UNCWeekends Executive Team


Maddie Miller, President
Maddie is responsible for the coordination of UNCWeekends and its student leaders. She advises incoming event coordinators in their event planning and leadership skills, and assists the staff advisor. Learner, Focus, Restorative, Discipline, Analytical.


Veronica Meyers, Vice President
Veronica coordinates fall and spring event coordinator recruitment and appreciation efforts for the team such as planning the end of year banquet. In addition to recruitment and appreciation, she assists the president in event management and sponsorships. Empathy, Adaptability, Intellection, Developer, Deliberative.  


Arden Parrish, Marketing Coordinator (Publicity & Social Media)
Arden oversees all publicity initiatives for UNCWeekends including management of social media pages, organizing Weekend Wednesdays, and updating the WaveLink page with relevant content. She supervises and trains the marketing committee for outreach strategies to the UNCW community.  Furististic, Communication, Significance, Competition, Activator. 


Tara Candelaria, Marketing Coordinator (Graphic Design & Statistics)
Tara is responsible for the designing of promotional materials and gathering of marketing data for annual reports. She supervises and trains the marketing committee on graphic design software. Intellection, Input, Learner, Achiever, Deliberative. 


Evan Null, Operations Assistant
Evan manages the day-to-day operations of UNCWeekends event preparations, ticket sales, and inventory of merchandise. He aids the rest of the executive board with responsibilities as assigned and reports directly to the staff advisor. Input, Intellection, Learner, Competition, Context. 



Darion Bayles, UNCWeekends Graduate Assistant 
Darion is the primary advisor to UNCWeekends and graduate assistant for the Campus Activities & Involvement Center. Darion oversees the planning and implementation of all events organized by UNCWeekends students, manages the annual budget, and aids in the leadership development of the team. He received his B.S. in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. For questions related to UNCWeekends, contact Darion at jdb8570@uncw.edu

Communication, Strategic, Woo, Individualization, Command. 




Jon Kapell, Ed.D, Director of Campus Activities & Involvement Center
Jon is the staff advisor to UNCWeekends and Director of the Campus Activities & Involvement Center. Jon led the organization planning of UNCWeekends when it was implemented in 2007. In addition to UNCWeekends, Jon advises the Student Government Association and the coordination of UNCWelcome. He received his Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership from UNCW.