Executive Board

Sponsor: Anthony Falcone

Email: afalcone2@unl.edu

President: Jacob Coughlin

Email: jacob.coughlin@huskers.unl.edu

I am a senior from Omaha, NE. I am a business management major with a minor in music. I am a Drum Major for the Cornhusker Marching Band and have participated in the Symphonic Band, Camus Band, and the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble during my time on campus. I was initiated into Kappa in the Spring of 2017 as a part of the Alpha Delta class. During my time in Kappa I have served as chapter Ritual Chair, Parliamentarian, Vice President of Membership, President, and district Vice President and President. In my free time outside of school, band, and Kappa, I enjoy rock climbing, working out, and playing video games. 

Vice President for Internal Operations: Lukas Stelzle

Email: lstelzle@husker.unl.edu

Hello, my name is Lukas Stelzle. I am the Vice President for Operations for the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi. This is my first year in the position and third year in the chapter. Previously I was the Leadership coordinator for the chapter. I am glad to be in this organization because I enjoy working with my fellow band members to serve and advance the bands on campus and I am excited to be in this position because I get to help my fellow brothers become the best version of themselves. Outside of Kappa Kappa Psi, I am pursuing a degree in Agricultural Engineering. I am also involved in the UNL Baja SAE race team through the college of engineering and I work at the Nebraska Tractor Test Lab. 

Vice President for Membership: Katherine Schmit

Email: kschmit5@huskers.unl.edu

My name is Katherine Schmit, and I’m looking forward to serving my second year as Vice President for Membership of the Epsilon Omega chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi! I am a junior music education major with an emphasis in trumpet. I’m a drum major for the Cornhusker Marching Band, and have participated in Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Jazz Orchestra. Outside of band, I’m a member of UNL’s Teacher Scholars Academy. In my spare time, I enjoy playing trumpet with my friends, cooking, and hanging out with my cat. 

Parliamentarian:  Madison Sides

Email: msides3@huskers.unl.edu

Madison Sides is a guard member and oboist within the UNL band programs. She is a junior studying French and English with an emphasis in poetry. 

Secretary:  Maggie Blazek

Email: mblazek2@huskers.unl.edu

Maggie is a junior studying trumpet performance and business administration. She has been involved in many UNL ensembles including the CMB, wind ensemble, symphony orchestra, jazz orchestra, and campus band. She loves all things music and personal finance. In her free time she loves to play guitar and piano, cook, or work out. Most weekends you can find Maggie at the O Street Hy-Vee, so stop by & say hi! 

Treasurer: TJ Taylor

Email: ttaylor37@huskers.unl.edu

Hi! My name is TJ Taylor, and I am serving as Treasurer for the 21-22 school year. I am a sophomore Economics major within the Nebraska Business Honors Academy, with a minor in Business Analytics. I play the trumpet in the Cornhusker Marching Band and Big Red Express. During the fall, I spend my free time rooting for the Denver Broncos & Nebraska Cornhuskers. When I am not sad at the reality of both teams being bad, I enjoy comic media, video games, and snuggling with my cats.. 

Historian:  Gracie Fagan

Email: gfagan04721@gmail.com

Gracie Fagan is a Music Composition Major and Music Technology minor hailing from Omaha, Nebraska. She plays trumpet in the jazz orchestra and small jazz combos. Gracie enjoys creating innovative art aimed in making the comfortable questioning. She loves bringing her creativity into her position with Kappa Kappa Psi.  

Alumni Relations: Evan Ericksen

Email: eericksen2@huskers.unl.edu

Hi my name is Evan Ericksen and I am serving as the Alumni Relations Officer for the 2021-2022 academic year. I will be a Junior studying Secondary Education and Mathematics, pursuing minors in Music, Music Technology, and a Coaching endorsement, all while being a member of the Honors Program. I play the tenor saxophone and I will be the section leader for J Rank in the CMB. I also love to play jazz and will hopefully continue to play in Big Band over the next few semesters. My favorite sport to play/coach is tennis, but I am very active and will play practically anything (cough Ultimate frisbee please cough). Feel free to come up and say hello, I'm very friendly.