Loyola University Maryland

Student Life

Executive Board

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President - Julia Benner

Julia oversees the executive board in representing the residents of Loyola to the director of student life and to the community at large. Furthermore, Julia is responsible for organizing social and educational activities in conjunction with the Office of Student Activities and the Office of Student Life.

Vice President of Policy & National Communications Coordinator - Brendan O'Neill

Brendan keeps the Executive Board informed of the current resident issues and organizes open forums for residents and administrators to come together to discuss campus issues. He then works closely with administrators to see that the resident concerns are adequately being addressed. In addition, Brendan works with the area presidents to help plan programs and handles any necessary business transactions of the RHA (including fund requests).

Brendan also serves as Loyola's representative to NACURH (National Association of College and University Residence Halls) and CAACURH (Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls). He keeps Loyola's RHA updated on national issues and conference information and also submits all necessary paperwork to NACURH for yearly reapplication.

Vice President of Social Affairs - Mary Caitlin King

Mary keeps the executive board informed of upcoming events and the planning of major events. These include but are not limited to RHA monthly events, the Winter Formal, Siblings Weekend, and Wing Bowl. Mary is also responsible for establishing a calendar of events for the coming year. She works with the Director of Public Relations and the Chief of Staff to inform the campus of such events.

Chief of Staff - Jamie Reinah

Jamie coordinates the collection and record keeping for area meetings and is also responsible for the creation and distribution of publicity for all RHA events and co-sponsored events, activities, and actions. Jamie submits articles/notification of upcoming events to the GreyHound.

Resident Assistant Liaisons - Alexis Giuseppone & David Wilson

This position serves as the liaison between the RHA and the Student Life Staff of Resident Assistants. They work closely with RHA regarding the role of RAs and the role of RHA in promoting a healthy community for residents. They also support RHA Executive Board members in facilitating training sessions to RAs.

Director of Public Relations - Megan Bottino

Megan works with the Chief of Staff and the VP of Social Affairs to publicize and create awareness of RHA major events and Area Leadership team programs to the campus community by designing posters and flyers. She works to communicate with the campus electronically about events that RHA is sponsoring as well as designing electronic flyers and using technology to raise awareness about RHA. Megan also works to maintain the RHA website so the campus community can easily access information regarding our current and future events. 

Treasurer - Madison Smith

Madison is in charge of setting a budget for RHA each semester and making sure that we stay on track throughout the year. She allocates funds for the Area Presidents and Vice Presidents to use in their specific area programs and decides how much RHA can use on larger events like Winter Formal. 

Historian - Nicolette Vulpis

Nicolette compiles and makes working minutes of RHA meetings available to the resident student body at large.