Sigma Kappa

Chapter Officers

Chapter Officers

Makala Nelsen

President

Makala is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Makala joined Sigma Kappa because she wanted to be a part of something bigger than herself, be involved and make a positive impact. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that it has been her home away from home; allowing her to have many opportunities with Sigma Kappa, growing so much as a person and meeting so many amazing people. What she's most excited about being President is to watch our chapter grow even more while making a positive impact and improving her leadership skills! A fun fact about Makala is that she has been to 39 out of the 50 states!

  • Major: Communications, Minoring in Spanish and Journalism
  • Email Address: nmakala@bgsu.edu
  • Phone Number: 716-969-8258

Taylor Harden

Executive Vice President

Taylor is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Taylor was apprehensive at first about going Greek since she is the first in her family to do so. The moment she walked into Sigma Kappa, she knew she was in the right place. It was nice to meet so many women who shared the same values and stood for the same causes as her. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that it has brought her some of her closest friends who she also gets to call her sisters. What she's most excited about being EVP is to bring more positive aspects to the position since it is such a serious position to hold. A fun fact about Taylor is that she learned how to ice skate at the age of 3 meaning to be a hockey player. She ended up being a competitive figure skater for 7 years instead.

  • Major: Criminal Justice, Minoring in Sociology
  • Email Address: hardent@bgsu.edu

Rachel Nicodemus

Vice President of Programming

Rachel is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2015 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Rachel joined Sigma Kappa because she felt like the girls were really down-to-earth and diverse. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is the various opportunities that this sorority has to offer. Rachel has held numerous executive council leadership positions and participated in a lot of service opportunities. She also has met countless friends and has made many relationships that will last a lifetime. What she's most excited about being VP of Programming is to plan new and creative educational programs that our sisters can actively participate in and learn from. A fun fact about Rachel is that she went to Australia with People to People Student Ambassadors and while she was there she turned 11 years old.

Brianna Farmer

Vice President of New Member Education

Brianna is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her sophomore year at BGSU. What she's most excited about being VPNME is to be able to meet and educate the new women of Theta Upsilon about what means the most to so many of us! A fun fact about Brianna is that she won best hair in high school!

  • Major: Inclusive Early Childhood Education
  • Email Address: bfarmer@bgsu.edu
  • Phone Number: 513-939-8424

Maria Smith

Vice President of Membership

Maria is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Maria joined Sigma Kappa for Sigma Kappa’s sisterhood and values that are exhibited through every woman in the sorority. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is the experiences and opportunities that she gets to share with her sisters. What she's most excited about being VP of Membership is to create a wonderful recruitment experience for the perspective women at BGSU, and she is excited to welcome some of them home! A fun fact about Maria is that she's a beekeeper and has 2 bee hives of her own!

Sam Metzger

Vice President of Alumni Relations

Sam is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2015 during her freshmen year at BGSU. What Sam is most excited about being VP of Alumni Relations is planning events that reconnect our alumni with our current active members. A fun fact about Sam is that she has been to seven parts of the Caribbean and hopes to travel to Greece and Australia.

Kinsey Zdunczyk

Vice President of Scholarship

Kinsey is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Kinsey joined Sigma Kappa because she loved the women within the sorority. What she's most excited about being VP of Scholarship is to implement a positive system to reward her sisters for studying and receiving good grades. A fun fact about Kinsey is that she's has a black belt in Karate.

Ashley Compston

Vice President of Philanthropic Services

Ashley is a freshmen and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Ashley joined Sigma Kappa because she wanted to be able to keep giving back to the community like she did in high school and to gain new friendships and experiences. What she's most excited about being VP of Philanthropic Services is to come up with new fundraisers for the chapter and to help us increase our ability to give back. A fun fact about Ashley is that she was involved in archery in high school and finished 4th in the world by her junior year.

  • Major: Medical Laboratory Science, Minoring in Biology and Public Health
  • Email Address: compsta@bgsu.edu

Lizzie Byram

Vice President of Finance

Lizzie is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Lizzie joined Sigma Kappa because she felt that everyone was down to earth and she could be herself. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that her sisters are real and kind individuals. What she loves about being VP of Finance is learning about the importance of finances and how they run the sorority. A fun fact about Lizzie is that she has read all the Harry Potter books 3 times.

Hannah Wirth

Vice President of Communications

Hannah is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Hannah joined Sigma Kappa because all of the girls were so real. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that when she comes to the house she never has to be anyone other than herself and she knows the same goes for the rest of her sisters. Hannah really enjoys being involved with Sigma Kappa and doing as much as she can to help the chapter and her sisters succeed. A fun fact about Hannah is that she has Starbucks everyday!

