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Headquarters Staff

The Fraternity is fortunate to have well-qualified and passionate staff who serve in the best interests of our undergraduates and alumni brothers. These staff members all have various responsibilities, but share the common characteristic of a passion for Zeta Beta Tau. To contact a team member, see their email address below or reach out to ZBT International Headquarters.

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The International President of the Fraternity can be reached at zbtpresident@zbtnational.org.

To contact Zeta Beta Tau Foundation staff, click here. To contact ZBT National Housing staff, click here.

Libby Anderson, CAE

Contact Libby for matters pertaining to:

  • Strategic plan
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Governance
  • Human resources
  • Working for ZBT
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Alumni engagement
About Libby

Libby is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Educational Studies in Family and Consumer Science Education and Indiana State University with a Master of Science degree in Student Affairs Administration.  Prior to returning to Zeta Beta Tau, she was the Executive Director of Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity- the first female executive director of a men’s fraternity. Libby has served as the Assistant Executive Director of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Director of Operations for Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Director of Greek Life at the University of Central Missouri and Director of Greek Life at Mount Union College.

Libby is a member of  Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority where she has served as National Vice President of Programming and on the Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation Board of Trustees as Secretary. She is also active in the great fraternal community where she has served as Director of the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Foundation, a lead facilitator for programs of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), member of the Fraternity and Sorority Assessment Coalition Project, and volunteer for Circle of Sisterhood.

Libby has been awarded the Riegelman-Jacobs Award for Outstanding Service to the Inferfraternal Community by Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, the Jack L. Anson Award for Interfraternity Excellence from Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity and the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors. Libby has achieved the professional credential of Certified Association Executive. Less than five percent of association executives hold this distinction.

In her spare time, Libby likes to travel, cook, enjoys the theater and cheers for the Mizzou Tigers!

Jason P. Allen

Contact Jason for matters pertaining to:

  • Advisor Relations
  • Meetings & Events
  • Operational Support
  • Chapter Services & Conduct
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Insurance
About Jason

Jason P. Allen, a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, is a graduate of Oneonta State College with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Binghamton University with a Master of Science in Student Affairs Administration. Prior to joining the staff at Zeta Beta Tau, he was the Director of Chapter Services at Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Allen has also previously served as the Director of Education for Phired Up Productions, the Director of Member Development for the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, and Assistant Dean of Students at Cornell University.

In his spare time, Allen loves to do life with his wife and dogs, travel, and use witty comments to bring laughter to whoever needs it.

Shelley Laflin

Contact Shelley for matters pertaining to:

  • Financial affairs relating to the organization
  • Financial statements
  • Budgeting
  • Payment plans and collections
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
About Shelley

Shelley is a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. Shelley graduated from university with a degree in accounting and went on to receive her 4th Level Certified General Accountant.

Prior to becoming Director of Finance at ZBT, Shelley had served as an accountant and assistant controller for 20 years. Shelley is excited to continue to share her experience and effectively apply it to the continued growth of ZBT.

Patsy Faulkner

Patsy Faulkner

Contact Patsy for matters pertaining to:

  • Special membership requests
  • Membership appeals
  • Release/reinstatement requests
  • Scheduling meetings with leadership
About Patsy

Patsy has been on the ZBT staff since the international office moved to Indianapolis in 1995. She has enjoyed working for ZBT – especially talking to all the alumni and undergraduates. Patsy was born in Mexico, but was raised in the States since she was 9 months old, and has lived in Indiana most her life.

She has two daughters and a son-in-law. Patsy graduated from Ricks College (now known as BYU-Idaho) with a degree in office education. In her spare time she loves to read, do crafts, watch movies, but most of all she loves to hang out with her kids.

Christina Parle

Contact Christina for matters pertaining to:

  • Organizational Conduct
  • Chapter Discipline
  • Chapter Services
  • Educational Program Curriculum
About Christina

Christina Parle is originally from south of Kansas City, Missouri. She pursued her bachelor’s in criminal justice and political science at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) where she was initiated into the Delta Eta chapter of Sigma Kappa. Christina then attended Penn State University where she earned her master’s in higher education with an emphasis in student affairs.

Prior to joining the Zeta Beta Tau team, Christina was the Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards at the University of Kansas. Before her time at KU, she served as the Assistant Director of Greek Student Engagement and Development at Western Carolina University.

In her free time, you will find Christina singing to Hamilton, watching Grey’s Anatomy, or spending time with friends, family, or her dog-Nugget.

“ZBT strikes the perfect balance of creating space for a community that has long been marginalized while allowing all men of good character, regardless of their social identities, an opportunity to pursue fraternity life. I am excited to be a part of a team focused on bringing the values of fraternity and higher education into alignment,” Parle said.

Some of Parle’s duties at ZBT include supervising the conduct process, innovative programmatic and leadership opportunities, brotherhood educational experiences and select training and networking opportunities for brothers, chapters, and volunteers.

