Conference Staff

Randle Steinbeck Senate At Large

Hi! My name is Randle and I’m a sophomore at Harvard University concentrating in mathematics and pursuing a citation in Russian. I live in Kirkland house and I’m a research assistant at the Kennedy School of Government.

    Jake Lazar SP Constitutional Convention

    Jake is a sophomore from Jupiter, Florida, concentrating in history. He has a passion for history, government, reading, and sports. He participated in HMC Boston as a high schooler and is excited to be on the conference staff for another great year!

      Franklin Civantos SP District Court

      Franklin Civantos is a sophomore from Miami residing in Pforzheimer House concentrating in Economics. Besides HMC, Franklin is a part of the Institute of Politics’ CIVICS teaching program, the Cuban Students Association, and gives tours of Harvard.

        Regina Fairfax SP District Court

        Regina is a junior from Chevy Chase, MD concentrating in Psychology with a secondary in English. She started HMC as a delegate and has participated in 8 conferences in Boston, Asia, and San Francisco. Outside of HMC, she is a member of the Small Clai

          Marty Berger SP District Court

          Marty Berger is a senior studying social anthropology. Originally from Portland, Oregon, he serves as the Interviews Editor for the Harvard Political Review and researches obstacles to reentry for people leaving the criminal justice system.

            Daniel Ragheb Executive Assistant

            Hello! My name is Danny Ragheb and I am a junior living in Currier at Harvard College. I study Neurobiology and Government, and I am an EMT on campus. I also perform improv and organize events for Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, and Behavior. My fav

              W. Tanner Gildea Executive Assistant

              Tanner is a senior from Cohasset, MA, and he studies American foreign policy and diplomacy. He is so excited to return to HMC Boston for his final year at the conference! Ask him about all things political.

                Taylor Whitsell Executive Assistant

                I’m Taylor and I’m a sophomore at Harvard from Danville, Kentucky. I study government and international relations and on campus I am involved in the Institute of Politics and do research. In my free time I love to read, run, and explore Boston!

                  Sahar Mohammadzadeh Senate Foreign Relations

                  Sahar is a freshman studying government from Kentucky. When she’s not watching Netflix or listening to The Daily, she enjoys traveling, eating new foods, and making awful puns. Outside of HMC, Sahar is involved in the IOP and writes for the Crimson.

                    Courtney SP Group of 20

                    Courtney is a sophomore studying Folklore and Mythology or History and Literature or both maybe. She is a staff member at Y2Y youth shelter, a Comp Director for WHRB News, and a HOC leader. Peanut Butter is the one true love of her life.

                      Abby Scholer SP Group of 20

                      Originally from Ohio, Abby is a student at Harvard University. She studies History and Literature with a secondary field in neurobiology. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, hiking, and going to art museums.

                        Joy Wang SP Historical Committee

                        I’m a freshman from the Chicago suburbs with an interest in Public Policy. Besides HMC, I’m involved in Harvard’s Chinese Student Association, the Institute of Politics, and other conferences.

                          Elizabeth Herington House Armed Services

                          Elizabeth is a junior studying Economics. She grew up in Dallas, TX. On campus, she is a midshipman in Naval ROTC and an economics tutor. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, reading, and hanging out with her friends.

                            Ryan Bayer House Armed Services

                            Ryan is a sophomore from San Deigo, CA studying Economics and Computer Science. Outside of HMC, he is a midshipman in Harvard’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps and writes for the Harvard College Law Review.

                              Jonathan Ragheb House Armed Services

                              Jonathan Ragheb, a first-year student at Harvard College from Los Angeles, California, is a pre-medicine student studying Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology. He loves Taylor Swift and food and can’t wait to meet you all at HMC Boston 2018!

                                Melody Wang House Armed Services Committee

                                Melody’s a first-year from the suburbs of Atlanta, GA who plans on concentrating in Government. Outside of HMC, she’s involved in student government, the Harvard Institute of Politics, and management consulting. She’s incredibly excited for HMC 2019!

