Meet Your 2016 - 2017 Executive Board!

President - Steve Chen
Primary Duty:
  Serves as the face of the organization. The president oversees the efforts of the Executive Board and represents the RHA in meetings concerning resident affairs. The RHA president is responsible for voicing the needs, concerns, and suggestions of on-campus students to university officials. 
 Biological Sciences and Global Health double major
Catchphrase: "Let's create another working group!"
Favorite Part of RHA: "The people you meet. From peers, advisors, mentors, staff, faculty and administrators." 
Year of Graduation: 2017
Vice President - Sasha Galbreath
Primary Duty: Serves as Chairperson of the senate meetings. The Vice President shall be responsible for conducting meetings in a fashion that completes established agendas efficiently and allowing for broad, representative comments from the membership. The Vice President shall oversee the logistical efforts of any standing committee and any ad hoc committees of the senate, and orchestrate committee reports in conjunction with committee chairs and resulting resolutions in senate meetings. 
Majors: Government & Politics
Catchphrase: "Get HYPED!"
Favorite Part of RHA: "Committees on committees on committees."
Year of Graduation: 2017
Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Valerie Kologrivov
Primary Duty:  Acts as the internal communicator for RHA through maintaining membership records for the organization, acting as the webmaster for, the Hall/Area Of the Semester (HOTS) Database, and the electronic newsletter.
Major: Government & Politics and Economics double major
Catchphrase: "I'm petty, get used to it."
Favorite Part of RHA: "HOTS!!!!!!"
Year of Graduation: 2019
Student Groups & Organizations Liaison (SGOL) - Dana Rodriguez
Primary Duty: Serves as the promoter and coordinator of the RHA’s involvement with other student groups and organizations on campus. In addition, the SGOL serves as the RHA’s official representative to various campus adviso
ry boards and committees as deemed necessary by the Executive Board.
Majors: Government & Politics and Finance double major

Catchphrase: "*blank* is from ikea. I love ikea."
Favorite Part of RHA: "The moment when you take a step back and fully realize that the hours you put in behind the scenes make a real impact on campus and the surrounding community."
Year of Graduation: 2018
Public Relations & Outreach Officer - Helen Liu
Primary Duty: Serves as the coordinator of all RHA relations with media both print and non-print. The PR and Outreach Officer serves as coordinator of the constituency outreach and also recruitment and retention of members.
Major: Marketing and Information Systems double major, Business Analytics minor
Catchphrase: "Where's Dana?" 
Favorite Part of RHA: "Meeting and working with great people!"
Year of Graduation: 2018
Finance and Philanthropy Officer - Sam Bingaman
Primary Duty: Serves as the record keeper for all RHA accounts, expenditures, and balances, as well as the head of all RHA philanthropic initiatives.
Major: Environmental Science and Policy-Marine and Coastal Management
Catchphrase: "I brought baby carrots."
Favorite Part of RHA: "Tracy and my fellow execs."
Year of Graduation: 2017
National Communications Coordinator (NCC) - Rick Mikulis
Primary Duty: Serves as a liaison to the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH), National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) and the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH). In addition, the NCC works with staff to coordinate the annual RHA Leadership Welcome Reception, RHA End of the Year Reception, and the bi-annual Resident Life Leadership Training Day.
Major: Marketing and Management double major

Catchphrase: "School of the year!!!!"
Favorite Part of RHA: "Helping to develop new leaders."
Year of Graduation: 2019
Administrative Officer - Emily Franzone
Primary Duty: Maintains detailed records  and attendance of RHA meetings, resolutions, and members, manages the RHA office, handles booking for RHA events and meetings.
Major: Psychology and Management double major
Catchphrase: "Hi I'm Emily. I'm your Admin."
Favorite Part of RHA: "Community involvement and impact"
Year of Graduation: 2019

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