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Chapter Officers

Christa Opdahl


Hi! My name is Christa Opdahl and I’m from Minneapolis, MN. As President, I act as the liaison between the university, outside organizations, alumni, etc and our chapter. I lead weekly chapter meetings and weekly executive board meetings overseeing all vice presidents and directors.

Natalie Shupe

Vice President External Affairs

Hi! My name is Natalie Shupe and I’m from Westfield, Indiana. As Vice President of External Affairs, my main role is to lead conversations about improvements we can make to chapter operations within my department of Philanthropy, Panhellenic, Risk Prevention, Events and Public Relations. I strive to encourage teamwork within our department to reach goals that our chapter has set. I am so excited to serve as the VP External Affairs for the wonderful women of Epsilon Lambda!

Giselle Machado

Vice President Finance

Hi! My name is Giselle Machado and I am from Mount Olive, NJ. As VP Finance, some of my main responsibilities are creating budgets, facilitating billing for dues, keeping track of chapter revenues and any expenses, and coordinating payments with headquarters, our philanthropies, and many other organizations. I am looking forward to serving my chapter!

Sydney Sotiros

Vice President Internal Affairs

Hi everyone! My name is Sydney Sotiros and I am from Naperville, Illinois! As Vice President Internal Affairs, my job is to provide extra resources and aid for our Academics, Membership Engagement, and Ritual and History Directors. I help to maintain communication between our various internally focused directors and our President. This includes many different areas, such as helping brainstorm new sisterhood events or preparing for academic weeks. I am so grateful to be a part of this wonderful chapter and continue to watch it thrive!

Kloey Brazle

Vice President Member Development

Hi! My name is Kloey Brazle and I am from a very small town in Middle Tennessee! As Vice President of Member Development, I oversee my department that consists of New Member Experience, Senior Member Experience, and All-Member Experience. I facilitate and lead conversations about the strategy and priorities of member education within our chapter. I am so excited for my position as the VP of Member Development!

Lindsey MacDonald

Vice President Membership

Hi! My name is Lindsey MacDonald and I am from Northern Virginia. As Vice President of Membership, my main role is to plan recruitment that allows PNMs to join our chapter every year. My main goal is to grow our sisterhood and get current members as involved as possible in this process!

Amanda Bostick

Vice President Operations

Hi everyone! My name is Amanda Bostick and I am from Memphis, TN. As the Vice President of Operations, I oversee the organization of the chapter. This includes coordinating officer committees, creating and maintaining the monthly calendar, and coordinating chapter composite photos. I also oversee officer development, including training and transitions. Additionally, I serve as Kappa's record keeper. I record attendance, maintain the chapter roster, and take meeting minutes at all chapter meetings. I love this chapter and am honored to serve in this role!

Julya West

Vice President Standards

Hello! My name is Julya West, and I am from Mcminnville, Tennessee. As Vice President Standards, I am responsible for making sure Epsilon Lambda upholds Kappa’s bylaws and embodies our values. I am also here for any additional support sisters may need within or outside of Kappa Kappa Gamma!

Mackenzie Sherry

Academic Excellence Director

Hi! My name is Mackenzie Sherry and I am from Northern Virginia, about 30 minutes outside of DC. At Tennessee, I am a Business Management Major with a Minor in Technical Communications. I am so excited to serve as the Academic Excellence Director for Epsilon Lambda this year!! Through my position, I work to uphold Kappa's strong academic standards by keeping our members on track academically and working towards career success in the future. I work closely with our members to promote the importance of a proper work-life balance, particularly the prioritization of mental health in college.

Hannah Williams

All-Member Experience Director

Hey everyone! My name is Hannah Williams and I am from Alpharetta, GA. My role as the All Member Experience Director is to make sure the chapter builds close friendships among all pledge classes. By providing educational seminars and friendship building events, I will be able to make each member's experience in Kappa so special.

Ella Hollinger

COB Director

Hi! My name is Ella Hollinger and I’m from Maryland and I’m a Nursing major! Serving as the Continuous Open Bidding Director, I am responsible for informal recruitment and work under the VP of Membership. I get to meet all of the incoming PNMs and work with the active members to grow our sisterhood!

Madelyn Walsh

DEI Director

Hi! My name is Madelyn Walsh and I am from Northern Virginia, studying Biomedical Engineering. My job as DEI director is to make sure my chapter is experiencing diversity in their everyday lives and staying educated on how to be the most respectful versions of ourselves!

