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Chapter Officers

Chapter Officers

Maddie Fitch


Hi my name is Madison Fitch and I will serve as the 2021 Epsilon Eta President! I am a sophomore Nursing major from Rapid City, SD. I love spending time with my sisters and getting to support our community and philanthropy together! I can not wait to see what this upcoming year has in store for such an incredible group of women!

Geena Groene

Chapter Life Vice President

Hi! I’m Geena Groene, a junior from Columbus, Nebraska. I am a first-year pharmacy student with a minor in biology. Along with serving as the Chapter Life Vice President for this chapter of Alpha Xi Delta, I am on the service committee of Kappa Epsilon, a pharmacy fraternity on campus. Alpha Xi Delta has given me more than I could have ever imagined for myself like lifelong friends, opportunities to grow as a person as well as a leader, and the ability to realize my potential. I am so excited to serve as the CLVP! TFJ!

Anna Milton

Finance and Operations Vice President

Hi, my name is Anna Milton. I am the Finance and Operations Vice President for Alpha Xi Delta at the Epsilon Eta chapter. I am a junior Business Economics major with a Spanish minor. I am pursuing a Spanish minor to broaden my understanding of other cultures and to connect with potential future clients. I am a double legacy of AXiD, and I am proud to be on this journey that I can share with my mother and older sister. Lastly, I love all my xisters and cannot wait to create stronger bonds and lasting memories. This chapter means the world to me and I can’t wait to serve it well by leading my council and showing patience, knowledge, and understanding when needed.

Rebecca Hommez

Member Development Vice President

Hi! I am a Hospitality Management major originally from Algona, IA. I am currently the Member Development Vice President and am thrilled to be serving my beloved Alpha Xi in this position. Alpha Xi Delta has given me my best friends, taught me valuable life lessons, and has truly helped me realize my potential. On campus I am also the Secretary/Social Media Coordinator for the Hospitality Management Club as well as the Vice President for Eta Sigma Delta. In my free time I love traveling, trying new foods, watching YouTube, & hanging with my sisters. TFJ always

Karyssa Popham

Membership Vice President

Hello! My name is Karyssa Popham and I am a junior from Webster, SD. I will be serving as this year’s MVP and am beyond excited. My major is Human Development and Studies with minors in “Youth and Community Work” and “Social and Human Services”. Aside from our beloved Alpha Xi, I am also involved in HDFS Club, Kitting Club, Special Olympics and am the Vice President of Child Life Club. In my free time I enjoy listening to music, reading, facetiming distant friends and spending time with those close to me. Alpha Xi has connected me with so many amazing women and opportunities and I am pumped to see what the next year brings!

Alissa Gauer

Communications Vice President

Hi, my name is Alissa Gauer, and I am the Communications Vice President of Alpha Xi Delta in the Epsilon Eta chapter for 2021. I am working to obtain a degree in Operations Management with a Manufacturing emphasis, along with minors in Spanish, Management, and Engineering Management. I am so thankful for this opportunity to serve Alpha Xi Delta and my wonderful sisters whom this organization has brought me. Alpha Xi Delta has not only provided amazing leadership opportunities, a supportive sisterhood, and numerous service opportunities, but it has also assisted me in realizing my potential. TFJ

Amber Theis

Philanthropy Vice President

Hello! My name is Amber Theis and I am the 2021 PVP. I am from Marystown, Minnesota and a 2018 graduate of Prior Lake High School. I am majoring in Animal Science have loved my time on campus! I work as a Community Assistant in the residence halls and in the ADRDL. Aside from Alpha Xi Delta and Autism Speaks, I also participate in Special Olympics Club and Best Buddies Minnesota.

Morgan Argo

Panhellenic Delegate

Hello! I’m Morgan Argo, a junior from Omaha, Nebraska. I am nursing student with a biology and chemistry minor. Aside from serving as the Panhellenic Delegate, I am also involved in State-A-Thon, Order of Omega, and the Student Nursing Association, and I am a Nursing Ambassador for the College of Nursing. Being a part of Alpha Xi Delta has helped me grow in character, leadership, and friendships. I’m excited to help lead my chapter and seeing what the future has to hold!

Victoria White

Campus Activities Director

Hello! I am a sophomore music education major originally from Omaha, NE. I am currently the Activities Director for Alpha Xi Delta at the Epsilon ETA chapter. I am also the Vice President for The Rabbit Whole and apart of the women’s choir here at SDSU. I love Alpha Xi Delta because of the true friendships I have made. I love being apart of something so wonderful. TFJ forever.

Bridget Fitzgerald

Chapter Events Director

Hi Everyone! My name is Bridget Fitzgerald, a senior at SDSU from Thousand Oaks, California. I am a Psychology major with minors in Mental Health and Rehabilitation Services. I am currently the chapter events director as well as the co-bid day chair for AXID! Besides being a part of AXID, I am currently work at a coffee shop as well as I am involved in Psychology Club. When I do have free time, I like to hang out with my friends, watch movies, and travel. AXID is definitely the best decision that I have made and am so happy to have a home away from home (especially since my home is so far away). I am excited for what this year has to come!

