The National Office is comprised of the National Executive Board, the National Committee and Regional Board. General information, requests, etc. can be emailed to the National Office at or submitted through the Contact Us page.


National Executive Board

The National Executive Board serves as the main administrative body of Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. These officers are responsible for the overall management of the Fraternity and provides services that include: support and expansion of collegiate Chapters; training and development of membership; building of alumni networks and fostering relationships with Universities and the Fraternity/Sorority community.

James Jansen, National President

James Jansen
National President
Xi Chapter - Fall 2007
Pronouns: He, Him, His

James Jansen has served as our National President since June 2022. He has previously served the National Office as Gamma Chapter Director, Midwestern Regional Director, Director of Chapter Development and Vice President of Standards & Policy all since 2011.

James received his BBA (HR & OM) (2006), MBA (HR & International Business) (2007), MSHR (2008) and JD (2021) from Loyola University Chicago and currently works as an attorney in Chicago, Illinois.

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Alisha Rojas-Harrison
Executive Vice President
Eta Chapter - Spring 2000
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Alisha has served as our Executive Vice President since 2021. She has previously served the National Office as Director of Training & Development (2020), Standards Board volunteer, Expansion (Alpha Gamma), Chapter Director (Alpha Gamma), National Secretary (now VP of Administration), Regional Director (Ohio), Director of Philanthropy, National Philanthropy Committee and a NALFO Day of Service Project Manager.

Alisha received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Ohio University in 2003 and her Masters in Organized Management with specialization in Organizational Leadership from Ashland University in 2011. She currently works as a small business owner (Luminary Productions, LLC) and Nonprofit Owner/Manager of Helen’s House in Milford, Massachusetts.

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Princesa Rabinovich Vice President of Finance

Princesa Rabinovich
Vice President of Finance

Theta Chapter - Winter 2007
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Princesa has served as the Expansion committee for Psi Chapter (2013) and as Psi’s chapter Director 2013-2015. She also served on the Expansion committee for revitalization of Theta (2022) and served as their Chapter Director (2022-23).
She received her Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting from the a University of Cincinnati in 2011. She currently works as an Accountant for Nucor Logistics Group in Cincinnati, OH.

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Cristina Pacheco. Vice President of Administration

Yaxeni Aranda
Vice President of Administration
Alpha Iota Chapter - Fall 2019
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Yaxeni graduated from Western Illinois University with a Foreign Languages and Cultures Degree and a minor in English. She has her ECE credentials. 

Yaxeni served as her chapter's secretary throughout her undergrad years. She has also helped with the expansion of the University of Wisconsin Madison

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Melissa Cardenas, Vice President of Standards & Policy

Melissa Cardenas
Vice President of Standards & Policy
Eta Chapter - Spring 1996
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Melissa earned her Bachelor's in Public Administration from Ohio University in 1996, her MBA from Ohio University in 2003, and her Doctorate in Leadership from Bowling Green State University. Melissa has previously served as National President. 

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Michelle Maday. Vice President of Expansion. Email Michelle at

Michelle Maday
Vice President of Expansion

Gamma Chapter - Spring 1995
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Michelle has served as our Vice President of Expansion since 2018. She has previously served the National Office as an Expansion Committee Member, Chapter Director, Executive Vice President (formerly Vice President) and National President (2007-2018).

Michelle received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language & Literature from Northern Illinois University in 1997. She currently works as a Director of Program Test Management in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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Onix Nava, Vice President of Alumni Affairs

Onix Nava
Vice President of Alumni Affairs
Beta Chapter - Spring 2017
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Onix has served as Vice President of Alumni Affairs since May 2023. 

She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Science in Communication from Northwestern University. As an undergraduate, Onix served as Beta Chapter President, Order of Omega President, and United Greek Council VP of Standards. She also worked part-time at the university’s Fraternity & Sorority Affairs office.

Currently, Onix is a program manager at a national non-profit within its Alumni Engagement Team, which supports 10K Black, Latinx, and Native American alumni.


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Annalisa Torres Aquino, Vice President of Collegiate Affairs

Annalisa Torres Aquino
Vice President of Collegiate Affairs

Eta Chapter Founder - Spring 1996
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Annalisa has served as our Vice President of Collegiate Affairs since 2021. She has previously served the National Office as a Regional Director, Expansion Committee member and Chapter Director roles.

Annalisa received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Women's and Minority Studies from Ohio University in 2000 and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University in 2002. She currently serves as a Senior Director of Clinical Compliance in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Annelyn Janib Martinez
Vice President of Marketing
Upsilon Chapter - Spring 2020
Pronouns: They, Them, Elle

Annelyn has served as the Chair of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Resource Committee since its establishment in 2020. They have also served as a Chapter Director in 2021 (Eta) and Regional Director in 2022 (Region 4). Annelyn also served on NALFO's Sexual Assault Awareness & Action Committee. 
Annelyn currently works as the Assistant Director of Operations and Interpersonal Violence Prevention for Owls Care Health Promotion at Florida Atlantic University. They earned their BA in Psychology from the University of Tampa in 2017, their MA in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Florida Atlantic University in 2020, and their Master's in Public Health from Florida International University in 2023. They are a certified victim advocate, health education specialist, and appreciative advisor.  

