Sigma Kappa

Chapter Officers

Chapter Officers

Maria Mastrocesare


My name is Maria Mastrocesare and I am Chapter President for 2018! I am a Communications major with a concentration in Public Relations, graduating Spring 2019. In addition to Sigma Kappa, I also work in the tutoring center as an English tutor and a tour guide in the Admissions office!

Emma Schurman

Executive Vice President

I'm from Sewickley, Pa and I'm a Statistics and Predictive Analytics major. My favorite thing about Sigma Kappa is always having a support system for anything I need! On campus, I am involved in the Fraternal Values Society, the History Club, and the Student Program Board! A fun fact about me is I played soccer and was on the swim team for 12 years!

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: As Executive Vice President I oversee our standards council and make sure our chapter adheres to all risk management policies.

Cathleen Schnaekel

Vice President of Programming

I am a sophomore majoring in actuarial science and minoring in data analytics from Erie, PA. I am a retired hockey and soccer player, and I love the Penguins. I love the Office and One Tree Hill (Naley forever & always)!! My greatest accomplishment was becoming a member of Chick-fil-a's invite-only rewards program

  • Email Address:
  • Description of Position: As Vice President of Programming, I plan and facilitate the chapter's programming at informal chapters and am in charge of planning the chapter's yearly calendar.

Heather Stazetski

Vice President of New Member Education

I'm a senior biomedical and mechanical engineering student. I'm an outgoing person that loves to get involved on campus. I like bike riding, swimming, trying new things, and going on new adventures.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: As VPNME, I am in charge of teaching the New Members Sigma Kappa's history. I plan Bid Day, and coordinate the Big/Little pairings and reside on the Executive Council.

Mara Petrone

Vice President of Membership

I am a sophomore nursing major and joined Sigma Kappa in 2016. I love to spend time with sisters and enjoy meeting members of other chapters! When I'm not on campus with my sisters, I can be found working at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh or skiing at Seven Springs.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: As VPM I plan and organize Fall Recruitment as well as hold workshops throughout the year to educate our members!

Olivia Zizak

Vice President of Scolarship

I am a junior Marketing and Management major from Imperial, PA. In addition to Sigma Kappa, I am a member of the American Marketing Association and RMU Sentry Media.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: I design the scholarship program, assist sisters academically, and monitor the chapter GPA.

Ducky Gootz

Vice President Of Alumnae Relations

I am a junior cyber forensics major with a concentration in programming and a minor in criminal justice. I love animals, music, baseball, being outdoors, and, of course anything Sigma Kappa. I am also Vice President of Star Wars club, Secretary of the Top Secret Colonials and an active member around campus!

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: VPAR is a way of keeping our alumnae involved after their collegiate terms. I hold events to allow networking between current members and alumnae and we keep alumnae updated through different activities and newsletters throughout the year.

Julie Jenkins

Vice President of Communications

I'm a senior majoring in Applied Mathematics and I'm from Derry, PA. On campus I am a student research assistant in the School of Engineering Mathematics and Science, I'm a majorette, I play trumpet in pep band, I'm in Fraternal Values Society, Women in Business, and Love Your Melon Club. A fun fact about myself is that I love to play tennis and I can juggle.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: My job as the Vice President of Communications means that I am in charge of attendance - I make sure everyone is where they are supposed to be and at the correct time. I also record all of our chapter meetings via minutes.

Cassidy Soboslay

Vice President of Philanthropic Service

I am a junior communication major with a focus in journalism. I'm the Social Media Manager for RMU Sentry Media, work at the Colonial Hub, and I'm a member of the Society for Collegiate Journalists.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: The VPPS develops and coordinates service opportunities for the chapter on and off campus. She raises awareness for Sigma Kappa’s five philanthropies and encourages members to get involved in the community.

Lydia Tamayo

Vice President of Finance

Hi! I am a Accounting and marketing major at Robert Morris University striving to get my CPA in the future. In addition to Vice President Finance for Sigma Kappa, I am the Director of Community Engagement for the Resident Hall Association.

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: As VPF I overlook all of Sigma Kappa's finances and create the annual budget for the year.

Jordan Harshman

Panhellenic Delegate

I am a sophomore communications major with a minor in sport management. I am from West Mifflin, PA and I love hanging out with my friends and going on adventures!

  • Email:
  • Description of Position: I attend Panhellenic Council meetings. I participate in voting and relay all Panhellenic news to our chapter members.