Phi Mu

Elmhurst University

– Rho Theta –

Executive Committee

Brianna Russo


I’m Brianna! I am a junior double majoring in business management and marketing. I am Rho Theta’s chapter president this year! I am most looking forward to working alongside all the wonderful girlies on the new exec!!

Kaitlyn Thoms

Vice President of Development

Hi everyone! My name is Kaitlyn and I’m a sophomore studying exercise science with a dance minor. I am currently our Vice President of Development. I’m mostly looking forward to leading our chapters each week and watching my sisters grow a stronger bond. I’m also a part of our school's Poms Dance Team and have been for two years now. Before becoming VP, I was Phi Director Assistant which has allowed me to learn how to work alongside my sisters. I can't wait to see how much we can grow as a sisterhood!

Erin Mack

Vice President of Committees

Hi! My name is Erin Mack and I’m a junior criminal justice major with minors in sociology and cyber security. I am Phi Mu’s new VP of Committees and I could not be more excited. I’m looking forward to working with all of my sisters and growing the committee system within Phi Mu! I can’t wait for all the new committee heads and members this semester!

Michelle Picardi


Hi, my name is Michelle Picardi. I’m a sophomore majoring in elementary education. I joined Phi Mu in the spring of 2021! For the 2023 year, I will be the chapter secretary! This means that I assist the chapter with booking rooms, as well as managing the calendar. I am so excited and thankful for the opportunity to be in this position. In the fall, I was on the ritual committee as chaplain. I am also part of the cheerleading team on campus. I can’t wait to work alongside these wonderful ladies!!

Clare Songco

Membership Director

Hi! My name is Clare, and I am so excited to serve as Rho Theta's Membership Director this year! I joined Phi Mu in the Fall of 2020 and since then, I have had the honor of serving in a handful of positions, such as Sisterhood Chair, Ritual Chair, and DEI Chair, as well as the VP of Public Relations on our Panhellenic Council. I am a Music Education major and one of the 2023 OSL Coordinators, and most importantly: I am beyond grateful for both this beautiful sisterhood and the opportunity to grow and strengthen this chapter through recruitment!

Alessia Guglielmi

Phi Director

Hi!! I'm Alessia Guglielmi and I'm a junior majoring in Elementary Education! Since joining Phi Mu my freshman year, I've been able to be Assistant Membership, Assistant Phi Director and Secretary! I am super excited to be Phi Mu's Phi Director this year! I’ve wanted this position since my freshman year and am grateful to have this be my last position before I graduate!

Grace Anderson

Philanthropy Chair

My name is Grace Anderson, and I am a junior majoring in Elementary Education with minors in ESL and Dance Education. I am the philanthropy chair of Phi Mu Rho Theta and I am so excited to get our chapter excited about our philanthropies and raise a lot of money for them. I served as the Assistant Philanthropy chair last year in Phi Mu. I am also one of the captains of the Elmhurst University Poms Team and a member of Kappa Delta Pi Education Honors Society.

Claire Kelly

Panhellenic Delegate

My name is Claire Kelly and I am a nursing and psychology major! I am a sophomore. My position is Panhellenic delegate this year! I am really excited for this position to make connections with women in other chapters and strengthen our overall Panhellenic community!

Megan Engstrom

Honor Committee Chairwomen

Hi, I'm Megan! I'm the new Honor Committee Chairwomen. Currently I am a junior CSD (speech pathology) major with minors in coaching and sports management, and this is my 3rd year in Phi Mu. I previously served as Rho Theta's Treasurer. At Elmhurst, I am a student athlete on the women's tennis team as well as I am involved in SAAC (student athlete club), NSSLHA (speech pathology club), Habitat For Humanity, OSL (orientation Student Leader) in addition to holding three on campus jobs. Outside of school I coach tennis for the Naperville Park District and I love watching sports in my free time. I am looking forward to helping promote Honor as a process that can be used as a way of checking in on a sister, instead of just using it as a process for someone that may have done something to get them in trouble.

Lucia Gaviria


My name is Lucia Gaviria, I come from Medellín,Colombia. I am a finance and economics major with a minor in international business. In my free time I love to read and play tennis. I’m very passionate about women empowerment and women’s rights, and I love that through phi mu I get to empower my sisters to grow to their full potential.

Gia Sessa

Sisterhood Committee Chairwoman

My name is Gia Sessa and I am a junior double majoring in middle grades English 5-8 and reading endorsement PreK-12. For the 2023 year I will be Phi Mus new sisterhood chair. I am so excited to plan the next two retreats and help create more bonds within our chapter! Before this position I held the position of public relations and historian. Although I'm sad to be leaving those positions I’m looking forward to all the new memories to come!

Abby Carson

Social Committee Chairwoman

Hi everyone! My name is Abby Carson and I am a junior early childhood education major! I transferred to elmhurst in the fall of 2022 and joined Phi Mu. Last year, I was lucky enough to hold the sisterhood chair position and I absolutely loved everything about that position. This year I am excited to be on the executive committee with such amazing women serving as the social chair. I can’t wait to make these social events nights our chapter won’t forget!

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