Brittany Lemke is a native from the Northwest Chicago suburbs, and a graduate from Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in sociology in May 2014. While attending SIU Carbondale, Brittany held different leadership positions such as Student Life Advisor for one year and a Resident Assistant for two and a half years. She was also an active member of Sigma Kappa Sorority.
Brittany's involvement in various leadership roles at SIU led to the discovery of her passion for student development, and in turn, to pursue a degree in College Student Personnel Services and Administration. Brittany currently serves as the Residence Coordinator for Carmichael hall, where she hopes to guide students to reach their full potential.