Meet the Secretariat
Isha Gupta is currently a senior at GW studying International Affairs with a double concentration in International Politics and International Economics. Originally, she is from Northville, Michigan. Prior to being Secretary General, Isha was the Executive Director for WAMUNC XXV and WAMUNC XXIV as well as the Director of Conference Relations for WAMUNC XXIII. She also previously participated in Model UN for seven years throughout middle school and high school. Outside of school and WAMUNC, Isha runs a non-profit organization called the Manjula Gupta Foundation which is focused on combatting underlying causes to education inequality for girls around the world. In her free time, Isha loves to travel, go to coffee shops around DC, and watch sports.
Ji Reichle, pronounced like the letter "G", is this year's Executive Director! Ji is a second year student studying International Affairs and Information Systems Technology, plus a hopeful minor in GIS. She is super excited to be back after serving as last years Director of Conference Relations, and originally from Portland, OR. Ji loves to travel, find new places to eat and spend time with her dog Daisy.
Anmol Chowdhary, serving as Chief of Staff, is a junior in the Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy and a minor in public health. Anmol is from Glastonbury, CT, and has been involved with Model UN since middle school and continues to compete on the collegiate circuit as part of GW’s Model UN team. Anmol has been involved with WAMUNC for a few years in various roles such as Director of Programming, DISEC Chair, and even attended WAMUNC as a delegate during her senior year of high school, so she is very excited for WAMUNC in the spring! Outside of Model UN, Anmol is part of Pre-Law Student Association and the Undergraduate Law Review, a legal journal on campus. In her free time, Anmol loves exploring DC, cooking, and playing golf!
Chief of Staff
Davis Patel is a sophomore majoring in Political Science with a focus in Public Policy and a minor in Emergency Heals Services. He is originally from West Chester Pennsylvania (Go Birds). Davis had the pleasure of serving as chair of the UNSC at WAMUNC last year and is proud to serve as director of finance this year. He also compete as a delegate on the George Washington University Model UN team.
Director of Finance
Emma Milchunes is a sophomore here at George Washington University studying International Affairs, with a concentration in Security Studies and minor in Arabic. She is from Pembroke, Massachusetts- and thus very much a Patriots and Dunkin' Donuts fan. Previously, Emma has served as a WAMUNC chair. Emma is also serving as the Director of Communications for the IAS at this time in addition to being apart of the Model UN Travel Team.
Director of Public Relations
Lucy is a International Affairs major, originally from Nashville, TN, focusing in international economics and journalism. She served as PR Director for WAMUNC 2023, and is spending the fall semester of 2023 studying in Grenoble in the French Alps! Lucy can’t wait to get back to the United States and kick off another great year of WAMUNC with some fantastic programming and an awesome new philanthropic partnership!
Director of Programming
Natasha is a Freshmen here at George Washington University studying political science and international relations, while also working on getting a certificate of translation for Russian. She did Model UN in highschool and is on the GW MUN team. Natasha is originally from Boston, MA and loves going on hikes and baking her free time.
Director of Conference Relations
Aodhán is a sophomore from Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania and is studying political science at GW. Previously, Aodhán has served as a Crisis Director at WAMUNC and is excited to hear the great debates that will take place this year! On campus Aodhán is the Vice Chair of the International Affairs Society and is also involved with the Pre-Law Student Association and GW Trails. In his free time, Aodhán can be found exploring DC, playing pickup basketball, snowboarding, and hanging out with friends.
Director of Safety and Security
USG of Regional Bodies
Gowri Nair is studying International Affairs with a concentration in International Politics, in addition to a second major in International Business. Previously, she has chaired a committee in WAMUNC, and can't wait to be a part of it again. Outside of MUN, Gowri enjoys cooking and baking, breaking down the inner-workings of the show "The West Wing" and going on walks.
Maeve is a sophomore originally from Braintree, Massachusetts. She is studying International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy, and a minor in Public Policy. She is passionate about international politics, foreign policy, and international security. Maeve is a member of GW’s Model UN team, the IAS, and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Outside of school she loves skiing, travelling, and spending time with friends. Last year she was the chair of WAMUNC’s East African Federation committee, and she is extremely excited to be this year’s USG of International Bodies!
USG of International Bodies
Ryon Hovey, your USG of Crisis Committees, is a sophomore studying International Affairs at The George Washington University. He was born and raised in the great city of Durham North Carolina. Ryon's passions include traveling, backpacking, and listening to a ton of music. He is excited to make this year's WAMUNC unforgettable.
USG of Crisis Committees
USG of Historical and Specialized
Wretam Purkayastha will be the USG of Historical and Specialized for this year's WAMUNC. He is currently a sophomore studying International Affairs and minoring in Economics. Outside of WAMUNC, Wretam is on the GW Model UN travel team and GW’s Pre-Law Fraternity. He is also active in GW’s Indian Student Association as the Director of Community Outreach, where events are planned for events such as Garba and Diwali! He loves to cook different meals, with his favorite being Chicken Kaarage. Wretam also loves running. You can also see him going to a museum weekly, as it is his goal to try to hit every Smithsonian museum by the end of the year. Wretam is so excited to hear the insane things you guys come up with during the committee. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions, even if it’s just about GW, he'd be happy to respond!