Nicole Garcia, Secretary General
Nicole Garcia is a junior from Evans, GA majoring in Management Information Systems and International Business with a minor in Spanish. This is her third year on the team, but she participated in Model United Nations all four years of high school as well. This year, she is the crisis director for the Bonaparte Family Dinner committee at UGAMUNC and previously had the privilege of serving as the Conference Director and co-chairing the committee for the U.S. Intelligence Community. She is also a member of Phi Sigma Pi national honor fraternity, works on campus, and enjoys volunteering around Athens. In her free time, she enjoys singing, doing Sudoku puzzles, petting cats, or scouting out a new duck for her rubber duck collection.
Vitaliya Peake, Director General
Vitaliya (Vita) Peake is a senior International Affairs and French double major with a certificate in Global Studies and this is her third year on the team! In the past, she has had the honor of serving as the chair of the GA 4 committee and Co-Chair of the NATO committee and is so thrilled to be serving as this year’s Director General. When she’s not busy preparing for UGAMUNC and traveling to MUN conferences, she serves as an ISA Global Ambassador,the vice-president of the International Affair’s Honor Society at UGA, President of the French National Honor Society at UGA , and a full-time member/choreographer with Prelude Dance Ensemble. In her free time, Vita loves to travel (she had the privilege of studying abroad in Paris, France in 2015), explore Athens with her friends, cook, and spend time with her wonderful Russian-American family !
Alexandria Johnson, Head Delegate
Alex is a sophomore from Augusta, Ga with a double major in International Affairs and Arabic. In addition to being Head Delegate for the University of Georgia’s Model UN team, she is also the Programming Director for NCNW and a BEST Mentor. When not tucked away in the MLC or class you can find her working in the International Student Life Office, running on trails by the IM Fields, or sprawled across her bed watching Netflix. The one thing that is equal to her love of International Affairs and Arabic is her love of the University of Georgia. Go Dawgs!
Esther Osinaiya, Chief of Staff
Esther Osinaiya is a third year Finance major. This is Esther’s third year on the Model United Nation team and 1st year on Secretariat. In addition to Model UN, she is involved with Roosevelt at UGA, Women in Business, and a DJ at WUOG 90.5 FM(a popular radio station in Athens). She enjoys spending hours watching foreign films and documentaries and going to live music shows. Upon graduation, Esther hopes to become a Financial Analyst at an investment bank or Fortune 500.
Cody Pyle, Finance Director
Cody is a third year at the University of Georgia, majoring in International Affairs with a minor in Genetics. This is his second year on the team, and this year he was appointed the Finance Director position for our UGA Model UN. He is very excited to have been admitted to two study abroad this summer, one throughout Europe and the other in Japan. He enjoys watching TV (obviously, since he wrote a whole committee on it). He really enjoys playing sports, having played five of them. If you are ever looking for him, you will most likely find him on the couch, with his kitten, binge watching either Game of Thrones or Westworld. If he is not on the couch, he is most likely at a Beyoncé concert crying in the front row.
Megan Gillahan, Conference Director
Megan Gillahan is a second year International Affairs, French and English Major and will be serving as the Conference Director for UGAMUNC 2017. This is her second year on the team and she served as the Co-Chair for the OIC committee at UGAMUNC 2016. Aside from her involvement on the Model UN team, she is also involved in UGA’s Model African Union team and works two jobs on campus. Additionally, she spent Summer 2016 studying abroad in France taking advanced cultural/historical, literature and business courses. She loves all things related to MUN and her hobbies include continuously buying books online until her house explodes.