Our executive board members:
Diane Ning is a junior majoring in Operations Research and minoring in Economics and History. She is originally from Westchester County, New York. Diane has been involved in Rotaract for three years. As President, she hopes to always be open to members for advice, as well as to help create a consistent cycle of service events that keep all members involved.
Rishan de SilvaVice President
Rishan de Silva is in his senior year majoring in International Politics with a minor in Socioculutral Anthropology. He is originally from Colombo, Sri Lanka yet he was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. As Rotaract Vice President, Rishan hopes to deliver excellence and efficiency in terms of events and meetings to members, while keeping a relaxed atmosphere.
Angela LeverichCommunity Service Chair
Angela Leverich is a Junior majoring in Psychology and double concentration in Russian and Slavic Studies. Born in San Luis Obispo, CA, Angela has also lived in Oregon, Washington, and Montana. She became involved with Rotary through the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program, which enabled her to spend a year as an exchange student in Martin, Slovakia. As Community service chair, Angela hopes to involve many club members in fun and rewarding projects.
Yoon-Ji is a junior at Columbia College studying Economics-Statistics. She is from Seoul, Korea and Ridgewood, NJ, and likes listening to and making music in her free time. As a co-Treasurer, Yoon-Ji hopes to make sure that Rotaract uses its budget wisely and effectively, and of course have a great time with the other members while participating in community service events.
Dana DeFilippo is a senior in Columbia College, majoring in Psychology. Her extreme television watching has translated into several internships at a variety of television networks (including NBC and MTV) and a desire to pursue watching TV as a career. Dana plans on working closely with her Co-Treasurer to help raise and manage funds to go towards Rotaract's events and charities.
Benjamin KreitmanPublicity Chair
Jennifer SekulaRotary Ambassador
Jennifer Sekula is a junior double majoring in Economics and German Literature and Cultural History. She grew up in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, but has also lived in Austria and Poland. As Rotary Ambassador, Jennifer will be organizing a non-profit informational panel and serving as Rotaract?s liason to other Rotary clubs.
Helen BaoRotary Liason
Helen Bao is a senior majoring in Financial Economics. She is originally from Princeton Junction, New Jersey. Helen has been involved in Rotaract for four years. As President Emeritus, she hopes to continue to foster Rotary relationships both local and international in scope, integrate community service opportunities for Columbia University, and help out at the soup kitchen Friday mornings.