NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OVERSEES OPERATIONS

National Board Overview

The National Board of Directors of Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. is the formal governing body that oversees all organizational operations as well as strategic implementation to uphold our mission. It is comprised of a group of alumnae leaders with varying expertise committed to the success of Omega Phi Chi. Board members are successful women within their careers and their communities who implement their experiences into guiding, teaching, and empowering our members using their networking, personal experiences, and organizational knowledge.

Annual Projects

Along with various community service and philanthropic projects, the National Board of Directors plans and implements two main annual projects. Click below for more info.

Awards and Recognition

The National Board of Directors awards recognition to chapters and individual sisters that have flourished within the organization and outside in their personal lives. These awards are presented each year at the Soft Elegance Banquet or at Founders Day events.

 

Sisters are recognized for the following:

  • Membership Certification | completing all requirements to be come a Sophisticated Sister

  • Silver Academic Certificate | obtaining a semester GPA of 3.5-3.99

  • Gold Academic Certificate | obtaining a semester GPA of 4.0 or above

 

The following awards are presented to individual sisters on behalf of the National Board of Directors:

  • Sister Community Service Award | undergraduate sister who has completed the most hours of community service

  • Onyx Award | alumna who has exibited outstanding professional and personal achievement

 

The following awards are presented to chapters on behalf of the National Board of Directors:

  • Chapter of the Year | chapter that has made outstanding contributions and accomplishments 

  • Most Improved Chapter of the Year | chapter that has made the most progress for the year over the previous year

  • Chapter Community Service Award | chapter that has completed the most hours of community service

  • Sisterhood Award | chapter that exemplifies what it means to embody true sisterhood

Onyx Award Winners

10th Soft Elegance Onyx Award Winner

Bernadette Santana

 

15th Soft Elegance Onyx Award Winner

Viviana Baeza

 

20th Soft Elegance Onyx Award Winner

Barbara Rosario

 

25th Soft Elegance Onyx Award Winner

Sofia Pinto-Figueroa

30th Soft Elegance Onyx Award Winner

Natalia Tapia

EXECUTIVE BOARD, 2022-2024

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AJEÉ
SCHAEFFER

Alpha Chapter

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Spring 2014

National President

Ajeé Schaeffer was initiated into the Alpha chapter, at Rutgers University New Brunswick, of Omega Phi Chi in the Spring of 2014. During her undergraduate career Ajeé held positions within her chapter as well as on the Multicultural Greek Council at Rutgers University. In May of 2016 she graduated with a degree in Linguistics and English. In the fall of 2021 Ajeé began pursuing her Masters degree in organizational leadership with a concentration in education. Ajeé has been a member of the National Board of Directors since May of 2016 first serving as the Director of Retention and Resource and then as the Director of Membership. Now, as the National President, Ajeé's focus will be to tighten organizational systems, improve member relations, and ensure everything our organization does is tied back to our roots.  

Nancy Gutierrez

NANCY
GUTIERREZ

Alpha Gamma Chapter

Eastern Washington University

Summer 2018

National Vice President

Nancy Gutierrez is a Founding Sister at our Alpha Gamma Chapter at Eastern Washington University. She was initiated in the Summer of 2018. She held the chapter president position during undergrad for two years, and after graduating, she served as the Chapter's Alumna Advisor. Outside of Omega Phi Chi, she completed her Masters of Public Health and will begin her Doctorate in Fall 2022. She currently works for the CDCF as a School Liaison.

Alexis Peachey

ALEXIS PEACHEY

Omicron Chapter

Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck

Spring 2016

National Secretary

Alexis Peachey was initiated at Omicron Chapter, Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan, in Spring 2016 and received her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies in 2019 and a Master's Degree in Political Science in 2021. During her undergraduate years as a sister, she was educator for Psi chapter in Spring 2019 and served as treasurer and social chair for Omicron Chapter. Alexis also went on to be very active on campus, serving as Parliamentarian of the InterGreek Council, becoming an orientation leader, and working in the Office of Student Life. She now works in research geared toward assisting people in need. 

