Associate Dean for Student Engagement

Tim Wilkinson

Associate Dean for Student Engagement

Tim oversees all aspects of the Student Engagement office, such as strategic planning, assessment and supervision of staff. He advises WFU Student Government, and serves as chair of the Student Activity Fee Committee and secretary of the Student Life Committee.

Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Education: West Chester University (BA) – Speech Communications; Rider University (MA) – Human Services; Appalachian State University (EdD) – Higher Education/Adult Learning (Current)
Hobbies: Watching the Phillies and Super Bowl Champion Eagles, playing with his son Liam, pretending he is still a runner
Favorite Wake Tradition: Sitting on the hill at Wake Forest football games

“Decisions are made by those who show up.” – Jed Bartlet, The West Wing

Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Betsy Adams

Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Betsy provides leadership and strategic planning for fraternities and sororities, with a focus on harm reduction initiatives, leadership development, advising the Interfraternity Council and FSL Ambassadors, and liaising with the Greek Alumni Advisory Board.

Hometown: Doylestown, PA
Education: American University (BA) – Print Journalism; William & Mary (M. Ed.) – Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles, hanging out with her adorable rescue hound Arnie
Favorite Wake Tradition: Senior Send-off

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller

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Shauna McNeil

Director of Student Organizations and Programs

Shauna develops programs, resources, and systems that support the Wake Forest campus community, specifically Student Union, student organizations including their members and advisors, and major campus programs and traditions. This includes supervising professional staff members and student-led initiatives that support Student Engagement programs.

Hometown: NYC, New York
Education: Saint Augustine University (BS) – Accounting; University of Buffalo (M.Ed.) – Higher Education Administration
Hobbies: Traveling, dancing, cooking with and entertaining for friends and family, being a foodie, not to mention bowling
Favorite Wake Tradition: “I’ve enjoyed several traditions since arriving at Wake Forest but there are many more to come, so I’m keeping my mind open.” Piedmont Triad Area: Food Truck Festivals, and the NC Folk Festival

“To achieve greatness, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Shane Taylor

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Shane supports the fraternity and sorority community at Wake Forest through different diversity and inclusion efforts for 25 Greek letter organizations, while strengthening current harm reduction training for student organizations through the TIPS Training Program. In addition, he oversees marketing/educational efforts for the community and advises National Pan-Hellenic, Panhellenic, and Order of Omega councils.

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Education: University of North Carolina, Charlotte (BS) – Business Administration: Finance; North Carolina State University (M. Ed.) – Higher Education and Administration
Hobbies: Traveling, concert going, college basketball
Favorite Wake Tradition: Free Chick-fil-A sandwich at basketball games if opposing player misses two free-throws.

“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” – Tony Stark, Iron Man

Assistant Director of Student Organizations & Programs

Erinn Forbes

Assistant Director of Student Organizations & Programs

Erinn supports the many student organizations at Wake by advising the Student Organizations Council, managing The Link, planning involvement fairs, coordinating event planning meetings, and facilitating workshops for organization leaders and members. She also advises the Engagement Consultants in helping their peers find new and exciting ways to get involved on the WFU campus.

Hometown: Roanoke, VA
Education: University of Alabama (BS) – Human Development & Family Studies; University of Virginia (M.Ed.) – Higher Education Administration
Hobbies: Watching musicals, Netflix, Marvel movies, and Alabama football; DIY/crafting; baking; hanging out with her cats (in a totally non-crazy way)
Favorite Wake Tradition: Wake Forest: Senior Send-off, Winston-Salem: Spirits of Summer Festival

“Around here we don’t look backwards for very long, we keep moving forward, opening up new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

Lacey Hatcher

Operations Manager

Lacey supports the Office of Student Engagement in a multitude of ways: From managing daily operations, developing and implementing strategies/processes to help the office function efficiently to financial and budgetary reconciliation and approval/review of correspondence with Campus Life and other university partners. Lacey also currently advises Student Union, the campus programming board, and assists the organization in planning 100+ events for the campus community each year.

Hometown: Nazareth, PA
Education: Wake Forest University (BA) – Communications & Sociology
Hobbies: Watching college sports or any version of the Real Housewives franchise, anything Disney related (especially fantasizing about the food in Epcot), lounging around with her dog Bentley (aka watching him sleep) and singing the Philadelphia Eagles fight song
Favorite Wake Tradition: When the Deacon comes out on the motorcycle at football and basketball games

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” – Maya Angelou

Graduate Advisor for Event Resource Managers

Alexandra Green

Graduate Advisor of Event Resource Managers

Hometown: Warner Robins, GA
Education: Florida State University (BS) – Psychology; Wake Forest University (MA) – Counseling (Current)
Hobbies: Watching movies and Parks and Rec, hiking, going to concerts, and watching football (Go Browns!)
Favorite Wake Tradition: I am excited to discover and experience all of Wake’s traditions during my first year here!

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretsky

Graduate Advisor for Student Union

Daniel Wolodkin

Graduate Advisor for Student Union

Hometown: Frostburg, MD
Education: West Virginia University (B.S.) Mathematics and Biology; Wake Forest University (Current M.A. Student) Statistics
Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, playing video games, and watching Netflix
Favorite Wake Tradition:

“You don’t know what you don’t know.”

Graduate Advisor for Student Organizations and Programs (Wake Downtown)

Sidney Beeman

Graduate Advisor for Student Organizations and Programs (Wake Downtown)

Hometown: Frostburg, MD
Education: Frostburg State University (BS) – Mass Communication; Wake Forest University (MFA) – Documentary Storytelling (Current)
Hobbies: Making films, Collecting Stickers, Geocaching, Photography, and Star Wars Enthusiast
Favorite Wake Tradition: I am new to Wake Forest and Winston Salem, and I can’t wait to discover traditions for the first time!

“Vita Brevis Ars Longa.” —Hippocrates