Directory

Administration

Asher Haines

Asher Haines

Associate Provost
School of Professional Studies
Asher Haines is UNC Charlotte’s associate provost of the School of Professional Studies. In this role, he directs the School and leads the University’s strategies related to supporting learners of all ages, partnering with companies and organizations to develop their employees through education and training, and collaborating with the University’s academic colleges to develop and deliver programs for adult learners while also supporting overall excellence in teaching and learning for the University.
Melody Steigerwalt

Melody Steigerwalt

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost
School of Professional Studies

Melody joined UNC Charlotte in September 2019 as the Department Coordinator for the BISOM department and Turner School of Accountancy within the Belk College of Business. In 2022 she joined the School of Professional Studies as Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost.

Policy, Data and Learner Solutions

Shanna Coles

Shanna Coles

Associate Director, Program Development & Learner Solutions
School of Professional Studies
A catalyst for change and intrapreneur, Shanna partners with academic units to develop new online programs and leads the effort in policy and practice that support adult learner degree completion initiatives. A first-generation college student and Georgia native, Shanna has earned degrees from Appalachian State University, NC State, and UNC Charlotte and has served the Charlotte community since 2008.
Steve Carter

Steve Carter

Associate Director, Strategy Implementation & Reporting
School of Professional Studies
Originally hired to manage State Authorization issues for the University--which he still does--Steve's role has constantly morphed with "other duties as assigned." Today, his official title is Associate Director, Strategy Implementation & Reporting, but he also serves as the University’s State Authorization Manager/SARA Liaison and leads its Out-of-State Academic Activity Coordinating Council (OoSAACC).

Learning Space Technology

Steven Skelton

Steven Skelton

Director
Learning Space Technology
Steven Skelton currently serves as the Director of Learning Space Technology at UNC Charlotte. In this role, he manages the AV Integration and Classroom Support Teams for the University, as well as leading efforts to improve and maintain learning space operations on campus. His team provides daily support for over 475 learning spaces and works with University departments and Facilities Management to install new AV systems to support construction and renovation projects.
Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson

Manager, Classroom Technology and Support Services
Learning Space Technology
Brandon Johnson is the Manager of Classroom Technology and Support Services at UNC Charlotte. Since joining SPS as a Technology Support Technician in 2019, Brandon has ensured that our University learning spaces are maintained for an optimal learning experience. With a background in live events and meeting space support, Brandon brings a wealth of technical expertise and a strong customer service focus. He's dedicated to offering assistance in any way possible, driven by his passion to enhance educational experiences for everyone.
Griff Myers

Griff Myers

AV Event Support Technician - Dubois
Learning Space Technology
Nathan Klinge

Nathan Klinge

Classroom Support AV Technician
Learning Space Technology
Nathan has been affiliated with UNC Charlotte since his freshman year in 2018. After graduating in 2021 with a BA in Political Science and Communication Studies, he joined Classroom Support as a temp employee, having ran professional audiovisual conferences and receptions throughout high school and undergrad. He has been a permanent employee since 2022, and is pursuing graduate-level education with Charlotte's MPA program. He enjoys coffee, building computers, and watching Newcastle United.
Chris Sanders

Chris Sanders

Classroom Support AV Technician
Learning Space Technology
Chris was born and raised in Charlotte, NC just minutes from UNC Charlotte. With a degree in Audio Engineering, he brings 20 plus years of experience to the team and is excited to be learning new things daily. Chris is a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
Justin Minch

Justin Minch

Classroom Support Supervisor - Dubois
Learning Space Technology
Justin was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati. Justin had worked in video production, broadcasting and Audiovisual event production before starting as an Event Support Technician at the Dubois Center in 2017. He is currently the Classroom Support Supervisor at The Dubois Center.