CAUSE is powered by a dedicated group that's not okay with the status quo in the world. This unreasonable bunch easily makes CAUSE the coolest student organization at Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Christine Mooney - Faculty Adviser
Dr. Mooney is the Bill and Paula LeRoy Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at Northern Illinois University. She earned her Ph.D. at Indiana University, is a founding member of CAUSE, and is the most invested faculty advisor on NIU's campus.
Dennis Barsema - Faculty Adviser
Dennis is the founder of the social entrepreneurship program at NIU and is currently a professor of social entrepreneurship. He's an NIU graduate and was the driving force behind the development of CAUSE. Dennis's experiences and involvements are too much to list here, so follow this link to learn more.
Morgan Morris -President
Morgan is a senior majoring in Management at NIU. As President of CAUSE, Morgan oversees all efforts related to CAUSE deliverable and the Social Impact Summit.
Fun Fact: She enjoyed working out and volunteering while being obsessed with lists.
Diego Gomez - Vice President: Fundraising
Louie Zmich - Vice President: Marketing
Louie is a senior, majoring in Marketing with his Sales Certificate with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship at NIU. As VP of Marketing, Louie oversees all of CAUSE's social media presences and the creation of marketing materials for CAUSE events. Louie is also in charge of the NIUCAUSE.org site.
Joe Wolnik - Vice President: Recruitment & Outreach
Joe is a senior, majoring in Marketing at NIU. As VP of Recruitment and Outreach, Joe organizes events to recruit new members while also creating new events to better the community.
Shelby Small - Secretary
Shelby is a senior, majoring in Management at NIU. As secretary, Shelby oversees all of CAUSE's community service efforts and keeps all of CAUSE's information organized.
Mike Palacios - Pizza Sales
Mike is a junior, majoring in Management at NIU. As coordinator of CAUSE Pizza, Mike makes sure pizzas are correctly and efficiently made at Pizza Pros, delivered to Barsema Hall and sold in a timely manner. With Mike's help, CAUSE can donate 50% of its proceeds to charities around the world.
Jason Kaye -
Vice President: Events
Jason Kaye is majoring in Marketing and OMIS at NIU. As Vice President of Events, Jason services a committee to support the planning of the Social Impact Summit, along with multiple other events sponsored by CAUSE.
Kerrian Miller -
Vice President: Social Initiatives
Kerrian is a senior Marketing while minoring in Social Entrepreneurship. As Vice President of Social Initiatives, Kerrian is responsible for developing socially-focused programs and partnerships with organizations on and off campus.