National Staff

Executive DirectorExecutive Director

Bonnie Rubenstein Wunsch
Epsilon Eta Chapter, Emory University
execdir@aephi.org

Bonnie joined the Alpha Epsilon Phi staff in 1988.  Prior to becoming executive director, she served the organization in several capacities including convention local arrangements coordinator, director of new member education, province director and one year on National Council as vice president-collegiate chapters. 

Bonnie is our representative to many interfraternal organizations.  She is a member of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the board of the Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA).  She continues to be active in several organizations of which she has been president including the Executive Directors Association, the Fraternity Executives Association and FIPG, Inc.

Bonnie’s chief areas of responsibility are overseeing our daily business operations including working with our legal counsel and our accountants; staff management; risk management; event planning; media relations and serving as development director for the Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation. 

In her free time, and when not traveling for AEPhi, Bonnie is active in her synagogue and the National Council of Jewish Women currently serving on the boards of both groups and having previously served as president of each.  She lives in Danbury, CT with her husband, Alan, and son, Ryan, her most favorite pastimes.

Director of Chapter Services

Hannah Rowley
Nu, University of Pittsburgh
dcs@aephi.org

Hannah is the director of chapter services for Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority. In this role, Hannah is responsible for the Traveling Education Consultant (TEC) program, digital communication initiatives, and chapter management and operational support. 

Prior to being on staff with Alpha Epsilon Phi, Hannah was a staffing manager specializing in administrative and professional positions and was an account director for a corporate business consulting company.  Hannah volunteered her time as an alumna as advisor for Epsilon Theta Chapter at American University and Beta Nu Chapter at Towson University. As an undergraduate at Nu Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh, Hannah was vice president-recruitment and held chair positions including sisterhood chair while pursuing her bachelor degree in communications. Hannah was also a member of the student activities board at Pitt as arts director.

In her spare time, Hannah is active in her synagogue in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, teaching both Sunday School and Hebrew School.  She also participates in the synagogue’s women's group and young adult group.  She is also passionate about her dog, Louie, and animals, in general.

LindaOffice Manager

Linda Payne-DiSarro
Iota Alpha Chapter, Alumna Initiate
officemanager@aephi.org

Linda Payne-DiSarro has been the voice at the other end of the phone in the National Office since September 2006.  She came to Alpha Epsilon Phi from Danbury Schools and Business Collaborative (DABC) where her supervisor was the former executive director of another NPC member group.  Prior to working at DABC, Linda had worked in several medical offices and had taken time off to raise her sons Matt and Tyler.

Linda handles AEPhi’s bookkeeping, the processing of chapter initiation requests and other general office management responsibilities.  Linda was honored that one of the initiations she processed during AEPhi’s centennial year was her own; Linda became an alumna initiate during the Centennial Convention in June 2009.

2017-2018
Traveling Educational Consultants

Lacy Rubloff
Alpha Tau, University of Florida
lrubloff@gmail.com

Lacy is joining the AEPhi consultant team after graduating from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in public relations and a masters of science degree in business management, earning both in four years. As an eager new member, Lacy quickly became very involved in the Alpha Tau Chapter and in the UF community. She served as a programming director and the vice president- new member education from 2014 to 2015, having the privilege of proudly watching a new member class grow and flourish. In addition, Lacy was involved in UF's homecoming and Gator Growl pep rally and played on Alpha Tau's intramural flag football and basketball teams. One of her proudest accomplishments was her involvement in Dance Marathon, where she served as a dancer, two-year Captain and a member of the Overall Team as the Sponsorship Overall Director, helping to raise millions of dollars for Children's Miracle Network. She is passionate about giving back to the community and hopes to one day continue to ignite change by working in strategic communications. Lacy is incredibly excited to begin her journey on the road and meet sisters all over the country. When not on the road, Lacy enjoys playing tennis, watching Netflix, trying new food, spending time with family outside and weekend adventures with friends.

Rebecca Zilberman
Beta Eta, University of California, San Diego
rebeccazilberman@gmail.com

Rebecca is a recent graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a bachelors degree in psychology and a minor in political science. As a collegian, she was extremely involved with recruitment right from the start. She was on the recruitment committee, then served as the vice president-recruitment the following year, and then was on the recruitment committee once again the year after. While Rebecca was vp-recruitment, she completely revamped the recruitment training for her chapter. She attended Convention in 2015 and 2017 and loved meeting AEPhis from Atlantic to Pacific. One of Rebecca's favorite memories from her time in the chapter was when her biological sister pinned her at initiation. Outside of AEPhi, Rebeca was active with Hillel, the San Diego Jewish Experience, Tritons for Israel, and attended the AIPAC Saban Leadership Seminar.  She enjoyed participating in Shabbat dinners and challah baking with her sisters and the broader UCSD Jewish community. Rebecca was born in Los Angeles and moved to San Diego when she was two years old, so she is a Southern California native. She is very excited to see the whole country. She loves traveling and her favorite places she has visited were Paris and New York City. After Rebecca has completed her time asa TEC, she plans to go back to California and attend law school. When Rebecca is not traveling, she enjoys going to Pure Barre classes, listening to Drake, and hanging out with her AEPhi sisters.

Zoë Smith
Rho, Ohio State University
zoeasmith26@gmail.com

Zoë is thrilled to be back on the road with the TEC team and continue working with women from Atlantic to Pacific. A member of Rho Chapter, Zoë received her bachelor’s degree in 2016 from The Ohio State University in art history, and a minor in leadership studies. As an undergraduate she served two terms on Panhellenic, as well as, Greek Programing Board. Zoë served as both director of recruitment logistics and vice president of community development for Panhellenic and vice president logistics and vice president of standards of excellence for the Greek Programming Board. As vice president of community development Zoë launched the first 53 Blue Balloon Program to raise awareness for educational inequalities, as well as raised over $8,000 to be put towards building a school in underdeveloped countries. Outside of her involvement with Greek life, Zoë has engaged with leadership development at Ohio State at the LeaderShape Institute and facilitating various retreats. In the future Zoë hopes to continue her passion of working with, developing, and supporting college students with a focus on supporting the needs of Jewish college students on today’s college campuses.

Stephanie Blitzer
Epsilon Theta, American University
steph.blitzer@gmail.com

Stephanie is a recent graduate of American University with a bachelor’s degree in international studies, concentrating in international development and global health. She quickly became involved with her chapter. Stephanie was her chapter’s heritage chair and helped bring cultural pieces of Judaism to her chapter. She also served as her chapter’s vice president-new member education in her final year of college. Outside of AEPhi, Stephanie helped found her campus’ chapter of Challah for Hunger. She was a casual attendee to Hillel and Chabad Friday night dinners. In addition to these activities, Stephanie interned with various organizations that focused on supporting vulnerable and marginalized populations around the world. She was also an advisor for a Jewish teen philanthropy program in the DC area. Stephanie enjoys checking out local coffee shops, sights, and bites to eat in her free time. Stephanie is thrilled to begin her journey as a TEC and is excited to meet sisters around the country. Following her time as a TEC, Stephanie plans to return to East Africa (while on a gap year in Israel, she spent a month in Rwanda) and work on projects that deal with international development and global health. When she isn’t traveling, Stephanie can be found searching for her dream puppy, watching Netflix, cuddling with her rabbits, or enjoying time with her friends.