Meet the Executive Board

The Panhellenic Executive Board serves as the communication link between sororities, campus organizations, and community leaders. Through various programs, we seek to provide personal enrichment and knowledge to all Greek women.

The Panhellenic Association's influence is a crucial part of sorority life at Miami, one that promotes a stronger Fraternity and Sorority community overall.

President

Molly McNamara

 

Position Description:   

Responsible for running executive board meetings and council meetings, working with the EVP to ensure board members are completing their tasks. Work with advisors to understand and implement University initiatives and focus on the long term growth and development of the community. Support all chapters from a governing council standpoint to further the prosperity of the Greek community and the overall Miami community. 

Year: Junior

Majors: Marketing & Professional Writing

Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA

 

Chapter: Alpha Phi 

 

Why I went Greek: 

"I went Greek to find lifelong friends and to surround myself with empowering women. My experience with Greek life has done just that and much more for me!"

Fun Fact!

"I am related to Whitey Ford. He is in the Hall of Fame for his many achievements playing for the New York Yankees. 
 

     

Contact: mcnamamc@miamioh.edu

Executive Vice President

Claire Heil

Position Description:

The Executive Vice President is in charge of the internal workings of the Panhellenic Association. The EVP is responsible for recording council meeting minutes and working closely with the President to support the chapters and Exec Board, along with organizing the Panhellenic Hub page and calendar and reserving rooms for various events.

Year: Junior

 

Major: Human Capital Management and Leadership

 

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Chapter: Zeta Tau Alpha

Why I Went Greek: 

"I went Greek because I attended an all-girls high school with a very supportive, positive community and wanted to find that in college. I was looking for my home away from, leadership opportunities and knew my sister had an amazing experience going Greek at Miami University. I feel extremely thankful I found everything I was looking for not only in my chapter but the Panhellenic community at large.

Fun Fact!

"I am interning at Kohl's Department Stores corporate office this summer in the human resources department!! The HQ office is contemporary, positive and collaborative; I can't wait to implement what I learn into my Panhellenic work!"

 

Contact: heilce@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Standards

Claire Drew

Position Description:

Standards mainly approve and manage the archives of registered socials. I also meet with chapters who may be having organizational standards issues and put mechanisms in place to mitigate these issues. Some of these mechanisms require programming that I present or put on for chapters. I also work with IFC VP of Conduct to monitor the social policy and suggest and enforce changes to it as they are needed.

Year: Junior

Majors: Human Capital Management & Leadership, Global & Intercultural Studies Co-Major

 

Hometown: Zionsville, IN

 

Chapter: Delta Delta Delta

 

Why I Went Greek:

“I went greek to find a home; a community of people who have different passions and interests, but at the end of the day are just one big support system and a group of friends. As for Panhellenic, the decision was very easy. I love working with a variety of chapters and I’m passionate about supporting and helping grow the community.”

Fun Fact!

"I’m trying to go to every major golf tournament by the time I graduate college. So far I’ve been to the Masters and the PGA Championship."

 

Contact: drewcm@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Recruitment

Anna Piscopo

Position Description:

Select members for the Recruitment Committee and women to be Rho Gammas. Coordinates monthly meetings with chapter recruitment chairs and Recruitment Committee. Plans "Go Greek" events with the VP of Recruitment for IFC. These events include Greek move in, Mega Fair, and the Go Greek Football Game/Tailgate. Other events in the fall include Informal and Formal Recruitment Kickoff, Sprite Dates, and the Rho Gamma Fashion Show. Organizes the formal recruitment schedule, communicates with the chapters throughout formal recruitment and plans Bid Day. 

 

Year: Junior

 

Major: Marketing

Minor: Spanish

 

Hometown: Columbus, OH

 

Chapter: Alpha Chi Omega

 

Why I Went Greek:

"I went Greek because I wanted to find a group of people that made Miami feel like home. Aside from amazing, life-long friends, this community has given me countless opportunities in service, philanthropy, and leadership to help me grow as a person. I wanted to join Panhellenic to help others find their home in the Greek community so they can have those same opportunities and experiences. Through Greek life, I’ve found myself surrounded by friends who encourage, inspire, and empower me to become the best version of myself!"

