Staff Directory


Executive Director, Popp Martin Student Union & Cone University Center


Assistant Director, Administration

Karen Martin

Business Services Coordinator


Morgan Meehan

Senior Associate Director, Popp Martin Student Union and Cone University Center


Morgan Meehan joined the Popp Martin Student Union team in January 2017. Morgan grew up outside of Nashville, TN and counts North Carolina as the fifth state she has lived in over the years. She received a Bachelor in Arts degree in History from the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) in 2009 and a Master of Science in Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) in 2011. 

Stephen Snipes

Assistant Director, Technical Services


Stephen Snipes joined the Popp Martin Student Union team in April 2017.

Stephen was born in Dallas, TX and grew up in Greensboro, NC and relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1998. He received his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Marketing from The North Carolina Agriculral & Technical State University in 2007.

Jim Kay

Assistant Director, Facilities


Jim Kay has been with UNC Charlotte since 2005. His previous experiences include 15 year career in the professional performing arts as an actor, technical director and production stage manager, and 11 years coordinating maintenance and custodial services in ICF homes for special needs populations. During his spare time he and his wife Jan enjoy camping, fishing, and kayaking.

Emily Schnier

Operations Coordinator


Ernest Purifoy

Maintenance Supervisor

Randy Barnhill

Maintenance Technician

Kiye Yang

Building Services Supervisor — First Shift


Kiye Yang is originally from Korea and moved to the United States in 1990. She has worked at UNC Charlotte for over 20 years, first at the James H.