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Phi Alpha Theta > Leadership Team 2014-2015

president, Faith Bagley
President

Faith Bagley is the president of Union's Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. A resident of Naples, Florida, she is a history major with a Spanish minor. Initiated into Phi Alpha Theta in September 2013, Bagley immediately began participating in chapter activities, including in the 2013-2014 school year the society's community service project at Jackson's Hollywood Cemetery in November, the annual French Christmas dinner in December, a Rotary Club fundraising breakfast in March, its annual Franco-American confection and bake sale in March, and a field trip to Discovery Park of America in April. As an international traveler, she has visited England, Wales, Ireland, and Costa Rica. Historically, she has a special interest in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In 2013-2014, Bagley served as the history department's student worker. She hopes eventually to become involved professionally in public history, either at a museum or an historical site.


vice president, Hannah Jones
Vice President

Hannah Jones is the vice president of the Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. A history major and professional education minor, she was inducted into the society in February 2014. Her commitment to the society was apparent in the spring of 2014 when she attended with several other members a Rotary Club fundraising pancake breakfast in March, provided baked goods for the annual Franco-American bake sale in March, went on the chapter's field trip to Discovery Park of America in April, participated in the society's Red T-shirt Spirit Day in April, and attended the society's spring cookout in May. Jones is also the secretary of Union's Rutledge Honorary History Club. She graduated from Jackson State Community College prior to entering Union. Her hometown is Gadsden, Tennessee.


secretary, Sarah Carroll
Secretary

Sarah Carroll serves as the Delta-Psi chapter's secretary. She was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta in February 2014, and has been very involved in chapter activities ever since. In the spring of 2014, for example, she participated in the chapter's Franco-American bake sale, attended with other members a Rotary Club fundraising pancake breakfast, went on a society-sponsored field trip to Discovery Park of America, joined in its annual Red T-shirt Spirit Day, and attended the chapter's spring cookout. The most interesting period of history for her is the American Civil War, with a special focus on Generals Grant and Lee. Carroll is a political science major with a history minor who serves as a student worker in both the Undergraduate Admissions Office and the Financial Aid Office. She also has a membership in Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society and lives in Trenton, Tennessee.


senator, Allen Bradley
Senator

Allen Bradley represents the Delta-Psi chapter as one of its two senators on the Student Government Association. Inducted into Phi Alpha Theta in February 2014, he quickly showed his commitment to the chapter by participating during the spring semester in its Franco-American bake sale in March, its Red T-shirt Spirit Day in April, and its 22nd annual cookout in May. A resident of Hendersonville, Tennessee, Bradley is a business administration major with a special emphasis in economics. He is a Life Group leader responsible for helping new students find their place at Union and a member of Students for Sustainability, an organization that promotes environmental awareness on campus and in the local community.


senator, Kensie Zills
Senator

Kensie Zills is a Delta-Psi chapter senator on the Student Government Association. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, she is an education major and a history minor. She was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta in February 2014, and during rest of the spring semester participated in the chapter's Franco-American bake sale, its Red T-shirt Spirit Day, and its annual cookout at Dr. Carls’s home. For two years, Zills helped new students adjust to the college experience at Union as a Life Group leader, and she currently serves on the Life Group Leader support Team. She regularly participates in Union University's annual Campus and Community Day in November, and also holds a membership in Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.


faculty advisor, Dr. Stephen Carls
Faculty Advisor

Dr. Stephen Carls is in his 32nd year as the faculty advisor to the Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. Carls also holds the post of national president in the society. He has previously been a member of the organization's national council and advisory board, and he served as national vice president from January 2012 to January 2014. He was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta in 1970, when he was a graduate student at the University of Minnesota.


Leadership Team 2013-2014