Student Advisory Board members pose in front of the Cambridge Community Center

Student Advisory Board

As a member of the Student Advisory Board, you have the opportunity to serve your peers, your program and the Scholars community. Representatives act as a liaison between their peers in their programs and the Scholars central staff, offering the student viewpoint on new initiatives and providing suggestions that might improve the student experience in Scholars.

In particular, representatives:

  • Share curricular and extracurricular components of your program experiences to the central staff and to other board members.
  • Respond to concerns or issues within the Cambridge Community or on campus.
  • Share Scholars initiatives, upcoming events or announcements with their programs.
  • Assist in the management of Scholars-wide events such as Service Day, Fall Fest, therapy dogs and the charity kickball tournament.

Structure

The Student Advisory Board consists of one freshman and one sophomore representative from each Scholars program. In addition, one freshman and one sophomore serve as commuter representatives.

Expectations

Members of the Student Advisory Board attend hour-long biweekly meetings on Friday afternoons. There are approximately six meetings during each of the fall and spring semesters.

In addition, representatives participate in community events organized by the Student Advisory Board and possibly serve on subcommittees related to academic affairs, activities or advocacy. 

How to Get Involved

The Student Advisory Board is open to any freshman Scholars student, with applications to become a freshman representative available at the start of the fall semester. All applicants will be invited to participate in an interview. 

This position is a two-year commitment. Students who serve as freshmen representatives are expected to continue in their role and serve as the sophomore representative for their program.

Program Representatives

These are the Student Advisory Board representatives for the 2021–2022 academic year. Students can contact their program representative with any questions or concerns. 

Sean Kim
First-year representative
skim0877@terpmail.umd.edu

Tania Ghandour
Second-year representative
taghand@terpmail.umd.edu

Caeila Chung
First-year representative
caelia.chung@gmail.com

Or Goldshtein
Second-year representative
or.goldshtein1@gmail.com

Anthony Righter
First-year representative
dinoman3012@gmail.com

Nathan Blanken
Second-year representative
blanken1@terpmail.umd.edu

Samantha Whitlock
First-year representative
swhitloc@terpmail.umd.edu
 

Claudia Bosques
Second-year representative
cbosques@terpmail.umd.edu

Aryan Munot
First-year representative
amunot@terpmail.umd.edu

Will Horton
Second-year representative
willhorton16@gmail.com

Mahi Pandya
First-year representative
mahi.a.pandya@gmail.com

Ilhaam Lakhani
Second-year representative
ilhaamlakhani@gmail.com

Danielle London
First-year representative
daniellejulia0505@gmail.com

Natalie Yeager
Second-year representative
Natalieeyeagerr@gmail.com

Jillian Sands
First-year representative
jesands21@gmail.com

Addison Kindrick
Second-year representative
addisonkindrick@gmail.com

Miriam Oke
First-year representative
moke12@terpmail.umd.edu

Jake Marks
Second-year representative
jmarks1@terpmail.umd.edu

Kaushik Vejju
First-year representative
kaush2003@gmail.com

David Oguh
Second-year representative
zcanceling@gmail.com

Sarah Han
First-year representative
shan8599@terpmail.umd.edu

Kali Stengel
Second-year representative
kstengel@terpmail.umd.edu

Shree Bhattacharya
First-year representative
sbhatt5021@gmail.com

Malachi Green
Second-year representative
malachigreena@gmail.com

Mudia Ighile
First-year representative
mudiaighile@gmail.com

Jeremy Kiggundu
Sophomore
jkiggund@terpmail.umd.edu

For More Information

Portrait of Ben Parks

Ben Parks

Associate Director for Student Affairs, College Park Scholars
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