National Executive Board

National President

Name: Tyler Henson Tyler Henson
Address: Middle Tennessee State University
Student Services and Admissions Center 240
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: 615-584-4970
Email: tyler.henson@mtsu.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About Tyler:
Dr. Tyler Henson is the Director of the MT One Stop at Middle Tennessee State University.  He become involved with Lambda Sigma as chapter advisor to Beta Delta shortly after beginning his professional career in 2008.  From there he was invited to join the National Executive Board as an Advisor at Large before taking on the roles of Communication Coordinator and Conference and Meeting Coordinator.  He has enjoyed working with Lambda Sigma at multiple levels and looks forward to helping the organization strengthen and grow.

Vice-President

Name: Cheryl Finlay  Cheryl Finlay
Address: University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-401-1774
Email: cfinlay@pitt.edu
Liaison Chapters: Eta, Alpha Gamma, Alpha Eta, Alpha Tau, Beta Epsilon
 About Cheryl:
Cheryl Finlay is Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance at the University of Pittsburgh. She has been serving as advisor to the Alpha Chapter since 2012. Cheryl was a member of CWEN’s at her alma mater, Thiel College. She is honored to serve Lambda Sigma on the National Board.

Executive Secretary

Name: Neal Edman  Neal Edman
Address: 2509 North Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16105
Phone: 724-813-6462
Email: neal51@verizon.net
Liaison Chapters: Alpha Phi, Beta Gamma
 About Neal:
Dr. Neal Edman is the former Vice President of Student Affairs at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He became involved with Lambda Sigma as the College’s Lambda chapter co-advisor in 1998. He was elected to the National Board in 2004. Neal is extremely proud that Lambda Sigma is one of the few honor societies in America that places such great emphasis on service to our communities. Giving to society is a gift that is truly reciprocal and one that we hold dear to our mission.

Past President

Name: John Hauser  John Hauser
Address: 58 Eagle Street
Greenville, PA 16125
Phone: 724-456-4066
Email: jhauser@thiel.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About John:
John Hauser is the retired executive director of development at Thiel College in Greenville PA and now serves as a fundraising consultant for not-for-profits. He became an advisor for Lambda Sigma when the Thiel Chapter was installed in 1977 and has served as an advisor to both the Thiel and University of Pittsburgh chapters. He joined the national board in 1999 and served as ritual advisor and vice president. John has seen, first-hand, how Lambda Sigma provides opportunities for leadership and service for its members that have been used not only during their college careers but in their adult lives.

Recording Secretary

Name: Megan Adukaitis Megan Adukaitis
Address: Alvernia University
400 St. Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610-796-8225
Email: megan.adukaitis@alvernia.edu
Liaison Chapters: Epsilon, Alpha Lambda, Alpha Mu, Beta Lambda, Beta Pi
 About Megan:
Megan Adukaitis is the Director of Career Development at Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania. She has been the advisor of the Beta Mu chapter since 2010, when the inaugural chapter was inducted at Alvernia. Serving as the advisor to the Beta Mu chapter has been exciting for Megan and she has enjoyed working with sophomores and helping them develop into campus leaders. She feels that Lambda Sigma provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable skills as they work together to connect service and scholarship. She is honored to be a member of the National Board.

Treasurer

Name: Becki Leonard  Becki Leonard
Address:
125 Reed Union Building
471 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563
Phone: 814-898-6164
Email: rkl5120@psu.edu
Liaison Chapters: Lambda, Rho, Beta Mu
 About Becki:
Becki is an Academic Adviser in the Academic and Career Planning Center at Penn State Behrend.  She works primarily with first- and second-year students who are exploring majors.  She has been a co-advisor for Behrend’s Alpha Eta chapter of Lambda Sigma since 2018 and proudly assumed the Advisor at Large position on the National Board in 2019.  Seeing students develop their leadership skills and find meaning through their experiences is what makes working with Lambda Sigma so rewarding for her.

Communications Coordinator

Name: Amy Fountain  Amy Fountain
Address: PO Box PF
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662-325-8938
Email: afountain@comm.msstate.edu
Liaison Chapters: Iota, Chi, Omega, Alpha Delta, Beta Xi
 About Amy:
Amy Bowie Fountain is an instructor in the Department of Communications at Mississippi State University. She is honored to join the board and to be a part of Lambda Sigma at the national level. She has been serving as advisor to the Alpha Iota chapter since 2000 and enjoys seeing the student leaders develop through their membership in Lambda Sigma. She believes strongly that the lessons students learn through service and involvement in the community are as valuable as those they learn in the classroom. She is proud to be part of an organization that facilitates and nurtures those opportunities.

