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Orientation Leaders


  Allie Maybee

Year in school: Fourth Year
Major: International Relations and Political Science, with a minor in Peace and Justice Studies
Year on Staff: Third
Hometown: Iowa Falls, IA
Involvement: Co-President of Entertainment ToKnight (ETK), V-Day Member and Vagina Monologues Performer, National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
Fun fact: "A jellyfish in the Mediterranean Sea stung me last fall."
Top 5 Strengths: Restorative, Input, Connectedness, Learner, Achiever 


Amanda Wright

Year in school: Fourth year
Major: Neuroscience, with minors in Spanish and Psychology
Year on Staff: Third
Hometown: La Crescent, Minnesota
Involvement: Wartburg Choir, Tri-Beta Executive, Scholars Program, Biology Lab Assistant, Nu Rho Psi Honor Society, Ambassadors, BRAiNS, Waverly Health Center volunteer
Fun fact: "I love animals and even have two chinchillas, five dogs, and a bird!"
Top 5 Strengths: Input, Learner, Achiever, Intellection, Ideation


  Caria Philgreen 

Year in school: Third Year
Major: Elementary Education, with a minor in Leadership
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Manchester, Iowa
Involvement: Wartburg Choir, Phi Eta Sigma, and now O-Staff!
Fun Fact: "I broke my nose riding a bike for the first time at 19-years-old."
Top 5 Strengths: Adaptability, Connectedness, Developer, Positivity, Includer


Cheyanne Saddler

Year in school: Fourth Year
Major: Elementary Education, with Endorsements in Special Education and Reading
Year on Staff: Third
Hometown: Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Involvement: St. Elizabeth's Chorale, Phi Eta Sigma, HSLI, Scholars Program, and Orientation Staff
Fun Fact: "I will be student teaching in Denver, Colorado this coming spring semester!."
Top 5 Strengths: Restorative, Learner, Intellection, Achiever, Developer



Cody Birely

Year in school: Fourth Year
Major: Neuroscience and Spanish, with a minor in Psychology
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Davenport, IA
Involvement: Wind Ensemble, Best Buddies, BRAiNS, Phi Eta Sigma, Tri-Beta, Mensa Manager
Fun Fact: "I know how to play the pipe organ."
Top 5 Strenghts: Belief, Includer, Developer, Responsibility, Connectedness



 Courtney Fasbender

Year in school: Fourth Year
Major: Secondary Math, with a minor in Leadership
Year on Staff: Second
Hometown: Hastings, MN
Involvement: St. Lizzie's Chorale, Co-President of ETK, Neumann Crew
Fun Fact: "My parents' names are Bruce and Dori... like Finding Nemo."
Top 5 Strengths: Intellection, Input, Maximizer, Relator, Futuristic



Hailey Schmitz
Year in school: Second year
Major: Neuroscience, with a minor in Leadership
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Plainfield, Iowa
Involvement: Dance Team, Catholic Knights, St. Paul's Sunday School Teacher, Work in the Admissions Office and Student Life Office, Volunteer at Waverly Health Center, HSLI Mentor, Dance Marathon, Ambassadors, Orientation Staff!
Fun Fact: "In eighth grade I hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon (29 miles)!"
Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Analytical, Discipline, Responsibility, Significance



Jackson Reynolds

Year in School: Second Year
Major: Secondary Education and Psychology, with minors in History and Sociology
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa
Involvement: Information Desk, O-Staff, Psychology Club, Sanctuary
Fun Fact: "I was once shot in the eye with an airsoft gun."
Top 5 Strengths: Empathy, Input, Positivity, Intellection, Woo




Kate Luistro
Year in school: Third Year
Major: Music Therapy, with minors in Psychology and Leadership
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Fargo, North Dakota
Involvement: Best Buddies, St. Elizabeth's Chorale, WSMTA, Phi Eta Sigma, National Society of Leadership and Success, Adopt a Grandparent, Dance Marathon, Service trips, Music Therapy Lab staff
Fun Fact: "I've been a Minnesota Vikings season ticket holder since I was born. Skol Vikes!"
Top 5 Strengths: Competition, Significance, Discipline, Deliberative, Futuristic


Kim Schlesinger
Year in school: Third Year
Major: Music Therapy
Year on Staff: Second
Hometown: Princeton, Illinois
Involvement: ORANGE EXCEL!!, St. Elizabeth's Chorale, Best Buddies, Water to Thrive, WSMTA, Tower School Piano Teacher, Knight Calling
Fun Fact: "I was once a mermaid."
Top 5 Strengths: WOO, Positivity, Includer, Input, Adaptability

Liz Buckwalter
Year in school: Fourth Year
Major: Political Science, with minors in International Relations and Leadership
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Morrison, Illinois
Involvement: Student Senate, Homecoming Committee Co-Director, Pre-Law Club, Dance Marathon
Fun Fact: "I was born in Ohio!"
Top 5 Strengths: Input, Achiever, Context, Restorative, and Harmony



Madison Bloker

 Year in school: Third Year
Major: Journalism and Communication, with minor in Leadership, Business, and Graphic Design
Year on Staff: First
Hometown: Clarksville, Iowa
Involvement: Dance Marathon Morale Captain, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, VAC Office Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ambassadors Social Media and Marketing Co-Chair, Baldwin Leadership Fellows, Wrestling Manager, Women's Basketball Manager, Phi Eta Sigma, NSLS, PRSSA, KnightVision, Homecoming Committee, and was also involved with golf and band freshman year
Fun Fact: "I can spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."
Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Activator, Relator, Strategic, Competition