                                  Niel Schrage House At Large

                                  From San Francisco, California. Attended Phillips Exeter Academy and San Francisco University High School. Lives in Holworthy Hall and is planning on concentrating in Government with a secondary in Computer Science.

                                    Peyton Elias House At Large

                                    Peyton Elias is a freshman at Harvard from Miami, Florida. She is considering a concentration in Government with a citation in Spanish. Outside of HMC, she enjoys participating in the Institute of Politics and Women in Business.

                                      Kaitlyn Rabinovitz House Homeland Security

                                      Katie is a Junior born and raised (just outside of) Boston. She is studying Social Studies and plans to get a secondary in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. Outside of HMC, Katie loves to travel, spend time with friends, and drink way too much coffee.

                                        Adonica McCray House Oversight and Government Reform

                                        Adonica, originally from the Bronx, is a junior in Dunster House studying Government and Classics. Outside of HMC, she is actively involved in the Harvard Caribbean Club and Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the IOP.

                                          Katelyn Turner House Science, Space, and Technology

                                          Katelyn is a freshman from Virginia who plans to concentrate in philosophy with a secondary in psychology. Outside of HMC, you’ll find her reading, making music, and having fun. She is looking forward to staffing this year and meeting you all!

                                            Alejandro Lampell House Judiciary

                                            Alejandro is a junior studying Economics and Statistics. He is from El Salvador, but grew up in 6 different countries. At Harvard, he is involved with the Latino community, an after-school mentorship program, and the Harvard International Review.

                                              Richard Sweeney House Education & Workforce

                                              Richard is a sophomore in Quincy House from Albany, New York studying Applied Math, Economics, and Government. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and playing tuba in the marching band.

                                                Micaela Rodriguez House Education and the Workforce

                                                Micaela is a junior from Brooklyn, New York studying Psychology and History of Art and Architecture. Outside of HMC, Micaela mentors elementary and middle school students at the Harvard Ed Portal and is helping to plan a new conference in Jordan.

                                                  Sophie Li House Education and the Workforce

                                                  Hailing from Houston, the land of space and great barbecue, Sophie is a sophomore at the college concentrating in Philosophy with a minor in Statistics. In her free time, she enjoys mountain biking and parachuting.

                                                    Alexandra Norris House Education and the Workforce

                                                    Alexandra is a sophomore studying government and economics. In her free time, Alexandra enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, and being with friends.

                                                      Charlie Michael House Energy & Commerce

                                                      Charlie is a Junior in Lowell House studying Social Studies with a focus field in Urban Development. Outside of class, he is an avid photographer and foodie.

                                                        John Schaefer House Energy and Commerce

                                                        John is a sophomore studying History of Science and Global Health/Health Policy, hailing from a small town in Michigan. On campus, he works with the Financial Aid Office and Widener Library. Outside of HMC, his interests include bioethics and film.

                                                          Felix Bulwa House Energy and Commerce

                                                          From Los Angeles, California, Felix is a First-Year at the College. He hopes to concentrate in Social Studies with a focus on Government and Psychology. You can catch him playing for the Harvard Quidditch team or teaching civics to local 5th-graders.

                                                            Camryn Jones House Ethics

                                                            Camryn is a freshman from Maryland who plans to concentrate in Applied Math. Along with being an HMC junior staff member, she is a member of the Undergraduate Council Executive Cabinet. She also enjoys dancing, shopping, and meeting new people.

                                                              Sophie Feldman House Ethics

                                                              Sophie is a current first-year interested in studying Scandinavian Studies or Linguistics. Born in raised in New Jersey, her hobbies include language learning, art (especially graphic novels), and spending time outside.

                                                                Avila Reynolds House Ethics

                                                                Avila is a Junior from Long Beach Island, NJ, studying Theatre, Dance, and Media, and Comparative Literature. In addition to HMC, she plays Ultimate Frisbee and is on the Climbing Team.

                                                                  Nirav Sookhai Executive Assistant

                                                                  Nirav is a sophomore from Miami living in Kirkland studying History with a secondary in Statistics. Outside HMC, he is Treasurer of the College Dems, a volunteer at the Homeless Shelter, Multivariable Calculus Course Assistant, and Statistics Tutor.

