Secretariat

The secretariat of BMUN hosts the world's oldest and one of its most prestigious MUN conferences. This group of 86 diverse, driven individuals come together every year to make BMUN the best it can be.


Sita McGuire Vice-Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum Senior | Political Science "I am so thrilled to welcome hundreds of you to our campus to engage in thoughtful, lively debate about issues that affect the world we live in today. Take full advantage of this weekend and strive to push yourself and your intellect to its limits!" 

Sita McGuire
Vice-Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum

Senior | Political Science

"I am so thrilled to welcome hundreds of you to our campus to engage in thoughtful, lively debate about issues that affect the world we live in today. Take full advantage of this weekend and strive to push yourself and your intellect to its limits!" 

Jake Moskowitz Vice-Chair | Security Council Senior | Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Psychology "Hey you. Yeah you. I'm proud of you."

Jake Moskowitz
Vice-Chair | Security Council

Senior | Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Psychology

"Hey you. Yeah you. I'm proud of you."

Arjun Banerjee Head Chair | Historical Crisis Junior | History, Statistics "What you put into MUN is what you get out, but if you go to the Delegate Dance you are guaranteed to get down."

Arjun Banerjee
Head Chair | Historical Crisis

Junior | History, Statistics

"What you put into MUN is what you get out, but if you go to the Delegate Dance you are guaranteed to get down."

Emma Lautanen Vice-Chair | African Union Junior | Political Science "Make love not war."

Emma Lautanen
Vice-Chair | African Union

Junior | Political Science

"Make love not war."

Daksh Bhatia Head Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Junior | Economics "To lead an orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd"

Daksh Bhatia
Head Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Junior | Economics

"To lead an orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd"

Jane Kim Head Chair | Organization of American States Junior | Political Science "Walk the walk and talk the talk and get pumped for BMUN"

Jane Kim
Head Chair | Organization of American States

Junior | Political Science

"Walk the walk and talk the talk and get pumped for BMUN"

Kendra Singh Head Chair | NGO Forum Junior | Economics

Kendra Singh
Head Chair | NGO Forum

Junior | Economics

Alan Xu Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Sophomore | Computer Science, Economics "Stop fighting, start talking." - Ban Ki-moon

Alan Xu
Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Sophomore | Computer Science, Economics

"Stop fighting, start talking." - Ban Ki-moon

Jessica Swar Vice-Chair | African Union Sophomore | Applied Mathematics "Believe in yourself!"

Jessica Swar
Vice-Chair | African Union

Sophomore | Applied Mathematics

"Believe in yourself!"

Calvin Price Head Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization Sophomore | Computer Science, Economics "You'll have skills and experiences you wouldn't otherwise have gained and will be well prepared to take on the world. BMUN is going to be a blast!"

Calvin Price
Head Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization

Sophomore | Computer Science, Economics

"You'll have skills and experiences you wouldn't otherwise have gained and will be well prepared to take on the world. BMUN is going to be a blast!"

Joanne Qi Vice-Chair | NGO Forum Sophomore | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science "Remember that in the end of the day, awards don't matter- learning and becoming a world citizen does!"

Joanne Qi
Vice-Chair | NGO Forum

Sophomore | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

"Remember that in the end of the day, awards don't matter- learning and becoming a world citizen does!"

Anish Vankayalapati Vice-Chair | Arab League Freshman | Applied Mathematics "Get ready for the time of your lives at BMUN!"

Anish Vankayalapati
Vice-Chair | Arab League

Freshman | Applied Mathematics

"Get ready for the time of your lives at BMUN!"

Annalise Fox Vice-Chair | UNESCO Freshman | Global Studies "I am extremely excited for you all to have the time of your lives at BMUN and I can’t wait to meet you!"

Annalise Fox
Vice-Chair | UNESCO

Freshman | Global Studies

"I am extremely excited for you all to have the time of your lives at BMUN and I can’t wait to meet you!"

Billy Lin Vice-Chair | NGO Forum Freshman | Chemistry "G-O to the N-G-O committee for a good time!"

Billy Lin
Vice-Chair | NGO Forum

Freshman | Chemistry

"G-O to the N-G-O committee for a good time!"

Edward Kang Vice-Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum Freshman | Rhetoric  

Edward Kang
Vice-Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum

Freshman | Rhetoric

 

Michelle McLean Vice-Chair | 1st Disarmament and International Security Freshman | Political Science, Rhetoric "Being a great delegate is synonymous with knowing your topic and overall being kind. Try your best as a delegate to make your peers learn along with you!"

