Session Reports

1st Session – January 16-20, 2013

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly – Black Mountain, NC

 

2013-2014 National Officers
President Sean Costello, Stonehill College
Vice President Sam Ingalls, Tulane University
Presiding Officers
Speaker of the House Benjamin Blais, University of San Francisco
Senate President Pro Tempore Jon McCreary, American University
Chief Justice Mel Pavlik, University of Chicago
Chief of Staff Ben Venable, University of Kentucky
Editor-in-Chief Eric Pait, UNC-Chapel Hill
Program Officers
Dir. of Alumni Relations Varun Menon, Western Kentucky University
Dir. of Civic Mentoring Haley Parrott, Arizona State University
Dir. of Communications Hannah Bialic, Northeastern University
Dir. of Development Syed Akhtar, West Virginia University
Dir. of Governmental Relations Micah Petersen, West Point
Chapter of the Year
American University
Servant Leadership Award
Eric Pait, UNC-Chapel Hill

 

2nd Session – January 16-20, 2014

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly – Black Mountain, NC

 

2014-2015 National Officers
President Jon McCreary, American University
Vice President Matthew Roarty, University of Delaware
Presiding Officers
Speaker of the House Sujay Dewan, University of Pennsylvania
Senate President Pro Tempore Mary Guenther, American University
Chief Justice Mel Pavlik, University of Chicago
Chief of Staff Mariah Corso, Duquesne University
Editor-in-Chief Allison Butler, American University
Program Officers
Dir. of Alumni Relations K.J. Hall, Western Kentucky University
Dir. of Civic Mentoring Haley Parrott, Arizona State University
Dir. of Communications Taylor Dizor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Dir. of Development Jody Dahmer, Western Kentucky University
Dir. of Governmental Relations Valeria Ojeda, American University
Chapter of the Year
Western Kentucky University
Servant Leadership Award
Jon McCreary, American University
Signed into Law by President Sean Costello
HR 05 Large Capacity Ammunition Limitation Act
Sponsor Rep. Kaitlyn Kessler, American University
HR 08 Removal of Religious Preference Act
Sponsor Rep. Sasha Klebnikov, University of Pennsylvania
HR 17 Bee Conservation Act
Sponsor Rep. Jeremiah Landin, American University
HR 25 Reproductive Care for Military Women Act
Sponsor Rep. Kylie Werk, University of Florida
HR 34 NIH Protection Act
Sponsor Rep. Zach Jones, Western Kentucky University
S 06 Discretionary Allowance In UN Funding Act of 2014
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, Sen. Syed Akhtar – UPenn, West Virginia University
S 08 Tisquantum Day Act
Sponsor Sen. Steve Darcy, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
S 09 Providing for our Pharmacists Act
Sponsor Sen. Laura Guarinoni, Duquesne University
S 12 National Health Insurance Antitrust Act
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, University of Pennsylvania
S 13 US Unincorporated Territories Reorganization Act
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, University of Pennsylvania
S 15 National Physician Residencies Expansion Act
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, Sen. Syed Akhtar – UPenn, West Virginia University
S 20 Minimum Wage Reform Act
Sponsor Sen. Daniel Colson, University of Pennsylvania
Outstanding Statesmen
House Rep. Sasha Klebnikov, University of Pennsylvania
Senate Sen. Bill McDonald, Arizona State University
Outstanding Legislation
HR 20 Energizing the Future of America Act
Sponsor Rep. Peter Nguyen, Arizona State University
S 13 US Unincorporated Territories Reorganization Act
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, University of Pennsylvania
Outstanding Member of the Press
Loren Eleni Gill, American University
Outstanding Cabinet Member
Secretary of Commerce Joe Luginbill, Chippewa Valley Technical College
2014-2015 Associate Justice Nominee
Sarah Simon, University of Pennsylvania
Outstanding Attorney
Katie Planck, American University
Outstanding Attorney Team
Meredith Cundiff & KJ Hall, Western Kentucky University

 

 

3rd Session – January 15-19, 2015

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly – Black Mountain, NC

 

2015-16 Elected and Appointed National Officers
President Jody Dahmer, Western Kentucky University
Vice President Christina Wiley, University of Florida
Presiding Officers
Speaker of the House Jay Todd Richey, Western Kentucky University
Senate President Pro Tempore Rico Smith, University of Oklahoma
Chief Justice Kate Stalnaker, American University
Chief of Staff Amber Richards, Florida Gulf Coast University
Editor-in-Chief James Line, Western Kentucky University
Program Officers
Dir. of Communications Taylor Dizor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Dir. of Development Julia Kern, Northeastern University
Dir. of Governmental Relations Mason Hill, Georgetown University
Dir. of Recruitment Mariah Corso, Duquesne University
Chapter of the Year
Duquesne University
Servant Leadership Award
Mariah Corso, Duquesne University
Signed into Law by President Jon McCreary
H.R. 5 Reagan Reform Act
Sponsor Rep. Hatfield, Western Kentucky University
H.R. 18 Energy Improvement and Extension Act
Sponsor Rep. Sesek, Duquesne University
H.R. 26 Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2015
Sponsor Rep. Brow, University of Pennsylvania
S. 6 Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance Act
Sponsor Sen. Laura Guarinoni, Duquesne University
S. 9 Pay Your Dues Act
Sponsor Sen. Abby Argue, American University
S. 11 Sex Trafficking Accountability Amendments
Sponsor Sen. Zach Jones, Western Kentucky University
S. 14 Lautenberg Minimum Alcohol Consumption Age Act
Sponsor Sen. Varun Menon, University of Pennsylvania
Passed Into Law After Veto Override
S. 13 Iron Man Act
Sponsor Sen. Alex Patel, University of Pennsylvania
Outstanding Statesmen
House Rep. Jacob Barrett, Florida Gulf Coast University
Senate Sen. Jeffrey Burke, American University
Outstanding Legislation
H.R. 5 Reagan Reform Act
Sponsor Rep. Hatfield, Western Kentucky University
S.6 Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance Act
Sponsor Sen. Laura Guarinoni, Duquesne University
Outstanding Member of the Press
Julia Zaglin, American University
Outstanding Cabinet Member
Secretary of Housing & Urban Dev. Tyler Siminski, Duquesne University
Outstanding Cabinet White Paper
Secretary of Energy Mason Hill, Georgetown University
2015-2016 Associate Justice Appointees
Meredith Cundiff, Western Kentucky University
John Foster, Duquesne University
Outstanding Attorney
John Foster, Duquesne University
Outstanding Moot Case Brief
Sarah Simon, University of Pennsylvania