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Headquarters Staff

The employees of the Sorority are the Headquarters Staff.

The Headquarters Staff leads the Sorority in executing strategic initiatives based on our core values of Intellect, Excellence, Graciousness, Respect and Connections. These core values guide the operations and decisions of the Sorority.

Contact Information:
Mail: 3334 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Phone: 317-613-7575
Fax: 317-613-7111
Email: headquarters@alphasigmatau.org

Executive Director, Jim Paponetti
Director of Chapter Services, Angie Bong
Chapter Services Specialist, Kate Wehby
Educational Consultant, Bethany Yost
Director of Member Education, Gretchen Stahl Foran
Recruitment Specialist, Ashley Smith
Director of Operations, Holly Morris
Director of Finance, Pam Myhre
Director of Marketing and Communications, Ben Nemenoff
Member Engagement Coordinator, Justina Solties
Administrative Assistant, Jessica Zabriskie
Emerald Boutique Manager, Amanda Newell
Emerald Boutique Account Manager, Naydia Mills

For a list of current employment opportunities with Alpha Sigma Tau, visit the Employment Opportunity page.

Executive Director
Jim Paponetti, CAE, jpaponetti@alphasigmatau.org

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Sorority and implementing such policies as may be adopted by the National Council.

General Areas of Responsibility: Headquarters Staff hiring, discipline, and supervision; Volunteer Personnel recruitment, appointment, and support; Strategic Plan objective execution; National Council support; resource allocation; management of policies as determined by the National Council; implementation of public relations strategy; relationship management; and collegiate chapter housing.

Director of Chapter Services
Angie Bong, abong@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7229

The Director of Chapter Services is responsible for general collegiate chapter management and support and alumnae services.

General Areas of Responsibility: Educational Consultant program; the Sorority’s awards and recognition program; operational and management-related collegiate chapter support; Chapter Advisory Board appointment and support; risk management and risk reduction; incident investigation; chapter probation management; collegiate membership recruitment and retention; Recruitment Boot Camp program management; extension; primary RFM contact.

Contact the Angie when you have chapter management concerns or issues that exceed your Headquarters Staff Contact’s ability to assist; if your chapter is on probation with the Sorority or your college/university; if you are interested in becoming an Educational Consultant; or if you need assistance with any of the items listed above.

Chapter Services Specialist
Kate Wehby, kwehby@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7228

The Chapter Services Specialist serves as the primary point of contact for a list of client chapters and works to impact change through long-term plans and solutions.

General Areas of Responsibility: new member education initiatives; GreekLifeEDU program management; risk reduction and restorative education; collegiate chapter support to client chapters, including but not limited to officer structure, nominations and elections, officer transition and training, Chapter Advisory Board support, Tau Honor Council education, recruitment support and education; 3rd RFM contact; and new chapter support.

Contact Kate if your chapter is one of Kate’s client chapters and you have questions regarding chapter management and operations, new member education, or GreekLifeEDU. Chapter officers can view the chapter’s Headquarters Contact in Officer Portal to see if their chapter is one of Kate’s client chapters.

Educational Consultant
Bethany Yost, byost@alphasigmatau.org

Educational Consultants serve as the primary point of contact for collegiate chapters regarding chapter operations and management questions and concerns.

General Areas of Responsibility: collegiate chapter support to client chapters, including but not limited to officer structure, nominations and elections, officer transition and training, Chapter Advisory Board support, Tau Honor Council education, new member education, and the Four-Year Member Development Program implementation; and system support, including Billhighway, GINsystem, and Officer Portal.

Contact Bethany if your chapter is one of their client chapters and you have questions regarding chapter management. Chapter officers can view the chapter’s Headquarters Contact in Officer Portal to see if their chapter is one of Bethany’s client chapters.

Director of Member Education
Gretchen Stahl Foran, gstahl@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7226 

The Director of Member Education is responsible for advancing the Sorority’s strategic goals related to collegiate leadership development, education, and training.

General Areas of Responsibility: general leadership development content, including but not limited to conflict resolution, goal setting, accountability/sisterhood, and team work; leadership training including Illuminate; and educational programming at national events.