Michelle McLean
Vice-Chair | 1st Disarmament and International Security

Freshman | Political Science, Rhetoric

"Being a great delegate is synonymous with knowing your topic and overall being kind. Try your best as a delegate to make your peers learn along with you!"

Olivia Everhard Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Sophomore | Peace and Conflict Studies, French "I can't wait to meet you all in March -- it's going to be an exciting weekend filled with riveting debate!"

Olivia Everhard
Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Sophomore | Peace and Conflict Studies, French

"I can't wait to meet you all in March -- it's going to be an exciting weekend filled with riveting debate!"

Shayna Kothari Vice-Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme Freshman | Mechanical Engineering "Not Ghana lie, this conference is Syria-sly going to be wUNderfully Peru-fect."

Shayna Kothari
Vice-Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme

Freshman | Mechanical Engineering

"Not Ghana lie, this conference is Syria-sly going to be wUNderfully Peru-fect."

Suyash Sharma Vice-Chair | African Union Junior | Economics, Statistics "Always hope for the best and prepare for the worst"

Suyash Sharma
Vice-Chair | African Union

Junior | Economics, Statistics

"Always hope for the best and prepare for the worst"

Eric Cherwin Vice-Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme Senior | Political Science "Get psyched! Not everyone can win a gavel, but everyone can have fun."

Eric Cherwin
Vice-Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme

Senior | Political Science

"Get psyched! Not everyone can win a gavel, but everyone can have fun."

Sherry Guo Head Chair | Second Economic & Financial Senior | Business Administration, Integrative Biology

Sherry Guo
Head Chair | Second Economic & Financial

Senior | Business Administration, Integrative Biology

Chelsea Evans Vice-Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization Junior | Civil Engineering "MUN is FUN!"

Chelsea Evans
Vice-Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization

Junior | Civil Engineering

"MUN is FUN!"

Jacky Tian Head Chair | Berkeley Venture Capital Junior | Economics, Computer Science "Life is short. Live longer."

Jacky Tian
Head Chair | Berkeley Venture Capital

Junior | Economics, Computer Science

"Life is short. Live longer."

Emily Yan Head Chair | UN Environmental Programme Junior | Environmental Science, Environmental Economics and Policy "The Earth does not belong to us; we belong to the Earth" -Marlee Matlin. Can't wait to see you all at BMUN 66!"

Emily Yan
Head Chair | UN Environmental Programme

Junior | Environmental Science, Environmental Economics and Policy

"The Earth does not belong to us; we belong to the Earth" -Marlee Matlin. Can't wait to see you all at BMUN 66!"

Michael Pollack Head Chair | Security Council Junior | Cognitive Science "Remember, you can't spell 'fun' without the UN!"

Michael Pollack
Head Chair | Security Council

Junior | Cognitive Science

"Remember, you can't spell 'fun' without the UN!"

Stevie Zheng Head Chair | First Disarmament & International Security Senior | Chemical Engineering "Don't forget to dry clean that suit!"

Stevie Zheng
Head Chair | First Disarmament & International Security

Senior | Chemical Engineering

"Don't forget to dry clean that suit!"

Habiiba Malingha Vice-Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Sophomore | Economics "Do a great deal of research into your countries and it's views on the questions you will be addressing. Imagine you are an ambassador and you have to diplomatically protect your country's interests but be open to other countries' opinions. The quality of your argument will also depend on how well you know your allies and opponents. So give yourself ample time to prepare for the BMUN LXV! Good luck. "

Habiiba Malingha
Vice-Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Sophomore | Economics

"Do a great deal of research into your countries and it's views on the questions you will be addressing. Imagine you are an ambassador and you have to diplomatically protect your country's interests but be open to other countries' opinions. The quality of your argument will also depend on how well you know your allies and opponents. So give yourself ample time to prepare for the BMUN LXV! Good luck. "

Alexander Liu Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Sophomore | Business Administration, Applied Mathematics "BMUN is really good and really old."

Alexander Liu
Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Sophomore | Business Administration, Applied Mathematics

"BMUN is really good and really old."

Serena Wang Vice-Chair | Arab League Crisis Junior | Arabic, Political Science "Come prepared, open-minded, and excited!"

Serena Wang
Vice-Chair | Arab League Crisis

Junior | Arabic, Political Science

"Come prepared, open-minded, and excited!"

Jake Tibbetts Head Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis Sophomore | Computer Science, Global Studies   "BMUN is the continuation of the UN by other means. Excited to see everyone in March!"

Jake Tibbetts
Head Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis

Sophomore | Computer Science, Global Studies

 

"BMUN is the continuation of the UN by other means. Excited to see everyone in March!"

