LEAD organizes leadership programs, helps new organizations form, empowers current organizations to succeed, and maintains this website. Leadership Consultants who work for the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement are available to help student organizations with questions they might have. At least one Leadership Consultant is assigned to each student organization at West Chester University. LEAD has a Leadership Resource Center office in Sykes 218 which includes brochures, flyers, information packets, books, media, and other materials available to new or seasoned student groups. All of these resources are completely FREE! The Leadership Consultants are also ready and available to facilitate different sessions for your organization, whether it be team building, stress management, etc... Stop by the Leadership Resource Center today and help take your organization grow and succeed!

Liz Bishop  
About Liz
My name is Liz Bishop, and I am a senior Accounting & Finance major. Some of my activities outside of being a Senior Leadership Consultant and Global Ambassador include the Accounting Society, Greek Life, music activities and University Ambassadors. I enjoy watching TV and being with my family and friends.This year, I am super excited to learn new things from working with so many leaders on campus and truly make a difference through leadership on campus. :)

As a returning Leadership Consultant, I will be working with Student Services Incorporated (SSI).

You can reach me in my office hours in Sykes 218 during the following times:
Monday 3-5:30
Tuesday 10-12:30
Wednesday 3-5:30
Thursday 10-12:30

Evan Booth - Leadership Consultant 
About Evan
My name is Evan Booth. I am a 4th year Accounting and Finance Major from North Wales Pennsylvania. I am the President of Delta Chi, the S.S.I. Chair of Student Government, a Leadership Consultant, and an Orientation Leader. Currently, I am the Greek Letter Organizations' Leadership Consultant for this year.

Joseph J Deegan  
About Joseph
My name's Joe Deegan, and I am a fourth year English education major hailing from the great town of Warminster, Pennsylvania. I spend my time on campus as a DJ on WCUR, doing service with the Friars' Society, welcoming new students to campus as an Orientation Leader, and trying to attend as many other events as possible. In my past, I was a resident assistant in Wayne and Brandywine Halls, and I know I will miss it dearly this upcoming year. I am most looking forward to working with tons of organizations as well as being introduced to some of the organizations I have never communicated with on campus.

I will be working with the Religious and Service organizations.

My office hours are:
Monday - 12:00pm-2:30pm.
Tuesday - 10:00am-1:30pm.
Wednesday - NONE.
Thursday - 10:00am-1:30pm.
Friday - By appointment only.

Michael W. Pettis  
About Michael W.
Hello everyone!
My name is Michael W. Pettis and I am currently a Super Senior here at West Chester University. I am dual majoring in Music Theory & Composition and Music Education. I look forward to the future and to hopefully attend graduate school where I would like to further my degree in event composition and conducting! Besides being a Leadership Consultant, I am the Vice President of the Rho Sigma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Treasurer of the Swope Ensemble Association, and Vice-President of L.E.A.D, and Coordinator of The Swope Mentoring Program. I love creating opportunities for collaborations, leadership and fun. Being involved on campus has really enriched my experience here at West Chester and I wouldn't change a thing.

I will be serving as the Leadership Consultant to the Governing Bodies and the Last 3rd of the Academic Groups (Political Science to Women in Science).

Office hours in Sykes 218:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am - 11am
Tuesday, Thursday: 1pm - 3:30pm

Erica Vasquez  
About Erica
Hi Everyone!

I'm a Senior Leadership Consultant who works directly with Sports Clubs and the Rec Center. I’m pursuing a degree in Public Health/Health Promotion here at WCU and have a passion for all things health, and of course leadership! I’m also an active sister of Delta Phi Epsilon as well as an America Reads Site coordinator out of The Office of Service- Learning &Volunteer Programs. If you’re unsure where to start with getting involved on campus, or have any questions regarding leadership and service opportunities please don’t hesitate to stop by the Leadership Resource Center! ( Sykes 218) All of the LC’s and I are here to help make your involvement easier!

Fall 2014 Office Hours: TBA

Charles Warner - Director of Student Leadership & Involvement 
About Charles
I have had the pleasure to work with West Chester University students for the past 23 years, the last few years as the Director of Student Leadership & Involvement. A graduate of Lynchburg College in Virginia, where I received both my bachelor and master degrees, provided great involvement opportunities for me. I have had the chance to serve both the Association of Fraternity Advisors as National President and my fraternity affiliation, Beta Theta Pi, in a variety of roles culminating in serving as the General Secretary from 2006-2009.

Meghan Gaffney - Assistant Director of Student Involvement & Greek Life  
About Meghan
Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Serving as the advisor to:
- LEAD (co-advisor)
- Black & Latino Greek Council (BLGC)
- Panhellenic Council
- Media Advisory Board

I am also your contact for starting a new student organization! Interested in something we don't have at WCU? Reach out!

