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Types of Membership

To join Tribeta Phi Omicron, please contact the Phi Omicron faculty advisor: gregory.dekrey@unco.edu

Regular Membership

  • Membership requirements. To be a Regular member of Tribeta Phi Omicron you must (a) be an undergraduate major in biological science at UNC, (b) have completed at least one term of the second year of the four year curriculum or its equivalent, (c) have completed at least three semester courses in biological science, of which at least one is not an introductory course, with an average grade of B or its equivalent in those courses, (d) have a B average in all courses, and (e) be in good academic standing.
  • Benefits of membership.  As a Regular member, you will have the right to (a) apply for Tribeta Research Grants, (b) hold the constitutionally specified chapter offices, if elected, (c) vote on chapter membership nominations and national questions, and (d) represent the chapter or vote at national conventions.  In addition, you will also be eligible to compete for a presentation award should you present your research findings at the annual district research conference.  Regular members will receive a certificate of membership, a collection of Tribeta stickers, a flash-drive embossed with the Tribeta logo, and cords to wear at graduation demonstrating your membership in the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society.
  • Membership fee.  A one-time fee of $65 gives life-time membership.  This fee should be given to the Phi Omicron Faculty Advisor (gregory.dekrey@unco.edu) who will verify your membership eligibility and register your membership with the national Tribeta office. 

Associate Membership

  • Membership requirements.  To be an Associate member of Tribeta Phi Omicron you must (a) be an undergraduate at UNC whose interests include the life sciences in some significant way but who are ineligible for regular membership.
  • Benefits of membership.  As an Associate member you will be eligible to participate in all local, district, and national activities except those specifically reserved to regular members.
  • Membership fee.  A one-time fee of $55 gives you membership until graduation.  Associate members may upgrade to Regular membership for an additional fee of $10 should they become eligible at some point prior to graduation.

Graduate Membership

Graduate members shall be: (a) either a graduate student currently enrolled in a life science degree program at UNC or a faculty member of the UNC Biological Sciences program.  Graduate members may participate in Phi Omicron local activities except that they may not (a) hold a constitutionally specified Phi Omicron office or (b) vote on Phi Omicron membership and national matters.  Graduate members may attend district or national conventions, and, upon special designation, represent Phi Omicron at a national convention.  Graduate members shall not be eligible for undergraduate awards.  The fee for Graduate membership is $65.

Chapter Honorary Membership

Honorary members may be elected by Phi Omicron in recognition of significant accomplishment as biologists or of outstanding service to the chapter.  The fee for Honorary membership is $65. 

Phi Omiron Members

Name, Membership level

  • 2024

  • 2023

    Kiana Wright, Regular
    Fiona Ferry, Regular
    Delilah Boland, Regular
    Cheyenne Smith, Regular
    Breanna Panek, Associate
    Reagan Nolan, Regular
    Bethany Buller, Regular
    Brecken Lusk, Regular

  • 2022

    Jessica Kramer, Regular
    Francis To, Regular
    Leah Werblun, Regular
    Hannah Wilson, Regular
    Riley Mendonca, Regular

  • 2021

    Ashleigh Hardman, Regular
    Bridger Menlove, Regular
    Mackenzie Smith, Regular
    Natalie Crouch, Regular
    Ailaina Suppes, Regular
    Riley Mendonca, Associate
    Kiana Wright, Associate
    Alex Charles, Associate
    Natalie Horn, Associate

  • 2020

    Hunter Noel, Regular
    Claire Rozada, Associate

  • 2019

    Shannon Baughman, Regular
    Parker Gottsch, Regular
    Fred Jones, Regular
    Shukuru Rushanika, Regular
    Michael Viereckl, Regular
    Branden Lawson, Regular
    Yessica Rodriguez, Regular
    Keira Lopez, Associate

  • 2018

    Adam Abdallah, Regular
    Mohamoud Ahmed, Regular
    Isabella Aspromonte, Associate
    Jackson Hobbs, Regular
    Brandon Selz, Regular
    Kelsey Zumbo, Regular

