Executive Director


Kellen Wells-Mangold

Kellen Wells-Mangold assumed the role of Executive Director in June 2018. In addition to his duties with Chi Alpha Sigma, he works as the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Services and Deputy Title IX officer at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. In addition to his work at the university, Wells-Mangold is actively involved in the community and serves on various local boards. A graduate of the University of Iowa and La Trobe University, Wells-Mangold resides in River Falls, WI with his wife and two children.


Assistant Director

BJ Pickard

BJ Pickard was named the Assistant Director in June 2019 bringing a focus to coordinating communications and assisting current chapters in their efforts to recognize their student-athletes. Pickard has served as the Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) since 2017 and resides with his wife and daughter in River Falls, WI.


Outreach & Marketing Intern

Claire Volz

Volz is a senior student-athlete on the women’s rowing team at Loyola University Maryland and a 2021 inductee into the Maryland Iota chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma. The Ridgefield, Wash. native will assist with membership outreach and marketing efforts for Chi Alpha Sigma.​ Volz is entering her fourth season as a member of the Greyhounds’ women’s rowing team. In addition to her Chi Alpha Sigma induction, Volz was also recognized on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll last spring.


Have a question about Chi Alpha Sigma? Reach out to us if you are part of a current chapter, a previously inducted student-athlete, or are looking for information to start a chapter on your campus.

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Board of Directors

North Coast Athletic Conference

North Central College

Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Montana State University Billings

DePauw University

Pershing & Co. (Ex-Officio)

Gannon University

Mount St. Joseph University

Rodli, Beskar, Neuhaus,

Murray & Pletcher, S.C. (Ex-Officio)