                                                                    Jack Swisher House Financial Services

                                                                    Jack Swisher is a Sophomore at Harvard University studying Computer Science and Statistics. When he is not studying, he enjoys playing soccer for the Harvard Club Soccer team and consulting for the Harvard University Political Consulting club.

                                                                      Ery Zhu House Financial Services

                                                                      Ery is a current junior in Kirkland House, studying Engineering, Economics, and Chinese. In her spare time, she enjoys running, keeping up with kiwi politics, and pottery.

                                                                        Ashhab Thakur House Financial Services

                                                                        Ashhab is a junior from Fort Myers, FL studying Chemistry & Physics and Economics. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys basketball, cooking, and civic engagement.

                                                                          Rachel Chiu House Foreign Affairs

                                                                          Rachel is a senior studying Gender Studies and Psychology. She is from the amazing city of Hong Kong and serves as the President of HMC Asia. She’s so excited for her last HMC Boston!

                                                                            Hope Kudo House Foreign Affairs

                                                                            A first-year from the Big Island of Hawaii, Hope is tentatively studying Government or Environmental Policy! She’s also involved with Harvard Science Olympiad, HNMUN, & the Asian American Dance Troupe. Hope is stoked for HMC Boston & can’t wait!

                                                                              Nyla Brewster House Foreign Affairs

                                                                              Nyla Brewster is from Stoughton, Massachusetts and is a freshman at Harvard College. In her free time she enjoys service work, reading, and running. In addition to Model Congress, she is involved in Women in Computer Science and Women in Business.

                                                                                Katie O'Meara House Homeland Security

                                                                                Hailing from Plano, TX, a suburb right outside of Dallas, Katie is a freshman, hopefully studying either Government or Economics. Outside of HMC, Katie can be found cheering on her beloved Dallas Cowboys and exploring restaurants in the Square.

                                                                                  William Delaney House Intelligence

                                                                                  William is a senior in Adams House studying Economics and Linguistics. He grew up in the town of Manhasset on Long Island, New York. This will be his fourth year staffing HMC Boston, and he is excited to make it the best one yet!

                                                                                    Nick Maxwell House Judiciary

                                                                                    Nick is a freshman from the small town of Granville, Ohio. He’s planning to study Government, and outside of HMC, he competes on the Mock Trial team, writes for the Harvard College Law Review, and is involved with the Institute of Politics.

                                                                                      Ben Harpe House Judiciary

                                                                                      Ben is a sophomore from New York concentrating in Applied Math and Computer Science. A former HMC delegate, he is excited to staff his first conference. Outside of HMC, Ben is a member of the Consulting Group and plays club futsal.

                                                                                        Jessie Rodriguez House Judiciary

                                                                                        Jessie Rodriguez is a junior at Harvard from Miami, FL concentrating in Government. On campus, Jessie is an advisor to first-year students, and on the boards of HMC Europe and the Cuban-American club, among other things.

                                                                                          Andrew Halperin House Oversight and Government Reform

                                                                                          Andrew Halperin is a sophomore in Eliot House studying Applied Math Economics with a potential secondary in Education. He is from Scarsdale, New York and has two older sisters. Andrew is passionate about international relations, politics, and sports!

                                                                                            Amy Danoff House Oversight and Government Reform

                                                                                            Amy is a Junior from Philadelphia, PA, concentrating in Computer Science with a Secondary in Education Studies. This will be her 5th HMC Boston conference; she’s been coming since she was a delegate in high school!

                                                                                              Deanna Gutierrez House Oversight and Government Reform

                                                                                              Deanna is a Junior from New Mexico concentrating in Government with a secondary in Economics. In addition to HMC, she dances with Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, teaches fifth-graders about civics and government with the Institute of Politics

                                                                                                Arianna Laufer House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

                                                                                                Arianna is a freshman from NYC planning to concentrate in social studies or government. A former HMC delegate, she can’t wait to staff the conference! Outside of HMC, Arianna is a member of the Institute of Politics and is a huge art history buff.

