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2015-2016 Executive Board

The Executive Chairs serve as the leaders of the individual committees. They oversee the planning of all their committee's events. The Chairs meet once a week as a large group and typically with their committees once a week as well. Take a look at your 2015-2016 Joint Events Council Executive Board!




Joe Buysse - Saint John's Chair


Computer Science Major

Fun Fact: Joe loves to ride his motorcycle!




Lydia Ogren - Saint Ben's Chair


Communication Major

Fun Fact: Lydia has traveled to 9 countries in the past year!


Assessment, Membership and Board Management



Georgia LaLuzerne - Assessment and Membership Chair


English Major/Communication Minor

Fun Fact: Georgia has never in fact been to Georgia





Adam Kolb - Assessment and Membership Chair


Communication Major

Fun Fact: Adam studied abroad in Coventry, England this past Spring!





Sarah Roehl - Board Management Chair


Biology Major/Psychology Minor/Pre-Physical Therapy

Fun Fact: Sarah is a huge baseball fan and loves the Minnesota Twins! 





Cole Timko - Executive Chair


Global Business Leadership Major/German Minor/Pre-Law

 Fun Fact: Cole shares a birthday with three of the world's most influential people: Prince William, Chris Pratt, and Rebecca Black!




Vince Thao


Accounting Major

Fun Fact: Vince is going to name his kid Jimmy after Jimmy Craig of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team!





Logan Pedersen


Communication Major

Fun Fact: Logan is left-handed and drives a minivan!

Contests and Competitions



Jon Blomquist


Math Major/Computer Science Minor

 Fun Fact: Jon's greatest accomplishment was being the runner-up in his 7th grade geography bee!





Ramon Angeles


Global Business Leadership Major

Fun Fact: Ramon has ridden in the back of a police car and a fire truck for ride alongs!





Anne Frank


Communication Major/Global Business Leadership Minor

Fun Fact: Anne once ate a whole watermelon!

Culture and Arts



Brenda Montes


 Communication Major, Asian Studies Minor

Fun Fact: Brenda studied abroad in Asia last Fall!






Jon Carlson


Computer Science Major

Fun Fact: He has already saved the world, twice!

Public Relations/Marketing Committee





Hayley Nermoe - Executive Chair


Nutrition Major

Fun Fact: Hayley believes ice cream is a food group!





Andrew West - Executive Social Media Coordinator


English and Communication Major/Art Minor

Fun Fact: Andrew has two spinal cords!





Raina Quinnell


Elementary Education Major with a Math Endorsement

Fun Fact: Raina has traveled to Guatemala on a mission trip and plans to go back to work as a leader for high school students!





Grace Pouliot


Global Business Leadership Major/Communication Minor

Fun Fact: Grace is the middle of 5 kids!


Especially Creative Events



Lexi Streifel


Biology Major/Psychology Minor/Pre-Medicine

Fun Fact: Lexi knows how to play the steel drum and was in a steel drum band in high school!





Tori Oettinger


Communication Major/Psychology Minor

Fun Fact: Tori is studying abroad in London in the Fall 2015!



Jill Valerius


Elementary Education Major

Fun Fact: Jill rollerbladed a half-marathon this summer!





Sarah Spear


Communication Major/Gender Studies Minor

Fun Fact: Sarah is truly in love with anything Harry Potter!