President’s Student Advisory Council
The President’s Student Advisory Council is a representative body of Albright students, members of which advise the president of Albright College. In this capacity, the Student Advisory Council will meet with the president of the College and/or College or community leaders three to four times a semester. The council may meet with the president when either council members or the president considers such a meeting valuable.
Members of the President’s Student Advisory Council are responsible for:
- sharing with the president thoughts and ideas about campus and campus life;
- communicating effectively, both with the president and with their organizations and other students, about issues on campus;
- partnering with each other to achieve cross-club and inter-organization collaboration;
- giving voice to student ideas and concerns;
- learning from each other.
In addition, Student Advisory Council members will serve as ambassadors for the College. In this capacity, council members will have the unique opportunity to make valuable connections with fellow students, faculty, staff, administrators, and distinguished visitors at Albright College.
Students who hold the following positions will automatically be invited to serve on the council:
Student Government Association (SGA), President
Student Government Association (SGA), Executive Vice President
Admission Ambassadors, (1) representative
African American Society, President
Albright Christian Fellowship, President
The Albrightian, Editor-in-Chief
Academic Learning Center Tutors, (1) representative
Club Sports, (1) representative
Commuter Students’ Association, President
Domino Players, Artistic Director
Interfraternity Council (IFC), Chairman
International Students Association (ISA), President
Lion Diplomats, President
National Organization for Women (NOW), President
Panhellenic Council, President
POPs Steering Committee, (1) representative
Pride Plus, Leader
Resident Assistant, Lead
Students of Caribbean-African Association, President
Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), President
WXAC Radio Station, Program Director
At-large member, (1) upper-class student
At-large member, (1) first-year student
Other members of the council are selected to broadly represent the student community. These members will be invited to serve by the president from self-nominations and nominations submitted by faculty and staff.
Current Council Membership 2020-2021
|Dylan Cope ’22|
SGA President and Interfraternity Council (IFC), ChairmanHello! My name is Dylan Cope and I am from Williamstown, New Jersey. I am majoring in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies and am a junior here at Albright. After Albright I plan on attending law school. On campus I am currently involved as SGA President, an RA, a member of Steering Committee, a brother of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and a member of Lion Diplomats. On campus you can usually find me in the Campus Center or in Roessner. I look forward to working with President Fetrow and other students on PSAC to help improve the Albright community.
|JAELYNN WALKER ’21|
SGA Executive VP
Hey! My name is Jaelynn Walker and I am from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. I am dual majoring in Psychology and Criminology. My plan for the future is to attend graduate school for psychology. On campus, I am involved in many different things and most recently I was elected to serve as the Executive Vice President of SGA. Along with that, I work in the academic learning center as an office assistant, a tutor manager, and a tutor. I am a Lead Resident Assistant for Albright Woods and was a part of Steering Committee this past year.Lastly, I am a member of SAAC and a captain of the women’s track and field team. An interesting fact is that I hold the indoor pole vault record and hopefully I will have a chance to beat the outdoor record this year. I am excited to be on PSAC for the remainder of the year 2020-2021 academic year!
|Kwabena Ofori ’21|
Academic Learning Center TutorsHi! My name is Kwabena Ofori. I was born in Accra, Ghana, but currently live in Newington, Connecticut. I am currently a senior majoring in Accounting, Economics, and Finance. I am also a member of the Dearden Business Honor Society, vice president of the newly established Business, Accounting, and Economics club, and also a senior tutor for the Accounting and Economics discipline at the Albright Academic Learning Center. My plan for the future is to work in either finance or public accounting, but ultimately returning back to Ghana to improve lives through financial education and literacy, as well as investing in the development of infrastructure, renewable energy, and automation across the continent of Africa. I love watching movies, working out, playing tennis, and spending time with my family. I am incredibly excited and do look forward to serving on the President’s Student Advisory Council.
