Meet the Secretariat
Jake is a rising senior at the college studying Government and Economics and pursuing coursework in classical guitar. Originally from the DC area, he has been involved with Model UN since his freshman year of high school all the way back in 2012. Previously, he has been a committee director at WMHSMUN XXX, an Undersecretary General at XXXI, and the Registration Director at XXXII. In his role as Secretary General, Jake looks forward to preparing a diverse palate of committees for delegates to enjoy!
Heather Rodenberg is a senior at William and Mary and has lived in South Africa, California, Texas, and West Virginia. She is pursuing a double major in International Relations and Economics with a concentration in Middle Eastern studies and Arabic. Since the beginning of her freshman year she has been involved with the International Relations Club, holding secretariat-level and staffing positions for all W&M hosted conferences on top of travel to collegiate conferences. It is rare to see her outside of Swem Library Aromas, but when she is not drinking coffee she is likely riding horses for the W&M Equestrian Team. Other activities on campus include giving tours for the W&M admissions office, tutoring in Arabic, being active on political campaigns, and conducting independent research for the Political Psychology in International Relations Lab. She can’t wait to get people excited leading up to WMHSMUN XXXII and welcoming delegates to W&M in the fall!
Emeline Walker is currently a junior at the College from Vienna, Virginia, and is majoring in International Relations. She has participated in Model United Nations since high school, acting as a delegate and serving on her high school’s secretariat. Within William and Mary’s Model United Nations organization, she previously served on WMHSMUN XXXI's and XXXII's secretariat as the Chargé d'Affairs and its Undersecretary-General for Crisis Committees, as a director for WMIDMUN XVI, as a co-director for &MUN VI, a Crisis Director for &MUN VII, and travels to college conferences with her club's team. Outside of the International Relations Club, Emeline works at the Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture and serves as a Senior Research Assistant for a Coal Finance Project in the College's Government Department. She is incredibly excited for another WMHSMUN, and looks forward to meeting everyone conference weekend.
Chief of Staff
Ethan is a junior from Manassas, Virginia double majoring in Economics and Government. An active member of the College's International Relations Club, his passions lie predominantly with Eastern European politics and developmental economics. Outside of IR Club, Ethan is the managing editor at W&M's student newspaper, The Flat Hat, and is also a tutor, peer scholarship adviser, and tour guide. This past summer, Ethan spent four weeks in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina volunteering and teaching conflict resolution to teenagers - now that he's back on campus, he is so eager to welcome delegates to Williamsburg for WMHSMUN XXXIII!
Under-Secretary General of General Assemblies
Ashley is a senior at the college originally from McLean, VA and is majoring in Biology on a pre-medical track. She has been involved with MUN since high school and upon reaching college, she has continued by directing at WMHSMUN and serving on WMHSMUN XXXII secretariat. Outside of the IR Club, Ashley is a member of the service fraternity on campus, a tour guide, and also scribes at the local Lackey Free Clinic. You can usually find her in ISC doing research or grabbing coffee at Swemromas. Ashley is incredibly excited for all the delegates to show up on campus and can’t wait to welcome everyone to WMHSMUNXXXIII!
Under-Secretary General of Specialized Agencies
Jack Morris is a senior from Richmond, Virginia studying math and computer science. Through the IR Club, Jack has traveled everywhere from Montreal to Panama City to Madrid and has chaired at several conferences. As a senior, he spends much of his time on his Honors thesis on ride-sharing, self-driving cars, and urban planning. When not chairing Model UN committees and working math problems, you can often find Jack playing his bass guitar, salsa dancing, playing intramural soccer, or broadcasting his music over the radio. As USG for Specialized Agencies, Jack wants to make your committee experience engaging and relevant!
Under-Secretary General of Crisis Committees
Andrew is a junior from San Diego, California majoring in Economics and Applied Mathematics. Having been involved with the International Relations Club since his freshman year, Andrew has traveled to conferences as well as staffed at the college. Beyond IRC, Andrew is involved with Honor Council, Orientation, and Aviation Club at the college. He is working on getting his pilot’s license through the Aviation Club. Andrew is also involved with his social fraternity. Beyond college, he is an avid surfer, backpacker, and enjoys spending time with his friends. Andrew is beyond thrilled to welcome the delegates and sponsors to WMHSMUN XXXIII!
Zenobia Goodman is a sophomore at the college who has lived in Kansas, Germany, California, and New York but now lives in Fort Washington, Maryland. She is studying International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies and is interested in issues of diplomacy and civil rights violations. During her time as a member of the International Relations Club she has staffed three conferences as a Rapporteur and Director and has also spent time traveling to MUN conferences and hopes to travel more throughout her college career. Outside of International Relations club she is a member of Salsa Club and the community service organization Aim 4. In her free time, she enjoys binge-watching The Office, reading, and traveling with her family. Zenobia is beyond excited to work on the WMHSMUN XXXIII Secretariat and to welcome the delegates to the William and Mary campus in November!
Director of Conference Development
Megan is a sophomore from Reston, VA. She is planning on studying International Relations with a minor in Mathematics. This is her second year on the WMHSMUN secretariat after serving as the Chargé d’Affaires for WMHSMUN XXXII. Outside of WMHSMUN and International Relations Club, Megan is part of The Monitor, William and Mary Young Democrats, W&M Hillel, and is a research assistant on campus. When she’s not studying, you can find Megan spending time with friends or watching cat videos online. She cannot wait for you to be a part of WMHSMUN XXXIII!
Director of Technology
Victoria is a sophomore from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. She plans to double major in International Relations and History. Victoria previously served on the secretariat of WMIDMUN, William & Mary’s middle school conference, and has traveled to conferences in both Boston and Montreal. At the college, Victoria plays bass clarinet in the William & Mary Wind Ensemble, works at the Cohen Career Center, and competes with the Club Gymnastics team. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys exploring Williamsburg, spending time with friends, and relaxing on a sunny campus bench. Victoria is super excited to welcome all the delegates to William & Mary’s historical campus in the fall!