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Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff

Ryne Burds 
Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Ryne Burds oversees all aspects of Fraternity and Sorority Life, specifically all risk management and training initiatives, as well as community growth initiatives. He also advises the College Panhellenic Council, National Panhellenic Council and Order of Omega.  

Affiliation: Sigma Phi Epsilon 
Hometown: Peosta, IA 
Education: University of Northern Iowa, B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Minor in German; University of Northern Iowa, M.A. in Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs 
Hobbies: Enjoying the beach, playing with his cat Theo, eating food and watching movies 


Erin Snyder 
Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life 

Erin Snyder oversees all FSL sponsored programs and special initiatives. She also advises the Multicultural Greek Council and Interfraternity Council.  

Affiliation: Phi Mu 
Hometown: Houma, LA 
Education: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.S. in Business Administration; University of West Florida, M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Administration 
Hobbies: Going to the beach, eating all things Cajun, history and problem solving 


Patrick Clearkin 
Student Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life – Administration 

Patrick Clearkin assists the office of Fraternity and Sorority life by managing chapter rosters and FSL membership card submissions. He also helps to manage all non-alcoholic event submissions. Lastly, he manages the FSL community calendar.

Affiliation: Sigma Phi Epsilon 
Hometown: Maple Glen, PA 
Major/Graduation Year: Economics, Spring 2020 
Hobbies: Golfing, watching Philadelphia sports and going out with friends 


Michael Putman 
Student Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life – Programming

Michael Putman oversees all events within Fraternity and Sorority life by scheduling and publicizing them. He also coordinates FSL participation at the UT Admission’s open house events.

Affiliation: Sigma Phi Epsilon 
Hometown: Rochester, NY 
Major/Graduation Year: Finance, Spring 2020 
Hobbies: Working out, playing intramural sports and exploring the Tampa area with friends 


Katarina Georgelas 
Student Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life – Communication

Katarina Georgelas manages and creates a comprehensive social media plan for Fraternity and Sorority life. She also creates and distributes a weekly FSL newsletter as well as an alumni newsletter. Lastly, she captures photos and videos from all FSL events.

Affiliation: Alpha Chi Omega 
Hometown: Great Falls, VA 
Major/Graduation Year: Graphic Design, Minor in Entrepreneurship; Spring 2021
Hobbies: Relaxing by the pool, tanning at the beach and exploring Tampa

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