|Samantha Da Silva ’22|
Admission AmbassadorsHello! My name is Samantha Da Silva, and I am from Kearny, New Jersey. I am a Secondary Education and Spanish major. I plan on pursuing a Master’s in Education at Albright and eventually a Doctorate in Language—with an end goal of operating my own English Schools in South America. I am a member of Sigma Kappa and currently hold a chairman position. Along with that, I am involved with the Admission Office as an ambassador, phone receptionist, and as a territorial manager for an Admission Counselor. While this all keeps me fairly busy, in my free time I am always looking for ways to reach out to prospective students and have our current students love Albright even more.
|Tyler Chaffins ’22|
African American SocietyHello! My name is Tyler Chaffins and I’m from Waldorf, Maryland. I’m majoring in Child and Family Studies and I’m a junior here at Albright College. After my tenure at Albright I’ll be seeking to extend my education at a university in the south or getting a job at a counseling/therapy center. My extracurricular activities consist of my new reign as President of Albright’s African American Society, a member of Albright’s Rap Collective, and I also volunteer at Northeast Middle School in the “Boys 2 Leaders” program. I’m always everywhere around campus, many identify me by my blonde/orange hair or by my positive energy that I always carry with me. I’m extremely excited to work with President Fetrow and our entire institution as a member of PSAC to assure the happiness of the entire community.
|Janae Taft ’22|
Albright Christian FellowshipGreetings! My name is Janae Taft, and I am originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I am a junior at Albright and am studying international relations, public health and French. I am fluent in French and count it a blessing that I have homes all over the world, including France and Ghana. I had the privilege of studying abroad in Ghana this past spring before covid-19 hit, and my educational experiences there inspired me to change my minor in public health to a major. I also am president of Albright Christian Fellowship. I feel it is extremely important to give students the opportunity to ask questions about my faith and provide a place for them to grow spiritually. Even though this school year will be very different from any other, I want to make the best of it and am honored to serve on the President’s Student Advisory Council!
|Wesley Cipolla ’22|
The Albrightian, Editor-in-ChiefWes Cipolla is a senior at Albright College. Originally from Sinking Spring, Pa., Cipolla is majoring in journalism and English. He is also a freelance writer whose compelling, engaging reporting has been published in the Reading Eagle, Pottsville Republican-Herald, Ephrata Review and elsewhere. His work covers the spectrum of human connection, whether it be bonding with animals or the intersection between youth culture, technology and identity. He is proud to serve as the Editor and Chief of the Albrightian and Secretary of AM Magazine for the 2020-21 school year. In his spare time, Cipolla is interested in travel, media, pop culture, fine art and filmmaking.
|Na’air Campbell ’22|
Club SportsHello! My name is Na’Air Campbell and I am from Mount Holly, New Jersey. I am majoring in Accounting and Criminology. My plan for the future is to become a forensic accountant after gaining experience in the accounting industry. I’m known around campus as a fun and outgoing individual who loves to get the job done. I am the current President of Albright Men’s Rugby. When I am not in class, you will most likely see me in the gym or North field, which is located next to the softball field. My goal is to provide insight from Albright Rugby and to do whatever is necessary to be a successful club while being involved in P-SAC.
|Natalie Buck ’21|
Commuter Student Association (CSA)Hi! My name is Natalie Buck, and I am from Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. I am dual majoring in mathematics and secondary education, while also minoring in sociology. My future plans include being a secondary education math teacher after graduating from Albright’s education master’s program. Most people are surprised when I tell them I am a commuter student because I am always doing something on campus. I am a member and captain of the Albright cheerleading team, as well as the President of the math club, and President of Albright’s Commuter Student Association. I am also involved in Student-PSEA, ACES, POPs, the admission office as an ambassador, phone receptionist, and Albright fellow. When I am not in class, working, or studying I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I look forward to improving the academic community at Albright while being involved in PSAC for a second term.
