Leadership Facilitators

Our Leadership Facilitators are ready to help.

Leadership Facilitators provide leadership-development consultations to Leadership Academy participants, whether one-on-one or in small groups. They are highly trained, designing original content for the Leadership Academy, and represent the Office of Leadership Programs at public events. Leadership facilitators keep regular office hours in the Carl Vinson House ThinkTank and are available for drop-in or scheduled consulting.

Shelby Bennett

Senior | Criminal Justice Major, Women and Gender Studies Minor

Shelby is from Suwanee, Georgia. She serves on the of the Council of Student Ambassadors, is a member of Campus Catholics and Shakespeare Circle, and is an Emerging Leaders graduate. 

"I love to listen to music (especially from the '70s and '80s) and watch old movies! I also love to watch Ted talks and learn new things from Netflix documentaries. I'm not very artistic, but I do love to paint."

Kaitlyn Black

Sophomore | Economics Major, French Language and Culture Minor

Kaitlyn is from Hiram, Georgia. She is a Community Advisor in Bell Hall, a member of the International Club, and an Emerging Leaders graduate. 

"In my free time, I love to watch YouTube videos, read, or watch animal documentaries."

Ben Boring

S​ophomore | Management and Marketing Major, Finance Minor

Ben is from Auburn, Georgia. He is active in the Student Government Association, Habitat for Humanity, Shelter Buddies, Students for Change, AMA Chapter, GC Entrepreneurs, and Leadership Programs.

"In my spare time, I like to play basketball and hang out with friends."

Jared Bryant

Sophomore | Nursing Major

Jared is from Cornelia, Georgia. He was a member of Community Council (Fall 2018) and serves on the Resident Student Association for 2019-2020.

"In my spare time, I like to practice music (instrumental), watch YouTube videos, sleep." 

Samantha Cervantes

Sophomore | Business Management Major with Pre-Law Concentration

Samantha is from Greensboro, Georgia. She is on the Student Government Association and is a member of Full Accord Ministry, College Republicans, Collegiate 4-H, and the Latino Student Association.

"In my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends at Sunset Fields, playing basketball, and reading."

Morgan Drawdy

Senior | Fine Art Major, Math and Business Administration Minor

Morgan is from Cumming, Georgia. She is the President of the Creative Arts Alliance and a Leadership Certificate Program Graduate.

"In my spare time, I like to enter into art shows and hang out with friends."

Ryan Fields

Sophomore | Biology Major and Finance Minor

Ryan is from Milton, Georgia. He was president for the community council of Adams Hall, is a member of GCSU's dental club, an Emerging Leaders graduate, and a part of GCSU's Bobcat's smash club.

"Free time is something that is rare for me and I try to use it to further my development. I am a big fan of reading as I see it as the best way to further your grammatical use and intellectual thought. If not reading, I thoroughly enjoy working with gardens and or doing activities outside. With most of my free time, I find myself at the gym as I believe it is a great way to clear your mind and think about the upcoming day."

Alec Gorowitz

Sophomore | Management Major and Psychology Minor

Alec is from Alpharetta, Georgia. He is a member of the Pride Alliance and is an Emerging Leaders Program graduate

"In my free time, I love going to the Oconee River Greenway and front campus with friends. I also spend time watching cooking shows and any new TED Talks that interest me. I try my best to live a healthy lifestyle and I am always looking for ways to improve my daily routine."

Allison Hancock

Sophomore | Psychology Major




Rachael Lee

Junior | Management Information Systems Major

Rachael is from Suwanee, Georgia. She is the Vice President of Operations of Kappa Delta, a member of Women In Technology, and a Leadership Certificate Program Graduate. 

"I spend most of my free time reading, going on drives, taking pictures, or watching movies with my friends. I’m a big fan of Disney, nature documentaries, coffee, and photography."

Kendyl Lewis

Junior | Psychology and Economics Major

Kendyl is from Cumming, Georgia. She President of Swipe Out Hunger, a Georgia Education Mentorship student, a Council of Student Ambassador Tour Guide, a founding member of the GC Nudge Unit, a former Student Government Association Senator, and a Leadership Certificate Program Graduate. 

"I like to read, swim, paint, and sing!"

Julian Lopez

Junior | Business Management Major

Julian is from Gainesville, Georgia. He is President of the Honors College Student Association, Vice President of Swipe Out Hunger, member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a Guitarist in the GC Classical Guitar Ensemble, and Leadership Certificate Program Graduate.

'In my free time, I love to read, be outdoors, travel, play competitive sports, and ride motorcycles."

Carla Morales

Junior | Early Childhood Education Major

Carla is from Vidalia, Georgia. She is an Emerging Leader graduate, Leadership Certificate Program Graduate, a member of Delta Gamma, and a Career Center Peer Advisor.

"In my spare time, I watch Netflix, hang out with my friends and sisters and anyone, sit outside during nice weather, and sleep."

Hannah Nobles

Sophomore | Biology Major with a concentration in Pre-Medical and Psychology Minor

Hannah is from McDonough, Georgia. She is involved in the Honors College, is a Community Advisor in Sanford Hall, and on the leadership board with Wesley.

"In my spare time, I like to read, watch movies, play games, and go on walks."

Alexa Pellack

Junior |  Athletic Training Major and Psychology Minor

Alexa is from Flowery Branch, Georgia. She is the Vice President of the Women's Rugby Team and the Director of Interfraternal Activities in Delta Gamma, and a Leadership Certificate Program Graduate.

"I like to hang out with friends, relax in a hammock, read, watch Netflix, and go on adventures."

Miranda Pickens

Sophomore |  Marketing and Management Major

Miranda is from Athens, Georgia. She is a member of Kappa Delta and Delta Sigma Pi, is a Leadership Certificate Program student, and active in the Sorority Leadership Living-Learning Community.

"In my spare time I enjoy hanging with friends, going to the pool, and eating Mexican food."


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