                                                                                                  Trisha Prabhu House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

                                                                                                  My name is Trisha Prabhu. I’m a freshman at Harvard, considering Psychology, Government, or Computer Science as possible concentrations. Outside of HMC, I’m involved in Harvard Women in Business & HMUN. I’m passionate about civics & excited for HMC!

                                                                                                    Sophie Schick House SST

                                                                                                    Sophie is a senior studying mechanical engineering. She’s really interested in discussing the intersection of scientific and political issues that pertain to women’s empowerment and access to education, and she loves backpacking and cooking!

                                                                                                      Zeel Patel House SST

                                                                                                      Zeel Patel is currently a freshman at Harvard concentrating in Computer Science and Neuroscience, with a secondary in Economics. Hailing from Calgary, Canada and originally from Gujarat, India, Zeel brings extensive experiences from working in the Fe

                                                                                                        Walker Jordan House SST

                                                                                                        Walker is a senior at Harvard studying economics. He’s from outside of Boston and enjoys skiing, playing spikeball, and giving tours of Harvard.

                                                                                                          Daniel Gottesman House Transportation and Infrastructure

                                                                                                          Daniel Gottesman is a first-year student at Harvard College. He enjoys working in civics education, and is the creator of the Civic Speakers program (CivicSpeakers.org).

                                                                                                            Ben Delsman House Transportation and Infrastructure

                                                                                                            Ben Delsman is a senior originally hailing from the beautiful state of Oregon, now studying Economics at Harvard. When not writing RapGenius comments on Kanye lyrics, you can usually find Ben hiking or playing intramural basketball poorly.

                                                                                                              Abigail Simon SP Media

                                                                                                              Abigail is a junior in Pfoho concentrating in Social Studies. She grew up just outside of Boston (go Red Sox!). On campus, she writes for The Crimson and teaches civics classes to elementary schoolers. She loves reading and hanging with friends!

                                                                                                                Crystal Luo SP National Economic Council

                                                                                                                Crystal is a junior from Chicago studying Economics and Global Health and Health Policy. Outside of HMC, she is a peer advisor and a campus ambassador to visiting students. In her free time, she loves journaling, stargazing, and meeting new people.

                                                                                                                  Nour Abou-Hussein SP National Economic Council

                                                                                                                  Nour is a freshman in Thayer Hall originally from Cairo, Egypt. She is planning to concentrate in Economics with a possible secondary in Government! She loves coffee, debate, and politics and hopes to share these passions with NEC delegates!

                                                                                                                    Andrew Yang SP National Governor's Association

                                                                                                                    Andrew is a Sophomore in Winthrop House concentrating in Biomedical Engineering with a secondary in Computer Science. He is from Jamaica Plain, MA. Outside of HMC, he heads the Harvard Taiwan Leadership Conference and is in Engineers without Borders.

                                                                                                                      Anna Henricks SP National Governors Association

                                                                                                                      Anna Henricks, from Lakeland, Florida, is a junior at Harvard studying Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology. Outside of HMC, Anna is a member of the Harvard Ballet Company and a student mentor at the Harvard Ed Portal.

                                                                                                                        Nidhi Patel SP National Security Council

                                                                                                                        Nidhi is a first-year student at Harvard. From southern New Jersey, Nidhi believes in the power of civic engagement. She is currently a part of the Women’s Initiative in Leadership program at the Institute of Politics, and is also in HMC.

                                                                                                                          Delaney Hurley SP Organization of American States

                                                                                                                          Delaney is a first-year studying Government and Arabic. Outside of HMC, she spends most of her time debating, learning foreign languages, and planning out her next big adventure.

                                                                                                                            Steven Espinoza SP Organization of American States

                                                                                                                            Steven is a junior at Harvard living in Eliot House. He is originally from Miami, and his parents come from Nicaragua. An economics concentrator, Steven finds himself most curious about issues related to cities and globalization.

