Tim Johnson

Timothy Johnson, J.D., Executive Director, Housing and Residence Life

Tim Johnson joined the UNCG Housing and Residence Life Staff in 2011. Tim holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education from the University of Dayton and a Juris Doctorate from the Rutgers University School of Law at Newark. He has spent more than 25 years in service to students throughout the country. He served as a Resident Director at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Area Coordinator/Assistant Director of Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Assistant Director for Residential Life at Temple University, and most recently served as the Associate Dean for Housing and Residence Life at Rutgers University-Newark. In addition to his work as a housing professional, Tim is also the founding partner of Reslife.net, which now serves over 200 Universities around the world including, US, Australia, South Africa, and Singapore. Tim has stayed active over the years within our most esteemed professional organizations. He has served as President of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO), and also served on the Executive Board and most recently served as Program Chair for the Association of College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I) conference. His professional interests include student rights, the history of higher education, and technology. His personal interests include history, music, and theater. In his spare time Tim has performed in over 30 musical theater productions.Email: tjjohns3@uncg.edu

Josh Beck, Associate Director for Housing Facilities

Josh grew up in Thomasville, NC before attending North Carolina State University. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering degree in 2007. Following graduation, he moved into the private engineering sector designing and permitting a variety of projects all across North Carolina. Shortly after joining Davis-Martin-Powell in 2011, Josh began working on the civil design for a number of UNCG projects including Spartan Village. Josh currently is licensed as a Professional Engineer in both North and South Carolina. He joined Housing and Residence Life in the fall of 2013 and looks forward to the opportunity to share his knowledge while he provides leadership and coordination as the Associate Director for Facilities.
Email: j_beck@uncg.edu

LaFarin Meriwether

LaFarin Meriwether, Ph.D., Associate Director for Residence Life

LaFarin Meriwether joined HRL in 2019. She received her B.S. in Agricultural Economics and one in Public Service and Leadership from the University of Kentucky. LaFarin received her M.B.A from the University of Cincinnati and her doctorate in Higher Education from Florida State University. Fun fact LaFarin is a Black Belt in Taekwondo.
Email: lrmeriwe@uncg.edu

Jeri Miller

Jeri Miller, Associate Director of Business Operations

Jeri Miller joined Housing and Residence Life in 2018. Jeri started her career at UNCG in 2006 and has worked in various departments within Academic Affairs. She earned an MPA from UNCG and B.S. in Business Administration from Bluefield State College. Jeri is responsible for the overall management of business operations in Housing and Residence Life including, budgets/finance and human resources.
Email: jamille9@uncg.edu

Guy Sanders

Guy Sanders, Associate Director of Administrative Operations

Guy Sanders has been working in on campus housing since 1978. Guy came to UNCG in 1990 after serving in a variety of positions at UCLA including Coordinator of Academic Support Programs, Assistant Director for Staff Development and Judicial Affairs, and as a manager of one of 1984 Olympic Village areas. Guy earned a B.A. in Political Science/ History, an Elementary/High School Teaching Credential, and a M.A. in Education at UCLA. Guy is also a UNCG alum, having earned an MBA from the Bryan School. During his career, Guy has provided leadership in a variety of areas including alcohol education/prevention, promotion of diversity education and affirmative action, recruitment and retention, community service, emergency response, and the promotion and implementation of student technology.
Email: gmsander@uncg.edu