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IRC Council

Kate Highnam

Prime Minister

kwh5ye@virginia.edu

I am a third year engineering student majoring in Computer Science with interests in finance and mathematics.  Previously I served as the Minister of Finance and ensure to feed you as your Prime Minister.  I also serve as a member of the Executive Board of the Peer Advising Family Network for Asian students and in my spare time I enjoy participating in dragon boat competitions along the east coast, playing violin and piano, cooking/baking, volunteering at various locations to promote clean environments and improving self-sufficiency, traveling, throwing pots, and weaving random articles of clothing.  I come from a multicultural background and have enjoyed the international experience my first year at UVa. I look forward to seeing you around the IRC; the community provides for a unique experience you can find nowhere else.  Please do not hesitate to approach Council with any ideas you have to offer!

Nick Lim

Minister of Finance                                                      

nl3zp@virginia.edu


 

 

Lauren Denham

Minister of Community Operations                                     

lnd5nf@virginia.edu

Hello IRCers!!  My name is Lauren Denham and I am a fourth year studying African-American and African studies.  I will be serving you as the Minister of Community Operations this year.  This is my secondyear living in the IRC and I was the chair of the community service committee last year.  Under my ministry will be three committees:  Arts, Sustainability and Community Serivce (ASC); Interior Design; and Acadsemic Excellence.  I am also a serial Netflix-watcher.  So feel free to hit me up for some movies!  I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for all of us here at the IRC and I look forward to working with/for you all to ensure that we continue to foster our sense of community!  Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or suggestions at lnd5nf@virginia.

 

Shrina Patel                                                                          

Minister of Interior

sap2vt@virginia.edu

Hello, wonderful residents of the IRC! My name is Shrina Patel, and I am a fourth year student majoring in Cognitive Science and Foreign Affairs.  Last year, I was Co-Chair of the Cooking Coalition, and now, I am thrilled to serve as your Minister of the Interior for this school year.  I hope you will come to feel, as I do, that the IRC is your home.  Arounds Grounds and outside, I am involved in the IRC Peer Mentoring Program, serve as the Alumni-Relations Coordinator for the Society for Cognitive Science, work as a research assistant and intern at the Neurocognitive Assessment Lab, and am on the National Presentation Writing committee for BAPS.  In my spare time, I like to cook (and feast), eat my Nutella and ice-cream, dance (terribly) to Bollywood songs, twirl my dandiya, and 'troll' people from time to time.  Welcome to the IRC, and get ready for a fantastic year!


Kelly Hart                                                                        

Minister of External Relations

kmh2fg@virginia.edu

Hey, IRC! My name is Kelly Hart, and I am a second year majoring in Classical Studies, tentatively applying to the Curry School.  Last year I served as the IRC's Public Relations Chair, and I am really excited to continue contributing and becoming more involved as your Minister of External Relations. I hope to foster our community and make your experience at UVA the best!  In my spare time I enjoy playing the cello, singing, hanging out with friends, and drinking bubble tea.  Around Grounds I am an adviser in the Asian Student Union's Peer Advising Family Network, Culture Chair for Japan Club, and Assistant Director for Hoos in the Stairwell a cappella.  I hope that we will get to know each other very well over the next year.  See you around!


 

 

 

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