2015-2016 Loyd Commons Council Executive Board

  • President: Melissa Spaulding, Class of 2018
  • Chief of Staff: *Evan Lewis, Class of 2018
  • Senior Director of Creativity: Lisa Ingham, Class of 2018
  • Junior Director of Creativity: Cole Barber, Class of 2019
    • Creativity Committee RA Advisors: Lucy McCollom & Mason Steeger
  • Senior Director of Friendship: *Allie Rutherford, Class of 2018
  • Junior Director of Friendship (Fall 2015): Grant Dow, Class of 2019
  • Junior Director of Friendship (Spring 2016): Connor May, Class of 2019
    • Friendship Committee RA Advisors: Margie Anderson & Jose De Labra
  • Senior Director of Growth: Elenor Griffith, Class of 2018
  • Junior Director of Growth (Fall 2015): Gabby Dave', Class of 2019
  • Junior Director of Growth (Spring 2016): Lisa Scott, Class of 2019
    • Growth Committee RA Advisors: Holly McCuistion & Alexis Nguyen
  • Senior Director of Purpose: *Baeley Whittle, Class of 2018
  • Junior Director of Purpose: Sydney Patterson, Class of 2019
    • Purpose Committee RA Advisors: Michael Prappas & Lisa Suennen
* Denotes second year Executive

Accomplishments of the Council Executive Board:

Accomplishments by Committee:

  • Creativity Committee
    • Organized numerous Hall Improvement Fund Proposals to get additional amenities for Loyd totalling over $15,000.
      • Table Top Ping Pong Conversion Top for the Pool Table
      • Wii U & Controllers
      • Chalkboard Wall, chalk, and erasers
      • Projector
      • Popcorn Machine & Supplies
      • Artwork framing (2 times)
      • Piano Bench
      • HDMI cords
      • Polaroid Camera and Film
      • Black vinyl for community decorations (2 times)
      • Frames and MDF for Loyd Pin Family Boards
      • Two new large TVs
      • Bean Bags Chairs
      • Books for Loyd Library
      • Custom Crest Entry Mat
      • Large rugs for 1st floor lounge
      • Lumber and building supplies for custom furniture
    • Organized the second annual Painting with a Twist Study Break.
    • Organized an Easter Egg Hunt.
    • Selected Loyd Swag - Loyd sweatpants and Loyd cellphone wallets.
  • Friendship Committee
  • Growth Committee
    • Organized and coordinated efforts for Relay for Life Team - was the highest fundraising commons with nearly $1500 in donations. Fundraising efforts included a donation drive in the fall, penny war, Pie a Ty penny war, and Loyd Latte's during the event.
    • Organized four Loyd Banquets and was the first to incorporate themes into the banquets.
    • Organized Angel Tree donations - collected enough donations to provide 10 children with Angel Tree presents
    • Organized birthday treats to recognize monthly birthdays.
    • Organized Holiday Decorating including a Halloween Decorating Competition and Floor Christmas Decorating Competition.
    • Organized a Slumber Party study break.
  • Purpose Committee
    • Organized a Career Fair prep presentation using Career Ambassadors from the Hegi Family Career Development Center.
    • Organized Study Snacks carts each semester to provide snacks to residents during finals.
    • Organized Study Session opportunities for residents in common classes.
    • Organized TED Talk events collaborating with TEDxSMU.
    • Organized a Nutrition night utilizing the Campus Dining Dietician.

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