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Our Staff


Emily McLamb, M.Ed.
Director for Student Activities and Organizations
(252) 737-2003
Emily joined the Student Activities and Organizations staff at ECU in July 2008 after spending several years serving as the Associate Director for Marketing and Events for Conference USA.  She oversees the operations, programs, activities/events, staff members of the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, as well as the SAO Marketing Office.
A native of Van Wert, Ohio, McLamb completed her Bachelor's degree in Recreation Therapy from MSJ in 2001 and earned her Master's in Sports Administration from Xavier in May 2003.

Emily enjoys supporting ECU Athletics, spending time at the beach, and spending time with friends and family, especially her dog, Nola. 

Krista Wilhelm, M.S.
Assistant Director for Educational Programming
(252) 328-4713

Krista joined our staff in November 2011, having spent several years working in Student Government Association, Office of Student Involvement, and the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement. Krista earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from East Carolina University. She continued her studies to receive her Master's degree in Counselor Education from East Carolina University.
Krista is the advisor for the Student Activities Board Films, Initiatives, and Visual Arts Committees. She also oversees the Co-Curricular Collaborations Initiative within the Department of Student Involvement and Leadership.

Krista enjoys spending time with friends and family, serving in the community, and likes to travel. She wants to go skydiving soon!

Darrius Barrow M.S.
Assistant Director, Student Activities
(252) 328-4738

Darrius Joined our staff in the Spring of 2014. He is a native of Eastern North Carolina that graduated from ECU with a Masters Degree in Exercise and Sport Science in the Fall of 2012. While at ECU, he served as the Graduate Assistant for Student Activities in the Office of Student Activities and Organizations. Prior to coming to ECU, Darrius worked as a director at the Boys and Girls Club of Beaufort County. He is an avid sports fan that follows a multitude of teams in his free time, with his favorites being the Atlanta Braves and Tennessee Titans. 

Justin Janak, M.B.A.
Associate Director, Student Activities & Organizations
(252) 328-5734

Justin joined our staff in January 2012, coming from Mount St. Mary’s University where he spent time as a student and most recently served as the Associate Director of Campus Activities. Justin earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics (2007) and Master’s degree in Business Administration (2009) from Mount St. Mary’s University.

As the advisor of the Student Activities Board Entertainment and Special Events committees he truly enjoys guiding students in their personal and leadership development while organizing quality events and entertainment. Justin also serves as an assessment resource, assists all the units in Student Involvement and Leadership in their planning, implementation, and analysis of their unique assessment processes, and coordinates the accurate tracking of assessment data each year.

Justin is loving North Carolina and relaxing pool side! In his spare time he enjoys spinning Top 40 as a DJ and is a voracious reader.

Darlene Langley, B.A.
Administrative Support Associate
(252) 737-1808
Darlene joined our staff in March 2008.  Darlene earned a Bachelors of Art degree in Business Administration/Management from Shaw University in May 2010.  She is pursuing a Masters degree in Christian Education from Apex School of Theology with a planned completion date of May 2014. Her future goals is to reach out to unfortunate children who have special needs in their life. Her motto is, "True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful."

Darlene is responsible for managing the financial components of our office, including our ledgers, processing payroll, coordinating interdepartmental transfers and direct payments, etc.  She is the first face visitors see in our office and represents the front line of our customer service efforts. 
Darlene enjoys spending time with her family, cooking on the grill and being active in the church community.