OAD Event Board

Orange After Dark recruits undergraduate students from all class years and majors through an application and interview process to become Event Board members. We look for students who are interested in helping create, plan, execute and assess our late night events. Responsibilities include coordinating event logistics and marketing and working at OAD events.

Meet our Fabulous Students!

Nashon Ash

(He/Him/His) Nashon is a sophomore who is interested in social work, He joined Orange After Dark because he is eager for the opportunity to experience what goes on behind events to build a better sense of creativity and business skills. Nashon’s special interest are music production and fashion. Nashon is also involved in University Union and Audio Engineering Society.


Lily Braden

(She/Her/Hers) Lily is from Portland, Oregon, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is studying Forensic Science and Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to the OAD Event Board, she is a Peer Educator for Mental Health and Empowerment through the Barnes Center. She joined the OAD Event Board her freshman year and has a great interest in event planning and marketing. She is very excited to be a member of the Orange after Dark program and brainstorm exciting events on campus.


Jean Castilla

(He/Him/His) Jean is a member of the class of 2024 from Brooklyn, NY majoring in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises at the Whitman School of Management. He joined the OAD Event Board because they organize amazing events and he wanted to be a part of planning and supporting our exciting, engaging, and inclusive events while at the same time meeting amazing new people. Jean is a member of the US Air Force and a floor monitor for Bird Library. Her is also the Treasurer of the Boxing Club on campus.


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Emma Chasse

(She/Her/Hers) I’m from Winchester, Massachusetts and a member of the class of 2022. I am a double major in Psychology and Forensics in the College of Arts and Sciences. I joined Orange After Dark to help give my fellow students an exciting way to get off campus as well as balance the stresses of classwork. I can’t wait to dive into event planning and help create events for everyone on campus to enjoy.


Shally Da

(She/Her/Hers) Shally is from Syracuse, NY, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is a student in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics majoring in Public Health hoping to go into the medical field. Besides OAD, Shally is also a member of Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority Incorporated, Campus Connect, ASIA, and MGC. Shally joined the Event Board because she loves going to all the event and volunteering at them. She loves how Orange After Dark is always putting smiles on everyone’s faced and giving everyone joy!


Kelly Davis

(She/Her/Hers) Kelly is from Littleton, Massachusetts and is a member of the class of 2023. She is a student in the Whitman School of Management and Newhouse School of Public Communications majoring in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, and Television Radio and Film. Kelly is also involved as a Whitman Ambassador and Peer Mentor and an OttoTHON Fundraising Committee Member. Kelly’s favorite OAD events include Grocery Bingo, Pinterest Party and Paint Night. By joining the board, Kelly hopes to make campus a fun space for students to destress and make friends.


Sarah Frankel

(She/Her/Hers) Sarah Frankel is from Long Island, New York. She is a member of the class of 2024 and currently majoring in Information Management and Technology in the iSchool as well as minoring in accounting in the Whitman School of Management! On campus she is involved in OrangeSeeds, a first year and transfer student leadership organization and is actively involved at the Syracuse Hillel. With OAD she is looking forward to connecting student across campus and help them make memorable moments while planning fun and engaging events!


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Hannah Katzman

(She/Her/Hers) Hannah is from Natick, Massachusetts and is a member of the class of 2022. She is studying Television, Radio, & Film in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a minor in Psychology. She is part of Syracuse’s late-night comedy show, Live From Studio B, as well as a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity. She is also involved in Campus Cursive, a group that writes encouraging letters to students and others in need. Hannah loves finding ways to be creative and hopes to bring her passion for comedy, musicals, and sports to future OAD events. As part of the OAD Event Board, she wants to help students connect with each other by planning fun activities on campus and in the Syracuse community.


Ivy Lin

(She/Her/Hers) Ivy is from Staten Island, NY, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is a student in the College of Arts & Sciences, double-majoring in History and English & Textual Studies. Besides Orange After Dark (OAD), Ivy is also a member of the A&S Dean’s Team and a new Resident Advisor in Day Hall. Ivy’s first OAD Event was Big Don’s Wild River Mini Golf. Since then, she has continued to volunteer for various other OAD events. Now, as a new Event Board Member, Ivy looks forward to planning fun, engaging, and inclusive events.


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Inaya Madyun

(She/Her/Hers) Inaya is from West Chester, Pennsylvania and is a member of the graduating class of 2023. She is in the Bandier Program for Recording and Entertainment Studies in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is also a Resident Advisor in Lawrinson Hall and a member of the Syracuse University Women’s Rugby Team. She joined the event board because she enjoyed going to OAD events her first semester and thought being part of the event board would be a great opportunity to be involved with planning OAD events.


Maria Martin

(She/Her/Hers) Maria is from Miami, FL and is a member of the class of 2022. She is a Psychology major and Education minor in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is also a Resident Advisor in Day hall. Maria enjoys being involved in our campus’ efforts of forming a sense of community. She loves that Orange After Dark gives the opportunity to meet new people on our campus and enjoy a fun night out.


Erica Ng

(She/Her/Hers) Erica is from New York City, NY, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is currently studying biology in the College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a member of Sigma Psi Zeta, a sorority on campus, and the Office of Community Standards. Erica loves meeting new people and having fun and Orange After Dark is the perfect place to do so!


Katie Showers

(She/Her/Hers) Katie is from Albany, NY, and is a member of the class of 2022. She is a student currently in the School Of Education, hoping to transfer into Whitman to pursue a degree in Business Management. In the Fall 2019 semester she participated in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl, and is also a member of Alpha Chi Omega, a sorority on campus. Katie always loves to meet new people and to bring smiles to peoples faces and believes that Orange After Dark is the perfect opportunity to do so.