Volunteer Engagement

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I’ve been fortunate to have had experiences that granted the opportunity to grow into a better person and professional. Improving the lives of others and the condition of the world around me is why volunteering plays a critical role in my life.

Current and former volunteer associations and roles include:

  • Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity Housing Corporation Board of Directors
    • Focused on strategy and policy in support of the Executive Director as she and her team focus on the mission of providing safe, attractive, and competitive housing for her members. 501(c)(7) organization. 2019 – Present
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Civil Engineering Advisory Board
    • One of a handful of women and youngest member on the board, which is focused on educating students toward graduate readiness so they can contribute immediately in professional and academic worlds; 2015 – Present
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Women’s Impact Network (WIN)
    • Impact Committee Member; A group of alumnae, faculty, staff, and friends of WPI dedicated to improving the opportunities for women via “venture capital-like” philanthropy; 2017 – 2019
  • Let’s Get Ready
    • Volunteer Professional Mentor to help first generation and low income students realize their dreams of successfully earning admittance to and graduating from college; 2015 – 2019
  • Alpha Gamma Delta 2008-Present (transitioned to Fraternity Housing Corporation in 2019; see above)
    • International Philanthropy Committee Member – promote service locally and internationally (in USA and Canada) to help serve our philanthropic cause of fighting hunger. 2018 – 2019
    • Regional Collegiate Coordinator for newly established chapters at Coe College and Kansas State University 2017 – 2018
    • Province Director for Kansas State (Epsilon Chi Chapter), 2015 – 2017
    • Province Director for Coe College (Pi Chapter), 2017
    • Work Group for Undergraduate Education and Programming Experiences, 2017
    • Work Group for Alumnae Engagement as part of the Education Committee, 2015 – 2016
    • Province Director for extension of a new chapter in New England, 2015
    • Collegiate Advisor for Vice President Operations and Philanthropy and Alumnae Relations Coordinators at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Zeta Zeta Chapter), 2008 – 2016
    • Alumnae Club President, Vice President, Junior Circle Co-President, and International Reunion Day Chair, 2009 – 2016
  • FIRST Robotics local high school robotics competitions; Judge at Reading (MA) Regional, several years volunteering at WPI Districts as a Queuer and at WPI’s BattleCry as a Judge
    • “Veteran Judge” focused on interacting with high school students who built their robots to learn more about their design process, unique attributes, strategy, and outreach
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute Young Alumni Giving Committee, provide insight and feedback on campaigns for Annual Fund and other fundraising efforts, 2014-2015
  • Jimmy Fund Boston Marathon 3-time walker, raising ~$7,500 in funds to fight cancer and support patients and families, 2009, 2014, 2015
  • Junior League of Worcester, 2010-2011
  • Massachusetts’ Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, Sub Committee Member, 2010