Members

Feel free to reach out to any board member at any time! We look forward to hearing your thoughts, ideas, and concerns. For more information about our specific roles, see the Structure section on this site.

 

Executive board

Peter huang, president peter.huang@yale.edu

Peter huang, president

peter.huang@yale.edu

Christopher Bowman, vice president christopher.d.bowman@yale.edu.

Christopher Bowman, vice president

christopher.d.bowman@yale.edu.

Sydney wade, Chief of staff sydney.wade@yale.edu

Sydney wade, Chief of staff

sydney.wade@yale.edu

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Peter Huang (Silliman ’18) is President of the YCC. He is from Boise, ID and majors in Economics and Mathematics. Previously, Peter served as YCC Representative and FCC Representative. Outside of student government, he is a member of Asian American Students Alliance, Asian American Studies Task Force, and Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment. In his spare time, he enjoys catching up on current events, reading non-fiction books, and playing pick-up volleyball. Perhaps one of his most intriguing fun facts is that he can manage to take a nap on almost any surface.

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Christopher Bowman (Saybrook ’18) is a junior from Atlanta, GA majoring in History. Active in student government since freshman year, he has served as Treasurer of FCC and Saybrook Representative on YCC, and was a member of Yale College Standing Committee for Residential College Expansion and Provost’s Committee on Online Education. On campus, he is Spring Tour Manager and Solo Coach for Yale Spizzwinks(?) and a Tour Guide. His hobbies include eating hummus, listening to TSwift, and reading Politico.

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Sydney Wade (Ezra Stiles ’18) is from Atlanta, GA and majoring in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. Her student government experience includes serving on FCC and YCC, and she enjoys being a Student Organization Consultant for Yale College Dean’s Office and Finance Director for Yale Ivy Council. She likes graphic/web design, running, dancing, and smiling.


LAUREN SAPIENZA, Events Director lauren.sapienza@yale.edu

LAUREN SAPIENZA, Events Director

lauren.sapienza@yale.edu

ZACH MURN, Finance Director zacharias.murn@yale.edu

ZACH MURN, Finance Director

zacharias.murn@yale.edu

DEVYN RIGSBY, Academics Director devyn.rigsby@yale.edu

DEVYN RIGSBY, Academics Director

devyn.rigsby@yale.edu

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Lauren Sapienza (Pierson '18) hails from Bardonia, NY and is majoring in Global Affairs. Previously, she served on YCC as Deputy Events Director and Pierson College Representative, and she is a member of Pierson College Council. Outside of student government, she works at Payne Whitney Gym. She loves drinking coffee and going to the movies.

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Zach Murn (Ezra Stiles '17) is from Northport, NY and double majoring in Economics and Political Science. Previously, he was Treasurer of FCC, a member of Soco, Representative to YCC, and Treasurer of ESCC. Outside of student government, he is Treasurer of BlueHaven and a member of Title IX Student Advisory Board. He loves reading, exploring, and coffee!

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Devyn Rigsby (Trumbull '19) is a prospective Ethics, Politics and Economics Major from Chicago, IL. She served as Trumbull College Rep on YCC last year. On campus, she plays flute with Davenport Pops Orchestra, participates in Lutheran campus ministry, and volunteers with VITA. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She loves baking, kayaking, and Yale's many adorable dogs. In her free time, she watches Scandal, solves crossword puzzles, and plays absurdly complicated board games with friends.


