MEET OUR 2022 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL:
"Hello! I’m Kelly McGee, a junior from Carol Stream, IL and I’m studying accounting and business analytics with a history minor. As chapter president I work as a liaison between our chapter, Iowa FSL and Zeta’s international office. I oversee all chapter operations and am always available for questions. I can’t wait to make this the best year yet!"
VP 1: VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING
“Hey! My name is Anna Snyder and I am a sophomore studying Nursing and African American Studies. I am from a suburb of Chicago, Lisle, but Iowa City has always felt like a second home. In Zeta, I am in charge of planning and scheduling events in our chapter along with running our 30 member Programming Council. I am so grateful for the opportunity to hold leadership in ZTA and look forward to growing our chapter!”
VP 2: NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR
"Hi all! My name is Syreine Richtsmeier, and I am from Johnston, Iowa. I am studying Public Health on the pre-medicine track with a dance minor here at the University of Iowa. I serve as our Vice President of New Member Education where I help educate our new members on the values and important history of ZTA. I also play a role in deepening their connections within Zeta not only during their time at the University of Iowa, but the many years after that. Zeta is not just 4 years, but a life time!"
VP 3: VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP
"Hi everyone! My name is Molly Hartman and I am a junior from Fort Dodge, IA studying health and human physiology on a pre-medicine track. As VP III, I work with all things membership. This includes recruitment, retention, and meeting with girls looking to join our chapter through our CROWN process! Please reach out to me if you have any questions at all!"
VP 4: VICE PRESIDENT OF PHILANTHROPY
"Hey everyone!! My name is Merrin O’Connor and I am a freshmen from Kansas City
(go chiefs). I am majoring in Strategic Communication and minoring in Studio Art with a focus in photography. As VP4 I have the amazing opportunity to lead our chapter in everything Philanthropy. I will plan our annual fall 5k, our Pink Out game with the baseball team, and so much more for Breast Cancer Education and Awareness."
"I’m Ellie Wichman and I’m from Herndon, Virginia! I’m a junior majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Biology and Psychology. As Treasurer, it’s my job to oversee the finances of the chapter—this includes everything from member payments to our chapter budget! I’m very excited to work with our chapter and advisors on financial planning and organization. Here’s to a great year!"
"I’m Molly Sparks and I am a junior from Washington, IA. I am majoring in Health and Human Physiology on the Pre-Medicine track. As Secretary, I am responsible for attendance, the point system, revising the bylaws, and assisting communication with the chapter and advisors. I look forward to being a resource our members can come too and having great year!"
"Hey everyone! I am Taylor Arthur, the Historian for Zeta Tau Alpha. I'm from Frankfort, Illinois, and I'm a sophomore here at Iowa. I am majoring in Human Physiology and minoring in Spanish with the dream of becoming a Dentist! As Historian-Reporter, I am responsible for the oversight of Alpha Omicron's website and social media platforms. If you ever have anything you would like to see from our social media platforms, please reach out to me! I am very excited to show off our chapter of incredible women!"
"Hi! My name is Caroline Peavy, I am from Oak Park, IL. I am majoring in marketing management on a pre-law track and receiving a certificate in sustainability. This year I am the Panhellenic delegate. My job is to attend the the PHC legislative meetings and present any changes to Panhellenic bylaws or upcoming Panhellenic opportunities to the chapter."
"Hi, everyone, my name is Olivia Ruby and I’m a sophomore from Cedar Rapids, IA majoring in Health & Human Physiology as well as Enterprise Leadership! As the Risk Manager, I focus on educating our chapter on social responsibility and mental health issues. I also help guide my sisters to make safe choices inside and outside of ZTA events! I can’t wait for an amazing year!"
"Hi!! My name is Claire McDermott and I am a sophomore from Urbandale, IA. I am majoring Finance with a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management! As the Ritual Chairman, I am in charge of coordinating all the ritual ceremonies and helping our new members understand the importance of our rituals. I am so excited to serve on EC!"
"Hi everyone! My name is Grace Cross and I’m a sophomore from Naperville, Illinois studying Finance. As Academic Achievement Chairman it’s my job to make sure that each member of our chapter has access to various academic resources so they can succeed in their classes. It’s also my job to plan various things throughout the semester like study rooms and a brunch at the end of the semester. I’m very happy to be a resource for each member and am looking forward to a great year!"
"Hey! I am Maria Manternach, the house manager for Zeta Tau Alpha. I was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa and am heading into my second year at Iowa. I am majoring in Speech and Hearing Science with hopes to become a Speech-Language Pathologist. My duties as house manager for ZTA include facilitating communication between the live-in members and Executive Committee, ZTA advisors, the director of housing, and the chefs. I also manage and ensure that the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house is a safe and positive environment for all members."
MEET OUR 2022
Corresponding Secretary - Meaghan Murphy
Directors of Sisterhood - Maggie McCoy & Katelyn Woodward
Senior Chairman - Laura Kaliban & Skylar Baum
Director of Social Events - Zoe Hettinger
Sustainability Chairman - Siera Rossi
Alumnae Relations Chairman - Ashlynn Zemlicka
Director of Membership Enrichment - Maya Heckart
FRED Chairman - Rylie McDermott
Internal Campus Relations Chairman - Grace Kohlhof
External Social Events - Isabel Meade
Director of Activities - Addy Brown
Service Chairman - Ariella Gutman
Signs Chairman - Caitlin Cannon
5k Chairman - Eleanor Filippone
Apparel Chairman - Sam Uditsky
Wellness Chairman - Lauren McNichols
Bid Day Coordinator - Chloe Lewis
Bid Day Assistant - Ava Haberer
New Member Assistant - Maya Badeaux
Recruitment Assistants - Brooke Cornell & Ainsley Hiestand
Philanthropy Assistant - Lauren Graff
Fundraising Treasurer - Julianne Van Arnum
Ritual Assistant - MaryKate Dzurney
Retention Chairman - Maree Scholl
Historian Assistant - Kianna Carrasco
Inclusion Chairman - Angela Nyunt
Parents Weekend - Maddie Willis