Gina Burger

Wellness Counselor


Joined NCSSM in August 2003

As a Counselor at NCSSM since 2003, Gina Burger created and maintains both the internal and external Counseling Services’ websites. In addition, she served as the first school site manager for Naviance, providing training to students, families, and faculty. Gina previously served as the Special Needs Coordinator and as the co-leader for the Strategic Plan Action Team #6. Gina was awarded the UNC Board of Governors Exceptional Service to Students Award for 2016-2017, and she is enjoying her new role as a personal counselor. She is a National Certified Counselor and holds her National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification in school counseling.

AA, Louisburg College
BA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
MA, North Carolina Central University Advanced
PMC, University of North Carolina-Greensboro


Calvin Craig

Evening School Counselor (Durham)

Whitt Daniel

Counseling Services Intern (Morganton)

Justine Davey ’08

School Counselor (Durham)

Wesley Davis

Wellness Counselor (Morganton)

Michele Ferry

School Counselor (Morganton)

Suzanne Gavenus

Director of Counseling and Wellness (Morganton)

Cloe Graf

Case Manager

Terri Ingle-Krause

School Counselor (Morganton)

Dasni Lakpriya

Case Manager

Annie Miller

Wellness Counselor & Program Specialist

Lori Hackney Newnam

Dean of Counseling

Lacey O’Rourke

Wellness Counselor and Academic Accessibility Specialist (Morganton)

Pam Oxendine

Program Assistant

Ricardo Phipps

Wellness Counselor & Programming Specialist

Traci Rigsbee

Wellness Counselor & Programming Specialist

Scott Schwartz ’06

School Counselor (Durham)

Damon Toone

Wellness Counselor (Durham)

Carissa Trotta

Wellness Counselor and Academic Accessibility Specialist

Janice Webster

School Counselor (Durham)