family council 2017-18


The mission of the UNC Charlotte Family Council is to enrich the 49er student and family experience by supporting impactful engagement opportunities, providing family perspectives, and promoting family philanthropic initiatives.

Membership Responsibilities

Members should be parents or guardians of a currently enrolled student, or a student who graduated from UNC Charlotte during the council members’ term of office. Each member family will serve a one-year, renewable term with the Council, running beginning August 1 and running through July 31 of the following year. 

Members of the Family Council will…

  • Attend two business meetings each year—one in the fall semester (September/October) and one in the spring semester (February)
  • Attend one 49er Family Fund Allocations meeting each spring
  • Contribute an annual leadership gift of $1,000 to the 49er Family Fund

Current Membership


  • Richard & Shakiela Seepersaud, Concord, NC

Vice Chair:

  • Donna & David Savage, Charlotte, NC


  • Asha & Sashi Amatya, Pineville, NC
  • Natalie & Gerald Justice, Durham, NC
  • Angie Norville & David Shook, Valdese, NC
  • Radica & Arjune Samaroo, Harrisburg, NC
  • Cheryl & Rick Vetter, Garner, NC
  • Rodney & Trina Davis, Concord, NC

Council Initiatives

2016-19 Family Council Strategic Plan

49er Family Fund Student Life Allocations

Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at (704) 687-0341 or email