Student Government Association

Executive Council

HPU Student Government Association

2014 – 2015 Executive Council


The Whitaker Administration



President – Greyson Whitaker

Hometown: Wingate, NC
Past Education: Union Academy High School
Major: Mathematics with a Minor in Computer Science and Criminal Justice
Interests/Hobbies: Enjoy practicing piano, volunteering at local organizations, reading, watching superhero movies (Nolan’s Dark Knight, Man of Steel) and TV crime dramas (Law & Order, etc.)
Fun Fact: Senior year in high school I was the NCASC (North Carolina Assoc. of Student Councils) Western District President, leading middle and high school student councils across 33 NC counties and hosting a fall leadership conference at my high school.
Organization Affiliations: Presidential Scholar, Honors Scholar Program, National Society of Leadership & Success, Student Judicial Board, Hayworth Chapel Board of Stewards, Odyssey Club, Resident Assistant


Executive Vice President – Nicole Karlesky

Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Past Education: Hickory Grove Christian School
Major: Exercise Science
Interests/Hobbies: Playing sports, reading, spending time with friends, traveling to different countries and learning different cultures.
Fun Fact: I was once ‘Child of the Day’ at Disney and got to skip all the lines for rides with my family. I also had a private play session with Goofy.
Organization Affiliations: Alpha Phi Omega, Odyssey Club, National Society of Leadership and Success, Exercise Science Club, Spanish Club, University Ambassador program


Judicial Vice President – Zach Hall

Hometown: Pfafftown, NC
Past Education: Ronald Regan High School
Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship
Interests/Hobbies: working on cars, target/competitive shooting
Fun Fact: I currently have 4 jobs, including being a mechanic at a Mack truck dealership.
Organization Affiliations: Delta Mu Delta (business honor fraternity), College Life Member, Student Judicial Board


Secretary – Lydia Prior

Hometown: Culpeper, VA
Past Education: Culpeper County High School
Major: Business Administration
Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, volleyball, reading, volunteering, and traveling
Fun Fact: My hometown was ranked one of the Top 10 Smallest Towns in America.
Organization Affiliations: Kappa Delta Sorority, Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Ski and Snowboard Club Fundraising Chair, Academic Tutor (Economics and ADV), Resident Assistant


Treasurer – Ken Irgens

Hometown: Wendell, NC
Past Education: Raleigh Christian Academy
Major: Business Administration
Interests/Hobbies: Outdoors, athletics
Fun Fact: I can wiggle my ears like Alfalfa in the Little Rascals.
Organization Affiliations: Inter-Residence Council, College Republicans, Student Judicial Board, Volunteer Peer Mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Resident Assistant


Attorney General – Katelyn Schultz

Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Past Education: Fairfax High School
Major: B.S. B.A. Business Administration
Interests/Hobbies: Painting, hiking, kayaking, and camping
Fun Fact: I co-founded the High Point University Rowing Team during my Freshman year.
Organization Affiliations: Student Judicial Board, Campus Concierge, College Life, STAR (Security & Transportation Advisory Representative)


Chief of Staff – Joshua Gilstrap

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Past Education: The Classical Academy
Major: Computer Science & Philosophy Double Major
Interests/Hobbies: Reading, history, video games
Fun Fact: I took 6 years of Latin.
Organization Affiliations: Student Judicial Board, MACS Club Treasurer


Academic Chair – Patti Suchan

Hometown: High Point, NC
Past Education: James I. O’Neill High School
Major: Accounting
Interests/Hobbies: Reading, Theater, Tennis
Fun Fact: I’ve biked down a volcano.
Organization Affiliations: High Point University Catholic Campus Ministry, Honors Program, Quiz Bowl


Publicity Chair – Caleb Redslob

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Past Education: Loveland High School
Major: Graphic Design
Interests/Hobbies: Singing, guitar, and illustration
Fun Fact: I own a pet hedgehog named Hansel.
Organization Affiliations: Toccatatones


Student Services / Diversity Chair – Mayeesa Mitchell

Hometown: East Orange, NJ
Past Education: Mitchell Academy (home-schooled)
Major: Journalism / Business Administration Double Major
Interests/Hobbies: Reading, singing, writing, playing board games, watching television dramas
Fun Fact: I have been to Disneyland in California twice but I have never been to Disney World in Florida.
Organization Affiliations: Campus Chronicle, Diversity Club, Alpha Delta Theta, Genesis Gospel Choir, Black Cultural Awareness, Campus Activities Team, Society of Professional Journalists


Technology Chair – Michael Cantor

Hometown: Broadway, VA
Past Education: Broadway High School
Major: Physics & Computer Science Double Major
Interests/Hobbies: Ultimate Frisbee, programming
Fun Fact: I’m pretty good at table tennis (ping pong).
Organization Affiliations: HPU’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, Society of Physics Students, and MACS Club


Advisor – Dr. Paul Kittle, Dean of Students

Hometown: High Point, NC
Past Education: Ph.D
Major: Administration of Higher Education
Interests/Hobbies: Shade tree mechanic and DIY home repairs
Fun Fact: I have 6 sisters.
Organization Affiliations: Phi Mu Delta fraternity


Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)


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