Contact Gretchen when you have a question regarding Illuminate or if you’re interested in presenting at a national event.

Recruitment Specialist
Ashley Smith, aksmith@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7573

The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for working with client chapters to coach their collegiate members and with Chapter Advisory Board members toward enhanced membership recruitment and retention results. The Recruitment Specialist also works to advance the Sorority’s extension and colonization efforts.

General Areas of Responsibility: collegiate chapter recruitment support; recruitment education and support, including but not limited to Recruitment Advisor education and support, membership selection education, and fully structured, partially structured, minimally structured, and continuous open recruitment models; colony recruitment; and 1st RFM contact.

Contact Ashley when you have a question about recruitment processes, preparation for recruitment, membership selection procedures, or if you are one of Ashley’s client chapters. If your campus is discussing changing its style of recruitment or considering extension, please contact your Alpha Sigma Tau NPC Area Delegate, listed in Officer Portal.

Director of Operations
Holly Morris, CAE, CMP, hmorris@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7571

The Director of Operations is responsible for ensuring smooth operating systems and events for the Sorority.

General Areas of Responsibility: meetings and event management, including but not limited to Convention, Officer Academy, Advisor Academy, regional events, and National Council meetings; system management; and affinity management and licensed vendors (including The Emerald Boutique).

Contact Holly when you need information on licensed vendors, need to get local vendors licensed, or have event logistics questions for Convention or Officer Academy (rooming, travel, etc.).

Director of Finance
Pam Myhre pmyhre@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7565 

The Director of Finance is responsible for managing all in-house general accounting tasks, overseeing accounts payable and receivable, and handling general human resource related tasks.

General Areas of Responsibility: accounting; payroll administration; human resource administration; budget preparation; financial reporting; chapter tax support; and sales tax management.

Contact Pam when you have a question about your collegiate chapter financial statement or filing taxes on behalf of your chapter.

Director of Marketing and Communications
Ben Nemenoff, bnemenoff@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7574

The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and executing a clearly defined marketing and communications strategy and coordinating message consistency.

General Areas of Responsibility: implementing a marketing and public relations strategy; strategically crafting messages for Sorority materials, including all publications and marketing; ensuring marketing alignment with short and long term strategic objectives; ensuring high-quality content and on-time delivery of Sorority publications in collaboration with Headquarters Staff and volunteers; leading efforts to develop, enhance, and educate members on brand standards; making timely and accurate content updates to the Sorority website.

Contact Ben if you have questions about Sorority communications (such as THE ANCHOR and THE CREST) or if you have a story you would like to share.

Member Engagement Coordinator
Justina Solties, jsolties@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7572 

The Member Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the Sorority’s alumnae member engagement.

General Areas of Responsibility: Chapter Advisory Board recruitment and appointment; alumnae chapter and association support; Alumnae Initiation program; Alpha Sigma Tau Ritual.

Contact Justina when you have a question about Chapter Advisory Board recruitment and appointment, Ritual, alumnae chapter or association support, or Alumnae Initiation.

Administrative Assistant
Jessi Zabriskie, admin@alphasigmatau.org, ext. 7563

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for serving as the main point of general member services contact. The Administrative Assistant answers the main telephone line, responds to general email inquiries, and manages all incoming and outgoing mail.

General Areas of Responsibility: general member service questions; member status changes; supply orders; and overall data management.

Contact Jessi when you have questions about member status changes, need assistance with a supply order, need to order a replacement Badge, or when you are not sure who you need to contact.

Emerald Boutique Manager
Amanda Newell, sales@astemeraldboutique.com, 317-644-1277

General Areas of Responsibility: customer service; website orders; prize fulfillment; general inquiries.

Contact Amanda when you have general questions about the Emerald Boutique or the merchandise, need to claim a prize, need to exchange or return an online purchase, or have a problem with an online order.

Emerald Boutique Account Manager
Naydia Mills, custom@astemeraldboutique.com, 317-644-1277

General Areas of Responsibility: customer service; custom merchandise; bulk orders; shop boxes.

Contact Naydia if your chapter is interested in receiving a shop box or creating a custom group order for your chapter such as t-shirts, totes, bid day packs or other custom apparel or items.