Suma Thati Head Chair | United Nations Human Rights Council Sophomore | Media Studies "Believe in your flyness, conquer your shyness."

Suma Thati
Head Chair | United Nations Human Rights Council

Sophomore | Media Studies

"Believe in your flyness, conquer your shyness."

Anthony Mauriello Vice-Chair | Commission on Science and Technology for Development Freshman | Molecular and Cellular Biology "You miss every shot that you don't take, so speak up and make the most of the conference that you can."

Anthony Mauriello
Vice-Chair | Commission on Science and Technology for Development

Freshman | Molecular and Cellular Biology

"You miss every shot that you don't take, so speak up and make the most of the conference that you can."

Claire Black Vice-Chair | Organization of American States Freshman | Political Economy "Stay engaged during committee and remember that your voice is worth hearing. Don't worry if you're not speaking in your native language; we're all here to step out of our comfort zones and learn."

Claire Black
Vice-Chair | Organization of American States

Freshman | Political Economy

"Stay engaged during committee and remember that your voice is worth hearing. Don't worry if you're not speaking in your native language; we're all here to step out of our comfort zones and learn."

Gigi Choy Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Senior | Political Economy "The world is your oyster and the only limit is your imagination. I can't wait to see what you can come up with!"

Gigi Choy
Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Senior | Political Economy

"The world is your oyster and the only limit is your imagination. I can't wait to see what you can come up with!"

Moriah Meyers Vice-Chair | Arab League Crisis Freshman | Environmental Economics and Policy, English "I'm so excited to see you all in March!"

Moriah Meyers
Vice-Chair | Arab League Crisis

Freshman | Environmental Economics and Policy, English

"I'm so excited to see you all in March!"

Richard Jin Vice-Chair | 1st Disarmament and International Security Freshman | Business Administration, Math "Greetings delegates! MUN conferences can be grueling emotional rollercoasters. But as long as you try your best, everything will work out. Syriasly."

Richard Jin
Vice-Chair | 1st Disarmament and International Security

Freshman | Business Administration, Math

"Greetings delegates! MUN conferences can be grueling emotional rollercoasters. But as long as you try your best, everything will work out. Syriasly."

Tal Stoler Vice-Chair | 4th Special Political and Decolonization Sophomore | Economics "Hello wonderful delegates! I am more than excited to meet you all and get to hear your insightful thoughts and ideas. BMUN is v fun."

Tal Stoler
Vice-Chair | 4th Special Political and Decolonization

Sophomore | Economics

"Hello wonderful delegates! I am more than excited to meet you all and get to hear your insightful thoughts and ideas. BMUN is v fun."

Jessica Zhao Head Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum Senior | Media Studies "Apply to Cal. Become a Golden Bear. Make the best decision of your life."

Jessica Zhao
Head Chair | Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum

Senior | Media Studies

"Apply to Cal. Become a Golden Bear. Make the best decision of your life."

Octavio García Farfán Vice-Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Senior | Economics

Octavio García Farfán
Vice-Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Senior | Economics

Liam Campbell Vice-Chair | First Disarmament & International Security Senior | Industrial Engineering and Operations Research "Go BMUN or go home."

Liam Campbell
Vice-Chair | First Disarmament & International Security

Senior | Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

"Go BMUN or go home."

Ashley Njoroge Head Chair | African Union Junior | Computer Science, Cognitive Science

Ashley Njoroge
Head Chair | African Union

Junior | Computer Science, Cognitive Science

Andy Luo Head Chair | Arab League Crisis Junior | Molecular & Cellular Biology, Economics "Get pumped for BMUN."

Andy Luo
Head Chair | Arab League Crisis

Junior | Molecular & Cellular Biology, Economics

"Get pumped for BMUN."

Tushita Saraf Vice-Chair | Joint Crisis Cabinet Junior | Political Science

Tushita Saraf
Vice-Chair | Joint Crisis Cabinet

Junior | Political Science

Julia Geer Vice-Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Sophomore | Cognitive Science "Hey delegates! I can't wait to meet you all and hear your wonderful ideas about such relevant international conflicts. Don't forget to be excited and passionate!"

Julia Geer
Vice-Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Sophomore | Cognitive Science

"Hey delegates! I can't wait to meet you all and hear your wonderful ideas about such relevant international conflicts. Don't forget to be excited and passionate!"

Daniel Ginsberg Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis Sophomore | Business Administration, Economics "The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." - Winston Churchill

Daniel Ginsberg
Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis

Sophomore | Business Administration, Economics

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." - Winston Churchill

Suchitra Narayanan Vice-Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis Sophomore | Chemical Engineering "I remember when I was in your shoes just last year and little did I know, that I'd be here now! Never limit yourself and come be a Golden Bear. Can't wait to see you all this March!"

