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Melanie Baker
Senior Secretary, Student Union & CARE Office
mbaker13@twu.edu
940.898.3641

Melanie began her career at TWU in May of 2014 as Senior Secretary for Campus Alliance for Resource Education (CARE) and the Student Union. Prior to joining TWU, Melanie enjoyed a long career in retail administration with a major national chain. In her role at TWU Melanie provides administrative support to both CARE and the Student Union. She works with a diverse group of students from traditional to veterans and commuters assisting them with their resource needs. One of her favorite parts of her job is working with students. As a Denton resident for the last four years Melanie enjoys her family including her husband, three children and two grandchildren.
 

Lauren Meyer
Assistant Director Student Union Programming
Lmeyer3@twu.edu
940.898.3623

Lauren has been at TWU since 2013. She coordinates several of the University’s large-scale traditional programs, including Family Weekend, Senior Breakfast & Lunch, Boo at the U, and Block Party, as well as smaller-scale programs in the Student Union, such as lunchtime concerts, art classes, and vendor fairs. Lauren also advises the Student Union Board and manages the Student Union’s social media accounts. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University. Lauren truly enjoys working with college students and helping make their TWU experience rewarding.

Jennifer Oparaodu

Jennifer Oparaodu
Coordinator of Student Activities
JOparaodu@twu.edu
940.898.3718

Jennifer has been at TWU since 2009. She began her journey at TWU as a student where she earned a Bachelor of Psychology in 2013. Jennifer advises the primary student programming board at TWU, The Campus Activities Board. She works very closely with her CAB students to provide meaningful, educational, and fun events for TWU students. These events include comedy nights, poetry nights, concerts, movie nights, off campus events, and more. She also coordinates large events during homecoming including the long standing traditional event, Spring Fling. Jennifer enjoys serving each student she comes into contact with and strives to make every student feel a part of the TWU family. 
 
David Sweeten
Director of the Student Union and Conference Services
dsweeten@twu.edu; @TWUDavid
940.898.3642

David has been at TWU since November of 2004 and serves as Director of the Student Union and Conference Services.  He currently serves on three campus committees including Special Event, Student Code of Conduct and the TWU Emergency Management Planning Committee.  He is a member of ACUI (Association of College Unions International) and ACCED-I (Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International) and is currently the ACCED-I Region 7 Director.  In the Denton community, he volunteers with Denton Boys Baseball.  David graduated from Baylor University and has a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications and a Master of Science in Education, Sport Management. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and two kids. 

Jasmine Wiley
Supervisor of Student Union Operations
jwiley1@twu.edu
940-898-3639

Jasmine has been at TWU since 2010 where she started as a student employee in the Student Union Office.  In 2015 she was hired full-time as the Operations Supervisor.  Jasmine oversees the day to day operations of the Union including student staff supervision and scheduling while serving as the primary contact with facilities for work orders.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Texas Woman’s University and hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in the future. She is passionate about researching various issues that afflict vulnerable populations. She looks forward to growing professionally and working with TWU to help students make the most of their college experience.

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940.898.3461

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940.898.3641

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