Our Team

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Secretary-General // Mark WIlcox

Mark Wilcox is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2021 and is majoring in Science, Technology, and International Affairs. Originally from Chesterton, Indiana, he is a loyal proponent of all things Midwest. His high school did not have Model UN, so instead he did debate for all four years. As he transitioned to college, he found Model UN to be a close fit to all the things that he loved about debate, so now he loves to travel with the team and staff their conferences. Outside of Model UN, he enjoys taking part in other activities, like tutoring for the After-School Kids program through the Center for Social Justice and being a Resident Assistant in a freshman dorm. Sometimes, he also likes to make radical life decisions like potentially changing majors because of Grey's Anatomy or wearing Crocs despite lots of snow. In order to get a break from many of his self-induced stresses, Mark loves to critically watch movies, spend time with friends, and simply explore new and exciting avenues of life.

 
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Executive Director // raphy Hupez

Raphy Hupez is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s class of 2021, majoring in International Economics and minoring in Italian. Her international upbringing growing up in New Delhi, Istanbul, Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C. sparked her interest in international affairs. She started being involved with Model UN her sophomore year of high school as a delegate, and started staffing once she started college. She served on Senior Staff for NCSC XLVI as Director of Operations, and served as Chair of Vercingetorix’s Confederation for NAIMUN LVI. Outside of Model UN, Raphy is involved with the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and co-curricular theater on campus having served as Technical Director for Nomadic Theatre’s 2018-19 winter show. Raphy loves going to bakeries with friends as they help her in her quest of finding DC’s best french pastries. She is incredibly excited to be serving as your Executive Director for NCSC XLVII and make this the best NCSC yet!!!


Chief of Staff // Jonathon Marek

Jonathon is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2021, majoring in International Political Economy with an Asian Studies Certificate. Jonathon was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois (Go Cubs!), and steadfastly maintains that it is the greatest city, bar none. He has been interested in China for over a decade, and has a special interest in the political economy of China's trade and international development policy. He researches Chinese domestic politics and rural development as a Mortara Undergraduate Research Fellow, and is also Chair of the Walsh Exchange. Prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Jonathon was Undersecretary-General of Councils and Boards at NCSC XLVI and a Crisis Analyst for the Hong Kong Board of Directors at NCSC XLV. He cannot wait to welcome you to NCSC XLVII, which he is sure will be the best one yet!


Under-Secretary-General of
Assemblies & Summits
// hoang-nam vu

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Hoang-Nam (Nam for short) is a member of Georgetown’s Class of 2022, currently majoring in Biology in Georgetown College with an intended specialization in Environmental Biology and intended minors in Science, Technology, and International Affairs and Computer Science. Originally from Howell, NJ, he started Model UN on a whim in sophomore year of high school and hasn’t looked back since. Nam fell in love with NCSC as a Crisis Analyst for the Balkan War JCC at NCSC XLVI, and served as a Rapporteur at NAIMUN LVI. Outside of Model UN and in between classes, Nam pretends to know how to sing (and sometimes beatbox) as a member of the Georgetown Phantoms a cappella group and raises cultural awareness as a part of Georgetown’s Asian-American Student Association. He loves to play the piano, find new places to eat, and dance like nobody’s watching, and is super excited to serve as the USG for Assemblies and Summits!

Director of Delegate Affairs
// CLay volino

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Clay Volino is a member of the Georgetown Class of 2022 interested in majoring in Government. He comes to Georgetown from Palo Alto, CA, but he lived in Washington, D.C. before that. Clay is also serving as a Crisis Analyst in Ad-Hoc at NAIMUN LVI and regularly competing on the travel team. He is also the Treasurer of the International Relations Club. Outside of Model UN, Clay plays Trombone in the Georgetown Pep Band, serves on the Student Activities Commission, and works on campaigning and professional development with the College Democrats. Clay also enjoys trying new restaurants and foods with friends, going for bike rides, and travelling near and far. He is looking forward to working with you as the Director of Delegate Affairs at NCSC XLVII!

 

Under-Secretary-GEneral of
Councils & boards
// ROse dallimore

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Rose Dallimore is a member of the School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2022, currently studying International Politics, with a focus in Foreign Policy and a minor in Theology. She has lived most of her life in New York City (go Yankees!) and Chattanooga, Tennessee (home of the nation’s fastest internet) but is proud to call Washington, D.C. home, mostly for the epic amount of Ethiopian food and the random interactions she has with politicians on the street. She enjoys the TV show Community (watch the Model UN episode), hiking, love-hating on Tennessee, Spotify, hot sauces, theology, getting lost in new places, maps, and solid memes. She participated in MUN in high school and enjoys traveling on the circuit, as well as staffing NCSC and our sister high school conference, NAIMUN. Outside of MUN, Rose serves on the GU Honor Council and Student Government, writes poetry, and is a student researcher and consultant for the Free Speech Project. She is psyched to be the USG of Councils and Boards and can’t wait for what will be an unforgettable conference!

Director of Business Development
// alice cho

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Alice is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service's Class of 2022 interested in studying East Asian politics. She is from the country roads of New Hartford, New York and, before that, South Korea. Although she did Model UN for many years in high school, she decided she liked the logistics of MUN more than the actual debate and served in the Chief of Staff team in NCSC XLVI and in LOGSEC for NAIMUN LVI. Outside of Model UN, Alice is religiously serving Campus Outreach, editing for Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and filling out paperwork at Hoya Taxa. In her free time, she often watches obscure youtubers and laments over the lack of Korean food in Georgetown. She promises to do her very best in serving as the Director of Business Development!

