SECRETARIAT


Artemis Tapliga - Secretary-General

 Artemis is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a majors in Government and Economics. She has enjoyed taking part of the MUN world since coming to college and it remains as one of the best decisions she has made since! On campus, she is also involved in the Cornell International Affairs Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Government Honors Society, the Club Tennis Team, and economic research on campus. As Secretary-General, she is extremely excited to go back to China and bring CMUNC along with her for an amazing conference!

Artemis is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a majors in Government and Economics. She has enjoyed taking part of the MUN world since coming to college and it remains as one of the best decisions she has made since! On campus, she is also involved in the Cornell International Affairs Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Government Honors Society, the Club Tennis Team, and economic research on campus. As Secretary-General, she is extremely excited to go back to China and bring CMUNC along with her for an amazing conference!


Bo Yang - Director-General

 Bo is a senior, major in Environmental Engineering in College of Agriculture and Life Science and College of Engineering. After living in Hefei, China for his first 18 years, he moved to the U.S. for college and continued involvement in Model UN at Cornell International Affairs Society. On campus, you can also find him engaging in Alpha Zeta Fraternity and organizing Senior Days’ events. He enjoys traveling with his friends or alone and embraces different cultures around the world. As Director General, Bo is looking forward to bringing CMUNC to his homeland China!

Bo is a senior, major in Environmental Engineering in College of Agriculture and Life Science and College of Engineering. After living in Hefei, China for his first 18 years, he moved to the U.S. for college and continued involvement in Model UN at Cornell International Affairs Society. On campus, you can also find him engaging in Alpha Zeta Fraternity and organizing Senior Days’ events. He enjoys traveling with his friends or alone and embraces different cultures around the world. As Director General, Bo is looking forward to bringing CMUNC to his homeland China!


maTT bENZ - Director

 Matthew is a senior at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, studying Finance, Accounting, and Real Estate. This is Matt’s fourth year staffing and running Model UN conferences, though he’s been attending conferences as a delegate for seven years now. At Cornell, besides Cornell International Affairs Society, Matt is involved heavily in the Cornell Concert Commission, which brings performing artists to campus for students’ enjoyment. Matt is also involved in Cornell University Programming Board, Cornell Real Estate Club, and Cornell Economics Society. Outside of school, Matt is a cyclist and an avid music fan.

Matthew is a senior at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, studying Finance, Accounting, and Real Estate. This is Matt’s fourth year staffing and running Model UN conferences, though he’s been attending conferences as a delegate for seven years now. At Cornell, besides Cornell International Affairs Society, Matt is involved heavily in the Cornell Concert Commission, which brings performing artists to campus for students’ enjoyment. Matt is also involved in Cornell University Programming Board, Cornell Real Estate Club, and Cornell Economics Society. Outside of school, Matt is a cyclist and an avid music fan.


suhas bobba - dIRECTOR

 Suhas is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a double major in Biology and Economics. A native of the often forgotten Midwest, he started participating in Model United Nations in high school and continued his passion for it here at Cornell though Cornell International Affairs Society. Outside of MUN, you'll almost always find him conducting microbiological research on campus. When he has free time, he is often watching and reviewing an ungodly amount of movies and tv shows. Suhas is looking forward to his time as a Director for the second annual CMUNC China Conference!

Suhas is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, pursuing a double major in Biology and Economics. A native of the often forgotten Midwest, he started participating in Model United Nations in high school and continued his passion for it here at Cornell though Cornell International Affairs Society. Outside of MUN, you'll almost always find him conducting microbiological research on campus. When he has free time, he is often watching and reviewing an ungodly amount of movies and tv shows. Suhas is looking forward to his time as a Director for the second annual CMUNC China Conference!

ethan geller - director

 Ethan is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in economics and minoring in international relations and business. He’s lived in New Canaan, Connecticut his entire life and loves exploring New York City when he’s back home. He has been actively involved in Model UN since his freshman year of high school and is excited to be a member of the secretariat for his first CMUNC China. Outside of CIAS, Ethan is a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity and Cornell’s Global Economics and Finance Society. He loves hiking and camping in the wilderness and in his free time, Ethan can often be found passionately viewing dog videos, eating, or listening to the Beatles. Get wild for CMUNC China!

Ethan is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in economics and minoring in international relations and business. He’s lived in New Canaan, Connecticut his entire life and loves exploring New York City when he’s back home. He has been actively involved in Model UN since his freshman year of high school and is excited to be a member of the secretariat for his first CMUNC China. Outside of CIAS, Ethan is a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity and Cornell’s Global Economics and Finance Society. He loves hiking and camping in the wilderness and in his free time, Ethan can often be found passionately viewing dog videos, eating, or listening to the Beatles. Get wild for CMUNC China!


MICHAEL JOHNS - director

 Michael is a sophomore from Oakton, Virginia studying Government in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, the Middle East Forum, and the National Journalism Center. His work has been published in The Hill. On campus, Michael is on the executive boards of the Cornell Political Union and the Cornell Republicans in addition to his commitments to CMUNC China.

Michael is a sophomore from Oakton, Virginia studying Government in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, the Middle East Forum, and the National Journalism Center. His work has been published in The Hill. On campus, Michael is on the executive boards of the Cornell Political Union and the Cornell Republicans in addition to his commitments to CMUNC China.


RIA SINGH - DIRECTOR

 Ria is a sophomore in the College of Engineering studying Applied and Engineering Physics. Originally from Edison, New Jersey, she’s been doing Model UN since her freshman year of high school and loved it so much that she decided to continue in college, despite it having nothing at all to do with her major. In what spare time she has, you can find her enjoying the great outdoors, playing soccer, doing art, eating ice cream and drinking almost any form of caffeine. Ria is incredibly excited to join the rest of the CMUNC China team and put on an amazing conference!

Ria is a sophomore in the College of Engineering studying Applied and Engineering Physics. Originally from Edison, New Jersey, she’s been doing Model UN since her freshman year of high school and loved it so much that she decided to continue in college, despite it having nothing at all to do with her major. In what spare time she has, you can find her enjoying the great outdoors, playing soccer, doing art, eating ice cream and drinking almost any form of caffeine. Ria is incredibly excited to join the rest of the CMUNC China team and put on an amazing conference!


amina kilpatrick - director

 Amina is a member of the class of 2021 and her major is Urban and Regional Studies. She has previously competed as a delegate at regional and international conferences and has chaired three different committees. In addition to being a member of CIAS, she is a Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholar and writes for the news section of the Cornell Daily Sun. She is also a freshman representative for the Black Women Support Network. On the side, she likes to paint, play volleyball, and watch makeup tutorials.

Amina is a member of the class of 2021 and her major is Urban and Regional Studies. She has previously competed as a delegate at regional and international conferences and has chaired three different committees. In addition to being a member of CIAS, she is a Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholar and writes for the news section of the Cornell Daily Sun. She is also a freshman representative for the Black Women Support Network. On the side, she likes to paint, play volleyball, and watch makeup tutorials.