Jason A. Horowitz, Beta Phi (University of Pittsburgh) 2009

Contact Jason for matters pertaining to:

  • Jewish Partnerships
  • Philanthropic Partnerships
  • Heritage Programming
  • Heritage Grants
  • Hate Prevention Programs
About Jason

Jason A. Horowitz was initiated in 2006 at the Beta Phi Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh and graduated in 2009. He previously served in AmeriCorps and worked for both The David Project and Hillel International, focusing on Israel education and programming. He previously served on staff at Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity as the Director of Jewish Programs and Strategic Partnerships from 2015-2017 and previously was a Chapter Advisor to the Gamma Psi Chapter in Boston.

Brother Horowitz has a master’s degree in diplomacy and conflict studies from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel. He is an avid traveler and loves to hike and watch hockey in his free time. He is originally from Pennsylvania and currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Andrea (Smithson) Benek

Contact Andrea for matters pertaining to:

  • ZBT brand and style
  • Media requests
  • Website, emails, newsletters
  • Graphics and logo requests
  • Greek Licensing and merchandise
  • Chapter Communication Director support
About Andrea

Andrea is a veteran interfraternal communicator and a life-long grammarian and editor. After a 10-year career in small-town newspapers, she transitioned to the fraternity communications industry with her first stint at the ZBT International Headquarters from 2013-2018. Most recently, she worked at the North American Interfraternity Conference in a senior communicator role before returning to ZBT as Director of Communications and Brand Management. She is a volunteer for the Fraternity Communications Association and for her alma mater, Franklin College.

She is a proud native Hoosier — now based in Indianapolis with her husband — but loves to check out new places and spaces through travel, reading and YouTube treadmill videos. Andrea is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and one of the few people who still loves Twitter.

Cody J. Taylor, Gamma Xi (University of California – Santa Barbara) 2019

Contact Cody for matters pertaining to:

  • Expansion opportunities
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Prospective Chapter support
  • Recruitment training
About Cody

Brother Taylor is a Southern California native and graduated with a degree in Psychology and Brain Sciences from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2019. During his time with the Gamma Xi chapter at UCSB, he served as Philanthropy Chair, Recruitment Director and President. He was awarded the Maine-Heffer Award for Most Outstanding President in 2018. Cody aspires to one day become a Criminal Justice Attorney. He enjoys swimming and surfing.

Melissa Hinman

Contact Melissa for matters pertaining to:

  • Membership questions
  • Billing
  • Chapter and officer rosters
  • OmegaFi and myZBT
About Melissa

Melissa worked in the auto dealership world for the 12 years before starting at ZBT in fall 2021. Her previous job was working for a DMS software company as an implementation and IT specialist.

Melissa was born and raised in Indiana. She is an Indianapolis Colts season ticket holder and a Great Dane mom. She enjoys spending her down time with her daughter and husband.

Jacob C. Langohr, Eta Tau (University of Iowa) 2019

Contact Jacob for matters pertaining to:

  • Chapter Operational Support
  • Officer Education
  • Recruitment Assistance
  • Leadership Development
  • Vault Support
About Jacob

Brother Langohr is from Northern Illinois and graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Iowa in 2019.  During his time with the Eta Tau chapter at Iowa, he served as Risk Manager, Communication Director, and President.  Langohr has aspirations of pursuing a career in law enforcement.  In his free time he enjoys reading, working out, and being outdoors.

Eric C. Dammeyer, Epsilon Nu (SUNY-Oneonta) 2021

Contact Eric for matters pertaining to:

  • Chapter Operational Support
  • Leadership Development
  • Recruitment Assistance
  • Officer Education
  • Vault Support
About Eric

Brother Dammeyer is a New Yorker born and raised, currently residing in Westchester County, N.Y. He recently graduated from SUNY Oneonta in 2021, where he had dual majors in geography and environmental sustainability.

At the Epsilon Nu Chapter, he served as both Community Service Chair and Operations Director before being elected to sit as Director of New Member Education on his college’s Inter-Greek Council.

It’s likely you’ll catch Eric at the gym or in the kitchen during his free time. In fact, some people claim that he makes the best omelet east of the Mississippi. Brother Dammeyer also loves to hit the slopes each winter to shred some powder. Unfortunately, due to being extremely uncoordinated, he is not nearly as good of a skier as he claims to be.

John P. ‘Jack’ Devanna, Rho Iota (University of Rhode Island) 2021

Contact Jack for matters pertaining to:

  • Recruitment Assistance
  • Prospective Chapter Development
  • Officer Education
  • Leadership Development
About Jack

Brother Devanna is from Hillsdale, New Jersey, who graduated from the University of Rhode Island in May 2021 with a double major in marketing and Italian. During his time at Rho Iota, he spent two years as the Director of Recruitment for the chapter and one year as director of recruitment for the Interfraternity Council. Professionally, Brother Devanna is hoping to establish himself in the field of marketing, but he is open to any and all opportunities that will bring new experiences. In his free time, he enjoys working out, reading, writing, and spending time with friends.