Contact Us

General Inquiries


Brooke Millsaps, Associate Dean of Community Engagement
Provides leadership for the Center for CommunityEngagement (CCE) and the student community engagement commitment graduation requirement.
Contact Me:

  • Overall questions about the CommunityEngagement Commitment, our graduation requirement for all students
  • Transfer students and the Community Engagement Commitment
  • PEG 3 opportunities, including Community Based Research

Contact: 828-771-3015

Shuli Archer, Director of Bonner Leadership Initiatives
Supervises the Bonner Leadership Crew and supports their efforts in on-campus programming and service in the community.
Contact Me:

  • General questions about the Bonner Leaders Program and our partnership with the Bonner Foundation
  • Issue area programming (environment, food security, housing & homelessness, and race & immigration) questions
  • Issue Workshops

Contact: 828-771-3775

Jennah Dunham, Community Engagement Operations Manager
Provides primary coordination around customer service and community engagement logistics.
Contact Me:

  • General questions about the Center for Community Engagement
  • Questions about service transportation and student community engagement transcripts
  • Reserving CCE space


Missy Harris, Break Trip Program Coordinator
Plans and manages fall and spring alternative break trips for students.
Contact Me:

  • Information about being a student leader or learning partner for Break Trips

Contact: 828-771-2011

Mara McLaughlin-Taylor, Director of Community Engagement Outreach
Supports campus groups engaging in the community, manages outreach and education about community engagement, and plans and implements service related events.
Contact Me:

  • Supervisors, coaches, and club advisors/crew leaders: to explore partnerships for your established groups
  • CCE Big Events (including Empty Bowls, Blood Drive, and Senior Awards)

Contact: 828-771-3774

Annie Jonas, Director of Faculty Community Engagement [On sabbatical Spring 2017]
Provides support for faculty in developing effective and meaningful service-learning courses across all academic disciplines, including the First Year Seminar.
Contact Me:

  • Service-learning and FYS course questions (development, planning, and logistics)
  • Ideas for academic community-engaged partnerships

Contact: 828-771-3013

2016-17 Bonner Leaders Crew

Environment Issue Area
Brian Wuertz, Issue Area Coordinator
Melly Napper

Food Security Issue Area
Dakota Bentley, Issue Area Coordinator
Yadi Sanchez-Esparza
Chandler Scott-Smith

Housing & Homelessness Issue Area
Michal Nowak, Issue Area Coordinator
Denise Folz
Heaven Valentine

Race & Immigration Issue Area
Melvis Madrigal, Issue Area Coordinator
Alix Rivard
Indie Steward

Youth & Education Issue Area
Emily Odgers, Issue Area Coordinator
Annie Gibbs
Alyssa Logan
Ginny Thomson

Academic Initiatives
Tayla Clark

Break Trips
Pearl-Lynnae Smith

Front Office
Morgan McConnell

Student Group Service Liaison
Christian Perry