Staff Photo - 2020

Leadership Camp Staff 2020


Leadership Camp Staff 2021

Jose Embil – Coordinator

Jose Embil is a Senior from Three Rivers, Michigan. They are majoring in both Geography: focusing on Land Use Planning, with a minor in GIS, and two certificates: Cultural Competency and Cartographic Design. On campus, Jose is a member of Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates, or SAPA. Jose attended camp their senior year of high school, and was a facilitator for two years - one year of in-person and one virtual. They are most excited about developing relationships with people driven by social change as well as assisting in camper's self-discovery of the Social Change Model of Leadership!

Kashmir Preston – Coordinator

Kashmir Preston, originally from Detroit, Michigan, is working on a Master's Degree in Film Theory and Criticism.  Kash is also a 2020 CMU graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts with a minor in Journalism. Kashmir is a cast and crew member of a student run MHTV series, 7 Deadly. She also works at the University Center desk, and was previously a mentor coordinator of the IMPACT program, general member of PERIOD, a MAC scholar, and has been an OBU fashion show model for three years. This is Kashmir's third year involved with Leadership Camp and her favorite part is Mock Rock, which she says is a time when everyone genuinely gets comfortable with each other and can relax and have fun.

Brendan Zeien - Facilitator

Brendan Zeien is a Junior from right here in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He is majoring in Clinical Exercise Science and minoring in Spanish. Brendan is a Multicultural Advancement Scholar, member of the High Adventure Club and Pre-med/Osteopathic Society, part of greek life and a youth football and basketball coach! Brendan is a second year facilitator and is excited to be a returning facilitator!

Faith Ford - Facilitator

Faith Ford is a 4th year from The Village of Clinton, Michigan. Faith if pursuing a Mechanical Engineering major with a Leadership minor. She is involved on campus as a Resident Assistant for Celani Hall, a part of the Society of Women Engineers, a FEW Desk Receptionist, and is a Leadership Advancement Scholar. Faith is a second year facilitator, and one thing she is looking forward to is educating and learning from our new campers!

Logann Poley - Facilitator

Logann Poley is graduating this year with a major in Public and Nonprofit Administration, with minors in Community Health and Leadership! She is from Grass Lake, Michigan. On campus, she is involved as the president off the Nonprofit Leadership Student Alliance, a Zeta Theta Pi alumni, and part of the honors program. This is Logann's second year as a facilitator, and she is most excited to build relationships with campers and help them learn more about themselves as leaders.

Madison Morell - Facilitator

Madison Morell is a Senior from Livonia, Michigan. She is double majoring in Nonprofit and Public Administration and Political Science with a minor in General Management and Leadership as a Leadership Advancement Scholar! On campus, she is the president of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, a member of the Nonprofit Leadership Student Alliance, and a Safari Guide. Off campus, Madison is an intern at The Care Store, a local nonprofit. This is Madison's second year on staff and is looking forward to developing her skills further from what she learned last year and gain new perspectives.

Sarah Hudson - Facilitator

Sarah Hudson is a Junior from Romulus, Michigan. She is majoring in Elementary Education with minors in Early Childhood Development and Math. On campus, she is involved in the Central Michigan University Marching Band. Sarah attended camp in her junior and senior years of high school, and is a first year facilitator. She is most excited to meet new people and be a part of the LCamp community as a first-time facilitator!

Amalia Kalergis - Facilitator

Amalia Kalergis is a Senior from Canton, Michigan. She is double majoring in English and Spanish, with a minor in Psychology. On campus, she is involved as a Resident Assistant for Celani Hall, Copy Editor for CMLife, and English Ambassador for the English Department. This is her first year as a facilitator. She is most excited for meeting campers and experiencing this life-changing learning opportunity together!

Sammy Garza - Facilitator

Sammy Garza is a Junior from Farmington, Michigan. He is double majoring in Nonprofit and Public Administration and Political Science with a minor in Leadership (and two undeclared certificates). On campus, he is involved with Student Government Association and Central Votes. Sammy attended camp in his junior and senior years of high school, and is a first year facilitator. He is most excited for being able to be a mentor for the leaders of tomorrow!

Dakota Rodda - Facilitator   

Dakota Rodda is a Junior from Ishpeming, Michigan. He is double majoring in Actuarial Science and Statistics, with a minor in Mathematics. On campus, he is involved with the choir as well as Business Professionals of America. Dakota attended camp in his junior and senior years of high school, and is a first year facilitator. He is most excited to provide his experiences and insight to others, as well as learning about and from others!

Emily Lang - Facilitator

Emily Lang is a Junior from Southgate, Michigan. She is majoring in Political Science with a minor in History. On campus, she is involved in Zeta Theta Pi and the CMU VS Pink Team. Emily attended camp in her junior and senior years of high school, and is a first year facilitator. She is most excited to promote social change to campers, and make a difference in their lives!

Olivia Pozsgay - Facilitator

Olivia Pozsgay is a Junior from Macomb, Michigan. She is majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with minors in American Sign Language and Leadership. On campus, she is involved in the Honors Program, Special Olympics, Association of Future Speech-Language Pathologists, and is a Leadership Advancement Scholar. Olivia attended camp in her junior and senior years of high school, and is a first year facilitator. She is most excited to meet juniors and seniors in high school and see how they grow as a leader, as well as help them take amazing insights back to their communities!