Fun Fact!

"I am a summer camp counselor!"

Contact: piscopag@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Programming

Natalie Heisser

 

Position Description:

Plans all Panhellenic events that do not pertain specifically to recruitment or community service. Notable events are and Greek Week in the fall and Panhellenic Pride Week in the spring. The VP of Programming is also responsible for working with third parties to plan any co-hosted events whether it be the Oxford Community, IFC, etc. 

Year: Sophomore

 

Major: Accounting 

 

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

 

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Gamma

Why I Went Greek: 

"I wanted to find a place in Miami that made me feel at home. My sister was a senior when I was a freshman and also in Kappa Kappa Gamma. As I saw her great experience in Greek life and the life-long friendships she made, I was excited to find a group of girls and be in a community that supported me as she had found."

Fun Fact!

"Everyone in my family (Mom, Dad, and Sister) also went to Miami."

 

Contact: heissenh@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Member Development

Grace Callahan

Position Description: 

VP of Member Development focuses on trying to make the community develop as a whole; not just during the new member period or when new members are initiated. I plan events like New Member Convocation, Greek Step Up, and Acropolis. I also help to coordinate LLCs and the Sorority Corridors, Scholarship & Learning, and Diversity & Inclusion.

Year: Sophomore

 

Majors: Journalism & Sociology

Minor: Interactive Media

 

Hometown: Zionsville, IN

 

Chapter: Kappa Alpha Theta

 

Why I Went Greek: 

"I went Greek for the incredible community of bright, supportive women. I believe the Greek community has the unique opportunity to positively influence Miami’s campus. I am so inspired by the women around me daily and am proud to say that choosing Greek life has perfectly rounded out my experience in Miami."

Fun Fact!

"I'm in an a cappella group on campus, The Miami Misfitz!"

 

Contact: callahge@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Service and Philanthropy

Emily Pawlecki

 

Position Description: 

The main obligations of this role include working with philanthropy and service chairs from each chapter to assist their chapter in fulfilling their requirements in both of those areas. Another important task is to network within the community to make sure that the Greek community has an overall positive reputation- and to bring any of their concerns to the rest of the executive board.  Coordinate the planning of Greek Service Week as well as Greek Spring Clean.

Year: Junior

 

Major: Social Work

Minors: Human Capital Management & Child Studies and Youth Development

Hometown: Toledo, OH

 

Chapter: Gamma Phi Beta

 

Why I Went Greek: 

"To make a philanthropic impact!"

Fun Fact!

"I studied abroad in Luxembourg last spring!"

 

Contact: pawlecee@miamioh.edu

Vice President of Finance

Charlie Link

Position Description:

The main responsibilities are setting and overseeing a year-long budget of around $150,00. This includes scheduling and documenting payments of each of the executive board members and collecting dues twice a year from all Panhellenic chapters.

Year:  Junior

 

Major: Accounting

Minor: Computer Science

 

Hometown: Algonquin, IL

 

Chapter: Alpha Delta Pi

 

Why I Went Greek: 

"I went Greek to find a home on campus and to create life long friends. I wanted to be surrounded by women who empower each other and I felt that the Greek community really embodied that. Through joining my chapter I have found those life long friends and through being a part of the Greek community I have gained so much confidence from the people surrounding me. This community is truly one of a kind and I feel that being a part of it pushes me to be the best version of myself."

Fun Fact!

"I am a figure skater and have been skating for 12 years! I currently skate for the club team here at Miami but when I was in high school I was a member of Team USA for synchronized skating"

Contact: linkcs@miamioh.edu

   

Board of Directors

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Director of Marketing

Samantha Conti

Position Description: 

Maintains all Panhellenic social media accounts, keeps the website up to date and coordinates with other board members and chapters to promote Panhellenic events. Creates all graphic designs for Panhellenic events, as well as merchandise. Reports on community achievements with Press Releases to local news outlets and brainstorms new ways to promote a positive brand image of the Panhellenic Community. 

