Chapter Officers

Grace Collins

President

Grace is a Sophomore from Exeter, NH, she intends to major in Public Health. Outside of her role as President of the Zeta chapter, Grace is on the Executive Board of Girl Up GW. This past year Grace worked as a rock climbing coach, camp counselor, and did research as a volunteer for the Area Health Education Center of the Seacoast Public Health Network. For Grace Sigma Kappa, "Is a group of women who have inspired me to become the best version of myself. Each woman in the Zeta chapter offers something unique to the GW community and I could not be more proud to wear my letters beside such an intelligent, strong, and driven group of women." As President, she hopes to continue learning from the sisters of the Zeta chapter, working to strengthen our values, and encouraging the engagement of Sigma Kappa within the GW and DC community.

Emma Gleysteen

Executive Vice President

Emma Gleysteen is a sophomore from Fairfield, Connecticut, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Business Administration. In addition to serving as the Executive Vice President of the Zeta chapter, Emma is on the Networking Committee for the GW Women in Business (GWWIB) Spring Gala and is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in Professor Sarkar’s mechanical engineering lab. She has experience in multiple leadership positions, including Class President for all four years of her high school career, and is excited to use her experience to strengthen the leadership of Sigma Kappa. For Emma, “Sigma Kappa is a sisterhood filled with extremely diverse and powerful women who never cease to inspire each other and the community.” As Executive Vice President, Emma plans to close the gap between the general body and the Executive Council to create a more close-knit sisterhood.

Claire Vansell

Vice President of Programming

Olivia Sieff

Social Chair

Liv is a sophomore from Minneapolis, Minnesota majoring in Communications and History and minoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. In addition to serving as the Social Chairman, she also was Assistant to the Vice President of New Member Education. Outside of Sigma Kappa, she writes for The Rival GW, as well as being involved in GW Democrats. This past fall, Liv interned at The John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, as well as working as a summer camp counselor for the past two summers in Minnesota. She loves chocolate covered almonds and can normally be found in any given Corepower Yoga studio. For Liv, SK means “a group of driven, confident, supportive, and exciting group of women who you can feel completely yourself around. Sigma Kappa has taught me so much about loving and believing in yourself, as well as given me an incredible amount of support.” As Social Chairman, Liv hopes to plan exciting events that suit all members different desires and personalities, as well as integrating the chapter even further into the broader Greek community.

Claire Siwulec

Panhellenic Delegate

Miren Lopez

Vice President of Alumni Relations

Sarah Beethe

Vice President of New Member Education

Sarah is a sophomore from Denver, Colorado majoring in Geology and minoring in Geographic Information Systems. Outside of Sigma Kappa, Sarah volunteers with Moblze and Miriam's Kitchen, and works as an backcountry guide for children in Alaska over the summer. Sigma Kappa has brought Sarah a home and a family. She says, "It's one of the best decisions I've ever made. These women have helped me to grow in ways I never thought imaginable. My GW experience could not possibly be what it is without SK." As Vice President of New Member Education, Sarah hopes to teach others our values, act as a mentor for the New Members and encourage her sisters to integrate the Sigma Kappa tenets into their daily lives.

Sophie Wolfe

Vice President of Philanthropic Service

Kyra John

Vice President of Membership

Kyra is a junior from Columbia, Maryland majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Resolution and a minor in Music. Aside from her position in Sigma Kappa, she is involved with the GW Troubadours, University Singers, and Forbidden Planet Productions. Kyra also has a dual citizenship! For Kyra, “Sigma Kappa is where I was able to find a group of women to inspire and encourage me. I already had some good friends at GW, but SK is where I was able to really feel like I had a home and a solid support system that would be there throughout my college experience and beyond.” As Vice President of Membership, Kyra hopes to, “run a successful recruitment, but more importantly use recruitment as a tool to help sisters create even stronger bonds with each other and to the chapter.”

Analisa Bittner

Vice President of Finance

Laura Geraci

Vice President of Scholarship

Laura Geraci is a sophomore from Needham, MA who is double majoring in Spanish and International Affairs with a concentration in Global Public Health. In addition to her role as Vice President of Scholarship, Laura has also served as the Public Relations Chair for the past semester. Outside of Sigma Kappa, Laura is one of the leaders of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Day, volunteers with GW Project Impacto, and is interning with Spark Expeditions. She loves to travel, read, and cook in the house kitchen with her sisters. Laura values Sigma Kappa for the motivated, supportive, and diverse group of women it has brought into her life. She has become friends with women from many different walks of life who inspire and motivate her on a daily basis. As VPS, Laura plans to maintain the chapter’s academic excellence, help sisters manage stress, and foster healthy study habits.

Leyla Jimenez

Vice President of Communication

Leyla is a sophomore from Brooklyn, NY majoring in Psychology with a pre-med concentration. Aside from Sigma Kappa, she is also a member of the GW Womens Rugby Football team, The GW Rise, and GW's radio station WRGW. Additionally her love for kids has lead her to babysit for multiple families in both DC and Maryland. For Leyla, “SK surrounds me with others who are likeminded in their passion, hard work, and dedication to the GW community and beyond. The constant inspiration and support from all of my sisters has shaped me into the leader that I am today." As VPC, Leyla hopes to establish a more organized and efficient points system, in order to bring about more active engagement in areas of the chapter such as philanthropy, sisterhood, and scholarship. 

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