Schedule an appointment to see me in my office at 610-436-2117 or email me at

Kelsi Chazin  
About Kelsi
Hello! My name is Kelsi Chazin and I am a senior Pre-Physical Therapy major here at West Chester University! Along with being a Leadership Consultant for the 2014-15 school year I am also a Student Director at Sykes Student Union, Vice President for Phi Epsilon Kappa Honors fraternity, a member of the Exercise Science Club and involved with many service projects on campus and in the surrounding community. Outside of school and work I love traveling, adventure, sports, photography and meeting new people!

The clubs I will be helping out with this year are the Special Interest Organizations!

You can reach me in Sykes 218 during the following times:
Office Hours:
Mondays - 5pm-9pm
Wednesdays - 10am-12:30pm, 5:00pm-7:30pm

If these times don't work for you, please don't hesitate to email me and schedule a better meeting time!

Kelsey Cheek  
About Kelsey
I am a senior finance and accounting dual major and captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team here at West Chester. This year as a Leadership Consultant I am working toward developing leadership through sports and the Honor Societies on campus.

Fall LC Office Hours:
Tuesday: 12:30-3 (LRC)
Thursday: 12:30-3 (South Campus)
Sunday: 10-1

Jade Hollis  
About Jade
Hello everyone!

My name Jade Hollis, I am the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement for the 14-15 academic year. I am a graduate student in the Counselor Education program concentrating in Higher Education and Student Affairs.This year I will be working on many different projects within the office of Student Leadership and Involvement including assisting with the implementation of our SAIL, CSL, and the Women Leading Up Program series. In addition to those and other various programming duties, I will also be producing the monthly leadership/involvement newsletter.

Most importantly I will be available to help and provide any assistance to any of the club/organization at WCU. Please feel free to email me at or stop in during my office hours listed below.

Fall 2014 Office Hours in Sykes 238

Monday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM- 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 3 PM

Heather E Lawler  
About Heather
I am a graduate student in the Counselor Education program here at West Chester on the Higher Education/Student Affairs track! . This semester I will be working with the Office for Student Leadership & Involvement as a Graduate Intern. I am happy to assist with any club or organization here at West Chester. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my puppies, Rocky and Lola. I am looking forward to a great semester and a fantastic experience!

My Office Hours:
Tuesday 8-1
Wednesday 8-1
Thursday 4-9:30

Becky L. Starosta  
About Becky
I am senior Elementary Education major and the LC for the Religious and Service groups. I am currently the president of the Abbés Society, a Leadership Consultant and a volunteer firefighter. I also enjoy running, playing sports, crafting and puns. I am excited to see what more I can do in my senior year at West Chester. Go Rams!

Samantha Lattie  
About Samantha
My name is Sam Lattie and I was born and raised in the Cayman Islands. I am a junior biology major with a cell and molecular concentration. I love traveling, adventure, meeting new people and making new friends! I am the president of West Chester's Caribbean club (C.A.L.Y.P.S.O), a peer mentor for the office of multicultural affairs, the Vice President of Poise, and the 2014-2015 Leadership Consultant for Diversity/ Social equity groups.

Samantha J McGinty  
About Samantha
My name is Samantha McGinty, and I am a senior Communication Sciences and Disorders major. Some of my activities outside of being a Leadership Consultant include tutoring BIO 110 at the LARC, serving as of WCU's Community Engagement Scholars, and serving the Honors Student Association as their Involvement Coordinator.

As a Leadership Consultant I will be working with the Media and Publication organizations and the 2nd third of the Academic Groups (Environmental Health to Philosophy Club).

You can reach me in my office hours in Sykes 218 during the following times:
Monday: 4:30-6:15
Thursday: 12:30-3:45

Shawn T Kurnik  
About Shawn
My name is Shawn Kurnik, and I am a senior Pre-Physical Therapy major and Communications Minor. Some of my activities outside of being a Leadership Consultant include the WCUR, Greek Life, music activities and Student Government. I enjoy DJing, Producing Music, and being with my family and friends.This year, I am really excited to be working with so many leaders on campus and truly help others improve their leadership skills.

As a Leadership Consultant, I will be working with all Musical Organizations.

You can reach me in my office hours in Sykes 218 during the following times:
Monday 11-12
Tuesday 11-1
Thursday 11-1

I am however not limited to these times and am more then willing to accommodate your schedule. If these hours do not work for you please feel free to email me and we can work something out!

Stephen Clark  
About Stephen
My name is Stephen Clark and I serve as VP of Programming for my fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon, as well as being a member of the Leadership Consultant Team. This year I will be working with Political Activism groups and the first third of all academic clubs. When not in class or in the office, you can probably find me at the Rec Center!

My office hours this semester will be Mondays and Wednesdays 12:00pm-2:30pm.