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

James Jansen has served as our National President since 2022 (Elected this past June). He has previously served the National Office as Gamma Chapter Director 2011-2012, Midwestern Regional Director 2012-2013, Director of Chapter Development 2013-2015 and Vice President of Standards & Policy from 2015-2016.

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

Alisha Rojas-Harrison
Executive Vice President
Eta Chapter - Spring 2000

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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Javier Ruiz. Vice President of Finance

Javier Ruiz
Vice President of Finance

Gamma Chapter - Fall 2006

Javier has served as our Vice President of Finance since 2019. He has previously served the National Office as Philanthropy Chair and Vice President of Finance from 2010-2014.
Javier received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University and Masters of Accountancy from Arizona State University in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He currently works as a Forensic Accountant in Chicago, Illinois.

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Natalie Pacheco, Vice President of Administration

Natalie Pacheco-Torres
Vice President of Administration

Gamma Chapter - Spring 2010

Natalie has served as our Vice President of Administration since 2022 (Recently elected this past June). She has previously served the National Office as Director of Philanthropy and as an Appeals Board Volunteer.

Natalie received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Health Administration (2011) from Northern Illinois University & Masters of Science in Health Administration from University of St Francis in 2013. She currently works as a Housing for Health Program Manager in Los Angeles, California.

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Avant Griffith, Vice President of Standards & Policy

Avant Griffith
Vice President of Standards & Policy

Eta Chapter - Spring 2016

Avant has served as our Vice President of Standards and Policy since 2022 (Recently elected this past June). She has previously served the National Office as Chapter Director (Villanova & Eta), Director of Risk Prevention and on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Resource Committee.

Avant received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology Criminology from Ohio University and Master of Arts - School Counseling from Trinity Washington University in 2017 and 2021, respectively. She currently works as a School Counselor (5-12) in Washington, D.C.

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Michelle Maday. Vice President of Expansion. Email Michelle at

Michelle Maday
Vice President of Expansion

Gamma Chapter - Spring 1995

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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Vice President of Alumni Affairs

Annalisa Torres Aquino, Vice President of Collegiate Affairs

Annalisa Torres Aquino
Vice President of Collegiate Affairs

Eta Chapter Founder - Spring 1996

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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Ammy Rodriguez. Vice President of Marketing. Email Ammy at

Ammy Rodriguez
Vice President of Marketing

Villanova University Affiliate Chapter - Spring 2018

Ammy has served as our Vice President of Marketing since 2021. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication along with a Fluency Information Technology Certificate from Villanova University in 2019 and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Communication with a Certificate in Public Relations & Advertising also at Villanova University.

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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.

Victor A. Jimenez
National Parliamentarian

Alpha Epsilon Chapter - Winter 2015

From Detroit, MI, Victor studied Communication with a focus on public speaking and public relations at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and currently works in civic engagement.

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Director of Civic Engagement

Val Vera
Director of Inclusion

Epsilon Chapter - 1993

Val's intersectional experience as a Disabled Latinx, his proven leadership as a communicator and his ability to create messages has made him an impactful Disability Rights Educator, Activist, Organizer and Writer.

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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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Director of Risk Prevention

Director of Training & Development

National Historian

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

Region 1 Director

Region 2

Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana

Region 2 Director

Region 3

Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New York

Region 3 Director

Region 4

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

Region 4 Director


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