Office of the Secretary

Ann Lemmon
Secretary of the University | 919-962-4592
The Secretary of the University serves as a member of the General Administration Council and provides all essential support for the work of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and its committees. Ms. Lemmon provides professional staff assistance to the Committee on University Governance and serves as the President's liaison to the campus Boards of Trustees. Her primary duties include planning meetings of the Board of Governors, maintaining and certifying the official acts of the Board, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, orienting new Board members and contributing to their ongoing development, and facilitating communication between Board members, the President, senior administrators, and campus constituencies.

Sue Carpenter
Assistant Secretary for Policy and Records Management | 919-962-4591
Ms. Carpenter began her service as the Assistant Secretary for Policy and Records Management in January 2008. Her responsibilities include managing the Board of Governors meetings and activities, coordinating the Office of the Secretary and Board of Governors website, managing the University of North Carolina Policy Manual, supervising staff, and supporting special projects.

Kathy Schoenhut
Senior Receptionist | 919-962-1000
Ms. Schoenhut has served as the Senior Receptionist since November 2004. In addition to greeting the many guests of the University, she is responsible for the oversight of the central switchboard at the Spangler Center.

Dawn Harris
Office Assistant and Director of Special Events | 919-962-4590
Ms. Harris provides an array of office support for the Office of the Secretary. Additionally, she serves as the Director of Special Events for the Office of the President where she supervises and directs the planning and coordination of events hosted by the President.