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Chapter Officers

Chapter Officers

Erin O'Reilly

President

Hi! I’m Erin, and I am originally from Wayne, Nebraska. I am currently a sophomore human biology major for pre-optometry. I also have minors in Spanish and chemistry. Along with Alpha Xi Delta, I am in pre-professional club, Spanish club, and apart of state-a-thon here at SDSU. I chose to go through recruitment my freshman year because of my family. Through recruitment I truly felt at home with the girls I talked to from AXID. Everyday I continue to fall in love with everything we stand for and enjoy going to sisterhoods, socials, formals, and volunteering with my best friends! I will forever be grateful for the Alpha Xi Delta Epsilon Eta Chapter. TFJ.

Coral Skiles

Chapter Life Vice President

Hi! I am Coral Skiles a junior microbiology major. I am from Sioux Falls, South Dakota and I love AXID!

JJ Strain

Finance and Operations Vice President

I am a psychology major minoring in pre-law from McCook Lake, South Dakota. I love AXiD because it was a home away from home. I have met some of my absolute best friends that I know I will have for a lifetime. I love being involved and being around so many amazing people!

Kayla Washington

Member Development Vice President

Hello! I am Kayla Washington a junior human biology, pre-med student. I am from northeast Iowa and will be serving as the membership development vice president for the upcoming year! I am so excited to continue to serve on the executive board and am looking forward to all the fun things that we have planned! Alpha Xi Delta has given me so many amazing opportunities and even better friends; AXiD has truly become my home away from home and it seems crazy that I only have a year left with this incredible chapter. Cheers to the best year yet! TFJ

Madison Fitch

Membership Vice President

Hi! My name is Maddie, and I am thrilled to serve the Epsilon Eta chapter as Membership Vice President in 2022. I have realized my potential in many ways through Alpha Xi Delta and it is my hope to encourage others to realize theirs! I am a junior Nursing student from Rapid City, SD. Along with serving as MVP, I am actively involved in the Fishback Honors College, Oasis Student Ministry and currently serve as a Student Ex-Officio on the SDSU Council of Trustees. I enjoy spending time hiking, fly-fishing, working out, and getting ice cream with my sisters! TFJ!

Katie Milbrandt

Communications Vice President

Hello, I’m Katie Milbrandt! I am from Hudson, Wisconsin and an architecture major. Outside of AXiD I am an ambassador for a mental health company called “You Are Co.”. I also love to work-out and stay active. I love Alpha Xi Delta because it allowed me to break out of my shell and create life-long friendships. It has given me opportunities for leadership as well as personal development and it has definitely was the best choice I’ve made in my life this far!

Sydney Hoffman

Philanthropy Vice President

Hello! My name is Sydney Hoffman, and I'm a nursing student from Bridgewater, SD planning to graduate in May 2023. Along with my Nursing major, I am minoring in Nutrition and Gerontology. I decided to join AXID my sophomore year because I wanted more leadership and community service experiences, so I am so excited to fulfill my duties as the Philanthropy Vice President! When I'm not planning community service opportunities, studying, or working, you can catch me cooking, drinking coffee, or napping.

Rachel Savage

Panhellenic Delegate

Hello! My name is Rachel Savage, I am from St.Paul, Minnesota. I am junior studying Ecology and Environmental Science with minor in botany. I am currently serving as the panhellenic delegate and excited for what this year brings! Alpha Xi Delta has given me my best friends and amazing experiences. I am also involved in State a Thon and SDSU Botanical Society.

Nicole Ball

Campus Activities Director

Hello! I’m Nicole Ball, a sophomore from Sioux Center, Iowa. I am a Family and Consumer Science Education major. Aside from Alpha Xi Delta, I am also involved in AAFCS/FCCLA Alumni and Associates as the Vice President, a Moral Captain for State A Thon and a Community Assistant in Brown Hall. Alpha Xi Delta has helped me grow as a person, and in return I am excited to see it grow this upcoming year!