Suchitra Narayanan
Vice-Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis

Sophomore | Chemical Engineering

"I remember when I was in your shoes just last year and little did I know, that I'd be here now! Never limit yourself and come be a Golden Bear. Can't wait to see you all this March!"

Zishen Liu Vice-Chair | Second Economic & Financial Sophomore | Economics, Mathematics "Never give up!"

Zishen Liu
Vice-Chair | Second Economic & Financial

Sophomore | Economics, Mathematics

"Never give up!"

Ali Maloney Head Chair | International Court of Justice Sophomore | English, History "'Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.' -Conan O'Brien. Good luck and remember to have fun!"

Ali Maloney
Head Chair | International Court of Justice

Sophomore | English, History

"'Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.' -Conan O'Brien. Good luck and remember to have fun!"

Joseph Shin Vice-Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization Sophomore | Political Science "I assure you that if you put your passion and hard work in to preparing for BMUN 65, you are going to have an awesome time! See you then!"

Joseph Shin
Vice-Chair | Fourth Special & Decolonization

Sophomore | Political Science

"I assure you that if you put your passion and hard work in to preparing for BMUN 65, you are going to have an awesome time! See you then!"

Ashwin Srikanth Vice-Chair | International Court of Justice Freshman | Molecular and Cellular Biology, Public Health "Preparation is the key to succeeding. But beyond than that, I'm looking forward to seeing the passion for Model United Nations that delegates bring to the conference."

Ashwin Srikanth

Vice-Chair | International Court of Justice

Freshman | Molecular and Cellular Biology, Public Health

"Preparation is the key to succeeding. But beyond than that, I'm looking forward to seeing the passion for Model United Nations that delegates bring to the conference."

Danielle Tyukody Vice-Chair | Second Economic and Financial Freshman | Political Science "I hope you enjoy the conference!"

Danielle Tyukody
Vice-Chair | Second Economic and Financial

Freshman | Political Science

"I hope you enjoy the conference!"

Jacqueline Arteaga Vice-Chair | Organization of American States Freshman | Political Science, Spanish "All it takes is preparation and above all, confidence. You got this!"

Jacqueline Arteaga
Vice-Chair | Organization of American States

Freshman | Political Science, Spanish

"All it takes is preparation and above all, confidence. You got this!"

Neha Dubey Vice-Chair | Berkeley Venture Capital Freshman | Business Administration "BMUN is an amazing opportunity to learn and grow, give it your all and I'm excited to meet everyone in March!!"

Neha Dubey
Vice-Chair | Berkeley Venture Capital

Freshman | Business Administration

"BMUN is an amazing opportunity to learn and grow, give it your all and I'm excited to meet everyone in March!!"

Ruchirangad Sharma Vice-Chair | UN Human Rights Council Freshman | Economics "Hoping my first BMUN conference is one to cherish and remember!"

Ruchirangad Sharma
Vice-Chair | UN Human Rights Council

Freshman | Economics

"Hoping my first BMUN conference is one to cherish and remember!"

Vikas Sharma Vice-Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Freshman | Computer Science, Economics "Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in." - Napoleon Bonaparte

Vikas Sharma
Vice-Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Freshman | Computer Science, Economics

"Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in." - Napoleon Bonaparte

Ben Sher Crisis Manager Senior | Business Administration "Excited to plan crises!"

Ben Sher
Crisis Manager

Senior | Business Administration

"Excited to plan crises!"

Adrian Hernandez-Morales Vice-Chair | Organization of American States Senior

Adrian Hernandez-Morales
Vice-Chair | Organization of American States

Senior

Patricia Midy Head Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme Junior | Architecture

Patricia Midy
Head Chair | UN Human Settlements Programme

Junior | Architecture

ASUC Senator Alexander Wilfert Vice-Chair | International Court of Justice Junior | Political Economy, History "Joining was one of the best decisions I made at Cal and I can't imagine my time at Berkeley without being a part of this club."

ASUC Senator Alexander Wilfert
Vice-Chair | International Court of Justice

Junior | Political Economy, History

"Joining was one of the best decisions I made at Cal and I can't imagine my time at Berkeley without being a part of this club."

TJ Ford Head Chair | UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development Junior | Molecular & Cell Biology "I can't wait to meet all of you this March! Let's make this BMUN the best yet."

