The Rho Chi Society 2024 Election Ballot

The voting body of the National Convention shall consist of one delegate from each chapter and the National Officers. Voting delegates from one-third of the active chapters shall constitute a quorum to conduct elections. Due to online voting and the virtual annual meeting an alternate delegate will not be used.  The chapter delegates online vote in the Rho Chi elections held March 1-4, 2024 will count as chapter attendance along with required attendance of the virtual annual national convention on March 16, 2024.

The positions for VOTE include: National President-Elect, National Treasurer, Region II, IV-W, IV-E, VI, and VIII Councilors and one chapter petition. Your vote is important to the future of Rho Chi as we elect new National Executive Council members!

Chapter Petition

Pacific University – Hillsboro, OR
(Click name above to view petition letter)

National Officer Candidates: President-Elect and Treasurer

Download candidate list PDF 

Download candidate bios PDF


  • Esther (Penni) Black (University of Kentucky)
  • Amanda Stahnke (University of Missouri-Kansas City)


  • John P. Bentley (University of Mississippi)
  • Unopposed

Regional Councilor Candidates (Regions II, IV-W, IV-E, VI, VIII)

Vote for one candidate in your even-numbered region in 2024 for a two-year term. If your chapter is located in an odd-numbered region, you will vote for your councilors next year but will still vote for National President-Elect, National Treasurer, and 1 chapter petition this year.

Region II:

  • Daniel J. Canney (Temple University)
  • Susan J. Skledar (University of Pittsburgh)

Region IV-W:

  • Stephanie L. Enz (Butler University)
  • Melany P. Puglisi-Weening (Chicago State University)

Region IV-E:

  • Bradley E. Hein (University of Cincinnati)
  • Kari Vavra Janes (Ferris State University)

Region VI:

  • Brooke L. Gildon, Incumbent (Southwestern Oklahoma State University)
  • Beth H. Resman-Targoff (University of Oklahoma)

Region VIII:

  • Paul J. Wong (University of Southern California)
  • Unopposed

Don't know your region? Find it below...

Region I – Northeastern  Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
Region II – East Coast  Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC
Region III – East
Region III – WestRegion III – South
North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Tennessee, West Virginia

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico

Region IV – East 

Region IV – West 

Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

Region V – Mid  Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
Region VI – Gulf Coast  Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas
Region VII – Northwestern  British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington
Region VIII – West Coast  Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico