Executive Council

Your ECOS Executive Council is made up of five elected members and three non-elected members. Elected members participate in Executive Council votes; these positions are the President, the Executive Vice President, the VP of Academic Affairs, the VP of Financial Affairs, and the VP of Student Engagement. The non-elected members do not participate in votes, but still play important roles on exec. council. These positions are the Parliamentarian, Chief of Staff, and Recording Secretary. 


President

Rebecca Valentine- ecospres@eckerd.edu

As the ECOS President I am responsible for serving students of the Eckerd community in various ways. I work continuously to improve ECOS as a whole by finding ways to better its functions, its processes, and the services it provides to students. I also represent the student body in administrative meetings to make sure our voices are heard. Finally, I preside over all ECOS activities and provide ECOS members with the help, training, and resources they need to be successful.


Executive Vice President

Marissa Bradley - ecosevp@eckerd.edu

As the Executive Vice President, my responsibilities are to oversee both the Senate, comprised of one student representing each dorm, and the clubs/club heads while also acting as a resource for the two groups. My additional responsibilities include creating events for the students and implementing projects in order to positively change the Eckerd community.


Vice President of Academic Affairs

Carlyn Haas - ecosvpaa@eckerd.edu

Along with my Academic Affairs Committee members, I help bridge the gap between faculty and students through bringing relevant speakers, conducting programs like Pitchers with Professors, attending faculty meetings and providing grants for faculty-student interaction. Additionally, I design and distribute the Eckerd student planners and water bottles.


Vice President of Financial Affairs

Nick Dalton - vpfa@eckerd.edu

As the ECOS Vice President of Financial Affairs, I am in charge of distributing the student activity fee, approximately $550,000, to clubs and organizations throughout the school year. The three ways in which I disperse these funds are through Fall allocations, Spring allocations, and the Independent and Collaborative Venture Fund. In order to decide which clubs and organizations deserve and need all of the funding that they request, I lead the ECOS Financial Affairs Committee and preside over the committee's weekly meetings.


Vice President of Student Engagement

Emily Frost - vpse@eckerd.edu

As the ECOS Vice President of Student Engagement, I am responsible for fostering strong communication between ECOS and the Student Body. With the help of my Student Engagement Committee members, I ensure that the student body is well informed about the ongoings within ECOS including all projects, budgets, and events. I work with my committee to manage ECOS social media accounts and the ECOS website, publish bi-weekly ECOS updates, and create all ECOS visual media, posters, and logos. I also publish the annual State of the ECOS Address, and make sure ECOS is running in accordance with the Transparency Campaign by publishing ECOS budget information.


Parliamentarian

Molly Markshtien- ecospmtn@eckerd.edu

As the Parliamentarian, I ensure that the Senate, Executive Council, and all other aspects of ECOS run according to parliamentary law and in the bounds of the constitution. I am responsible for making any necessary changes to the ECOS constitution. I also chair the Constitution, Regulation and By-Laws committee.


Chief of Staff

Dustin Peters - ecoscos@eckerd.edu

As the Chief of Staff, I am an advisory member of Executive council. I serve as assistant to the President, observe administrative meetings, create the student discount card, chair Cabinet meetings, chair the Sound Entertainment Advocacy Committee (S.E.A.C), oversee the Valentine's day dinner, and initiate special projects on campus.


Recording Secretary

Aurora Mazza - ecossec@eckerd.edu

As the Recording Secretary I go to every Executive Council meeting to take notes and voice my opinion on important topics. I am also available to other committees if they need me to come and take notes for them. I also attend all Executive Council events and outings.


Cabinet

The ECOS Cabinet is made up of those chosen by the Executive Council to fill the twenty five Appointed Positions. For more information about any Appointed Position's Committees, visit our "How to Get Involved" page or Check I'm Here.


Director of Palmetto

Trevor Lane - palmetto@eckerd.edu

As the Executive Director of Palmetto Productions, my job is to oversee the Palmetto Productions Board of Directors. I run meetings, behind the scenes work, and aim to delegate the work within the board to increase the productivity of the board. 

Director of Pet Life

Amanda Balke - petlife@eckerd.edu

As Director of Pet Life I oversee the entirety of Eckerd College's residential pet program. I also provide support and assistance to chair committees, facilitate meetings with administration, and consistently improve upon the Pet Life program. 

Director of Culinary Relations

Shannon Tivona and Thomas Lang - ecosculinary@eckerd.edu

As the Directors of Culinary Relations we coordinate weekly meetings with Bon Appétit management and with our Culinary Relations Committee members to ensure that on-campus dining services meet the needs of the greater student body.

Director of Athletic Relations

 Casandra Castaneda  ecossports@eckerd.edu

We head the Athletic Relations committee. Our purpose is to make athletic events as fun as possible and draw in as many people as we can to support our awesome sports teams. We host events alongside the sports games to make them more of a social experience. 

Director of Environmental Responsibilty

Haley Poland - ecosenviro@eckerd.edu

I chair the Environmental Responsibility Committee, which plans and implements various environmental initiatives throughout campus.