Kelly Banks

KELLY
BANKS

Rho Chapter

California State University Dominguez Hills

Spring 2018

National Director, Treasury

Kelly was initiated in spring 2018 into Rho chapter at California State University Dominguez Hills, where she earned a bachelor's degree in business marketing. As an undergrad she served on Rho chapter advisory board as Treasurer and as President. As an alumnae she continued to serve on the board as Academic Dean, Dean Of recruitment, and Treasurer.  Kelly currently resides in sunny Southern California and works at a charter school in Leimert Park California. When she is not working or helping with Omega Phi Chi you can catch her doing DIY projects, going on nature walks, taking road trips or just watching a good show on Netflix.

Kayla Santiago

KAYLA SANTIAGO

Psi Chapter

Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham

Spring 2019

National Director, Public Relations

Kayla was initiated into Psi Chapter at Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham Campus in Spring 2019. During her undergraduate career she served as the President and Public Relations officer. She served the campus community on the Dean's Council, as an Orientation Leader, and as the Vice President of the United Cultural Greek Council. Kayla currently lives in Staten Island where she was born and raised, working as an Associate Project Manager at the largest private healthcare system in New York State. She enjoys spending time with her family, working out, and reading! Kayla's main goal is to increase engagement throughout the organization and giving back to the sisterhood.

Kaitlyn Lopez

KAITLYN LOPEZ

Nu Chapter

Rutgers University Newark

Fall 2017

National Co-Director, Recruitment

Kaitlyn Lopez was initiated into the Innovative Nu Chapter at Rutgers University-Newark in Fall 2017. As an undergraduate sister, she served as Public Relations Chair. Beyond her undergraduate career, Kaitlyn has continued to support our sisterhood by helping other chapters when needed, serving as Assistant Educator twice, and staying involved as active alumna. Also, she was a member of our Regional Stroll and Step team, Pink Reign. Her passion and love for our organization motivates her to give back to the sisterhood that has given her immeasurably more. 

Amanda Wallace

AMANDA WALLACE

Omicron Chapter 

Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck

Spring 2018

National Co-Director, Recruitment

Amanda Wallace was born in New Jersey and went to school at Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck where I was initiated into Omega Phi Chi in Spring of 2018. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and is currently working as a Registered Nurse.  During her undergraduate years, she served as the Dean of Recruitment and Public Relations Chair of the chapter. Her hobbies include going to the, spending time with her dogs, and traveling with her friends and family.  

Lisa-Monet Jefferson

LISA-MONET JEFFERSON

Omicron Chapter

Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck

Spring 2019

National Director, Membership

Lisa-Monet Jefferson was initiated into our Omicron Chapter, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, in the Spring of 2019. During her undergraduate career she held various positions within the chapter, and served as Chapter President from 2020-2022. She also served the Greek Community as the Vice President of the campus’s InterGreek Council. Outside of Omega Phi Chi, Lisa-Monet recently graduated with her Bachelor’s in Business Management and works in the Human Resources field, specifically in recruitment. She is continuing her education at FDU working towards her MBA. She will also be a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Life.

Asia Dockery

ASIA

DOCKERY

Alpha Chapter

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Spring 2016

National Director, Archivist

Asia Dockery was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Omega Phi Chi in Spring 2016 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. As an undergraduate sister, she served as chapter Public Relations Chair. In August of 2018, she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies and Dance. Currently, she works as Communications Specialist for a mid-sized law firm in Philadelphia. In her free time she enjoys rollerskating, baking and taking dance classes. 

Yani Horge

YANI
HORGE

Omicron Chapter

Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck

Spring 2016

National Director, Expansion

Yani Horge was initiated into our Omicron chapter, at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan  Campus, in Spring of 2016. She received her bachelors degree in Psychology Clinical Social Work and her masters degree in Higher Education Administration. During her undergraduate years, Yani held positions within her chapter and later served as New Member Educator during fall 2019. Outside of OPC Yani worked as an admissions recruiter and is currently employed by Saint Peter’s University as a Student Engagement Coordinator.