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

In progress: Certified Public Finance Officer – Government Finance Officers Association


  • SAIL and NeST budgets and reporting
  • Financial policy implementation and monitoring 
  • Process mapping and improvement
  • Technology design and implementation
  • Financial oversight of student governing bodies and about 200 indexes
  • Staff supervision for the Finance Coordinator position
  • Leadership development: CSM 298A
  • Assessment

Personal Points of Interest:

I love living in Colorado! I enjoy traveling and spending time with friends. 



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.


 Kyle Dupper

Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator

Pronouns: he, him, his

Hometown: Woolwich Township, NJ


Bachelor’s in Agricultural Sciences and Crop/Soil Science – Virginia Tech

Master’s in Educational Leadership – Texas Christian University


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

    Personal points of Interest:I have lived all over the country in New Jersey, Virginia, Missouri, Texas, and Wyoming. I love to travel and am working to get to all 50 states and all of America’s National Parks. My hobbies include disc golfing, hiking, camping, and roasting my own coffee. I have two dachshunds Stella and Faith that love to play and be outside.

     DeAnna Torrez

    Finance Coordinator

    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    Hometown: Denver, Colorado

    Education: Undergraduate – currently enrolled at University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Accounting


    • Serves as the Finance Coordinator for both the Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership (SAIL) office and the Office of New Student and Transition Services (NeST)
    • Oversight of Finances for the Clubs and Organizations Community
    • Supervises the SAIL Front Desk Staff and the SAIL Student Finance Lead
    • Serves as one of the Advisors to the Board of Student Organizations (BSO)

    Personal Points of Interest: Although I have never skied, I am proud to say I am from Colorado! I love country music, sports, cooking and most importantly spending time with my loved ones.