2015-2016 Executive Board

‌RHA President: ‌Claire Davison

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hokah, MN
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Law, Politics, and Society
Fun fact: I had a summer internship here in Des Moines managing a string quartet!

Vice President: Desmond McCubbin

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fort Dodge, IA
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Business Studies, LEAD concentration
Fun fact: I’ve run a half-marathon.

Secretary: Jessica Kerbyson

Finance Chair: Andy Hamilton

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Maple Grove, MN
Current hall: Jewett
Major: Actuarial Science & Marketing
Fun fact: Frosted Flakes is my
favorite cereal.

Campus Communications Coordinator: Kylee Bateman

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Advertising & Graphic Design
Fun fact: I can’t help but floss my teeth every night!

National Communications Coordinator: Alex Maciejewski

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Schaumburg, IL
Current hall: Jewett
Major: Pre-Pharmacy, LEAD concentration
Fun fact: I speak, write, and read in fluent Polish.

Co-publicity: Emily Lambie

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grayslake, IL
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Advertising, Music minor
Fun fact: I am originally from California.

Co-publicity: Sandra Gonzalez

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Entrepreneurial Management
Fun fact: My favorite animal is a pig.

Service Chair: Alexandra Klein

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Liberty, MO
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: International Business & Int’l Relations, Economics minor
Fun fact: I am a vegetarian because well, meat sucks!

Environmental Chair: David Pollina

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Geneva, IL
Current hall: Ross
Major: Public Relations
Fun fact: I am adopted from
South Korea.

Wellness Chair: Kaitlin Brueggen

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Salem, WI
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Pre-Pharmacy, LEAD concentration
Fun fact: I performed in a marching band in the pre-electric parade in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.

Historian: Noah Farrell

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Streator, IL
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Data Analytics
Fun fact: I am a legally ordained minister; I can do your wedding!

Senior Floor Representative: Rebecca Cohen

Year: Junior
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Current hall: GK 2nd floor R.A.
Major: Marketing & Finance, IS concentration
Fun fact: I have broken my foot twice falling down the stairs, and a third time on stair steppers

NRHH President: Damion Miller

Year: Senior
Hometown: Boston, MA
Current hall: Jewett
Major: Sociology & Critical
Education Studies
Fun fact: This is my fourth year serving on RHA.

FYE Representative: Jonathan Caracci

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Johnston, IA
Current hall: Morehouse
Major: Business Studies
Fun fact: I have never been in a plane, been out of the U.S., or seen the ocean!

UCE Representative: Sterling Coleman-Selby

Year: Junior
Hometown: Edwardsville, IL
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: LPS major, Psychology minor
Fun fact: I have played classical piano for 15 years.

Hall Presidents:

Carpenter Hall

Audrey Byerley
Year: First-year
Hometown: Overland Park, KS
Current hall: Carpenter
Major: LPS & Journalism
Fun fact: I was on dance team in high school and I was on competition team for 8 years.

Crawford Hall

Austin Christensen
Year: First-year
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Current hall: Crawford
Major: Actuarial Science
Fun fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under a minute.

Goodwin-Kirk Hall

Colin Muehleisen
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Current hall: Goodwin-Kirk
Major: Public Relations & Advertising
Fun fact: I play lead guitar in a rock band back home.

Herriott Hall

Gus Swanson

Jewett Hall

Joshua Pratt-Thatcher
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bloomington, MN
Current hall: Jewett
Major: LPS & Philosophy
Fun fact: I am a transfer student.

Morehouse Hall

Elena Hildebrandt
Year: First-year
Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Current hall: Morehouse
Major: International Relations & Economics
Fun fact: I have a slight addiction to coffee and cannot survive without at least 3 cups a day.

Ross Hall

Xavier McNeil

Stalnaker Hall

Kailey Gray
Year: First-year
Hometown: Reeds Spring, MO
Current hall: Stalnaker
Major: Law, Politics, and Society
Fun fact: I can’t whistle.


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