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Student Activities and Organizations

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM

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

Vacant

Director of Student Involvement
Student Activities and Organizations

Michelle Anglin

Secretary
Student Activities and Organizations

manglin@purdue.edu
494-1231

Responsible for SAO front desk operations and coordinates reservation requests for the Krach Leadership Center. 

Michelle Blackburn

Assistant Director for 
Student Employment and Initiatives

mwilliam@purdue.edu 
496-6557

Oversees University wide student employment initiatives. 

Margie Jones

Margie Jones

Interim Director of Student Activities and Organizations 
mctucker@purdue.edu
494-2307

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

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 King

Martia Brawner King

Senior Assistant Dean
Student Organizations and Involvement

mbrawner@purdue.edu
494-9758

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

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

Jessica Mellady

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

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

Elaine Surdyke

Elaine Surdyke

Student Affairs Specialist
Student Activities and Organizations

esurdyke@purdue.edu
494-0384

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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