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Secretary General

Meet the Secretariat

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Ignacio Gomez
Secretary General

Ignacio Gomez is a senior at the George Washington University majoring in International Affairs and concentrating in Comparative Political, Economic, and Social Systems. He is the 25th Secretary General of WAMUNC after previously serving as the Director of Safety and Security. Ignacio started Model United Nations in university, and is excited to to see new and experienced delegates participate in fruitful debate and decision-making at WAMUNC XXV. Ignacio is on the International Affairs Society Executive Board, the Director of Conference Relations for GWCIA, served as the Operations Director for TEDxFoggyBottom, and works as an Administrative Assistant in the Elliott School Graduate Admissions Office. This summer, he is an intern at the Center for International Policy, where he will primarily focus on Latin America, and specifically for the Security Assistance Monitor Team and International Cyber Security and AI Policy Team.

Isha Gupta
Executive Director

Isha is the Executive Director for WAMUNC XXV. She is a junior majoring in International Affairs and double concentrating in international politics and economics. She was involved in Model UN throughout middle school and high school. Last year, she served as the Director of Conference Relations for WAMUNC XXIII. Isha is also the Director of Manjula Gupta Foundation, a non-profit organization which strives to provide educational opportunities to girls around the world. In her free time, Isha enjoys watching sports, hanging out with friends, or spending time outside. She is excited to work with secretariat, see the innovative solutions that delegates create, and make WAMUNC XXIV a great experience!

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Kevin Zhang
Chief of Staff

Kevin studies International Affairs along with many of the students at GW. In particular, Kevin enjoys studying the interaction of space and law. Outside of class, Kevin can be found enjoying a game of soccer and trying out different foods and drinks. Kevin is excited to serve as this year’s Chief of Staff as WAMUNC transitions back in person!

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David Lee
Director of Finance

David Lee is a senior at the GWU Elliott School of International Affairs. He is pursuing a major in International Affairs and a minor in International Business. He intends on pursuing a career in consulting. He is grateful for the opportunity to create a meaningful experience for WAMUNC delegates. 

Lucy Pfeffer
Director of Public Relations

Lucy Pfeiffer is your Director of Public Relations for WAMUNC this year. She is a sophomore studying International Affairs and Mass Communications. In her free time, she loves to study languages and travel. In addition to her participation in the GWU Model UN travel team and GWCIA Middle School Conference, she enjoys her participation in Alpha Delta Pi and her job serving tables near the White House! She is extremely excited to help lead WAMUNC through a successful in-person conference.

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Tressel Stone
Director of Safety and Security

Tressel Stone is your Director of Safety and Security for WAMUNC this year. He is a sophomore in the Elliott School of International Affairs studying International Affairs with a minor in Security Policy. In his free time, he loves to watch College Football and spend time with his friends. In addition to his participation in GWU's Model UN Travel Team and WAMUNC, he enjoys his participation in Sigma Iota Rho, and serving as the Vice Chair of The International Affairs Society! He is very excited to welcome all of you to GW campus this Spring and is looking forward to seeing you all!

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Parth Badhwar
USG for International Bodies

Parth is a sophomore majoring in Political Science and minoring in Criminal Justice. He’s been an active Model UN-er since high school and is currently a GW Model UN Travel Team member. He previously served as a chair for WAMUNC and, as a proud GA delegate, is enthused to be serving as the USG of International Bodies. Outside of MUN, Parth enjoys drag racing, eating spicy food, and drinking excessive amounts of Coca-Cola.

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Matthew Hartman
USG for Historical and Specialized Bodies

Matt is a sophomore majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in International Politics. He comes from a small town just outside of Philadelphia, and enjoys biking, watching movies, and traveling. At GW, he’s a part of the Model UN team, and the esports team. He’s looking forward to helping put on the return to in-person conferences, and to seeing all of the delegates invest in their characters and come up with innovative, creative solutions to the problems that they face. He’s committed to creating a unique, memorable experience for each committee, ensuring that delegates can feel the stakes of the situations they are in. 

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Ji Reichle
Director of Conference Relations

Ji Reichle is a freshman at GW studying International Affairs. When she’s not behind on reading for class, she spends her free time exploring D.C. and being with friends. She is excited to be on the WAMUNC team this year as the Director of Conference Relations and make this experience memorable! 

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Mitali Thepade 
USG for Regional Bodies & Councils

Mitali is a senior hailing from Pune, India and studying International Business and Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Psychology. At GW, she is involved in the American Marketing Association, the International Affairs Society, Model UN, and MZZ Ventures. A fun fact about Mitali is that she can speak seven languages. She is excited and hopes to provide a cohesive learning experience for the delegates where they can debate important policies while building lasting friendships.

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Pietro de Ferrari
USG of Crisis Committees

Pietro studies International Affairs at GW’s Elliott School. In particular, Pietro enjoys the cross-section between Eastern European history and modern day foreign policy in the region. When not studying for his classes, Pietro can be found planning for various Dungeons and Dragons campaigns or working on his skills in the kitchen! Serving as this year’s USG of Crisis, Pietro will be sure to work his hardest to make sure that each delegate has a story to tell by the end of WAMUNC!

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Anmol Chowdhary
USG of Crisis Committees

Anmol Chowdhary, serving as the Director of Programming, is a sophomore in the Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy and a minor in public health. Anmol 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. In addition to serving as the Chair of the DISEC Committee last year, Anmol even attended WAMUNC as a delegate during her senior year of high school, so she is very excited to see WAMUNC come back to the in-person setting! Outside of Model UN, Anmol is part of the Pre-Law Student Association and writes for the Justice Journal and the Undergraduate Law Review. In her free time, Anmol loves exploring DC, cooking, and playing golf! 

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