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Student Activities and Organizations

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Main Office: 765-494-1231     Email: sao@purdue.edu

Heather Beasley

Heather Beasley

Director of Student Involvement and the Krach Leadership Center
Student Activities and Organizations

owenh@purdue.edu
494-1243
KRCH 374

Oversees Student Activities and Organizations, including Student Involvement, Programs and Recreation in the Union, and the operation of Krach Leadership Center.  Works closely with the Purdue Student Government as an advisor.

Rich Ashby

Krach Leadership Center Facilities Supervisor
Student Activities and Organizations

richashby@purdue.edu
494-6529
KRCH 129C

Responsible for the day to day operations of Krach Leadership Center. Assists tenants with facility's needs. Leads our student employee Building Manager Program to provide exceptional customer service to all users of our facility. In addition, oversees the space management assigned to Recognized Student Organizations in the Union, Stewart Center and Krach Leadership Center.

Chelsea Harris

Chelsea Harris

Program Advisor
Programs and Recreation

harri648@purdue.edu
494-8981
PMU 268

Oversees and advises student members of the Purdue Student Union Board, who coordinate the efforts of volunteer students with planning over 150 programs throughout the year.

Jacob Isaacs

Jacob Isaacs

Co-Curricular Experience Specialist
International Student Diversity and Inclusion

jpisaacs@purdue.edu
494-2407
KRCH 369

Helps students get involved on campus and builds connections between what a student learns in class, what they do out of class and where they want to be professionally.

Margie Jones

Margie Jones

Assistant Director of Student Involvement
Programs and Recreation

mctucker@purdue.edu
494-8907
PMU 268

Oversees leadership and shared management of the PMU Programs and Recreation Department, which includes the Purdue Student Union Board. Advises members of the Purdue Student Union Board and Old Masters in the planning, organizing, implementation and evaluation of campus programs. Assists students with training in leadership development, programming skills and budget management.

Kim Joy

Kim Joy

Coordinator
Student Organization Management

kjoy@purdue.edu
494-4096
KRCH 368

Member of the Student Involvement team and assists student organizations with event planning and processes. Oversees management of Purdue’s student organization database, BoilerLink, and advises the Student Organization Grant Allocation Board (SOGA).

Martia Brawner King

Martia Brawner King

Senior Assistant Dean
Student Organizations and Involvement

mbrawner@purdue.edu
494-9758
KRCH 366

Advises an area of Purdue Student Government and works with a team to provide student organization oversight, leadership development, advising and conflict resolution. She is currently pursuing her PhD in student affairs in higher education at Indiana State University.

Angelica McLean

Angelica McLean

Student Affairs Specialist 
Student Activities and Organizations
mclean5@purdue.edu
494-8991
KRCH 371

Oversees international student organizations registered with Student Activities and Organizations and provides student activities and leadership-focused trainings. Oversees two committees, Spirit and Traditions and Arts and Culture within the Purdue Student Union Board, who coordinate the efforts of volunteer students with planning over 150 programs throughout the year.

Jessica Mellady

Office Manager 
Student Activities and Organizations
jmellady@purdue.edu
494-1232
KRCH 378B

Oversees daily operations of the office, provides support for the Director and serves as the department tech coordinator. 

Elaine Surdyke

Student Affairs Specialist
Student Activities and Organizations

esurdyke@purdue.edu
494-0384
KRCH 375

Oversees and advises student members of the Old Masters Program, which aims to connect distinguished professionals to Purdue’s student body. Serves as a liaison between student organizations and alumni throughout the school year.

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