                                                                                                                              Kevin Simauchi SP Presidential Cabinet

                                                                                                                              Kevin is a Sophomore from Miami, Florida currently studying Government, Statistics and Data Science, on campus he is currently involved with the Institute of Politics and College Democrats.

                                                                                                                                Wesley De Silvestro SP Presidential Cabinet

                                                                                                                                Wesley is a sophomore at Harvard studying Government. Originally from Lakeland, Florida, he never ceases to be amazed by the presence of seasons and snow in Cambridge. He has participated in model government programs for over seven years and feels at

                                                                                                                                  Jon Tollefson Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation

                                                                                                                                  Jon is a sophomore from Minneapolis studying History and Science as well as Educational Studies. In his free time on campus he enjoys trying new coffee shops and exploring the greater-Boston area.

                                                                                                                                    Tom McCarthy Senate Armed Services

                                                                                                                                    Tom is a sophomore from D.C. studying Computer Science with a secondary in Mind Brain Behavior. On campus, he is involved in the Harvard Freshman Outdoor Program, Engineers Without Borders, and the robotics club. In his free time, Tom loves rock clim

                                                                                                                                      Sara Solomon Senate Armed Services

                                                                                                                                      Sara Solomon is a freshman from New York City tentatively pursuing a concentration in Government. Outside of HMC, Sara is engaged at the Institute of Politics. She is passionate about criminal justice reform, intelligence, and national security.

                                                                                                                                        Lauren Anderson Senate At Large

                                                                                                                                        Hi everyone! I’m super excited to be staffing HMC Boston this year, and can’t wait to meet you guys! In addition to talking about politics I’m on the track team and love getting outdoors.

                                                                                                                                          Nick Wyville Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

                                                                                                                                          A lifelong native of Anniston, Alabama, Nick is a Sophomore studying sociology and African American studies. As an advocate of Southern change and progress, he is also passionate about voting rights, criminal justice reform, and electoral politics.

                                                                                                                                            Maya Jenkins Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

                                                                                                                                            Maya is Sophomore concentrating in Sociology. In addition to staffing HMC, Maya is the chair of the Politics of Race and Ethnicity Program at the Institute of Politics. She is also a member of the News Department at Harvard’s radio station, WHRB. She

                                                                                                                                              Jacob Licht Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

                                                                                                                                              Jacob is a sophomore from Westwood, MA, studying History and Literature. He is passionate about science, social justice, and Boston sports. Outside of HMC, Jacob is a thespian, satirist, and Spikeballer.

                                                                                                                                                Michele Wang Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation

                                                                                                                                                A proud northern Virginian, Michele Wang is a sophomore in Leverett House concentrating in Applied Math with a focus in Computer Science. On campus, Michele is involved in a consulting organization and advocates for women in tech.

                                                                                                                                                  Nabeel Quryshi Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation

                                                                                                                                                  Nabeel Quryshi is a freshman concentrating in Molecular and Cellular Biology as well as Statistics. Originally from Milwaukee Wisconsin, he has an interest in the cross section between entrepreneurship and biomedical research.

                                                                                                                                                    Audrey Mustoe Senate CST

                                                                                                                                                    Audrey is a junior at Harvard College studying Neurobiology. She is so excited to serve as one of your chairs for the Senate CST Committee! Apart from HMC, she loves to sing with her a cappella group (the Harvard LowKeys) and serve as an EMT.

                                                                                                                                                      Lauren Toman Senate Energy and Natural Resource

                                                                                                                                                      Lauren is a sophomore studying the History of Art and Architecture at the college. She is from Atlanta, but is happy to call Boston her home. When not at HMC, Lauren can be found walking around art museums and helping with Women in Business.

                                                                                                                                                        Nick Eynon Senate Energy and Natural Resources

                                                                                                                                                        Nick is a junior studying Global Health and Health Policy. Nick has staffed HMC conferences in Boston, Asia, Europe, and serves as the president of HMC San Francisco.

