2013-2014 Executive Board

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Alec Barnes '14
Co-Director
Alec Barnes is a senior Whartonite concentrating in finance. He hails from Sudbury, MA and enjoys running along the Schuylkill River. While not ASBing, he enjoys DJing for Penn's student radio station, eating Korean food, and spending long nights alone in Huntsman.
Nick Pesta '14
Co-Director
Nick Pesta is a Senior at Penn. He studies Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. When not solving problems in the computer lab, Nick is the proud manager of the Huddersfield Town football club as they march triumphantly towards the Premier League (unfortunately, it is a virtual squad). This is his first year on the ASB Board, and he has gone on two amazing ASB trips. In addition to ASB, Nick is involved in the Penn chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and has worked on several projects in Guatemala.
Will Smith '14
Habitat Coordinator
Alex Levy '16
Breakaway Coordinator
Alex Levy is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She went on her first ASB trip to New Orleans during her freshman year. When she is not doing homework or ASBing, she can generally be found running, doing yoga, watching Scandal, or venturing around Philly for food.
Matt Rader '15
Winter Break Coordinator
Grace Jemison '16
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Loren Kole '14
Finance Coordinator
Loren is a senior Visual Studies major, with a focus in Printmaking. This is her third year on the ASB board, and has participated in trips to Almost Heaven, WV, Alamosa, CO and Lexington, VA. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Civic House Associates Coalition. When not at Civic House, you can find Loren at Desi Chaat, taking meandering walks around West Philly with her dog, or pulling all nighters in the Morgan Printshop.
Alex Zimmerman '15
Travel Coordinator
Kira Simon '15
Fundraising Coordinator
Kira Simon is a junior in the College studying Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, but is spending fall semester in Melbourne learning how to be an Aussie. She is from Boston, and a proud supporter of the Red Sox and Cape Cod Potato Chips. Kira has been involved in ASB since her trip to Lexington freshman year. Sophomore year she co-led a trip to the Everglades, and is looking forward to another great spring break this year. She also writes for Penn's humor magazine, The Pennsylvania Punchbowl, but has a hard time being funny before noon. When Kira has free time, you are likely to find her watching 30 Rock and/or eating cheese.
Will Cheng '16
Fundraising Coordinator
Charles Heinz '16
Fundraising Coordinator
Rachel Zurier '14
Education Coordinator
Rachel is a senior from Providence Rhode Island majoring in Urban Studies. She sits on the boards of ASB and CHAC Exec and is an editor for Under The Button. When not spending all her time in Civic House, Rachel likes to go on long walks around Philadelphia, eat things made of pumpkin, and talk to her cat in silly voices.