Amina Kilpatrick - Secretary-General


Amina Kilpatrick is a junior in the College of Art and Sciences at Cornell University. She is a Government and Economics double major with minors in Africana Studies, Inequality Studies and Crime, Prisons, Education and Justice. In addition to being a member of the Cornell International Affairs Society, Amina is the Co-President of The Black Women’s Support Network and a News Editor for The Cornell Daily Sun. She is also a member of The Black Ivy Pre-Law Society and a Hunter Rawlings III Presidential Research Scholar. This is Amina’s second year participating in CMUNC China and seventh year engaging in Model United Nations’ activities. She is excited to lead a wonderful team to host the best CMUNC China conference to date.

Kevin Guo- Director-General


Kevin Guo is a Masters student in the College of Engineering studying Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Robotics. He has been part of the Cornell International Affairs Society (CIAS) since he was an undergrad and has served multiple roles in MUN, such as a staffer, crisis director, and a member of the Secretariat for CIAS’ High School and Collegiate MUN conferences. He has also been a chair for WEMUN 2018 in Beijing. Outside of Model UN, Kevin conducts research on integrating robotics into architecture, thinking about the role of technology and policy, listening to sloppy music, and laying on the couch instead of doing his work.

Jonathan Pierre - Director

Jonathan Pierre is a sophomore in the College of Engineering studying Biomedical Engineering. He has been doing Model UN since his sophomore year of high school when he co-founded the club. He is also an Irwin and Joan Jacobs Scholar. In his free time he loves to listen to music, play soccer, and dance excessively. He is very excited to be a director for CMUNC and can't wait to meet the incredible delegates.

Jessica Snyder - dIRECTOR


Jessica Synder is a junior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences majoring in International Agriculture and Rural Development, with a concentration in international trade and economic development. Growing up on the outskirts of the US capital, Washington DC, thoroughly ignited a passion for humanitarian aid and travel in her. A dedicated member of the Cornell International Justice Mission, she volunteers with many anti-slavery campaigns throughout Cornell. In addition to social justice, Jessica loves to dance with her troupe on campus and explore the outdoors. While this is her first year participating in Model UN she is extremely dedicated to its success. Her ultimate wish for CMUNC China 2019 is that everyone has fun times together, and leaves with wonderful memories.

Kelly Lomboy - director

Kelly Lomboy is a sophomore in the College of Arts of Sciences currently pursuing a major in Government and an English minor. She has participated in Model UN all throughout high school and this is her second year staffing conferences. Besides being a member of the Cornell International Affairs Society, Kelly is a writer for the Cornell Daily Sun, SunSpots. Her side hobbies include reading, playing tennis, lamenting over lactose intolerance, and any form of writing. She is very excited to meet all of the delegates and to be a part of another fantastic conference, this time overseas!

Theresa Oduol - director


Theresa Oduol is a junior student from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania studying Interdisciplinary Studies in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Her interests lie in infectious disease biology and finding innovative ways to address tropical diseases in the context of economic development. Her favorite hobbies are figure skating and volleyball and her favorite food is Doro Wat, an Ethiopian delicacy.

Simone Smith - DIRECTOR


Simone Smith is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Government and minoring in Law and Society. She currently lives in the Washington DC area. During her junior year, Simone spent her fall semester in Cuba and her spring semester in Jordan. She previously served as the Vice President of Membership for the Cornell International Affairs Society, the Co-Logistics Chair of the Women of Color Coalition and the President of Peace Action Cornell. This past summer Simone spent a month in Shenzhen, China teaching English and is eager to return to China for CMUNC China.

Isaac Schorr - director


Isaac Schorr is a senior of college at Cornell University. He is majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations and minoring in Law and Society, as well as History. His interests include foreign and domestic US policy and Star Wars. On campus, he has served on the Executive Boards of the Cornell International Affairs Society and Peer Review Board and is currently the President of the Cornell Republicans. He is grateful for the opportunity to spend time in China learning about its culture and running CMUNC China.