ASB Positions

 

Advisors: Shannon Bunch and Michelle Fox
DHH Interpreter: Kathy Bodewig
Accountant: Dawn Jan 

Students:

Teddy Hur

 President: Teddy Hur

I would like to be a leader for our ASB Leadership class, class councils, and general student body. Events and activities aside, across all three levels I seek to foster an environment where everyone feels comfortable and happy with their place at Uni.

 

Jean Meyer        Vice-President: Jean Meyer

As ASB Vice President, I always strive to create a positive and encouraging environment where everyone feels supported and able to express themselves freely. This year I will use the increased flexiblty to create new and engaging events, especially for councils, that abide by the safety guidelines to ensure that this year is a safe and positive experience for everyone.

       

 

Jean Meyer Clubs Commissioner: Henry Feuerborn

Uni has a fantastic club culture that I want to perpetuate and build upon. I want to make it easier for future Uni students to build upon what we create this year, by making the transition of club presidency as smooth as possible.

 

Liam HoranBoys' Sports Commissioner: Liam Horan

I’ll be working to build to host engaging virtual competitions for our athletes to keep them engaged in virtual format. I’ll almost make sure that every athlete, spectator, and parent has the best experience possible, whether through creating a more inclusive athletic student council or by ensuring that a virtual live streaming option for games that don’t allow spectators is up and running.

 

Liam HoranGirls' Sports Commissioner: Mya Wang

I strive to fully engage all students in our community, specifically in athletic events. Through this, an increase in participation and a greater empowerment for all athletes will arise.

 

Kavin KrishnamSpirit and Rally Commissioner: Kavin Krishnam

The Spirit and Rally Commissioner should strive to give students the best possible experience on campus. A memorable experience can be achieved under any circumstance or condition as long as there is passion and planning. In addition, the spirit and rally commissioner should constantly participate with other ASB members to promote their events as sometimes their main responsibilities, such as pep rallies and sporting events might not be feasible.

 

Aren ApelianStudent Activities Coordinator: Aren Apelian

All throughout the 2020-2021 school year, my underlying goal as SAC is to help create a new and improved UNI experience by taking in all the elements we love from past years and modifying them to fit the current situation. I also want to bring the spirit we had before COVID back to the student body by getting as many people involved in school related activities as possible even if we are on a hybrid or virtual schedule.

 

Olga BarbashovaSenior Class President: Olga Barbashova

I hope to get my class engaged during this time for our final year together. Supporting my peers, ASB, and our general school community is my main goal this year to help foster a collaborative environment.

 

Raniyah ChishtiSenior Class VP: Raniyah Chishti

With the format of this year, Senior Class Leadership is aiming to preserve the tradition of our senior year. Although we don't get the usual events we were promised, we still want to make this year as special as it can be for all of our seniors!

 

CheyenneSenior Class VP: Cheyenne Hwang

I want to help plan events and encourage a general spirit of excitement that will engage the senior class and improve their year despite our situation. Senior year is our class's last chance to get involved and I want to help make our high school experience special.

 

 

Mila NenadicJunior Class President: Mila Nenadic

As Junior Class President, I want to make council as close as possible, for me the emphasis is having fun this year, so I don't want to cause unnecessary stress on my peers. In addition, I think the concept of unity is incredibly important, not just for ASB, or council, but for the entire school.

 

Kody AlarconJunior Class VP: Kody Alarcon

I hope to connect with the Junior Class and see more involvement from them. I also hope to have more abstract and creative ideas when it comes to ASB.

 

​​​​Nadia JahanbinJunior Class VP: Nadia Jahanbin

As one of the Junior class vice presidents, I strive to foster a supportive community for the students at University High School. Specifically, I aim to unite all aspects of the class of 2022!

 

Ryan AlaviSophomore Class President: Ryan Alavi

First of all, I want to make sure everyone is surrounded by good vibes. My main goal is to get everyone in my class involved while also just having fun and giving everyone the best high school experience possible.

 

Shannon HegartySophomore Class VP: Shannon Hegarty

Some position goals that I have for this year include coming up with creative ways to get the sophomore council more involved with school related activities and fundraisers, helping plan council bondings, and overall making sure that the sophomore class leadership stays organized and on top of things throughout the rest of the year.

 

Edward JungSophomore Class VP: Edward Jung

My ultimate goal for this year is to bring our sophomore class and entire school closer together. I aim to create events that promote safety and school unity. I want to show that everyone can make a difference.

 

Anna GubinFreshman Class President: Anna Gubin

As Freshman Class President, my goal for this year is to build a community & spirit among the entire class with all the events we do at Uni, no matter the circumstances. I hope to have everyone feel included & welcome at this amazing school.

 

Riley HertsteinFreshman Class VP: Riley Hertstein

I want the freshman class to feel connected this year and have a great first experience at Uni. By connecting all freshmen I hope to receive everyone's opinion and feedback so they feel their voices are heard. I also hope to inspire as much participation as possible in these events because I think everyone will make more memories and have a better experience through this.

 

Keiko Behrens Secretary: Keiko Behrens

My main goal for my position is to help keep ASB as organized as possible. I hope to accomplish this through taking diligent minutes, helping Ms. Jan in the SAC whenever she needs it, and keeping organized PMDs so ASB knows where we can improve.