  • Major: Business
  • Phone Number: 740-975-1656

Maureen Lambacher

Panhellenic Delegate

Maureen is a freshman and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her freshman year at BGSU. Maureen joined Sigma Kappa because several people she knows are (or have been) involved in Greek life, and they always told her what amazing opportunities and experiences they've had by being involved. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is all of the bonds she has developed with her sisters, while experiencing all the crazy ups and downs college consists of with them. What she's most excited about being Panhellenic Delegate is to grow personally as a leader by making a positive difference in her chapter, and in the Greek community as well! A fun fact about Maureen is that she is a certified scuba diver and loves potatoes!

Brooke Murray

Social Chair

Brooke is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2015 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Brooke joined Sigma Kappa to try something new since her brother and sister were both Greek and she saw the experiences and connections they made. A fun fact about Brooke is that she went to the Winter Classic in 2014 when the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.

Laney Borchers

Public Relations Chair and Webmaster

Laney is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her junior year at BGSU. Laney joined Sigma Kappa to become even more involved on campus and to have a home away from home. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is having sisters be there for you through the good and bad times. What she's most excited about being PR Chair and Webmaster is implementing Sigma Kappa's image more into the community on and off campus. A fun fact about Laney is that she's met a sea otter, dolphin and penguin at the Georgia Aquarium!

  • Major: Digital Arts in Interactive Multimedia, Minoring in Advertising
  • Email Address: borchdm@bgsu.edu

Aubrey Rammel

Sisterhood Chair

Aubrey is a freshmen and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Aubrey joined Sigma Kappa because her aunt was a Sigma Kappa and always talked about the memories and the lifelong friendship and bonds she built. What she's most excited about being Sisterhood Chair is to help strengthen our chapter in sisterhood and friendship. A fun fact about Aubrey is that she danced in the Disney Christmas Day parade when she was in 8th grade.

Anna Rich

Continuing Membership Chair

Anna is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Anna joined Sigma Kappa because she was interested in Greek life and found that Sigma Kappa's values connect with her own values. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that Sigma Kappa has offered her some of her favorite college experiences so far while having sisters by her side through most of them. What she's most excited about being CMC is to bring new women into the chapter and have them fall in love with Sigma Kappa as much as she did. A fun fact about Anna is that she would like to go into the apparel industry with her major.

Elizabeth Coleman

Ritual Chair

Libby is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2015 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that it has helped her become the best version of herself. Sigma Kappa has given her many opportunities to be the strong leader that she has become. What she's most excited about being Ritual Chair is to assist the chapter in having a better understanding of our ritual since it is what makes Sigma Kappa as a whole special. A fun fact about Libby is that she has previously served as Panhellenic Delegate and President within Theta Upsilon.

Spencer Skelly

House Manager

Spencer is a sophmore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2016 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Spencer joined Sigma Kappa because she really connected with the girls she met through formal recruitment and it really felt like a great fit for her! Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is spending time with sisters and living in the house which is a lot of fun! What she's most excited about being House Manager is her plan to implement house dinners. A fun fact about Spencer is that she is a lifeguard.

  • Major: Travel Leisure And Event Planning, Minoring in Business
  • Email Address: sskelly@bgsu.edu
  • Phone Number: 330-280-1854

Courtney Baucher

Activities Chair

Courtney is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Spring of 2016 during her sophomore year at BGSU. Courtney joined Sigma Kappa to get out of her shell more. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is having sisters that are very accepting. What she's most excited about being Activities Chair is to be able to show parents the sisterhood of Sigma Kappa and to be able to spend a day with the chapter and meet other parents. A fun fact about Courtney is that she's in 4th year of sign language!

Natalie Kreuger

Historian

Natalie is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her junior year at BGSU. Natalie joined Sigma Kappa to be a part of something bigger than herself and to make lifelong friendships. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is having the experiences and friends that Sigma Kappa has already given her. What she's most excited about being Historian is making a super cool scrapbook! A fun fact about Natalie is that she can lick her elbow!

  • Major: Psychology, Minoring in Gerontology
  • Email Address: kreugen@bgsu.edu
  • Phone Number: 937-674-6937

Allison Sigler

Triangle Correspondent

Allison is a sophomore and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2017 during her sophomore year at BGSU. Allison joined Sigma Kappa because of how open and accepting Sigma Kappa is. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is the people she has met and the relationships she has made through Sigma Kappa. What she's most excited about being Triangle Correspondent is to be able to share our accomplishments as a chapter with other chapters and have our hard work recognized. A fun fact about Allison is that she's a licensed motorcycle driver.

Maddy Knapp

Apparel Chair

Maddy is a junior and joined Sigma Kappa in the Fall of 2015 during her freshmen year at BGSU. Her favorite things about Sigma Kappa is that it has made her a strong leader and overall more confident person. What she's most excited about being Apparel Chair is that she can ensure that Theta Upsilon will always look amazing!