MEET OUR 2023 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL:
Hi! I'm Olivia Ruby, a senior from Cedar Rapids, Iowa studying Health Promotion as well as Enterprise Leadership. As Chapter President I work as the liaison between our chapter, Fraternity and Sorority Life here on campus, and ZTA's International Office. I oversee all chapter operations and work to create an equitable and inclusive environment for all our members to thrive! I can't wait to see all the growth our chapter makes this year!
VP 1: VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING
Hey everyone! My name is Merrin O'Connor & I am majoring in 3D Design with a minor in Communications. I am from Kansas City (GO CHIEFS)! I am in charge of planning and scheduling events in our chapter along with running our 30-member Programming Council. I am so excited to work with both our Executive Council and our Programming Council to create an amazing experience for all of our members!
VP 2: NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR
Hi everyone! My name is Maya Badeaux and I am a sophomore from Urbandale, Iowa majoring in Health Studies. I serve as our Vice President of New Member Education where I educate new members on the values and history of ZTA. I also play a role in deepening their connections within ZTA that will last a lifetime! I can't wait for an amazing year!
VP 3: VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP
Hi everyone! My name is Meaghan Murphy and I am a junior from Naperville, IL. I am studying Nursing with a minor in Gender, Health, and Healthcare Equity. As the Vice President of Membership, I help assist all of our women through their personal membership experience. This includes recruitment, retention, and meeting with girls looking to join our chapter through our C.R.O.W.N. process. I cannot wait to establish connections with more outstanding women through recruitment this fall!
VP 4: VICE PRESIDENT OF PHILANTHROPY
My name is Grace Kohlhof and I'm a sophomore from Burlington, Iowa! I am majoring in International Relations on the Conflict and Foreign Policy track, minoring in Linguistics, and getting a certificate in Political Risk Assessment. I act as the Vice President of Philanthropy and I am in charge of organizing our two philanthropy events including our annual 5k and our Dodgeball Tournament!
Hello! I am Emily Sutter and I am from Algonquin, Illinois. I am majoring in Finance! As the Treasurer, I oversee all chapter finances including the member billing and whole chapter budget! I am excited to see what this year has to bring!
I am Maddie Willis, the Secretary! I am from Manteno, Illinois and majoring in Journalism/Mass Communication. 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 Aubrey McFadden, the Historian for Zeta Tau Alpha. I'm from Huntley, Illinois, and I'm a junior here at Iowa. I am majoring in Marketing and minoring in Communication Studies with a certificate in Event Management. As Historian-Reporter, I am responsible for the oversight of Alpha Omicron's website and social media platforms. I am very excited to show off our chapter of incredible women!
Hi! My name is Anna Snyder, I am from Naperville, Illinois. I am a senior and am majoring in Nursing. 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.
RISK REDUCTION & EDUCATION CHAIR
Hi everyone!! My name is MaryKate Dzurney and I am from Joliet, Illinois. I am studying Radiation Sciences and I currently serve as the Risk Reduction and Education Chair here at ZTA. As the RREC, 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 am so excited to be able to help lead this amazing chapter this year!
I am Laurel Malecek and I'm from Waterloo, Iowa. I am an English Major with a Spanish minor. As Ritual Chairman I organize all of our rituals and work with new members after they have been initiated. I have the opportunity to share the importance of our rituals with all chapters members and share how they bring our sisterhood together in our chapter and in chapters across the country!
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CHAIR
Hi all! I am Madeline Sottos and I’m a sophomore from Davenport, Iowa studying Business. 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 events throughout the semester like study rooms and a banquet at the end of the semester. I’m very happy to be a resource for each member and am looking forward to this year!
Hey everyone! I'm Campbell Wood and I'm from Kansas City! I'm a freshman majoring in Journalism, minoring in American Studies, and getting certificates in Leadership Studies, Writing, and Non-Profit Leadership. As House Manager, I work with the House Director and Chef to give sisters the best live-in experience. I also build a positive community in the Zouse to make it a place where all sisters feel welcome!
MEET OUR 2023
Corresponding Secretary - Katie Beerman
Directors of Sisterhood - Allison Pillers & Kristen Strathman
Senior Chairman - Laura Kaliban & Kristin Boyler
Directors of Social Events - Ava Haberer & Paige Olszewski
Sustainability Chairman - Kianna Carrasco
Alumnae Relations Chairman - Katie Schwegler
Director of Membership Enrichment - Maddie Swick
FRED Chairman - Seren Castellano
Internal Campus Relations Chairman - Katie Nickeas
External Social Events Coordinator - Macy Connor
Director of Activities - Rylie McDermott
Service Chairman - Isabelle Hughes
Signs Chairmen - Piper Kirchhoff & Becca Painter
5k Coordinator - Lauren Graff
Apparel Chairman - Gwyn Walters
Bid Day Assistants - Maddie Marino & Jordan Perry
New Member Assistant - Anna Bright
Recruitment Assistants - Sydney Wade & Kate Martin
Philanthropy Assistant - Alexi Tauras
Fundraising Treasurer - Claire Daley-Jacobsen
CROWN Chairman - McKenna Geake
Morale Assistant - Claire Sullivan
Historian Assistant - Sophie Maram
Internal Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Chairmen - Isabel Meade & Sofia Day
External Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Chairmen - Melissa Calderon & Olivia Brown
Parents' Events Chairman - Maggie McCoy
Sunshine Chairman - Annalise Mohrman
House Assistant - Payton Geake