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Service and Partnerships Committee


  1. To encourage and publicize service activities of chapters, particularly activities on literacy, broadly defined.
  2. To work toward an acceptance of service as a major component of the Sigma Tau Delta experience, and to work with the Convention Chair and Student Leadership to develop convention roundtables on service.
  3. To explore possibilities for Society partnerships with organizations, foundations, and businesses.
  4. To coordinate the internship application processes with Penguin and NCTE, working with the Scholarship Committee as needed.
  5. In light of the Global Crisis, re-evaluate committee tasks and responsibilities so as to use Society resources, reducing costs where possible.


Tim Helwig, Midwestern Regent

Board Members
Kaine Ezell Southwestern Regent
Terry Phelps Officer at Large
Kassia Waggoner High Plains Regent
Dana Eckstein Berkowitz Alumni Representative
Kayla Ashbrooks Student Advisor
Board Affiliates
Julianne Ford Southwestern Student Representative
Alana King Southwestern Associate Student Representative
Jack Leyden High Plains Associate Student Representative
SKD Representative  
Non-Board Members
John Kerrigan Chapter Advisor
Sarah Dangelantonio Chapter Advisor
Bob Crafton Retired Chapter Advisor
Peggy Sue Wood Alumni
Natasha McPartlin Director of Society Operations  
Dave Wendelin Director of NEHS  
Elfi Gabriel Director of Marketing and Technology