Pi Beta Phi
At Johns Hopkins University
Chapter Leadership
Chapter President


Meet our 2020 Chapter President, Samantha Slack, a junior studying Anthropology and International Studies from Fort Pierce, FL. She wanted this position because she couldn't wait to get involved in supporting her sister in every aspect of their Pi Phi experience. “Pi Phi gave me the sisters and friends that stood with me through the hardest times of my life. We are amazingly diverse but they're the same in one special way- we are always there for each other! I look forward to serving them in the same way this sisterhood has supported me.”​​​​​​​

Vice President of Operations

Meet Jessica Liang, our 2020 Vice President of Operations. She is from Bellevue, Washington and is majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology and minoring in Business. She is on the varsity women’s tennis team and is the co-president of Osler Medical Symposium. She is also a research assistant for the Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology. “I am so excited to serve on the executive board for the upcoming year. Pi Phi has given me family, roommates, and some of my best friends. I can’t wait to see this sorority continue to grow and thrive.”

Name: Samantha Albstein
E-Mail: mdgammavpmd@gmail.com

Sam is a junior majoring in Math and Psychology and minoring in music and theatre. She is a member of the Barnstormers, the Ladybirds Dance Team, and the Peabody-Hopkins Chorus. A fun fact is that she has seen 83 different musicals, not counting the ones that she has been in or seen more than once! Samantha says, “My favorite part of being in Pi Phi is being so close to my sisters that I never leave their sides. I live with a Pi Phi, dance with Pi Phis, and am in constant communication with my amazing pham.”

Vice President of Member Experience

Our 2020 Vice President of Member Experience is Kate Keough. Kate is from Aubrey, Texas and is a Behavioral Biology major with intentions of going to veterinary school. On campus, she is involved in PAWS, a club that supports the Maryland SPCA in Hampden. She volunteers at the SPCA to walk and take care of the dogs, and on campus, she makes treats and toys for the animals. She is very excited to take on a greater role in the sorority because it has been a great impact on her college experience.  ​​​​​​​

Name: Sondra Rahmeh
E-Mail: mdgammavpa@gmail.com

Sondra is a junior majoring in Biomedical Engineering. On campus she is involved with HERO, Blue Key Society, research on the med campus and is a PILOT and Design Team leader. A fun fact about Sondra is that she is a great swing dancer and used to dance and play piano at a swing syndicate in Austin! Her favorite part about being in Pi Phi is the sense of community and always having someone to take a study break with in the library.

Vice President of Recruitment

Meet our 2020 Vice President of Recruitment, Jess Intile! Jess is a junior from Toms River, New Jersey majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Management. Jess is an active member of the Johns Hopkins chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and she dances with the Modern Dance Company. Jess works as a research assistant in the Ostermeier Lab and as an Event Ambassador with the Office of Scheduling and Events. Pi Phi has introduced her to so many inspiring and unique women. Pi Phi helped Jess find lifelong friends and a great support system that has guided her in her academics and career. As VP Recruitment, Jess is excited to spread spirt throughout the chapter, guide her sisters through formal recruitment, and welcome amazing new members.

Name: Alyssa Remshak
E-Mail: mdgammavpm@gmail.com

Alyssa is a junior majoring in Writing Seminars and minoring in Marketing and Communications and Psychology. On campus, she is on the Ladybirds Dance Team, a member of the American Marketing Association, and is a TA for BBC and Principles of Marketing. A fun fact about Alyssa is that she was 10 the first time she was published and her favorite thing about Pi Phi is all of the sincere friendships she has made.

Vice President of Finance

Our 2020 Vice President of Finance is Baochau Nguyen. Baochau is from Gainesville, Florida and is majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Psychology. On campus, Baochau works for the Dean of Student Life office, is a teaching assistant, and serves a a study consultant in addition to being on the Consultant Advisory Board for the Study Consulting Program. Se is also the Extermal Communications Director for HOPthon, the Vice President of Fellowship for Alpha Phi Omega, and Child Life volunteer, and participates in ALS research in Dr. Jefferey Rothstein's lab under the guidance of Dr. Alyssa Coyne. As VPF, Baochau hopes to bring more financial literacy programs to the sisters in Pi Phi, educating them on budgeting and post-graduation financial management for she knows how important it is to learn financial literacy at an early age. Pi Beta Phi has helped Baochau find confidence in herself academically, professionally, and personally through the continuous support of her sisters.

