The Executive Committee
Ms. Hannah Pittock
Hannah Pittock is a third year in the College double majoring in Economics and Political Science with a minor in Art History. Prior to serving as the Secretary-General of MUNUC 32, Hannah served as the Chief Financial Officer of MUNUC 31 and participated in MUNUC 30 as both the Moderator for the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Deputy Director of Delegate Training and MUNUC 29 as the Moderator for the Human Rights Council. Hannah has been involved with MUNUC since high school where she attended MUNUC 27 and 28 as a delegate, and she is excited and inspired to be able to offer this year’s delegates an experience that is as fun and transformative as the one she had. When she’s not in the MUNUC office, Hannah enjoys hiking, exploring the Chicago food scene, and distracting her friends in the library while she procrastinates writing her Thesis.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Camille Cardenas
Camille Cardenas is a Pre-Medical Biology major and Classical Studies minor in the Class of 2020. Before becoming the Chief Operating Officer for the Economic for MUNUC 32, Camille served as the Moderator for the International Federation of the Red Cross at MUNUC 29, the Chair of the United Nations Environmental Programme at MUNUC 30, and the Under Secretary General for the Economic and Social Council at MUNUC 31. In addition to her involvement in MUNUC, Camille is involved in UChicago’s collegiate Model UN conference, ChoMUN. Outside the world of Model UN, Camille enjoys doing research in her on-campus lab, volunteering at the hospital, reading classical literature, and playing the clarinet. She is looking forward to creating an exciting and engaging experience for delegates in the coming conference, and is eager to work with a team dedicated to making MUNUC 32 the best MUNUC yet.
Ms. Alexandra Price
Alexandra Price is a fourth year in the College double majoring in History and Russian/Eastern European Studies. Prior to serving as Member-at-Large of MUNUC 32, Alex helped staff the African Union at MUNUC 31 and the International Atomic Energy Agency at MUNUC 30. When she’s not busy with Model UN or schoolwork, Alex loves to study foreign languages, try cooking new recipes with friends, and take long bike rides around the city. Alex is passionate about education and international collaboration, and she can’t wait to see the ways that both staffers and delegates will come together to make MUNUC 32 the best MUNUC yet!
Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Max Johnson
Max Johnson is a Mathematics major in the class of 2021 at the University of Chicago. Before becoming MUNUC 32’s Chief Administrative Officer, he served as the Deputy Director of Administration for MUNUC 31 and as an Admin Staffer for MUNUC 30. He has competed at several international Model United Nations competitions with the University’s competitive team, and has also chaired a committee for the colleg ChoMUN conference. He spends most of his time studying mathematics, and has a particular interest in pure mathematics as a field of study. Outside of his academics and Model UN, he spends most of his free time rock climbing in- or outdoors. He is incredibly excited to work with all of the advisors and delegates that make this conference possible and hopes to make MUNUC 32 a fantastic experience for all involved.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Edward Rakphongphairoj
Edward Rakphongphairoj, originally from Bangkok, Thailand, is an Economics major in the Class of 2021. Prior to serving as the Chief Financial Officer of MUNUC 32, Edward served as the Deputy Director of Technology for MUNUC 31, and as a member of the technology staff for MUNUC 30. He is excited to make MUNUC 32 the best conference yet and hopes to further expand the scope of MUNUC’s impact on high school students around the world. Outside of MUNUC, Edward can be seen watching basketball, exploring Chicago suburbs for local restaurants, or visiting the zoo for the second time that week.
Chief Strategy Officer
Ms. Jein Park
Jein Park studies Sociology, Public Policy, and Philosophy as a member of the Class of 2020. Prior to becoming the Chief Strategy Office for MUNUC 32, Jein served as an Assistant Chair for the World Cities Summit, Moderator for the Human Rights Council, and Chief of Staff of MUNUC 31. Outside of MUNUC, Jein leads the UChicago Urbanists, does pro bono consulting for minority-owned small businesses in the South Side, and conducts urbanism research on Chicago’s neighborhoods. When not obligated to school activities, Jein can be found looking up plane tickets, writing Yelp reviews, and reading Nietzsche.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Na Chaichanawanich
Nanut Chaichanawanich (Na) is a Computational and Applied Mathematics, and Economics major in the Class of 2020. Before becoming the Chief Technology Officer of MUNUC 31 and 32, Na was a member of the technology team in MUNUC XXIX and served as the Deputy Director of Technology in MUNUC 30. As Chief Technology Officer, he is in charge of managing the MUNUC website and making sure all technology related issues are resolved during conference. Outside of MUNUC, Na spends most of his time exploring Chicago’s food scene, hanging out at the Badminton club, and playing video games.
