Jap HeadshotJap Singh - President

Jap (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore Physiology/Neurobiology major and Spanish minor from Howard County, MD. On campus, Jap is a member of Phi Delta Epsilon, Club Lacrosse, and America Reads! In her free time, Jap enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends. As CIVICUS President, Jap is excited to continue her involvement in the program while working closely with the board to incorporate new opportunities and events for current and future CIVICUS students. 



Delyar's HeadshotDelyar Delavari - Vice President

Delyar (she/her/hers) is a Biochemistry major from Rockville, Maryland. In her free time, she loves to hang out with friends and bake. Delyar hopes to expand CIVICUS' reach to outside organizations and charities by hosting fundraising events. Delyar is so excited for the school year ahead and can't wait to work with other members on the board. 


Michelle HeadshotMichelle Dongmo - Treasurer

Michelle (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore Finance and Information Systems double major. She is originally from Cameroon, Africa, but now lives in Bowie, Maryland. Michelle is a CIVICUS Ambassador who is involved in the Smith's Women Empowerment Institute, UMD Women in Business Association, and is hoping to get more involved in the National Association of Black Accountants. In her free time, Michelle likes to watch Youtube, sleep, and edit with programs on the Adobe Creative Cloud.  She is looking forward to collaborating with members of CSAB as well as CIVICUS members to create and organize fun events while responsibly allocating funds for the program.

Jessie HeadshotJessie Valvo - Chair, Outreach Committee

Jessie (she/her/hers) is a sophomore from New Jersey. She is a double major of Government and Politics and Environmental Science. Jessie is a member of the pre-law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta. In her free time, Jessie likes to watch Netflix, hang out with friends, and travel. As the CIVICUS Outreach Chair, Jessie is excited to continue to work within the program to strengthen the community.


Seth HeadshotSeth Gussow - Co-Chair, Programming Committee

Seth (he/his/him) is a rising sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering with a planned Business minor. He currently lives in Germantown, Maryland, and attended Seneca Valley High School. Seth is an Eagle Scout and actively involved in various scouting activities in the National Capital Area. Outside of CIVICUS, Seth has helped found a UMD Satire newspaper, The Hare, while also being very active with the Maryland sports teams. He looks forward to working with the other chairs and creating a welcoming environment for all CIVICUS members.


Camille headshotCamille White - Co-Chair, Programming Committee

Camille (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore Public Health Science major with a minor in Neuroscience. She is from Annapolis, Maryland, and graduated from Broadneck High School. Currently, she is an Ambassador and Peer Guide for CIVICUS as well as a member of the Pre-PA club. When not on campus, Camille volunteers with the Pregnancy Aid Clinic in College Park. Her goal is to spread community awareness and support CIVICUS, and she looks forward to working toward a great year!

Peyton HeadshotPeyton Siegel - Chair, Service Committee

Peyton (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore Public Policy major with a minor in Law and Society as well as Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation. She lives in Fairfield, Connecticut. Peyton is a CIVICUS Ambassador, as well as an Ambassador for the Do Good Institute. She is a General Manager and Transportation Officer in College Mentors for Kids and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with young students while being a college student herself. In her free time, Peyton likes to read, spend time outdoors, and be with her family and friends. She is excited to motivate her peers to be dedicated citizens in the community!

Morgan Willems

Morgan Willems - Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Morgan (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore Government and Politics and Secondary Education double major from Frederick County, MD. Outside of CIVICUS, Morgan is involved in Survivor Maryland, a college version of the CBS show Survivor. Additionally, she is currently in the Federal Fellows program with her concentration being Political Engagement and Advocacy. She looks forward to collaborating with members of CSAB as well as CIVICUS members to create a welcoming and understanding environment.

Marilyn Yang

Marilyn Yang - Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Marilyn (she/her/hers) is a sophomore from Prince George’s County, Maryland. She is an Environmental Science and Policy major with a concentration in Politics and Policy. Outside of CIVICUS, she is currently interning with MaryPIRG to increase voter registration among college students and is working on bringing awareness towards environmental justice issues as a member of the SGA Sustainability Committee. She is excited to work with CSAB on fostering a more diverse and inclusive atmosphere for the CIVICUS community.


Samaura Steele

Samaura Steele - First Year Chair

Samaura Steele (she/her/hers) is a freshman Business major. She is from Trumbull, CT and recently graduated from Trumbull High School. Currently, Samaura is a part of UMD's varsity cheerleading team. As an active volunteer in her community, she enjoys assisting young students in local schools. In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends and family and to stay active. She is super excited to represent the freshman class and collaborate with fellow CSAB members to generate exciting, new ideas for CIVICUS!

Sarah headshotSarah Dresh - Alumni Chair

Sarah (she/her/hers) is a rising junior Government and Politics major and History minor from Pitman, New Jersey. She previously held the position of CSAB Vice President and will continue to be an active member of the CIVICUS community. Outside of CIVICUS, Sarah serves as the Programming and Community Development Coordinator on the Residence Hall Association's Executive Board and is an alumni of the Federal Fellows Program Homeland and National Security Policy concentration. For her CIVICUS internship, Sarah was an intern in the U.S. House of Representatives. As Alumni Chair, Sarah's goal is to strengthen the network of incredible associates and alumni.



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