Wanda Lessane Jenkins
Vice Chancelor of Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance and General Counsel
Wanda began her career at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York as a business manager. Later, she assumed a similar position at North Carolina State University (NCSU). While at NCSU, she joined the Office of Legal Affairs as the Associate University Counsel. She served in that position until she became University Legal Counsel at Fayetteville State University. She briefly returned to NCSU before rejoining FSU as its lead attorney. Wanda received a B.B.A in Accounting, an M.B.A. and a J.D. from Howard University. She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Benita “Angel” Powell
Associate General Counsel
Angel joined Fayetteville State University in 2008. Prior to joining Fayetteville State, she worked as General Counsel for Health Care Connections, Inc. and Associate Attorney at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP. Angel received her B.A. degree from Duke University, her law degree from Washington University, and her M.P.H. degree from UNC Chapel Hill. Angel is a member in good standing of the North Carolina Bar. She is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. She is also the FSU Pre-Law Advisor for students and chair of the Pre-Law Advisory Board. Angel represents Fayetteville State on the Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors, where she serves on the Board of Directors. She has also served as a board member of the Pre-Law Advisors National Conference. She is an attorney member of the NC Bar, Board of Paralegal Certification, and a current member the Cumberland County Bar Association where she formerly served as a member of their Board of Directors.
Chief Title IX Coordinator
Jessica joined Fayetteville State University in July 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Fayetteville State University and her law degree and Alternative Dispute Resolution certification from North Carolina Central University School of Law. She is a member in good standing with several Bar Associations, the National Association of Parliamentarians, and other professional organizations. She is an Advisory Board Member for FSU's Pre-Law Society and Task Force IX, and an active member in several non-profits that serve our local community.
Chief Audit Officer
Megan has served as the Chief Audit Officer for Fayetteville State University since 2019. Prior to joining FSU, she worked as the Chief Audit Officer at UNC-Pembroke and as an Assistant State Auditor for the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor. Megan received a B.S in Accounting from Black Hills State University. She is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners.
Elizabeth “Beth” Hunt
Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
Beth joined Fayetteville State University in September 2021. Prior to joining Fayetteville State University, Beth served as the Chief Compliance Officer at UNC Health Southeastern, where her oversight responsibilities included compliance, ethics, privacy, code of conduct, policy management and auditing. Beth received her B.A. in Political Science from UNC Pembroke and her J.D. from UNC School of Law. She is a member of the NC Bar Association.
Myria “Janae” Whitmore
Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor of the Division of Legal, Audit, Risk, and Compliance
Janae joined Fayetteville State University in 2021 as the Office Manager to the Office of the Chancellor. She brings her management and customer care skills from the medical field. Before coming to FSU she served as the Office Manager for Duke Primary Care and Chapel Hill OBGYN.