MEET OUR Executive directors
The Center for Student Legal Services takes pride in our student Board of Directors, which governs CSLS and ensures that we are serving the best interest of Ohio University's student body. Composed of 11 students from Appalachian locals to international students, Greek Life members to Student Senators, Residential Housing Assistants to Learning Community Leaders, Student Trustees to student activists, our Directors represent the diverse perspectives of Ohio University's students.
The Center's Board of Directors accepts applications for one-year and two-year positions each spring for the following academic year. Candidates are interviewed upon submission of completed applications. New members are required to attend the last meeting of each spring semester. If you would like to apply, or are interested in learning more, please contact the executive chairperson.
Maddie is a senior studying Business Pre-Law and Finance, with a minor in Political Science. She has had experience interning with prosecution and real estate attorneys, following her freshman and sophomore years respectively. In the summer following her junior year, she is interning with JPMorgan Chase. She is a member of the Select Leadership Development Program and Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity. She strives to work with other OU students to better the surrounding Athens community.
Executive Vice CHair
Chris is a senior studying Sociology Pre-Law with a minor in Political Science. He is passionate about protecting student rights, and serves the university as Director of Student Defending Students. Chris also provides valuable oversight of the student government, serving as an Associate Justice on the Student Senate Judicial Panel. He hopes to provide the Center with a unique perspective on student justice issues.
As Executive Vice Chair, Chris oversees and administers the Client Complaint Procedure for the Center's clientele and can be contacted with concerns.
Grant is a sophomore studying Economics with a minor in Political Science Pre-Law. He is a member of the Student Senate where he serves on the Budget Committee and has worked as an intern for Patrick McGee with CSLS. Grant plans on using his time on the Board to help expand the role of CSLS as well as increase student involvement and awareness of the Center's services.