President: Michael Downs
Michael Downs is a senior 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.
Vice President of Finance: Veronica Buschhaus
Veronica Buschhaus is a senior majoring in World Politics with a minor in African Politics. Although she is from Ann Arbor, she is a true Spartans fan. She is currently chairing the DISEC: 1962 committee for IRO’s sister organization, MSUMUN. Her favorite committee to date has been OSAGI, a small specialized committee on gender issues at McMUN. When she’s not spending her free time doing MUN, Veronica likes to watch Netflix and bake all sorts of desserts.
Vice President of Membership: Neal Adams
Neal Adams is a senior majoring in Statistics with an emphasis in Economics and Actuarial Science. In the future he hopes to be an Actuary for some time then retiring into academia. He did four years of Model UN in High school and started in MSUIRO his Sophomore year. His favorite committee so far was the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as New Zealand at MCMUN. He is a Junior Staffer on the House of Saud 2022 in IRO’s sister organization MSUMUN. He is from Livonia Mi, he likes sports (specifically basketball), superhero movies, and daytime naps. He firmly believes that Lebron James is the goat, hot dogs are sandwiches, and that pineapple belongs on pizza
Vice President of Conference Preparation: Hanna Foreman
Hanna Foreman is a junior majoring International Relations with minors in Asian Studies and Korean. Hanna has lived in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Ann Arbor, and once again calls Taiwan, a place she will constantly remind you is an independent country, home. She started doing Model UN during her junior year of high school and has continued to be passionate about it since. On the circuit, Hanna often competes in Asia centric committees, her favorite one thus far has been Samsung Board of Directors at McMUN. After college, Hanna hopes to work at the U.S. State Department specializing in East Asian affairs. When not doing Model UN, Hanna can be found eating dumplings and kimchi, obsessing over Asian politics, or finding the nearest source of ice cream.
Vice President of Technology and Operations: Karan Dhillon
Karan Dhillon is a senior 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 an assistant crisis director for Peron's Cabinet for MSUMUN XVIII, 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.