Liza Thompson is a senior at Lafayette from Charleston, South Carolina. She studies International Affairs and Government/Law, which was inspired by a gap year before her freshman year at Lafayette where she lived in Southeast Asia with several different host families and conducted community service projects. Outside of Kappa, Liza is a tour guide for the Lafayette College Ambassador Program and a student reporter for the Communications department. She is also a member of the TedX club, Consulting club, and Women in Law club. Liza’s favorite part of Kappa is being the president and getting to work with all of the amazing women that are a part of this chapter.
Vice President Organizations
Maddie Gaeta is a junior at Lafayette College from Summit, NJ. On campus, Maddie is a member of the Women in Law club, the club field hockey team, and the club lacrosse team! As the oldest of five girls in her family, Maddie loves spending time with her sisters at home and at school. As VPO for Zeta Beta’s chapter, Maddie really enjoys working with each of our chapter officers individually and helping them look over their committees.
Vice President Standards
Val Nieves is a junior at Lafayette College, from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. She is majoring in Government and Law and minoring in Spanish. Val absolutely loves Kappa for allowing her to be inspired all the time by her sisters, get to meet so many amazing people on campus, and gain great leadership experience as VPS.
Cristina is a senior at Lafayette from Madison, NJ. She is majoring in economics and receiving her finance certificate as well as minoring in Spanish. She studied abroad this semester in Barcelona where she was able to travel and learn about the cultures of different European countries. Cristina enjoys being able to use what she has learned in her academics at Lafayette to help Kappa Kappa Gamma as treasurer. Cristina loves Kappa because she has found her best friends and supporters that inspire her to be her best everyday!
Vice President of Academic Excellence
Hannah is a junior at Lafayette from Yorktown Heights, New York. Hannah is double majoring in Government & Law and Philosophy and plans to attend law school after college. Hannah loves being able to work with her sisters to achieve and maintain their academic excellence as VPAE. On campus, Hannah is a member of Women in Law, an Orientation Leader, and the RA for Kappa! Hannah’s favorite aspect of Kappa is how all of the sisters inspire each other to be their best selves! Fun fact: Hannah was a member of Lafayette Cheer during her first year.
Lily is a junior at Lafayette College from Orlando, Florida. Lily is double majoring in International Affairs and Anthropology & Sociology with a minor in Spanish. On campus, Lily is a member of the Best Buddies club, TEDx club, the club lacrosse team, and Student Movement Against Cancer club. She looks forward to being a PARDner for the freshman class in the fall! Lily is so grateful to be part of the supportive and loving family that is Kappa! Her sisters put a smile on her face and inspire her every day, and always motivate her to be her best self.
Lauren is a junior from Middlebury, CT studying neuroscience and theater. In her free time, she works in a Neuroscience-Engineering research lab on campus, performs with College Theatre and the Marquis Players, and serves on the Board of Marquis Scholars and Fellows. She is looking forward to the fall to be an Orientation Leader again and to move back into the Kappa house! As Marshal, she loves celebrating KKG’s history and ritual with her sisters.
Zoe is a senior at Lafayette studying Mechanical Engineering. She is from Summit, NJ but spent her childhood years living right outside of Paris! Zoe loves Kappa as it has allowed for her to create numerous meaningful relationships with women who inspire and motivate her every single day. As Recruitment Chair, she is so excited for new members to join our amazing sisterhood!
Public Relations Chairman
Jessie is a junior at Lafayette College where she studies Economics and Psychology. She is from New Hope, PA and is the youngest of four children. On campus, she is involved in Student Government, Lafayette Activities Forum (LAF), and Lafayette Student Alumni Council (LSAC)! Her favorite position on campus, however, is being an Orientation Leader! Jessie loves Kappa because it has given her her best friends for life!!
Emilie is a junior at Lafayette College from Sea Cliff, New York. She is a double major in Anthropology and Sociology, along with Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. On campus she is the Director of Traditions for Lafayette Activities Forum, a member of Student Government, volunteers in the Northampton County Prison, and she is looking forward to being an Orientation Leader for the new Freshmen class! Emilie loves Kappa because she loves being surrounded by girls who are so motivated and driven, who are constantly pushing her to be at her best. A fun fact about Emilie is that she is a Sailing Instructor, and one summer was rescued by the coast guard!
Ingrid is a senior from Weston, CT. At Lafayette, she is studying Neuroscience as well as Anthropology & Sociology. On campus she is currently a Director for the Orientation and Welcome Weeks Program, president of the Club Lacrosse Team, a TA for neurobiology and is looking forward to being the TA for Physiological Psych in the fall! Ingrid’s favorite part about being in Kappa has been living in the house this past year with all of her closest friends just across the hall!
Kimmy is a junior at Lafayette College where she studies Psychology with a minor in Economics. She is from Vero Beach, Florida and is the youngest of five children. As a transfer student, Kimmy loves Kappa because right when she came to Lafayette she found her best friends and an entire chapter full of inspiring and amazing women to support her. Kimmy can’t wait to be back living in the Kappa house in the fall where she serves as House Chairman.
New Member Chairman
Dani Beganovic is a senior at Lafayette College pursuing a degree in Economics. She is from New York City. On campus, she is able to continue her athletic career by being a player on the Club Volleyball Team. She is also a member of Lafayette Recreation Services. Dani’s favorite part about kappa is being New Member Chairman and helping guide new members into the family of Kappa at Lafayette. She is excitedly awaiting the next class to join Kappa!
Chapter Panhellenic Delegate
Gaby is a junior at Lafayette college pursuing a double major in Policy Studies & Environmental Studies. From Southern California, she splits her time between Orange County and her family ranch in San Diego county. On campus, she is able to continue her life-long passion of riding horses by being a member of Lafayette’s Club Equestrian Team. She also pursues her love for videography and photography by being a member of Lafayette Recreation Services Media & Marketing Team. In her free time, she also enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time outdoors. Gaby is most thankful for the unconditional inspiration and support that her sisters of Kappa provide her. She has found her friends for life, and cannot wait to be reunited with them in the Fall!
Risk Management Chairman
Lauren Cloughen is a junior from Greenwich, Connecticut, and Kappa Kappa Gamma’s Risk Management Chairman! Lauren is a Government & Law major with a Studio Art minor. She was an Orientation Leader this past fall and is eternally grateful for the friends and memories made. As Risk Management Chairman, Lauren’s job is to keep our sisters happy, healthy, and safe! A program she is very passionate about is the Body Image Panel and Workshop that was organized by former Risk Chairman, Renna Thomas, and Lafayette’s LiveWell. Last year was the first year the program ran and Lauren is excited to announce Kappa Kappa Gamma will be continuing this panel in the Fall of 2020! Lauren is thankful for Kappa because she is surrounded by such an incredible group of women who inspire her to be her best, kindest self.
Ellen Zammarchi is a junior from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. She is majoring in Neuroscience and hopes to attend dental school after graduation. She is involved in the Pre-Dental Society, the Italian club, and Meals for Third Street, which is a volunteering group. She loves Kappa Kappa Gamma because it has introduced her to her closest friends and has helped her cultivate her leadership skills.