Elaine Tanella Named THON 2012 Overall Chair
THON 2012 officially starts today. Elaine Tanella, THON 2011 Communications Overall, was named the THON 2012 Overall Chairperson last night. Her term starts immediately with her first responsibility being selecting the rest of the Overall Committee. Overall Committee applications are due on March 25th and the committee will be announced on March 31st.
Tanella, a senior majoring in Bioengineering, has been involved in THON since her freshman year. She joined Atlas in THON 2008, was a Communications Committee Member and danced for Atlas in THON 2009, a Communications Captain for THON 2010, and served the Communications Overall for THON 2011.
Elaine was one of two THON 2011 overalls to apply for the position. The Overall Chairperson is selected following interviews with the the outgoing Overall Committee, THON’s advisor, Barry Bram, and representatives from the Four Diamonds Fund.