Vice Chair of Transportation

Laura Anne Bartusiak, Vice Chair of Transportation Laura Anne takes care of all CACTUS transportation needs. Contact if… You need help booking group/individual transportation or ordering buses for larger events To request transportation: complete form on OrgSync here Request must be entered at least 7 business days before necessary transportation E-mail: Advertisements

Vice Chairs of Events

Karissa Chao, Vice Chairs of Events Karissa helps to plan the large and small service days such as Outreach Tulane, MLK Day of Service and CACTUS Field Day! Contact if… You need help planning an event for your organization You need help contacting community partners and/or donors You want to host an awareness campaign You would like … Continue reading Vice Chairs of Events

Vice Chair of Marketing

Albert Howell and James Marsh, Co-Vice Chairs of Marketing Albert and James coordinate PR for CACTUS, maintains website, ListServ and social media! Contact if you have any questions about marketing your organization or want to get the word out about the great work your organization does through… CACTUS listserv CACTUS social media outlets CACTUS website Tulane … Continue reading Vice Chair of Marketing

Vice Chair of Finance

Laura Anne Bartusiak, Vice Chair of Finance Laura Anne prepares the CACTUS budget and keeps track of all expenses. Contact if… You have account questions (filling out budgetary forms, requesting new budgets, travel requests) You need help preparing your budget You need fundraising information You need help finding and applying for grants. You are looking … Continue reading Vice Chair of Finance


Karissa Chao, Chair Karissa is the liaison between CACTUS and USG and other university organizations/departments, contact if… •You want to discuss “big picture” issues concerning your organization/project, •You’re not sure who to get in touch with about a specific problem  


Transportation is available for CACTUS projects and organizations to travel to service sites. If you are a CACTUS organization seeking to make a transportation request, please fill out this form at least 7 business days before you require the transportation. Another option we recommend is to to use the Motor Pool. There are 13 vehicles … Continue reading Transportation

Outreach Tulane

Every fall, CACTUS hosts Tulane’s largest day of service, Outreach Tulane! Over 1,000 volunteers participate every year at over 20 sites around New Orleans. Click here for more information.

Have an Idea?

The first step in becoming an official Tulane recognized organization is to fill out this OrgSync form. You will fill the form out on behalf of yourself which will guide you through questions asking about the details of your proposed organization You will need at least 3 members to be a part of the exec … Continue reading Have an Idea?


What is CACTUS? CACTUS is the Community Action Council of Tulane University Students which is established in order to promote and provide accountable service and awareness of issues on a community, national, and global level.  Additionally, CACTUS works to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with the community and university.  CACTUS also is a resource … Continue reading FAQ


Welcome to CACTUS, the Community Action Council for Tulane University Students. As Tulane University’s oldest and largest community service organization, CACTUS facilitates all service projects and organizations on campus in addition to sponsoring campus-wide service events. Please check out the directory for a list of organizations and projects to get involved with on campus, and … Continue reading Welcome!