MEET OUR 2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD!

 
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Olivia Ritchie, President

Class of 2018,  Biochemistry

 I am a fourth year Biochemistry student from San Jose, California. I am a country music fanatic and a lover of all coffee. Sigma Kappa has blessed me with a house I call home and friends that I call sisters. I am incredibly honored to represent our chapter as President this year and I cannot wait to see all that we accomplish. My favorite Sigma Kappa memory was last year when my biological sister was initiated! Being able to call her my sister by blood and by choice is an amazing feeling. My time at Cal Poly and life outside of college would be so different if wasn't for these ladies. I am forever grateful to be a Sigma Kappa.

 

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 Cassidy Alford, Executive VP

Class of 2018,  Business Administration

 I'm a fourth year Business Administration major concentrating in Accounting. I'm from El Centro, CA and so happy to have spent my college years here at Cal Poly! Food, dramatic television, and all things country are my life! Sigma Kappa has opened so many doors for me and given me opportunities I never knew would have such an impact in my life. It's amazing to work along side such strong, driven young women! 

 

 

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Jana Johnson, VP of New Member Education

Class of 2018,  Agricultural Business

I'm a fourth year agricultural business major hoping to one day attend medical school and become a doctor. My favorite Sigma Kappa moment was right before we were initiated and my new member class had a huge sleepover in the chapter room of our house! We all woke up at 5:00 am the next morning to watch the sunrise at Avila Beach. It was amazing! My hobbies include going to the beach, cooking and spending time with my friends and family.

Alexa Easley, VP of Membership

Class of 2018,  Communication Studies

Hey, I'm Alexa Easley! I'm a Communication Studies major from Sacramento, CA. I'm a lover of traveling, binge watching Buzzed Tasty videos, and spending time with my amazing and uplifting sisters. The women I've met in Sigma Kappa are my late night fast food accomplices, my core-aching laugh providers, and my lifelong best friends. When I went through recruitment my freshman year, I immediately knew Sigma Kappa was my home. This year, I am so excited to plan recruitment and help PNMs find their homes too!  XO

Megan Day, Social Chairman

Class of 2019,  Journalism

I am a third year Journalism major while pursuing a minor in Law and Society, with hopes to attend law school after graduation! When I’m not planning social events for my beautiful sisters or studying, you can most likely find me watching The Office, going to SLO DO CO, or cracking bad jokes with my friends. It is a dream come true to serve on Sigma Kappa’s Executive Board. I am so grateful to give back to the empowering group of women who have taught me to believe in myself, and who saw potential in me that I didn’t see before joining our chapter.

Jade Hargrove, Sisterhood Chairman

Class of 2019,  Sociology

I was born and raised in Long Beach, CA but sadly, I don't know Snoop Dogg. I do however, know three languages and can consume my body weight in al pastor tacos. I'm studying sociology with a concentration in Pre-Law to hopefully attend law school and eventually professionally argue! My favorite activities are drenching foods in hot sauce, making people laugh, sleeping, and hanging out with my Sigma Kappa sisters. Sig Kap introduced me to some of the most strong-willed, kind hearted, loving, and compassionate women I have ever met. I constantly feel inspired by each and every single girl. I couldn't imagine my life without my. best friends and our amazing sisterhood.

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Claire Lorentz, VP of Philanthropic Services

Class of 2018,  Business Administration

I am a fourth year Business Administration student concentrating in Information Systems and minoring in Spanish. I am originally from Pleasanton, California; however, I do not like being stationary in one place because I am passionate about traveling and seeing the cultures of other countries. This past year I have traveled around South America, North America, Africa, South East Asia, and Europe. For now, I am finally settled in SLO and serving as VPPS for the lovely ladies of Epsilon Omega. These girls keep me grounded and always put a smile on my face!

 

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Bella Beckman, VP of Communications

Class of 2018,  Business Administration

I am a fourth year Business Major with a concentration in Accounting. I was born and raised in Torrance, CA located in Southern California. Coming to Cal Poly, I knew I wanted to join a sorority and immediately felt at home with Sigma Kappa. I’ve met so many amazing girls who I’m also lucky to call my sisters. I've found some of my best friends and future bridesmaids. They're my home away from home which is more than I can ask for, especially because I can admit I get super homesick! Sigma Kappa will always be an amazing part of my life and I couldn't imagine life without Sigma Kappa!

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Mia Ferrer, VP of Programming

Class of 2018,  Experience Industry Management

I am a fourth year Experience Industry Management student with a concentration in Event Management. I grew up in sunny San Diego, and love exploring the central coast & all it has to offer. Pasta, dancing, napping, going to the beach, and catching a nice sunset are a few of my favorite things! Epsilon Omega has given me some of the best friendships and connections that I could have ever asked for and I am so proud to give back to the house that has given so much to me.

 

Emma Schmidt, VP of Alumnae Relations

Class of 2019,  Experience Industry Management

I am honored to serve as the VP of Alumnae Relations for 2017!

I am a third year majoring in Experience Industry Management, concentrating in Event Planning. This year I am eager to help the chapter build stronger connections with more alumnae. Epsilon Omega is so lucky to have such a large group of women to network with and learn from. I look forward to helping the chapter grow this year alongside the wonderful women on this Executive Board!

Monique Ratto, VP of Finance

Class of 2019,  Business Administration

Hi! I am a third year business major concentrating in finance, from Santa Clarita, California. There is nothing I love more than exploring this wonderful city with my sisters by my side.  I am so grateful that Sigma Kappa has given me a home away from home. I know I will always have people to chase sunsets and eat excessive amounts of Taco Bell with!  This group of girls inspire me to be the best version of myself and my time at Cal Poly would truly not be the same without them! 

Shelby Weaver, VP of Scholarship

Class of 2019,  Nutrition

Hi! My name is Shelby and I am a third year nutrition major aspiring to be a registered dietician. When I’m not getting down at festivals I’m out exploring everything our beautiful city of San Luis Obispo has to offer! Joining Sigma Kappa has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. I have made so many incredible friends and experiences that will last a lifetime. I feel so honored to serve as Vice President of Scholarship on an Executive Board that represents such a beautiful and driven group of women!

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Sabrina Keester, Ritual Chairman

Class of 2019,  Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies

I am a third year Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies major with concentrations in Industrial Engineering and Technical Communications from Granite Bay, California. Sigma Kappa has given me the best friends I could have asked for. In the hardest of times they are there for me, and in the best of times they are there to make the best memories. College wouldn't be the same without this sisterhood, and I am so grateful to be able to share my experience with this group of girls. It's an honor to be able to give back to a sorority that has given so much to me!

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Tia Divok, Public Relations Chairman

Class of 2019,  Environmental Management and Protection

Hi everyone! I'm a third year ENVM major concentrating in Sustainable Agriculture from Irvine, California. Sigma Kappa has introduced to me so many amazing, intelligent and strong women that have become inspirations to me. From hiking around SLO, to concerts, to road trips to nowhere in particular, these girls have become my best friends. I truly cannot imagine my time at Cal Poly without the women that this chapter has introduced me to, and I am so grateful to be apart of it. 

 

Samantha Boncich, Panhellenic Delegate

Class of 2019,  Agricultural Business

Hi I am Sammy and I am 3rd year Agricultural Business major.  In my free time you can find me running around SLO trying to work off my addiction to cookie dough.  I love hanging with my sisters..  whether we are on the couch, tearing up the dance floor, or studying in the library,  I always love having a sisters by my side! I am so proud to be a member of Epsilon Omega and I hope to make the best of my term on Executive Council.