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National Committee

The National Committee is overseen by the Executive Vice President of the National Executive Board. These officers are responsible for specific focus on a variety of areas to support Fraternity operations.

Tyler Legnon
National Parliamentarian
Nicholls State University Affiliate Chapter - Spring 2021

Tyler graduated & earned his Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences from Nicholls State University in 2020 and is currently pursuing his M.Ed. Along with serving as National Parliamentarian he also serves as Chapter Director for the Nicholls St Affiliate Chapter. When asked to share why he decided to serve Alpha Psi Lambda at the National level, "...because I believed that it was important to give back to the Familia that gave so many great memories, experiences, and friends to me. The continued growth and success of our Familia is of the utmost importance to me. I look forward to serving our Fraternity and helping my hermanos y hermanas succeed across all states and chapters!"

Currently, Tyler works as a Graduate Assistant in the office of admissions at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA while also serving as Student Body President.

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Patricia Flores
Director of Health & Wellness

Beta Chapter - Spring 2007

Patricia graduated & earned her Bachelors degree from he University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also holds a dual Master's Degree in Business Administration and Public Health from Benedictine University.

Currently, Patricia works as an Analyst for Healthcare Financial Resources while also conducting research within the Latinx community in Humboldt Park and Wicker Park neighborhoods of Chicago. This research is helpful for uncovering the bio-psycho-social determinants of health for the Latinx community.

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Rockie Ventura
Director of Training & Development
Mu Chapter - Fall 2005

Rockie graduated & earned his Bachelors degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management and his Master of Arts in Human Resources Management both from he University of Houston in 2008 and 2014, respectively. When asked why he joined the National Office, "I enjoy helping where I can. Volunteerism is an important aspect of who I am and what I do. It gives me a sense of purpose and belonging. This feeling is amplified when I'm able to volunteer in areas that incorporate the use of my passion and skills. In the workforce, I 'm a Human Resources (HR) professional. I truly love the HR field. In particular, I love Training and Development. There is something about teaching and helping people to reach their potential that gives me great sense of satisfaction. That is why I'm happy to assume the role as Director of Training and Development for APSI, and I look forward to helping members achieve their potential."

Currently, Rockie serves as Commander of the Anchorage Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS); Department of Defense, Army Human Resources Officer in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Esther Aulis-Cabrera
Director of Civic Engagement
Eta Chapter - Spring 2019

Esther graduated & earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from Ohio University in 2022. When asked to share why she decided to serve Alpha Psi Lambda at the National level, "...I want to aid our Familia in becoming confident participants in social and political engagement. An informed voter is a powerful disrupter of the status quo. Through my years of advocacy with Civic Education, Latinos are a force to be reckoned with socially and civically."

Currently, Esther works as a Field Organizer in Cincinnati, OH.


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Victoria Perez
Director of Inclusion
Alpha Zeta Chapter - Fall 2017

Victoria graduated & earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Premedical Biology from Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2021. She has previously served the National Office as Associate Member Educator for the University of Houston Downtown Affiliate Chapter and is currently the Secretary for the Texas Alumni Club.

When asked to share why she decided to serve Alpha Psi Lambda at the National level, "I like to volunteer because I truly enjoy program implementation, especially programming dedicated toward inclusion, diversity, skill development, social and cultural enhancement, and more. I think now is more important than ever to introduce more inclusivity to programming and teach others how to be culturally competent, socially aware, and help each other become more welcoming, empathetic, and loving individuals. Overtime I have been working on these skills personally and through my degree which focuses heavily on cultural competency and social determinants of health. I would like to spread what I have learned and gained to others."

Currently, Victoria is a UTHealth SPH Dallas Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs in Dallas, Texas.

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National Historian

Director of Risk Prevention

Regional Board

The National Office has organized our collegiate chapters into regions, by state, led by a Regional Director who is overseen and reports to the Vice President of Collegiate Affairs.

For Advisors: Should you wish to contact National leadership regarding your collegiate chapter, please see the below chart and CC when contacting the appropriate Regional Director.

Region 1

Washington, California, Colorado, and Texas

Matthew Garza

Region 1 Director

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Region 2

Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana

Violet Bollar
Region 2 Director

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Region 3

Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New York

Maria Rojas
Region 3 Director

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Region 4

Louisiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Florida

Region 4 Director

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For other emergency situations not involving injuries or a threat to life, please contact James Jansen.