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Tope Sadiku

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Emma Smith

Executive Co-Chair

Tiffany Menyhart

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Alexia Bounadere

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Lauren Kaiser

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Susan Golden

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Deepali Palta

Internal Engagement Officer

Michelle Turner

Growth & Development Officer

Sarah Crowley

Programming Officer

Emily Launer

Programming Officer

Brooke Poor

Communications Officer

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