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Saturday
Sep162017

Officer Spotlight- Rebecca Pollet

Today's officer spotlight is National President Rebecca Pollet!

Rebecca joined the board in 2007 and has served as National Historian, Custodian, Editor-in-Chief, and 1st Vice President. She is an initiate of the Lambda chapter where she served as Recording Secretary and Corresponding Secretary. She currently lives in Michigan where she works as a postdoctoral research at the University of Michigan. She studies how the bacteria in our intestines help us break down food, especially starch from potatoes and corn (picture below is her in the lab!).

Fast Facts

Birthday: February 10

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Candy: Peanut M&Ms

Life and Family: She completed a Bachelors degree at Univeristy of Tulsa and a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an alumna of Kappa Delta sorority and continues to volunteer with collegiate chapters. She also does science outreach through an organization called Michigan DNA Day- they visit high school classrooms to teach lessons about DNA! 

My husband, Lucas, is training to be a barber but he only does traditional men's haircuts so he won't cut my hair! 

Favorite DBS Memory: Every single year when we announce how much money the chapters raised for our national philanthropy. It's especially great when we have a representative from the organization because their face is always priceless!