VAMUN XXXIX Secretariat 

Secretary General   Shivani Saboo  Shivani Saboo is a fourth year student in the Engineering School majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Business through the Commerce School. VAMUN XXXIX will be her 7th VAMUN! She previously served as the Director General and USG of Delegations for the conference and even participated as a delegate for three years in High School (#hailhighlanders)! Shivani is incredibly excited to be a part of VAMUN one last time and hopes to make this year the best one yet. Outside of MUN, Shivani is the President of the Indian Student Association, dances for a fusion team, and enjoys exploring Charlottesville with her friends.

Secretary General

Shivani Saboo

Shivani Saboo is a fourth year student in the Engineering School majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Business through the Commerce School. VAMUN XXXIX will be her 7th VAMUN! She previously served as the Director General and USG of Delegations for the conference and even participated as a delegate for three years in High School (#hailhighlanders)! Shivani is incredibly excited to be a part of VAMUN one last time and hopes to make this year the best one yet. Outside of MUN, Shivani is the President of the Indian Student Association, dances for a fusion team, and enjoys exploring Charlottesville with her friends.

Director General   Andrew Farnsworth  Andrew Farnsworth is a third year student in the Batten School double majoring in Public Policy and Economics. You may remember him from last year, as Andrew was the USG of Delegations at VAMUN XXXVIII. He attended VAMUN for 3 years in high school and is excited to replicated his experience for a group of new high school delegates. Outside of MUN, Andrew is a Midshipman in the Naval ROTC program, he writes for the Virginia Review of Politics, and he plays for the Club Badminton team.

Director General

Andrew Farnsworth

Andrew Farnsworth is a third year student in the Batten School double majoring in Public Policy and Economics. You may remember him from last year, as Andrew was the USG of Delegations at VAMUN XXXVIII. He attended VAMUN for 3 years in high school and is excited to replicated his experience for a group of new high school delegates. Outside of MUN, Andrew is a Midshipman in the Naval ROTC program, he writes for the Virginia Review of Politics, and he plays for the Club Badminton team.

USG of Delegations   Adu Menon

USG of Delegations

Adu Menon

USG of Business   Sean Conners

USG of Business

Sean Conners

Chief of Staff   Nidhi Desai

Chief of Staff

Nidhi Desai

Chargé de Affairs   Dan Nakasone

Chargé de Affairs

Dan Nakasone

USG of General Assemblies   Katie Novak

USG of General Assemblies

Katie Novak

USG of Specialized Agencies   Aditya Singh

USG of Specialized Agencies

Aditya Singh

USG of Crisis   Kira Bannister

USG of Crisis

Kira Bannister

USG of Crisis   Austin Hanley  Austin Hanley is a second year from Reston, Virginia hoping to study Commerce when the time comes along. This is his 4th VAMUN and 5th year in Model UN. Enjoying everything Model UN has had to offer him (save for four-hour committee sessions), Austin looks forward to making the crisis committees as bearable as possible. Outside of VAMUN, Austin likes to run, hang out with friends, and explore Charlottesville.

USG of Crisis

Austin Hanley

Austin Hanley is a second year from Reston, Virginia hoping to study Commerce when the time comes along. This is his 4th VAMUN and 5th year in Model UN. Enjoying everything Model UN has had to offer him (save for four-hour committee sessions), Austin looks forward to making the crisis committees as bearable as possible. Outside of VAMUN, Austin likes to run, hang out with friends, and explore Charlottesville.

USG of WGSS   Noah Strike

USG of WGSS

Noah Strike

USG of Finance   Sam Wilder  Sam Wilder is a second year from outside of Philadelphia who can’t wait to serve as VAMUN’s director of finance this year. She is hoping to double major in both statistics and business, while remaining active in VAMUN and in her sorority, among many organizations. In her free time, she loves to explore Charlottesville, get coffee on Grounds, and check out new restaurants with friends. She is really looking forward to this year’s conference and knows Secretariat will make VAMUN 39 the best yet!

USG of Finance

Sam Wilder

Sam Wilder is a second year from outside of Philadelphia who can’t wait to serve as VAMUN’s director of finance this year. She is hoping to double major in both statistics and business, while remaining active in VAMUN and in her sorority, among many organizations. In her free time, she loves to explore Charlottesville, get coffee on Grounds, and check out new restaurants with friends. She is really looking forward to this year’s conference and knows Secretariat will make VAMUN 39 the best yet!

USG of Operations   Caroline Brunner

USG of Operations

Caroline Brunner

USG of Hospitality   Pratyusha Veerareddy  Pratyusha Veerareddy is a second year planning on majoring in Economics and Political Philosophy, Policy, & Law. She has been doing Model UN since her freshman year of highschool, and her favorite MUN memory is refusing to speak at her first conference. Outside of MUN, she serves as a Counselor for the University Judiciary Committee and an Outreach Chair for the Indian Student Association. She is very excited to welcome everyone to Charlottesville next fall and make sure they have a great time.

USG of Hospitality

Pratyusha Veerareddy

Pratyusha Veerareddy is a second year planning on majoring in Economics and Political Philosophy, Policy, & Law. She has been doing Model UN since her freshman year of highschool, and her favorite MUN memory is refusing to speak at her first conference. Outside of MUN, she serves as a Counselor for the University Judiciary Committee and an Outreach Chair for the Indian Student Association. She is very excited to welcome everyone to Charlottesville next fall and make sure they have a great time.

Deputy Chargé de Affairs   Hannah Kobel  Hannah Kobel is a third year student from Cape Elizabeth, Maine majoring in Economics and minoring in Statistics. This year will be her 7th year being involved in Model UN and 2nd year being involved with VAMUN. This past fall, she was a Vice-Chair for VAMUN XXXVIII and is so excited to be a part of the Secretariat for VAMUN XXXIX! Outside of MUN, she is a Transfer Student Peer Advisor, involved in her sorority, and loves to be outside and explore Charlottesville.

Deputy Chargé de Affairs

Hannah Kobel

Hannah Kobel is a third year student from Cape Elizabeth, Maine majoring in Economics and minoring in Statistics. This year will be her 7th year being involved in Model UN and 2nd year being involved with VAMUN. This past fall, she was a Vice-Chair for VAMUN XXXVIII and is so excited to be a part of the Secretariat for VAMUN XXXIX! Outside of MUN, she is a Transfer Student Peer Advisor, involved in her sorority, and loves to be outside and explore Charlottesville.