The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), founded in 1902, is an umbrella organization for 26 (inter)national women’s sororities. Each member group is autonomous as a social, Greek-letter society of college women and alumnae. Members are represented on over 620 college and university campuses in the United States and Canada and in over 4,600 alumnae associations, making up over 4 million sorority women. The National Panhellenic Conference exists to promote the values of and to serve as an advocate for its member groups in collaboration with those members, campuses and communities.
The National Panhellenic Conference provides support and guidance for its 26 member inter/national sororities/women’s fraternities and serves as the national voice on contemporary issues of sorority life. Founded in 1902, NPC is one of the oldest and largest women’s membership organizations representing more than 4 million women at 655 college/university campuses and 4,500 local alumnae chapters in the U.S. and Canada. Each year, NPC-affiliated collegians and alumnae donate more than $5 million to worthy causes, provide $2.8 million in scholarships to women and volunteer 500,000 hours in their communities.
|POSITION||NAME / CHAPTER|
|VP of Executive Affairs||Kelly||CLICK HERE|
|VP of Programming||Christina||CLICK HERE|
|VP of Recruitment||Alexis||CLICK HERE|
|VP of Administration||Carly||CLICK HERE|
|VP of Communications||Mariel||CLICK HERE|
|Alpha Omicron Pi||Maria Mekrasfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alpha Xi Delta||Kristen Robilardemail@example.com|
|Delta Phi Epsilon||Julie Goncalvesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Phi Mu||Kristal Velazquezemail@example.com|
|Phi Sigma Sigma||Vania Pedrajafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sigma Kappa||Ivanna Leonemail@example.com|
|Sigma Sigma Sigma||Tish Durhamfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Alpha Xi Delta
Kristen Robillard has and continues to be an exemplary role model both within Alpha Xi Delta and in the Florida International University community. Kristen has been a Peer Advisor for the Office of Orientation and Commuter Services at FIU and has dedicated herself to helping new students adapt, assimilate and find their niche in the FIU community. Similarly in Alpha Xi Delta Kristen has done the same and taken several sisters under her wing and developed them into community leaders. Kristen was also elected Senator at Large in 2011 and she served as an advocate for the rights and common interest of the students. This past spring semester, Kristen was elected College of Education Senator and now is the Speaker of the Senate. In addition to being part of Student Government, Kristen is currently the Peer Advisor Coordinator, Panther Camp Facilitator, President of Order of Omega, Recording Secretary for Alpha Xi Delta and holds the title of Sorority Woman of the Year. She has not only been an exceptional leader within Alpha Xi Delta, but has also reached out to the overall FIU community and has been involved in several challenging roles, making an impact in each one, while balancing all her extracurricular activities, her academics, and personal life.
Alpha Omicron Pi
Vanessa Franco is currently a senior at FIU, majoring in Psychology and pursing a certificate in Leadership Studies. Vanessa is a very caring and devoted sister who is highly involved on campus, always proud to be a Golden Panther, and being one truly inspirational sister here in our chapter. From attending every AOII event to being a very fun-loving sister, she has won “AOII’s Most Spirited” award. From supporting other organizations on campus, she has always been a great assett to the Greek and overall, FIU community. Within Alpha Omicron Pi, she was former Vice President of Communications, Leadership Development chair, and also part of several committees. She also takes her talents out on the soccer fields, helping our soccer team win the 2011 Intramural Sorority Soccer League
Delta Phi Epsilon
Julie Goncalves is a sophomore at FIU majoring in Hospitality Management. In her short time here, she has been a Resident Assistant, intern coordinator for BBC Student Government Association, a member of the student conduct committee, member of Omicron Delta Kappa leadership and academic honor society, member of Delta Epsilon Iota academic honor society, Resident Assistant selection committee member, Florida Resident Assistant Seminar Delegation member, and Vice President of Programming for Delta Phi Epsilon. Within the past month, Julie has accomplished much for her sorority and the community through community service. Julie planned Delta Phi Epsilon’s Campus Man 2012 event where over $3,000 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She had also planned a jean collection, collecting over 100 jeans, in order to collect jeans for a “Jeans for Teens” campaign hosted by Aeropostale clothing store where all the jeans were donated to the homeless youth of America.
Phi Sigma Sigma
Katrina Varela is a junior at FIU majoring in Public Relations. She is a 2012 peer advisor and an RA for Lake View Village. She has a passion for FIU and enjoys passing along this passion to her peers. She has an incredible amount of school spirit and always takes pride in all that she does. Katrina truly exemplifies the qualities of a leader.
Anna Salinero is a junior at FIU majoring in Environmental Engineering. She is currently the involvement chair for Sigma Kappa. She has been involved in Panther Camp as a Facilitator and now serves as its Director of Recruitment. She is also a Student Ambassador and has gone on an Alternative Break (aB) Trip to Philly where she helped the environment. Through all of her involvements she has “learned to take things as they come and enjoy the ride. Everything has truly been a blessing. All of these things are what keep me going and have guided me to become the person that I am today.”
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Jasmyn Elliott serves as the current Chapter Treasurer of Sigma Sigma Sigma, Zeta Epsilon. A social work major, she engages in many activities outside of Greek life. Jasmyn currently serves as the Recruitment Director for FIU Student Media, and contributes regularly to The Beacon as a columnist. Her voice can also be heard on WRGP Radiate FM, in which she serves as a regular guest on Public Reason, an opinion talk show. She is also scheduled to host her own student radio show in the coming fall semester. In addition, Jasmyn is actively involved in other on-campus offices and organizations, including the Victim Advocacy Center, the Women’s Center, and Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU). Furthermore, she manages a personal blog that raises awareness in the fight against sexual assault and was recently hired as a research blogger for Save A Mother, a non-profit organization that provided prenatal and neonatal healthcare for impoverished areas of India.