Faculty Advisor - Mrs. Woodley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The chapter advisor(s) shall be an alumni or professional member of the Fraternity and shall be an instructor of education courses at the University.
President -Kelsey Hanson (email@example.com)
The President shall be the executive officer of the collegiate chapter. He/she shall have the power to call special meetings in accordance with the by-laws: to see that all officers of the chapter discharge their respective duties impartially, accurately, faithfully, and promptly, and shall enforce the strict observance of the Laws of the Fraternity. He/she shall have the power to appoint such officers and committees as provided for in these by-laws; to cast a deciding vote in the case of ties; to sign all certificates of membership, countersign all checks issued by the chapter and have such other duties as may be prescribed by the Laws of the Fraternity. He/she will also be responsible for the training of the President Elect.
President Elect - Emily Fitzpatrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The President Elect shall assist the President in the performance of his/her duties and upon the president’s completion of term shall become the new president of the chapter. He/she will also be responsible for aiding the Vice-President in charge of Membership in the process of selecting prospective members for the fraternity. He/she will also succeed to the powers and duties of the President in the temporary absence or disability of the latter. He/she shall have charge of all other duties as may be prescribed in the Laws of the Fraternity. The President Elect will serve as the Special Olympics Liaison.
VP of Membership - Alexa Gallione (email@example.com)
The Vice-President in charge of Membership shall assist the President in the performance of his duties as pertinent to the jurisdiction of the Fraternity Membership. He/she shall succeed to the powers and duties of Vice-President in charge of Programming in the temporary absence of the President. He/she shall have charge of the Fraternity Membership as well as other duties prescribed in the Laws of the Fraternity
VP of Programming - Meg Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Vice-President in charge of Programming shall assist the President in the performance of his/her duties as pertinent to the jurisdiction of the Fraternity Programming. He/she shall succeed the President Elect in the absence of both President and President Elect. He/she shall have charge of the Fraternity Programming and all other duties as may be prescribed in the Laws of the Fraternity.
Treasurer - Rhianna Boyer (email@example.com)
The Treasurer shall receive and expend all money of the chapter and shall keep an accurate account of the same in a standard system at a local bank. He/She shall co-sign all checks issued by the University Business Office. He/She shall issue a Certificate of Good Standing to each member of the chapter upon graduation or withdrawal from the University.
Secretary - Josie Winner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Secretary shall record the minutes of all meetings of the chapter, read all official communications into the minutes, and handle promptly all correspondence.
Service Chair - Alicia Henning (email@example.com)
The Service Coordinator shall plan and approve all service events for the chapter. They shall also be in charge of keeping track that all service expectations of all chapter members are fulfilled.
Publicity & Historian -Kaitlin O'Hern (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Publicity Chair shall maintain and provide information to chartered and prospective chartered chapters. Also, this person shall attend to matters of the National Fraternity. He or she shall work closely with the Historian in the creation and posting of the chapter newsletter, which will be available to all members, including alumni.
The Historian shall keep all historical records, photographs, and a web site up to date of the chapter. He or she shall also work with the Publicity Chair in the creation and posting of a chapter newsletter, which will be available to all members, including alumni.
Meet our lovely president, Kelsey! Her major is standard special education and she is currently a senior at EIU. A fun fact about Kelsey is that her right tibia is hollow. “I love Sig Rho because it has allowed me to evolve into a better leader and for the wonderful community service opportunities we get to do each semester”
Meet our beautiful president elect, Emily. She is a junior here at EIU and is an Early Childhood Special Education major. A fun fact about Emily is that she lives in Colorado!! “I love Sig Rho because it provides the opportunity to impact organizations that support individuals with special needs in the community surrounding me.”
Meet our lovely treasurer, Rihanna! She is a Standard Special Education major and is currently a senior! A fun fact about her is that she can say the alphabet backwards!!
“I like being a part of Sig Rho because it feels like a family”
Meet our lovely secretary, Josie! Her major is Early Childhood Special Ed with dual major in Early Childhood and she is a 5th year senior at EIU!
“I have loved being a part of Sig Rho because it is a great opportunity to get more involved with the community and is a great way to work on leadership and outreach skills! It’s so fun to be around others who just want to help people live a better, more joyous life!
A fun fact about me is that I just recently became a health and fitness coach through an amazing program!”
Meet Meg our VP of Programming! She is a junior standard special education major! A fun fact about Meg is that she has never had a cavity! ~ “I love Sig Rho because everyone comes together as a special ed community to serve in so many ways”
Meet our service coordinator, Alicia! She is a junior, Standard special education major!
“I like Sig Rho because it embodies the most important things about our profession: growing as teachers, collaborating, and service.
I'm also the president of Education Scholars, work in the Women's Resource Center, coach Girls on the Run, and have a minor in Spanish.
Fun fact: I studied Spanish in Ecuador for 8 weeks (hence the somewhat outdated photo).”
Meet Alexa, our VP of membership! Her major is Special Education, with dual certification in Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood Education~ “I love being a member of Sig Rho because it is a community of people that love serving others. It helps inform, educate, and encourage people to serve their community while perusing our teacher education and I am proud to be a part of that. A fun fact about me is that I love to sing and perform!"
Meet Kaitlin, the historian of Sigma Rho Epsilon. She is a junior here at EIU and is a standard special education major. She joined Sig Rho to gain new experiences and to learn how to become a better teacher candidate in the Special ed department. “Learning from experienced teachers and volunteering at events such as Special Olympics and the Polar Plunge has been the best part of being in Sig Rho!” A fun fact about Kaitlin is that she got to dress up at Billy the panther mascot for the 2016 Special Olympics!