Drew Westerman

Foundation Support Director

Hello! My name is Drew Westerman, I am a junior from Brookings, SD. I am pursuing a Pre- med Human Biology and Spanish double major. Aside from serving as programming director, I am also on the Honors College Dean Student Advisory Council, and also a part of the club AMSA on campus. In my free time I love to either hang out with friends and family, watching Netflix, and/ or hang out with my sisters. Joining AXiD was one of the best decisions I’ve made since coming to SDSU. I truly love being in this chapter because it feels as if it is a home away from home. I’m excited to grow and help my chapter in any way possible.

Rachel Savage

Sisterhood Director

Hi! My name is Rachel Savage, a sophomore from St. Paul, MN. I am an ecology and environmental science major with a minor in botany. I am currently the sisterhood director for Alpha Xi Delta! Alpha Xi Delta has brought me amazing sisters that are always there to help you out. Aside from Alpha Xi, I am also involved in Intramurals and State-A-Thon. In my free time I like to hang out with my friends, go to new places and dance like no one is watching.

Chloe Beavers

Administration Director

Hi! I’m Chloe Beavers, I’m from Dallas Center, Iowa. I’m a freshman pre-nursing student, I’m also minoring in Criminal Justice. In my free time I enjoy watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, and reading. AXiD has made my college experience so much better than I ever thought it could be. I’m glad I made the decision to join!

Olivia Kerrigan

Finance Director

Hi! I’m Olivia Kerrigan and I am a sophomore here at South Dakota state. I am the finance director for the eta epsilon chapter. I am majoring is agriculture business and minoring in agri-marketing and Spanish. I am a legacy of my Aunt and so proud to carry on here in South Dakota. I joined that chapter my freshman year to find great friends and have been in love with AXiD ever since!

Georgia Hirschey

Academic Achievement Director

Hello, my name is Georgia Hirschey. I am a sophomore from Breckenridge Mn. I am currently attending SDSU for Human Biology with a focus in dental, along with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. Apart from my involvement with AXiD, I am involved in the American Sign Language and Pre-Professional Club. Being a part of AXiD has given me some of the best experiences I have had while in college. I hope through AXiD I can become the best leader and version of myself I can be. I am so excited to serve as the AAD!

Noel Kusek

New Member Orientation Director

Hello! I am Noel Kusek, a sophomore from Yankton, SD. I am a nursing major and am in my second semester of the program. Aside from serving as the New Member Orientation Director, I am also a community assistant and the second semester representative for the college of nursing. Aside from Alpha Xi Delta I am involved in Student Nurses Association, LeadState, intramurals, and the Newman Center. I love being a part of AXiD because it has helped to to gain life long friends and become the best leader I can be.

Brianna Pratt

Programming Director & Ritual and Fraternity Appreciation Director

Hi! My name is Brianna pratt and I am a Junior from Spirit Lake, Iowa. I am a Early Childhood and Elementary Education major hoping to teach kindergarten in the future. As well as being involved in our chapter as the Programming Director and the Ritual and Fraternity Appreciation Director, I am also student teaching this semester and apart of a bible study. In my free time I enjoy being with my sisters, watching movies, watching a good hockey game and spending time at home with my family. I joined AXID because I was looking for a way to find some great leadership opportunities and the chance to make friends that will last a life time.

Elizabeth Leuthner

COB Director and Member at Large

Hello! My name is Elizabeth Leuthner and I am a sophomore from Chaska, Minnesota. I am currently a semester two nursing student, pursuing a minor in health science. I am beyond excited to be the COB director this year and be able to recruitment more wonderful women into our chapter. Alpha Xi Delta has provided me with so many opportunities and I look forward to what the future holds!

Nikki Peters

Recruitment Data Director and Junior Honor Board Representative

Hi! My name is Nichole Peters and I’m a junior math and data science major from Madison, SD. This year I will be taking the role of Recruitment Data Director and am excited to see our chapter grow and thrive at SDSU. As well as being involved in the chapter, I’m also a part of the Women in STEM and Rock-Climbing club on campus. I look forward to the awesome year we have ahead of us!

Emily Archer

Recruitment Events Director

Hi I'm Emily Archer! I am majoring in Business Economics with a minor in health Education and in the future, I hope to get into health administration. I am the recruitment events director, and I am BEYOND excited for recruitment 2021!!!! I am really hoping we will be able to have a somewhat 'normal' recruitment this coming year, but safety is the number one priority! Being a part of Alpha Xi Delta has made me realize my potential and it's the best decision I've made in college.

Jaici Schultz

Recruitment 365 Director

Hello! I am Jaici Schultz and i’m from Sioux City, IA. I am a Sophomore here at South Dakota State, majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice. Alpha Xi Delta means so much to me and I am looking forward to serving as Recruitment 365 this year!

