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Our Leadership

At Beta Gamma, brothers adopt formal leadership in the chapter through Board of Governors, Appointed Officers, Strategy Board, Senior Advisory Board, and Associated Directors. These active members lead the way to a brighter future.

Board of Governors

Board of Governors

Our Board of Governors act as a body of formal leaders who oversee all of Beta Gamma's operations, committees, events, and overall chapter. 
Access BoG's LinkedIn profiles by clicking on their pictures.
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Zac Ekedahl | President 

Oversees: Chapter, Strategy Board, NI Task Force

Description of Position:

As President, I oversee the Board of Governors, manage the day-to-day activities as well as the long-term strategic outlook of the fraternity. Additionally, I represent the Beta Gamma chapter to the Heritage Center and the governing body of Alpha Kappa Psi. 


Jaeda Berkemeier | Supreme Court Chief Justice 

Oversees: Chapter, Senior Advisory Board, NI Education

Description of Position:

As Supreme Court Chief Justice, I interpret and apply the laws that govern our chapter. It is my job to work with New Initiates to progress and develop these laws, ensuring that the chapter is continuously growing. Presenting new endeavors, ideas, and structures are what continue to make our chapter live to its fullest potential. 


Danny Schechter | Vice President of Membership 

Oversees: Membership

Description of Position:

As the  Vice President of Membership, I am in charge of planning and executing rush I focus on ensuring that pledges learn the history and values of the fraternity and are smoothly integrated into the chapter. During pledgeship, I work closely with the Pledge Trainer to develop the pledges throughout the process. 


Pranavi Kasarla| Vice President of External Relations 

Oversees: Corporate Relations, Community Service, Philanthropy

Description of Position:

As Vice President of External Relations, I work extensively with our current partners and explore prospective partners for Beta Gamma. My goal through my term is to be able to gain more resources and projects for our brothers to invest themselves in.


Tyler Kern | Vice President of Alumni Relations 

Oversees: Brotherhood, Alumni Relations

Description of Position:

As Vice President of Alumni Relations, I foster the brotherhood between current members along with our vast amount of experienced alumni. I plan to strive for a diverse and fulfilling experience for everyone in Beta Gamma.


Harsh Chellasamy | Vice President of Finance 

Oversees: Finance

Description of Position:

As Vice President of Finance, I conduct the Finance committee. My responsibilities include organizing the chapter budgets and fundraising for the fraternity. Additionally, I work closely with the Treasurer and all of BOG to facilitate any expenses we incur.  


David Jankelowitz | Vice President of Professional Development 

Oversees: Professional Development, Teacher's Excellence

Description of Position:

I create the curriculum for pledge professional development and organize events for the professional network of our actives. My committee's goal is to be a resource for all brothers and help prepare them for everything to come in future careers.   


Julianna Kakish | Vice President of Communications 

Oversees: Marketing, Apparel, Technology, Historian

Description of Position:

As Vice President of Communication, I promote all marketing, advertising, and digital structure both internally and externally for the chapter. Directing effective and efficient communication for brothers is my goal through this role.


Mehak Bhardwaj| Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion 

Oversees: Strategy & Diversity Board

Description of Position:

As Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,  I promote all diversity initiatives both internally and externally for the chapter. My goal is to ensure that Alpha Kappa Psi is an inclusive and supportive environment and that our commitment to DEI is reflected in our rush process and other policies.

Appointed Officers

The following brothers hold formal leadership positions that pertain to specific parts of chapter's structure and functionality, upholding the well- being of Beta Gamma. 
Appointed Officers

Anjali Panchedula


Nolan Kramer


Paige Settersten

Master of Rituals

Anna Slavuk


Michael Morin


Lenny Jennings


Sophie Gasaway

Pledge Trainer

Lora Simakova


Senior Advisory Board

Appointed seniors who offer guidance and support to the Beta Gamma chapter.
SAB & Strategy Board
Dylan Bushelle
Anjana Peddi
Jane Wynne
Charlie Kuhn

Strategy & Diversity Board

Appointed brothers who have an open discussion about chapter operations and further the chapter's growth.

Oviya Loganathan

Danielle Furman

Tia Sarkar

Cristina Liberto

Anoushka Taparia

Elise Varhan

Associate Directors

The Active Brothers who are appointed by BOG to assist and direct specific committees and avenues of the fraternity.

Membership Associate Directors

Dre Ballance| Education AD

Brendan Putnam | Integration AD

Tanmay Sharma| Logistics AD

Mia Cochran | Engagement AD

Associate Directors

Finance Associate Directors

Lili Rossi | Finance AD

Kate Phelan | Finance AD

Melina Penniston | Fundraising AD

Rohan Golla | Finance AD

Brotherhood Associate Directors

Emily Divis | Brotherhood AD

Elena Wilson| Brotherhood AD

Kaitlyn Huemme | Brotherhood AD

Haley Hunt | Brotherhood AD

Jack Burns | Brotherhood AD

Professional Development Directors

Katelyn Hermanson | Pledge AD

Maggie McGuire | Actives AD

Zac Burgess | Alumni AD

Aidan Longmeyer | TE AD

Cristina Liberto | TE AD

Alumni Relations Associate Directors

Sarina Shah | AR AD

Kathryn Hartung | AR AD

Mental Health Associate Directors

Laney Dodd | Mental Health AD

Caroline Staley | Mental Health AD

Luka Sereci | Mental Health AD

Marketing Associate Directors

Conor Bickel| Content Creation AD

Lauryn Adamski | Content Creation AD

Ben Whiteman | Content Creation AD

Technology Associate Directors

Evan Weidner | Technology AD

Corporate Relations Associate Directors

 Danielle Furman | CR AD

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Associate Directors

Maddie Herrera | DEI AD

Gourav Debroy| DEI AD

Michelle Akintomide | DEI AD

Community Service Associate Directors

Kate Smith| CS AD

Elise Varhan | CS AD

Oviya Loganathan | CS AD

Apparel Associate Directors

 Anna Bovaird | Apparel AD 

Emily Szczepanski | Apparel AD 

Master of Ceremonies

Allison Craig | MOC 

Rotational Associate Directors

Caroline Daily| Rotational AD

Stella Boothman | Rotational AD

Vandy Kottapalli| Rotational AD

Keira Hawk| Rotational AD

Julia Wykoff| Rotational AD

Sushi Bokil | Rotational AD

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