Published on April 13, 2020
We’re excited to announce that the newly-appointed Secretaries-General of JHUMUNC XXIV are Howard Senior (Class of 2021, Economics and Political... Read More
Published on April 13, 2020
We’re excited to announce that the newly-appointed Secretaries-General of JHUMUNC XXIV are Howard Senior (Class of 2021, Economics and Political... Read More
Howard S. Senior is one of the Secretaries-General of JHUMUNC XXIV, and he is thrilled to welcome everyone to Baltimore in February! Hailing from the tropical paradise of Coral Gables, a borough of Miami, FL, Howard trekked a thousand miles north to pursue a B.A. in Economics and Political Science with a minor in Mathematics in JHU’s Krieger School. A professed cartophile and lover of history, his fascination with the world first attracted him to the realm of Model United Nations in 2015. As a member of JHUMUNC’s Secretariat, Howard has previously served as the USG of Operations and, most recently, the Director-General, opportunities as indelible as they were splendid. Armed with these wonderful experiences, Howard intends, chiefly, to ensure that JHUMUNC XXIV is a resounding success from the inside out. Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, do not hesitate to contact him and Helen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Song is excited to welcome everyone to Baltimore for the 24th JHU Model United Nations Conference! A senior from Monterey Park, CA, Helen is majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She developed her interest in international relations during high school and has since competed in and staffed MUN conferences for seven years. She served as Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States at JHUMUNC 2019 and the Director of Economic and Social Councils at JHUMUNC 2020. Outside of Model United Nations, Helen mentors middle school Science Olympiad participants, dances with The Eclectics, and works at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine researching familial ALS. She is working with to ensure a wonderful experience for attendees and looks forward to meeting everyone in February. Feel free to contact her or Howard with any questions at email@example.com.
Shanice Guthrie is the Director-General of JHUMUNC XXIV and would like to welcome you to the conference! Shanice is a rising senior pursuing a B.A/M.A. in Philosophy and Medicine, Science & the Humanities with a minor in Bioethics. She is currently on the pre-law track. Shanice is from West Palm Beach, Florida where she first began her endeavors in Model UN and actively volunteering in numerous global humanitarian efforts. Outside of JHUMUNC she is a board member for the JHU Police Accountability Board, treasurer for the FLI Student Network, and the outreach chair for the Women’s Leadership Symposium. She also does research on Disability Accessibility and Inclusivity in Baltimore City. She has previously served as the Director of Operations for JHUMUNC XXIII. She looks forward to working alongside the dedicated Secretariat and Directorate to ensure a fantastic conferencing experience for all delegates. Please do not hesitate to contact Shanice with any questions, comments, or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindy Cho is a rising senior from Seattle who is double majoring in International Studies and Economics. She is very excited to be serving as the Chief of Staff for JHUMUNC 2021, and will be responsible for supervising all Committee divisions and ensuring all JHUMUNC staff have an enjoyable experience. She has previously served as the USG of Programming and the Director of Marketing and Media, and this will now be her fourth year with JHUMUNC. On campus, Cindy is also co-chair of the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium and co-president of the Mock Trial team. Please do not hesitate to contact Cindy at email@example.com with any questions!
Nicole Kiker is a senior majoring in Political Science and International Studies, the latter with a concentration in Global Climate Governance. Nicole grew up in Westport, Connecticut. This is her fourth year involved in JHUMUNC, having previously served as a dais member, a chair, and most recently and importantly a Director of School Relations. Nicole has been involved in the Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi and her sorority Phi Mu, as well as working as a tutor at Johns Hopkins’s Writing Center. She is thrilled to return for a second year in School Relations and is excited to get to know all of this year's advisors. For any information regarding registration or other questions about the conference, please email the Department of School Relations and Registration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin LaMonica is a sophomore pursuing a double major in Sociology and International Studies. He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and has participated in Model UN since the seventh grade. This is Kevin’s second year in JHUMUNC, having served as the Director of Technology for JHUMUNC 2020. He is excited to be on the team again and looks forward to getting to know all of this year’s advisors! Outside of JHUMUNC, Kevin is involved in TEDxJHU, JHU Students Educating and Empowering Diversity, the Foreign Affairs Symposium, and he is a research assistant at the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab. For any questions regarding the conference or registration and payment, you can reach out to JHUMUNC School Relations at email@example.com .
