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K-State Today

May 15, 2015



Union Program Council's Executive Board gains new members

By Arthur White

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The newly selected members of Kansas State University's Union Program Council's 2015-2016 Executive Board for the K-State Student Union have the opportunity to leave their mark on campus. These student leaders will plan more than 150 events for the next school year. The Union Program Council is responsible for organizing events in the Union and around campus. Funded by student privilege fees, the council provides social, cultural, educational and recreational activities.

The Executive Board leads committees made up of student volunteers, who help plan a variety of events that entertain and enlighten the campus. For the board selection process, candidates underwent an application and interview process.

The following are members of 2015-2016 Union Program Council Executive Board:

Conner Seitz, sophomore in milling science, Arkansas City, Music Committee co-chair; Kaitlin Flores, sophomore in pre-psychology, Cimarron, Forums Committee co-chair; Jeremy Cline, senior in management, entrepreneurship and operations and supply chain management, Derby; and Mandy Simons, junior in hospitality management, Girard, Multicultural Committee co-chair.

From Greater Kansas City: Brianna Chatmon, junior in legal communications, Kansas City, Forums Committee co-chair; Laura Apel, sophomore in hospitality management, Lenexa, Films Committee co-chair; Zachary Bailey, senior in entrepreneurship, Overland Park, Campus Entertainment Committee co-chair; Abigail Krstulic, junior in hospitality management, Overland Park, Arts Committee co-chair; Megan Varhola, senior in business administration, Overland Park, president; and Meghan Haun, sophomore in public relations, Shawnee, After Hours Committee co-chair.

Rachael Herter, sophomore in pre-advertising, Larned, After Hours Committee co-chair; Alex Lessard, sophomore in public relations, Larned, vice president for promotions; Laura Blaine, junior in hospitality management, Louisburg, vice president for operations; Kayla Shore, sophomore in nutrition, Topeka, After Hours Committee co-chair; Lauren Rockhold, sophomore in nutrition, Uniontown, After Hours Committee co-chair.

From Wichita: Dakota Dawson, sophomore in human resource management, vice president for membership; Hannah Vu, sophomore in public relations, Community Committee co-chair; Lauren Sokolosky, junior in family studies, Campus Outreach Committee co-chair; and Courtney Nance, sophomore in public relations, Music Committee co-chair.

From out of state: Molly Young, sophomore in business management, Denver, Colorado, Community Committee co-chair; Charlsie Fowler, sophomore in apparel design, Englewood, Colorado, Arts Committee co-chair; Caleb Fenn, sophomore in business management, Lafayette, Colorado, Music Committee co-chair; Daniel Cain, sophomore in marketing, Indianapolis, Indiana, Films Committee co-chair; Breanne Lombard, sophomore in marketing, Northwood, Iowa, Arts Committee co-chair; Cody Watson, a sophomore in business management, Branson, Missouri, After Hours Committee co-chair; and Cecilia George, sophomore in marketing, Lincoln, Nebraska, Campus Outreach Committee co-chair.

Read more information about the Union Program Council and its events or call the 785-532-6571.