Source: Kaitlin Myers, kmyers23@k-state.edu
Website:http://www.k-state.edu/greek/
Hometown connection: Andale, Andover, Hutchinson, Lenexa, Maize, Oberlin, Olathe, Overland Park and Welda, Kan.; and Phoenix, Ariz.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

New leaders set for panhellenic, interfraternity councils

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Greek leadership boards have new officers for 2013.

The executive boards of the Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council are elected annually and work with Kansas State University's office of Greek affairs to oversee the 13 sorority chapters and 26 fraternity chapters that make up the university's Greek system. The office of Greek affairs includes three staff members and two graduate students who help advise the university's Greek chapters.

New officers of the Panhellenic and Interfraternity councils and their Greek affiliations include:

Jake Sankey, sophomore in business administration, Andale, vice president of the Interfraternity Council and member of Lambda Chi Alpha; Paul Lewis, sophomore in food science and industry, Andover, director of public relations for the Interfraternity Council and a member of FarmHouse.

From Greater Kansas City: Sydney Sewell, senior in mass communications, Lenexa, vice president and director of judicial affairs for the Panhellenic Council and member of Chi Omega; Nicole Wasserman, sophomore in business administration, Lenexa, director of recruitment internal for the Panhellenic Council and member of Chi Omega; Kent Balkenbusch, junior in geography, Olathe, president of the Interfraternity Council and member of Delta Upsilon; Brian Grant, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Overland Park, director of risk management for the Interfraternity Council and member of Sigma Phi Epsilon; Mary Beth Gottsch, junior in marketing, Overland Park, director of community and internal relations for the Panhellenic Council and member of Chi Omega; Emily Relph, senior in agribusiness, Overland Park, director of risk management for the Panhellenic Council and member of Alpha Delta Pi; and Sarah Smith, junior in family studies and human services, Overland Park, president of the Panhellenic Council and member of Zeta Tau Alpha.

Ryan Schmidt, sophomore in accounting, Hutchinson, director of community and international relations for the Interfraternity Council and member of FarmHouse; Hannah Henning, junior in mass communications, Maize, director of public relations for the Panhellenic Council and member of Kappa Alpha Theta; Jared Marcuson, senior in pre-professional secondary education, Oberlin, director of recruitment for the Interfraternity Council and member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon; and Kurt Yoder, junior in civil engineering, Welda, director of judicial affairs for the Interfraternity Council and member of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

From out of state: Liz Lawless, junior in accounting, Phoenix, Ariz., director of continuous open bidding and retention for the Panhellenic Council and member of Sigma Kappa.