The Penn State Outing Club offers a chance for individuals to take key positions to help organize and run the entire club. We currently have 5 elected positions, and infinitely many nominated and asserted positions. Elections are held every year in the spring semester. If you would like information on a position or would like to fill a void in the club, contact an officer.
President: Travis Johnson
Runs the meetings, finds new ways to expand and grow the club, oversees finalization paperwork for all trips/events, is the face of PSOC.
Vice President: Dillon O’Donnell
Runs/oversees internal meetings, helps get trips off the ground, finds new ways to raise funds.
Treasurer: Meg Kirchner
Oversees all funds, reimburses members for trip-related expenses, maintains merchandise.
Secretary: Shaina Melnick
Keeps meeting minutes, updates the PSOC Officer manual, primary handler of participation agreements, issuer of membership cards.
Historian: Dimitri Lewicki
Keeper of lore and stories, harasses trip leaders to submit trip reports and pictures, magic.
Community Outreach: Aaron Dennis
Heads initiatives to expand and improve the PSOC community.
New Member Outreach: Ben Vizzachero
Focuses on recruiting new members.
Blood Drive Coordinator: Julian Pecce
Tries to steal your blood and does other fun stuff, too.
THON Coordinator: Carrie Durrwachter
Leads PSOC Benefitting THON.
Advisor: Jen Bean
Our wonderful faculty advisor and director of Penn State’s AURORA programs.
Coach: Dan Trew
Our most experienced member, Dan has been with the club longer than anyone can really remember.