Executive Board



Jessica Marelli | 2021-2022 President
  • Jessica is a 4th year Animal Science major from Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.  She enjoys traveling, raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and hanging out with friends and family.


VP Administration

Erin Nemivant | 2021-2022 VP Administration
  • Erin is a 4th year Animal Science major from Scottsdale, AZ! She is a member of Alpha Phi. She enjoys running, doing animal behavior research, and always spending time with her family and pets!


VP Finance

Angela Weber | 2021-2022 VP Finance
  • Angela is a 4th year Food Science major from Alameda, CA, and is in Kappa Alpha Theta. In her free time, she enjoys baking, hiking, and playing the piano. After graduation, she hopes to work in alternate protein developing new plant-based food recipes!


VP Internal

Shachar-Lee Yaakobovitz | 2021-2022 VP Internal
  • Shachar-Lee (pronounced “sha-har-lee”) is a 4th year Psychology and Theatre & Dance double major, minoring in Sociology. Shachar-Lee is the Internal Vice President, in charge of handling internal affairs such as planning socials and bringing workshops that help our members develop. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, the associate chapter of Panhellenic. On campus, she works as a student supervisor in the Residential Academics department of Student Housing & Dining Services. Shachar-Lee works in the Metascience Lab at UC Davis and works virtually with a lab abroad at Bar-Ilan University, the Laboratory for Dynamic Processes of Psychopathology and Psychotherapy.


VP External

Ashley Dean | 2021-2022 VP External
  • Ashley Dean is serving as your VP External for the 2021-22 school year. She is a third-year at UC Davis and a member of the Alpha Chi Omega chapter. She is a Sociology and Communications double major and is interested in going into human resources. She is excited for this upcoming year! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need anything!



Payton Gates | 2020-2021 Advisor
  • Payton is the Coordinator of Sorority & Fraternity Life within the Center for Student Involvement and works closely with all Greek organizations at UC Davis. She completed her undergraduate degree at Oregon State University where she is also an alumna member of Chi Omega. She also has a masters degree in higher education counseling & student affairs from Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo. Some of her favorite things include coffee, road trips and spending time with her husband and new puppy named Nash.



Vanessa D Talavera | 2020-2021 Advisor
  • Vanessa is an alumna of UC Davis and recent graduate from University of Michigan with a Master's in Educational Leadership and Policy. She works at the Center for Student Involvement and oversees Academic, International, and Honor Societies such as Order of Omega. In her free time she likes to hike, watch YouTube, and spend time with her Maltipoo puppy named DaVinci.