Serena Goldberg is excited to welcome you to JHUMUNC 2021 as your Sergeant-at-Arms! Originally from Chicago, Illinois, she is now a senior studying Economics, Mathematics, and Applied Math & Statistics at Hopkins. After participating in Model United Nations for four years as a delegate and chair, she served as the Chair of the 2018 United Nations Security Council, as one of our 2019 Under-Secretaries-General of Specialized Committees, and most recently as one of our 2020 Secretaries-General. Outside of JHUMUNC, she conducts economics research as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and organizes undergraduate seminars for the Economic Policy Issues Colloquium. As this year's Sergeant-at-Arms, she is doing her best to ensure the safety of all participants of JHUMUNC XXIV and is looking forward to meeting you all in February. Feel free to ask her any questions you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Jenny Jiang will be serving as your Comptroller General, working with JHUMUNC’s budget and fundraisers. Jenny is a rising senior, double majoring in Molecular/Cellular Biology and Philosophy. This will be her fourth year with JHUMUNC. Outside of JHUMUNC, she is heavily involved in epigenetic research at the JHSOM with a pedatric disorder, Kabuki Syndrome. She is a chemistry tutor with the PILOT program and a undergraduate advisor with the Office of Academic Support. Jenny looks forward to another memorable conference and meeting everyone in February! Please feel free to contact her at email@example.com
Elizabeth Boroda is a rising sophomore originally from New York City, studying Environmental Engineering and Applied Mathematics. In her first year at JHUMUNC, she served as an operations staffer, and she is thrilled to take on a greater role for this year’s conference to ensure that it runs as smoothly as possible. Outside of JHUMUNC, Elizabeth is involved on campus as a tour guide for Blue Key, treasurer for IDEAL, and does research in the environmental engineering department. Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Siena DeMatteo is a rising senior pursuing a double major in International Studies and Italian. She was born and raised in New York City, but is now proud to call Baltimore home. Siena has been involved with Model UN for eight years now, having attended JHUMUNC as a delegate, chaired two standing committees, and served as both Director and USG of General Assemblies. Outside of JHUMUNC, she is involved with the Italian Club, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Reunion and Homecoming Ambassadors. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new coffee shops and exploring Baltimore’s many neighborhoods. Siena looks forward to elevating the delegate experience outside of committee during JHUMUNC 2021. Please do not hesitate to contact her with any questions, comments, or concerns at email@example.com .
Cindy SeYeon Choi is a rising senior double majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience. She was born in Seoul, South Korea but has lived in China for the past 16 years and is proud to call Shanghai home. Cindy has been involved in Model United Nations for 10 years, and this will be her fourth and final year in JHUMUNC after previously serving as a dais, chair, and the Director of Programming. Outside of JHUMUNC, she volunteers with the Moveable Feast, works as a member of JHU Alumni Student Ambassadors, is a brother of the professional engineering fraternity Theta Tau, and serves as the Finance Assistant for her sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Cindy looks forward to making JHUMUNC XXIV a phenomenal experience for all staff and delegates of the Standing division. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mario Aguirre is a rising junior originally from Weslaco, Texas, double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. Mario did Model United National and Model OAS in high school and this will be his third JHUMUNC conference. He previously served as a dais for the Organization of American States and as the chair for the Pan-African Parliament, both in the ECOSOC division. Outside of JHUMUNC, he is the Vice President of Finance for the Political Science Steering Committee, the Deputy Vice President of Finance for the Debate Council, as well as being a member of TEDxJHU. Mario is excited to work with his fellow staff members to ensure that JHUMUNC XXIV is the best conference yet. If you need to reach out for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact him at email@example.com
Amy Guo is one of the Under-Secretaries-General of Specialized for this year’s JHUMUNC 2021. Amy is a senior double majoring in Public Health Studies and Applied Math & Statistics. She is from Ellicott City, Maryland, where she was first introduced to Model UN in high school. Having attended JHUMUNC as a delegate, she is very excited to be involved in the conference once again for her eighth and final time. Amy previously served as Crisis Staff for Quad: Pacific Theater of Cold War – Russia (2018), Chair for Quad: Anatolian Wars – RSFSR (2019), and Director of Joint Crisis Committees (2020). This year for JHUMUNC, she looks forward to coordinating specialized committee interactions to ensure engaging and lively debate for all delegates. Outside of JHUMUNC, Amy is a Bystander Intervention Trainer, a brother of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, and a research assistant at the Bloomberg Department of Health Policy and Management. Amy looks forward to working with JHUMUNC staff and delegates in yet another exciting conference. Please do not hesitate to contact her with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Scinta is a sophomore from Brewster, NY studying Economics and Political Science at JHU. Outside of JHUMUNC, she is also part of the traveling Model UN team, HopMUN, as well as the club swim and club lacrosse teams. Last year, Jane served as chair of the Executive Directorate of Boeing. She is excited to return as USG of Specialized Committees to ensure that all delegates have the best possible committee experience! You can reach her at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
