Meet Our Staff

The Student Engagement team is made complete by student workers, graduate assistants, and professional staff. Below you will find information on who we are and what is included in our responsibilities.

Director of Student Engagement
Tyler Thompson, MSW

Tyler Thompson

Tyler holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business from the University of Alabama (2008) and a Master of Social Work from the University of Alabama (2012). Tyler is responsible for student organization registration and training, the Student Government Association, Student Leadership Consultants, Miss UNA, Mane Month, and Homecoming Student Events. 

Prior to coming to UNA, Tyler worked for the Walt Disney Company, the University of Alabama, and the VA Medical Center. Tyler's interests and hobbies include DIY Projects, the piano, and tennis. 

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Senior Administrative Assistant
Juliette Butler, CAP, OM

Juliette Butler

Juliette holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Alabama (1991). Juliette has been working for UNA since 1997. Juliette is responsible for the administrative operations of the Student Engagement Office, where she provides support to Alternative Breaks, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Leadership and Volunteerism, Recognized Student Organizations, the Student Government Association, the University Program Council, and the Miss UNA Program.

Outside of our office, Juliette serves as a committee member for the University Awards Gala, as well as a member of the Presidential Mentors Academy Advisory Committee and Student Allocations Funding Committee.Her hobbies includes dancing, listening to music, arts, and crafts.

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Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Fraternity & Sorority Life
Ashley Christman, M.Ed.

Ashley Christman

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from Ashland University (2013) and a Master of Education in Adult Learning and Development from Cleveland State University (2014). Ashley working on her Doctoral Dissertation through the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Student Affairs Administration and Leadership ED.D. Program. Ashley is responsible for Fraternity and Sorority Life, where she supervises 1 graduate assistant and 1 student intern and serves as the advisor for the College Panhellenic Council (CPH), Interfraternity Council (IFC), and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). 

Prior to coming to UNA, Ashley worked at Ashland University as their Fraternity and Sorority Advisor. Ashley is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and was initiated into the Epsilon Nu chapter in 2009. Ashley likes spending time with her two dogs (Carlos, a yellow Labrador retriever, and Cedric, a Doberman mix), running, and reading. 

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Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Leadership & Volunteerism
Bethany Green, M.Ed.

Bethany Green

Bethany holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts and Public Communications from the University of North Alabama (2010) and a Master of Education in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Belmont University (2013). Bethany is currently working on her Doctor of Public Administration at West Chester University. Bethany is responsible for Alternative Breaks, Feeding the Pride food pantry, community service projects/volunteer opportunities, and service-learning initiatives. 

Prior to returning to UNA, Bethany worked as the Light the Night Coordinator for the Leukemia nd Lymphoma Society. Bethany enjoys traveling, being outdoors, painting and drawing, and nonprofit/community development work. 

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Student Activities Coordinator
Becca Bush

Graduate Assistant, Alternative Breaks
Nikki Mathews
Nikki Mathews

Nikki is a first year graduate student, working on her Professional Studies degree with a concentration in Higher Education. Nikki holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of North Alabama (Class of 2019). She was a recipient of the undergraduate service award and a promising alumni. During her time as an undergraduate, Nikki was involved in Alternative Breaks, SGA, SOAR, LaGrange Society, and Phi Mu Fraternity. Outside of school, Nikki enjoys binge watching tv shows, taking naps, and serving the school and community. 

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Graduate Assistant, Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dominic Summerhill
Dominic Summerhill

Dominic is a first year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration program at UNA. He is a December 2017 graduate of UNA, with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in Journalism Multimedia. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and was initiated into the Kappa Gamma chapter in fall 2014. During his time as an undergraduate, he served as member of the University Program Council and the Ascending Voices Gospel Choir. In addition to his work in Student Engagement, he is involved with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. as the co-advisor for the Kappa Gamma chapter and a member of the Kappa Nu Lambda Graduate chapter. When Dominic is not at work or in class, he likes to dance, write poetry, watch movies, and spend time with family and friends.

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Graduate Assistant, Student Communications
Jason Howell

Jason is a first year graduate student, working on his Professional Studies degree with a concentration in Higher Education Administration. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with concentrations in Advertising and Public Relations from Middle Tennessee State University. He served as the Recruitment Coordinator and Vice President of the MTSU Chapter of Public Relations Society of America. While attending MTSU Jason worked in Housing Residence Life as a Desk Assistant and Conference Director. Also, he completed an internship with MTSU Campus Recreation Facility focusing on marketing and strategic communication. Jason also holds an Associate of Science from Columbia State Community College. While attending from Columbia State Community College he served as a Peer Leader and was an active member of the President’s Leadership Society. Outside of class, Jason likes to knit, drink coffee and binge watch TV shows.

Intern for Fraternity & Sorority Life
Nathan Brooks

Nathan Brooks

Nathan is a graduate of Hartselle High School and is currently majoring in Public Relations. Nathan serves as the Secretary of his fraternity and has previously served as the Vice President of Public Relations for the Interfraternity Council. He is a member of Gamma Sigma Alpha, Order of Omega, and Lambda Pi Eta honor societies. Nathan uses his free time serving at The Well Church Florence, playing ping pong and Spikeball with friends, and spending time reading.

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Student Leadership Consultant
Matt Anderson

Matt Anderson on a tennis court

Matt is a junior from Huntsville, Alabama majoring in Accommodations  and Service Industry Management with a minor in Communication Studies. He is a Student Ambassador for the LaGrange Society, a brother of Alpha Tau Omega, a member of Lion Buddies, and a Resident Advisor (RA) on campus. Matt loves to travel, watch any competition reality tv show, listen to music, workout, cook, and hang out with friends in his free time. 

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Student Leadership Consultant
Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo

Ana is a senior majoring in Interior Design with a minor in Innovation Engineering. On campus, Ana serves on the executive board of the College Panhellenic Council and is a sister of Alpha Delta Pi. During her time at UNA, Ana has been a member of the University Program Council, Freshman Forum, Catholic Campus Ministries, and the Council of Interior Architecture. Ana enjoys travel, all things outdoors, watching Chip and Jo, and listening to music. 

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Student Leadership Consultant
Kaitlyn Fennell

Kaitlyn Fennell

Kaitlyn is a senior majoring in Fashion Merchandising with minors in Apparel Design and Marketing. She is the Chief Justice of the SGA Judicial Branch. Kaitlyn is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, Fashion Association, is an intern for 2:52, and serves on Delight's leadership teamDuring her time on campus, she has served on the Freshman Forum, the SGA Senate, and the SGA Judicial Branch. In her free time, Kaitlyn likes to sew, hike, travel, and hang out with her dogs.

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Student Leadership Consultant
Brooke Shewbart
Brooke Shewbart

Brooke is a junior majoring in nursing. Brooke serves is a member of the Honors College and serves as an executive officer for the College Panhellenic Council. On campus, Brooke is a member of Phi Mu and the Student Nurse Associaiton and serves as a Resident Advisor (RA) and an ambassador for the Anderson College of Nursing.  Brooke enjoys being around friends and traveling in her free time.   

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Student Leadership Consultant
Molly Stephens
White woman with light brown curly hair, wearing glasses and a sweater, smiling.

Molly is a senior majoring in Secondary Education with a concentration in English Language Molly enjoys outdoor activities (i.e., hiking and camping), painting, and photography. On campus, Molly is the President of the College Panhellenic Council, VP for Web Communications for Collegiate Entrepreneur Organizations, and Director of Communications for the Student Alumni Association Ambassadors.