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CWIT Student Council

The CWIT Student Council creates opportunities for all Scholars and Affiliates to have fun throughout the year! Their mission is to foster a strong community through social events.

Everyone can follow us on Instagram at UMBC_CWIT!

Current UMBC Students can find events details on the CWIT Student Council’s my.umbc.edu page!

2020-2021 CWIT Student Council Officers

President

Frances Watson

Major: Computer Science
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C16
Hello! I am Frances Watson and I am serving as the President of CWIT Student Council this year. Though we are virtual I hope our council can create events for everyone to enjoy and have fun. And a little fun fact is that I know how to windsurf.

Vice President

Kavya Kavanakudy

Major: Computer Science, Minor: Psychology
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C16
Hello! My name is Kavya and I am the Vice President of CWIT Student Council. My goal for the council this year is to be able to keep our community connected no matter how far apart we are. A fun fact about me is that I went skydiving and canyoning on the same day.

Treasurer

Ouriel Ndalamba

Major: Chemical Engineering
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C18
Hello, my name is Ouriel. I am serving as the treasurer on the CWIT Student Council. I hope to work with the entire CWIT community to create a wonderful experience during the 2020-2021 academic year. A fun fact about me is French is my first language.

Secretary

Cindy Quach

Major: Computer Engineering
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C18
Hi all! My name is Cindy Quach. I’m the Secretary of the CWIT Student Council. My primary goal is to bring new events that will continue to keep our community engaged and connected. A fun fact about me is that I love to travel.

Affiliate Representative

Elizabeth Stiller

Major: Mechanical Engineering
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Affiliate
Hello! My name is Liz and I represent the CWIT Affiliates on the Student Council. I want to make sure all member feel that they are a part of CWIT and our growing community. A fun fact about me is that I went to regionals for my track team.

Historian

Shaniah Reece

Major: Information Systems
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C18
Hi! I am Shaniah Reece and my role is Historian for the CWIT Student Council. My hope is that this year we can offer the CWIT community the spirit of inclusion and togetherness that we are known to experience while we are still together. A fun fact about myself is that I can do the Jamaican accent fairly well!

Transfer Representative

Sarah Nakhon

Major: Computer Science
CWIT Affiliation:  CWIT Affiliate
Hello, My name is Sarah and I am the New Transfer Student Representative of the CWIT Student Council! My goal is to provide insight to the CWIT community regarding the transfer student experience. A fun fact about me is that I am trilingual!

Freshmen Representative

Yumi Yee

Major: Computer Science, Minor: Chinese
CWIT Affiliation: CWIT Scholar, C19
Hi! My name is Yumi, and I’m serving as your freshman representative this year. My goal is to bring fun events ideas from the freshman class in order to bring our community together. A fun fact about me is that I love dancing and I’ve been teaching myself dances for a bit!

 


2019-2020 CWIT Student Council Officers

President: Carly Heiner, C16 Computer Science
Vice President: Maddie Gruel, Affiliate Mechanical Engineering
Secretary: Zoee Leckron, C15 Computer Science
Treasurer: Maria-Deney Hawkins, C15 Computer Science
Affiliates Representative: Jessica Adams, Affiliate Mechanical Engineering
Historian: Simbiat Odeshina, Affiliate Information Systems

2018-2019 CWIT Student Council Officers

President: Rebekah Kempske, C14 Mechanical Engineering
Vice President: Jay McIntyre, Affiliate Computer Science
Secretary: Carly Heiner, C16 Computer Science
Treasurer: Timnit Tesfatsion, Affiliate Information Systems
Affiliates Representative: Simbiat Odeshina, Affiliate Information Systems
Historian: Emily Duan, C14 Mechanical Engineering

2017-2018 CWIT Student Council Officers

President: Hannah Aris, C13 Chemical Engineering
Vice President: Manika Sachdeva, Affiliate Computer Science
Secretary: Riya Gandhi, T5 Computer Science
Treasurer: Rebekah Kempske, C14 Mechanical Engineer
Affiliates Representative: Jay McIntyre, Affiliate Computer Science
Freshman Representative: Carly Heiner, C16 Computer Science

2016-2017 CWIT Student Council Officers

President: Hannah Corcos, C11 Mechanical Engineering
Vice President: Hannah Aris, C13 Chemical Engineering
Secretary: Sydney Menikheim, C12 Chemical Engineering
Treasurer: Nsikan Jacob, Affiliate Computer Engineering
Affiliates Representative: Manika Sachdeva, Affiliate Computer Science
Freshman Representative: Jay McIntyre, Affiliate Computer Science