Meet your Secretariat
DOMINIC DEBETTENCOURT, Secretary-General
Dominic Debettencourt is a senior at Jesuit High School, and this is his 4th year participating in MUN. He has been a delegate in the Environment, Global Security, and General Assembly committees in his first three years, and is excited to help lead the conference as the Secretary-General. Outside of MUN, Dominic runs cross country and track, participates in Science Olympiad, and is a leader of Jesuit’s Kahoot! Club, among other activities. In his free time, Dominic can often be found participating in recreational sports, playing card or board games, and defending the fact that he has an Android phone instead of an iPhone. He is excited to help make the conference even more fun this upcoming year.
JEFFERY SUN, Vice-President
Jeffery Sun is a Senior at Lake Oswego High School and will be serving as vice-president for his fourth and final year of MUN. I’m the past he has been a delegate for Global Security, Health and Human Services, as well as a committee chair for Human Rights. When he is not helping plan the conference Jeff spends his time working on his robotics team, playing pick-up basketball, and napping. You can often find Jeff procrastinating at the local coffee shop, wandering around playing Pokémon Go, or trying out all the new Chinese restaurants in the Portland area. Jeffery is excited to help with the planning of one the best and most fun MUN conferences yet.
ROSHUN SUNDER, Vice-President
Bio coming soon
AHNWYN BOWDEN, Undersecretary
Ahnwyn Bowden is a junior at South Eugene High School and Sheldon High School. This is her third year doing MUN. Following her time representing Italy on the Human Rights Committee and Kuwait on the Commission for the Status on Women, Ahnwyn is elated to have the opportunity to offer greater opportunities to Oregon MUN as an under secretary. Apart from MUN, Ahnwyn is an avid dancer both on the SEHS Dance Team and with Eugene Ballet Academy. Additionally, she is a leader in Steps Towards Change, an equity club at her schools. Ahnwyn is a hard-working student pursuing the International Baccalaureate Diploma at two schools. Ahnwyn hopes to have a lasting a positive impact on Oregon MUN and wishes everyone a great year!
RAHUL KARPY, Undersecretary
Bio coming soon
ANNAH POGODZINSKI, Undersecretary
Annah Pogodzinski is a senior at Sherwood High School and this is her third year doing Model UN. Annah was a delegate of health and human services during her first year then a delegate of General Assembly 2 during her second year. She is excited to serve the Oregon Model United Nations during her final year and help construct the 2020 conference. Annah is a Community Outreach Officer for her speech and debate team, Vice President of her school’s Philosophy Club, and works at an assisted living facility. In her spare time, she reads and writes poetry, goes to the gym, or can be found making herself laugh. Annah is excited about this upcoming year working as an Under Secretary and is ecstatic about the possibilities the team is working towards this year.
RITIKA SARIPALLI, UNDERSECRETARY
Ritika Saripalli is a senior at Sunset High School, and she will be serving as an Undersecretary during her third and last year of MUN. Spending her first year as a delegate from Liberia in Health and Human Services, and her second as a committee chair for ICJ, Ritika has cultivated her passion for MUN, as well as the term “MUNsters”.
Outside of MUN, Ritika is an avid leader of her school’s Mock Trial team and is heavily involved with the non-profit PERIOD, an organization that aims to end period poverty and period stigma through service, advocacy, and education.
When she’s not planning the 2020 conference, you can find Ritika harassing her dog Cognac, reading her horoscope or making her ulcer worse by stressing over her IB classes.
MADISON MCDONALD, UNDERSECRETARY
Madison McDonald is a senior at Tualatin High School. After serving two years on the environmental committee for Uganda and South Korea, she is so excited to spend her last year of MUN as an Undersecretary! Outside of MUN, Madison also dedicates her time to being an ASB officer, Thespian, and working with OASC’s Capitol Ambassadors Program. She is also president of her school’s own MUN (shoutout to India and the Netherlands)! When she’s not discussing the bee industry with her fellow delegates at MUN, you can probably find her spending way too much time at Starbucks, stressing out over calculus, or planning Tualatin’s next dance. She is so excited to plan Oregon MUN’s next state conference and can’t wait to see her fellow MUNsters in April!