 

 

 

 

             

Ashaank JhaTreasurer: Ashaank Jha

I hope to foster a seamless environment for for clubs, students, and staff to manage their finances. Additionally, I hope to make SAC payments quick and easy. Finally, I’d like to always be ready to answer any questions people may have about finances and provide help whenever necessary.

 

Elizabeth VaughtTreasurer: Elizabeth Vaught

My biggest goal is to encourage club participation as much as possible by making club finances as simple and straight forward as possible. Along with Ashaank and Henry, I want to be as helpful as possible with handling finances while we are in hybrid mode.

 

Anjali ArasasinghamFine Arts Commissioner: Anjali Arasasingham

I specifically look forward to planning Spotlight and Fine Arts week and brainstorming new ideas with Hiromi to unite both Arts Students and those not in arts classes.Through ideas like the virtual art show, I want to make sure that art students are as appreciated for their hard work as possible by making viewing their art more accessible. I also look forward to working with other ASB members to infuse art and creativity into every aspect of our school.

 

Hiromi NishidaFine Arts Commissioner: Hiromi Nishida

I aim to increase the happiness and wellbeing of as many UHS students as possible, through events and initiatives that can help change their mood in both big and small ways. Relief from some of the possible stresses of daily life is something that all students should have the opportunity to, and I hope that we are able to provide them with that.

 

Kortney MaedaPublicity Coordinators: Kortney Maeda

Merging my love of art and desire to create connections, I hope to use the Trojan Army community, both online and in-person, as a force for good in fostering a welcoming atmosphere on campus. Through design and photography, I hope to explore innovative ways to reach out to the student body while supporting and encouraging all students as they find their passions and become involved with student activities and events.

 

 

Arne NooriPublicity Coordinator: Arne Noori

With every graphic, my goal is to give students one more chance to create a lasting memory. I do this by informing the student body on every event going on campus to encourage them to engage with their school.

 

Arush MehrotraTechnology Commissioner: Arush Mehrotra

As the ASB Technology Commissioner, I aim to expand connectivity for all students, ensuring that during these unprecedented times, everyone has equal access to information about school events and updates. I also want to digitalize as many aspects of clubs and finances so that students are able to more easily take care of any logistical needs.

 

Caroline MummStaff and Parent Liaison: Caroline Mumm

As the Staff and Parent Liaisons this year, Kaili and I strive to highlight and celebrate our amazing staff members for the exceptional work they put in to make our education as worthwhile as it is. As well, we are working to connect with the parents of our school to give them a student perspective on what is going on at UNI on a weekly and monthly basis.

 

Kaili TaageperaStaff and Parent Liaison: Kaili Taagepera

Caroline and I aim to collaborate to facilitate communication between all members of our school- parents, students, and faculty alike- to create a unified and informed campus. We will focus on recognizing and celebrating our Staff, who continue to pour hours of effort into ensuring student success in this new learning climate.

 

Sara Ghaem-MaghamiStudent Wellness and Life Commissioner: Sara Ghaem-Maghami

I strive to ensure that students are able to find happiness in their UNI experience by providing them with opportunities to destress and organizing activities that improve their mood. Additionally, I hope to make sure that students feel supported at UNI and that they know there are resources available to them if needed.

 

Krishna KhawaniStudent Wellness and Life Commissioner: Krishna Khawani

I aim to increase the happiness and wellbeing of as many UHS students as possible, through events and initiatives that can help change their mood in both big and small ways. Relief from some of the possible stresses of daily life is something that all students should have the opportunity to, and I hope that we are able to provide them with that.

 

Amerdeep PassanantiService Project Commissioner: Amerdeep Passananti

I want to help our community as much as possible in order to curb the effects of COVID-19. From running drives to assist the most disadvantaged to thanking our first responders in times of crisis, I hope to spread joy, thankfulness, and a philanthropic spirit throughout our community. Through abiding by the slogan of "adapt, not cancel" I want to adapt to our unique circumstances to unite our Trojan community in the spirit of service, working together towards a more philanthropic future.

 

Leyland YangService Project Commissioner: Leyland Yang

All throughout the 2020-2021 school year, my underling goal as SAC is to help create a new and improved UNI experience by taking in all the elements we love from past years and modifying them to fit the current situation. I also want to bring the spirit we had before COVID back to the student body by getting as many people involved in school related activities as possible even if we are on a hybrid or virtual schedule.

 

Sydney FieldTrojan Army Liaison: Sydney Field

I intend to capitalize on this unusual year to create extraordinary opportunities to foster both individual and collective growth and bring our community back together in unique ways. We have the opportunity to redefine the Trojan Army Spirit by uplifting other students. To prove that our spirit is more than screaming at football games; our spirit about supporting each other through every challenge we may face.

 

Ra;edTrojan Army Liaison: Ra'ed Siddiqui

My positional goal is to try and get the whole student body involved in the many events that we have. With having all the student body involved in these events, I want them to create meaningful and memorable memories that they can carry on for the rest of their time in High school

 

Andrea GalangDHH Representative: Andrea Galang

My goal as a DHH representative is to encourage more DHH people to be more involved than before. And make a huge difference for the DHH programs just so they won’t feel like they’re being excluded.

 

Elizabeth MatkoDHH Representative: Elizabeth Matko

My positional goals are to teach the rest of ASB sign language and deaf culture and be more involved with Univision.