Student Committees

Convenes: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m at the Wilcox House

Network with IUSF alumni and nurture the budding philanthropist withinThe Alumni & Student Engagement Committee helps maintain contact with more than 20,000 IUSF alumni. Members manage historical archives and are the driving force behind the IUSF’s campaign to educate members and students about the value of supporting Indiana University. The committee plans and implements the following events and activities:

  • Little 500 Alumni Barbecue
  • IUSF historical archives
  • Alumni outreach and engagement events
  • IU Day
  • Metz Grant

Convenes: Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. at the Wilcox House

Be an integral part of IU's Little 500 tradition. The Fall Cycling Committee helps create, produce, and manage over a dozen cycling events over the course of the semester. In addition, members help administer daily track practice requirements and rules. The committee plans and implements the following cycling events:

  • Thursday Night Race Series
  • Fall Cycling Series — Individual Time Trials, Street Sprints, and Cyclocross

Convenes: Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. at the Wilcox House

For freshmen go-getters with a desire to lead. Come meet, work, and have fun with other freshmen. The Freshmen Council is responsible for planning events for other first-year students and helping establish the IUSF FUNdamentals program.

Convenes: Spring semester committee 

Be an integral part of IU's Little 500 traditionThe Little 500 Cycling Committee, which meets in the spring semester, helps create, produce, and manage over a dozen cycling events over the course of the semester. In addition, members help administer daily track practice requirements and rules. The committee plans and implements the following Little 500 cycling events:

  • Little 500 Qualifications
  • Spring Cycling Series — Individual Time Trials, Miss N Out, and Team Pursuit
  • Little 500 Track Practice

Convenes: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilcox House

Build a future in marketing—starting todayThe Marketing Committee promotes the IUSF mission through use of effective advertising, sponsor relations, and merchandise and ticket sales. The committee works with various local and national businesses to secure radio, television, Internet, and print media; retains existing and develops new sponsorships; designs and markets IUSF merchandise; and implements a successful Little 500 ticket campaign. The Marketing Committee also manages all IUSF social media platforms.

Convenes: Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. at the Wilcox House

Help spread the good word about the IU Student Foundation and its members. The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members as well as finding ways to celebrate and honor existing members. This committee organizes and executes recruitment and recognition events, and helps keep track of attendance and volunteer opportunities to encourage the highest level of engagement from each member.

Convenes: Spring semester committee

Help plan “The World's Greatest College Weekend.” Play a pivotal role in planning the Little 500 race day agenda by developing the look and feel of Bill Armstrong Stadium for race day. The Pre-Race Committee, which meets in the spring semester, is also responsible for recruiting and managing all Little 500 VIPs. 

Jeremy Kim



Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Major: Finance and Business Analytics

Samantha Sriplo

Vice President


Hometown: Westville, IN
Major: Exercise Science
Minor: Medical Sciences, Fitness Instruction

Iswerya Ajay


Hometown: Lohas Park, New Territories
Major: Psychology
Minors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management
Committee: Marketing

Brandon Barnes


Hometown: Shirley, IN
Major: Political Science and International Law and Institutions
Minor: Informatics, Intelligence
Committee: Membership

Kayla Behforouz


Hometown: Carmel, IN
Major: International Studies—International Law & Human Rights
Minor: Spanish, Music Psychology
Committee: Alumni & Student Engagement

Grace Burgess


Hometown: Plainfield, IN
Major: Human Biology
Minor: Psychology
Committee: Fall Cycling

Joseph Copeland


Hometown: Schererville, IN
Major: Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Committee: Fall Cycling

Hannah Falls-Hand


Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Marketing, Professional Sales, Digital and Social Media Business Applications
Committee: Freshmen Council 

Vince Ivetich


Hometown: Dyer, IN
Major: Marketing and Business Analytics
Committee: Fall Cycling

Isabel Karnuta


Hometown: Zionsville, IN
Major: Human Biology
Committee: Freshmen Council 

Brandon Kerr


Hometown: Coral Springs, FL
Major: Accounting and Finance

Zachary Kibel


Hometown: Edison, NJ
Major: Management
Minor: Music and Business Foundations
Committee: Membership

Sarah Kurpius


Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Major: International Studies and Spanish
Minor: Public Advocacy and Communcation, Portuguese
Certificate: CLACS
Committee: Fall Cycling

Bridget McGrath


Hometown: Valparaiso, IN
Major: Speech and Hearing Sciences
Minor: Psychology, American Sign Language
Committee: Freshmen Council

Britt Rogers


Hometown: Lahaina, HI
Major: International Studies
Committee: Marketing

Brett Smith


Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Major: Sports Media (Broadcast)
Minor: Advertising
Committee: Marketing