Leadership

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About Phi Kappa Phi

 The Phi Kappa Phi leadership team—comprised of the board of directors, divisional vice presidents, and council of students—governs Society business between biennial conventions. This committed and accomplished slate of members help guide Phi Kappa Phi's mission "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."
 
The Society's board of directors consists of 12 members working in conjunction with five elected divisional vice presidents from each of the Society's divisions, and five student vice presidents that comprise the student engagement panel known as the council of students. 
 

* Please note that members are identified by chapter of affiliation. 

     
 

 
Leadership

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Dan Sandweiss, Ph.D.
Society President
University of Maine
 

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Mary Todd, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Society National Office, Baton Rouge, LA

To read more about Dr. Sandweiss or Dr. Todd, download a high-res headshot, or request either as a speaker at your event, click here.
 

 
National Board of Directors

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Dan Sandweiss, Ph.D.
Society President
University of Maine


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Lora Becker, Ph.D.
President-Elect
University of Evansville


Missy Hopper, Ph.D.
Past President
Mississippi State University


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George Randels, Ph.D.
Vice President for Chapter Development
University of the Pacific


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Mahalley Allen, Ph.D., J.D.
Director
California State University, Chico


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Edina Oestreicher, M.S.
Director
University of Connecticut


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June Pilcher, Ph.D.
Director
Clemson University


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Sharhonda Rush, MBA
Director
Jacksonville University


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Leslie Zenk, Ph.D.
Director
University of North Carolina at Charlotte


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Christopher "Neil" Pritchard
Graduate Student Representative
University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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Aly Nguyen
Undergraduate Student Representative
University of South Alabama


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Mary Todd, Ph.D.
Society Executive Director
Marshall University


 
Divisional Vice Presidents

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Jonathan D. Kotinek, Ph.D.
Division I
Texas A&M University


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Jamie Byrne-McCollum, Ph.D.
Division II
University of Arkansas at Little Rock


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Lesley Casarez, Ph.D.
Division III
Angelo State University


 
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Ron Tulley, Ph.D.
Division IV
University of Findlay


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Alison Gregory
Division V
Marymount University


 
To view the divisional lists, click here.
 

 
Council of Students

Quinn Mahannah Ceilly

Quinn Mahannah Ceilly
State University of New York at Oswego
B.S. in psychology, cognitive science, May 2022

Caglar Erdogan

Caglar Erdogan
Florida Institute of Technology
Pursuing a Ph.D. in ocean engineering

Tristan Matthew Hightower

Tristan Matthew Hightower
University of Maryland
Pursuing a Ph.D. in political science

Matthew Lee Melton

Matthew Lee Melton
University of Kentucky
Pursuing an M.D.

Alyson Tudong Nguyen

Alyson Tudong Nguyen
University of South Alabama
B.S. in biomedical sciences, May 2021

Vivian Osei Poku

Vivian Osei Poku
South Dakota State University
Pursuing a Ph.D. in biochemistry

Christopher Neil Pritchard

Christopher “Neil” Pritchard
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Pursuing a Ph.D. in computational mathematics

 
To learn more about our council of students, click here.

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