Meet the Team

The Student Involvement Staff is dedicated to igniting the George Mason spirit through events, student organizations, and programming initiatives. For a list of each staff’s responsibilities, you can download our organizational chart here.

Lauren Long

Executive Director
Department Management, Student Advocacy, Mason Day, and SI @ the CFA

Sara Heming

Associate Director
Student Government, TEDxGeorgeMasonU, Well-Being Team

Phil Mcdaniel

Associate Director
Fraternity & Sorority Life, Elections & Disputes Commission, Unit Assessment, and Campus Climate

Hope Miller Miles

Associate Director
Campus-wide Programming, Welcome2Mason, and Homecoming Week

Margo Thoreson

Business Manager
Departmental & RSO Budget Management, HR Liaison, Purchasing

Deanna Bullard

Office Manager
Oversees Team SI (front desk staff), and day-to-day operations

Aya Leonhardt

Assistant Director
Registered Student Organizations, International Week, and Bench Painting

Kaitlyn Schmitt

Assistant Director
Campus-wide Programming, Patriot Activities Council, and Homecoming Week

Ben Endres

Assistant Director
Student Government and Student Funding Board

Vacant

Assistant Director
Fraternity and Sorority Life

Vacant

Marketing and Communications

Jamison Hicks

Graduate Assistant
Student Government and Student Funding Board

Mackenzie Lipman

Graduate Assistant
Fraternity & Sorority Life, and Order of Omega

Zahra Hamidaddin

Graduate Assistant
Registered Student Organizations

Kanchan Tomar

Graduate Assistant
Patriot Activities Council

Erica Hobbs

Graduate Assistant
Well-Being Team
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