President: Katie Higgs
Katie Higgs is a senior studying Comparative Cultures and Politics at Michigan State, with minors in Muslim Studies and French. She is also currently the Under-Secretary General of Internal Affairs for MSUMUN, IRO's sister organization. When Katie is not doing Model UN, she keeps herself busy watching Netflix, playing guitar, and drinking copious amounts of coffee. Her favorite committees she has been in as a delegate include the World War Z committee at MUNE and the UN Women committee at McMUN.
Vice President of Finance: Veronica Buschhaus
Veronica is a junior majoring in World Politics with a minor in African Studies. Although, she is from Ann Arbor, but is a Spartan fan through and through. She is also a chair for MSUMUN. When not doing all this MUN related, Veronica likes to watch soccer, Game of Thrones, and bake all sorts of desserts.
Vice President of Membership: Karan Dhillon
Karan Dhillon is a junior studying Supply Chain Management and World Politics. He has been doing Model UN since his freshman year of high school and has come to love it more every year since. He is currently the chair of the African Union committee for MSUMUN XVII, and has loved every moment of his college Model UN experience participating in exciting committees such as “Bad Boy Records” and the “Syrian National Congress of 1919”. Other than Model UN he enjoys watching sports, playing FIFA, and trying all sorts of food.
Vice President of Conference Preparation: Matthew Rappe
Matthew Rappe is a Junior studying International Relations and Political Theory. He is from Chicago, yes, the actual city, like where they have subways and alleys. He started doing MUN in high school where it was an innocent pastime, but was subsequently consumed by college MUN and has never been quite right since. He specializes in the Middle East and Islam in committees and his studies. He has a pile of books "for fun" on his desk that he's never going to get to. He also really wants to hear about how your committee is going.
Vice President of Technology and Operations: Michael Downs
Michael Downs is a junior studying International Relations and Comparative Cultures and Politics with minors in Russian and Eurasian Studies and Russian Language. Michael is from Livonia, MI where he often goes to downtown Detroit to enjoy the Detroit Institute of Arts, Tigers, and Red Wings games. He has been in MUN since his sophomore year of high school and has loved it ever since. Outside of Model UN, Michael has recently taken up Judo and can often be found at the nearest source of coffee, or taking a nap.