EMILY DALTON

President

The President oversees all committee directors, leads Program Council meetings, sits on various university events, and maintains and builds strong relationships with other student organizations.

Emily is double majoring in Environmental Policy + Planning and Spanish. Her interests include traveling, cooking, terracotta orange, and the cowboy lifestyle. Emily's pronouns are she/her.

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CONNOR BARTAL

Vice President of Communication

The Vice President of Communication is responsible for the marketing, PR, and communications efforts of VTU. In addition, they handle photography, and videography for the organization, as well as overseeing the Graphic Design and Web Design departments.

Connor is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Cyber Security and Mathematics. More often than not you can find Connor in the Qdoba line or in McComas playing volleyball. A fun fact about Connor is that he is a certified Scuba Diver and his favorite holiday is July 4th because "it's a great excuse to party!". Connor's pronouns are he/his.

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ASHLEY LUCERO

Vice President of Finance

The Vice President of Finance ensures that VTU's budget is spent efficiently and effectively. In addition, the Vice President of Finance represents the organization on Virginia Tech's Student Budget Board.

Ashley is majoring in Applied Economics. She is a huge fan of the outdoors and moving her body. Ashley loves her plants, yoga, and relearning all the songs she used to play on piano. Ashley is never afraid of going out of her comfort zone. Ashley's pronouns are she/her.

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NICK GALLO

Vice President of Membership Development

The Vice President of Membership Development facilitates collaboration between members, and directors. In addition, they are tasked with member retention and organizing group experiences.

Nick Gallo is a senior double-majoring in Business Management and Public Relations. Along with VTU, Nick works in the entertainment industry as an intern for Universal Music Group, and works for a talent management agency at Virginia Tech named "Spark." Nick's passion is helping artists develop their personal brands and plan their music releases. Nick also loves to hike and camp around the NRV, and you can find him recording his adventures on an old-school VHS camcorder. Nick's pronouns are he/him/his.

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KRISTEN KIRCHER

Alternative Sounds Director

The Alternative Sounds Committee is dedicated to the research and identification of new artists for VTU's performance calendar. The committee supports up and coming musicians from a local to national level. 

Kristen is a senior majoring in Psychology and Philosophy and receiving a minor in Leadership and Social Change. Outside of working on VTU-related events, Kristen is involved in the college radio station, WUVT. She is a lover of coffee, movies, cities, and the outdoors. Kristen's pronouns are she/her.

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MELISSA LLOYD

Comedy Director

The Comedy Director works to bring comedic acts to Virginia Tech throughout the year.

Melissa is majoring in Marketing with a Music minor from Pittsburgh.  Melissa loves candles, plants, and Lush.  A fun fact about Melissa is that she can play nine instruments. Melissa's pronouns are she/her.

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MIA TOSER

Concerts Director

The Concerts Committee is responsible for bringing entertaining, popular music to Virginia Tech. You can often find the Concerts Committee collaborating with other Virginia Tech student organizations.

Mia is a junior Public Relations major from NOVA. She enjoys watching Netflix originals from other countries, popcorn and TikTok. Mia was once on TV when she was 11 to try after school snacks and all she said about the snack was “lots of cheese”. One day, Mia hopes to own a Tesla and a Porsche. Mia's pronouns are she/her.

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LEXI SCHNELL

Graphic Design Director

The Director of Graphic Design creates the event graphics for our social media and marketing collateral.

Lexi is majoring in Environmental Resource Management with a minor in Ecological Cities. When she's not in class you will most likely find her taking pictures or at a concert. Lexi's pronouns are she/her.

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EMMA CHAN

Speakers Director

The Speakers Committee is responsible for bringing educational and inspirational speakers to the university.

Emma is a senior double majoring in Public Relations and Professional Technical Writing, and is also pursuing a minor in Music Technology. She can quote a concerning amount of New Girl, loves music, her friends, family, and her new kitten, Zeus. In her free time, you can find Emma knitting like a little old grandma, losing her voice at a concert, or trying to finish her novel. Emma's pronouns are she/her.

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SHEA HOGAN

Web Design Director

The Director of Web Design oversees the content on this website.

Shea is a junior majoring in Materials Science and Engineering with minors in Chemistry, Spanish, and Green Engineering. She loves reading, gardening, and playing guitar in her free time. Whenever she's not in Blacksburg, she's in her home state of Florida tending to her herb garden or going to Disney World. Shea's pronouns are she/her.

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JULIA ROCCA

Special Events Director

The Special Events Committee is responsible for bringing a wide range of programs including escape rooms, showing movies, relaxation stations, and other exciting programs to the Virginia Tech campus. 

Julia is a sophomore majoring in Marketing Management and minoring in Theatre Arts. She loves to watch movies and could talk for hours about her passions for film, music, and theatre. Julia is also always down for an adventure. Julia's pronouns are she/her.

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CALEIGH AGEE

Social Media Director

The Social Media Director is responsible for maintaining all VTU social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

Caleigh is majoring in Marketing Management with minors in International Studies and Spanish. Unless at a VTU event, you can more than likely find her on the volleyball court. A fun fact about Caleigh is that she has been in the cow suit at Chick-fil-a. Caleigh is also, what she calls, “fluent in Vine.” Caleigh's pronouns are she/her.

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