 

Under-secretary-General OF Regionals
// Áine crinion

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Áine Crinion is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2022 and is studying International Politics and Spanish. Originally from Ireland, she now proudly lives in the barren abyss that is South Dakota (yes, the one with Mt. Rushmore). Though her high school didn’t have Model UN, she was a debater for all four years and now enjoys traveling with Georgetown’s Model UN team and staffing Georgetown’s two conferences. When not doing Model UN, she is an editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs and is on Georgetown’s Federal Relations Committee as a congressional liaison. In her free time, she enjoys watching cheesy rom-coms, singing and playing Mamma Mia on the piano, and defending her love of Taylor Swift’s music to anyone who will listen.

Director of operations
// joseph edmundson

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Joey Edmundson is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service´s class of 2022 and is unofficially declared* to study Science, Technology, and International Affairs with a concentration in energy and environment. (* denotes that his degree is subject to and probably will change multiple times before his graduation). From Plum, Pennsylvania- the largest borough in Pennsylvania he might add-, his high school did not offer MUN, but that did not stop him from jumping right in during college. Gaining experience during both NCSC XLVI and NAIMUN LVI, Joey is more than excited to serve as your Director of Operations for NCSC XLVII.  When he is not spending hours behind a computer preparing for NCSC, Joey can be found tending bees at the Hoya Hive, volunteering through the Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program, or cantoring during Sunday contemporary masses (he can’t really sing, but that doesn’t stop him).

 

Under-Secretary-General of Cabinets
// Kate toole

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Kate is a member of the Class of 2022 in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, majoring in Global Health and minoring in Science, Technology, and International Affairs. Originally from Syracuse, New York, she is still adjusting to life without snow. Prior to NCSC XLVII, Kate served as a Director on the Zimbabwe Cabinet at NCSC XLVI, as well as a Crisis Manager for JCC Spain at NAIMUN LVI. Outside of Model UN, Kate enjoys planning Georgetown’s orientation programming as a Weeks of Welcome Coordinator, and helping organize No Lost Generation’s advocacy and volunteering work for refugees. Kate also loves exploring DC’s greatest study spots (shout out to the Portrait Gallery), when not getting lost on the metro. She is very excited to be serving as your USG of Cabinets for NCSC XLVII.

Director of outreach
// Megha kondapally

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Megha is a member of Georgetown's Class of 2022 in the Walsh School of Foreign Service interested in studying Science, Technology & International Affairs with a concentration in Business, Growth & Development. She was born in Fremont, CA and has lived in the Bay Area and will never stop talking about how much she loves her hometown. Megha served in the LogSec committee at NAIMUN LVI and has done debate throughout high school. Outside of Model UN, Megha does research for the Georgetown India Initiative, works with Hilltop Consultants, invests with Zeeba, and enjoys doing acts of kindness with GIVES. In her (limited) free time, she enjoys exploring new places, finding new restaurants, and playing board games with her friends. She is extremely excited to serve as your Director of Outreach for NCSC XLVII.

 

under-SEcretary-General of Joint Crisis
// WILL Bartlett

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Will Bartlett is a member of the Class of 2022 planning to study Classics and History in the College of Arts and Science. Will hails from New York City, indisputably the best city on Earth (sorry D.C.). Will’s experience with Model UN stretches back to his freshman year in high school, where he fell in love with the fast-paced historical simulations that are crisis committees. He continues to compete in crisis committees on Georgetown’s excellent travel team, GUMUN, in addition to crisis staffing NCSC and its sister conference for high schoolers, NAIMUN. When he isn’t doing translation work in the bowels of Lau or at Model UN practice, Will enjoys taking reinvigorating naps and discovering great music albums. Will is incredibly excited to see what delegates will bring to this NCSC’s Joint Crisis Committees organ and can’t wait to see how their plans unfold!

Director of Programming
// mahek ahmad

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Mahek is a member of Georgetown College's Class of 2022 majoring in Government and minoring in Arabic and Women and Gender Studies. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, she is an avid foodie and is always on the lookout for the best eats in DC. In high school, Mahek competed on the Speech & Debate team and was an avid participant in student government. In an effort to have a slightly different experience in college, Mahek travels on the Model UN team and has staffed both NCSC and NAIMUN. Outside of the IRC, Mahek is a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Sorority and is very involved in the South Asian Society Board, through which she helps organize the annual Rangila dance showcase to raise money for various nonprofit organizations! On a Saturday night, you can probably find her in bed with a face mask or in the middle of the dance floor. Mahek is super excited to be your Director of Programming for NCSC XLVII!

 

director of media & technology
// Samuel Nelson

Samuel Nelson is in the McDonough School of Business Class of 2021, pursuing Operations & Information Management and Marketing. Born in South Korea, he grew up in South Jersey, but currently resides in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Sam has never participated in Model UN before, but is excited to join the MUN community. When he’s not in a NCSC meeting, he can be found laying pages for The Hoya (Georgetown’s student newspaper) tweeting from the French Embassy, or simply talking about something that reminds him of his six weeks in France. He loves languages, crossword puzzles, and playing ukulele and can’t wait for NCSC XLVII.