Kevin Jackson '10
Kevin Jackson '10 is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. An Economics major he hopes to one day become the benevolent dictator/technocrat to finally bring prosperity for all Venezuelans. But it'lll be a while before all that.......
At Dartmouth, he has been busy at work re-building the Intl. Students Association into the awesome creature it is now since his freshman winter, yet he'd be lost in a Venezuelan jungle without the help of our amazing execs (and they are amazing).
Samantha Mandel ‘10
Samantha Mandel is a Linguistics and Psychology double major from Gainesville, Florida. She is currently directing all of ISA's policy initiatives and runs multiple dinner discussions and panel events every term that focus around international student policy issues. She also represents the International Student Community to the administration. She loves everything about being in ISA (especially working with the awesome exec board team and going to random ISA bonding events).
Yana Ernazarova ’12
Yana Ernazarova ’12 is a proud member of the class of 2012 at Dartmouth. Ethnically Russian, Yana was born in Kazakhstan and lived there for 15 years, leaving for Austin, Texas her senior year of high school. She loves ISA and is very passionate about it, so GO ISA!
Velizara Passajova ‘10
Director of Outreach
Velizara Passajova ‘10, legally an adult in the US, hails from Sofia, Bulgaria.
The main focus of her current life is the challenge of understanding herself, others and the world. Velizara's hobbies include studying art (preferably in Rome, Italy), tramping New Zealand's mountains, forming strong bonds with strangers, receiving massages, and...world peace. Miss Bulgarian Accent is delighted to be working on the ISA team of wonderful leaders and looks forward to our future projects.
Franziska Hertel ’11
Director of Communication
Franziska Hertel ’11 was born in Berlin, Germany and grew up in the smallest of towns near Vienna, Austria. She has been fascinated with all things American since a very young age, and is now following her passion at Dartmouth, majoring in American politics and memorizing the biographies of American presidents. Interested in international issues and global understanding, she loves working with the ISA to increase diversity at Dartmouth.
Kumar Gautam ’11
Kumar Gautam ’11 comes all the way from India. He is a computer science and economics double major. He's been involved with ISA since freshman year and is currently our treasurer. Besides ISA, Kumar is very involved with his fraternity Chi Gam.
Nina Maja Bergmar ’11
International Newsletter Editor
Nina Maja Bergmar ’11, hailing from Sweden, is a Women and Gender Studies and Government double major. She really likes chocolate-covered espresso beans and coffee, which is probably why she never sleeps. Nina Maja is also a United World College alumn, which speaks for itself (they're all weird, she says...).
Leanne Norman Mirandilla ‘10
International Newsletter Editor
Leanne Norman Mirandilla ‘10 is a Creative Writing major who grew up in Hong Kong, with British and Filipino parents. Leanne enjoys reading graphic novels, taking photos, and listening to good indie rock and electroclash.
Samuel Hui ‘12
Samuel Hui ‘12 is hailing all the way over from Hong Kong. His passion is to bring more diversity to Dartmouth, which is why he serves as Student Assembly representative for the ISA Exec Board. He also Lion Dances, and if you ever had the fantasy of seeing what a lion looks from the inside of its mouth, come to his performances!
Hikaru Yamagishi ‘12
Waheed A. Zarif ‘11
Representative to the Pan Asian Council