Lindsay Sell

Director  – (She/Her/Hers)

Lindsay joined the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life staff in September 2013.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication at Colorado State University (CSU), during which time she held the position of President of the Panhellenic Council.  Lindsay also earned her Master of Science degree in the Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program at CSU.  Lindsay has previously served as the Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life at the University of Connecticut, and in 2011 she returned to CSU to work as the Assistant Director for Student Advancement Program in the Office of Events & Constituent Engagement.  Lindsay is committed to her membership in Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity for Women, and routinely volunteers and is recognized for her contributions to the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA).

Advising Areas:National Pan-Hellenic Council,Professional Fraternity Council, Panhellenic Association

Chapter Liaison:Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Sigma Pi, Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc., FIJI, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Delta, Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Mu, Pi Kappa Phi, Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority, Inc., Sigma Nu

Content Areas:  Development/Fundraising, Risk Management (Workgroup & OWS Track), Hazing Prevention*, Alcohol & Other Drugs

Responsibilities: Ascend, Council Leadership Programs, Fraternity and Sorority Members Against Sexual Assault course, OWS Coordination,  House Corporations, CGA Program (Communication, Reporting, Invoicing), Alumnae Panhellenic, Budget/Finances*, Elevation (Program), Grades/Chapters at a Glance
* shared responsibility

Natalie Padrón

Assistant Director – (She/Her/Hers)

Natalie joined the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life staff in June 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with a concentration in Religion from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and went on to receive her Master of Education degree in Student Personnel in Higher Education from the University of Florida. During her time at UF Natalie advised the Multicultural Greek Council, served on the Divisional Protest Response Team, and enjoyed mentoring undergraduate students through the University Minority Mentor Program. Natalie is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Theta Women’s Fraternity, and the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA). She is originally from Miami, FL.

Advising Areas:  Interfraternity Council, FSL Ambassadors

Chapter Liaison:Alpha Delta Chi, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Alpha Gamma Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Tau Delta, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., Phi Delta Theta, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Chi, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc., Sigma Phi Epsilon

Content Areas: Interpersonal Violence Prevention, External Relations Insert, Welcome Back Block Party, & OWS Track), Service & Philanthropy (& OWS Track)

Responsibilities: Advanced Leadership Course, Budget/Finance, CGA Program (Meetings and Trainings), Elevation (Tracking), Inclusive Leadership Class*, Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Institute*, FSL Newsletter, Office Ecology, Presidents (Forum), Staff Development, Student Interns*                                                             

* shared responsibility

Justin M. Schwendeman

Accountability Specialist – (He/Him/His)

Justin joined the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life in November 2019. Prior to the Accountability Specialist role, Justin held a Residence Director role here at CSU. Justin earned his bachelors in integrated Elementary and Special Education from Towson University. This is also where Justin held roles as the Vice President of Health and Safety as well as Secretary for the Iota Sigma Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity. He then went on to serve as an Assistant Residence Hall Director as Kent State University while earning his Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel. Justin is an active member of American College Personnel Association (ACPA) serving as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Colorado Chapter of the organization.

Advising Areas: Fraternity & Sorority Joint Judicial Board

Content Areas: Standards/ Accountability (OWS Track), Hazing Prevention

Responsibilities: Assessment Initiatives, CGA Program (Evaluation & Recognition), Hazing Prevention Week*, Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Institute*, Parents & Families

* shared responsibility

Amanda Taylor

Program Coordinator – (She/Her/Hers)

Amanda joined the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life staff in July 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies at New Mexico State University (NMSU). While at NMSU, Amanda became a member of Delta Zeta Sorority and served as the Panhellenic Council President. In May 2017, she also completed her Master of Science degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) at Colorado State University (CSU). During her time at CSU, Amanda assisted in the implementation of campus-wide events as a graduate assistant in the Campus Activities Department, as well as served as a Chapter Graduate Advisor for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Amanda is a member of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) and hopes to continue her involvement with the association throughout her career. Amanda believes in the fraternal movement and has dedicated herself to supporting students in her role as a coordinator in the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Advising Areas: Multicultural Greek Council*, Programming Board

Chapter Liaison: Alpha Phi Gamma National Sorority, Inc., Chi Omega, Delta Chi, Farmhouse, Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Sigma, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., Lambda Sigma Upsilon Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Pi, Theta Chi, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Content Areas: Hazing Prevention*, New Member Education (OWS Track), Sexual Health

Responsibilities: Advisors, AFLV, CGA Program (Selection), Elevation (Education & End of Year Panels), Emerging Leadership Course*, FSL Awards*, Inclusive Leadership Course*, F/S 101, FSL Awards*

* shared responsibility

Shaill Vasavada

Graduate Student – (She/Her/Hers)

Shaill joined the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life staff in August 2018. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology at University of Maryland College Park. While at UMD, Shaill joined Alpha Omicron Pi, serving as Vice President of Standards and Chapter President. After graduating in 2016, Shaill began working at American University in Washington, D.C. as a part-time assistant in Fraternity and Sorority Life before joining full time as Assistant to the Senior Director of University Center and Student Activities. In these roles, Shaill had the opportunity to learn about student affairs before starting at Colorado State University in August 2018. She is pursuing her Masters of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) and hopes to remain involved with Fraternity and Sorority Life in her career.

Advising Areas: Body Project, Multicultural Greek Council*, Order of Omega

Chapter Liaison: Alpha Sigma Kappa, Beta Gamma Nu Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Kappa Gamma, Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Kappa Theta,  Triangle Fraternity, Sigma Alpha, Sigma Tau Gamma, Zeta Tau Alpha

Content Areas: Scholarship (OWS Track), Mental Health

Responsibilities:  Council Officer Installation, FSL Awards*, Emerging Leadership Class*, Student Interns*

* shared responsibility

Student Intern Staff

Tatianna Medina – (She/Her/Hers) Elevation Accreditation Intern

Mikayla Powell – (She/Her/Hers) Elevation Accreditation Intern

Ahjina Hopkins – (She/Her/Hers) Community Service & Philanthropy Intern

Daniela Gonzalez – (She/Her/Hers) Leadership Intern

Cassandra Richer – (She/Her/Hers) Public Relations Intern

Nayely Raygoza-Nunez – (She/Her/Hers) Programming Intern

Chapter Graduate Advisors

Sydney Shackelford – (She/Her/Hers) Alpha Phi Gamma National Sorority, Inc.
Sydney is in the second year in the SAHE Program with an assistantship in SLiCE

Hannah Elliott – (She/Her/Hers) Alpha Sigma Kappa
Hannah is in the second year of the SAHE program with an assistantship in University Housing

Diane Yang – (She/Her/Hers) Alpha Tau Omega
Diane is in the first year of the SAHE program with an assistantship in the Career Center

Shay Harris – (He/Him/His) Delta Chi
Shay is in the second year of the SAHE program with an assistantship in University Housing

Chris Amerman – (He/Him/His) Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI)
Chris is in the second year of the SAHE Program with an assistantship at Front Range Community College (FRCC)

Manilyn Gumapas – (She/Her/Hers) Sigma Nu
Manilyn is in the first year of the SAHE Program with a research assistantship 

Malik Burton – (He/Him/His) Sigma Pi
Malik is in the second year of the SAHE Program with an assistantship in Parent and Family Programs

Shaill Vasavada – (She/Her/Hers) Theta Chi
Shaill is in the second year of the SAHE Program with an assistantship in the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Gabriel Navarro – (He/Him/His) Triangle
Gabriel is in the second year of the SAHE Program with an assistantship in RamRide