National Executive Board

National 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.

National Vice-President

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.

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: N/A
 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.

President-Elect

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: Lambda, Rho, Alpha Phi, Beta Gamma, Beta Mu
 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.

Recording Secretary

Name: Courtney Walters  Courtney Walters
Address: North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 910-736-2915
Email: cbwalte2@ncsu.edu
Liaison Chapters: Mu, Alpha Theta, Alpha Kappa, Alpha Pi, Alpha Sigma
 About Courtney:
Courtney Walters is currently a full-time doctoral student and teaching assistant in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) Counselor Education program at North Carolina State University.. She was previously a Student Academic Support Coordinator in the Center for Student Success at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, where she served as the primary advisor for the Beta Lambda chapter from 2012-2016. Courtney thoroughly enjoys working with the students involved with this organization and is honored to be a member of the National Board.

Treasurer

Name: Dinna Edgell  Dinna Edgell
Address: PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Phone: 910-521-6625
Email: dinna.edgell@uncp.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
 About Dinna:
Dinna Edgell is an Academic Advisor in the Center for Student Success at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She has been a co-advisor for Beta Lambda Chapter since 2013, and is honored to serve on the National Executive Board. She finds that working and providing guidance to the second-year students who are navigating their way to become good leaders, and seeing them become involved on campus and the community is very rewarding.

Communications Coordinator/

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: Lambda, Rho, Alpha Phi, Beta Gamma, Beta Mu
 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 (Bylaws)

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.

Advisor (Rituals)

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.

Advisor (Scholarships)

Name: Ryan Upshaw  Ryan Upshaw
Address: The University of Mississippi
214 Brevard Hall
Oxford, MS 38677
Phone: 662-915-7007
Email: rlupshaw@olemiss.edu
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 at Large

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 at Large

Name: Becki Leonard
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Liaison Chapters: Zeta
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Advisor at Large

Name: Vinnie Birkenmeyer
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Liaison Chapters: Alpha Iota
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Student Representative

Name: Reese Dunne
Address:
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Email: rd1009@msstate.edu
Liaison Chapters: N/A
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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.