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Meet the Staff

Dr. Michelle Reinken

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Director of Civil Rights and Title IX/Title IX Coordinator
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6130
michelle.reinken@uncc.edu

Dr. Michelle Reinken has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education with a concentration in Leadership for Higher Education. She completed her dissertation focusing on Title IX and Title VII litigation within higher education. Dr. Reinken also has also been awarded a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology as well as a Master of Arts in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs Administration. Dr. Reinken has been awarded an Equal Employment Opportunity Professional Studies certification through Cornell University and holds certifications as an EEO Counselor and EEO...

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Whitney Badramraju

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6031
whitney.badramraju@uncc.edu

Whitney attended Converse College in Spartanburg, SC where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English. Following her undergraduate studies, Whitney completed a year of volunteer work before attending Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC where she received a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2014. During her undergraduate as well as graduate experiences, Whitney enjoyed working in Housing and Residence Life positions where she developed a love of the higher education setting. After graduating and obtaining licensure, Whitney worked...

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Alex Tompkins

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Civil Rights and Title IX Senior Case Manager
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6037
atompki5@uncc.edu

Alex attended Brevard College in Brevard, NC where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and a minor in Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education. Following graduation from Brevard College, he went on to work in Housing and Residence Life at Appalachian State University, where he earned his Masters degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in Community College and University Leadership. He moved to Orlando where he worked for the University of Central Florida as a Care Manager for the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. Alex moved home to North...

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Victoria Williams

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Case Manager
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6018
victoria.williams@uncc.edu

Victoria received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from East Carolina University. She then pursued her Master’s degree in Social Work from North Carolina Central University. During her undergraduate studies, Victoria worked in Housing and Residence Life, which fueled her passion and appreciation for higher education. In the early stages of her profession, she worked as a Family Functional Therapist. She transitioned to Housing and Residence Life full-time in January of 2021. Victoria is a recent addition to Niner Nation and currently serves as a Civil Rights and Title IX Case Manager....

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Christine Weigel

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Civil Rights and Title IX Senior Investigator
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6129
christine.weigel@uncc.edu

Christine joined UNC Charlotte in November of 2014. As a Senior Investigator, Christine is responsible for conducting civil rights and sexual and interpersonal misconduct investigations. The reports may include allegations of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, stalking, and related retaliation involving UNC Charlotte students, staff, and faculty members. She will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation, which includes: interviewing the identified parties, gathering and securing relevant documentation, and other forms of evidence. Christine acts as a...

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Nicole Krysiak

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Civil Rights and Title IX Investigator
Cato Hall Suite 132
704-687-8517
nkrysiak@uncc.edu

Born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nicole has been a true “Charlottean” her entire life. Her genuine passion for helping others initially led to the pursuit of a career in law enforcement. Upon receiving her certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training & Standards Commission, Nicole was officially sworn in as a police officer at UNC Charlotte Police & Public Safety in 2010. During her 11 years of service, Nicole took on multiple roles; however, she made her greatest impact serving in the Criminal Investigations Division. Over the years, her...

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Carrie Lindquist

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Administrative Support Associate
Cato Hall, Suite 132
704-687-6130
clindqui@uncc.edu

Carrie relocated from Wisconsin in October 2014. She graduated with an undergraduate
degree in Speech Communication from the University of Wisconsin– Oshkosh in 2011 and
received her second degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Language
and Digital Technology in 2021. Currently, she is studying Integrated Marketing
Communication at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She expects to graduate
in June 2023.

She joined the Niner Nation in February 2015 where she started as an Administrative
Support Associate. Through...

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