|Makenzie Mettler ‘22|
Domino Players, Artistic DirectorHello! I am Makenzie Mettler, a junior from New Cumberland, PA, co-majoring in Theater and Arts Administration. My future plans are to work in a theater either on the business side or as a Director/Stage Manager in the rehearsal space. In addition to PSAC, I am also the current Artistic Director of the Domino Players Theater Company, one of the Domino Players Scenic Shop Assistants, a sister of Alpha Delta Pi, a Resident Assistant of Krause Hall and an Admissions Ambassador. I look forward to serving on PSAC!!
|Jennifer Vasquez ’22|
International Students Association (ISA)Hi! My name is Jennifer Vasquez, and I am from Woodbridge, New Jersey. I am a first-generation college student studying Political Science with a Spanish minor. I am President of the International Student Association and the Hispanic Culture Club. I remember arriving at Albright during my first year, and like most freshmen, I felt homesick and even doubt about finding my place in our campus community. When I attended the activities fair and saw that there were many amazing clubs and organizations, I felt relieved. Albright and the community are my second home, and organizations like ISA and HCC (among others) allowed me to meet amazing people. I work at a non-profit in Reading that provides legal services to detained immigrants. This opportunity has strengthened my ability to be a part of a team, remain organized, and communicate with others. When I’m not in class, studying, or working, I love to spend time with my family and friends. I look forward to serving on the President’s Student Advisory Council.
|Olivia Frey ’22|
Lion DiplomatsHello! My name is Olivia Frey and I am from Hellertown, Pennsylvania. I will be a junior for this academic school year. I am a biology major with a focus in pre-medicine. My plans after Albright are to attend medical school and become a physician. I am the President of Lion Diplomats, Vice President of Service for Alpha Phi Omega, Vice President of Tri Beta, and a POP. I enjoy volunteering and traveling. I participated in a faculty lead study abroad trip to Costa Rica, where I was able to study bats. I look forward to working with President Fetrow and my fellow peers this academic school year.
|Elyzah Ruiz ’21|
National Organization for Women (NOW)Hello! My name is Elyzah Ruiz and I am from Bloomingdale, New Jersey. I am majoring in Sociology and minoring in Spanish. I am president of the National Organization for Women. You can find me working at Jake’s Place majority of the days. After graduating from Albright College I would like to go to graduate school to get my masters degree in social work. I’m excited to be working with P-SAC.
|Morgan Sturm ’21|
Panhellenic CouncilHi, I am Morgan Sturm, a senior majoring in Fashion Merchandising. I am from Freeland, Pennsylvania. After my time at Albright, I hope to work in the fashion industry in New York City. On campus I am the Panhellenic President for Greek Life, a member of Sigma Kappa, Public Relations for the Albright College Dance Team, and a videographer for the Albright Football Team. I can’t wait to be a part of PSAC for the 2020-2021 year and I look forward to helping better the community at Albright College.
|Paul Williams ’23|
Peer Orientation People (POP’s) Steering CommitteeHiya. My name is Paul Williams and I’m from Brooklyn. I’m a sophomore that co-majors in secondary education/English, and minors in sociology. I’m involved in a couple things on campus; Those being improv, the anime society, WXAC, and I’m a POP. If you want to find me on campus, just look for a dude speeding down the tunnel on a skateboard. I’m excited, to be a voice for my peers and work with President Fetrow.
|Jonathon Moss ’22|
Pride PlusHowdy! My name is Jonathon Moss, I am from Hughesville, Maryland. My current major is an intradisciplinary major on the Child and Family Studies Track. I plan on going to law school after graduating from Albright in 2022. A lot of people know me for my love of Beyoncé and how I am constantly seen running around campus. At Albright I serve as the Executive Vice President of Student Government, President of Pride+, Member of Albright’s theater production and Choral Department, Member of the Phone-a-thon Team, An Admission Ambassador, and last but not least a Brother of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. In my downtime, you will see me just relaxing and hanging out with my friends. Advocacy and inclusivity is two of my core values and I can’t wait to help be a voice for you on PSAC.
