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Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union

The University of Mississippi

 

Bradley Baker
D
irector
E-mail: tbbaker@olemiss.edu

Originally from Olive Branch, Mississippi, Bradley graduated from The University of Mississippi in May 2005. After completing his undergraduate work, Bradley began working with the Ole Miss Student Union (formerly the Department of Campus Programming) in June of 2005. He completed his master’s degree in higher education/student personnel in May 2010. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education at Ole Miss. Bradley has been Director of the Ole Miss Student Union since July 2011. Bradley has also served as the Executive Director of the Miss University Scholarship Pageant in which he has worked closely with over the past 13 years. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors. He and his wife, Ashley, have one son, Thomas, and a pup named Sadie.
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Will Takewell
Associate Director of Student Leadership and Engagement
E-mail: wct@olemiss.edu

Will Takewell is a native of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Prior to coming to the University of Mississippi, he worked at the University of Kentucky in Fraternity and Sorority Life where he advised the Interfraternity Council and worked with leadership programs. Will has also worked as the Director of the Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership Center at Millsaps College and as the Student Activities Manager at the University of Southern Mississippi.  Will earned his bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Southeastern Louisiana University and his master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Southern Mississippi. Will volunteers with a variety of professional associations, fraternities, and sororities through their educational and leadership programs. Will loves New Orleans Saints football, social justice and higher education research and is a proud dog dad to his dog, Atticus.
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Daniel Ibarra
Assistant Director of Facility Operations
E-mail: dibarra@olemiss.edu

Daniel was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. Daniel completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and completed his Masters of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Texas State University in 2017. Prior to coming to Ole Miss, he served as a Coordinator for the University of Texas at Dallas Student Union. Daniel’s past experiences include Campus Recreation, Fraternity & Sorority Life, student advising, and Facility Operations. Outside of work Daniel enjoys spending time with his dog, watching college football, and working with mentoring initiatives on college campuses for young men and first generation college students.
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Jordain Lang
Assistant Director of Student Activities

E-mail: 
jlang@olemiss.edu

Jordain is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to joining the Ole Miss family, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and minor in higher education administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. Following her undergraduate degree, she completed her Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel at the University of Mississippi. Jordain brings experience stemming from her roles in new student and retention programs, student involvement, and campus programming. Jordain also proudly serves as the Executive Director of the Miss University Scholarship Pageant.
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Haley Anderson
Assistant
Director of Leadership Programming
E-mail: heander3@olemiss.edu

Haley is proudly from Tulsa, Oklahoma where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and communication studies at the University of Tulsa (Reign Cane!). Following her undergraduate degree, Haley continued her education in Mount Pleasant, Michigan where she earned a Master of Arts in higher education administration at Central Michigan University (Fire Up Chips!). Haley is excited to join the University of Mississippi family and share her background in leadership development and new student programming. Hotty Toddy!
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Junae Johnson
Operations Supervisor
E-mail:
jnjohns3@olemiss.edu

Junae Johnson, a Charleston, Mississippi native, currently serves as the Operations Supervisor for the Ole Miss Student Union. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading and hanging with close friends.

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Carole Webb
Administrative Coordinator –
Union Reservations
E-mail: clwebb2@olemiss.edu

Carole Webb is originally from Holly Springs, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2006 with a Bachelor’s of Science in hospitality management. She has been in the event planning industry for 13 years with experience in hotels, restaurants and event rentals. She enjoys giving back as a leader in service organizations in the LOU community as well as spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.
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Blair Wortsmith
Graduate Assistant – Student Activities 
E-mail:
bnwortsm@go.olemiss.edu

Blair Wortsmith, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in managerial finance with minors in journalism and marketing from the University of Mississippi in May 2019. During her undergraduate career, Blair was a member and leader within the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, Delta Delta Delta sorority, Moneythink, the Associated Student Body and the College Panhellenic Council. In addition, she held the titles of Miss University 2019 and Most Beautiful 2017, and she was a 2019 inductee into the Ole Miss Hall of Fame. Blair is now pursuing her Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel, and she currently serves as the President of the Student Personnel Association.
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Emily Bozich
Graduate Assistant – RebelTHON

E-mail:
eabozich@go.olemiss.edu

Emily Bozich, a Chicago suburb native (Go Bears!), is a May 2019 graduate of Illinois State University. There she received her B.S. in Finance and Minor of Accountancy. Additionally, she was involved in her College of Business, Greek life and freshman orientation. Now, Emily is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in higher education.
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Jenna Koonce
Graduate Assistant – Leadership Programs
E-mail:
jmkoonce@go.olemiss.edu

Jenna Koonce, originally from Mulberry Grove, IL, graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Leadership in August 2020. During her undergraduate studies she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, a pageants committee member with SAA, on ASB Freshman Connect, served as a Community Assistant with Student Housing, and a member of multiple honor societies. Jenna is now pursuing her Masters of Art in Higher Education/Student Personnel.

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Reynolds Spencer
Graduate Assistant – Associated Student Body
E-mail:
jrspenc1@go.olemiss.edu

Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2020 with a degree in accountancy. While an undergraduate, he was a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and was involved primarily in the Student Activities Association and Associated Student Body. Reynolds is now pursuing his Master’s of Accountancy at the University.

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Edward Wiggins
Graduate Assistant – Associated Student Body
E-mail:
etwiggin@go.olemiss.edu

Edward T. Wiggins is a native of Clinton, MS. Before coming to the University of Mississippi, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana. During his time as an undergraduate, Edward served on the Peer Dean Planning Committee as the Director of Community Engagement. In this role, he coordinated service opportunities for first-year students during orientation. He also served as the President of Mobilization at Xavier (MAX), where he supervised multiple targeted student-led community service initiatives throughout the school year. Upon graduating, Edward received the Mobilization at Xavier Leaving a Legacy Award. Currently, he is pursuing his Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Personnel and serves as the Secretary of the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.

 

 

 

 

 

Gertrude C. Ford
Ole Miss Student Union Organizational Chart