NICOLAS ZEVALLOS, Student Life Director nicolas.zevallos@yale.edu

NICOLAS ZEVALLOS, Student Life Director

nicolas.zevallos@yale.edu

VEERAYA (KATE) TANAWATTANACHAROEN, University Services Director veeraya.tanawattanacharoen@yale.edu

VEERAYA (KATE) TANAWATTANACHAROEN, University Services Director

veeraya.tanawattanacharoen@yale.edu

REBECCA YAN, Communications Director rebecca.yan@yale.edu

REBECCA YAN, Communications Director

rebecca.yan@yale.edu

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Nicolas Zevallos (Timothy Dwight '19) hails from Burbank, CA and is majoring in Economics and Global Affairs. Last year, he was Treasurer and Secretary of FCC. Outside of student government, he is Philanthropy Chair of AEPi and employed with Yale All-Access. He enjoys sit-coms (Parks & Rec, The Office, HIMYM, Friends, Community... a lot of them) and loves watching sports (LA sports fan--Dodgers, Lakers, Kings, Rams), hanging out with friends, traveling, and cooking!

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Kate Tanawattanacharoen (Pierson '19) is a sophomore majoring in Sociology. She is from Eau Claire, WI, and has served on YCC as a member of the New Residential Colleges Task Force and Health and Wellness Task Force. Outside of student government, she enjoys being a Community Health Educator and playing violin in Berkeley College Orchestra. She's addicted to dragon fruit, tea, and baking.

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Rebecca Yan (Timothy Dwight '19) hails from Atlanta, GA. She will likely major in Economics or History. Previously, she was TD representative on FCC and is a member of YCC Spring Fling Committee. Outside of student government, she designs for Yale Daily News and invests with Yale Student Investment Group. In her free time, she enjoys watching Italian films, writing letters, having deep conversations over Hot Cheetohs, trekking to Old Campus, eating Arethusa, and traveling the world with her friends.


MATT GUIDO, Student Organizations Director matthew.guido@yale.edu

MATT GUIDO, Student Organizations Director

matthew.guido@yale.edu

PETER HWANG, Task Force Director nam-joong.hwang@yale.edu

PETER HWANG, Task Force Director

nam-joong.hwang@yale.edu

DIKSHA BRAHMBHATT, Student Outreach Director diksha.brahmbhatt@yale.edu

DIKSHA BRAHMBHATT, Student Outreach Director

diksha.brahmbhatt@yale.edu

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Matt Guido (Berkeley '19) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major from Oradell, NJ. Freshman year, he was Chair of FCC and a member of Events Committee and UOC. On campus, he works as a Recruitment Coordinator at the Admissions Office. He is a research assistant at YSPH and volunteers at HAVEN Free Clinic. Fun fact: he has a twin sister. He also enjoys traveling and running.

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Peter Hwang (Formerly Known As Calhoun '18) has two hometowns, Arlington, TX and Lincolnshire, IL, and is majoring in Economics and Mathematics. On campus, he is Co-President of Asian American Students Alliance, President of Sigma Chi. He is in NROTC. Fun fact: He is occasionally confused with YCC President Peter Huang.

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Diksha Brahmbhatt (Berkeley '18) hails from St. Augustine, FL and is majoring in Anthropology. Previously, she has been on FCC, YCC (she was a Berkeley rep last year), and Berkeley College Council. She is a FOOT leader, Political Chair of South Asian Society, a member of MonstRAASity Dance Team, Conference Organizer of Civic Leadership Initiative, Coordinator of Common Room Conversations, and a Berkeley College Aide. Her hobbies include dancing, eating and all the generic hobbies out there. Also, looking up pictures of sharks and cute insects on Google. Fun Facts: shecan name all 50 states alphabetically in 17 seconds, a remnant of my glory days as a nerd. She learned Hindi by watching Bollywood movies.


COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES

JASON HU, Berkeley jason.hu@yale.edu

JASON HU, Berkeley
jason.hu@yale.edu

JACLYN PRICE, Berkeley jaclyn.price@yale.edu

JACLYN PRICE, Berkeley
jaclyn.price@yale.edu

ADAM MICHALOWSKI, Branford adam.michalowski@yale.edu

ADAM MICHALOWSKI, Branford

adam.michalowski@yale.edu

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Jason Hu (Berkeley '19) hails from Pittsburgh, PA. He is undecided about his major. Previously, he has served on YCC, FCC, and BKCC. On campus, he is a Graphic Designer for the Herald and Accent Magazine, a Tutor for Bridges ESL, and a Research Assistant at the Connecticut Mental Health Center and the Yale Child Study Center. He loves arts and crafts and learning new languages.

