SAIL Staff

Kelsi Streich

Director of SAIL 

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Pronouns: she, her, hers


BA, Journalism emphasis in Public Relations & Advertising

MA, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Student Affairs emphasis 


  • Oversight of SAIL Budgets
  • Oversee SAIL office staff
  • Clery compliance
  • Support campus programming and traditions 
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life support

Personal Points of Interest:

I love all things about being a Coloradoan. I grew up in Colorado Springs, and I spend as much time as I can outdoors skiing, hiking with my partner, and playing with my two huskies. I’m an avid Harry Potter fan and love to travel.  

Begoña Ruiz

Associate Director for SAIL Finance & Operations 

Pronouns: She, her, hers

Hometown: Madrid, Spain


BS, Engineering – Madrid Polytechnic University

MS, Engineering – Madrid Polytechnic University

MS, Geophysics – Colorado School of Mines

MS, ETM Economics and Business – Colorado School of Mines

Certificate, Diversity and Inclusion – Cornell University


  • SAIL and NeST budgets and reporting
  • Policy development, definition, implementation and training 
  • Process mapping and improvement
  • Financial oversight of student Governing Bodies and over 200 student organizations
  • Staff supervision for the Clubs & Orgs. Coordinator and the Finance Coordinator positions
  • Leadership development: CSM 298A
  • Assessment

Personal Points of Interest:

We love living in Golden, CO! but we love to travel as well. We have a pet rabbit, Daisy. And are fans of organic foods, sustainable practices and humane treatment of animals. 



Assistant Director of Student Engagement 

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Hometown: Delafield, WI


Bachelor of Arts

MA: Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership


  • Advise and Support Mines Activities Council (MAC)
  • Assist with campus traditions such as M-Climb and Fall Kick-Off
  • Oversee Family & Friends Weekend
  • Supervise SAIL student consultants
  • Work with campus partners to plan E-Days and other large scale campus events

Personal Points of Interest:

Although I am originally from Wisconsin I have called Colorado home for the past 5 years. When I am not at work I am probably wandering in the mountains with my red heeler Angus, rock climbing or traveling.


Alexis Lakers

Associate Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Hometown: Kingsville, TX


Bachelor’s in Marketing

Master’s in Business Administration


  • Oversee all Greek Life Organizations
  • Provide educational programming for leadership development
  • Advise the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils
  • Serve as a primary source of support for Greek students
  • Develop partnerships between the Greek community and campus

Personal Points of Interest: Coming from the great state of Texas, I am super excited to experience Colorado and all it has to offer! My hobbies include going to the gym, spending time with my dog Haden, and attending music festivals and sporting events whenever I can.


Haley Hannaman

Student Clubs & Organizations Coordinator

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Hometown: Scandia, Kansas


BS, Sociology – Kansas State University 

M.S.Ed, Higher Education Administration – University of Kansas 


    • Oversee over 200 Student Clubs & Organizations
    • Develop Leadership Development Opportunities for Students in the Clubs & Organizations Community
    • Serve as Support for Student Clubs, Organizations, and their Advisors
    • Create and Foster Partnerships between the SAIL Office and Student Clubs & Organization
    • Advisor for the Board of Student Organizations

Personal points of Interest: My partner and I are so happy to be living here in Colorado with our beautiful pup pup, Juneau the Goldendoodle!  When I’m not exploring the state with my partner and playing with Juneau, I love to paint, travel, cheer on my favorite sports teams, and learn about JFK conspiracy theories.