Emily Cole

Chapter Events Director

Hello, My name is Emily Cole. I grew up in Battle Lake, Minnesota. I am a Junior, Majoring, in Dairy Manufacturing and minoring in Food Safety and Management. I dedicate most of my college hours in Alfred Dairy Science Hall, where I have almost all my classes in addition to working in research and development at the Institute for Dairy Ingredient Processing. When I am not spending my hours there I am typically spending it with another Alpha Xi. Being part of Alpha Xi Delta is something I would encourage everyone to do! You learn to work as a team, you find out your strengths, and you will see what women supporting women can look like first hand! I can't wait to see the impacts each and every sister will make this year! TFJ, Emily

Kate Little

Foundation Support Director

Hi, my name is Kate! I am from Omaha, Nebraska and am a Pre-Nursing major with a Spanish minor. This year, I am Foundation Support Director along with Greek Week and Homecoming chairs. Outside of AXID I am involved in Human Development club and Family Studies Club.

Kaia Heilman

Sisterhood Director

Hey! My name is Kaia Heilman, a freshman from Miller, South Dakota. I am a Nursing major with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. Currently, I am serving as the Sisterhood Director. I am also involved in the Student Nurses Association and State a Thon. Alpha Xi Delta has helped me to meet so many amazing girls and have lifelong sisters! I’m so excited to see where this chapter can lead me in the future! TFJ Forever and Always

Lydia Driesen

Administration Director

Hi, my name is Lydia Driesen. I am a freshman and majoring in nursing. I am from Sioux Center, IA. Some things I like to do are listening to mystery podcasts, reading, baking, and being around my family and friends. I originally joined AXID because I liked their philanthropy and morals. I already have made many memories with my sisters and can’t wait for more.

Whitney Jackson

Finance Director

Hi, my name is Whitney Jackson and I’m a Nursing major from Mankato, MN. This year I will be the Finance Director for the Epsilon Eta Chapter! I’m so excited to see our chapter grow and develop throughout the year at SDSU. I’m so incredibly proud to be apart of this great organization!!

Rachel Zook

Academic Achievement Director and Member at Large

Hi! I’m Rachel Zook and I am a junior from Omaha, Nebraska majoring in Civil Engineering. For 2022, I am serving as the Academic Achievement Director for Alpha Xi Delta! At SDSU, I am involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers, concrete canoe, Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, Oasis College Ministry, and intramurals. When I’m not in Crothers Engineering Hall, you can find me cheering on the Jacks at any athletic event, enjoying ice cream at the Dairy Bar, or happily walking around campus giving a tour to prospective students! I am grateful for all the experiences I have had at SDSU, including being a member of Alpha Xi!

Sami Nordmann

New Member Orientation Director

Hello! My name is Sami Nordmann and I am from Lennox, SD. I am a junior agriculture leadership major here at SDSU with a minor in psychology. Aside from serving as the New Member Orientation Director, I also serve as the Vice President of Recruitment for the College Panhellenic Association. I am involved in State-a-thon, Pinky Swear PACK club, Little International, intramurals, and Oasis. I love being apart of this amazing sorority because of all the life-long friendships I have gained and wonderful opportunities I have had.

Molly Crawford

Programming Director

Hi, my name is Molly Crawford and I'm from Danville, Kentucky! I am a freshman majoring in Early Childhood Education. I am involved in the swing dancing club and I volunteer at Grace Point twice a week. I joined AXID because I was looking for a community on campus that has the same values as I do. I have always been looking for a way to be put in leadership roles and to be a great influence and leader for the people around me. I wouldn't be the person I am today if I hadn't joined! I have made great friendships that will last a life time and always have someone to hang out with!

Victoria White

Ritual and Fraternity Appreciation Director

Hi! My name is Victoria White and I am a junior Consumer Affairs major from Omaha, NE. I am so excited to be the Ritual and Fraternity Appreciation Director this year. I absolutely love being in Alpha Xi Delta and I can’t wait for all the future adventures to come. TFJ <3

Hanna Robinson

COB Director

Hi! My name is Hanna Robinson and I am a sophomore from Fulton, SD. I am majoring in mathematics with a minor in biology. I am this year’s COB Director. Alpha Xi Delta has given me so many opportunities along with lifelong friendships and I look forward to sharing my love for the chapter with others. TFJ!

Grace Lentz

Recruitment Data Director

Hi! My name is Grace Lentz and I am a sophomore here at South Dakota State University. I am from Mitchell, South Dakota and I am majoring in Business Economics. I am currently serving as the Recruitment Data Director and Chaplain of Alpha Xi Delta. I am living in Xi house this year and I have made some of my best friends within this chapter. In my free time, I like having game nights with friends, watching Netflix, attending Oasis, and baking. I am so excited to see what is to come this year! TFJ forever!

