Officers

Slaats

Peter Slaats
Philadelphia, PA
Eminent Commander

Peter is an East Coast transplant studying Electrical Engineering and graduating in the spring of 2019. He joined Sigma Nu in fall quarter of his freshman year and plays rugby for UCLA. Peter enjoys almost everything outdoors, live music, and cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles.

Von Ruden

Gabe Von Ruden
Los Angeles, CA
Lieutenant Commander

Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Gabe is a senior studying Economics and minoring in Spanish. He joined Sigma Nu in the fall of his freshman year and has previously served as Social Chairman and VIP Liasion. He is pursuing a career in the music industry, specifically artist management, and started a joint venture to pursue it in the summer of 2018.

Bauer

Brock Bauer
Santa Rosa, CA
Candidate Marshal

Raised in the hills of Northern California, Brock is a 3rd year History and Public Affairs double major graduating in the spring of 2020. Brock joined Sigma Nu the fall of his freshman year, and has previously served as social chairman. In addition to Sigma Nu, he is on the board of Bruin Real Estate Association and is also involved in several student government offices. In his free time, Brock enjoys fly fishing, cycling, shooting, and anything that keeps him outdoors.

Haviland

Connor Haviland
Westfield, NJ
Candidate Marshal

A native of Westfield, New Jersey Connor is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Theater, film, and television studies. Connor joined Sigma Nu in the fall of freshman year and has been a dedicated member ever since. He plans to go to law school and eventually enter the entertainment industry from the legal side.

Fajardo

Michael Fajardo
Hopkinton, MA
Social & Rush Chairman

Michael is currently a third-year musical theater student in the School of Theater, Film, and Television at UCLA. He is from Hopkinton, MA and loves sports, music, and volunteering. Michael is also involved with Camp Kesem which is a fundraised week of camp for children affected by cancer, as well as the acappella group Bruin Harmony.

Collins

Dominic Collins
Napa Valley, CA
Treasurer & Rush Chairman

Napa Valley raised, studying Economics and graduating in the spring of 2020.  Joined Sigma Nu in fall quarter of his freshman year, also involved with Bruin Asset Management on campus.  Plans to go into corporate finance after school. Loves anything to do with sports, offroading, weightlifting, live music, and cheering on the Dodgers.

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Blake Rocheleau
Ventura, CA
Candidate Marshal

Ventura native studying Electrical Engineering with a Technical Breadth Area in Technology Management. Career interests include consumer electronics and earning an MBA. Graduating in spring 2019 and enjoys business, being outdoors, classic rock, and Dodger baseball.

Vargas

Salvador Vargas
Walnut Creek, CA
Chapter Advisor

Sal graduated this past June with a degree in political science. Sal aspires to go to law school in the near future and afterwords work in corporate law. He loves going to music festivals and spending time outdoors.

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Grant Hushek
Phoenix, AZ
Alumni Relations Chairman & Social Chairman

Originally from Arizona, Grant studies materials science and engineering at UCLA. He joined Sigma Nu Epsilon Pi fall quarter of freshman quarter but also got involved with research and mentorship in the engineering school. Following college, he hopes to work in energy storage or renewable energy before heading back to school for his MBA.

Kaden

Kaden Kotinek
Laguna Niguel, CA
Philanthropy Chairman

Hailing from Laguna Niguel in south Orange County, Kaden studies Political Science at UCLA. Entering his junior year, he has spent time in UCLA Radio and currently a recruiting intern with the football team. After graduation he hopes to work in the upper-management field of the NBA or the NFL.

Schulze

Matthew Schulze
Pleasanton, CA
Scholarship Chairman

Bay Area native studying Chemical Engineering, Matthew plans on graduating spring 2019 and loves electric guitar, basketball, and the outdoors.

Funsten

Cole Funsten
Newport Beach, CA
Recorder

Born and raised in Newport Beach, Cole joined Sigma Nu in the fall of freshmen year. He is studying Economics and Music Industry. Graduating in the spring of 2021 (hopefully), his plan as of now is to go to law school and get a job in the sports or entertainment industry. Enjoys playing basketball, playing piano and ukulele, and surfing with friends.

Zender

Aaron Zender
Salinas, CA
LEAD Chairman

Hailing from the fertile lands of the California central coast, Aaron is a rising junior with plans to graduate in the spring of 2020 with a major in history. As a member of Army R.O.T.C., he also plans to commission into his branch of choice, the Infantry. Aaron has been an active member of the house since the fall of 2016 and splits his time between R.O.T.C. obligations, volunteering, and physical activities.

Potter

Hugo Potter
New Canaan, CT
Risk Reduction Chairman

Originally from England, but raised in the great state of Connecticut, Hugo joined Sigma Nu in the fall of his freshman year. He’s looking to major in International Development Studies and to graduate in 2021 with aspirations of going to law school. He loves to stay active playing soccer, and hiking all over the Los Angeles area.

Vinci

Michael Vinci
Boston, MA
Kitchen Manager

Born and raised on the North Shore of Boston, Michael is a second year Biology major and joined Sigma Nu in the fall of his freshman year. He intends on going to medical school after he graduates in the spring of 2021, and plans on practicing sports medicine in Boston and Los Angeles. In his free time, Michael enjoys skiing, hiking, and spending time in New Hampshire and Maine, as well as playing basketball, weightlifting, and fishing.

Anderson

Torey Anderson
Seattle, WA
Intramural Sports Chairman

A Business Economics major from Seattle, Torey joined Sigma Nu during the Fall Quarter of his freshman year. He plans on graduating in the spring of 2021 and plans on pursuing a career in finance or consulting. He enjoys sports, movies, and hikes in his free time.

Sumner

Sumner Howell
Santa Clarita, CA
Chaplain

From Santa Clarita, CA, Sumner joined Sigma Nu in the fall of 2017 as a freshman. Majoring in Economics with a minor in Music Industry, he hopes to combine his entrepreneurial spirit with his passion for music in starting his own business within the music industry. He plans on graduating in the fall of 2020.