Jacob LaRochelle is the second SAIS Envoy of JHUMUNC, and he is excited to help develop the crisis program at JHUMUNC! Jacob is a second-year pursing an M.A. in Strategic Studies and International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Jacob spent his formative years in Southwest Florida. He has served as the Director of Operations at JHUMUNC 2018, the Director-General at JHUMUNC 2019, and most recently, served as one of the Secretaries-General at JHUMUNC 2020. Jacob is thrilled to continue supporting integration between JHU campuses and JHUMUNC. Please do not hesitate to contact Jacob at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Sabrina Rodriguez is a senior from Tampa, Florida, majoring in International Studies and History. This will be her third year with JHUMUNC, as she previously served as a crisis staffer two years in a row, in Quad Russia in 2019 and JCC Spain in 2020. Outside of JHUMUNC, Sabrina is involved with Her Campus, the SGA Judiciary, and the Johns Hopkins Law Review. Please feel free to contact her with any questions or concerns at email@example.com
Kate Braddom is a senior pursuing a double major in Political Science and Sociology. She has been involved in Model UN since her junior year of high school, and this is her fourth year working with JHUMUNC, previously serving three years as a dais for both standing and specialized committees. Outside of JHUMUNC, she dedicates most of her time to her job at Thread. She is so excited to be a part of JHUMUNC again this year and is thrilled to be taking on a new role as part of the School Relations team. She looks forward to helping host a spectacular conference! Please feel free to reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns or questions.
Gillian Thieroff is a sophomore from New Jersey pursuing a double major in International Studies and Spanish. This is her second year working with JHUMUNC, having served as the dais of the Ad-Hoc Committee at JHUMUNC 2020. Outside of JHUMUNC, Gillian is a member of Smart Woman Securities and her sorority, Phi Mu, in addition to giving tours with the admissions office. She is excited to continue working with JHUMUNC in her new role this year. Please feel free to reach out to her at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
Amouki Kaayou is excited to welcome you to JHUMUNC 2021 as the Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms! Originally from Roubaix, France but now living in Germantown, MD. Amouki is a senior double majoring in French and International Studies at Hopkins. This is only his second year being involved in Model UN as a member of the Security Committee. Outside of JHUMUNC, he is the Premier Ministre (vice-president) for the French Club, an ISAH International Ambassador and a member of HopHaven, a Hopkins organization working to provide free naturalization services to immigrants in Baltimore. In his spare time, Amouki enjoys making crepes and practicing his Calligraphy. As this year's Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms, he will be doing his best to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all delegates and advisors present at JHUMUNC XXIV. He is looking forward to meeting all of you in February. Feel free to ask him, or the Sergeant-at-Arms, any questions you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gil Berreby is a rising senior from the town of Brookline, Massachussetts who is a Premed majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. This is Gil’s second year at JHUMUNC, where he originally served on the ops and tech staff. Outside of JHUMUNC, he is involved in research on the role of mitochondria in parkinson’s disease. He is also involved in Agara Bio, the first Hopkins community lab, as well as Habitat for Humanity. He looks forward to this upcoming conference. If you need to contact him, he can be reached at email@example.com
Isabella Rocco will be serving as the Director of Programming for JHUMUNC this year. She is a rising junior from Parsippany, New Jersey double majoring in Political Science and International Studies with a minor in economics on a pre-law track. She is involved with debate, competitive Model UN, and tutoring Spanish in Baltimore at Hopkins. Bella is hoping to make this JHUMUNC as inclusive and exciting as possible for all delegates and staff members. Please do not hesitate to contact her with any questions, comments, or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Susie Li is a junior majoring in International Studies and Economics. She is originally from Beijing, China. She had joined JHUMUNC in her freshman year of college and served as a dais member. Before joining the Directorate, she worked as a Business and Finance Committee member during JHUMUNC XXIII. Outside of JHUMUNC, she does research, serves as an Account Executive in NEST Strategies and is involved with the undergraduate consulting club. Susie is looking forward to work with her peers to creating a fun and meaningful conferencing experience for everyone. Please feel free to contact her at email@example.com.