Talley Sparling

Recruitment Events Director

Hello, my name is Talley Sparling! I am from Northville, SD and am currently a sophomore. I am majoring in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Human Development. In the future, I plan on getting my masters in Speech Pathology. I am the recruitment events director and beyond excited for recruitment of 2022! I am excited to have a normal (so far) recruitment for this year and hoping all goes well to do so! Being in Alpha Xi Delta has been so important to me and has made me realized my potential. Joining this chapter has been the best college decision I have made!

Cassidy Ross

Recruitment 365 Director

Hi! I’m Cassidy Ross and I’m from Sioux Falls, SD. I am a sophomore majoring in Pharmacy. In my free time I love to do arts and crafts and watch horror movies. I joined AXID to further my college experience and meet new people. Joining AXID has completely brought me out of my shell and I couldn’t be happier!

Olivia Kerrigan

Alumnae Relations Director

Hi, my name is Olivia Kerrigan and I am a junior majoring in ag business and minoring in Spanish. I fell in love with AXID when I joined my freshman year. I met the best girls and have made the most special memories. In the past, I have served as other positions in Alpha Xi, but this year I am excited to serve as Alumna Director and get know all the women who knew AXID before me.

Megan Linke

Campus Relations Director

Hi! I’m Megan Linke, a sophomore from Woonsocket, SD. I am double majoring in Community & Public Health as well as Agricultural Leadership. In 2022, I will serve as the Campus Relations Director for our chapter! Aside from AXiD, I am also involved in the Hobo Day Committee, Collegiate Farm Bureau, State-A-Thon, Little International, and some intramurals. In my free time, I like to spend time with friends and family, travel if I can, watch movies, or scrapbook.

Erika Schenk

Electronic Communications Director

Hi, my name is Erika Schenk, a freshman from Mission Hill, SD. I am majoring in Agriculture Communications with a minor in Animal Science. Outside of AXiD I am a South Dakota Pork Ambassador for 2022 and am involved in swine club on campus. I am very excited for the year ahead as the electronic communications director. As always, TFJ!

Abigail Nielsen

External Marketing Director

Hello! My name is Abigail Nielsen but usually go by Abbey. I am from Hartford, SD, and am majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Advertising and Dance. Outside of the sorority, I like to keep busy. I am heavily involved with the dance department being in shows and choreographing. I work on the Collegian as a layout designer and write articles every now and then. I also participate in theater and help out where I can. I am so excited to serve as External Marketing Director and Graphic Design chair this year!

Kaley Ferguson

Parent Relations Director

Hi! My name is Kaley Ferguson and I am the Parent Relations Director of Epsilon Eta for 2022. I am a Human Development and Family Studies major from Omaha, NE. Outside of the sorority I work for the after-school program in Brookings to gain experience for my future career. I also enjoy hanging out with friends, baking, fishing, and traveling. I am excited to see what our chapter has in store for this year!

Diana Johnson

Community Service Director

Hello! My name is Diana Johnson and I am the Community Service Director for the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta! I am in my third semester of nursing school, and love to stay involved in all things volunteering. This is my second year serving on both the Philanthropy council and on the executive board for State A Thon, an organization fundraising for CMN hospitals like the Sanford Castle in Sioux Falls, SD. I also sing in the SDSU Concert Choir and enjoy spending time at the Briggs Library and Miller Wellness Center! I look forward to overseeing our chapter's community service involvement this year and encouraging the philanthropic endeavors of each of my sisters!

Kaitlin Lingbeek

External Philanthropy Director

Hello! My name is Kaitlin Lingbeek. I am a sophomore animal science student from Marshall, MN. In the future I hope to do something relating to animal nutrition :). I love helping others and can’t wait to see where the philanthropy goes this year!!! In my free time I love to do cardio, spend time with my dog and watch Impractical Jokers!

Deirdre Cross

Internal Philanthropy Director and Sophomore Representative

Madeline Williams

Freshman Representative

Emily Archer

Junior Representative

Hi, my name is Emily Archer and I am a junior here at SDSU studying business economics with a minor in health education. I am so excited for the year ahead of us and for the two positions I received! I am the junior representative for honor board as well as our new position, diversity and inclusion chair. I have a lot of ideas for this new position and I’m excited to see what I can do with it!