|Haja Kargbo ’23|
Pride PlusHi! My name is Haja Kargbo and I’m from Franklin Township, New Jersey. I am majoring in Sociology with a Criminology Track. As of right now, I am exploring options as to what I want to do after my time at Albright. I am a member of the Albright Women’s Rugby Team and Vice President of Pride+. When I’m not on the field or in class, I enjoy being with friends, painting and watching crime related shows. I am excited to be a part of PSAC.
|Niles Harris ’21|
Resident AssistantMy name is Niles Harris, and I’m a Computer Science and Business Administration major from Baltimore, Maryland! After college, I plan to enter the Information Systems/Information Technology field! On campus, I am a Student Ambassador in the Admissions Office, the Lead Resident Assistant of Smith Hall, and a Music Producer for Lion Enterprise. You may see me around campus giving tours to incoming students! I’m excited to be on President Fetrow’s Student Advisory Council this year!
|Brooke Schlott ’22|
Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)Hello! I am Brooke Schlott, a junior from Reading, PA, majoring in psychology. This past summer I participated in the ACRE program with Dr. Gwendolyn Seidman studying Narcissism and Attribution of Blame Following a Romantic Breakup. My future plans include going to graduate school for psychology research as well as potentially experiencing the counseling side of psychology with an internship next semester. I am a member of the women’s swim team, president of SAAC, formal Vice President of Panhellenic Relations and current Vice President of Marketing for Alpha Delta Pi, and I work in the admission office as an ambassador and student phone receptionist. I look forward to all of the new experiences I gain through PSAC.
|Trinity Peters ’22|
Students of Caribbean-African Descent AssociationHi! My name is Trinity Peters, and I am from Newark, New Jersey. I’m a junior working on my Fashion Design and Merchandising degree here at Albright and I plan on launching my own line of clothes following my time here. As the current President of the Students of Caribbean-African Society (SOCAA), my goal is to be a voice for my fellow students and provide a safe space for their unmet needs to be discussed. Therefore, I am happy to be a part of the President’s Student Advisory Council which advocates for the unmet needs of the student body.
|Michael Gruber ’24|
WXACMy name is Michael Gruber, a freshman Music Industry Studies major at Albright from Bear, Delaware. I am currently involved in the Albright Concert Choir, Jazz Combos, and an artist with Lion Records. Additionally, I am a DJ and Co-Program Director at WXAC.
|Greyson Curran ’23|
At-large Member, Representing the Sophomore ClassHi! I’m Greyson Curran, and I am from Bordentown, New Jersey. I am currently a sophomore, and I am studying Political Science/Criminology. I am known around campus for being involved in SGA as Greek Life Representative, a brother in Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Residential Assistant in Krause Hall, POPs, as well as many other things! My goal for being involved at Albright would be to speak up for those who have concerns and create a fun atmosphere for all!
|Christina Affainie ’22|
At-large Member, Representing the Junior ClassHi! My name is Christina Affainie and I am a part of the class of 2022. I am from Glenolden, PA which is about an hour and a half from Albright College. I am a Health Psychology major. I enjoy getting involved with extracurricular activities while being very passionate about my schoolwork. I am the secretary on the AAS E-board, and I work at the Campus Center desk as well. Although I am very sociable and like being with my friends, I am very deliberate about my studies and make sure I accomplish all my assignments before due dates. I am thrilled to be the only Junior nominated as an At-large member of the President’s Student Advisory Council and I look forward to being the voice for my class. I will work with the other team members on the Council to be an advocate for the student body.
|Princilla Adusei ’24|
At-large Member, Representing the First-Year ClassHello, my name is Princilla Adusei and I am currently a freshman at Albright. I came from Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and lived in Maryland. My future plans consist of getting a degree in medicine and becoming a pediatric doctor or a surgeon. Because of this, I decided to major in Bio-chem/Pre-med. During my free time, I like to draw, paint, spend time with friends & family and play video games. I also love to delve into the internet and learn more about human conditions, both mental and physical. Moreover, I plan to become even more involved in the activities at Albright, even as a freshman.
