International Officers

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Each year five students are elected to serve as international officers during the Society's Annual Convention. View International/National Officer History.

Phi Theta Kappa's International Officers include a President and four Vice Presidents, representing four geographic Divisions. Find out more about the regional alignment of Phi Theta Kappa's four divisions.

By the terms of the Society's Constitution, International Officers are elected by the delegate body at each year's Annual Convention, and serve one-year terms. One international officer is elected to a one-year term to the Board of Directors. Holding International Office is considered the highest pinnacle of leadership within Phi Theta Kappa, and the campaigning experience for International Office has also been called a broadening and learning experience.

International President

The International President may be a member of any active chapter. The duties of the International President include presiding at the Annual Convention and Honors Institute, making Annual Convention committee appointments, signing all new chapter charters and representing Phi Theta Kappa at regional meetings and educational conferences.

International Vice Presidents

The International Vice Presidents maintain regular correspondence with chapters in their respective divisions, represent the Society at regional meetings and educational conferences, and preside at the Annual Convention and Honors Institute.

Yanik Etan
  • Yanik Etan
  • International President
  • Kappa Nu Chapter
  • College of Central Florida
  • Florida
Amie Bernstein
  • Amie Bernstein
  • International Vice President
    Division I
  • Alpha Zeta Nu Chapter
  • SUNY: Suffolk County
    Community College
  • New York
Elizabeth Taylor
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • International Vice President
    Division II
  • Omicron Psi Chapter
  • Grayson College
  • Texas
Hayley Younce
  • Hayley Younce
  • International Vice President
    Division III
  • Alpha Rho Nu Chapter
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Michigan
Joe Spieldenner
  • Joe Spieldenner
  • International Vice President
    Division IV
  • Beta Phi Delta Chapter
  • Renton Technical College
  • Washington