Executive Board

Victoria J. Valdez
President
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc. – Theta Chapter at Our Lady of the Lake
president@nationalmgc.org

Victoria is a sister of Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc. and is currently serving on the organization’s National Executive Board as the National President. She has served 2 years as President and 2 and a half years as Vice President of Internal Affairs previously to that. Victoria has served in several leadership positions in various organizations and also volunteers much of her time. She committed herself to mentoring and is a Big Sister through Big Sisters Big Brothers, and has had the same little sister for 2 years. Victoria, who’s born and raised in Houston, TX, identifies as Spanish and Mexican. She is passionate about education, business, cultural awareness, and mentoring. Victoria currently works at HIREtech as a Customer Relations Manager in the technology and finance sector. Her interests involve traveling, gardening, reading, singing, and attending concerts.

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Sade Percival
Vice President

Delta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. – Eta Colony at The City College of New York (CUNY)
vp@nationalmgc.org

Sade Percival is a sister of Delta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. She has been a member of her divine sisterhood since October 2010, and has held many positions as an undergraduate, including President, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership Chair, Rush Chair, New Member Assistant, and more. She currently sits on her organization’s National Executive Council as National Chaplain. Sade, who is an Assistant Teacher for the New York City Department of Education, is very passionate about helping others and working as a team to have greater accomplishments. In her spare time, Sade enjoys spending time bonding with her sisters, traveling, and enjoying all that life has to offer.

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Natasia Bongcas
Secretary
Theta Nu Xi┬áMulticultural Sorority, Inc. – Tau Chapter at Arizona State University
secretary@nationalmgc.org

Natasia Bongcas is a sister of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. She became a member in the Fall of 2010, and has served as NMGC representative for Theta Nu Xi. Currently, Natasia is currently a Resident Director in Campus Housing for the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She received her Masters of Science at Missouri State University in 2013, and her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University in 2010.

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Vicki Nelson
Treasurer
Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc – Lambda Chapter at Johns Hopkins University
treasurer@nationalmgc.org

Vicki Nelson has been a member of Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.┬ásince 2003, and has served on the organization’s National Board of Directors since 2005. She is currently serving as National President, a position she was first elected to in 2008. Vicki received her Bachelors in Chemistry and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University before pursuing an MD and PhD in Genetics at Case Western Reserve University. She currently resides in Greenville, SC where she works as a family and sports medicine physician. She is committed to the enrichment and empowerment of our collegiate communities and advancement of a multicultural community. Vicki first became involved with NMGC as a representative for Delta Xi Phi more than 10 years ago and is excited to be part of the progress as the Council approaches its 20th year.

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Jessica Oswald
University Liaison
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc
liaison@nationalmgc.org

Jessica “Venus” Oswald is a sister of Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc., and has been serving on the National Executive Board of her sisterhood for 3 years. Jessica has served as Co-Director of Expansion and currently holds the Vice President of Finance position. She graduated from Sam Houston State University with a double major in PR and Sociology, and became a member of Delta Xi Nu in the Spring of 2012. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Stephen F. Austin State University. As a teacher, education is vital to her life and goals: Jessica believes completely in creating a space for young people to be heard and to generate ideas. She joined Delta Xi Nu to learn and grow in her awareness of multicultural issues in the world that affect her and her loved ones. Jessica is excited to serve on the NMGC board, and to see what work can be done. In her position, she hopes to assist the local college level membership with their awareness and outreach.

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Tanya Arditi Saavedra
Public Relations Coordinator
Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. – Xi Gamma Chapter at Washington, D.C./DMV Area
pr@nationalmgc.org

Tanya Arditi Saavedra is a sister of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. who just finished serving a 2-year term as the organization’s Director of Communications. She has been an active member of Theta Nu Xi since becoming a member in the Spring of 2010, having served as Xi Gamma’s Dean, Social chair, webmistress, and more. Tanya, who is Jewish, was born in Paraguay, and moved to New York when she was 14, has been living in D.C. for almost 10 years since moving here to get her Master in Public Policy. She is currently a communications specialist in the social justice and civil rights space, and is a strong advocate for diversity and representation, equity and justice, and cultural understanding. Tanya loves taking roadtrips and going to music festivals with her husband.