Executive Board

Vice-President – Liz Lynch

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Liz is considered a local to the Central Coast. She has lived here for more than 30 years and attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where she joined Kappa Alpha Theta, Zeta Theta Chapter in 1991. Liz continues to live in San Luis Obispo with her husband, Kyle, and daughter, Kaitlin, since receiving her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Cal Poly and an MBA from Colorado Technical University.

Liz is a Director of Project Management/Account Management with Chicago based company, CSG International. She loves traveling with her family and has visited many countries including Ireland, United Kingdom, China, Germany, Austria and Italy. When Liz isn’t working or traveling, she is actively involved in helping her daughter’s cheer team at San Luis Obispo High School and involved with the SLO High School Athletic Booster club. She also likes reading and being outdoors to hike, walk and bike.

“I am so excited to be the Vice President of the Central Coast Theta Alumnae Chapter. Theta was important to me at Cal Poly and I continue to be in contact with my Theta Sisters, who are truly friends for life. I want to continue the spirit of Theta and am looking forward to helping the Alumnae Chapter grow and support Cal Poly’s Zeta Theta Chapter, while giving back to our community and Theta’s philanthropy, CASA.”

12987167_10209929994189779_6600420001365870269_nSecretary – Cathy Cooley

Cathy is a Spring ’96 initiate of the Zeta Theta Chapter at Cal Poly. She currently serves as the Advisory Board Chairman and has been doing so for the last six years. She was recently awarded Advisor of the Year at this year’s LEAD Awards at Cal Poly.
She lives in Santa Maria with her boyfriend and teaches 5th grade. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, swimming, cooking, and sewing.

She is currently working on her Masters Degree.

IMG_0026Treasurer – Maggie Means

Maggie was initiated into Mu Chapter at Allegheny College from which she received a BA in Theatre. She also holds a Juris Doctorem from Villanova University School of Law. Maggie served Mu Chapter as the Vice President of New Member Education while at Allegheny.

In addition to being Treasurer for the SLO Alumnae Chapter, Maggie is the Finance Advisor for Zeta Theta Chapter at Cal Poly.

Before moving to California, Maggie lived in Philadelphia and New York City. While in NYC, she served as the first Advisory Board Chairman for the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter at Columbia University and as both President and Treasurer of the NYC Alumnae Chapter. Maggie also served as a College District President advising eight different chapters in the northeast US and Canada.

Maggie is a production accountant working on independent feature films and has worked in eleven different states, nine foreign countries and one US territory. Maggie, her husband, cinematographer Dave Hardberger, and their two cats live in Los Osos when they are not traveling for work. She has three stepdaughters and three step-grandchildren. When not working, Maggie walks a lot — she has done three 60-mile breast cancer walks and is currently training for a marathon and half-walk for Avon. She also spends her free time cooking and reading.

Historian – Suzanne Harrisonsuzanneharrison