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Meet Your Representatives

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Hometown | Easton, Pennsylvania

Alec Buttner is a senior majoring in Biochemistry. Outside of USG, Alec is an undergraduate researcher for the Chemistry Department. He is the Vice President of ECO, is involved in STARs, ACS, the Tri-Beta and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies, and is a 26-Point Ambassador and Greyhound Tutor. Alec’s favorite fictional character is Remy, the rat from Ratatouille.

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” | Chinese Proverb

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Executive Vice President of Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Bath, Pennsylvania

Harley Bender is a junior majoring in Political Science on a Pre-Law Track. Outside of USG, Harley is the Vice President of The Pre-Law Society, the President of the Moravian Mock Trial Team, the Interim-Vice President of the Political Awareness Coalition. Harley is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha. She is involved in STARs and is a 26-Point Ambassador. Harley's passions include politics, board games, art, reading and conspiracy theories.

“To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men." | Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Vice President of Finance

Hometown | Tabernacle, New Jersey

Matt Anderson is a senior majoring in Neuroscience. Outside of USG, Matt is the PR Director for MAC. He is the President of Tri-Beta. Matt is involved in STARs and the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society, and is a trainer for the 26-Point Ambassadors. He is also a student worker for the Center for Career and Civic Engagement. Matt’s favorite fictional character is Link.

"We do have a lot in common. The same earth, the same air, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what's the same instead of what's different, well, who knows?" | Meowth

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Vice President of Clubs & Events

Hometown | Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Sophia Starner is a senior majoring in Biology on the Pre-Med Track. Outside of USG, Sophia is the Vice President of Accreditation for Alpha Sigma Tau. She is the Treasurer for Hounds Against Sexual Assault. Sophia is also a member of Phi Eta Sigma. Sophia conducted research in the Burn Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital this past summer on Subcutaneous Scar Release.

"You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through." | Rosalynn Carter

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Representative, Finance Committee

Hometown | Fairfield, New Jersey

Nadia Belverio is a junior majoring in Biology. Outside of USG, Nadia is a teaching assistant for the Biology Department. She is a 26-Point Ambassador, a student worker in the animal facilities, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, and a member of Christians on Campus. She is also the Panhellenic Vice President of Finance. Nadia’s favorite hobby is cooking and you can often find her in the kitchen creating new flavors.

"You only live once, but if done right, once is enough." | Mae West

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Representative, Finance Committee

Hometown | Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Michael Burke is a sophomore majoring in Accounting and Business Administration. Outside of USG, Michael is a 26-Point Ambassador, the Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity, and a member of Benigna Yearbook. He is also a student worker at the IT Help Desk and an AV Event Technician. Michael would like you to never forget the 73-9 Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA finals.

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." | Michael Jordan

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Representative, Clubs & Events Committee

Hometown | Jefferson, New Jersey

Alexis Cruz is a junior majoring in Health Science with a track in OT and minoring in Dance. Outside of USG, Alexis is a Panhellenic Delegate. She is also a member of the Moravian Dance company, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, Pre-Health Club and Moco Radio. Alexis's passions include dancing, helping others, hanging out with her friends and caramel macchiatos.

"She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future." | Proverbs 31:25

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Representative Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Mikki DeLuca is a sophomore majoring in Political Science and Sociology on a Pre-Law Track. Outside of USG, Mikki is a member of the Pre-Law and Sociology Club. Mikki's passions include Chipotle, "You," and harassing her twin sister. Her favorite fictional character is Spider-Man.

"Perspective is preeminent above all." | Mikki DeLuca

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Representative, Operations & Outreach Committee

Hometown | Macungie, Pennsylvania

Natalie Hakim is a senior majoring in Public Health and minoring in Spanish. Outside of USG, Natalie is the Treasurer of Spanish Club. She is a member of Public Health Club and Middle Eastern Club. Natalie's passions are health equity, politics, international travel, matcha and music. 

