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.

Student Involvement Administration

Lauren Long

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

Margo Thoresen

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

Deanna Bullard

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

Christine Kelley

Budget Assistant
RSO Budgets

Registered Student Organizations and Student Governance

Sara Heming

Associate Director
Student Government, TEDxGeorgeMasonU, Well-Being Team

Ben Endres

Assistant Director
Student Government and Student Funding Board

Aya Leonhardt

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

Erica Hobbs

Graduate Assistant
Well-Being Team & TEDxGeorgeMasonU

Julianna Napiecek

Graduate Assistant
Student Government & Student Funding Board

Chalon Johnson

Graduate Assistant
Registered Student Organizations

Campus Events & Marketing

Hope Miller

Associate Director
Campus-wide Programming, Welcome2Mason, Homecoming Week, and Marketing and Public Relations

Kaitlyn Schmitt

Assistant Director
Patriot Activities Council and Campus-wide Programming

Jeff Massetti

Assistant Director
Residential Student Initiatives and The RIDGE


Marketing and Communications

Kanchan Tomar

Graduate Assistant
Patriot Activities Council

Taylor Mallory

Graduate Assistant
Residential Student Initiatives

Nuria Piracha

Graduate Assistant

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Phil McDaniel

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

Hammed Sirleaf

Assistant Director
Fraternity & Sorority Life

Kye Farrow

Graduate Assistant
Fraternity & Sorority Life