Gemstone Honors Program
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Gemstone Student Council Executive Board


Allison Chen, Class of 2018
Allison is a senior Biological Sciences: Physiology & Neurobiology and Government and Politics double major on Team MATRIX. She is currently the President of Gemstone Student Council. Allison is also a GEMS202 Section Leader, an RA in Ellicott Hall, and is involved with Club Field Hockey, Honors Ambassadors, and Taiwanese American Student Association.

Vice President of Operations

Daniel Smolyak, Class of 2020
Daniel is a sophomore Computer Science and Economics double major on Team PROCESS. In addition to serving on GSC, he is also a Gems 100 Student Leader and an Undergraduate Research Assistant with the College of Information Studies. In his free time he enjoys running, reading, and playing board games.

Vice President of Finances

Pavan Vemulakonda, Class of 2020
Pavan is a sophomore Bioengineering major on Team TISSUE researching vascularity in 3D printed organs. He is Vice President of Finances on Gemstone Student Council. In his free time he likes to play tennis, golf, and sing.

Vice President of Cohort Relations, Underclass Students

Emma Margolis, Class of 2020
Emma is a sophomore art history major following a pre medicine track on Team FEELS. She is currently serving as the VP of Underclass Cohort Relations. Emma is also involved on campus as a Co-Project Manager for the Child Development Lab, an Operations Co-Coordinator for Camp Kesem, and a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority

Vice Presidents of Cohort Relations, Upperclass Students

Ryan Goldberg, Class of 2019
Ryan is a junior finance and international business double major on Team Pressure. He is currently the Vice President of Cohort Relations. Apart from GSC, Ryan is an oral communication consultant, a Peer CONNECT mentor, and a member of Order of Omega honors fraternity. In his free time, Ryan likes to exercise, play intramural sports, and read.