THE 2019-2020 EXECUTIVE BOARD

Abi McGowan (President)   Year: 4th    Hometown: Cincinnati, OH    Major(s): Political Science and International Relations and Diplomacy w/ minors in Chinese and History    Responsibilities: Running weekly and Exec Board meetings, overseeing operations of organization    Favorite Part of CCWA: Dmcs while driving to conferences    Contact: thepresident@ccwaosu.org

Abi McGowan (President)

Year: 4th

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Major(s): Political Science and International Relations and Diplomacy w/ minors in Chinese and History

Responsibilities: Running weekly and Exec Board meetings, overseeing operations of organization

Favorite Part of CCWA: Dmcs while driving to conferences

Contact: thepresident@ccwaosu.org

Sasha Zborovsky (Vice President)   Year: 4th    Hometown: Cleveland, OH    Major(s): English and History w/ minor in Hebrew    Responsibilities: Secondary liaison and point of contact to all outside organization and campus administration. I also organize CCWA10s and perform all the duties of the President in the event the President became unable.    Favorite Part of CCWA: I love the unique collection of people in CCWA. Our members come from across the world and express a variety of interests, ranging from medicine to theater, yet we remain bonded by our dedication to global affairs. And of course, our international dinner nights.    Contact: zborovsky.2@osu.edu

Sasha Zborovsky (Vice President)

Year: 4th

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Major(s): English and History w/ minor in Hebrew

Responsibilities: Secondary liaison and point of contact to all outside organization and campus administration. I also organize CCWA10s and perform all the duties of the President in the event the President became unable.

Favorite Part of CCWA: I love the unique collection of people in CCWA. Our members come from across the world and express a variety of interests, ranging from medicine to theater, yet we remain bonded by our dedication to global affairs. And of course, our international dinner nights.

Contact: zborovsky.2@osu.edu

Simona Jasova (Director of Finance)   Year: 3rd    Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic    Major(s): International Business and French    Responsibilities: Handling anything to do with finances (bank accounts, fundraising, Model UN finances, etc.)    Favorite Part of CCWA: All the different people I was able to meet and the lasting friendships I’ve made    Contact: jasova. 1@osu.edu

Simona Jasova (Director of Finance)

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic

Major(s): International Business and French

Responsibilities: Handling anything to do with finances (bank accounts, fundraising, Model UN finances, etc.)

Favorite Part of CCWA: All the different people I was able to meet and the lasting friendships I’ve made

Contact: jasova. 1@osu.edu

INTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (IAC)

Kathleen Fink (Director of Membership)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: St. Louis, MO    Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy, Economics, and Spanish    Responsibilities: Organizing club events (Cabin Trip, International Dinner Nights, Parents Weekend, etc), making both old and new members feel welcome, taking attendance, leading the IAC    Favorite Part of CCWA: Becoming friends with people who are as interested in and passionate about global affairs as me, also MUN conferences    Contact: fink.262@osu.edu

Kathleen Fink (Director of Membership)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy, Economics, and Spanish

Responsibilities: Organizing club events (Cabin Trip, International Dinner Nights, Parents Weekend, etc), making both old and new members feel welcome, taking attendance, leading the IAC

Favorite Part of CCWA: Becoming friends with people who are as interested in and passionate about global affairs as me, also MUN conferences

Contact: fink.262@osu.edu

Lizzy Roka (Executive Secretary)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Toledo, OH    Major(s): Political Science and Geography w/ minor in French    Responsibilities: Maintaining the CCWA website, newsletter, blog, and social media    Favorite Part of CCWA: Making bad puns in club media representation    Contact: roka.4@osu.edu

Lizzy Roka (Executive Secretary)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Toledo, OH

Major(s): Political Science and Geography w/ minor in French

Responsibilities: Maintaining the CCWA website, newsletter, blog, and social media

Favorite Part of CCWA: Making bad puns in club media representation

Contact: roka.4@osu.edu

Anthony Perrins (Recruitment Chair)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Hertford, England    Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy w/minors in Arabic and Economics    Responsibilities: Attracting new members, advising them, and making sure they stay involved in our wonderful organization    Favorite Part of CCWA: Arguing with people (whether at conferences or in our weekly meetings)    Contact: ccwarecruitment@gmail.com

Anthony Perrins (Recruitment Chair)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Hertford, England

Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy w/minors in Arabic and Economics

Responsibilities: Attracting new members, advising them, and making sure they stay involved in our wonderful organization

Favorite Part of CCWA: Arguing with people (whether at conferences or in our weekly meetings)

Contact: ccwarecruitment@gmail.com

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (EAC)

 
Emily Needham (Director of Outreach)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Cleveland, OH    Major(s): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and History w/ minors in Dance and German    Responsibilities: I connect CCWA to the outside world, which includes inviting guest speakers and organizing collaborations with other student orgs    Favorite Part of CCWA: Meeting friends who are super passionate about International Affairs and who make being nerdy look cool!    Contact: needham.76@osu.edu

Emily Needham (Director of Outreach)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Major(s): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and History w/ minors in Dance and German

Responsibilities: I connect CCWA to the outside world, which includes inviting guest speakers and organizing collaborations with other student orgs

Favorite Part of CCWA: Meeting friends who are super passionate about International Affairs and who make being nerdy look cool!

