FALL 2017

Executive Board 


- PRESIDENT -


Nathan Gaertner

Year: Junior

Major: Finance, Accounting, Hoeft Technology & Management Program

About Nathan: Nathan began his time in Enactus on the project Grounds for Growth. After one semester as a project associate, he led the project for two more semesters as its project manager. He is now the current president of Enactus and is looking forward to helping its members make a difference in the world. In his free time, Nathan enjoys playing card games, playing and watching soccer, and traveling to new places. Nathan's picture was taken on a trip to Budapest, Hungary during his semester studying abroad in Belgium.

                                Katie Janson

- VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS -


Aubrey Haskett

                                Dani Rudy

Year: Junior

Major: Accounting, IS/IT, Hoeft Technology & Management Program

About AubreY: During Aubrey's first two semesters in Enactus, she served as a Project Associate for Operation Forward. She then spent a semester abroad but remained involved with the project. She spent last semester on Media Team and now serves on the Executive Board. She plays percussion and piano, loves hiking the Pacific Northwest, and is involved with Teach For America. Her photo was taken in Hallerbos, Belgium, where the purple flowers you see only bloom for one week!

 


- VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS -


Kyle Gilmore

                                 Frank Hu

Year: Junior

Major: Accounting, Finance

About Kyle: KylE Began his Enactus career as a bright-EYED, bushy-tailed freshman, working on Grounds for Growth. In his second semester, He served as a Project associate helping our past Vice president of operations, Reid Dahlstrom, source what would become H2Grow. He became the Project Manager for that project in the following semester. Kyle loved the experience and returned for a second semester of project management. He now sits on the Executive Board and helps it run as smoothly as possible. In his free time, he likes to watch baseball, listen to music, and enjoy the outdoors. This picture was taken in front of the Olympic Inukshuk on top of Whistler Mountain in Whistler, British Columbia, 


- Vice President of Membership -


HILDA CARRASCO

                               Leah Malsom

Year: Junior

Major: Accounting

About Hilda: AS VPM, HILDA HOPES TO RECRUIT MEMBERS WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING AN IMPACT WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITIES. DURING HER FIRST SEMESTER, SHE SERVED AS A PROJECT ASSOCIATE FOR OPERATION FORWARD WHERE SHE WAS IN CHARGE OF OVERSEEING THE WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT. AFTERWARDS, SHE BECAME PART OF MEDIA TEAM WHERE SHE ASSISTED IN THE MARKETING ASPECT OF ILLINOIS ENACTUS' PROJECTS AND HELPED DEVELOP THE PRESENTATIONS FOR THE ENACTUS REGIONAL AND NATIONAL COMPETITION. SHE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL'S SPEAKING TEAM WHERE ENACTUS PLACED 12TH IN THE COUNTRY. SHE THEN SPENT THE SEMESTER ABROAD IN THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HKUST). SHE ENJOYS LEARNING ABOUT PEOPLE'S PASSIONS AND READING POETRY. IN HER PICTURE, HILDA IS HIKING UP TITOP MT. IN HANOI, VIETNAM.


- Executive Managers -


ERIN MCKEE

                             Max Fisher

Year: Senior

Major: Finance, International Business, HOeft Technology & Management Program, Spanish Minor

About Erin: Erin started with Enactus in the Fall of 2014, where she joined Networks in Nicaragua as a Project Associate. She then took on the Project Manager position for Networks during its final semester and has managed several other projects, including Decreasing the Distance. She is now a member of the Executive Board. In her free time, Erin can be seen running the streets of Champaign, napping on the Quad, or plotting her next trip around the globe. The photo above was taken at the Cliffs of Moher by none other than Miss Aubrey Haskett.


MAIKA KUMAMOTO

Year: Senior

Major: Environmental economics and policy

About Maika: Maika joined Enactus two semesters ago as a Project Associate for a waste-reduction incubator project that became Stay Glassy. She then became Project Manager for the project, and is excited to be a part of the Executive Board this semester. Maika enjoys traveling, hiking, and cooking. She is pictured overlooking Granada, Spain.

 

                               Elayna Kramer

JASON HO

                              Maleek Akeju

Year: Senior

Major: Finance, IS/IT

About Jason: Jason joined Enactus during the fall of 2015. He started his Enactus careers as a project associate on Networks for Nicaragua, an international project focused on establishing a chamber of commerce in Masatepe, Nicaragua. After another semester as a project associate for Stratton Bilingual Buddies, Jason then moved on to serve as project manager for Project Oasis. He now sits on the executive board as an Executive Manager overseeing three projects in the Enactus portfolio. In his free time, Jason loves to play tennis, workout, and travel. His photo was taken in front of the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade in Hong Kong.