Executive Council

2016 – 2019 Executive Council

Natalie Averette

National President, Gamma Beta

Natalie has served Tri Sigma in various positions including National Vice President, Collegiate Extension Chairman, College Panhellenic Assistant, NPC Delegation member and NPC Area Advisor, Awards Director, Housing Corporation President and Chapter Advisor. She also volunteers at her children’s school and also serves as President of the Cape Henry Collegiate Parents’ Association. 

Natalie spent 10 years in the insurance industry before dedicating her work to volunteering and her family.

Natalie loves movies, and Broadway shows. Although a southern girl at heart, Natalie loves vacationing in New England.

Email: sigma3supernat@gmail.com

Ann Rutkowski, Epsilon Delta

National Treasurer

Ann has served most recently as the Tri Sigma Foundation Board Secretary and Scholarship Chairman. She was also an Area Director, National Collegiate and Alumnae Chairman. Ann is a member of the Catholic Charities Board of the Diocese of Erie, a member of the Erie Women’s Fund, a grant reviewer for the Erie Community Foundation, and an advisor for the Young Peoples Chorus of Erie.  

Ann received her Bachelors in Political Science and began her career as a Legislative Assistant for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Ann loves to travel, play Sudoku, read, knit, and all things office supplies.

Email: trisigmant@gmail.com

Linda Manley-Kuitu, Epsilon Rho

National Vice President

Linda previously served on Executive Council as the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Delegate and the Membership Development Vice President. Prior positions include serving as Tri Sigma’s first National Webmaster, National Collegiate Chairman, Alumnae Chapter Coordinator, College Panhellenic Coordinator, and Alumnae Panhellenic Coordinator. Sprinkled in her 18 years of national volunteer service, she has served on many committees and task forces. 

Linda is an IT Program Manager at Ameriprise Financial. Prior to that, she served in the HR department of a technology consulting firm and as a contractor in technical analyst and project management roles in a variety of industries ranging from banking to airlines to manufacturing and others in-between. 

Linda likes to challenge herself and get outside her comfort zone when it comes to trying new things. She is continuously accomplishing items on her ongoing bucket list and adding new ones.

Email: lindamk@comcast.net

Kara Miller, Epsilon Delta

National Vice President

Kara has served Tri Sigma as the Collegiate Coordinator in both Florida and then NY, Regional Support Team member (region 1), Extension Coordinator, College Panhellenic Coordinator, Officer Academy Coach, and SAFE team member. Kara has been a Big Sister in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program, a third grade Sunday school teacher, and also serves as an election inspector. She was on the Northeast Greek Leadership Association Board of Directors from 2008-2016. Kara is currently serving as the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) President for 2017-2018. 

For the last 10 years, Kara has been the Interfraternity Council advisor at Cornell University and supervises the Panhellenic and Multicultural Greek Letter Council advisors as well.

Kara is crazy about her Chihuahua, Cooper Miller, her two nephews and a niece in Houston, and reading.

Email: Karasmiller@gmail.com

Joyce O'Daniel, Alpha Chi

National Vice President

Joyce has served Tri Sigma as an NPC delegate, Membership Development Vice President on Executive Council, National Recruitment Director, Alumnae Membership Vice President, Alumnae Chapter President, and Membership Recruitment Advisor. She volunteers within her community as the Vice Chair for her legislative district in Arizona and the Precinct Chair.

Joyce loves a morning walk to get her day going. She has two adopted mixed breed dogs named Violet and Scarlet and loves to travel.

Email: joyceodaniel@gmail.com

Courtney Stone, Alpha Psi

National Vice President

Courtney’s National Sigma leadership experience has spanned multiple departments, including the Collegiate, Membership Development, and Publications departments. She has also served as the Convention and Labyrinth meeting planner. On a local level, she is currently the Tri Sigma delegate for the Hinsdale Alumnae Panhellenic, a past alumnae chapter president, and an award-winning advisor for the Beta Alpha Chapter.

Courtney has brought her passion for philanthropy & hands-on service into her professional life and founded her company’s Forward10 Volunteerism Model & currently sits as its board chairman. Courtney is the Senior Director of Strategic Marketing & Business Development for an IT services company outside of Chicago where she resides with her family.

Courtney enjoys spending time golfing, seeing live music, baking, arranging flowers for weddings, and shoe shopping!

Email: trisigmanvp@gmail.com

Laura Sweet, Alpha Sigma

National Panhellenic Conference Delegate (Ex-officio)

Laura is a past National President and has served Tri Sigma in many areas including National Panhellenic Conference Delegate, Character Education Advocate, National Parliamentarian, Walton House Board Ex-Officio, Foundation Board Ex-Officio, and College Panhellenic Assistant. Laura has also served in the National Panhellenic Conference as the NPC College Panhellenics Chairman, Strategic Planning Chairman, NPC Document Review Chairman, and on the Executive Committee.

Laura love tennis, running and even spent a week hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Email: sweetlw@suddenlink.net