Baldwin City, Kansas — Baker University student senate president Rachel Haley, a senior from Lawrence, Kansas, has been selected to participate as a student lobbyist for the 2015 Fraternity and Sorority Congressional Visits April 26-30 in Washington, D.C.
While in Washington, she will participate in training sessions, leading up to a day of meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff on April 29. The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee will also host a dinner on Wednesday where numerous Congress members attending. Haley is a student trustee for the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation.
As a participant, she has engaged in various activities, such as garnering support for legislation that impacts student housing and college affordability by getting letters of support from your university leaders and working with your student government organizations.
“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to be able to represent Alpha Chi Omega alongside many other collegiate National Panhellenic Conference sorority women and National Intrafraternity Council men on Capitol Hill in the coming week,” said Haley, majoring in psychology while minoring in church service and leadership, religion and English. “Being able to impact the future of Greek organizations for the better is what I am must enthused about. I am able to be a catalyst for change and contribute in raising the status quo for its members. I strongly believe in the true merit and value of fraternity and sorority and I am proud to be able to contribute in this way.”