Collegiate Panhellenic Council Members


The Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC) is the governing board for the 10 sororities that reside at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The CPC, as well as the Chapter Presidents, Delegate Board, and Greek Advisors, meet weekly to discuss the betterment and growth of our Greek community. They are here to answer any questions you may have throughout your greek experience as well as guide you through the recruitment process.

Ally van Dorsten


Panhellenic President


Contact Regarding:
General questions about Panhellenic, On Campus Collaborative Work

Office Hours: Thursday 10-12 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd (Attending UCSB graduate school for 2019-2020) 

Hometown: Tiburon, CA

Major: Communication

Hobbies: Yoga, paddle boarding, hiking, baking, skiing, boxing, graphic design

Favorite Part of Greek Life: Being a member of the Greek community has created countless opportunities to try new things in and around UCSB and Santa Barbara that I never would have tried without my chapter, council, or Greek life (like paddle boarding in the harbor or going to San Diego for a conference!) between jobs members of this community have recommended me for, places I’ve gone to, and memories I’ve created...being in Greek life has opened more doors for me in college than I thought possible.

Best Part of UCSB: Riding my trust little bike everywhere in the sunshine!

Favorite Quote: “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. Then go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman 

Hannah Pittman


VP Judicial


Contact Regarding: Judicial Affairs

Office Hours: Tuesday 2-4 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd 

Hometown: Petaluma, CA

Major: Sociology with a minor in Applied Psychology

Hobbies: When I have time to breathe, I spend my days at the beach or at the Habit
Burger where I can confidently say I have tried everything on the menu and am close
friends with the owner.

Favorite Part of Greek Life: I am so grateful to be part of a community that opens up
doors with networking opportunities, provides academic support, promotes and fosters social relationships, allows for leadership opportunities, and gives me the sense of belonging to something bigger than merely myself. And drumroll for the cliche part I have made such genuine friendships with people who I would be grateful to remain in my life far past my undergraduate years and into my adult life.

Best Part of UCSB: Without a doubt, the best part of UCSB are the people. Yes UCSB has rigorous academics and is a walk skip and a jump away from the beach but all these things would be superficial if it were not for the people who made the experiences for me.

Favorite Quote: “Normality is a paved road, it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow there.” - Vincent van Gogh

Stephanie Mares


VP Recruitment


Contact Regarding: Recruitment

Office Hours: Thursday 10-12 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd 

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Major: Sociology with a minor in Applied Psychology 

Hobbies: Going to the beach, traveling, blogging, hiking, hanging out with friends

Favorite Part of Greek Life: My favorite part of greek life would be the community and support systems that you find within it. Being apart of greek life has given me some of  my best friends who have encouraged me to be the best version of myself and who push me out of my comfort zone. The community provides such an encouraging and supportive environment that has allowed me to grow into the individual I am today. 

Best Part of UCSB: The best part of UCSB is how open minded and inclusive it is. It's a place that goes out of it's way to make you feel welcomed and included in all aspects- academically, culturally, socially. Also the location is one of a kind! 

Favorite Quote: "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." - John D. Rockefeller 

Kylie Sommer


VP Membership


Contact Regarding: Rho Gammas, New Member Conference, Membership Information and Education

Office Hours: Monday 12-2 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Granite Bay, CA

Major: Sociology and Communication

Hobbies: Intramural soccer, shopping, brunching with friends

Favorite Part of Greek Life:  

Aside from the amazing support system I have found in Greek life, I love how Greek life gives members the opportunity to take on leadership positions and make positive change in the community! I have grown so much from being able to serve as a leader, and I owe all of my personal growth to the opportunities that Greek life has given me to explore my passions.

Best Part of UCSB:  

The best part of UCSB to me is the pride we all have as gauchos, no matter how different each member of our student body may be, I absolutely love that we all adore this little town we live in and love being gauchos!

Favorite Quote: "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Devon Daniel


VP Programming


Contact Regarding: Events partnering with Panhellenic, Speakers, Philanthropies, or just to say hi!

Office Hours: Thursday 10-12 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Major: Psychological and Brain Sciences

Hobbies: I like going to the beach, thrift shopping, traveling to new places (especially Thailand!), finding new music and talented artists

Favorite Part of Greek Life: Greek life makes a large school feel smaller. UCSB is a really big place, and for me it was very new. Deciding to join Greek Life let me begin to see familiar faces around campus and make long lasting friendships.

Best Part of UCSB: The best part of UCSB is the people. The sense of community in Isla Vista, and the down to earth attitude and friendliness of everyone is what makes this place home to me. 

Favorite Quote: "...the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a common place thing..." - Jack Kerouac

Jessi Woodworth


VP Marketing


Contact Regarding: Marketing campaigns, Public Relations, Apparel, Partnerships

Office Hours: Monday 12-2 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Major: Political Science and Professional Writing

Hobbies: Traveling, music, reading, writing, running, skateboarding, hanging out with my friends, family, and dogs

Favorite Part of Greek Life: Joining Greek Life gave me a much better sense of community in such a large school. It simultaneously made UCSB feel like home while also introducing me to some of the best friends I've ever had. 

Best Part of UCSB: The atmosphere. It constantly seems like everyone you meet is so happy to be alive and grateful to live in this little town. We are surrounded daily by people who are beautiful on the inside and out, Isla Vista is pure magic!

Favorite Quote: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

Carolina Freitas


VP Finance


Contact Regarding: Finances

Office Hours: Thursday 10-12 @ SRB 1104

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA

Major: Sociology

Hobbies: Attending concerts and music festivals, cooking, eating, napping, hanging with friends!

Favorite Part of Greek Life:  

The relationships that I have made over the past few years, as cliche as it sounds, are relationships I know I will have for the rest of my life. Being a Rho Gamma was one of my favorite experiences I have had during my collegiate career and inspired me to run for this position! I truly feel such a strong sense of community within Greek life here at UCSB and feel at home with people in and outside of my own chapter. I am confident that after graduating I will cherish the memories I have made here forever, as well as the invaluable skills that have prepared me for the future.

Best Part of UCSB: Definitely the amazing people I get to surround myself with and share this place we call home! In a place that can feel so intimidating with tens of thousands of people, I am always finding a friendly face wherever I go, and being apart of Greek life has made it feel that much more tight-knit. People in and outside of Greek life are so approachable, and it truly feels like everyone has each other's backs. Also, you cannot beat the location and incredible views this campus and Isla Vista has. 

Favorite Quote:  

 “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can." - Nikos Kazantzakis 

Sophie Wilson


Panhellenic Advisor


Sophie is an assistant director in the Office of Student Life and serves as the staff advisor for the Collegiate Panhellenic Council. Email Sophie for help with National Panhellenic Conference policies, UCSB/Fraternity & Sorority Life policies, and questions pertaining to the Office of Student Life. 

Sophie received her BS in Journalism from Northwestern University (where she served two terms on the Panhellenic Council as a student leader) and is pursuing her Ed.M. in Higher Education Administration through Boston University. She is a former sorority leadership consultant and chapter advisor. In her free time, you can find Sophie hanging at a local coffee shop and hiking in Santa Barbara with her husband and golden retriever, Louie.

Jonathan Ng


Inter-Fraternal Council Advisor


Jonathan Ng is an assistant director in the Office of Student Life and serves as the staff advisor for the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) at UC Santa Barbara. You can contact Jonathan with questions related to IFC and USFC at