Michelle Hahn
Year in school as of Fall 2017: 2nd Year
Major: Biochemistry with a minor in Leadeship
Year on Staff: 1st
Hometown: Mason City, Iowa...
Involvement: Student Senator, Academic Policies Committee Member, Tri-Beta Associate Member, Saxophonist in The Wartburg Wind Ensemble, Volunteer at the Waverly Health Center, and Scholars Program Member
Fun Fact: I met John Travolta in Hawaii and talked to him about cornrows!!
Top 5 Strengths: Woo, Positivity, Discipline, Futuristic, Learner



Naomi Alene
Year in School: 4th year
Major: Business Administration with minors in Leadership & Social Entrepreneurship
Year on Staff: 1st 
Hometown: Denver, CO...
Involvement: Student Senate, Black Student Union, I-Club, Global Connections, Pathways Peer, MLK Planning Committee, & National Society of Leadership and Success 
Fun Fact: I am Ethiopian.
Top 5 Strengths: WOO, Achiever, Positivity, Belief, Self-Assurance



Nathan Stumme

Year in school as of Fall 2017: 3rd year
Major: Chemistry with a minor in Leadership 
Year on Staff: 1st 
Hometown: Burt, Iowa...
Involvement: ACES Scholar, Best Buddies Treasurer, Chemistry Lab Assistant
Fun Fact: I am an avid racquetball enthusiast
Top 5 Strengths: Developer, Achiever, Positivity, Empathy, Context




 Nick Arp
Year in School: 3rd Year
Major: Biochemistry (Pre-Med) with minors in Leadership and Spanish 
Year on Staff: 2nd 
Hometown: Eldridge, Iowa...
Involvement: ACES, Scholars, Phi Eta Sigma, Chemistry Club, Ambassadors, Undergraduate Research, Supplemental Instructors, Baldwin Leadership Fellow, North Star Volunteer, Waverly Health Center Volunteer, and Dance Marathon
Fun Fact: I once stayed in the Appalachian Mountains for 4 weeks without internet and cellular service.
Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Learner, Strategic, Relator, Input




 Nora Brown
Year in School as of Fall 2017: 3rd year
Major: Music Therapy and Social Work
Year on Staff: 1st 
Hometown: Woodstock, IL...
Involvement: Student Senate, LYM, Best Buddies, St. Elizabeth's Choir, WSTA
Fun Fact: I've hugged Taylor Swift
Top 5 Strengths: Includer, Connectedness, Empathy, Harmony, Input



 Paige Loy

Year in School as of Fall 2017: 2nd Year
Major: Neuroscience
Year on Staff: 1st 
Hometown: Cedar Falls...
Involvement: Knightcaller, Homecoming Committee, Ambassador, Psychology club
Fun Fact: My favorite animal is an elephant
Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Learner, Woo, Input, Consistency




Samantha (Sam) Pfab
Year in school as of Fall 2017: 2nd 
Year on staff: 1st
Major: Public Relations with minors in Spanish and Leadership
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa...
Involvement: O Staff, Student Senate, Homecoming Committee, Ambassadors, Admissions Staff, FCA, Dance Marathon, Hometown Knights
Fun Fact: My favorite food is toast, my dogs are my best friends, and I have a vlog called Sam Cam!
Top 5 Strengths: Communication, Includer, Input, Woo, Positivity




 Sami Kopf

Year in school Fall 2017: 4th year 
Major: Sociology and Psychology with a focus in Criminology
Year on staff: First year 
Hometown: Hastings, MN
Involvement: Exec Team of Sociology/Criminology Club, Scholars Program, and Wartburg Community Symphony Orchestra (also O-Staff!!)
Fun Fact: I've been to 10 countries 
Top Five Strengths: Input, Achiever, Learner, Intellection, Analytical




Sammie Hallgren
Year in School as of Fall 2017: 3rd
Major: Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology 
Year on Staff: 3rd
Hometown: Arden hills ...
Involvement: Best buddies, Wartburg student music therapy association, sparkles unified cheer team, Phi Eta Sigma
Fun Fact: Once while I was scuba diving I started dancing underwater with my hands and once we were back at shore our guide asked me why I was using scuba signals telling her to relax! #oops we had a good laugh about it .
Top 5 strengths: Activator, Woo, Adaptability, Input, Positivity




 Zane Strawser

Year in School as of Fall 2017: 4th Year 
Major: Biology and Spanish 
Year on Staff: 2nd 
Hometown: Grinnell, Iowa...
Involvement: Ambassadors, Tri-Beta, Homecoming Committee, Dance Marathon, Spanish Club, & Orientation Staff
Fun Fact: I love going on adventures! 
Top 5 Strengths: Learner, Input, Discipline, Belief, Individualization



Dragoslava Barzut
Year in school as of Fall 2017: 3rd year 
Major: Psychology with a minor in Leadership 
Year on Staff: 1st 
Hometown: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fun Fact: My siblings and I were all born on Tuesday.
Top 5 Strengths: Restorative, Discipline, Responsibility, Strategic, and Significance