About

Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life
University of Pennsylvania
3933 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6136

Please note: OFSL is currently operating remotely or with a minimum in-person presence until January 23, 2022 in congruence with University guidance.  OFSL Advisors will be available via phone, email, text or video conferencing and attempt to get back to you as prompt as possible.

Our Team

Jessica Ryan, M.Ed. (she/her)
Director for Leadership Community
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Advisor 

Jessica handles:

  • Leadership development and civic engagement programs for the fraternity and sorority community.
  • Community service and annual accreditation processes
  • Advises the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and the Zeta Xi chapter of Order of Omega at Penn
  • Works closely with the Programming Assistant on Greek Alumni Council relations, planning Greek NSO events, and other projects related to student leadership or alumni engagement.

Jonathan Bell (he/him)
Director for Residential Community

Jon handles:

  • The OFSL liaison to Campus Apartments
  • Oversees the Greek chapter housing system at Penn.
  • Works closely with the offices of Risk Management, Student Intervention Services (SIS), Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD), Student Conduct (OSC), Penn Violence Prevention (PVP), and Facilities & Real Estate Services (FRES).
  • Supervises the Graduate Assistant for Chapter Housing & Community Development.

Janáe Tucker (she/her)
Associate Director of Diversity & Co-Curricular Education

Intercultural Greek Council (IGC) Advisor

Janáe handles:

  • OFSL relationships with campus partners
  • Leads our team’s effort to make Greek life at Penn a welcoming and inclusive community for all students.
  • Work with the OFSL University Advisors program to match chapters with volunteer staff/faculty advisors.
  • Bias reporting system for students.
  • Supervises the Intercultural Greek Council (IGC), the Step Show Committee, the Diversity & Inclusion Board (DIB), and the Graduate Assistant for Organizational Development.

Michael Beavers (he/him)
Program Assistant

Michael handles:

  • Works with the Director of Leadership Community to plan any large scale events supported by OFSL.
  • Plan the annual Awards Reception, Fraternal Leaders Summit, as well as monthly President and Officer series meetings.

Rachael Garrett Canfield (she/her)
Administrative Coordinator

Rachael handles:

  • Supervises Work Study and Student Workers
  • Serves as the business administrator for the office
  • Assists the Directors in a wide range of tasks
  • She is a member of the OFSL Grant Funding Board, specifically to support fraternity and sorority philanthropy events and conference opportunities.
  • Processes all financial documents related to programming, travel & OFSL Events

OFSL Chapter Advisor

Jo Ann Nasino (she/her)
Greek Finance Specialist

Jo Ann handles:

  • Finances for Greek students and chapter houses,
  • Assists the Administrative Coordinator with a wide range of tasks.
  • She is a member of the OFSL Grant Funding Board, specifically to support fraternity and sorority philanthropy events and conference opportunities,
  • Processes all financial documents related to alumni/ae donations and chapter houses
  • Responsible for maintaining the housing records for our 23 University-owned facilities.

Amanda Irwin (she/her)
Housing Assistant

OFSL House Manager Council Advisor

Amanda handles:

  • Assists the Director of Residential Community with council and House Manager advisement and residential community programming.

Vacant
Graduate Assistant for Chapter Housing & Community Development

OFSL House Manager Council Advisor

This position handles:

  • Assists the Director of Residential Community with council and House Manager advisement and residential community programming.
  • As a graduate student, this position follows a unique graduate student curriculum designed by our office that is tailored to their role and student affairs interests.

OFSL Chapter Advisor

Emily Shearer (she/her)
Graduate Assistant for Organizational Development

Panhellenic Council (PHC) Advisor

Emily handles:

  • Assists the Associate Director of Diversity & Co-Curricular Education with the Fraternity/Sorority Advisory Board (FSAB), council advisement, Diversity & Inclusion Board (DIB)
  • Advises the Greek Week student-led committee.
  • Supervises the IFC Judicial Inquiry Board (JIB).
  • As a graduate student, this position follows a unique graduate student curriculum designed by our office that is tailored to their role and student affairs interests.