University of Virginia

Chapter Officers

Georgette Akpakli - President
Paige Ngo - Vice President
Alice Quach - Treasurer
Stephaine Montoya-Redlich - VP Community Service

The University of Virginia Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.

Leadership Opportunities

The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.

Graduation Items

Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.

Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter

Georgette Akpakli - Chapter Leadership Award, 2017
Christina Martinez De Antonio - National Academic Achievement Award, 2009
Cristina Martinez de Andino - Path to Excellence Award, 2008
Daniel Eliot Reinish - Emerging Leaders Post-Graduate Scholarship, 2007




Chapter Highlights
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore

SAL Members at the University of Virginia Chapter helped make their local Habitat for Humanity ReStore a prettier place to visit. (more…)

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Kickoff Meeting & Service Project

Most SAL chapters get the school year started by holding a kickoff meeting for their members. Our University of Virginia Chapter combined their first meeting with a service project! (more…)

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Habitat for Humanity Service Project

The University of Virginia Chapter recently volunteered at their local Habitat for Humanity Re-Store by helping with a variety of projects! (more…)


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Challah for Hunger

Members of the University of Virginia chapter recently spent a wintery Tuesday afternoon helping the university’s Challah for Hunger (CfH) chapter mix and knead delicious challah bread as part of a community service activity. (more…)

SAL @ UVA February Event Group Photo (2) (Small)

NETwork Against Malaria

The University of Virginia Chapter decided to partner with another organization, NETwork Against Malaria, to help those in need.  NETwork Against Malaria makes beaded bracelets which are then sold.  The funds are used to help purchase malaria netting and medicine in areas that are at high risk of contracting the disease.  (more…)

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Animal Blanket Making

University of Virginia’s Sigma Alpha Lambda Chapter chose to use their kickoff meeting to do some good in their community.  In addition to eating pizza and viewing a PowerPoint about our organization, they made blankets for the animals at Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA. (more…)