Alternative Breaks

Profile Photo Olivia Biddle Undergraduate Officer
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Isaac Blaney Undergraduate Officer
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Carly Whitmore Undergraduate Officer
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Jenna Messner Undergraduate Campus and Local Engagement Chair
Campus and Local Engagement chair

Jenna is a senior Business Management major with a minor in Spanish from Mansfield, Ohio. Outside of AB Jenna is a Peer Mentor, a member of Delta Sigma Pi and the Program Coordinator Assistant at Xavier University’s Alumni Relations. During her time at Xavier Jenna has participated in three AB experiences: Food insecurity From Seed to Table, Simple Living in Appalachia and Conservation of our Native Ecosystems. Her favorite part about AB is the life long connections she’s made and the opportunities for continuous growth in solidarity and leadership. If you can’t find her in Gallagher, you can find her at the nearest coffee shop, ice cream parlor or Olive Garden. Feel free to contact her at with any campus or local community questions or information!
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Molly Parker Undergraduate Officer
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Kelly Delano Undergraduate Chair
Chair Kelly is a Senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a Math major and has minors in Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, and Peace and Justice Studies. XUAB has been one of Kelly's favorite organizations during her time at Xavier. In her time at Xavier she has been on the "Immigration: A Look into a Difficult Journey," the "An Inside Look at Prison Injustice," and the "Conservation of our Native Ecosystems" experiences. These experiences have been absolutely transforming and have shaped the way that she views the world. In her free time she enjoys hiking, driving with the music turned up and the windows down, or going to Norwood Delite Creamy Whip. Feel free to contact her at -- she is always happy to chat!
Profile Photo Kennedy Springfield Undergraduate Membership Chair
Membership chair Kennedy is a sophomore Health Services Administration major with a business minor from Chicago, Illinois. Although she has never been on an experience, Kennedy loves helping AB provide various service opportunities and is looking forward to going on one! During her time at Xavier, Kennedy has stood under the bright lights as a cheerleader for the men's basketball team and is a member of the Black Student Association. She spends her free time putting on singing concerts with her friends, biking, or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach (and can never say no to icecream). Do not hesitate to contact her at with any questions or comments!
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Charles Collins Undergraduate Financial Chair
Charlie Collins is a junior Finance major and Spanish minor from Buffalo NY. His experiences with Alternative Breaks started in freshman year where he went on Immigration Apopka and learned about the opportunities that AB holds. These opportunities led him to become the Financial Chair of AB and along with some of the coolest people on campus, he plays a role in the awesome and positive ways AB can shape one's college experience. Outside of AB, he is a Student Government Association Senator, Bird Watching Club member, a biker(the one with pedals), and both a fan of roller coasters and Britney. Email me anytime for anything!
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Shannon Hughes Staff Advisor