Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Who Are We?

More information about the Panhellenic executive council at Texas Christian University

Chandler Thomas
About: Chandler is a junior early childhood education major and a psychology minor from San Antonio. She loves working with children, cooking, reading and meeting new people.
What she does: Chandler oversees all Panhellenic operations to ensure that all Panhellenic duties are carried out effectively and efficiently.  She communicates with the other Greek councils, the university administration and the National Panhellenic Council.  Chandler also works closely with the chapter presidents and presides over all council meetings and executive meetings.
Favorite TCU memory: definitely last football season
Favorite ice cream: chocolate and sprinkles

Kira Markus
About: Kira is a junior movement science major and Spanish minor from Las Vegas, Nevada. Kira enjoys reading, singing, making people laugh and dancing ridiculously. 
What she does: Serving as VP of Management for Panhellenic, Kira acts as Parliamentarian during meetings, coordinates all issues relating to the Panhellenic Association bylaws and facilitates the approval process for all philanthropy events in which Panhellenic women participate. She works closely with the Chapter Delegates to promote Panhellenic unity and to uphold the standards of our community. 
Favorite TCU memory: Frog Camp, for sure.
Favorite ice cream: mint chocolate chip makes her heart joyful

Kendall Hood
About: Kendall is a junior marketing major and Spanish minor from Fort Smith, Arkansas. Kendall’s interests include exercising, cooking and baking, eating and reading. 
What she does: As VP of Member Development, Kendall works with the scholarship chairs of each Panhellenic chapter to promote the high ideals of academic success within the Panhellenic community. She coordinates leadership opportunities, recognizes outstanding scholastic members and coordinates Panhellenic scholarship programming. 
Favorite TCU memory: TCU football season 2014 and will be football season 2015
                                                                    Favorite ice cream: strawberry ice cream
Clara Ladisic

About: Clara is a junior strategic communication major and Spanish minor from Atlanta, Georgia.  She loves reading, laughing, Law and Order: SVU, and exercising.
What she does: As the VP of Public Relations, Clara serves as the liaison between the Panhellenic Council and local media. She coordinates all publicity materials and general promotions for the Panhellenic Association. She spends her days on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms in order to communicate the accomplishments of her Panhellenic sisters. Additionally, Clara promotes risk management, completes award applications on behalf of the Executive Council and serves on the recruitment team.
Favorite TCU memory: storming the field when we became Big 12 Champions and beating Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl in her hometown
Favorite ice cream: mint chocolate chip!

Kathryn Jaslikowski
About: Kathryn is a sophomore computer science major and double minor in Spanish and business, originally from Glenview, Illinois.  She loves reading, hanging out with friends, crime shows, Diet Coke, the Chicago Blackhawks, and music.
What she does: As VP of Finance and Administration, Kathryn manages and creates the annual and formal recruitment budgets. She distributes reimbursements, provides donations to other organizations on campus and collects monetary funds for our Panhellenic philanthropy, Circle of Sisterhood. In addition to her role as treasurer, she also serves as the secretary. She creates agendas for weekly executive and council meetings, takes attendance and accurately records minutes.
Favorite TCU memory: meeting her little!
Favorite ice cream: cookies and cream ice cream

Katy Oliphint

About: Katy is a junior psychology major and child development minor from Dallas, Texas.  She spends her time hanging out with friends, watching movies, going on hikes, smiling and singing in her car.
What she does: She is responsible for all service activities sponsored by Panhellenic Association as well as the philanthropy packets. She offers opportunities for all organizations to participate in outside service projects and is in charge of coordinating these projects. She also meets regularly with the service chairmen to provide guidance and assistance with philanthropic and service opportunities. In addition, she maintains records of chapter service hours.
Favorite TCU memory: the Peach Bowl game
Favorite ice cream: sea salt caramel

Jessica Benninghoff
About: Jessica is a junior nursing major with a minor in Spanish for the health professions originally from Overland Park, Kansas. Jessica enjoys being active and outside, reading, intramurals, volunteering, and helping people.
What she does: As VP Recruitment, Jessica is in charge of coordinating all aspects of Panhellenic Recruitment. Working with chapter Recruitment Chairmen and Advisors, she plans all recruitment schedules. Throughout the summer, she will assist with orientation sessions. During the weeks leading up to and including formal Recruitment, Jessica will oversee the Panhellenic recruitment team and coordinate all National Panhellenic Unanimous Agreements regarding Membership Recruitment Rules. 
Favorite TCU memory: favorite TCU memory is the friends she’s made
Favorite ice cream: dirt and worms ice cream

Justine Grace
About: Justine is a junior journalism and political science double major from Gulf Breeze, Florida.  She loves reading, travelling, writing and being with friends and family. After serving as a Rho Gamma in 2014, she knew she wanted to be more involved in recruitment. 
What she does: As Director of Recruitment Programming, Justine works to choose and train Panhellenic women to lead the potential new members through recruitment.
Favorite TCU memory: rushing the field after the Oklahoma vs. TCU game
Favorite ice cream: coffee ice cream

All pictures courtesy of Tiana Lewis