  • 2017

    Joaquin Herrera, Regular
    Donovan Barratt, Associate
    Jordan Davenport, Associate
    Tara Hobbs, Associate
    Cassandra Horgen, Regular
    Carly Browning, Regular
    Alyssa Shepherd, Regular
    Max Avrukin, Regular
    Alex Hunter, Regular
    Donovan Barratt, Regular
    Jordan Davenport, Regular
    Joaquin Herrera, Regular
    Tara Hobbs, Regular

  • 2016

    Michelle Busick, Regular
    Ramos Sebastian  , Regular

  • 2015

    Zacharias Ashenafi, Regular

  • 2014

    Desiree Arreola, Regular
    Emily Benson, Regular
    Tabitha Benton, Regular
    Hannah Best, Regular
    Nhi Bui, Regular
    Hope Cavazos, Regular
    Stacey Evans, Regular
    Rachel Lenh, Regular
    Nicole Roberts, Regular

  • 2013

    Kelsey Gonzales, Regular
    Amy Dunn, Regular
    Rana Kennedy, Regular
    Erin Mcgee, Regular
    Riana Teagarden, Regular
    Anna Caudillo, Regular

  • 2012

    Chellsie Lawrence, Regular
    Ian Roberts, Regular

  • 2011

    Brittney Hartman, Regular
    Anne Rose, Regular
    Adrian Schenk, Regular
    Jonna Leyrer, Regular

  • 2010

    Mikal Achtner, Regular
    Martha Arnold, Regular
    Tamara Arnold, Regular
    Stephanie Balderston, Regular
    Sandra Benitez, Regular
    Amber Brandt, Regular
    Mark Eulenstein, Regular
    Peter Graham, Regular
    Ashley Gross, Regular
    Christine Gylling, Regular
    Rachelle Hanson, Regular
    Courtney Kidd, Regular
    Benjamin Lee, Regular
    Sarah Mack, Regular
    Elizabeth Maxey, Regular
    Amanda Mckay, Regular
    Sara Morfitt, Regular
    Benjamin Packard, Regular
    Shalacia Palmer, Regular
    Alexander Terry, Regular
    Crystal Weigum, Regular
    Danielle Flynn, Regular
    Michelle Nesiba, Regular
    Lindsey Passantino, Regular

  • 2009

    Megan Finnie, Regular
    Mindie Gray, Regular
    Lindsey Mast, Regular
    Lauren Mieszala, Regular
    Staci Peters, Regular
    Carrie Williams, Regular
    Jacqueline Johnson, Regular
    Kenneth Strine, Regular

  • 2008

    Mike Bradshaw, Regular
    Shira Kedmi, Regular

  • 2007

    Haley Anderson, Regular
    Laura Artz, Regular
    Taira Enewold, Regular

  • 2006

    David Bruce, Regular
    Michelle Frank, Regular
    Crystal Hesebeck, Regular
    Linda Langum, Regular
    Audrey Rich, Regular
    Abby Roukema, Regular
    Samantha Schoeberl, Regular

  • 2005

    Audrey Bennet, Regular
    Robynmarie Hamor, Regular
    Susan Kabat, Regular
    Kira Kojima, Regular
    Ariana Malone, Regular
    Catherine Stitt, Regular
    Jenniferlyne White, Regular
    Rachelmarie Winters, Regular

  • 2004

    Rick A Adams, Regular
    Jay Broda, Regular
    Scott Brungardt, Regular
    John M Gallagher, Regular
    Justin Green, Regular
    Jessica Honea, Regular
    Kelly Martin, Regular
    M Travis Ohair, Regular
    Lauren Oko, Regular
    Matt Roehrs, Regular
    Jashua P Sasine, Regular
    Nikki Smith, Regular
    Amanda J Sullivan, Regular
    Jennifer E Thuener, Regular
    Karl Wyant, Regular