                                                                                                                                                          Kyle Sanok Senate Environment and Natural Resources

                                                                                                                                                          Kyle Sanok is a junior from Northern Virginia. He studies Applied Mathematics with a focus in Artificial Intelligence, and he plans to get a secondary in Archaeology. He loves the Boston food scene, exercising, and singing with his a capella group!

                                                                                                                                                            Joseph Arias Senate Environmental and Public Works

                                                                                                                                                            I’m from Atlanta, GA and a freshman in the college. I’m very passionate about politics and the environment. I look forward to the conference!

                                                                                                                                                              Will Christenfeld Senate Environmental and Public Works

                                                                                                                                                              I’m a junior living in Kirkland House and studying psychology. I have two dogs, but I don’t like one of them very much. My favorite ice cream flavor is sea salt caramel (yum). Penguins and pies are two things that are cool.

                                                                                                                                                                Michael Wornow Senate Finance

                                                                                                                                                                Michael is a junior in Kirkland House originally from Oakland, California. He is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Statistics, is a huge baseball and basketball fan, and is excited for another great HMC Boston conference!

                                                                                                                                                                  Will Granger Senate Finance

                                                                                                                                                                  Will is a Freshman at the College planning on studying Statistics. On campus, he is a member of the Krokodiloes, an a cappella group, along with HMC and the Harvard Sports Analytics Collective. He’s super excited for HMC Boston!

                                                                                                                                                                    Danielle Roybal Senate Foreign Relations

                                                                                                                                                                    Danielle is a senior from Southern California pursuing a joint concentration in Government and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. She has spent her summers studying in Greece and working for both Council on Foreign Relations and the State Department.

                                                                                                                                                                      Jefferey Huang Senate Foreign Relations

                                                                                                                                                                      Jefferey is a senior in Winthrop House studying Government and Art History with a secondary in Computer Science. In his spare time, he loves playing basketball and watching the Lakers.

                                                                                                                                                                        James Clay Senate Foreign Relations

                                                                                                                                                                        James is a sophomore from Augusta, Georgia concentrating in linguistics. Apart from HMC, he is a member of CIVICS where he teaches students about government. He loves to travel the world, teach, and help others with their language-learning journey.

                                                                                                                                                                          Lainey Newman Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

                                                                                                                                                                          Lainey is a sophomore from Pittsburgh living in Adams House and pursuing a concentration in Government and a secondary in Global Health & Health Policy. In her free time, she enjoys cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.

                                                                                                                                                                            Mirnes Kukic Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions

                                                                                                                                                                            Hi! My name is Mirnes Kukic and I am a sophomore at Harvard. I am concentrating in Social Studies and am interested in humans rights and the legality of human rights in the context of an international court. I was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Mic

                                                                                                                                                                              Amelia Roth-Dishy Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions

                                                                                                                                                                              Amelia Roth-Dishy is a freshman from New York City considering a concentration in Social Studies. An Model Congress delegate herself in high school, she is a member of the IOP, as well as DJ in training on the radio station and a wannabe beekeeper.

                                                                                                                                                                                Fernando Urbina Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

                                                                                                                                                                                Fernando is a First-Year from Paw Paw, Michigan, who plans on studying Government and Economics. Outside of class, he enjoys playing soccer, serving on the Undergraduate Council Executive Cabinet, and being a member of the Institute of Politics.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Zoe Hopkins Senate Intelligence

                                                                                                                                                                                  Zoe Hopkins, a freshman, was born and raised in New York City. She grew up with a passion for civic engagement and political thought. Zoe was a four year member of her high school Model Congress team. She looks forward to the next four years of HMC!