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Jaclyn Price (Berkeley ’19) is a sophomore from Tampa, FL.

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Adam Michalowski (Branford '19) is a sophomorefrom the very small town of Manawa in rural, northern Wisconsin and hopes to major in Ethics, Politics & Economics. Previously, Adam served on the governing board of the Wisconsin Association of School Councils. Along with YCC, Adam is involved in the Yale International Relations Association and the Yale College Democrats.


RACHEL KORNBLUH, Calhoun rachel.kornbluh@yale.edu

RACHEL KORNBLUH, Calhoun
rachel.kornbluh@yale.edu

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Katharine Wang (Branford ’19) is a sophomore from Ann Arbor, MI.

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Rachel Kornbluh (Calhoun ‘19) is a sophomore Evanston, IL.

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Harry Seavey (Calhoun '19) is from New York City. He is undecided about his major, but will likely major in Political Science or Global Affairs. Last year, he was a Representative on FCC and Associate Representative on YCC. Around Yale, he is a member of Dwight Hall executive board, a member of Rugby Team, editor for the Yale Review of International Studies, and a member of Yale Model UN.


CARLOS COHEN, Davenport carlos.cohen@yale.edu

CARLOS COHEN, Davenport
carlos.cohen@yale.edu

DAYO GBADAMOSI, Davenport adedayo.gbadamosi@yale.edu

DAYO GBADAMOSI, Davenport
adedayo.gbadamosi@yale.edu

NICK GIRARD, Ezra Stiles nicholas.girard@yale.edu

NICK GIRARD, Ezra Stiles
nicholas.girard@yale.edu

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Carlos Cohen (Davenport '19) hails from Ventura, CA and is majoring in Global Affairs. On campus, he is a La Casa Cultural Freshman Liaison. His hobbies include: outdoor activities, such as SCUBA, rock climbing, mountain biking; guitar and piano.

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Adedayo Gbadamosi (Davenport '19) is a Chemical Engineering and Economics major from Ocean County, NJ. He has previously served on Freshman Class Council and YCC and is a member of Yale Swim Team and Black Men's Union. In YIRA, he is Under-Secretary General for SCSY Conference, and he founded the Undergraduate Collaborative for Social Innovation. He enjoys reading the Wall Street Journal and practicing his photography.

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Nick Girard (Ezra Stiles ’19) is a sophomore studying Political Science, proudly hailing from rural Connecticut. Last year, he worked to provide resources and support for student groups on UOC and also served on the Communications Team. This year, he is excited to represent Ezra Stiles and work on policy projects. Outside of YCC, he serves as the Registrar of Voters for the Yale College Democrats and as a Big Sibs program coordinator for Ezra Stiles College. In his spare time, you'll find Nick exploring New Haven, making a mean cup of tea, or imagining what politics could be while watching The West Wing.


LARRY FULTON, Jonathan Edwards larry.fulton@yale.edu

LARRY FULTON, Jonathan Edwards
larry.fulton@yale.edu

CASSIE GOODNIGHT, Jonathan Edwards cassie.goodnight@yale.edu

CASSIE GOODNIGHT, Jonathan Edwards
cassie.goodnight@yale.edu

COLE ADDONIZIO, Morse cole.addonizio@yale.edu

COLE ADDONIZIO, Morse
cole.addonizio@yale.edu

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Larry Fulton (Jonathan Edwards ’19) is a sophomore from Cleveland, OH. Larry has served as the JE representative on Freshman Class Council, and is excited to start his first project with the YCC this semester. Outside of student government, Larry is a UIC tutor, Media Tech, and a member of the BMU. He enjoys playing IM's and jazz drumming.

