2017 Elections

2017 Election Information

Voting Coordinator: Christina Bolya Cohen |  elections@odpalumni.com

Dear Sisters,

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations and congratulations to all candidates! The nomination period for Officers of the ODPAA officially ended at midnight ET Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

Below are the candidates who will appear on the ballot for our upcoming election:


  • Margaret Saunders

First Vice President

  • Kimberly Brenon
  • Jessica Brower Rivers
  • Chris LaFleur Martinelli

Vice President Development & Fundraising

  • Corey Downie Naab

Vice President Membership & Recruitment

  • Kimberly Brenon
  • Jana Prager

Secretary/Board of Trustees Administrative Director

  • Jennifer Barker
  • Leighanne Kubik

Chief Financial Officer

  • Meredith Chapman
  • Valerie Henninger Steltzer

Legacy Representative 1960s

  • Louise Lamby

Legacy Representative 1970s

  • Cindi Cole Shear

Legacy Representative 1980s

  • Chris LaFleur Martinelli

Legacy Representative 1990s

  • Kelly Mix Mayne
  • Julie Temple Grosse

Legacy Representative 2000s

  • Jessica Brower Rivers
  • Kelsey Morris Heh
  • Jana Prager

Legacy Representative 2010s

  • Alexandria Herrera

NEXT STEPS: Campaigning/Elections Rules & Timelines

  • Questions about the election process are to be sent via private Facebook message or emailed to Christina Cohen at elections@odpalumni.com. Please do not post questions in any Facebook forum.
  • Any Facebook posts that are deemed to be of a campaigning nature may be deleted by Group Administrators without notice or further explanation. You are welcome to have discussions regarding the nominees via private messages and outside of social media.
  • The campaigning period will begin Thursday, October 19, 2017, and conclude on Thursday, November 2, 2017. During this time, all candidates are required to answer a series of questions to assist the membership in making their decision. Please download the form here to view the campaigning questions.
  • For your reference, all candidate responses will be posted in their bios on the ODPAA elections website during the duration of the voting period.
  • All candidates have the right to rescind any accepted nomination if they choose to support another candidate.
  • The voting period will begin Sunday, November 5, 2017, and conclude on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
  • Members who are current with their yearly dues will be emailed the ballot on November 5, 2017.  Please note we will be using Survey Monkey to conduct this election. (If anyone requires a paper ballot, please email elections@odpalumni.com and I will mail you one.)
  • The results of the vote will be announced at the conclusion of the voting period.

Love in Omega,
Voting Coordinator: Christina Bolya Cohen, Spring 2002
Email: elections@odpalumni.com
Cell: 917.647.9753