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Meet the Staff

Community Engagement & Sustainability strives to provide the space and opportunity for students to become active citizens from the classroom into their community by making their mark on the world.

Alexandra Wills
(931) 221-6591

Alexandra Wills is the Director for  Community Engagement & Sustainability. Alexandra has been with APSU for 13 years and has seen the growth and potential for student involvement within their communities. Alexandra holds a bachelors degree from Elon University and a Masters in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She enjoys  backpacking, kayaking, and road trips.

Meagan Potts
Community Engagement Coordinator
(931) 221-6594

Meagan is the Community Engagement Coordinator, overseeing the Alternative Break Trip and ENGAGE LLC programs. Meagan received her bachelors degree in History from Middle Tennessee State University. She considers herself a connoisseur of film and master of movie trivia. She has a rescue pup named Aurora.

Sustainability Coordinator
(931) 221-6642


Brandie Duke 
Administrative Assistant 2 

Brandie Duke is the Administrative Assistant to the Community Engagement & Sustainability department and joined the office after 14 years in the Austin Peay community. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Health & Human Performance with a minor in Theatre from Austin Peay State University. Brandie enjoys Marvel movies, Sailor Moon, and kayaking. She has 2 cats: Castiel & Fenrir.

Morgan Faulkner
AmeriCorps VISTA 
SOS Food Pantry 
931- 221- 6120


Claire Layne
AmeriCorps VISTA
Financial Literacy 
931- 221- 6593

Claire Layne is the Financial Literacy Coordinator & VISTA worker for the Community Engagement and Sustainability. Claire Layne received both her Associate of Science in Liberal Arts & Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Animation + VFX (2021) through Austin Peay State University. Her goal is to assist & educate APSU students on their financial applications so they can achieve long-term success with their college finances before & after graduation. She is passionate about character design/ animation, hiking, & exploring new locations.