Contact: needham.76@osu.edu

Jacob Chang (Marketing Chair)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Nanjing, China    Major(s): Computer and Information Science and Psychology    Responsibilities: Making promotional items/merchandise, promoting CCWA to the whole campus    Favorite Part of CCWA: Doing Model UN with people from different parts of the world and meeting new friends who share common interests    Contact: chang.1728@osu.edu

Jacob Chang (Marketing Chair)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Nanjing, China

Major(s): Computer and Information Science and Psychology

Responsibilities: Making promotional items/merchandise, promoting CCWA to the whole campus

Favorite Part of CCWA: Doing Model UN with people from different parts of the world and meeting new friends who share common interests

Contact: chang.1728@osu.edu

 

BRANCH LEADERS

Piper Womelsdorf (Head Delegate)   Year: 3rd    Hometown: Cincinnati, OH    Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy and Arabic w/ minor in Geography    Responsibilities: Model United Nations team management (conference schedule & logistics, delegate training, etc.)    Favorite Part of CCWA: Finding my community at Ohio State    Contact: womelsdorf.1@osu.edu

Piper Womelsdorf (Head Delegate)

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Major(s): International Relations & Diplomacy and Arabic w/ minor in Geography

Responsibilities: Model United Nations team management (conference schedule & logistics, delegate training, etc.)

Favorite Part of CCWA: Finding my community at Ohio State

Contact: womelsdorf.1@osu.edu

Yazan Anani (Head Delegate)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Columbus, OH    Major(s): Political Science and Economics w/ minor in Spanish    Responsibilities: Model United Nations team management    Favorite Part of CCWA: Jam sessions at weekly meetings    Contact: anani.4@osu.edu

Yazan Anani (Head Delegate)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Major(s): Political Science and Economics w/ minor in Spanish

Responsibilities: Model United Nations team management

Favorite Part of CCWA: Jam sessions at weekly meetings

Contact: anani.4@osu.edu

Vince Glidden (OSUMUN Secretary-General)   Year: 2nd    Hometown: Akron, OH    Major(s): Economics w/ minors in Italian and Political Science    Responsibilities: Running and organizing OSUMUN, our high school MUN conference    Favorite Part of CCWA: Making new friends and experiencing new things, especially at conferences    Contact: ccwaosumun@gmail.com

Vince Glidden (OSUMUN Secretary-General)

Year: 2nd

Hometown: Akron, OH

Major(s): Economics w/ minors in Italian and Political Science

Responsibilities: Running and organizing OSUMUN, our high school MUN conference

Favorite Part of CCWA: Making new friends and experiencing new things, especially at conferences

Contact: ccwaosumun@gmail.com

 
Simon Pollayil (Alger Editor-in-Chief)   Year: 4th    Hometown: Kuwait City, Kuwait    Major(s): Computer Science Engineering w/ minor in Architecture    Responsibilities: In charge of publishing the Alger Magazine    Favorite Part of CCWA: The people you meet along the way    Contact: pollayil.1@osu.edu

Simon Pollayil (Alger Editor-in-Chief)

Year: 4th

Hometown: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Major(s): Computer Science Engineering w/ minor in Architecture

Responsibilities: In charge of publishing the Alger Magazine

Favorite Part of CCWA: The people you meet along the way

Contact: pollayil.1@osu.edu

Devon Basinger (UNA President)   Year: 3rd    Hometown: Ottawa, OH    Major(s): World Economics & Business w/ minors in Korean, Studio Art, and Architecture    Responsibilities: Organizing and running weekly United Nations Association (UNA) meetings    Favorite Part of CCWA: Jeopardy!    Contact: devon.basinger@gmail.com

Devon Basinger (UNA President)

Year: 3rd

Hometown: Ottawa, OH

Major(s): World Economics & Business w/ minors in Korean, Studio Art, and Architecture

Responsibilities: Organizing and running weekly United Nations Association (UNA) meetings

Favorite Part of CCWA: Jeopardy!

Contact: devon.basinger@gmail.com