Sigma Alpha Headquarters Staff

K. Angelle Bujol, Executive Director

Angelle began her journey with the Sorority in November 2013 as the Director of Programs and Events. In this capacity, she managed Sigma Alpha's national conventions and provided logistical support for Leadership Seminars, Sorority board meetings and other events. Angelle became an honorary member of Sigma Alpha during the Sorority's 2015 Convention.

Angelle started her distinguished career in association management as a traveling Field Representative for Pi Sigma Epsilon, the national professional fraternity for marketing, sales and sales management. She later served as the organization's Executive Director, overseeing business operations, staffing, event planning, chapter management and governance.

Later, at the national headquarters for the American Heart Association, Angelle coordinated the contracts, logistics and on-site operations for the association's corporate meetings and scientific conferences. She also successfully developed the national marketing program for their Charitable Estate Planning department.

You can contact her at Angelle.Bujol@sigmaalpha.org.

Amy Jurgens, Director of Membership

In her role, Amy assists chapters with membership recruitment, education and retention, maintains accurate member files, and provides support at conventions. She also oversees all staff-related responsibilities for the awards, grants and scholarships programs.

Amy comes to us after serving as Membership Manager for the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin, where she found her passion for supporting volunteers and recruitment. She recruited hundreds of volunteers and girls, trained leaders on the GSWISE curricula, and successfully supported/retained members and volunteers.

Prior to the Girl Scouts, Amy was the Center Director and 4K teacher for Discovery Days Childcare Center, where she coordinated scheduling, trained teachers and wrote curricula. Amy then made a career change and worked as the Customer Relations Manager for a local car dealership, serving as liaison between the general manager and management staff and the customers across 21 dealerships.

You can contact her at Amy.Jurgens@sigmaalpha.org.

Julie Schnittka, Director of Communications

Since May 2013, Julie has overseen all communications from the Headquarters Office and assisted in developing communication plans for Sigma Alpha Sorority and the Educational Foundation. She has also has worked closely with members during dues renewal and initiation periods.

Julie's career started in the technical writing field, where she honed the skill of writing clear, concise copy while developing user manuals for financial institution software.

In 1993, Julie moved to the more creative world of publishing, first for 13 years at Reader's Digest and then as a consultant for 7 years, working with such clients as Oxmoor House, Betty Crocker and Pillsbury. She has successfully managed book projects, developed web-based copy, published articles and created marketing materials.

You can contact her at communicationstaff@sigmaalpha.org.

Joan Rogala, Principal

Joan is the immediate past Executive Director for the Sorority and provides financial administration and insurance and compliance services for the Sorority and its members.

Joan attended the University of Louisville in Kentucky, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Finance. For 25 years, she has served as chief staff executive for a variety of groups in disciplines of business, medicine and pharmacy. Along the way, Joan earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, a distinction she has maintained since 1997. She later completed more than 90 hours of classroom instruction for a second professional credential through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organizational Management (IOM). Joan is a trained facilitator for the Franklin Covey organization and currently serves as Past President of the Professional Fraternity Executives Association.

You can contact her at Joan.Rogala@sigmaalpha.org.