CCPS Staff

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staff-lb-smLynn Blanchard ’85, ’89 Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service


Phone: (919) 843-7570

Office: Wilson Street

Program connection: Faculty Engaged Scholars, Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award, Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award and the Ned Brooks Award

staff-eg-smEmily Williamson Gangi ’99, ’03 M.P.A.

Associate Director, Carolina Center for Public Service


Phone: (919) 843-7567

Office: Wilson Street

Program connection: Carolina Engagement Council, Faculty Engaged Scholars, community-campus partnerships and engagement outcomes

staff-lp-smLeslie Parkins

Senior Program Officer, Service-Learning


Phone: (919) 843-4785

Office: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Program connection: APPLES Service-Learning Courses, Service-Learning Internships and Community Engagement Fellowships

Rhonda BeattyRhonda Hubbard Beatty ’87

Program Officer, Communications & Marketing


Phone: (919) 843-6993

Office: Wilson Street

Ryan NilsenRyan Nilsen

Program Officer, Student Programs


Phone: (919) 843-6829

Office: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Program connection: Bryan Social Innovation Fellowships, Buckley Public Service Scholars and First-Year Service Corps


Tremayne Manson ’00

Administrative Services Specialist


Phone: (919) 843-7568

Office: Wilson Street

Program connection: Public Service Awards, Davis Projects for Peace, development and administration

Christina Galardi, APPLES at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Christina Galardi

Alternative Breaks Graduate Assistant

Phone: (919) 962-4482

Office: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Program connection:  APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Breaks

Student Staff:

  • Austin Gragson (Student Programs Assistant)
  • Janell Smith (Administrative Assistant – Union Office)
  • Kevin Giff (APPLES Office Manager)