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.

Board of Directors

North Coast Athletic Conference

North Central College

Oklahoma City University

DePauw University

Pershing & Co. (Ex-Officio)

Gannon University

National Collegiate Athletic Association

Rodli, Beskar, Neuhaus,

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


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