                                                                                                                                                                                    Hank Sparks Senate Intelligence

                                                                                                                                                                                    Hank is a sophomore at Harvard university studying government. Hailing from beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, he is passionate about fostering civic engagement and is excited to co-chair the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this year.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Matthew Keating Senate Intelligence

                                                                                                                                                                                      Matt is a junior at Harvard studying Government with a minor Ethnicity, Migration, and Human Rights. Originally from the Washington, D.C area, Matthew has had a life long passion for politics and international relations.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Charlotte Davis Senate Judiciary

                                                                                                                                                                                        Hailing from the great state of Kansas, Charlotte is a senior in Quincy House studying History & Literature with a secondary in Spanish. Outside of HMC she enjoys playing soccer, cracking jokes, and learning about the criminal justice system.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Michael Fine Senate Judiciary

                                                                                                                                                                                          Michael is a junior studying computer science, hailing from Maryland. Outside of school you can find him cooking, hiking, or obsessively refreshing Politico.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Jordan Topoleski Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship

                                                                                                                                                                                            Jordan is a first year at Harvard College considering concentrating in government or psychology. Outside of Harvard Model Congress, he’s also involved with the Institute of Politic’s Economic Policy committee and the Arete Fellowship.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Kailash Sundaram Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship

                                                                                                                                                                                              Kailash Sundaram is a Senior from Andover, MA, concentrating in Social Studies with a secondary field in Computer Science. He has worked as a finance intern for several political campaigns and interned at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Fernando Young Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship

                                                                                                                                                                                                Fernando Young is a sophomore at Harvard College studying Sociology and Portuguese. He is from Nantucket, Massachusetts. He was a high school delegate in HMC Boston his junior and senior years. Outside of HMC, Fernando enjoys sailing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Young Jun Andrew Kim Senate At Large

                                                                                                                                                                                                  My name is Young Jun Andrew Kim, and I am a first-year student from Seoul, South Korea currently living in Thayer Hall. I had the opportunity to take a gap year after high school, during which I got to work and travel. I am excited for HMC Boston!

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Anthony Colarusso SP Constitutional Convention

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Anthony Colarusso is a first-year from San Diego, California. In addition to HMC, Anthony is involved in the Harvard Libertarians and Harvard Effective Altruism. He is a huge soccer fan, a supporter of the US National Team and Chelsea FC in England.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ian McGregor SP District Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ian is a sophomore from the Boston area living in Winthrop House. He is concentrating is Government, and, other than HMC, he is a Director in HPAIR and a member of the IOP.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        David Manikas SP District Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                        David is a freshman from New York planning to study applied mathematics. This is his first year being a part Model Congress. Outside of HMC, David is involved with the Harvard Crimson and loves playing basketball.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aidan Keenan SP Group of 20

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aidan is a freshman from Salem, Massachusetts. He participated in HMC in high school and is very excited to be joining the staff!

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fiona Lewis SP Group of 20

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fiona is a junior at Harvard studying History and Literature, with a focus on environmental justice. She loves tutoring kids and giving tours. Fiona is a big Paul Simon fan and is learning to whittle!

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Justin Walthier SP Historical Committee

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Justin is a senior in Eliot House pursuing a joint concentration in Classics and History. Outside of class, Justin has been involved in Model Congress conferences in Boston, Madrid, Dubai, Hong Kong, and San Francisco.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michael Wallace SP Historical Committee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michael is a freshman planning on studying history or government. Including two conferences as a delegate, this will be his third HMC conference. Outside of HMC, he is a Harvard Outing Club leader and a member of the Harvard Running Club.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meena Venkataramanan SP Media

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meena is a sophomore from Tucson, AZ pursuing a degree in English and South Asian Studies. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing about American political trends, First Amendment law, and Transcendentalist literature.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Joyce Lu SP Media

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Joyce is a sophomore in Kirkland House studying Statistics. Outside of HMC, she plays violin and is a DJ for WHRB, the Harvard radio. Her favorite things include citrus fruits and driving exclusively above the speed limit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elizabeth Guo SP National Governor's Association

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elizabeth is a freshman from Dallas, Texas planning to concentrate in Physics at Harvard. Outside of HMC, she writes for The Crimson and is involved in dance and public service groups. Elizabeth enjoys singing, traveling, and watching movies!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Joon Yang SP National Security Council

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Joon is a Senior studying Computer Science and Statistics. He is also a former Sergeant of the South Korean Army and United Nations Peacekeeping Operation and runs a non-profit in Uganda called Raise Uganda Now.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Samantha Frenkel-Popell SP Organization of American States