"I don't like people around me sad. I like making people happy." | Tyler, the Creator

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Representative, Clubs & Events Committee

Hometown | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Erica Heaney is a senior majoring in Biochemistry on the Pre-PA track. Outside of USG, Erica is the President of Hounds Against Sexual Assault. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Tri-Beta. Erica's favorite fictional character is Phoebe Buffay.

"I don't even have a pla." | Phoebe Buffay

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Representative, Clubs & Events Committee

Hometown | Baltimore, Maryland

Timothy King is a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Africana Studies and Computer Science. Outside of USG, Tim is the Treasurer of SPECTRUM. He is also a student athlete in Track & Field. Tim's passions include gaming, anime, basketball and learning about space.

"Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard." | Kevin Durant

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Representative, Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Evan Mengel is a senior majoring in Historical Studies and Secondary Education in the Humanities. Outside of USG, Evan is a Head Resident, an Orientation Leader, the Academic Chair and Philanthropic Chair of Omicron Gamma Omega, and the Treasurer of the Inter-Fraternity Council. He is also member of ODK and International Club. Evan's passions are baseball basketball, gaming, music, Chick-Fil-A, The Brick, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and The Office.

"It's easy to confuse 'what is' with 'what ought to be,' especially when 'what is' has worked out in your favor." | Tyrion Lannister

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Representative, Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Patrick Mullin is a senior majoring in English and Education. Outside of USG, Patrick is an  Undergraduate Researcher for HSIRB and the English Department. He is a member of the Undergraduate Research Club and the Kappa Delta Pi Honors Society. Patrick is the Secretary of Delta Tau Delta and a writer for the Comenian. Patrick has traveled to and gone camping in almost all of the U.S. states.

"In this here place, we flesh; flesh that weeps, laughs; flesh that dances on bare feet in grass. Love it. Love it hard." | Beloved, Toni Morrison

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Representative, Finance Committee

Hometown | Scranton, Pennsylvania

Erica Nemitz is a sophomore majoring in Biochemistry. Outside of USG, Erica is a cheerleader and a Resident Advisor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . She is also a member of Habitat for Humanity and ECO. Erica's favorite fictional character is either Doctor Strange or Thor.

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." | Walt Disney

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Secretary, Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

Charlotte Reid is a junior majoring in Biochemistry. Outside of USG, Charlotte is a Resident Advisor, an Undergraduate Researcher in the Chemistry Department, a 26-Point Ambassador and a Greyhound Tutor. She is a Student Trustee. Charlotte is a member of Tri-Beta, Undergraduate Research Club, Phi Eta Sigma and the American Chemical Society. She is also involved with STARs. Charlotte's passions are figure skating, NPR, Yogi Tea and science. 

"He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how." | Nietzche

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Representative, Clubs & Event Committee

Hometown | Slatington, Pennsylvania

Blake Schuck is a junior majoring in Health Sciences on the Pre-Speech Language Pathology track and minoring in Spanish, Psychology and Biology. Outside of USG, Blake is a HUB Desk Manager. He is a writer for the Manuscript and a Greyhound Tutor. Blake is involved with STARs. Blake's favorite fictional character is Hester Prynne from the Scarlet Letter.

"If you want to change the world, pick up a pen and write." | Martin Luther

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Representative, Clubs & Events Committee

Hometown | Bangor, Pennsylvania

Isabel Smith is a sophomore majoring in Health Sciences on the Pre-OT track and minoring in Psychology. Outside of USG, Isabel is a member of Habitat for Humanity, MAC, Operation Smile, ECO and Colleges Against Cancer. Isabel is also a cheerleader and a 26-Point Ambassador. Isabel loves her cats, volunteering, coffee and shopping. 

"Everything happens for a reason." | Marilyn Monroe


ancy Ondieki

Representative, Operations & Outreach

Hometown | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Nancy Ondieki is a sophomore majoring in Neuroscience on the Pre-Med track and minoring in political science. Outside of USG, Nancy is a member of Black Student Union, the secretary of FroNation, and a member of Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority Incorporated. Nancy's passions include helping others, reading, food, and Netflix.

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." | Proverbs 3:5-6