director of Student Life and Pro Bono Opportunities at Campbell Law School, where she received the inaugural Administrator of the Year Award in 2015 from the Student Bar Association. Beth’s previous experience also includes executive management for a statewide non-profit organization, as well as public service as an Assistant County Attorney and Assistant District Attorney. Beth received the Professional Impact Award from the Durham Crisis Response Center in 2011 and was recognized as the UNC School of Law Pro Bono Alumna of the Month in September 2014. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the N.C. Association of Women Attorneys. Beth graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.B.A. in Economics from Appalachian State University and earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received the Student Pro Bono Service Award from the NC State Bar.
Contact Beth: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 445-1576
Rebecca Gibson serves as a report and response coordinator for individuals reporting or responding to incidents of harassment and discrimination based on protected status, and interpersonal violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Rebecca can help to explore support and resources, including interim protective measures to address safety and well-being, and can help folks with making a formal report to the University and/or local law enforcement. Prior to her role at UNC-CH, Rebecca worked at Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) as the sexual assault services coordinator. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Rebecca graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Psychology and received her Master of Social Work degree from Tulane University with a focus on Disaster Mental Health and Trauma Studies.
Contact Rebecca: email@example.com, (919) 445-1578
Contact Elizabeth: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 962-7185
Rudy is responsible for the University’s policies and procedures that address the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and federal and state regulations for individuals with disabilities. He facilitates the ADA accommodation process for faculty and staff and coordinates ADA training. Rudy is also responsible for the University’s search committee process and training, and manages the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking recruitment system for all EPA temporary and permanent faculty and non-faculty positions. He represents the department in special University projects and assists with investigations as needed. Rudy came to UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009 after a long, successful career with IBM, specializing in the area of equal opportunity and diversity. He attended Wagner College for a B.A. in Sociology and earned an M.S.in Organizational Management and Human Resource Development from Manhattanville College.
Contact Rudy: email@example.com, (919) 962-9980
Contact Cathy: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 966-3576
As Case Management and Database Coordinator, Erin manages the electronic case management and record keeping system, prepares and analyzes reports and data, prepares correspondence and other documents related to EOC matters, and provides other case- and data-related support. Prior to joining our team, she worked as a legal assistant for a bankruptcy law firm and a workers’ compensation and personal injury firm, taught in UNC-Charlotte’s first-year writing program, and was the Director of an education clinic for students with developmental disabilities. Most recently, she worked in UNC-CH’s Public Records Office as a Public Records Specialist. Erin has her B.A. in English from Gardner-Webb University, her M.A. in English from UNC-Charlotte, and her J.D. from NC Central University.
Contact Erin: email@example.com, (919) 962-6024
Contact Katie: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 445-1577
Ew (pronounced E-W) meets with students who have experienced any form of discrimination or harassment based on protected status, sexual violence, interpersonal (relationship) violence and stalking to discuss support and reporting options available to them on campus and in the community. Ew also coordinates interim protective measures on their behalf, including academic accommodations and safe housing options. Ew has worked in violence prevention and response work for nearly 20 years. Prior to coming to UNC-Chapel Hill, Ew was the Director of the RISE violence prevention program at Warren Wilson College and was the college’s Title IX compliance co-coordinator. Ew also previously taught Peer Education and Social Justice at Hobart and William Smith College. Ew received his M.A. from Missouri State University.
Contact Ew: email@example.com, (919) 843-3878
Sarah investigates reports of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, complicity, retaliation, and protected class discrimination and harassment. Prior to joining the University, Sarah was a legal investigator for the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission, where she investigated post-conviction claims of innocence throughout the state. Sarah graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in History from Appalachian State University in 2005, graduated with a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2011, and received Title IX investigator training and certification from the Association of Title IX Administrators.
Contact Sarah: firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 966-3576
Krista is the HAVEN Program Specialist and a full time UNC-CH graduate student in the dual degree Master of Social Work/ Master of Public Health program. She coordinates HAVEN, a training program that prepares staff, faculty, and students at UNC to be an ally to someone that has experienced sexual or interpersonal violence or stalking. Krista has experience providing crisis services to survivors of interpersonal violence in Chapel Hill and Washington, DC. Prior to beginning the MSW/MPH program, she served as a Peace Corps Community Health Volunteer in Madagascar. She graduated with a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago.
Nicole investigates reports of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, complicity, retaliation, and protected class discrimination and harassment. Prior to joining the University, Nicole served as a Prevention and Education Coordinator for Sexual Assault and Dating Violence at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. She also previously served as a litigator in Sanford, NC, and spearheaded a pilot program established to help improve the Child Custody process for Domestic Violence victims in Wake County, North Carolina. Nicole has a B.A. in Psychology from Hampton University and a J.D. from Florida A&M University College of Law.
Contact Nicole: email@example.com, (919) 962-2099
For media inquiries, please contact Kelly Dubell, Communications Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 962-7189
Not sure of who to contact? Use the general office contact information.
Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
137 E. Franklin St., Suite 404
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9160