Sami Nordmann

Alumnae Relations Director

My name is Samara Nordmann, but I go by Sami. I grew up in the small town of Chancellor, SD and attended Lennox High School. I am a sophomore here at SDSU with a major in Community and Public Health/Pre-Dental. In the future, I hope to attend dental school with the intention of pursuing a career as Dentist.

Sydney Hoffman

Campus Relations Director

Hello! I’m Sydney Hoffman, a sophomore nursing student from Bridgewater, SD. Along with my Nursing major, I am minoring in Nutrition and Gerontology. When I’m not studying, I like to clean/organize and cook, or I combine those activities and meal prep! I also enjoy hanging out with friends, volunteering, getting coffee, DIY-ing, and napping. I am very excited to take on the role of the Campus Relations Director this year just a month after being initiated into the chapter. I decided to join AXiD has a sophomore because I was craving more leadership, community service, and friendship opportunities, so I feel like I am right where I am supposed to be! Aside from my position, I am excited to involve myself in other areas of the chapter when and where I can.

Elise Heesch

Electronic Communications Director

I am a junior advertising major/ management minor from Sisseton, South Dakota. Currently, I am really involved on campus and serve as the advertising club president. In my free time I love to workout, travel and go shopping. I joined Alpha Xi Delta my freshman year because everyone is so nice and open-minded. It felt like I was home! There are so many opportunities in the sorority and so many friends to hang out with as well.

Angela Fuhr

External Marketing Director

Hi, my name is Angela. I am a Public Relations major w/ marketing and events and facilities minor and a graphic design certificate. I joined because my real-life sister had such a good experience. I’m excited to spend time with my sisters this year. I’m in UPC, journalism club and advertising club.

Jacinda Hustoft

Social Chair

Hello, my name is Jacinda Hustoft, a sophomore from Luverne, MN. I am currently attending SDSU for Communications and Spanish with minors in Marketing and Social Media. I am the Social Chair and I plan on hosting a radio show on campus. In my free time I hang out with my friends, work at Buffalo Wild Wings, and watch Netflix. I’ve never been more confident in a decision than when I chose AXID and ran home.

Molli Lundgaard

Community Service Director

Hi! I’m Molli Lundgaard, a sophomore from Watertown,South Dakota. I am an elementary education major in hopes of being a first grade teacher teacher one day. I am involved with the swing dancing club as SDSU and the Crafty Jacks club. Aside from serving as the community service chair, I love to spend time with my family and friends. Being apart of Alpha Xi Delta has helped me grow as a person through my friendships and my independence.

Kayla Washington

External Philanthropy Director

Hi! I'm Kayla Washington and am from Sioux City, Iowa. I am a sophomore at SDSU majoring in Human Biology and minoring in Nutrition. When I'm not studying or setting up fundraising opportunities for AXiD you can find me reading a book or at the gym. Joining the Epsilon Eta chapter has made my college experience amazing so far and I am so excited to continue to grow with my sisters!

Diana Johnson

Internal Philanthropy Director

My name is Diana Johnson and I am the Internal Philanthropy Director for the Epsilon Eta chapter of Alpha Xi Delta! I am a first-semester nursing student and involved with State-A-Thon as AXiD’s Morale Leader. I also sing in the SDSU Concert Choir and Women’s Choir. I look forward to overseeing our chapter's philanthropy events this year and encouraging autism understanding on our campus and in the Brookings community!

Grace Lentz

Freshman Honor Board Representative

Hi, my name is Grace Lentz and I am from Mitchell, SD. I am a Freshman Business Economics major with minors in Leadership and Management. I am excited to serve as a Honor Board Member and APR Chair in our chapter. Being a part of AXiD has really made my first year on campus so fun! I have loved getting to know each sister and I am so excited for what the next three years will bring!

Tommi Toft

Honor Board Sophomore Representative

Hi! I’m Tommi Toft, a freshman from Brookings, SD. I am currently a Human Biology and Pre-Med major. As well as being involved in our chapter as an Honor Board member, I am also a part of State A Thon, Pre/Pro, and AMSA. In my free time I like to watch movies, eat sushi, and hang out with my siblings at home. I joined AXiD because I was looking for some great leadership opportunities and the chance to make some life-long best friends.

Jacinda Hustoft

Parent Relations Director

Hello! My name is Jacinda, and I am a sophomore majoring in both Communications Studies and Spanish. I am originally from Luverne, Minnesota and my biological sister was also a part of Alpha Xi Delta here at SDSU. This year I am serving as the Parent Relations Director and I am so excited to see what this role brings. In my free time, I hang out with my friends, work at Buffalo Wild Wings, attend knitting club meetings, and watch Netflix. I’ve never been more confident in a decision than when I chose AXID and ran home and I have not regretted that decision for a single second.