Trinity Donnellan is a senior from Chattanooga, TN, majoring in Criminal Justice and International Studies and pursuing her Master's in Criminology and Criminal Justice on the Accelerated Master's track. Within the Alabama International Relations Club, Trinity is the current Secretary General of Alabama’s high school MUN conference: ALMUN. Trinity competed in various Model UN conferences throughout high school before coming to UA and dedicating herself to various ALMUN staffing roles. When she is not working on school or ALMUN, Trinity can be found spending time with friends, obsessing over dachshund Instagram accounts, or working as an operator for the University's main phone system. Trinity is ecstatic to see ALMUN XIV return to campus!
Catharine del Carmen is a senior majoring in Social Work. She attended ALMUN as a delegate and has staffed ALMUN all four years of college. ALMUN is near and dear to her heart, and she is excited to serve as this year's Director General. Cat looks forward to welcoming delegates back to campus this February!
Catharine del Carmen
Bhavana is a senior majoring in Economics, Political Science and Mathematics in addition to pursuing her M.A. in Economics through the Accelerated Master's Program. She has previously worked on ALMUN as the Undersecretary-General of Operations and the co-chair of the UN Security Council committee. Outside of Model UN, Bhavana competes for the UA speech and mock trial teams and works for the university newspaper known as The Crimson White. She is looking forward to welcoming delegates back to Tuscaloosa for ALMUN XIV!
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Under-Secretary-General of Specialized Agencies
Madeeha is a junior from Memphis, Tennessee majoring in Biology with a minor in Spanish on the Pre-Med Track. She is also part of the STEM to MBA Program at UA. In AIRC, she has served on the executive board for the past two years as the Director of Internal Affairs and currently as the Director of the Tuscaloosa Initiative for Language Education. Madeeha also served as a co-chair for UA's collegiate conference; AIRMUNC I. She has been staffing ALMUN since her freshman year and is so excited to be on Secretariat for ALMUN XIV! On campus she is a part of AED, works as an RA, and does research in Dr. Stan's lab. In her free time you can find her doing yoga, thrift shopping, or finding new coffee shops!
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Colleen is a junior at UA from Grand Rapids, Michigan studying History and Dance with minors in the Blount Scholars Program, Women's Studies, and Classical Civilizations. She travels with the Alabama International Relations Club Model UN team and has been competing since high school. She has also worked on staff for AIRMUNC and ALMUN as a chair and crisis staffer. Outside of AIRC, Colleen writes articles for Her Campus at Alabama, participates in Dance Alabama!, and spends time with her sisters in Gamma Phi Beta. She also loves making pasta from scratch, listening to Taylor Swift, and spending six hours a day on Tik Tok. Colleen is so excited to be serving as the USG of Crisis and cannot wait for ALMUN XIV!
Under-Secretary-General of Press Corps
Shrishti (she/her) is a University of Alabama sophomore double-majoring in Economics and English, with a minor in Mathematical Statistics. Through the Accelerated Masters’ Program, she is pursuing her M.A. in Economics at UA. Originally from Delhi, India; Shrishti has called Madison, AL home since 2013. On campus, she is President of Rotaract Club, a community service organization under the umbrella of Rotary International. In addition to being a part of the Alabama International Relations Club, she is a part of the UA Model UN Travel Team. Shrishti’s Model UN experience started in high school, where she competed at ALMUN for two years. She was a crisis staffer for AIRMUNC I, UA’s first collegiate Model UN Conference. Outside of MUN, she enjoys steampunk novels, Bollywood music, bingeing sit-coms, and a deeply ingrained obsession with anything Disney!
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Roshan is a junior from Montgomery, Alabama, majoring in International Studies with minors in Chinese and cyber criminology.
He has been a part of AIRC and traveled with the Model UN team since his freshman year. Outside of ALMUN, he is a member of the Blackburn Institute at UA and works as an Honors College Ambassador. His interests are politics and cyber security policy. He is so excited for ALMUN XIV!
Madison Ratliff is the USG of Operations for ALMUN XIV. She is a junior nursing major at the University of Alabama. Madison is from Montgomery, Alabama. This is her third year participating in ALMUN. Madison wants delegates to know that this conference provides a variety of opportunities to all students attending. She feels blessed to be a part of a team that pursues excellence in all that they do, and strongly believes that UA is truly, "Where Legends Are Made." Roll Tide!
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Christopher McCarthy is a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering, on an Accelerated Masters Track, with a triple minor in Mechanical Engineering, Randall Research Scholars, and Social Innovation and Leadership. Christopher is originally from Brewster, NY, but plans to stay in the south after graduation. This is his eighth year of Model UN, and his sixth with ALMUN, participating both as a delegate and also serving on staff as the Crisis Director for Ad-Hoc at ALMUN XI, and the USG of Crisis Committees at ALMUN XII. In addition to ALMUN, Christopher competes with the traveling Model UN team for UA and has competed around North America. On-campus, Christopher is involved with undergraduate research, is an Ambassador for the College of Engineering and collaborates with 57 Miles, a service organization for the community of Marion. In his free time, Christopher plays intramural sports and works on his non-profit organization for professional development. Christopher is very excited for ALMUN XIV and hopes that all participants are just as excited!
Quinn is a sophomore from Montgomery, Alabama majoring in mathematics with minors in the Blount Scholars Program, interdisciplinary linguistics, and public policy studies. After spending three formative years of high school competing in Model UN conferences, this is the third year she has served as a conference staffer. Outside of school, Quinn spends her time teaching playing music, running and hiking, and learning lots of languages. She is forever grateful to Model UN for helping her develop her confidence and teamwork skills and hopes that she can help others have the same experience at ALMUN!
Under-Secretary-General of Communications
Ashlynn Lussier is a sophomore majoring in History with a concentration in Public History and a double minor in Classical Civilization and Public Policy. Ashlynn is from Yorktown, Virginia, but she was originally born in Iceland! She is incredibly involved in the Alabama International Relations Club. Along with working on ALMUN, she acts as the Director of the Model United Nations Outreach Program, travels with the Model UN team, and staffs Alabama's collegiate conference; AIRMUNC. Outside of AIRC, Ashlynn works as a Peer Mentor for UA's History Department. In her spare time, she loves to read, write, play piano, and talk about obscure history facts. Ashlynn is super excited to be apart of ALMUN XIV, and cannot wait to welcome delegates to Tuscaloosa in February!