Panhellenic Executive Board
The Panhellenic Executive Board is made up of seven women from different chapters in the Panhellenic community. In partnership with two representatives from every chapter, they form the Panhellenic Council which serves as the governing body for Carnegie Mellon's community. Officers of the Panhellenic Executive Board work closely with the leadership of individual chapters to improve Greek Life. Some of their responsibilities include running weekly Council meetings, hosting Formal Membership Recruitment, and organizing the continued education of sorority women on our campus. Additionally, they coordinate events internally with all Panhellenic sororities or externally with the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), as well as other organizations on campus.
For this upcoming recruitment, the Executive Board will train and direct the Recruitment Counselors, and also put together the Pre-Recruitment and Recruitment schedules from Orientation through Bid Night. These women are disaffiliated like the Recruitment Counselors, which allows them to be completely unbiased and help you find your future sisters!
President - Ankita Jha
Major: Computational Neuroscience
Fun Fact: I have never broken a bone and I know the Dark Knight by heart!
Favorite Quote: "Too legit to quit" - Andy Samberg, Hot Rod
Favorite Greek Life Memory: "My favorite Greek Life memory is the whole event of Greek Sing we have every year, and how we all get together to celebrate the amazing work we have done the semester prior."
VP of Community Standards - Yingli Sieh
Major: Cognitive Science / Human-Computer Interaction
Fun Fact: I've travelled in a suitcase before!
Favorite Quote: “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” - Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
Favorite Greek Life Memory: "Spending time with my family line, especially with my littles as I watch them flourish at CMU!"
VP of Recruitment - Victoria Van Benschoten
Fun Fact: I spent the summer in Ireland doing research on nerve disorders!
Favorite Quote: "We need to remember what's important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn't matter, but work is third." - Leslie Knope, Parks and Rec
Favorite Greek Life Memory: Big-Little Reveals-- Welcoming my incredible Little and Grand-Little into my family line was amazing!
VP of Recruitment Programming - Chaya Wurman
Major: Computational Biology
Fun Fact: I've been to all 7 continents!
Favorite Quote: "Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you're knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can't or shouldn't go on." - Hillary Clinton
Favorite Greek Life Memory: Seeing my RC babies join their chapters on Bid Day!
VP of Membership Development - Kate Busatto
Fun Fact: There is a towboat named after me called the Miss Kate.
Favorite Quote: “Yo Taylor, I’m really happy for you... Imma let you finish but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time” - Kanye West
Favorite Greek Life Memory: One of my favorite Greek life memories was competing in another chapter’s basketball tournament with my family line. I am not athletic AT ALL but being part of a team of strong women (and getting lunch afterwards) was the best part!
VP of Community Programming - Allison Black
Major: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Fun Fact: I can hula hoop on my nose.
Favorite Quote: "It matters not what someone is born but what they grow to be." - Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Favorite Greek Life Memory: Crafting with sisters for big little week, and revealing to our littles that we are their bigs!
VP of Operations - Joyce Chen
Major: Computer Science
Fun Fact: I was an extra when they filmed Mindhunter in Pittsburgh!
Favorite Quote: "Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it."
Favorite Greek Life Memory: Getting to see all of the amazing booths and Greek Sing shows every year!
VP of Public Relations - Sarah Wang
Major: Information Systems / Statistics
Fun Fact: I learned how to whistle because my mom told me I wouldn't be able to.
Favorite Quote: “You'll miss out if you take life too seriously." - Mitsuki Nase, Kyoukai no Kanata
Favorite Greek Life Memory: Jumping off the stage with my RC babies and rejoining my chapter!