Former Council Members
Anne Sara Bien-Aime ’20 – Students of Caribbean-African Association President
Natalie Buck ’21 – Admission Ambassador
Sharyce Dey ’20 – ALC Tutors
La’Shae Eaddy ’20 – POPs Steering Committee
Tyler Faulkner ’21 – WXAC Program Director
Karl Fey ’21 – Albright Improv President
Taylor Grayson ’20 – The Albrightian Editor-in-Chief
Faith Guzzo ’20 – SGA President
Allison Kephart ’21 – Domino Players Artistic Director
Alyssa Medina ’20 – Panhellenic Council President
Tiffany Ng ’20 – International Students Association (ISA) President
Jessica Nixon ’19 – African American Society President
Christian Orlando ’20 – Interfraternity Council (IFC) Chairman
Jacob Pollicove ’20 – SGA Executive VP
Veronica Rutecky ’20 – Environmental Campus Outreach (ECO) President
Tania Santiago ’20 – Pride Plus Leader
Julie Schrey ’21 – Resident Assistant Lead
Isabel Skovera ’21 – National Organization for Women (NOW) President
Trinity Smith ’20 – Gospel Choir President
Autumn Spears ’20 – Albright Christian Fellowship President
Mara Trifoi ’20 – Commuter Students’ Association President
Paris Walker ’20 – At-large member—upperclass
Anthony Woodlock ’20 – Club Sports
Brooke Yerger ’20 – Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) President
Ryan Barry ’19 – WXAC
Paul Cieri ’20 – POPs Steering Committee
Ibrahim Diakite ’19 – African American Society
Sean Dugan ’20 – Resident Assistant in Residential Life
Emily Durell ’19 – ALC Tutors
Alma Felix ’19 – National Organization for Women (NOW)
Avery Foster ’19 – Lion Enterprises
Taylor Grayson ’20 – The Albrightian
Katie Keough ’19 – Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
Tyler Kiwak ’19 – Lion Diplomats
Heather MacQuarrie ’19 – Student Government Association (SGA)
Baboucarr Manneh ’20 – Club Sports
Connor McLaughlin ’19 – Domino Players
Alyssa Medina ’20 – Panhellenic Council (Spring 2019)
Michael Miller ’19 – Albright Christian Fellowship (Fall 2018)
Kelly Neary ’19 – Albright Improv
Rachael Ogunleye ’19 – Caribbean Culture Club
Stephanie Pinel ’20 – Admission Ambassadors
Jacob Pollicove ’20 – At-large Member (upper-class student)
Raquel Rohrbach ’20 – Commuter Student Association
Veronica Rutecky ’20 – Environmental Campus Outreach (ECO)
Tania Santiago ’20 – International Students Association (ISA)
Isha Shah ’21 – Student Government Association (SGA)
Alyssa Sherman ’20 – Pride Plus
Trinity Smith ’20 – Gospel Choir Representative
Jade Stern ’19 – American Sign Language (ASL) Organization (Fall 2018)
Thomas Armstrong ’18 – Pride Plus
Briana Berstler ’20 – Commuter Student Association
Tracy Celestin ’18 – Caribbean Culture Club
Emily Durell ’19 – Peer Tutors
Ahmed Elhaddad ’18 – Club Sport
Ghanashyam Gautam ’18 – International Students Association
Erick Goldsmith ’20 – Resident Assistant
Monae Jones ’19 – Domino Players
Katie Keough ’19 – Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
Franchesca LeBrun ’18 – Panhellenic Council
Madeline Martin ’18 – Lion Diplomats
Nina Mazzarelli ’18 – Admission Ambassadors
Elise Nelson ’18 – The Albrightian
Savannah L. Peck ’18 – Lion Enterprises
Karen Shuker ’18 – School of Professional Studies (SPS)
Garrett R. Solomon ’18 – Less Than or Equal to (Improv Society)
Rebekah Turbett ’18 – Albright Christian Fellowship
Jordan Winkler ’18 – Student Government Association