Welcome our Chapter's Fall 2018 Executives

The Executive Board runs the day-to-day affairs of the Epsilon Chi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at Cal State Northridge. The Board consists of a faculty advisor and eight officers, including President, VP of Activities, VP of Membership, VP of Operations,  Treasurer,  Controller,  Technology Administrator, and Secretary.


Shervin Sorooshiani

The President is responsible for overseeing all of the Executives. He enforces the chapter bylaws and maintains an ethical standard for all Beta Alpha Psi members. As a leader, the President plays multiple roles such as:

  • An advisor for executives and members regarding BAP policies and procedures
  • A mentor for the recruiting and academic process
  • A coach for new and nervous executives and directors who need extra guidance

Shervin’s goal for this semester is to assist our chapter in receiving Gold Status recognition. He has previously served as Vice President of Membership. Shervin will be graduating Fall 2018 and start full-time at Ernst & Young.

Email address: president@csunbap.org

Vice President of Activities

The Vice President of Activities is responsible for external programs and events hosted by Beta Alpha Psi. For Fall 2018, the VP of Activities is in charge of organizing and hosting Meet the Firms and serve as head of the MTF committee. She is responsible for the following directors:

  • Meet the Firms
  • Technical Meetings
  • Community Service

Vania has served two directorships for Beta Alpha Psi, Firm Tours and Awards Banquet. She continues to help all accounting students by providing recruiting guidance and feedback on students’ resumes/CV. Her commitment and dedication to the club inspire and will continue to inspire all members.

Email address: vicepresident.activities@csunbap.org

Vania Walangare

Vice President of Operations

Jahn King

The Vice President of Operations is responsible for internal programs and events hosted by Beta Alpha Psi for its members. Similar to the VP of Activities, the VP of Operations ensures all members have the opportunity to network as a member, forge strong friendships and a well-connected network.  He is responsible for the following directors:

  • Social Events
  • Firm Tours
  • Weekend Seminars

Jahn has served at least one directorship for Beta Alpha Psi as Awards Banquet. He consistently encourages Beta Alpha Psi and other accounting clubs to compete in a friendly competition in sports such as ping pong, basketball, and volleyball. His calm demeanor and easygoing personality make him the perfect individual for the position.

Email address: vicepresident.operations@csunbap.org

Vice President of Membership

The Vice President of Membership is responsible for recruiting new candidates and reviewing everyone’s membership qualifications. The VP of Membership works with the faculty advisor to review all transcripts and DPR from new and returning members. She is responsible for the following directors:

  • Candidates
  • Alumni Relation
  • Tutoring
  • Professional Development
  • Mentor-Mentee

Bernadette previously served as the Candidates director, where she was responsible for hosting Candidate Integration Day. She is currently a senior and will complete her second internship with KPMG as part of their Embark diversity program.

Email address: vicepresident.membership@csunbap.org

Bernadette Venzon


Alesia Labyntsava

The Treasurer oversees the club’s financial services and is responsible for covering the financial affairs of the organization. She must consistently communicate with executives and directors throughout the semester in order to prepare accurate cash flows and financial records. Her daily procedures include overseeing the present budget accounts, financials, and managing the financial status. In addition, she updates and ensures that record keeping and accounts are in line with the conditions of statutory bodies of BAP.

Email address: treasurer@csunbap.org


The Controller is in charge of updating and maintaining Beta Alpha Psi’s QuickBooks. She makes sure that the organization stays within the designated budget and records all of the expenses. She is also responsible for collecting outstanding receivables.

Riya served as the Financial director last semester. She is currently a senior graduating next semester and will start full-time with Deloitte.

Email address: controller@csunbap.org

Riya Manandhar


Ekaterina Popenko

The Secretary is responsible for promoting and marketing all chapter events. For all events, the Secretary will photograph and document for social media, website, and archives. Additional duties include record the minutes of the meetings and topics discussed, and upload member points to the BAP intranet continuously throughout the semester.

Ekaterina is currently a senior who will work with Moss Adams full-time after graduating.

Email address: secretary@csunbap.org

Technology Administrator

The Technology Administrator is primarily responsible for tracking all member points, maintaining the club website, and overseeing the Multimedia & Technology Director. In addition to this, he also creates necessary club documents as needed and is responsible for drafting any changes to the constitution for voting as deemed necessary by the Executive Board.

Argin previously served two directorships with the club as Candidates and Professional Development. He will graduate next semester and work full-time with Ernst and Young.

Email address: tech.admin@csunbap.org

Argin Yadegarian

Faculty Advisor

Anne Wu