The student executive board helps to create, plan, and implement programs that aid new students and their parents & families in their academic, social, and personal transition to Washington University. Each student executive board member holds a specific chair position and works to implement our various programs.

Student Executive Board 2023

  • Lola Barish
  • Madeline Bartlett
  • Kat Berens
  • Sabina Celnik
  • Grace Dahlen
  • Elise Ehrlich
  • Lojain Elkhidir
  • Bailey Herman
  • Sophie Jeffers
  • Soomin Kim
  • Ashley Pancamo
  • McKenna Smith
  • Kate Yeo

Student Executive Board 2024

Cole Berstein

Cole Berstein

First-Year WUSA Chair

Cole is a second-year student from Deerfield, Illinois. He is pursuing a double major in English Literature: Creative Writing Concentration, and Film & Media Studies. He is looking forward to working with the WUSA League this year! 

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Jenny Chen

Second Year Student Associate (2SA) Chair

Jenny is a senior from Carmel, Indiana. She is pursuing a major in Biology, with a minor in Writing. Jenny is also involved as a PLTL Leader for WashU’s Learning Center and can always be found with a matcha in hand around campus. She is excited to serve as 2SA Chair on Exec this year! 

Grace Dahlen

Grace Dahlen

First-Year WUSA Chair

Grace is a junior from Madison, Wisconsin. She is a political science major with minors in Economics and Legal Studies. Outside of working as an Exec, Grace is involved in student theater and serves on the Cast n’ Crew board. Grace is so excited to serve as a member of Exec and to lead the Cinnamon Bears team! 

Kayla Dhalla

Kayla Dhalla

First-Year WUSA Chair

Kayla is a sophomore from Burlingame, California. She is majoring in Economics with minors in Political Science and Statistics. Outside of working as an Exec, Kayla plays on the Club Lacrosse team and loves going for walks. She is super excited to be on Exec this year!  

Nora  Jarquin

Nora Jarquin

First-Year WUSA Chair

Nora is a sophomore from Wellesley, MA. She is a double major in Global Studies and Spanish with a minor in Applied Linguistics. Besides being a WUSA Exec, you can find Nora doing improv with K.A.R.L., or singing with the Aristocats. She is so excited to be on Exec! 

Seo-Eun Kim

Seo-Eun Kim

First-Year WUSA Chair

Seo-Eun Kim is a sophomore from Cupertino, CA. She is majoring in Computer Science. Seo-Eun is also pursuing a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She is beyond thrilled for the Exec role this year!

Cela Lopez

Cela Lopez

First-Year WUSA Chair

Cela is a sophomore from Galesburg, Illinois. She is currently double majoring in Political Science and American Culture Studies, with a minor in Religion and Politics. When she’s not in class or the library, Cela is either thrifting, listening to music, or scouring Netflix for the best rom-coms. She could not be more excited to be a part of the Exec board this year! 

Nico McEvoy

Nico McEvoy

First-Year WUSA Chair

Nico is a sophomore from New York City. He’s currently pursuing a double major in Philosophy and Educational Studies. You can see Nico giving tours around campus as a Bear Ambassador, or find him in the Village Black Box performing for Kids on Campus Sketch Comedy. He is thrilled to be on Exec this year! 

Nethanya Merlain-Moffatt

Nethanya Merlain-Moffatt

First-Year WUSA Chair

Nethanya is a sophomore from South Florida studying Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP) with a minor in Children’s Studies. Outside of academics, Nethanya is an alto saxist for the Bear Nation Varsity Band, loves listening to music, and likes decorating the dorm. Nethanya loves working in the WUSA League and can’t wait to continue as an Exec! 

Ali Roche

Ali Roche

First-Year WUSA Chair

Ali is a sophomore from Newton, Massachusetts. She is majoring in Math + Computer Science, as well as minoring in French. When she is not in class or studying, you can usually find her in the pool swimming for WashU’s varsity team, cooking in her dorm with her suitemates, or walking through forest park. She is excited to be an Exec, and to watch the WUSA league thrive! 

Fareeha Siddique

Fareeha Siddique

First-Year WUSA Chair

Fareeha is a sophomore from Chesterfield, Missouri. She is majoring in Cognitive Neuroscience and minoring in Biology. Outside of classes, Fareeha is actively involved with the Campus Y and enjoys playing the piano and cello. Fareeha is looking forward to being an Exec this year! 

Macey Slightom

Macey Slightom

First-Year WUSA Chair

Macey is a sophomore from Smithton, Illinois. She is majoring in Biology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies! If she is not studying, she is spending time with friends and family or listening to Taylor Swift. She is thrilled to be a part of the Exec board!

Kate Yeo

Kate Yeo

Transfer & Exchange WUSA Chair

Kate is a junior from Guayaquil, Ecuador. She is majoring in Global Health and Environment and minoring in Healthcare management. Outside of academics, Kate loves to go on walks and cook. Kate has worked with the transfer and exchange community for a while and is excited to continue her role as an Exec!