GU College Democrats 2017 Executive Board
Hometown: Staten Island, New York
Major: International Politics
Meredith is a Democrat because Democratic social and economic policies are the most inclusive and effective in addressing the issues important to her. She ran for her position on the board because she is optimistic about the opportunity she has to make a difference. As Chair, Meredith hopes to make the weekly meetings a space for reflection and inspiration and one that is unapologetically active and inclusive. In her free time, she likes to play ultimate frisbee, and once acted in a Netflix film: Staten Island Summer.
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
As VP, Larry hopes to raise the profile of GUCD as an advocacy organization and help stand up for the issues we all care about. He decided to run for the VP position because of Trump, and as a Democrat he believes it is our responsibility to fight for a free and equal society. Larry has lived in four countries and loves to cook and watch TV!
Hometown: Avon, Connecticut
Majors: Economics and Math
Yuri is a Democrat because she feels that party’s platform helps her to advocate for her and others’ rights. As treasurer, Yuri hopes to engage more students in GUCD and allocate funds for lobbying and networking efforts. Yuri loves to play piano, explore new coffee shops, and she once independently consumed four pints of Ben & Jerry’s in one week.
Hometown: Naperville, Illinois
Major: International Politics
Minas is a Democrat because he believes in every individual's right to live in a society free from discrimination, hate, and intolerance. He ran for his position because he wanted to transform his passion for progressive ideals into real action and results. As Comms Director he hopes to help all members stay politically engaged by hosting discussions and activism events. Minas enjoys biking, reading, and exploring DC. One time he ate two quadruple meat Chipotle Burritos in one sitting.
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Majors: Government and Chinese
Becca is a Democrat because as she puts it, "liberal values seem obvious to me." She hopes to increase Dems initiatives in inclusion and diversity. As Director of A and A, she hopes to establish a solid alumni base and build on her previous experience. In her free time, she likes to Netflix binge and adventure to museums. Becca is also obsessed with cats, but has three dogs.
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Majors: Government and Sociology
Caroline is a Democrat because she believes that we all have the responsibility to support others and respect all people. As Director of Membership, she hopes to increase the feeling of community among GUCD members and host great events for all the liberal Hoyas on campus. Caroline loves to volunteer, do theater, and go to spin classes. This semester she’s interning with Atlas Corps.
Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut
As Director of Speakers, Emma hopes to bring speakers to campus and engage in dialogue with a diverse audience. She wants to cultivate important conversations on campus, which is more crucial now than ever before. Emma is a Democrat because she believes every human being is deserving of respect and opportunity. In her free time, she enjoys reading, people watching, and walking her dog and she’s met Hillary and Bill Clinton, as well as Barack Obama.