Ally Shadwick

Events Director

Hi! My name is Ally Shadwick and I am from Denver, Colorado. I am serving as the Event Director for 2023, so I am responsible for planning our chapter’s social events. I am also responsible for communicating with venues and completing the necessary documents and forms that are required for these events to ensure that everyone has fun while feeling safe and comfortable. I also work with our Risk Prevention Director, Abby Doak, to ensure that our events run smoothly. I am excited to plan amazing events for an amazing chapter!

Leah Dietrich

Finance Director

Hi! My name is Leah Dietrich and I am from Murfreesboro, TN! As Finance Director, I work under our VP Finance to help with managing our Kappa Kappa Gamma budget, supervising our semester dues, and helping out with any other types of organization or delegation needed within the chapter.

Yasmin Chakhman

Facilities Director

Hi, I am Yasmin! I am from Upper Saddle River NJ and will be this year’s Facilities Director. As Facilities Director, I am in charge of overseeing all things Kappa House. I manage the live-in rule, visitation policies, and enforce safety and health standards within the chapter facility. The overall goal of my position is to make the Kappa House a welcoming and safe environment for everyone!

Keira McIntyre

Member Engagement Director

Hi, I am Keira! I am from Marietta, GA and I am majoring in Speech Pathology and Audiology with a minor in business! My position entails planning sisterhood events to promote bonding with our sisters and foster a respectful and supportive sisterhood!

Riley Brennan

New Member Experience Director

Hi! My name is Riley Brennan and I am from Franklin, Massachusetts. I am so excited to be serving as this year's New Member Experience Director! In this role, I will welcome all new members joining our chapter and guide them through their first year of sorority and college life. My goal is to help our new members understand Kappa's expectations and make meaningful friendships. I am honored to have the opportunity to give back to a chapter that has given me so much. I am counting down the days until I meet you, PC ‘23!!

Caitlin Nelligan

Philanthropy Director

Hi! My name is Caitlin Nelligan and I am a Microbiology major from Chicago, Illinois. My job as Philanthropy Director is to plan, organize, and supervise all fundraising events for our local and national philanthropies. I also oversee the volunteer work of our chapter and am excited to continue our love for service and giving back to the community. I cannot wait for the upcoming events we have planned and to see all that our chapter accomplishes this year!

Shayne Gandy

Primary Recruitment Director

Hi!! My name is Shayne Gandy and I am from Huntersville, North Carolina!! Serving as this year's Primary Recruitment Director, my role is to assist our VP of Membership to plan and manage all aspects of Primary Recruitment while recruiting the new 2023 Tennessee Kappa Kappa Gamma member class. I not only have the privilege to prepare the Epsilon Lambda chapter for this upcoming Primary Recruitment, but I am beyond excited to get to meet the incoming potential new members and grow our sisterhood!!

Caroline Hall

Public Relations Director

Hi! My name is Caroline Hall and I am a Marketing major from Boca Raton, Florida. As Epsilon Lambda’s Public Relations Director, I am responsible for promoting and maintaining good public relations among our chapter. I manage all of our social media platforms and work closely with Chapter Council members to ensure relevant and timely content is shared for our sisterhood, philanthropy, and alumni events. Along with this, I educate our members about the social media guidelines and hold our chapter accountable. I am SO excited to serve as the PR Director for the Epsilon Lambda chapter!!

Abby Doak

Risk Prevention Director

Hi!! I’m Abby and I am from Charlotte, NC. I work closely with our Events Director, Ally Shadwick, to plan fun events for our chapter and to keep everyone safe!! I am looking forward to the events coming up for our chapter! So excited to be serving this chapter in this position and looking forward to our future events!!!

Nina Campanaro

Senior Member Experience Director

Hi! My name is Nina Campanaro and I'm a psychology major from Columbus, Ohio! I am currently serving as the Senior Experience Director this year. In this role, I am responsible for ensuring our seniors enjoy and feel valued during their last year as active members.

Sarah Rinaldi

T-Shirt Chairman

Hi! My name is Sarah Rinaldi and I am a Marketing major from San Antonio, Texas! As T-Shirt Chairman, I am responsible for creating, coordinating, and distributing chapter merchandise. This merchandise is for different chapter events like recruitment, big little, philanthropy events, and fun PR merch. I am beyond excited to be serving in this position!

Sophie Ahmad

Mental Health Chairman

Hi! My name is Sophie Ahmad and I’m from Kingsport, TN! As Mental Health Chairman, my main job is to help support, provide resources, and be a point of contact for anything and everything mental health! It is so important to me that all members are aware of all of the support that our chapter has to offer. I truly believe mental health is one of, if not the most important aspect to take care of as a college student. I am so excited for the upcoming year and future events!!