David Bellomy is a senior at WMU studying mechanical engineering. David is currently the president of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. He is involved with the National Society of Black Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and is a site supervisor for Habitat for Humanity. He is excited to plan and execute powerful events that will impact any and every student that is engaged. He looks forward to being the spark that ignites the next generation of WMU Leaders.
Lexie Causley was raised in Waterford, MI. She is a sophomore with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a minor in Gender & Women's Studies. She is the office coordinator for CAB, and was on the planning committees for Spring into the Streets and International Festival. She is also on the WMU's women's Rugby Team. She is most excited about getting to know the new leaders of WMU. She says it was so helpful to be a part of Emerging Leaders her freshman year, and she wants people to have that same experience.
Lexie is from Adrian, a small town in southeastern Michigan. This year she will be a junior, studying Secondary Education with a Social Studies focus, minoring in History and Gender and Women's Studies. She's involved in Alternative Spring Break, the National Society of Leadership and Success, Spring into the Streets, and of course, Lead Corp. She's very excited to meet new people and inspire them to develop their leadership skills while further developing hers along the way!
Hey Broncos! Anthony Haduch is currently going into his fourth year studying Early Childhood Education and he could not be any more excited to get this year going! He is an out of state student from Park Ridge, Illinois which is a northwest suburb of Chicago. His past involvement has included being a Resident Assistant in Valley Two and the New Student Orientation Intern for the First-Year Experience Programs. This year he is eager to get started as the Student Affairs Chair for the Western Student Association as well as being a mentor of Lead Corp. As a mentor, he is most looking forward to showing all Broncos seeking guidance in their leadership opportunities that there are multiple paths that they can take. Get excited for the Fall Broncos, Lead Corp is going to make leadership an even greater growing experience!
Savannah Hill is from Harrison Township, Michigan. She is a junior at Western and thinks it is the most wonderful place to be. She is majoring in Organizational Communication with a minor in Marketing. At Western she has previously been involved with Emerging Leaders, Fall and Spring into the Streets, CAB, and Lead Corp. She has attended and facilitated leadership retreats and was a Zone Captain for Bronco Bash last year. This year she plans to continue her involvement in CAB and Lead Corp; this year she is one of the 2012 Bronco Bash Coordinators and a Fall Welcome Ambassador for the Emerging Leaders. She is excited for Lead Corp this year to be able to reach more students who have a passion in leadership and want to develop their skills! She thinks this great group we have for Lead Corp this year can do amazing things!
Chanell O'Rourke is a sophomore currently at WMU. She is from Royal Oak just north of Détroit (or Detroit as we east siders say). She is studying nursing and hopes once completed with nursing school to obtain her nursing practitioner license. As a Bronco she enjoys being part of sail club, intramural soccer and now currently part of Lead Corp. Being part of Lead Corp, she looks forward to making an impact on other future leaders and all fellow Broncos at WMU. "I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people."~ Mahatma Gandhi
Sarah Schmitt is a sophomore at Western. She is from Macomb, Michigan (EASTSIDE!), but she loves living in Kalamazoo. Her major is Behavioral Psychology and she is hoping to provide therapy to children with autism as her career. On campus she is a part of DSK (Drive Safe Kalamazoo), Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity, Lead Corp (WOO WOO), Lee Honors College, and works in the Office of Admissions. She is so excited to be a mentor in Lead Corp and can't wait to be a part of this new family. Finally, Sarah hopes to be challenged this year and looks forward to growing as a leader!
Cameron grew up in Caledonia, Michigan and graduated from Caledonia High School in 2010. He is currently a junior studying Aeronautical Engineering and is excited to see where his career takes him! He has become involved with the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) RSO on campus. They design, build, and fly a purpose built RC aircraft every year to accomplish a set of tasks set out for them by the event sponsors and compete with it against international competition. He is very excited to be a part of Lead Corp and everything planned for this year, and hopes he can help motivate you to reach out and accomplish your dreams!
Deirdre Zerilli is a senior from Utica, Michigan. She is studying Interpersonal Communication with a minor in Psychology. During her time here at Western, she has been involved in Residence Life, the Orientation program, and Alternative Spring Break. She is super excited to help plan the leadership retreats—she thinks they are a great start to developing leaders! She is not a huge fan of long walks on the beach, but she does like mint chocolate chip ice cream and when people pronounce her name correctly on the first try! Western has made her so happy, and she is thrilled to have the opportunity through Lead Corp to pass on her wonderful experiences.
Mariah Shaffer is from Clinton Township, MI. She is graduating this April with a major in Social Work and minors in Alcohol Addiction Studies and Criminal Justice. She has been very involved on campus within the last three years with Alternative Winter Experience, Alternative Spring Break, and Up Till Dawn; now she dedicates her time to Lead Corp. You may see her around campus at her three different jobs which are Career and Student Employment Services, College of Health and Human Service Advising Office, and Valley 1 Café. She is really excited to learn more on how she can grow as a leader while helping others become leaders themselves.
Andre Settler is from Battle Creek, MI. He is a senior, majoring in Social Work with a minor in Substance Abuse. At Western, he is involved with an RSO called Young Black Males Support Network (YBMSN). Some of the things that he is looking forward to regarding Lead Corp are meeting new people, building more networking relationships, and getting more people involved on campus.