Year: Junior

 

Majors: Strategic Communication & Interactive Media Studies 

 

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

 

Chapter: Kappa Delta

 

Why I Went Greek:

"I went Greek because I wanted to find people whom I could call my best friends and sisters. I wanted to be a part of something bigger not only on campus but nationally. After joining Greek life, I can say that I love being apart of such an amazing community of strong women!"

Fun Fact!

"This past summer I spend three-weeks living in New York City with the Inside New York program!"

 

Contact: contisj2@miamioh.edu

Director of Risk Prevention

Abby Nielbeling

Position Description: 

Director of Risk Prevention assists in managing the archives in registered socials. Works directly with the VP of Standards and individual chapters to mitigate risk within our community. 

Year: Sophomore

 

Major: Accounting

 

Hometown: Chanhassen, MN

 

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Gamma

 

Why I Went Greek:

"I went Greek to find like-minded, empowering women like myself. I also went Greek to finally have sisters in my life."

Fun Fact!

"A fun fact about me is that I live a minute away from Prince's recording studio."

 

Contact: niebelam@miamioh.edu

Director of Scholarship and Learning

Sarah Pankratz

Position Description: 

The Director of Scholarship and Learning is in charge of coordinating Panhellenic Scholarships and scholar of the week. This position works with the VP of Member Development to organize various events to set Panhellenic women up for success academically.

Year: Junior

 

Majors: Psychology & Pre-Med

Minor: Social Justice

 

Hometown: Columbus, IN

 

Chapter: Zeta Tau Alpha

Why I Went Greek:

"I went greek because I didn't know anyone at Miami, and I was looking for an opportunity to find a community of girls with the same values as me!"

Fun Fact!

"I can play 6 instruments!"

 

Contact: pankrasm@miamioh.edu

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Maura Hoffmann

Position Description: 

Works with different members of the executive board and other directors to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the Panhellenic community.

Year: Junior

 

Major: Middle Childhood Education

Minor: Spanish

 

Hometown: Delafield, WI

 

Chapter: Alpha Chi Omega

Why I Went Greek:

"I went greek because it offered a larger community of strong, independent, and unique women. Going greek gave me the opportunity to expand my horizons and push me to be a better person each and every day. Across all individual chapters within the panhellenic association - I have found a group of supportive and loving women."

Fun Fact!

"I lived in Ireland for 2 years!"

 

Contact: hoffma21@miamioh.edu

Director of Acropolis

Hallie Cohoon

Position Description: 

The Director of Acropolis is in charge of coordinating the Acropolis retreat which takes place in October of the fall semester. Acropolis is a leadership retreat for those in the Greek community who are looking to gain skills that will help them go on to become leaders within their own chapter or within their council. The Director of Acropolis works alongside the Panhellenic and IFC VP Member Development in order to choose the mentors and participants of the retreat. In addition, while on the retreat the Director of Acropolis will work alongside both an IFC and NPHC members to make sure that the weekend goes smoothly and all the events are organized in an effective manner.

Year: Junior

 

Major: Public Health

Minor: Business

Hometown: Granger, IN

 

Chapter: Alpha Chi Omega

Why I Went Greek:

"To find my home away from home. Coming to Miami from out of state, I wanted to be surrounded by girls that made me feel closer to home."

Fun Fact!

"I've never broken a  bone!"

 

Contact: cohoonhm@miamioh.edu

Director of Circle of Sisterhood

Ellie Pierce

Position Description: 

This job entails spreading information and fundraising for Circle of Sisterhood, which is the philanthropy that the Panhellenic Association collectively supports. Circle of Sisterhood works to raise money to help build schools for girls in low-income areas to increase educational opportunities as a means of escaping poverty. This position works with the VP of Community Service and Engagement to hold a variety of events including throughout Panhellenic Pride Week to promote Circle of Sisterhood.

Year: Junior

 

Majors: Psychology & Middle Childhood Education with concentrations in Math and Science

 

Hometown: Mobile, AL

 

Chapter: Alpha Delta Pi

Why I Went Greek:

"I went Greek to find my best friends, to be more involved on campus, and to find my home away from home!"

Fun Fact!

"I love doing adventurous things! I recently went bungee jumping!"

 

Contact: pierceke@miamioh.edu

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