Chief of Staff
Mr. Alexander Dean
Alexander Dean is a Fourth Year at the University of Chicago double majoring in Computer Science and Economics. He is truly ecstatic and honored to be serving as MUNUC 32’s Chief of Staff. Previously, Alexander chaired SpecPol at MUNUC 31, and moderated Legal at MUNUC 30. Because he really can’t get enough of Model United Nations, Alexander is also an executive for UChicago’s college conference (ChoMUN), and competes on their traveling team. While he won’t get to help delegates navigate the nuances of international politics as much like in previous years while serving on committees, he’s eager to ensure the experience that every MUNUC member has this year is phenomenal, and translates to an even better delegate experience than ever. He’s excited to see you all at MUNUC 32 and hopes you have a phenomenal time!
Under-Secretary-General for the General Assembly
Mr. Jake Fiedler
Jake Fiedler is a Math and Physics double major in the class of 2021. At MUNUC 30 he served as an assistant chair on the International Atomic Energy Agency, and at MUNUC 31 he chaired the Economic and Financial Committee. He also attended MUNUC as a delegate for three years in high school. As Under-Secretary General for the General Assembly, Jake hopes to help bring the same transformative and teaching experience that was so influential for him to as many delegates as possible during MUNUC 32. Outside of MUNUC, Jake enjoys tutoring local students, walking around Hyde Park, and doesn’t enjoy waiting for Elder Scrolls VI.
Under-Secretary-General for the Economic and Social Council
Mr. Jianyang Cheng
Jianyang Cheng is an Applied Mathematics and Economics major in the Class of 2021. Before serving as the Under-Secretary-General for the Economic and Social Council for MUNUC 32, Jianyang served as an Assistant Chair for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization at MUNUC 30, and the Chair for the United Nations Human Rights Council for MUNUC 31. Jianyang is excited to be part of a team to run the most educational and dynamic committees at MUNUC 32. Outside of MUNUC, Jianyang can be found working at the University of Chicago IT Services, jogging along the lakefront trail, and researching plane tickets to everywhere.
Under-Secretary-General for Regional Bodies
Ms. Maggie Colton
Maggie Colton is excited to be serving as the Under-Secretary General for Regional Bodies at MUNUC 32. She has previously served MUNUC as an Assistant Chair for the IFRC, and as the Executive Chair for the WHO and FAO. She is a biology major in the class of 2020 specializing in cancer biology. In addition to MUNUC, Maggie is a member of the Dirt Red Brass Band and the Make a Joyful Noise a capella group. She also enjoys baking, and trying to find people to pass off her surplus of baked goods to.
Under-Secretary-General for Specialized Agencies
Mr. Jacob Sims Speyer
Jacob Sims Speyer is a second year in the college majoring in Public Policy. He was previously an Assistant Chair for the United Nations Security Council at MUNUC 30, and the Chair of the International Civil Aviation Organization at MUNUC 31. He is thrilled to work alongside both his Executives and the rest of ExCom as they continue to build upon MUNUC’s reputation for excellence. Outside of Model UN, Jacob is an active member of Hillel, works in the UChicago Admissions Office, and is an Economics Research Assistant.
Under-Secretary-General for Hybrid Commitee
Ms. Emily Young
Emily Young is a Public Policy and Political Science major in the class of 2021. She is the Undersecretary General for Hybrid committees at MUNUC 32. Before serving as an Under Secretary General, Emily was a Chair for OPEC 1978 at MUNUC 31 and served as an Assistant Chair for the Commonwealth of Nations at MUNUC 30. She has also helped staff and chair for UChicago’s college Model UN Conference. Outside of Model UN, Emily leads research projects for a policy think tank on campus, works in a local Chicago Public School, and loves to drink an inordinate amount of tea. Emily is particularly interested in education policy and education research. She is excited to help delegates and staffers explore MUNUC’s newest type of committee, hybrid committees, and to see them engage with important topics in this new way. She can not wait to see all of the amazing work by both delegates and staffers come together at MUNUC 32!
Under-Secretary-General for Continuous Crisis Committees
Mr. Isaac Kamber
Isaac is a Geographical Sciences and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations major in the Class of 2021. He previously served as Chair of the Cabinet of Uzbekistan, 1991 at MUNUC XXXI and Assistant Chair on the Imperial Government of Iran, 1945 at MUNUC XXX. Isaac is also involved with the University of Chicago’s collegiate conference, ChoMUN, and competes as a member of their competitive team. In the little time that Isaac does not devote to MUN, he works as a Research Assistant at the Center for Spatial Data Science, orders excessive amounts of food via Uber Eats, and tries to convince everyone he knows to watch Game of Thrones.