It's learning the meaning behind the smile,
It's finding you can run another mile.
It's walking in the meadow that has no fence,
THIS is the Alpha Phi Experience . . .

 

Name Position and Biography

Abby Solomon

 Abby is a smiley member of the Spring 2003 pledge class. Her big sis is Cara Jackson and her favorite song is Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down".
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Abby: "Meeting the greatest group of girls and having the time of my life!"

Ali Flick

 Ali is a sophomore nursing major, who's favorite A-Phi event is Barn Dance. She also likes the A-Phi color silver the best because "it goes with everything"!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Ali: "Aplace to call home when I'm away, and having sisters whenever I need them!"

Amanda Hovatter

 CPC Representative
Amanda is a Speech Commuinications major who believes that "Life is too short to be sad". Her favorite place to go on the weekends is "the mall!"
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Amanda: "Good fun with great adopted sisters!"

Amy Jurgena

 Director of Formal Recruitment
Amy is a wonderful Sophomore member of A-Phi. Her big sis is Leah and her lil sis is Kristen. She joined A-Phi in Fall 2002.
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Amy:

Ann Palazzolo

 Co-New Member Educator
Ann is a Chineese-food lovin' member of A-Phi from Godfrey. She insist her greatest accomplishment is her grades and most looks forward to getting a lil sis!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Ann: "Knowing that I have made tons of amazing friends that I will have for the rest of my life and that if I ever need anything I will have someone to call!"

Ashleigh Komnick

 Director of Member Education, Director of Scholarship
 Here is our "shlee" from the Fall 2002 pledge class! She says she will "always remember Nicole for listening to her when everything seemed to go wrong".
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Ashleigh: "A wonderful circle of friends that you can always depend on!"

Aurelia Koncius

 Aurelia, or "A" as some people call her, believes that you should "Live life day by day". She has two cats, and is (unfortunately) a Cubs fan. But we don't hold that against her!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Aurelia: "Sisterhood and forever!"

Bria Fritsch

 Co-Director of Finance

Callie Stilwell

 Co-Preseident, Vice President of Recruitment, Guard
Callie is our SUPER VP of Recruitment! She is a Health Education major and says that the word that best describes her is "bubbly"!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Callie:

Cara Cannon

 Cara is a super sister who won "Best Spring New Member" at Formal in 2003. She loves the Dave Matthews Band, the Cardinals, and says her REAL hair color is "blonde. REALLY."
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Cara: "A family of girls I can always trust and have fun with!"

Cara Jackson

 Cara is from our Fall 2003 pledge class. She says her favorite color is pink, and that her favorite sisterhood event was the purse party!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Cara: "Wonderful girls who know how to have a great time!"

Celia Montes

 Celia is a wonderfully quirky sister from Chicago, Illinois. She is on the women's tennis team, and says that she will will always remember Kristin Hoover For always being there for her, and "letting me know that she is just as crazy as me".
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Celia: "A moment in time when you make a choice that will change impact the rest of your life."

Christina Hall

 Well, what to say about Christina--she makes us all LAUGH! In fact she says her sisters will always remember her for her "random remarks" (which is true). She also looks forward to "the great moments to come" here in A-Phi.
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Christina: "Great times with my sisters! Love you all!"

Christina Tuetken

 

Dana Margherio

 Corresponding Secretary, CPC Delagate
 Dana is from our Spring 2003 pledge class. She loves red and says her favorite sisterhood event was making Valentine's Day Cards for the guys!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Dana: ""

Danielle Petras

 Director of Marketing Alpha Phi
 Danille is our blonde bombshell from good ol' Alton! She loves her 2 dogs: Roscoe and Sophie. She also says she joined A-Phi because: "We're simply the best"!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Danielle: "Years of friendship!"

Elaina Lidikay

 Elaina is our hermana from our Spring 2004 pledge class. She says she has about 14 Alpha Phis on speed dial, and that she will always remember Christina Hall for her outgoing and sparky personality!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Elaina: "It's about growing as a person, makin great friends, and helping out the community."

Emilee Bussmann

 Here's our lovely Emilee from Edwardsville, Illinois! She loves the color periwinkle, and she says this is her favorite joke: "A mushroom walked into a bar and was crying. He said to the bartender 'How come no one likes me? I'm a fungi!'" Ha ha, Em!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Emilee: ""

Erika McIntyre

 Erika is a wonderful transfer to our chapter from Elmhurst College. She says her favorite Alpha Phi event is Powder Puff, and the one thing she wants to do before she dies is learn to surf.
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Erika: "Making lifetime friends and sisters whom I know will always be there for me no matter what."

