Meet our Team
|Angela King Taylor Director|
|Angela hails from East Chicago, IN. She received a B.S. in Business Management from Hampton University, which she affectionately refers to as her “Home by the Sea”. Angela obtained her M.S.Ed. in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from Old Dominion University. Angela has held various positions in the areas of human resources, fraternity and sorority life, and academic advising. She has worked and served at a diverse range of institutions such as the University of Kansas and Tennessee State University. Angela is passionate about student development and helping students navigate their collegiate journey. Angela is very excited to use her skills and experience to enhance the Loyola student experience and build upon SAGA’s great work.
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|Leslie Watland Assistant Director|
|Leslie Watland earned her M.Ed. in Social and Cultural Foundations of Education with a focus in Higher Education from DePaul University and her B.A. in Theatre from Columbia College Chicago. She joined Loyola University Chicago in February 2013 as the Coordinator for Damen Student Center, and joined the SAGA team in June 2014. Previously she served as the Coordinator of Student Engagement at Columbia College Chicago, supporting student organizations and special event programs for over 5 years. At Loyola University Chicago, Leslie supports ((dop)), our student led programming board, and several large scale events sponsored by SAGA.
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|Precious Femi-Ogunyemi Coordinator, Student Organization Programming|
|Precious is thrilled to join the SAGA Team and the Loyola Community. Born in London, England but raised in Dallas, Texas - Precious brings a new perspective into her work and this team. Precious received both her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Anthropology and Masters of Education in Higher Education from the University of North Texas. In her current role, she supports student organizations' programming, leadership education, and serves as a resource for advisors and students. Additionally, Precious will help plan the Student Organization Awards and Welcome Week. Loyola has always held a special place in Precious' heart and she looks forward to helping students grow and find their purpose.
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|Emily Koneval, Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life Development|
|Emily is delighted to join the SAGA team at Loyola University Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management at Iowa State University and her Masters of Arts in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University. Emily has previously served as a Fraternity & Sorority Life Advisor at Bowling Green State University. In this role, she served as the Panhellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Council advisor as well as working closely with educational and leadership programs. Emily is passionate about promoting holistic student learning, leadership development, and empowerment through the co-curricular experiences. Originally from Illinois, she is excited to return to the Chicagoland area to explore all that the city has to offer in food, music, sports, and community engagement. Click here to email Emily.|
|Troy Stephens, Jr. Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life Programming|
|Troy, Nittany Lion & Jayhawk, is eager to join the SAGA team at Loyola University Chicago. Troy received his Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation and Human Services from The Pennsylvania State University and his Masters of Science in Education from The University of Kansas. He most recently served as a Greek Life Advisor in the Office of Greek Life at Auburn University. In this role, he served as the National PanHellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council and Order of Omega Advisor. As a West Philadelphia native, Troy has always longed for the opportunity to get back and give back to the inner city. He is excited to explore the university and all that Chicago has to offer, if you are interested in catching a Bulls game let him know! Click here to email Troy.|
|MacKenzie Rotherham Coordinator, Commuter Student Life|
|MacKenzie, a native of Wisconsin, earned her Bachelors in Social Psychology and Women in Gender Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Following graduation, she worked in various community engagement roles with Wisconsin's State Public Defender office and the U.S. Peace Corps. Currently, MacKenzie has returned to her Loyola Chicago roots to complete her Masters in Higher Education degree. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with the Rambler population, and she is looking forward to growing in the Jesuit mission of the university. Click here to email Mackenzie.|
|Kaylee Hartman Coordinator, Registered Student Organizations|
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|Elizabeth Olson Budget Coordinator|
|Garrison Thomas Graduate Assistant, Sorority & Fraternity Life|
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|Sarah Creeden Graduate Assistant, Department of Programming|
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