Ankita is a third-year studying politics from Monroe Township, New Jersey. She is primarily interested in international development. In the past, she has served on secretariat for both VAMUN and VICS, IRO's collegiate conference. Outside of IRO, Ankita is involved with U.Va.'s Honor system and student newspaper. Ankita is incredibly honored and excited to serve as Secretary General, and looks forward to watching the delegates bring VAMUN 37 to life in November. Contact Ankita at email@example.com for any questions regarding the conference!
Adi Sapre is a third year who is currently studying Computer Science and Statistics with an interest in bringing real world solutions to life. He’s pursued the love of his life (Model UN) for 7 years and is really looking forward to continuing throughout college. Whenever, you’re looking for him, you can be sure to find him at the nearest Chick-fil-a or Bodo’s (his second love), or taking long walks on the beach into the sunset. He's happy to work alongside his USGs to bring delegates exciting, fast-paced committees and looks forward to meeting delegates this fall! Contact Adi at firstname.lastname@example.org for all queries, questions, and quandaries.
USG of Delegations
Shivani Saboo is a second year at UVA double majoring in Computer Science and Economics. Her love affair with Model UN started when she was in seventh grade and has only intensified since she came to UVA last year. She attended VAMUN all through High School so this will actually be her sixth iteration of this conference. From being a delegate at VAMUN to being a vice chair, she is so incredibly excited to experience this conference from the Secretariat side. Feel free to email her if you have any questions or concerns at email@example.com. See you soon!
Chief of Staff
Caitlin Kwalwasser is a second year in the College of Arts and Sciences hoping to study Foreign Affairs. She is incredibly excited to be the Under-Secretary General of Staff for this year's VAMUN. While originally from the great state of New York, she has called the good ol’ Commonwealth home for the past few years. Besides participating in Model UN here at the University, Caitlin is very active around grounds as an investigator for the University Judiciary Committee and as a peer advisor with the ULink Peer Advising Program. Within the International Relations Organization, Caitlin has vice chaired for VAMUN XXXVI, chaired a committee for the University of Virginia's College Model UN conference, and is currently serving as the organization's secretary. She is an avid ice cream and book enthusiast, but her true passion lies in debating international politics.
USG of Crisis Committees
Caroline is a second-year studying Political Philosophy, Policy and Law (PPL) and Government. Her academic interests include political theory and peaceful conflict resolution. At UVa, Caroline serves as Executive Editor for the Virginia Review of Politics and is involved with the Charlottesville Debate League, the International Relations Organization and Chi Omega Sorority. Caroline's passion for politics and Model UN led her to VAMUN, and she looks forward to the growth of this conference!
USG of Internal Relations
Monica Sebastian is a second year student from Ellicott City, Maryland looking to study Economics. She previously served as the Under-Secretary-General for Logistics for VIGMUN III. Before becoming a student at the University of Virginia, Monica participated in Model UN at Mount Hebron High School and was Secretary-General her senior year. In addition to being a part of IRO, Monica is also a member of the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society.
Monica is extremely excited and honored to serve on the Secretariat for VAMUN XXXVII and is looking forward to making it an enjoyable and educational conference for all those involved!
WGSS Head Crisis Director Adam Kimelman
Adam Kimelman is a Third Year Foreign Affairs and History Major from Middletown, New York. Adam is heavily involved in the International Relations Organization, having chaired last VAMUN and VICS, actively competing on the Model UN Travel Team, and serving as the organization’s treasurer. Outside of IRO, Adam serves as the Chair of the College Republicans, is involved in the Flash Seminars Planning Team, as well as the Washington and Roosevelt Societies. Adam is beyond excited to be the Head Crisis Director of this year’s Wilson Global Systems Simulation, and is looking forward to an exciting weekend.