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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
Chapter Services Specialist, Kate Wehby
Educational Consultants, Olivia Hilton and Bethany Yost
Director of Membership Growth, Gretchen Stahl Foran
Recruitment Specialist, Ashley Smith
Education Specialist, Sarah Wild
Director of Operations, Holly Morris
Director of Finance, Pam Myhre
Chapter Finance Specialist, Kellee Neary
Member Engagement Coordinator, Justina Solties
Administrative Assistant, Jessica Zabriskie

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

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

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 and chapter probation management; collegiate chapter housing; and brand standards enforcement and education.

Contact the Director of Chapter Services when you have chapter management concerns or issues that exceed your Educational Consultants 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 

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: 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, recruitment support and education, and the Four-Year Member Development Program implementation; risk reduction and restorative 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. 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 Conslutants
Olivia Hilton ohilton@alphasigmatau.org
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 Olivia or 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 Olivia or Bethany’s client chapters.

Director of Membership Growth
Gretchen Stahl Foran gstahl@alphasigmatau.org ext. 7226

The Director of Membership Growth is responsible for overseeing the extension and recruitment efforts of the Sorority, as well as membership development.

General Areas of Responsibility: collegiate membership recruitment and retention; Recruitment Boot Camp program management; extension; primary RFM contact; and collegiate member development, education, and leadership training including the Four-Year Member Development Program and educational programming at national events.

Contact Gretchen when you have a question regarding recruitment or retention, the Four-Year Member Development Program, RFM, or if you’re interested in presenting at a national event or becoming a volunteer for the Four-Year Member Development Program. If your campus is discussing extension, please contact your Alpha Sigma Tau NPC Area Delegate, listed in Officer Portal.

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 Chapter Advisory Board members toward enhanced membership recruitment and retention results.

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 2nd 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, please contact your Alpha Sigma Tau NPC Area Delegate, listed in Officer Portal.

Education Specialist
Sarah Wild swild@alphasigmatau.org ext. 7574

The Education Specialist assists in advancing the Sorority’s strategic goals related to collegiate leadership development, education, and training.

General Areas of Responsibility: new member education initiatives; GreekLifeEDU program management; general leadership development content, including but not limited to conflict resolution, goal setting, accountability/sisterhood, and team work.

Contact Sarah when you have a question about new member education, GreekLifeEDU, or leadership development.

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.

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 filing taxes on behalf of your chapter.

Chapter Finance Specialist
Kellee Neary kneary@alphasigmatau.org ext. 7574

The Chapter Finance Specialist assists with routine accounting tasks and supports chapters with financial management.

General Areas of Responsibility: invoice and payment processing; and collegiate chapter financial support through Billhighway maximization and chapter officer and advisor financial education.

Contact Kellee when you have a question about chapter finances, including the chapter budget, Billhighway features, paying vendors and national dues, fees, and assessments, or questions with member status issues related to billing.

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

The Member Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the Sorority’s communications and overall member engagement.

General Areas of Responsibility: the Sorority’s communication schedule, plan and tools; alumnae chapter and association support; Alumnae Initiation program; Alpha Sigma Tau Ritual; and publication management, including but not limited to THE ANCHOR, THE CREST, and Alpha Signal.

Contact Justina when you have a question about Ritual, alumnae chapter or association support, Sorority communications, or Alumnae Initiation.

Administrative Assistant
Jessica Zabriskie admin@alphasigmatau.org ext. 7563

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for serving as the main point of 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, overall data management, etc.

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