Do you have what it takes to be a leader? We want you to run for regional office.
Please read all application rules and submit forms to Dr. Annie Tuttle.
Regional Officer Candidate Nomination & Honor Code Form / Regional Officer Information
Kingsborough Community College
Danielle Barrow is a sophomore at Kingsborough Community College as well as a member of the Xi Kappa chapter. She’s a Business Marketing major and plans on working in communications and advertising. Her main goal as the NY Regional President of Phi Theta Kappa is to encourage all students to use everything they have to leave a mark on someone else. As honors students, it is easy to become distracted in our own world, developing yourself while encouraging others to do the same is a talent that is truly rewarding.
Onondaga Community College
Carrie Daignault is the Executive Secretary for the New York region and graduated from Onondaga Central Jr./Sr. High School and currently attends Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. In addition to Phi Theta Kappa, she is also active in the Honors Program and Politics Club. She plans to transfer to a four-year institution and major in Anthropology, likely with a minor in Linguistics. On the side, she enjoys horseback riding, writing, listening to classic rock, and looking after her family’s four cats.
Southern Vice President
Suffolk County Community College - Grant Campus
Growing up in poverty, Erick quickly realized that hard work would be his key to success. Influenced by his late brother and Tupac Shakur, Erick is motivated to strive for greatness. At 23, he is studying to become a substance abuse counselor at Suffolk County Community College. Rather than sit back and complain, he took initiative to solve the public health crisis of drug abuse. Erick eventually plans to obtain a Masters of Social Work and work with adolescents. An aspiring runner, he hopes to participate in the New York and Boston Marathons. In rare moments of spare time, Erick studies law and politics and is also a rising star in free speech activism. His three greatest loves in life are his younger brother, liberty, and reading.
Northern Vice President
Mohawk Valley Community College
Armin is an international student from Bosnia, Europe enrolled at Mohawk Valley Community College, majoring in Civil Engineering. His main academic interest is in the field of construction and one of his life goals is to be an entrepreneur.
Western Vice President
Monroe Community College
Jessica Rich is a Humanities and Social Sciences Major at Monroe Community College. Currently enrolled in her fourth semester, she is working towards graduating in Spring of 2018 with an Associate’s Degree and honors certificate; where she then plans to transfer to the University of Rochester. After one semester, Jessica became a Vice-president of Phi Theta Kappa in her home chapter, Alpha Theta Iota. In her past semester, she was elected to be the Western New York Regional Vice President of Phi Theta Kappa and elected on her campus to be the President of Student Government Association. Jessica attended Phi Theta Kappa’s week long Honors Institute, in 2017, where she was chosen to be a social media intern. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA in her college career while working a full-time job, interning with Rochester Police Department, sustaining full-time college status and being a mother to her 6-year-old son. Jessica lives by the motto, that your worst day is someone else’s best day, which helps her take each day one at a time and keep her level headed.
SUNY - Onondaga Community College
Alpha Sigma Zeta Chapter
Associate Regional Coordinator
LaGuardia Community College