President | Jamie Teixeira
Email: jamtex at ksu dot edu
Other activities: Writing Center Tutor, Collegian Editor and Writer, K-State Tap Dance Ensemble, Honor Council, KanDance, English Ambassador, dance teacher/choreographer. When I'm not busy doing all of this I am an avid reader who likes to bake, watch Netflix, and cuddle with my kitten!
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): J.K. Rowling, Wendy Higgins, Juliet Marillier, Children's Literature, Fantasy, Fiction
Future plans: Attend Hogwarts, or maybe be a children's literature publisher or English literature professor.
Vice President | Susan Elder
Email: selder at ksu dot edu
Hometown: Valley Center
Other activities: Club Volleyball, History Major, Baker and Barista at Bluestem, painter and writer
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): Dandelion Wine, by Ray Bradbury; Travels with Charlie, by John Steinbeck
Future plans: Run a marathon, write a book, drive a motorcycle, travel the world . . . and maybe teach English literature along the way
Treasurer | William Yeager
Email:williamy at ksu dot edu
Other activities: Tennis, drawing, and computers
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck; Into the Wild, by Jon Krakaur
Future plans: TBD
Secretary | Dustin Vann
Email: dlvann at ksu dot edu
Hometown: Junction City
Other activities: Writing, reading, binge-watching TV shows
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Great Gatsby, Gone Girl, Harry Potter, Fangirl
Future plans: Become a novelist and/or write for film/television
Public Relations Chair| Rachel Nyhart
Email: rnyhart at ksu dot edu
Other activities: Being outside, camping, running, and playing the ukulele
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): I'm currently reading The Hobbit for the first time!
Future plans: To change the plural form of Moose to Meese, Long term I'd like to get into non-profit work
Public Relations Chair| Catherine Strayhall
Email: catstray25 at ksu dot edu
Other activities: Reading, writing, intramural sports, poetry club, sign club
Favorite book(s)/Author(s): J.K. Rowling, John Green, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ann Brashares, Susane Colasanti, Suzanne Collins, Lauren Oliver
Future plans: Working in writing or publishing.
Faculty Sponsor \ Dr. Naomi Wood
Email: njwood at ksu dot edu
Hometown: Chicago, IL, and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Other activities: Kayaking, hiking, reading, music, baking.
Favorite book(s): I love anything by Charles Dickens, most of William Makepeace Thackeray, Wilkie Collins, Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen. More contemporary writers I love include Margaret Atwood, Barbara Kingsolver, Ursula K. LeGuin, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Joan Aiken . . . and more.
Future plans: Continue to build our chapter, see English majors find their vocation, perfect homemade sourdough technique.
Questions? Check out the Sigma Tau Delta International Constitution.