2023 ALTMUN Staff
Secretary General (SecGen)
Mohib Ahmed is a current senior in Maryville, Tennessee. Ahmed has attended a total of five conferences, consisting of MHSMUN, VOLMUN, and ALTMUN. He also participated at the National Ethics Bowl Competition at UNC Chapel Hill after winning regionals at UTK. Ahmed enjoys the rhetoric, debate, law, and culture that is brought by the Model UN experience.
Director General (DirGen)
Timothy Cho is a current junior in Knoxville, Tennessee. Cho has participated in three Model UN conferences at SHSMUN, VOLMUN, and ALTMUN where he was the UNODC co-chair. He is dedicated to speech and debate as the president of his school’s ethics bowl team. Cho has an immense passion for geopolitics and international studies and hopes to inform others about these two substantial matters.
Under Secretary General (USG)
Angela Yoon is a current senior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Yoon has served as a delegate for two years, after participating in SHSMUN and ALTMUN. She is an active member at her school as a debate club officer, rower, string quartet member, and mock trial attorney. Yoon is passionate about advocating for the pressing issues of minority rights and educational equity.
Under Secretary General of Operations (USGOps)
Michelle Jiang is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Jiang participated in her first Model UN conference last year with ALTMUN. She enjoys stage managing for her school’s theater department as well as helping other students. She admires the power of food and the cultural influence it has on her community as it allows her to connect with others.
The Media Team
Marketing Recruitment Director (MRD)
Hanna Yang is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Yang participated in her first Model UN conference at ALTMUN last year. Yang is devoted to both law and business as she is involved in Youth in Government, Mock Trial, and Future Business Leaders of America. She is academically driven and passionate about her studies regarding human relations and psychology.
News and Media Director (NMD)
Bindi Patel is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Patel has participated in two Model UN conferences including MSMUN and ALTMUN. She is an avid tennis player for her school’s varsity team and enjoys the camaraderie and competition it comes with. Patel also enjoys debating as she is a member of Mock Trial, Youth Court, and Youth in Government at her school.
Digital Press Corps Director (DPCD)
Audrey Fey is a current senior in Knoxville, Tennessee. Fey is a 3-time delegate having participated in SHSMUN, VOLMUN, and ALTMUN. She takes pleasure in helping others whether it be assisting young children at work or mentoring students at her school through her executive board status. She also enjoys traveling, meeting new people, and experiencing different cultures.
The Committee Chairs
Matthew Wang is a current junior in Knoxville, Tennessee. Wang has a long history with Moden UN as he served as a delegate at VOLMUN, SHSMUN, and ALTMUN. Besides his dedication toward international studies, Wang is also a proud member of his school’s Science Club and Science Olympiad. He loves to conduct proper research and dive deep into a variety of subjects.
Benjamin Daniel is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Daniel has participated in Model UN since middle school for a total of five years, serving as a delegate in MSMUN, SHSMUN, and ALTMUN. He enjoys theater, reading, playing the guitar, and learning new languages. He also enjoys traveling and spent one and a half months in Germany as an exchange student. He strongly believes in the right to global education for all and wants to “serve the underserved”.
Security Council President
Tiago Phielipp is a current junior in Knoxville, Tennessee. Phielipp has participated in four Model UN conferences including NHSMUN, VOLMUN, ALTMUN, and SHSMUN where he received honorable mention. He is a dedicated volleyball club player and is a member of the volleyball executive board at his school. He is extremely passionate about science, specifically synthetic biology.
Tom Williamson is a current senior in Knoxville, Tennessee. Williamson has been a delegate in two Model UN conferences including VOLMUN and ALTMUN. He is a well accomplished cellist and coder participating in the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra and is a club officer for the Farragut High School Coding Club. Williamson is extremely passionate about science and music as a participant of Science Bowl and Olympiad.
Julia Gardner is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Gardner has served as a delegate at MSMUN, SHSMUN, and ALTMUN for a total of five years. She is involved in debate through Youth in Government and Harvard Model Congress, while also excelling in piano. Gardner is exceptionally passionate about improving modern medicine after having conducted biomedical research.
Alisha Chandra is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chandra has participated in Model UN conferences for four years after serving as a delegate at MSMUN, SHSMUN, and ALTMUN. She is passionate about playing the flute and loved attending All-East. Besides her dedication toward music, Chandra is also the president of her school’s Amnesty Club and the writing editor for their art magazine.
Lisa Lin is a current senior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lin participated in her first Model UN conference at ALTMUN last year. She is passionate about volunteering and helping others as she is the secretary and rising president of her school’s Leo Club. Lin is on her school’s Track & Field and Cross Country team and is a state champion.
Luci Hemphill is a current junior in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Hemphill has participated as a delegate at NHSMUN, SHSMUN, and ALTMUN. Luci has proven to be an excellent delegate after receiving honorable mentions at both SHSMUN and Harvard Model Congress. She enjoys playing tennis for her school and strives to help others seek happiness.