Director of Branding and Print Media

Lily Curry - ecosbranding@eckerd.edu

As the Director of Branding and Print Media and a member of the Student Engagement Committee, I am responsible for developing and curating creative content for ECOS including posters, flyers, logos and other various graphic media.

Director of Visual Media

Bobbie Wright - ecosvisual@eckerd.edu

As the Director of Visual Media and a member of the Student Engagement Committee, I create videos for the communication purposes of ECOS.

Director of Fitness

Victoria Grewe - ecosfit@eckerd.edu

As the Director of Fitness I organize activities and events that encourage students to stay active, sometimes in coordination with the Health and Wellness Committee.

Directors of Special Projects

Sam Bannon and Kelly Fitzgerald - ecosspecialprojects@eckerd.edu

As the Directors of Special Projects we work both independently and with other organizations within ECOS. We tackle out-of-the-box projects that don't quite fit under the responsibilities of other groups.

Director of ECOS-ASPEC Relations

Angelique Herring - amherring@eckerd.edu

As the liaison between ECOS and the ASPEC, I develop ways for the student body to benefit from and interact with the ASPEC community. 

Liaison to the Waterfront

Shea Harkins - tmclark@eckerd.edu

I bridge the gap between ECOS and the Eckerd College Waterfront Program.

Director of SCSB

Sydney Spellman- scsb@eckerd.edu

As the Director of SCSB, I work with my board and run the weekly Sunday meetings as well as work with CSIRC and the Deans when people get written up and sit on different hearing forums.

Director of Health and Wellness

Georgia Calimeres - ecoshealth@eckerd.edu

As the Director of Health and Wellness I am responsible for putting on a Health and Fitness Week once a semester. Additionally, I work closely with Title IX coordinator to promote the Green Dot Program and Bystander Intervention. I also work toward the general mental, physical, and emotional health of the entire campus through various smaller events.

Coordinators of Eckerd's Emerging Leaders (EEL)

Bailey Cross, Phoenix Ridings

ecos-eel@eckerd.edu

As the Coordinators of EEL, we help to guide first-year and transfer students in learning how to get involved, make a difference on and off campus and become well-rounded leaders. We prepare for biweekly EEL meetings by planning events, inviting guest speakers, and managing communication platforms. We seek to provide EEL members with experiences and resources that they can utilize to help define their extracurricular and academic interests as well as gain confidence in themselves as leaders at Eckerd and in life. 

Director of EEL Programming

John Burdette - jpburdette@eckerd.edu

As the director of a new program called EEL Connect, I seek to give former EEL students who don’t hold a position in ECOS the opportunity to mentor a current EEL student. Chosen mentors are active on campus and have similar interests or majors to their mentees.

Director of Intercollegiate Affairs

Bill Powell - ecosintercoll@eckerd.edu

I chair the Intercollegiate Affairs Committee which focuses on communications with other schools. Through this we hope to find new and interesting ideas and ways to improve what we do here at Eckerd. 

Director of Social Media

Amanda Cahow - ecossocialmedia@eckerd.edu

As the Director of Social Media and a member of the Student Engagement Committee, I work on developing creative ways to reach out to the student body using ECOS digital media platforms.

Director of Technology

Raymond Berger - ecostech@eckerd.edu

As Directory of Technology and a member of the Student Engagement Committee, I help ECOS make decisions on what new tools to use and help keep the website up to date.

General Manager of WECX

Nikki Cronen - wecx@eckerd.edu

As the General Manager of WECX I organize DJs for the student radio station and work to improve our station equipment.

Station Manager of WECX

Michael Wesner - mhwesner@eckerd.edu

As station manager of WECX, my job is to help retain our amazing group of DJs, make the station known throughout campus, and handle social media & musical aspects of the station.

Liaison to the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Dorothy-Mae Eldemire - daeldemi@eckerd.edu

As the Liaison to the Office of Multicultural Affairs, I bridge the gap between ECOS and the multicultural clubs and organizations on campus.

Liaison to the Office of Advocacy and Gender Justice

Margaret Cantrambone - asking@eckerd.edu

I work to help promote the efforts of the Office of Advocacy and Gender Justice.


Senate


Alpha - Siobhan Brennan - sjbrenna@eckerd.edu

Beta - Marissa Bradley - mmbradle@eckerd.edu

Gamma - Taylor Wagner - trwagner@eckerd.edu

Iota - Bailey Cross - bscros@eckerd.edu

Sigma - Tyler Smith - tjsmith@eckerd.edu

West Lodge - Meghan Long - malong@eckerd.edu

Kappa - Julia Street - jastreet@eckerd.edu

Zeta - Patricia Derner - pmderner@eckerd.edu

Omega - Carlo Lombardi - cplombar@eckerd.edu

Nu - Duncan LeBlond - dtleblon@eckerd.edu

Delta - Deaa Sims - dsims@eckerd.edu

Epsilon - Mary Harkins - msharkin@eckerd.edu