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Samantha is a sophomore in Leverett House studying Social Studies with a secondary in Economics. Outside of HMC, Samantha is involved with Harvard’s Institute of Polit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Elijah Suh SP Presidential Cabinet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Elijah Suh is a freshman in Wigglesworth. He grew up in LA, Germany, Korea, and Florida. He is concentrating in Chemistry. He firmly believes that Harry S Truman was the best President of all time, and anyone who says otherwise is very, very wrong.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Danielle Foltz SP Presidential Cabinet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Danielle Foltz is a sophomore from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This will be her 6th HMC Boston conference after three years being a delegate. Outside of HMC, Danielle tutors and volunteers to teach kids about science!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mari Jones SP Supreme Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mari is a sophomore at Harvard, originally from South Carolina, studying Government with a secondary in Economics. Outside of HMC, she is involved in the IOP and with PBHA, and enjoys watching sports, reading, and traveling.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Johannes Lang SP Supreme Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Johannes Lang was born and raised in Vienna, Austria, but he has always loved travelling and learning foreign languages. As a government concentrator, he is exploring his life-long passion for politics and public service. Outside of class, Johannes i

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Priyanka Thapa SP UN Security Council

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Priya is a sophomore in Currier House. She loves travelling, having unusual experiences, reading, and writing. She can’t wait to meet all of you at HMC Boston!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jack Steinberg SP UN Security Council

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hey guys! I’m a sophomore at the College living in Pfohorzheimer House. I’m from South Florida, around an hour north of Miami. I am planning on studying government but outside of academics, I play club lacrosse, I do consulting for Israeli startups,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Samuel Fisch SP UN Security Council

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Samuel is a junior in Lowell House concentrating in Economics. On campus, he works as a photographer for the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and he enjoys running and biking in his free time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ryan Zhang SP West Wing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ryan is a sophomore in Math House studying Social Studies. Outside of HMC, Ryan loves opera, hockey, and all-things the West Wing. He is also a member of Harvard’s Mock Trial Team and conducts classical orchestras on campus.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Avital Romoff SP West Wing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Avital Romoff is a current junior at Harvard college from Montreal, Canada studying economics. Throughout her time at Harvard, Avital has enjoyed staffing Harvard Model Congress. She is proud of her intramural foosball championship win freshman year

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Derek Paulhus SP West Wing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Derek was born in Florida and is now a senior at the College. He majors in Government. In addition to HMC, he served as the chair of the Community Action Committee, the co-founder of the Harvard Votes Challenge, and a tutor for EVKids.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hannah Miller SP Organization of American States

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hannah is a freshman from Arizona with interests in government and history. Outside of HMC she loves to travel, run, tutor, and volunteer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rameen Rana SP Group of 20

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rameen is a junior from Boston concentrating in Cognitive Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology with a secondary in Economics. Outside of HMC, she loves to dance, read and eat frozen yogurt.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lavanya SP National Security Council

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lavanya, a first-year from Fremont, California, intends to study Computer Science and Philosophy. Outside HMC, she is a first-year rep for Harvard’s South Asian Association, a debate coach, and a member of Techtopia. In her free time, she plays the g

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Will Smiles SP Supreme Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Will Smiles is a senior from Boca Raton, Florida, studying Computer Science at Harvard. As a former HMC delegate himself, Will is looking forward to giving back to the HMC community one last time as a senior staffer!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jenny Li SP Supreme Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jenny is a senior from Washington, DC, studying Social Studies and Economics. In addition to HMC, she’s a coxswain for the women’s varsity crew team and a Peer Advising Fellow. She enjoys running, hiking, and traveling.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ben Austin SP Supreme Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ben Austin is a junior studying Social Studies from Cambridge, MA. On campus, he is involved with the Crimson Key Society and the Institute of Politics’ Policy Program. He is excited for the conference this year!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Francisco Javier Cernada SP West Wing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Francisco is a junior at the college studying social studies with a focus on migration and transnationalism. Francisco is interested in public policy, education, running and netflix originals.

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