Washington State Model UN

Washington State Model United Nations: March 4 - March 5, 2017

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Secretariat

Krishna Medidi, Secretary-General (SG)

The SG is in charge of ensuring the success of the WASMUN conference and providing its overarching infrastructure, including assembling a Secretariat and reporting to the WASMUN Board. Krishna Medidi is a Senior at the University of Washington double majoring in Political Science and Economics. An aspiring attorney, what especially interests Krishna about the United Nations is being able to witness member states with diverse interests and perspectives collaborate and compromise to get stuff done. Tackling his second term as Secretary-General, Krishna hopes to build on WASMUN’s past successes to make 2017 our best conference yet!

Contact the SG regarding anything relating to WASMUN, especially relating to financing, registration, and travel concerns.

 

Tiffany Dao, Director-General (DG)

The DG is in charge of developing the substantive realm of the conference, including selecting committees to be simulated and their topics, and training our all-volunteer staff. Tiffany Dao is a Senior at the University of Washington majoring in Laws, Societies, and Justice and minoring in Political Science. Tiffany’s deep experience both as a delegate and staff at Model UN conferences informs her efforts this year to develop an innovative, engaging, and educational experience for all delegates. This is Tiffany’s second year on the WASMUN Secretariat, and she is so excited to meet all the delegates in March, especially new delegates!

Tyler Lincoln, Assistant Director-General (ADG)

Contact the DG or ADG for questions on substantive matters relating to the conference.

 

 

Stephen Rimbakusumo, Under-Secretary General of Information Technology (USGIT)

The USGIT is in charge of technical support for WASMUN, including developing wasmun.org and designing our registration system. Stephen Rimbakusumo graduated from the University of Washington in 2016 with a BA in History, having staffed several Model UN conferences throughout his collegiate career, and now he is back for more! His one piece of advice for new delegates: “Things will always work out!” With his extensive background in computer science and love for Russian hats, Stephen is just the everyman for WASMUN’s technical needs.

Contact the USGIT for questions related to technical difficulties, particularly on our website or while registering.

 

Wyatt Fisher, Under-Secretary General of Public Relations

The USGPR is in charge of maintaining ongoing communications with school delegations and other outside organizations, in addition to updating WASMUN’s social media accounts. Wyatt Fisher is a Senior at the University of Washington majoring in Political Science with a focus on International Security. Although this is Wyatt’s first year with WASMUN, he has been involved with UW’s Model UN chapter since his Sophomore year. Perhaps hoping to become a high school social studies teacher, Wyatt is excited to see all the good work delegates will do in March!

Contact the USGPR for questions related registration, to affiliate your organization with WASMUN, or for other questions relating to communications from WASMUN.

 

Milica Milovanovic, Under-Secretary General of Logistics (USGL)

The USGL is in charge of coordinating conference rooms and supplying necessary conference materials. Milica Milovanovic is a Junior at the University of Washington majoring in Psychology and minoring in Education, Learning, and Society. Milica has extensive experience attending conferences as a delegate and as staff, and previously attended WASMUN as a delegate in high school. She is beyond excited to make WASMUN 2017 as enjoyable as possible for all delegates!

Contact the USGL for assistance locating lodging in Seattle’s University District for your delegation during the conference.

James Maltman, Assistant Under-Secretary General of Logistics (AL)

The AL assists the USGL in all tasks. James Maltman is a Sophomore at the University of Washington double majoring in Political Science and History. James is new to the WASMUN Secretariat, but previously staffed WASMUN and attended as a delegate when he was in high school. His advice for new delegates: “Don’t be afraid to speak.”

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