TJ Ford
Head Chair | UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development

Junior | Molecular & Cell Biology

"I can't wait to meet all of you this March! Let's make this BMUN the best yet."

Henry Dong Head Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Junior | Cognitive Science, Molecular and Cell Biology

Henry Dong
Head Chair | United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Junior | Cognitive Science, Molecular and Cell Biology

Sachit Shroff Head Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Sophomore | Computer Science, Political Science "I'm looking. Forward to an awesome weekend of debate and diplomacy. See you all at the conference!"

Sachit Shroff
Head Chair | Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Sophomore | Computer Science, Political Science

"I'm looking. Forward to an awesome weekend of debate and diplomacy. See you all at the conference!"

Sabina Nong Vice-Chair | World Health Organization Sophomore | Political Science

Sabina Nong
Vice-Chair | World Health Organization

Sophomore | Political Science

Soham Kale Vice-Chair | United Nations Human Rights Council Sophomore | Engineering Physics "BMUN is the best conference you're going to experience in your Model UN career because it's filled with the kind of passion other conferences can only dream of. Make sure to make the most of it."

Soham Kale
Vice-Chair | United Nations Human Rights Council

Sophomore | Engineering Physics

"BMUN is the best conference you're going to experience in your Model UN career because it's filled with the kind of passion other conferences can only dream of. Make sure to make the most of it."

Olivia Lipari Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis Sophomore | Political Science, Gender & Women's Studies "Yay for debating! Yay for compromising! Yay for competing! Yay for learning! Yay for BMUN!"

Olivia Lipari
Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis

Sophomore | Political Science, Gender & Women's Studies

"Yay for debating! Yay for compromising! Yay for competing! Yay for learning! Yay for BMUN!"

Dennis Takeshita Vice-Chair | Organization of American States Junior | History, Political Science "Ready for another great year of fun, research, and learning! Go Bears!"

Dennis Takeshita
Vice-Chair | Organization of American States

Junior | History, Political Science

"Ready for another great year of fun, research, and learning! Go Bears!"

AD Mohanraj Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis Sophomore | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

AD Mohanraj
Vice-Chair | Joint Cabinet Crisis

Sophomore | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ayush Saxena Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis Freshman | Business Administration, Economics "Above all, when committee is at its apex in intensity, never forget that diplomacy is the core of international relations."

Ayush Saxena
Vice-Chair | Historical Crisis

Freshman | Business Administration, Economics

"Above all, when committee is at its apex in intensity, never forget that diplomacy is the core of international relations."

Dhruv Mandal Vice-Chair | World Health Organization Freshman | Public Health, French "Create your definition of 'good', make it your goal, and keep fighting the good fight."

Dhruv Mandal
Vice-Chair | World Health Organization

Freshman | Public Health, French

"Create your definition of 'good', make it your goal, and keep fighting the good fight."

Marine Fujisawa Vice-Chair | Security Council Freshman | Political Science "Hello delegates! As a vice chair for Security Council I am so excited to hear you all discuss pressing world issues and reach a compromise. We are going to have an amazing three days!"

Marine Fujisawa
Vice-Chair | Security Council

Freshman | Political Science

"Hello delegates! As a vice chair for Security Council I am so excited to hear you all discuss pressing world issues and reach a compromise. We are going to have an amazing three days!"

Nikhil Pimpalkhare Vice-Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis Freshman | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science "Welcome to BMUN! We've got a great weekend planned for you! My advice for you this weekend is to take a step outside your comfort zone, challenge yourself to truly embody your role, and, as with everything, stay woke!"

Nikhil Pimpalkhare
Vice-Chair | Cybersecurity Crisis

Freshman | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

"Welcome to BMUN! We've got a great weekend planned for you! My advice for you this weekend is to take a step outside your comfort zone, challenge yourself to truly embody your role, and, as with everything, stay woke!"

Sarah Xu Vice-Chair | United Nations Environmental Programme Freshman | Environmental Economics and Policy "Take a deep breath, you got this. Be fearless."

Sarah Xu
Vice-Chair | United Nations Environmental Programme

Freshman | Environmental Economics and Policy

"Take a deep breath, you got this. Be fearless."

Dylan Alcantara Vice-Chair | United Nations Environmental Programme Freshman | Business Administration, Economics "BMUN LXVI is a magical place where delegates can advance in their collaborative problem solving and international relation skills in order to be the leaders of tomorrow."

Dylan Alcantara
Vice-Chair | United Nations Environmental Programme

Freshman | Business Administration, Economics

"BMUN LXVI is a magical place where delegates can advance in their collaborative problem solving and international relation skills in order to be the leaders of tomorrow."