2021-2022 executive board

Steering Directors

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Oversees the Corporate Relations Chair, Finance Chair, Fundraising Chair,  and Hospitality Chair

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Oversees the Events Chair, Family Relations Chair, Membership Development Chair, Morale Chair, and Operations Chair

Fiscal Director


Christina Pace

Executive Director


Sarah Neubecker

Internal Director


Shae McConnell

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Oversees the Dancer Relations Chair, Greek Relations Chair,

 Recruitment Chair, and University Relations Chair

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Oversees the Creative Development Chair, Public Relations Chair, Dance Marathon Relations Chair, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair

Engagement Director


Jenna Oringher

Communications Director


Jake Maggid

Executive Board

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The Corporate Relations Chair is responsible for obtaining monetary and in-kind donations for all Terp Thon events throughout the year. This position communicates with companies and other potential sponsors in our area. 

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The Creative Development Chair is responsible for all graphic designs, photography, videography, and merchandise designs. This position is also responsible for the upkeep of the website and helps to develop advertising campaigns.

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The Dance Marathon Relations Chair is responsible for the management of relationships between local K-12 schools, and will serve as an advisor to these programs. This position also works directly with the Alumni Network and other Dance Marathon programs.

Corporate Relations Chair


Stefany Zelaya

Creative Development Chair


Allie Herman

Dance Marathon Relations Chair


Josh DiGiorgio

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The Dancer Relations Chair is responsible for all contact with Terp Thon participants in ensuring that they are engaged and connected to the organization. This chair is also responsible for planning and running all Community Meetings.

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The DEI Chair is responsible for making Terp Thon feel like a home to everyone. This position is new to the 2021-2022 year and will continue efforts made by the previous DEI Task Force. They host Town Halls, help make Terp Thon's presence on campus more accessible and enjoyable, and share our organization to new realms of the community.

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The Events Chair is responsible for the planning of all Terp Thon events, most notably our Dance Marathon in March. This chair’s responsibilities include but are not limited to planning aesthetics, timelines, activities, and entertainment for all events.

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The Family Relations Chair is responsible for year-long ideas on how to always keep the cause at the focus of Terp Thon's movement. This position communicates with hospital contacts and Miracle Families, plans hospital tours and more! 

Dancer Relations Chair


Maddie Martinucci

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Chair


Daniel Pyo

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The Finance Chair plans and balances the budget, manages all offline donations, and helps design and order merchandise. This position also allocates funds throughout the organization and seeks funding through various grant opportunities. 

Finance Chair


Maddie Ballan

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The Fundraising Chair is in charge of educating our participants on how to fundraise. This position develops fundraising resources, and plans and oversees all fundraising initiatives and any canning days. 

Fundraising Chair


Clarissa Halpern

The Greek Relations Chair is responsible for spreading awareness and increasing engagement within the University of Maryland Greek Community. This position plans initiatives throughout the year to increase participation and fundraising.

Greek Relations Chair


Miranda Mariniello

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The Hospitality Chair is responsible for obtaining the food and drinks for all events, acquiring other various in-kind incentives, and planning our dine-out nights. They communicate with companies directly to create a beneficial and supportive relationship.

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The Membership Development Chair is responsible for introducing our newest members to our organization. This position creates an opportunity for members to experience all elements of our Planning Team.

The Morale Chair is responsible for year-long initiatives to make the Terp Thon Planning Team experience the best it can be. This position is responsible for organizing dance rehearsals, preparing the final Morale Song, and leading retreats. 

Hospitality Chair


Lucy Fulton

Membership Development Chair


Jessie Hinkle

Morale Chair


Alli Schimmel

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The Operations Chair is responsible for making our organization run smoothly and is in charge of the internal communication within our movement. This position organizes all staffing, vendors, and safety requirements for events. 

Operations Chair


Sashwat Venkatesh

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The Public Relations Chair is responsible for running all social media accounts and reaching out to local media outlets for event coverage. This position is responsible for maintaining our positive public image. 

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The Recruitment Chair is responsible for campus engagement and the recruitment of all students, with specific focuses on student organizations, underclassmen, residence halls, and more.

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The University Relations Chair is responsible for managing and creating new relationships with faculty and all of our University Supporters. This position has a great deal of outside meetings with campus supporters. 

Public Relations Chair


Amanda Stone

Recruitment Chair


Sarah Coffman

University Relations Chair


Nikita Mutter


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Works with the Executive Board to provide direct connections to Children's National Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network

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Works with the Executive Board to provide direct connections and support from The University of Maryland

University Advisor


Jaime Poynter