About

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

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.

Abigail Hansen (she/her)
Graduate Assistant for Chapter Housing & Community Development

OFSL House Manager Council Advisor

Abigail 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.

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.