Executive Board

The RHA Executive Board is responsible for leading the organization in its goal of building community and enhancing the lives of residents. They are elected each Spring by the Legislative Council. Their responsibilities include advocating for residents to the Department of Housing and other organizations, enforcing policies established by the Legislative Council, and planning for the future of the organization.

 

The Executive Board meets 3 hours each week to discuss organizational business. To see what they are discussing, view their meeting agendas here. If you would like to be a guest speaker at an Executive Board meeting, email president@rha.gatech.edu.

The entire board may be contacted at rha.exec@rha.gatech.edu. You can also find office hours of each board member here.

President: Emmett Miskell

Emmett Miskell is a third year International Affairs major with a minor in Health, Medicine, & Society. During his first year at Tech, he served as HA's Communications Chair for the Fall 2017 semester and was then elected to the Director of Member Engagement position for Spring 2018. During his second year at Tech, he served as the Director of Programming for the RHA Executive Board. Emmett is from Memphis, TN (which he claims is the best city in the United States) and has quite a high standard for barbecue. When not answering emails, Emmett enjoys mountain biking, Chick-Fil-A milkshakes, and any kind of pizza without pineapple. Emmett is also QPR and Safe Space trained as of Spring 2019. Please do not hesitate to reach out to him if you have any questions, concerns, or interests you would like to express; he wants to make your voice in the community heard!

He may be contacted at president@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: he/him/his

Director of Internal Affairs: Taylor Dingler

Taylor Dingler is a third year Computer Engineering major. She became involved in RHA starting in 2017 serving as the HHC Meetings Chair and was involved in 2018 as the IT Coordinator. When not amusing everyone with her claims of being RHA's "Overlord of the Google Drive," she enjoys playing video games, hanging out with her sisters in Omega Phi Alpha, and finding delicious vegan food around Atlanta. She swears that Yeah Burger! has the best vegan burger near campus! Feel free to come by her office hours to chat about anything and feel free to shoot her an email with any questions!

She may be contacted at dia@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of Finance: Sara Bowles

Sara Bowles is a third year Chemical Engineering major. She became involved in RHA in 2018, serving as the Finance Coordinator for the Nelson-Shell Fulmer hall council. Outside of RHA, Sara enjoys listening to music, playing video games, reading, and spending time with her brothers from Psi Upsilon. She is always available if you ever need help dealing with the paperwork associated with RHA finances.

She may be contacted at dof@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of Member Engagement: Sammy Otoo

Sammy Otoo is a third year Computational Media major with threads in People and Game Design. Sammy grew to love RHA during his first year at GT, when he served as a co-Programs Chair for the HCOTY winning Towers/Hanson Hall Council. During that year, Sammy also graduated from the Leadership Track, and he was awarded Co-Programs Chair of the Year by the Executive Board. In his second year, Sammy served RHA as the Continuous Improvement Chair, and helped to oversee over 30 capital improvement projects across campus. Whenever Sammy isn’t working with RHA, he’s probably practicing his German speaking skills, playing his tenor saxophone, or gaming on his PlayStation 4. Sammy loves seeing a fun dynamic in the RHA office, so please feel free to stop by his office hours!

 

He may be contacted at dme@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: he/him/his

Director of Programming: Cayla Jones

Cayla Jones is a second year Business Administration major with a concentration in Information Technology and minor in Computer Science. During her first year at GT, she served as FC’s Communications Chair for the 2018-2019 school year. During her second semester at Tech, she ran for and was elected to Director of Programming of the RHA Executive Board. Cayla is from Atlanta, GA and has a strong fixation for killer whales! She is a well known foodie and enjoys sleeping as often as possible. Cayla is also QPR and Safe Space trained as of Fall 2018.

She may be contacted at dop@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of External Relations: Jordan Baxter

Jordan Baxter is a third year Biology major, and has no idea what he's going to do with that. During his first year at Tech, he served as the Communications Chair for the 2017-2018 academic year where he won Communications Chair of the Year. Last year, Jordan served as the Director of External Relations, so he is no stranger to the position. Growing up in Decatur, GA, Jordan is extremely familiar with the beautiful City of Atlanta. Jordan loves to talk, eat doughnuts, and cheer on the Montréal Canadiens #GOHABSGO! Jordan is QPR trained as of Summer 2018.

 

He may be contacted at der@rha.gatech.edu

Pronouns: he/him/his

Advisor: Larry T Brown

Larry T. Brown is the Coordinator for Leadership and Advising in the area of Staff and Community Development and a great part of his responsibilities is to be the Advisor of the Residence Hall Association and the National Residence Hall Honorary. He is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, GA with a BS in Chemistry and an MBA in Management. He enjoys traveling, teaching group fitness classes, entertaining friends via social events and spending time with friends and family. As Advisor, he has a passion for assisting students in tapping into their leadership potential, develop their transferable skills and making a difference in the community they serve. Larry T. also works consistently with the Advisors of the Hall Councils keeping them informed on organizational matters, providing developmental opportunities, and setting expectations throughout the year. Larry T. can be found in the Staff & Community Development suite in the North Avenue Apartments West Building.

He may be contacted at advisor@rha.gatech.edu