Cat del Carmen is a junior from Montgomery, Alabama majoring in Social Work with a minor in History. Within the Alabama International Relations Club, Cat is the current Secretary General of Alabama’s high school MUN conference: ALMUN. She has competed in Model UN for seven years now, and describes MUN as the foundation of her college experience. As a Social Work major, most of her time is spent advocating for various groups across campus and the state; her favorite advocacy is for adequate access to education in Rural Alabama. She currently sits as the Social Work senator in Alabama’s Student Government Association. Outside of her social justice endeavors you can find her playing way too much XBOX, giving her friends tarot card readings, and taking up random hobbies like thrift upcycling or various craft projects
Cat del Carmen
Christopher McCarthy is a junior 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 seventh year of Model UN, and his fifth 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 XIII and hopes that all participants are just as excited!
Chief of Staff
Maddy Frazior, of Little Rock, AR, is a junior majoring in Political Science, Spanish, and is also is a student in the Accelerated Masters Program where she is working towards her Masters of Public Administration. Maddy has been involved with Model UN for 6 years, where she has served as her high school's Head Delegate, the Chair of DISEC at ALMUN XI, and now the Under-Secretary-General of Volunteers and Recruitment. She also enjoys attending Collegiate MUN conferences with the Alabama International Relations Club. Maddy loves a good General Assembly, specifically any Economic and Social Council. At the University of Alabama, Maddy is involved with several student organizations and clubs. She serves as the Director of Outreach for Not On My Campus, a sexual assault advocacy organization, the Director of Fundraising for University of Alabama Dance Marathon, and holds positions in Student Government Association and other civic engagement groups. She is looking forward to recruiting motivated volunteers and excited high school delegations for ALMUN XII!
Meet the Secretariat
Under-Secretary-General of Specialized Agencies
Madeeha Aziz is a sophomore from Memphis, Tennessee majoring in Biology and minoring in Spanish in addition to being a part of the STEM to MBA program at Alabama. In AIRC, she serves as the Director of Internal Affairs, volunteers for TILE, and will be a Chair for ALMUN’s sister conference, AIRMUNC I. On campus she works as a Resident Advisor and is involved with the Alpha Epsilon Delta pre-health honors society and UADM. In her free time you can find her thrift shopping, being overly competitive in intramural sports, drinking chai, or binge watching How to Get Away with Murder and telenovelas on Netflix.
Under-Secretary-General of Specialized Agencies
Frances Seabrook is a sophomore majoring in International Studies with a minor in Arabic. She is also a member of UA Honors College and the Blount Scholars Program, and plans to attend law school (at some point). Outside of Model United Nations, her other hobbies include petting other people’s dogs, destroying her roommates at Mario Kart, and watching movies with Saoirse Ronan in them.
of Crisis Committees
Trinity Donnellan is a junior from Signal Mountain, Tennessee majoring in International Relations and Criminal Justice with a Spanish minor. In the Fall of 2020, she began working on her Master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice through the Accelerated Master’s Program. Throughout high school, she was an active Model UN participant and has carried this love into her collegiate career, where she has served on ALMUN staff as a co-chair for the Ad-Hoc committee and as a Crisis Director. Outside of Model UN, Trinity is an active participant in CHAARG and is a devout Crime Junkie. She is excited to serve as the Under-Secretary General of Crisis for ALMUN XIII!
of General Assemblies
Roshan is a sophomore 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 XIII!
Bhavana is currently in her third year at The University of Alabama studying economics and political science. She is originally from Bloomington, IL and now resides in Flower Mound, TX. Bhavana served as co-chair for the UN Security Council at ALMUN XII, and she is currently co-chairing the Universal Postal Union committee for AIRMUNC in addition to competing with Alabama's travel team. Outside of Model UN, Bhavana serves as Treasurer of the UA Mock Trial Association and Chief Copy Editor at The Crimson White. She is thrilled to be co-USG of Operations for ALMUN XIII and looks forward to seeing everyone in February!
of Internal Affairs
Dylan Brown is a junior from Pensacola, FL majoring in Political Science and History. He has been a member of AIRC for the past 3 years and this is his second year getting involved with ALMUN. Dylan also currently serves as Executive Vice President of the Pre Law Student Association and as a Senator for the College of Arts and Sciences. He plans on attending law school next fall with the goal of eventually becoming a federal judge. He is passionate about all things sports and loves to talk about any of them, especially his favorite sport NASCAR!
Hey everyone! My name is Katie Tindol and I am a Senior from Tuscaloosa, AL majoring in Economics and Interdisciplinary Studies in New College with a depth study in Community Development. This is my first year on Secretariat for ALMUN and I am excited to see what the opportunity holds! In addition to ALMUN, I am a research assistant in the College of Education under Dr. Gregory Benner working with the Alabama Whole Child initiative. I love to stay busy by staying involved in several other campus organizations. I am also the President of the Anderson Society! After graduation, I will be working for Teach for America in either Houston, Nashville, or Washington D.C. I hope that after my time with Teach for America I will attend a law school with a joint graduate program in education policy. I am incredibly excited to see what this year on Secretariat has in store!
Under-Secretary-General of Communication
Katie Nuñez is a senior majoring in Spanish and International Studies and minoring in Public Relations. Although she went to high school just south of Nashville, Tennessee, she grew up an Army brat and her family currently calls San Antonio, Texas, home. This is Katie's third year involved in ALMUN, and she credits staffing ALMUN for getting her involved with AIRC! Outside of ALMUN, Katie is a part of Design for America, works for the Ferguson Student Center, and is a permanent fixture of the Ferg Starbucks. She’s passionate about languages, travel, her Google calendar, and spends her free time running, talking about her dogs, or watching too many Bon Appetit cooking videos on YouTube. She is so excited for ALMUN XIII and can't wait to welcome delegates to Tuscaloosa in the spring!