Heidi Swisher

 

Holly Froelich

 Holly is one of our members from the fall 2002 pledge class. She loves the quote: "I do not fear the ocean, for I am learning to sail my ship".
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Holly: "A home away from home, a place to find a smile and a shoulder, a place to find the best in me and to spend my time with the best!"

Jadrien Komnick

 Director of Administration, Co-New Member Educator
 Jadrien is one of our senior members from the Fall 2001 pledge class. She is an education major and really enjoys making games for the new members to play.
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Jadrien: "I LOVE MY BIG SIS!"

Janelle Dobson

 Greek Council Representative, Director of Merchandising
Janelle is a beautiful member from our Fall 2003 pledge class. She says she joined A-Phi because she "thought the girls showed great enthusiasm and sisterhood during rush!" She's also a Libra.
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Janelle: "It's the time of my life!"
Katie Fraher

 Katie is an older member from the Fall 2001 pledge class. She loves her red high heels and says her favorite thing about school is the people!
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Katie: ""

Kim Coomes

 Director of Alumni Relations
Kim is a smiley phi from Geneseo, Illinois. She says that her favorite color is red, and that she could not live without the show "Newlyweds"!
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Kim: "It means meeting new people and making friends that I can count on."

Kristin Hoover

 Marshall
Here she is--Kristin Hoover from East Alton, IL! She owns more teddy bears than text books.
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Kristin: "I really love being an Alpha Phi. Joining has been one of the best decisions I've ever made. I didn't like being at SIUE very much and was thinking about changing schools. Then I joined Alpha Phi. Its a great group of girls and I've made some good friends."

Leah Bennett

 Director of Philanthrophy, Director of Publicity and Advertising
Leah is currently the oldest active member of the Epsilon Xi chapter. She is a self-described Cardinal fan, and cannot live without the TV show "One Tree Hill".
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Leah: "This experience has given me so much: life experience, life-long friends, and all 4 of my bridesmaids! I love this organization with all my heart and I don't know what I will do next year without it!"

Lesa Berry

 Facilities Management
Lesa is a quirky Elementary Education major with the reddest hair in our chapter. She also just adores her big sis!
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Lesa: ""

Lindsay Stephenson

 Director of Formal Events
Lindsay is a Marketing Major and is just fantastic! She describes herself as "loyal" and says that Alpha Phi is "awesome"!
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Lindsay: "Sisterhood, and long-lasting friendships!"

Mandy McIlravy

 Director of Chapter Events - Mixers

Maribeth Meirink

 Co-Director of Finance
Maribeth is a fabulously enthusiastic phi from our Spring 2004 pledge class. She is a Marketing major who LOVES buffalo chicken wings.
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Maribeth: "So far so wonderful!! Can't wait to experience more phi events!!!!"

Micah Filipsic

 Co-President, Vice President of Chapter Operations, Director of Music
Micah is one of our great girls from the Fall 2002 pledge class. She is from good ol' Pickneyville, IL and her favorite quote in refrence to Powder Puff is "It hurts to be this good!"
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Micah: ""

Natalie Chudoba

 Recording Secretary
Natalie is a Pre-Dentistry major who loves to eat pasta and turkey sandwhiches. She says she will always remember her sister "Danielle--for being such a good friend!"
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Natalie: ""

Natalie Koprivia

 Natalie is a funky girl from our Spring 2004 pledge class. She loves Wild Cherry Pepsi and wants to skydives before she dies!
This is what the Alpha Phi experience is to Natalie: ""

Nicole Baum

 

Rachel Bennett

 Rachel is a member of the Spring 2004 pledge class who describes herself as "messy". She is a Cardinal fan who would love to hike accross Europe.
This is what the Alpha Phi Experience is to Rachel: "A chance to meet life long friends."

Stephanie Beaudoin

 

Tia Vandersnick

 

Julianne Novich

 Adviser
Julianne is our finance adviser who recently came along to tackle our finances and make them "to the cent"! She volunteers her time to make our chapter ten times better, and it IS because she does such a good job.
 
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