Meet Our Staff
Associate Dean of Students & Director of Greek Life
Angela serves Greek Life at Louisiana State University as the Associate Dean of Students & Director of Greek Life. She directly advises Order of Omega, Greek Leadership Institute, Greek Board of Directors Homecoming Committee, EMPOWER, Songfest, and Public Relations Committee. She received her BS in Psychology and MA in Higher Education Administration from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She served as the Assistant Dean for Student Activities from 1985-1991 at Tulane University and worked at the University of Arkansas in Career Services from 1991-1992. She has been a member of the Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFA) for 19 years and served her own national sorority, Sigma Kappa, as national president. Angela has traveled to more than 35 campuses working with Panhellenic Councils in the area of leadership development, strategic planning and risk management education. Read more about Angela's experiences and credentials.
Assistant Dean of Students/Greek Leadership & Training
Teresia serves as the Assistant Dean of Students/Greek Leadership and Training and as primary advisor to the Greek Leadership Institute (GLI), the Greek Board of Directors (GBOD) and the interim primary advisor to The National Pan-Hellenic Council at LSU (NPHC). She is responsible for the development and facilitation of leadership/developmental programs and trainings within the LSU Greek community. Prior to this experience, Teresia served as the Associate Director of Greek Life and Assistant Director of Greek Life at LSU and Coordinator of Greek Affairs at The University of Alabama. Teresia obtained her MA in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University in 2011 where she served as the Graduate Assistant for the office of Greek Life. Teresia also obtained her BS in Food and Life Sciences from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Teresia is a member of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Read more about Teresia's experiences and credentials.
Associate Director of Greek Life
Beth serves Greek Life as the Associate Director of Greek Life, primary advisor to the Panhellenic Council (PHC) and Rho Lambda, and co-advisor for the Greek Board of Directors (GBOD). She is responsible for coordinating chapter and council leadership development and activities/programs for the PHC Council and Greek community. Prior to LSU, Beth served as the Assistant Director for Student Engagement at Southeastern Louisiana University. Beth is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi where she received her Bachelor’s in Mathematics and her Master’s in College Student Personnel. Beth is a member of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) and Kappa Delta Sorority. Read more about Beth's experiences and credentials.
Assistant Director of Greek Life
Donald serves Greek Life at Louisiana State University as the Assistant Director/IFC Advisor. Prior to joining the Greek Life staff at LSU, he served as the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Mississippi and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He received a Master of Education degree in higher education administration from MTSU, where he also earned his Bachelor of Science degree in organizational communication: nonprofit leadership. Abels is a harm reduction educator for various inter/national organizations and provides trainings for multiple chapters across the country each year. His professional memberships include the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA) and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NSPA) the Association of Student Conduct Administrations (ASCA). Read more about Donald's experiences and credentials.
Coordinator of Greek Life
Laurell King currently serves as a coordinator for the Greek Life Office. She is a Louisiana native but she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from The University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Laurell is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She served as the Assistant Secretary and Assistant Membership Chairman for the Phi Alpha Omega Chapter. She is responsible for the Greek Life website, the Greek Life budget, historical documentation of the Greek Life community, Greek Tiger, Meet the Greeks sessions, Greek Collaborative Learning Space and the data collection of all forms and materials submitted through the Greek Life portal. Prior to joining the LSU staff, Laurell worked as a community relations coordinator for a dentist office and then as a Service Sales Representative for Cintas Corporation in Northwest Arkansas. Laurell currently serves as a co-founder and the Director of Compliance & Strategic Initiatives for The L.I.T. Scholarship, Incorporated. In her spare time, Laurell enjoys cooking, shopping, and traveling. Read more about Laurell's experience and credentials.