SAIL Staff

Kelsi Streich

Director of SAIL 

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO


BA, Public Relations & Advertising (2010)
MA, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Student Affairs emphasis (2011)


  • Oversight of SAIL Budgets
  • Oversee SAIL office staff 
  • Advises Mines Activities Council
  • Coordinates campus traditions including E-Days and Homecoming
  • Teaches the Leadership Class (CSM350)
  • Develop and Implement campus-wide leadership programs (leadership class, workshops, and Summit)
  • Organizes the campus tailgates and other large student events

Personal Points of Interest:

I love all things about being a Colorado. 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 follower and love to travel.  I am a die-hard Bronco fan and love going to Broncos games throughout the year!

Begona Ruiz

Associate Director for SAIL Finance & Operations 

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


  • SAIL budget and spending
  • Recommendations on budget changes and realignments 
  • Policy development, definition, implementation and training for student fee money
  • Implementation of financial and fiscal policies. Make recommendations and implement procedural changes and best practices
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Oversight of over 200 student organizations’ finances

Personal Points of Interest:

We love living in Golden, CO! I have a very smart and active girl, and a wonderful husband who is also a Mines graduate. We spend most of our time on sports fields somewhere or doing fun activities. I enjoy a lot of different things, especially traveling. We have a pet rabbit, Daisy. I am a bit of an organic food nut.

Alexis Lakers

Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator 

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.



Administrative Assistant – Temporary



Metropolitan State University – expected graduation 2019


  • Front desk backup
  • Engage 
  • Club, Vouchers and Petty cash
  • Student orgs index reconciliation
  • Office management

Personal Points of Interest: