Executive Committee

Secretary-General

MS. IZZY JORGENSEN

MS. IZZY JORGENSEN

Izzy Jorgensen is a Public Policy major in the Class of 2018. Prior to being elected as Secretary-General for MUNUC 30, Izzy served as the Chief Administrative Officer of MUNUC XXIX, as Deputy Director of Administration for MUNUC XXVIII, and as a member of the Administrative Staff for MUNUC XXVII. As Secretary-General, Izzy oversees all substantive and administrative aspects of the organization, including MUNUC’s auxiliary initiatives both locally and internationally. In addition to her role with MUNUC, Izzy is a committee executive for ChoMUN, UChicago’s collegiate Model UN conference. Outside of Model UN, Izzy enjoys teaching math to eighth graders on Chicago’s South Side with the Neighborhood Schools Program, exploring different areas of Chicago, and spending time with friends.

Chief Operating Officer

MR. PATRICK SU

MR. PATRICK SU

Patrick Su is an Economics and Statistics major in the Class of 2018 from sunny Orange County, California. Patrick began his MUNUC journey as an Information Primary at MUNUC XXVII, before becoming the Chair for the G20 at MUNUC XXVIII and the Under-Secretary-General for Regional Bodies at MUNUC XXIX. He has also participated in MUNUC’s overseas programs as a Chair at MUNUC Hong Kong. As Chief Operating Officer, Patrick oversees day-to-day organizational processes involving MUNUC’s delegates, advisors, members, and partners. Outside of MUNUC, Patrick is also involved in a student-run consulting group, the school’s Mystery Diners program, and was once a tour guide on campus. When he’s not in the MUNUC office, you can find Patrick daydreaming about owning a dog after college, embarrassing his girlfriend (whom he met through MUNUC!), and making travel plans that may or may not be feasible. Patrick is honored to have the chance to serve on ExCom again, and can’t wait to see everyone at MUNUC 30!

Member-at-Large

MS. RACHEL ZUCKER

MS. RACHEL ZUCKER

Rachel Zucker is an Economics and Fundamentals: Issues and Texts double major at the University of Chicago and is a part of the Class of 2018. Prior to serving as the Member-at-Lage, Rachel served as the Crisis Director of North Atlantic Treaty Organization at XXIX, of the Organization of the American States XXVIII, and as an Assistant Chair for the International Olympic Committee XXVII. Outside of MUNUC, Rachel enjoys her time with Moneythink, Women in Law, exploring Chicago, and engaging in philosophical debates with her friends.

Chief Administrative Officer

MS. KRISTEN LUBAWSKI

MS. KRISTEN LUBAWSKI

Kristen Lubawski is a Public Policy major and Environmental Studies minor in the Class of 2019. Prior to serving as the Chief Administrative Officer of MUNUC 30, Kristen served as the Deputy Director of Administration for MUNUC XXIX, and as a member of the Administrative Staff for MUNUC XXVIII. As Chief Administrative Officer, Kristen is responsible for corresponding with advisors leading up to conference, overseeing MUNUC’s Administrative team, and coordinating administrative tasks. Outside of MUNUC, Kristen enjoys spending time at Lake Michigan, playing music too loudly, and working at a psychology lab that studies neighborhood violence on Chicago’s South Side.

Chief Financial Officer

MR. HOB DU

MR. HOB DU

Hob Du, originally from Shanghai, China, is an Applied Mathematics and Economics major in the Class of 2019. Hob began his Model UN journey as a delegate at MUNUC XXVI. Since then, he has served as the Chair of the World Health Organization at MUNUC XXIX, and as Moderator for the Commission on the Status of Women at MUNUC XXVIII. As the Chief Financial Officer, Hob will oversee all financial transactions of the organization and assist with the financial aid process. Outside of Model UN, Hob enjoys exploring different neighborhoods of Chicago, going on midnight dim sum trips with his friends, and tutoring an introductory calculus class here at UChicago.

Chief Strategy Officer

MR. RILEY HEIMAN

MR. RILEY HEIMAN

Riley Heiman is a fourth year studying Mathematics, Economics, and Art History. Ever since his first exposure to the Model United Nations world seven years ago, Riley has been a delegate and staffer at many Model UN conferences. Riley has served as an Assistant Chair on Interpol of the Middle East and North Africa (IMNA) at MUNUC XXVII, a Chair on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at MUNUC XXVIII, the Director-General of Pegasus-MUNUC 2016, and most recently as the Under-Secretary-General for Specialized Agencies at MUNUC XXIX. As the Chief Strategy Officer for MUNUC 30, Riley leads a wide variety of strategic initiatives under the MUNUC umbrella. Apart from MUNUC, Riley is a Crisis Director for ChoMUN, UChicago’s collegiate Model UN conference, and served as the Principal of Business Development for Eckhart Consulting, a student pro bono consulting group. Apart from classes, Riley enjoys keeping up with the two Kings-in-the-North: Jon Snow of Game of Thrones and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots.

Chief Technology Officer

MS. STEPHANIE LIU

MS. STEPHANIE LIU

Stephanie Liu is an Economics student in the University of Chicago Class of 2018. Prior to serving as Chief Technology Officer of MUNUC 30, Stephanie served on the Administrative Staff for MUNUC XXVIII and on the Technology staff for MUNUC XXVII. As Chief Technology Officer, Stephanie is responsible for all technological components of MUNUC, such as server and website maintenance as well as technology used on-site at conference. Outside of MUNUC, she also serves as the Managing Editor of the student-run campus-wide student newspaper The Chicago Maroon. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys supporting her favorite West Coast NBA teams and spending time outdoors with friends. She is very excited to return back to the Technology team and help make MUNUC 30 the best there ever was.

Chief of Staff

MS. HELEN ZHANG

MS. HELEN ZHANG

Helen Zhang is a Public Policy major in the University of Chicago Class of 2018. Prior to serving as the Chief of Staff for MUNUC 30, she served as the Chair of the United Nations Security Council at XXIX, Chair of Interpol at XXVIII, and staffed UNICEF at XXVII. As Chief of Staff, Helen leads on various initiatives, events, and policies for the over 200 MUNUC members that help make the conference possible. Outside of MUNUC, Helen competes with the UChicago Model UN Team, serves as an executive for the college-level conference (ChoMUN), and works as a tour guide at the UChicago admissions office. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Chicago restaurants, painting and sketching, and just spending time with friends. Helen is very excited to work with all of the staff to make MUNUC’s 30th anniversary the best year yet.

Under-Secretary-General for the General Assembly

MS. MARLIESE DALTON

MS. MARLIESE DALTON

Marliese Dalton is a Political Science and History double major in the Class of 2019. In past years, she has served as the Chair for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization at MUNUC XXIX, as an Assistant Chair for the Congress of Vienna at MUNUC XVIII and is also involved with ChoMUN, UChicago’s collegiate Model UN conference. Marliese has been involved in Model UN since middle school and has been grateful for the opportunity to continue to be involved in college. As Under-Secretary-General for the General Assembly, Marliese will be overseeing the MUNUC members and delegates of the committees of MUNUC’s largest (and best!!) committees. Outside of MUNUC, Marliese enjoys working as a Student First Responder and exploring new coffee shops around Chicago.

Under-Secretary-General for the Economic and Social Council

MS. EMILY HARWELL

MS. EMILY HARWELL

Emily Harwell is a public policy major and human rights minor in the class of 2018. Emily was an Assistant Chair for the Special Political and Decolonization Committee at MUNUC XVIII and was the Chair of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees at MUNUC XXIX. Emily also participates in ChoMUN, UChicago’s collegiate conference. Outside of MUNUC, Emily is involved in Greek life and works for the UChicago Office of Civic Engagement. In her spare time, you can find her scoping out the best coffee shops in Chicago and perfecting her cooking skills.

Under-Secretary-General for Regional Bodies

MR. ISAAC WINK

MR. ISAAC WINK

Isaac Wink is a Public Policy and History major in the Class of 2019. Before becoming the Under-Secretary-General for Regional Bodies at MUNUC 30, Isaac served as the Moderator for the Congress of Vienna at MUNUC XXVIII and the Chair for the International Atomic Energy Agency at MUNUC XXIX. Model United Nations has been an integral part of Isaac’s personal and professional growth ever since he started in his freshman year of high school. As the Under-Secretary-General for Regional Bodies, Isaac has the privilege of working with some of the most focused and dynamic committees that MUNUC has to offer. Outside of MUNUC, Isaac enjoys traveling with the University of Chicago’s Model UN team, reading in coffee shops, and crafting high-quality Facebook posts.

Under-Secretary-General for Specialized Agencies

MR. DANIEL SCHWARTZ

MR. DANIEL SCHWARTZ

Daniel Schwartz is a fourth year student double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science and minoring in Creative Writing. In the past, he has served as an Assistant Chair on the African Union, the Information Primary for the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Association, and most recently as the Chair of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. In addition to MUNUC, Daniel captains the University of Chicago cheerleading team. He spends his free time playing music and working on his fashion blog.

Under-Secretary-General for Information Services

MR. PATRICK LOU

MR. PATRICK LOU

Patrick Lou is a Political Science major in the Class of 2019. He was an Assistant Chair on the UN Security Council at MUNUC XXVIII and Crisis Director for the African Union at MUNUC XXIX. He is also a committee executive for ChoMUN, the University of Chicago’s college Model UN conference. Outside of Model UN, he is a copy editor for The Chicago Maroon, the University’s independent student newspaper. As Under-Secretary-General for Information Services, he is responsible for supervising some of MUNUC’s most versatile members as they work to respond to home government messages, organize guest presentations for committees, and facilitate single-session crises. When he gets a chance to leave campus, he enjoys biking along the lakefront and going to concerts at venues across Chicago.

Under-Secretary-General for Continuous Crisis Committees

MS. JULIA KARON

MS. JULIA KARON

Julia Karon is currently pursuing an Economics major with a minor in Mathematics and plans to graduate with the class of 2019. This will be her seventh time at MUNUC; she was a delegate at MUNUC XXIV, XXV, XXVI, and XXVII, an Assistant Chair for the Cabinet of Argentina in 1941 at MUNUC XXVIII, and most recently served as the Chair of the Cabinet of Brazil in 2014 at MUNUC XXIX. As the Under-Secretary-General for Continuous Crisis Committees, Julia is responsible for overseeing arguably the most exciting committees at MUNUC 30. Outside of MUNUC Julia also participates in various political groups on campus, staffs UChicago’s college-level Model UN conference, and plays violin in the University Chamber Orchestra.