November 24, 2014

Executive Branch

The Executive Branch of the UPUA is appointed and lead by the President and Vice President. They are charged with enacting legislation passed by the General Assembly, as well as maintaining and improving the UPUA’s standing departments. The Chief of Staff is appointed by the President to maintain the day-to-day operations of the UPUA, and oversees all of the Executive Directors and Departments.


Chief Executives


President of the Student Body:

Laura McKinney

president@upua.org


Vice President of the Student Body:

Jake Griggs

vicepresident@upua.org


Chief of Staff:

Ben Cutler

chief@upua.org


Executive Directors and Departments


Director of Communications: Liza Buschinski, communications@upua.org

Director of Records: Vacant

Director of Technology: Spencer Davis, sod3@psu.edu

Director of Academic Affairs: Arwa Hararwala, aah5577@psu.edu

Director of Facilities: Harry Weidner, hjw5214@psu.edu

Director of Governmental Affairs: Brady Feuer, blf5323@psu.edu

Director of Student Life: Brad Edwards, bme5180@psu.edu

Director of Outreach: Rachel Chormanski, rqc5438@psu.edu

Director of Sustainability: Nora Van Horn, noravh@psu.edu

Director of Development and Alumni Relations: Bhavin Shah, bjs5957@psu.edu

Director of Assembly Wellness: David Weiss, dqw5166@psu.edu

Director of Educational Equity: Kazi Asifa Ashrafi, kqa5290@psu.edu

Directors of Freshman Council: Celeste Fernandez & Sophie Haiman, freshman@upua.org

Associate Director of Technology: Ryan Loscalzo, rjl5532@psu.edu

Department of Communications:

Associate Director of Communications: Elizabeth Grobinski, lag5680@psu.edu

Videographer: Sebastian Kukielka, szk525@psu.edu

Graphic Designer: Gabrielle Ciraolo, gdc5112@psu.edu

Graphic Designer: Megan Kiel, mek5563@psu.edu

Advertising Specialist: Ainur Imankulova, axi5@psu.edu

Press Secretary: Kristin Gjelaj, krg5373@psu.edu