Name: Nicole Duran
E-Mail: mdgammavpf@gmail.com

Nicole is a junior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and is a TA for the Center for Leadership Education. On campus she is involved with the Johns Hopkins Graduate Consulting Club, Medhacks, research into leadership and empowerment for nurses and midwives in Tanzania, and is a Merit Tutor for Arlington Middle School. Her favorite thing about Pi Phi is the support and diversity she has found within the sorority. Pi Phi has introduced her to different majors and activities and given her a family that she truly wanted as a freshman. A fun fact about Nicole is that she has an annual tradition of backpacking and camping on Pike’s Peak in Colorado and last year found a cabin from the miners that came to Colorado during the Gold Rush!

Vice President of Community Relations

Meet our 2020 Vice President of Community Relations, Izzy Geada. Izzy is a sophomore from Chelmsford, Massachusetts majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a minor in Environmental Studies. On campus, she works in Special Collections within the Sheridan Libraries. She is also a member of CARE, WINGS, and is a trumpet player in the Pep Band. In her spare time, she volunteers as a Cat Cuddler at the MDSPCA and goes to hot yoga in Hampden! “Pi Phi has given me so much confidence and has enabled me to do things I never thought were possible. I have found such supportive friends who truly bring out the best in me. I’m so excited to have a bigger role in Pi Phi and I hope to be able to give back to this sorority which has given me so much”


Name: Alex Seo
E-Mail: mdgammavpfd@gmail.com

Alex is a sophomore majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and minoring in Psychology. On campus she does research in the Yumi Kim Lab studying chromosome segregation during meisosis in C. elegans, gives BlueKey society tours, is a member of the HMR Symposium and Health Leads, and is a research assistant at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Alex loves being able to see fall on campus because she doesn’t get to see the leaves change at her home in Texas and her favorite part of being in Pi Phi is the intelligent and sincere women that she is always surrounded by, especially her awesome pham.

Vice President of Risk Management

Meet Marjorie Bowerman, the 2020 Vice President of Risk Management. She is a junior from Hunt Valley, Maryland, majoring in History and minoring in Accounting & Financial Management and Spanish for the Professions. She’s involved in Jaywalk Dance Team, Blue Key Society, and Campus Kitchen, and works in the Student Accounts Office. “Pi Phi has transformed my college experience in countless ways. I’m constantly in awe of the amazing, beautiful, and empowered women who make up our sorority. When I joined, I had no idea how special this sisterhood would become to me, as an unfailing support system and a constant inspiration. As an officer, I’m so excited and honored to help our chapter continue thriving and growing!”

Name: Polly Berman
E-Mail: mdgammavpp@gmail.com

Polly is a Behavior Biology major and is a member of Global Brigades as well as being a lifeguard at the Rec Center and one of the school mascots. A fun fact about Polly is that she’s watched all seasons of Grey’s Anatomy 5 times! Her favorite part of being a Pi Phi is that there are so many people she is friends with that she wouldn’t have met without Pi Phi because they are involved in so many different things at Hopkins. She also loves how every day she always has a friendly face to wave to on her way to class.

Name: Taylor Martin
E-Mail: mdgammavpc@gmail.com

Taylor is a sophomore majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Spanish for the Professions. On campus, Taylor is a member of the Ladybirds Dance team, the American Marketing Association, and works in the JHU Athletic Office. Taylor says, “my favorite part of Pi Phi is the family that I have found. Growing up I was a part of huge gymnastics and dance teams and was a Girl Scout, so I was always surrounded by teammates and friends, and Pi Phi is no different. I can always count on my sisters to be there for me, no matter what, and my life would be so different without these girls.”

Lisa is a sophomore, Biomedical Engineering Major and is also involved in BlueKey, Global Brigades, research, and the Johns Hopkins Inter-Asian Council. Her favorite flavor of ice cream is matcha green tea and her favorite part about being a Pi Phi is the sense of community and support. If she has any questions about anything or if she is going through a tough time she knows she will always have her pham or other sisters to turn to.