Meet Our Officers & Chairs

As an executive board, our goal is help organize the daily operations of the chapter house and as well as help guide the chapter members to success. Each position plays a different role in our members' time here as a UW student with the ultimate role of providing the best experience for our undergraduates. Below you will find a short description of each position and contact information. Please feel free to reach out to any of us if you have questions or concerns, we will respond to you as soon as we are able to.

President

The Chapter President is responsible for leading his brothers and managing the operations of the chapter. He is the face of the fraternity to the chapter, the greek community and the university. The Chapter President must lead by example at all times.

 

Yohaan Birje
Fremont, California
Junior, Finance

Email: sigepwabeta.president@gmail.com
Phone Number: 510-579-1106

Miles Razek
Columbus, Ohio
Sophomore, Pre-Finance

Email: sigepwabeta.president@gmail.com
Phone Number: 614-205-8536


Vice President of Programming

The Vice President of Programming is responsible for the planning and execution of the chapter’s events and functions. He is the head of the programming committee and works to ensure his brothers have a balanced, values-based experience.

 

Rudy Thatcher
Seattle, Washington 
Sophomore, Pre-Finance

Email: sigepwabeta.programming@gmail.com
Phone Number: 206-915-6169


Vice President of Finance

The Vice President of Finance is the chapter’s chief financial officer. He is entrusted with managing the chapter’s budget and properly allocating financial resources.

 

Benen Shoquist
Port Orchard, Washington
Sophomore, Business

Email: sigepwabeta.finance@gmail.com
Phone Number: 360-633-5594


Vice President of Recruitment

The Vice President of Recruitment drives the quantity and quality of a chapter’s membership. By successfully recruiting the best men on campus, he ensures a great fraternity experience for his brothers and the long-term success of his chapter.

Wint Lacdao
Lake Stevens, Washington

Freshman, Intended Bioengineering
Email: sigepwabeta.recruitment@gmail.com
Phone Number: 970-218-2595


Vice President of Member Development

The Vice President of Member Development oversees the development experience of each brother by providing support and structure during a crucial part of their lives. Managing the chapter’s membership experience by implementing the balanced man program is the keystone of the role, providing a positive fraternal experience and ensuring strong chapter leadership and operations. The Vice President of Member Development ensures that our founder’s vision lives on day in, day out, at every one of our chapters.

Andres Kappes
Issaquah, Washington
Sophomore, Environmental Studies

Email: sigepwabeta.memberdevelopment@gmail.com
Phone Number: 425-591-9241


Vice President of Communications

The Vice President of Communications is the chapter’s chief information officer, chief storyteller, and the primary protector of your chapter’s brand as well as the grand chapter’s brand. By wielding tools like social media, video, mass emails and press releases, this position can help shape perception of the chapter and put its brand in a position to thrive on campus.

Tyler Lux
New York, New York
Freshman, Construction Management

Email: sigepwabeta.communications@gmail.com
Phone Number: 917-678-3604


Chaplain

The Chaplain is bestowed with the care and guard of the fraternity’s ritual. He also leads the judicial branch of the chapter. In doing so, he is responsible for holding all members accountable to the principles of virtue, diligence and brotherly love, as well as the other standards of membership. Additionally, the Chaplain plays a key role in recognizing and reinforcing the positive behaviors and actions of his brothers.

Nihal Sathi
Issaquah, Washington
Junior, Economics

Email: sigepwabeta.chaplain@gmail.com
Phone Number: 425-394-3770


House Manager

The House Manager is tasked with maintaining the integrity of the chapter facility. He works closely with the contractors as well as the assets manager from sigep national housing to ensure that members are living in a facility that is up to the current code. The House Manager is also responsible for ensuring that the facility is cleaned and comfortable on a daily basis.

Cameron White
Bellevue, Washington
Sophomore, Construction Management
Phone Number: 425-591-8887

Vice President of Service Learning

The position of Vice President of Service Learning is unique to this WA-Beta chapter. He is the liaison to the Boys and Girls Club of America, an organization that we have recently paired up with in attempts to further impact our surrounding community in a positive manner.

Jack Nuss
Des Moines, Iowa
Sophomore, Biochemistry and Public Health

Email: sigepwabeta.servicelearning@gmail.com
Phone Number: 515-321-0352


PC 22 President

The PC 22 president's role acts to bridge the gap between the new PC and the executive board. The PC President represents the new class in an exec role and is a representative of the new member class as a whole.

Garrett Nelson
Bellingham, Washington
Sophomore, Construction Management
Email: nelsogar@uw.edu
Phone Number: 360-303-8158


Balanced Man Scholarship Chairman

Each year, the Washington Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon awards $5,000 across five incoming freshmen males who exemplify our philosophy of the balanced man: excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The Balanced Man Scholarship Chairman is responsible for reaching out to candidates, selecting scholarship finalists, and hosting the awards banquet for the scholarship.

 

Kevin Chen
Vancouver, Washington
Sophomore, Premed

Email: BMS.scholarship.uw@gmail.com

Chris Moon
San Francisco, California
Freshman, Pre-Science

Email: BMS.scholarship.uw@gmail.com