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Cassie Goodnight (Jonathan Edwards '19) is from Tahlequah, OK. She has not declared a major, but she is on the pre-med track. Previously, she was a representative on FCC, and she was Chair of the Freshman Dance. She is also on JE Student Activities Committee and helps with Yale for the Kids. She loves working in the JE Buttery. Back home, she lives on a ranch.

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Cole Addonizio (Morse '19) is a sophomore from Greenwich, CT.He is interested in studying Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he is an Associate Member of FCC. Outside of student government, he involved in the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association, and enjoys playing the piano and cooking.


JULIA FELDSTEIN, Pierson julia.feldstein@yale.edu

JULIA FELDSTEIN, Pierson
julia.feldstein@yale.edu

JENNY XIAO, Pierson jenny.xiao@yale.edu

JENNY XIAO, Pierson
jenny.xiao@yale.edu

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Ryan Liu (Morse '18) hails from Arcadia, CA. He is majoring in Political Science and has previously served on YCC. On campus, he is Co-Director of Outreach at Yale International Relations Association, Political Director at Asian American Student Alliance, a Transfer Counselor and a member of Sigma Chi. Fun fact: he spent five years living in Argentina as a child, and transferred to Yale from community college.

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Julia Feldstein (Pierson '18) is from Scarsdale, NY and majoring in American Studies. She has served on FCC, Soco, and YCC Communications Team. Her other extracurricular activities include Executive Board of Habitat for Humanity and Yale Alpha Phi. She loves skiing (she used to be a ski instructor), hiking (her favorite place to hike is Kaaterskill Falls), traveling, and anything that has to do with her friends or family.

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Jenny Xiao (Pierson ’19) grew up in Stavanger, Norway, but is now “from” the city of Houston, TX. She is hoping to major in economics and/or mechanical engineering, or anything in-between. Jenny is also an associate member of the FCC and a co-chair for Freshman Olympics. In her free time, Jenny enjoys snowboarding, horseback riding, procrastinating, and short walks to the fridge.


BENNETT BYERLEY, Saybrook bennett.byerley@yale.edu

BENNETT BYERLEY, Saybrook
bennett.byerley@yale.edu

YONATAN ARAIA, Silliman yonatan.araia@yale.edu

YONATAN ARAIA, Silliman
yonatan.araia@yale.edu

GEORGE HUYNH, Timothy Dwight george.huynh@yale.edu

GEORGE HUYNH, Timothy Dwight
george.huynh@yale.edu

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Bennett Byerley (Saybrook '19) is an Economics and Political Science major from Chapel Hill, NC. He previously served on FCC. At Yale, he is a FOOT leader, a member of Yale Launch and Yale Entreprenuerial Institute, and founder of Yale for the Kids. He loves backpacking, is a very big UNC basketball fan, and watches a lot of baseball and football.

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Yonatan Araia (Silliman '19) is a sophomore and hails from Aurora, Colorado and is currently undeclared, but is very interested in studying Global Affairs. Outside of YCC Yonatan is the FCC Publicity Chair, a coach for the Urban Debate League, and a member of BMU. He also enjoys thrifting, eating, movies, and a solid pun.

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George Huynh (Timothy Dwight '18) is a Political Science major from Boston, MA. Previously, he has served on YCC and Soco. On campus, he is Co-President of ViSA, Co-Captain of TD Intramural B-Hoops, and an ISPS Research Assistant. Fun fact: he payed ping pong on PBS when he was 11.


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Shah Khan (Trumbull '19) hails from the small town of Grayson, GA, just outside of Atlanta. He hopes to major in Applied Math and Economics. In his free time –whenever that is – Shah can be found laying on the grass on Cross Campus, laughing gregariously on Old Campus, or inside any hammock at Yale. Outside of YCC, Shah is also a FCC rep and the announcer for the Yale Precision Marching Band..