Varun Naga is a senior from Orlando, Florida, majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Varun has been involved in Model UN since freshman year of high school and has been involved in JHUMUNC for the past three years. Outside of JHUMUNC, he works on brain tumor research, volunteers in the community with APO, and competes with Blue Jay Bhangra. Varun is very excited to serve as your Director of General Assemblies and looks forward to hearing everyone’s unique perspectives on the topics discussed this year. Please do not hesitate to contact him with anyquestions, comments, or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kylie Ning is a sophomore who is currently majoring in Medicine, Science, and the Humanities. Kylie is from Little Rock, Arkansas where she fell in love with Model United Nations, especially ECOSOC committees, in high school. She has continued her love for Model United Nations by previously serving as a dais at JHUMUNC’s Asia Communication Dialogue committee. Outside of JHUMUNC, she is part of HopMUN, Hopkins’ traveling MUN team, and she enjoys volunteering in healthcare systems and shadowing doctors. As director of ECOSOC, Kylie is excited to see another year of passionate students collaborate and engage in meaningful discussions about global issues. Please do not hesitate to contact her at email@example.com .
Noor Al-Saloum is thrilled to be serving as your Director of Councils and Summits this year. Noor is a rising sophomore at Johns Hopkins University majoring in Public Health. While she is proud to call Baltimore her new home, however, she is originally from McLean, VA. Outside of JHUMUNC, she is involved in the Blue Key Society, debate, and Epidemic Proportions, a global health publication journal and playing volleyball with friends. She welcomes new and returning delegates to the conference and if you have any questions or concerns regarding position papers, committee topics, or just a general introduction, feel free to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lyle Carrera is a rising senior from Las Vegas, Nevada, majoring in Public Health Studies and Political Science. This is his fourth year in JHUMUNC and his first year serving in Sec-Dir. Outside of JHUMUNC, he competes on the American Parliamentary Debate Association for Hopkins and writes for the JHU Law Review. His main academic interest is health policy with a specific interest in the built environment. He can be reached at email@example.com should you have any questions regarding the conference or Hopkins.
Loaah Eltemsah is a sophomore majoring in Public Health Studies. She is originally from Paramus, New Jersey and has been participating in MUN since the fifth grade, later co-founding her high school’s own invitational conference. With this year’s JHUMUNC marking her tenth year of involvement in MUN, she is excited to bring all she has to offer to this year’s specialized committees. Loaah previously served as a crisis staffer for Quad: Egypt in the Yom Kippur War. As the Director of Joint Crisis Committees, she coordinates committee interaction to facilitate interesting debate and engaging crisis updates. Outside of JHUMUNC, Loaah is involved in the Public Health Student Forum and Muslim Student Association. Loaah looks forward to working with JHUMUNC staff and delegates to make this year’s conference even more exciting than the last. Please do not hesitate to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Varahunan Mathiyalakan is a rising junior majoring in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and minoring in Entrepreneurship. Born in New York but raised just outside of Boston, Vara was first exposed to Model UN in high school and continued that passion in college. Previously, he has been on staff for WinMUN, NHSMUN, and JHUMUNC, serving as Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Secretaries-General last year! Outside of JHUMUNC, Vara is a member of HopMUN (Hopkins’ competitive Model UN team), JHUDC (Hopkins’ Parliamentary Debate Society), the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. He also does research in the biomedical engineering department. Vara is excited to work with the JHUMUNC staff to create an outstanding conference for the delegates, one filled with many intricate and exciting crisis arcs! Please do not hesitate to contact him at email@example.com
Caitlin Betz is a rising sophomore double majoring in International Studies and East Asian Studies originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She will be serving as Director of the Press Corps for JHUMUNC 2021. Caitlin has been involved with journaling work since high school, where she served as an officer and senior editor for her school’s law review and literary magazine. Last year, she was involved in JHUMUNC as a dais staffer for the Press Corps, and is very excited to be returning this year as part of the Secretariat-Directorate to ensure an exciting and fulfilling conference for all delegates. At Hopkins, she is involved in the Events Committee within Blue Key Society, and also plays clarinet in mutliple bands on campus. Feel free to contact her with any questions you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official portrait shots of the twenty-fourth Secretariat-Directorate will be available starting in the fall.