Meet our Club 55 Officer Board! Each Member serves a 12 month term with elections held at the end of each Fall semester!
President - Kaylee Snow Grade: Junior Majors: Theatre Technology and Communication Studies Hometown: Lake Elsinore, CA Favorite Disney Characters: Mary Poppins, Tinker Bell, Genie, Chewbacca, Porgs Favorite Disney Movies: anything Pixar (choosing one is like choosing your favorite child), Lion King & Star Wars, also Phineas and Ferb!!!! Favorite Disney Attractions & Shows!: Fantasmic, Mickey and the Magical Map, World of Color, Disney’s Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular (RIP), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Other Affiliations: Alpha Gamma Delta, USITT Chapman, Chapman on Broadway, CoPA Bio:Kaylee was raised watching Mary Poppins daily and frequenting Disneyland (almost every Friday of second grade). When at the parks you can find her catching Mickey and the Magical Map, watching the technicians working Fantasmic!, finding new technology throughout the park, or trying to get a new high score on Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters. Her favorite genre of Disney movie is Pixar, though she still appreciates the classics, and she firmly supports Pixar Theory that all Pixar movies are connected. Her goals are to one day be a Disney cast member (Mission accomplished!!!) and work on shows like Fantasmic!, as well as visit all the Disney theme parks and have a total of 104 days of Summer vacation.
Director of Internal Communications - Brian Russell Year:Junior Majors:Strategic & Corporate Communication & Theatre Technology Hometown:Thousand Oaks, CA Favorite Disney Characters:Sir Tow Mater, Lightning McQueen, Phineas, Perry the Platypus, Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Sully, Donald Duck, Goofy, Rex Favorite Disney Movies:Cars, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Monsters Inc, The Imagineering Story Favorite Disney Attractions:Rise of the Resistance, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout, Radiator Springs Racers, Space Mountain Other Affiliations:CoPA, USITT, Chapman on Broadway Bio: Brian has loved Disney his entire life. He love of Disney began with Disneyland, a magical place that captured his imagination since he was two years old. Brian’s yearly birthday would always come with a wish to go to Disneyland to celebrate. His favorite ride as a child was Casey Jr, as he absolutely loved trains and generally all moving vehicles. As you may expect, when Cars was released in 2006, he had found his new favorite movie. Christmas consisted of die-cast characters from Cars, which led to years-worth of a collection. Now, he works in the cutest little town in Carburetor County, making magic for hundreds of guests!
Director of Administration ~ Hannah Welsh Year: Junior Major: Psychology / Integrated Educational Studies Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA Favorite Disney Characters: LOKI absolute number one, Lumiere, Rapunzel, Genie, Captain America Favorite Movies: Aladdin, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, and pretty much everything Pixar and Marvel Favorite Disney Attractions: Guardians of the Galaxy, Space Mountain, Pirates, and character interactions Other Affiliations: Pi Beta Phi, UPB Director of Daytime Entertainment, Student Ambassador, Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Relay for Life, Free Them Coalition, Love Your Melon, Attalah Undergraduate Leadership Council Bio: Hannah is so excited to be part of exec this year! She’s very passionate about Disney and tries to go to the parks as often as she can. Her goal for the 2019 year is to go to the parks 52 times but she has a lot of catching up to do so if you’d like to go with her and help her reach this goal hit her up. In terms of some of her Disney favorites, her favorite princess who she also identifies with is Rapunzel (who apparently also has her personality type-ENFP). She also really geeks out over Marvel and is a huge fan of everything Pixar.
Director of Finance ~ Stephani Sommer Year: Junior Majors: Public Relations & Advertising and Communication Studies Hometown:Cheyenne, Wyoming Favorite Disney Characters: Mary Poppins, Bert, Slinky Dog, Forky, Pascal, Captain America, Hercules Favorite Movies: Anything Pixar or Marvel, Frozen 2, Tangled, Moana, The Emperors New Groove Favorite Disney Attractions & Shows!: Slinky Dog Dash, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!, World of Color, Space Mountain, Animation Academy Other Affiliations:Alpha Gamma Delta, Residence Life, DOC, Mortar Board, Semester at Sea, Chapman on Broadway
Bio:Stephani has been a Disney Princess since birth, when she was named after Princess Aurora for her middle name! She grew up frequently watching Mary Poppins, and attempting to learn every Disney song she could on her cello. You can always catch her singing the latest Disney tune, or reciting the entirety of the Toy Story Series. She frequents both Disneyland and Disney World, and has gotten to visit Tokyo DisneySea and sail on the Disney Cruise line too. Steph most relates to Rapunzel or Moana with her adventurous spirit and desire to always do and see more! She dreams of one day helping keep the magic alive by working at the Disneyland Resort.
Director of External Communications ~ Amanda Cordell Year: Junior Major: Communication Studies Hometown: Monrovia, CA Favorite Disney Characters: Sharpay Evans, Troy Bolton, Hannah Montana, Peter Pan, Rapunzel Favorite Movies: High School Musical, High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3, Tangled, Starstruck Favorite Disney Attractions: Tower of Terror, Soarin’ Over the World, Haunted Mansion, The Little Mermaid, The Incredicoaster Other Affiliations: Alpha Gamma Delta Bio: As a kid, Amanda only watched Disney channel. She still enjoys watching old Disney shows and movies and can recite almost the entire High School Musical movies and loves HSMTMTS! Even though she sings terribly, she enjoys singing along to old Disney channel music, like the JONAS soundtrack and every Hannah Montana song. Amanda has been an annual passholder forever and she prefers California Adventure over Disneyland Park!
Director of Events ~ Emily Gibbs Year: Senior Major: Television Writing & Production Hometown: Downingtown, Pennsylvania Favorite Disney Characters: Belle, Esmeralda, Goofy, Pluto, Black Widow, etc. Favorite Disney Movies: Mulan, Lilo and Stitch, The Little Mermaid, Emperor’s New Groove, anything Marvel, etc. Favorite Disney Attractions: Haunted Mansion Holiday and Pirates of the Caribbean Other Affiliations: Chapman Sports Broadcasting Network
Bio: Emily grew up on Disney, her mom goes so far as to claim Emily watched 101 Dalmatians 101,000 times growing up. From the animated cartoons to the live action television shows, Disney stories have impacted her life and helped inspire her to go into the entertainment industry. She may have grown up far from the parks, but she was lucky enough to have grandparents who live near Disney World, giving her the perfect excuse for plenty of family Disney trips. She went to Disneyland for the first time in 2017 and she absolutely loves it!
Director of Meetings ~ Spencer Loewen Year: Sophomore Major: Communication Studies Hometown: Stockton, CA Favorite Disney Characters:The Genie, Flynn Rider, Captain America Favorite Disney Movies: Tangled, The Lion King, Aladdin, WALL•E Favorite Disney Attractions & Shows!: Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye, Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: Breakout, Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes, Fantasmic! Other Affiliations: UPB, Chapman on Broadway, CSOP, USITT
Bio: Spencer’s love and fascination for Disney have existed since a young age and continued to grow as he’s gotten older. He dreams of one day being a creative Imagineer for the Disney Parks but, in the meantime, hopes to work as a Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoe Cast Member. According to Disneyland’s character quiz, Spencer is most like Sheriff Woody, but he also believes he is a bit like Flynn Rider, especially since his Disney crush is Rapunzel. Spencer welcomes anyone to geek out with him over hidden Disneyland facts or Imagineering ideas, but warns he may talk your ear off for hours.