2020 Executive Board
• Clara bishop
As Chapter President, Clara is the main point of communication between Alpha Chi Omega members, advisors, headquarters, and alumnae, as well as PHC and IFC officers, university officials, and Cal students. She oversees all matters of the chapter, from presiding over chapter meetings to sitting on every standing committee. Clara also travels around the country to represent Pi Chapter at national conventions and conferences! She is double-majoring in Social Welfare and Legal Studies and minoring in Global Poverty and Practice. When Clara is not at Alpha Chi Omega, you can find her studying at a nearby coffee shop, visiting a touristy site in San Francisco, or driving her Golden Retriever—Waffle Chicken Bishop—up and down the coast of California!
VP CHAPTER RELATIONS & STANDARDS
• sammy chean-udell
Sammy is a second year from Los Angeles, California majoring in Applied Mathematics and minoring in Data Science. As Vice President of Chapter Relations and Standards, she is responsible for implementing bylaws and overseeing their revision. She also works to create a welcoming environment at chapter meeting through various sisterhood awards such as the “You Rock” Rock. Outside of Alpha Chi, she is on the Hillel Student Board and a Strada frequenter.
Vp finance • caitlin cotter
Meet Caitlin! Caitlin is a sophomore from San Francisco majoring in environmental economics and policy. As VP Finance, she manages all aspects of the chapter's finances and creates the chapter operations budget for the subsequent academic year. Additionally, she works to promote financial literacy within the chapter and serves as a resource for women in the chapter to come to with any financial concerns or questions. A fun fact about Caitlin is that she loves Taylor Swift, she is forever and always her kween.
VP RISK • maddie young
Maddie is a third year Gender and Women’s Studies Major from Santa Clarita, California. After graduating in Spring of 2021, she hopes to attend nursing school. Outside of Alpha Chi Omega, Maddie is on the executive board of Greening the Greeks, a club dedicated to making the Greek a Community more sustainable, and is a general member of the club, Greeks Against Sexual Assault. As Vice President of Risk Management, Maddie is in charge of the general well-being and safety of the chapter, helps to maintain house security, and oversees the planning of exchanges, formals, and date parties. Maddie is also available to the chapter as a confidential resource, and hopes to improve the safety and risk practices within not just Alpha Chi Omega, but within the entire Greek Community.
Vp ritual • kara gebhardt
Kara is a second year from Valencia, CA studying Media Studies and Sociology. As VP Ritual, she is responsible for upholding the traditions and ceremonies of Alpha Chi Omega, such as the Initiation of new members and the nationwide celebration of Alpha Chi’s founders. She also coordinates communication between alumnae and the chapter. When she is not educating the chapter on the rituals of Alpha Chi Omega, she can be found cheering on the Golden Bears with the UC Rally Committee, lifeguarding on campus, or interning for a wine P.R. company!
• Merrell brzeczek
Merrell is a junior from Chicago, IL, studying physics with a materials science minor. As VP Recruitment, she organizes events that allow women in the UC Berkeley community to meet and connect with the women of Alpha Chi. This includes both Fall Primary and Spring Informal recruitment, which she plans with her recruitment team. Merrell loves that her role gives her the opportunity to engage with so many incredible UC Berkeley women and show them the loving, supportive community that is Alpha Chi Omega. Outside Alpha Chi, Merrell can be found hiking the Fire Trails or playing the French Horn.
Vp new member education •
Hey y'all! Grace is a third year English and Data Science double major. As VP NME, she is responsible for planning new member events (such as big/little reveal!), teaching each new member class about our history and ritual (shoutout Bessie Grooms), and helping to welcome new members into the house! When she's not chillin with new mems, you can find her at taco bell, watching stupid tik toks, or just vibin. She's stoked for this next year! Yeehaw and litb, Gmosh🤙
Vp PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING
• Luna kohut
Luna is a second year Global Studies and Sociology double major from Santa Monica, CA. Luna is so excited to use her creativity to take on this role in order be in charge of all things digital media, apparel and outreach. After graduation, she wishes to join the Peace Corps and then spend a couple years abroad before worrying about a "real adult career". Outside of Alpha Chi, Luna can be found giving impassioned (and very amazing and entertaining) tours around campus. She is also very dedicated to her role at the PATH to Care Center, the university's center for preventing issues related to SVSH. Luna loves Fleetwood Mac, political awareness and Wes Anderson.
VP Membership Programing
• sneha ramesh
Sneha is a sophomore from Chennai, India who is working towards a major in Economics. As the Vice President of Membership Programming, she plans and executes events such as retreat and bid day, which serve as great avenues for our sisters to bond with one another and make memories that last forever! She is also responsible for putting together events such as KROM, Chi Connections, and My Journey, which allow the women of this chapter to get to know each other on a personal level. In the future, Sneha hopes to work in the field of behavioral economics and travel to as many countries as possible!
Phc delegate • elizabeth bennett
As Panhellenic Delegate, Elizabeth is a liaison between Pi chapter and the greater Panhellenic community. She represents our chapter’s voice in Panhellenic Council meetings, as well as organizing fun events with AXO and other IFC and PHC houses. Elizabeth hopes to reinforce and maintain strong relationships with the PHC and IFC community this year. Elizabeth is a sophomore studying Global Studies, concentrating in Society and Culture in Europe and Russia. She adores learning about international food—and eating it!
VP INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT • Sienna marley
As VPID, Sienna is academic resource for the chapter and works to uphold the academic standards of each chapter member. She coordinates career workshops and cultural events. Sienna can serve as a resource for class planning and hold study nights with the greater greek community. Sienna plans and facilitates networking events with professors and alumni to foster professional relationships. She is a second year studying Molecular and Environmental Biology. Sienna loves hiking and camping!
VP facility operations • tabitha doherty
Tabitha is a third year political science major with a minor in journalism. She acts as a liaison between the residents of AXO and the house staff, communicating with the house director, individuals employed by the chapter, and the Facility Operations Committee. Tabitha is responsible for overseeing all aspects related to the house, including home repairs, housing contracts, and internet service. Her main job is to ensure the well-being and safety of the chapter residents and employees. Tabitha loves music and concerts, especially Harry Styles.
VP philanthropy • elysa dombro
Elysa is a second year student double majoring in Society and Environment and Social Welfare. As VP of Philanthropy, she plans and executes philanthropy fundraising events for Ruby’s Place, a local shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Elysa also plans awareness campaigns and donation drives with the goal of educating the community about domestic violence, supporting survivors, and connecting with other Greek chapters. Outside of the Greek community, Elysa is active in Hillel and UC Berkeley Period, and she loves to read, watch Disney movies, and spend time with her niece and nephews.