Conference and Meeting Coordinator

Name: Tyler Henson  Tyler Henson
Address: Middle Tennessee State University
Student Services and Admissions Center 240
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: 615-584-4970
Email: tyler.henson@mtsu.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About Tyler:
Dr. Tyler Henson is the Director of the MT One Stop at Middle Tennessee State University.  He become involved with Lambda Sigma as chapter advisor to Beta Delta shortly after beginning his professional career in 2008.  From there he was invited to join the National Executive Board as an Advisor at Large before taking on the roles of Communication Coordinator and Conference and Meeting Coordinator.  He has enjoyed working with Lambda Sigma at multiple levels and looks forward to helping the organization strengthen and grow.

Advisor (Scholarships)

Name: Ryan Upshaw  Ryan Upshaw
Address: P.O. Box 4940
Jackson, MS 39296
Phone: 601-939-8611
Email: ryanupshaw10@gmail.com
Liaison Chapters: Alpha Omega, Beta Eta, Beta Omicron, Beta Zeta, Beta Kappa
 About Ryan:
Ryan Upshaw is Assistant Dean for Student Services at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS. He was inducted into the Iota Chapter of Lambda Sigma in 2003, and became advisor to the Iota Chapter in 2015. Ryan enjoys working with outstanding undergraduate students who are committed to service early in their college careers and is excited to give back to the society by serving on the National Board.

Advisor (Rituals)

Name: Terri Mando  Terri Mando
Address: 125 Reed Union Building
4701 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563
Phone: 814-898-6164
Email: tbm10@psu.edu
Liaison Chapters: Alpha, Omicron, Pi, Beta Delta, Alpha Psi, Alpha Zeta
 About Terri:
Terri Mando is the Director of Advising in the Academic & Career Planning Center at Penn State Behrend. She has been an advisor for the Alpha Eta Chapter since 2006. She has been on the National Board since 2012, and currently coordinates the scholarship program for Lambda Sigma. Terri believes in the importance of serving and giving back to the community.

Advisor (By-Laws)

Name: Vinnie Birkenmeyer  Vinnie Birkenmeyer
Address: 861 Bedford Road
Elm Hall 132
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-597-8780
Email: vbirkenmeyer@pace.edu
Liaison Chapters: Mu, Alpha Theta, Alpha Kappa, Alpha Pi, Alpha Sigma
 About Vinnie:
Vinnie Birkenmeyer is the Associate Director for Residential Life and Housing at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York. His love for Lambda Sigma began as chapter President of the Pace-Pleasantville chapter in 2008 and has served as the advisor for the chapter since starting to work at Pace in 2012. Vinnie believes that Lambda Sigma is an amazing opportunity for students to give back to their community and learn leadership skills during the very critical, second year of their college experience. 

Advisor At-Large

Name: LaTonya Robinson-Kanonu  
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Email: latonya.d.robinson-kanonu@jsums.edu
Liaison Chapters: Alpha Iota
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Advisor At-Large

Name: Mark Shotwell  
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Email: mark.shotwell@sru.edu
Liaison Chapters: Zeta
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Student Representative

Name: Reese Dunne  Reese Dunne
Address:  
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Email: rd1009@msstate.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About Reese:
Reese Dunne is a current student at Mississippi State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Mathematics. Reese is a track and field/cross country athlete at Mississippi State and a member of the MSU State Singers Chamber Choir. He is deeply passionate about community service, especially serving in his hometown of Starkville, Mississippi. As the student representative to the National Board, Reese looks forward to sharing his ideas and passion for service with the other Lambda Sigma presidents and the members of the Alpha Iota Chapter.

Student Representative

Name: Cailin Sims  Cailin Sims
Address: PO Box 1020
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 228-218-4147
Email: cs2860@msstate.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About Cailin:
Cailin Sims is a Mississippi State University Mathematics major, English major, and Spanish minor. She enjoys exploring new ideas and hopes to one day inspire students to think new thoughts as a university professor. She is honored to be a part of Lambda Sigma and to be serving her peers as a student representative to the National Executive Board.