Interested in joining staff? Send an email to Joanna at introducing yourself! Current open positions are listed at the bottom and ideas for new positions are welcome.

Section 96 Staff
Section 96 Staff at the Summer Meeting, 2016.

 Section 96 Chair
 Joanna Adler /

Chapter Liaisons and Extension Sponsors
Delta Sigma / UConn Liaison
Kappa Omicron / UMass Amherst Liaison

Nu Alpha / Quinnipiac University Liaison
Matt Townsend
Xi Phi / University of New Haven Liaison
Alissa Bang
Alpha Zeta Beta / University of Hartford Liaison
Leslie Furbush
Sponsor to American International College Prospect
Dave Greenberg
Sponsor to Westfield State University Prospect
Dave Bykowski

Always interested in developing youth leadership, Dave first became involved in APO as a charter advisor to University of Maryland Baltimore County (Alpha Zeta Pi) in 2008, just weeks before his first national convention. Along with presenting multiple workshops over the years and three times serving as the "voice of Convention," Dave served as Section 86 Chair (Baltimore and Western Maryland) from 2011-2015. By day, Dave works as a cyber security manager for Pratt & Whitney; by night, he is an avid curler, runner, trivia buff, and self-admitted foodie.
Sacred Heart University Prospect
Nikki Gradt
Central Connecticut State University Prospect

Program Areas
Chief of Staff
Danielle Tapper
Danielle currently serves as the National Service Week Chair and is an advisor to the chapter at University of Hartford. She has served as Section 96 Secretary and Chief of Staff. Professionally, Danielle is a Reference Librarian at a public library in Connecticut. She enjoys wine tasting, traveling, reading, and watching movies.
Extension Coordinator
Erin Morrell
Erin Morrell

Erin (Delta Sigma, '99) joined Section 96 staff in 2004 as a liaison to Nu Alpha which evolved into becoming a Chapter Advisor. She has held a few other roles prior to transitioning to Extension Coordinator. She has presented many workshops both at APO conferences and professionally. Outside of APO, Erin enjoys photography, playing board games, watching movies, and spending time with family. Professionally, Erin is the Associate Dean for Campus Activities & Orientation at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT.
Conference Coordinators
George Kober
Dave Greenberg
Service Coordinator
Charlie Wasserman
Charlie Wasserman

Charlie (Alpha Zeta Beta, '12) found APO through a classmate who encouraged him to come to a rush event. Initially his primary goal was to meet new people, but ended up becoming very interested and committed to the goals of the chapter and fraternity at large. He has served as the Alumni Coordinator before transitioning to Service. Charlie is a presenter for the APO LEADS courses Discover and Explore. Charlie is a doctoral student at UConn studying Behavoial Neuroscience. For hobbies, he enjoys board games and tabletop role-playing games.
Scouting and Youth Services Coordinator
Mike Cross
Leadership Development Coordinator
Katie Haenn
Katie (Phi Epsilon) works as an Engineer in south eastern Connecticut. In her free time she is an avid photographer.
Alumni Coordinator and Treasurer
Caleb Warner
Outside of APO Caleb (Delta Sigma, '06) works with adults with various disabilities. He is the Prop Master for Hole in the Wall Theater, a non-profit theater in New Britain, CT. He has served as Liaison to Nu Alpha and Alpha Zeta Beta.
Autumn Paro
Social Media Coordinator
Kat Kent

Webmaster and Awards Coordinator
Evera Lovelace
Evera Lovelace

Evera (Epsilon Gamma, '96 and Honorary Gamma, '02) joined Section 96 Staff in 2016 after previously serving on Staff in Section 89 (Western New York). After the Section split she is serving as temporary Section 96 Staff. Community service has always been a passion of hers. In addition to APO, she has participated in Habitat for Humanity, Circle K, and the American Red Cross. Evera is a freelance artist and loves all sorts of games and puzzles.

Feel free to contact Evera with website queries: everareve at gmail dot com

Resources and Friends of the Section
Amanda Kalish

Ashlee (Iber) Amenti
Peter Burger
Karen Graham
Ellen Kranzer
Mireya Sandoval
Jessica Tellez
Kim Usselman
Joe Cotnoir
 Joe (Spring '08) has done a lot of different jobs around APO and once he got a concussion by walking into a statue.

Currently Seeking...
Section 96 is currently seeking liaisons for University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT), UMass (Amherst, MA) and the CCSU Prospect Group (New Britain, CT). Other position ideas and co-chairs are welcome!  Send an email introducing yourself to Joanna Adler at We look forward to hearing from you!

Past Section Chairs:
Amanda Kalish: Spring 2015- Spring 2017 (until Section 96 became 96 and 95)
Kim Usselman: Spring 2010 - Spring 2015
Katie (Bruch) McCollom: Spring 2007 - Spring 2010
Tom Salter: Spring 2003 - Spring 2007
Ellen Kranzer: January 2003 - Spring 2003
Marilyn Mims: Spring 1999 - December 2002
Rich Donovan: Spring 1997 - Spring 1999
Mike Repeta: Spring 1995 - Spring 1997
Larry Labell: Spring 1992 - Spring 1995
Sections 94 (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont) and 96 (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut) were created from Section 95 (New England) in Spring 1992. Section 96 became Section 96 (Western Massachusetts and Connecticut) and Section 95 (Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island) at Regionals in 2016.