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Gemstone Student Council Executive Board


Lara FuLara Fu, Class of 2017
Lara is a senior Government & Politics: International Relations major on Team MORALS and the current President of Gemstone Student Council. In addition to her work with GSC, she also serves as an Honors Ambassadors Student Coordinator, GEMS100 Section Leader, and Maryland Images Tour Guide.

Vice President of Operations

Trinish ChatterjeeTrinish Chatterjee, Class of 2019
Trinish is the Vice President of Operations. He is a sophomore studying Electrical Engineering on Team VOLTAGE, which studies low-cost microfluidics displays. Trinish is also a Gemstone CONNECT Mentor, an Undergraduate Teaching Fellow, and on the Bitcamp Organizational Committee.

Vice President of Finances

Jay SwayambunathanJay Swayambunathan, Class of 2018
Jay is the Vice President of Finances and a junior Physiology and Neurobiology major on Team MATRIX. He is also a GEMS202 Section Leader and a Math Success Coach.

Vice President of Community & Social Initiatives

Jason IttnerJason Ittner, Class of 2019
Jason is a sophomore electrical engineering major on Team VOLTAGE. He is serving as the vice president of the Community and Social Initiatives on Gemstone Student Council, and is also a GEMS100 Section Leader as well as a Bitcamp organizer. In his free time he likes to exercise, read, game, and draw.

Vice Presidents of Cohort Relations

Allison ChenAllison Chen, Class of 2018
Allison is a junior Biological Sciences: Physiology & Neurobiology and Government and Politics double major on Team MATRIX. She is currently the co-Vice President of Cohort Relations for 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.

Soma Umeozulu Soma Umeozulu, Class of 2019
Soma is a sophomore Chemistry and Psychology double major on Team MELTS. She is currently co-Vice President of Cohort Relations on GSC. In addition to GSC, she is also an Honors Ambassador. In her free time, she loves reading, listening to music (currently Hamilton the Musical, on repeat), and going to see shows at The Clarice.