Leila headshotLeila Bouhussein - President

Leila is a sophomore international business major and Arabic minor from Leonardtown, MD. As the President of the CIVICUS Student Advisory Board, she is excited to work with her amazing team to open new doors for CIVICUS students, while further bonding the tight-knit community. Her favorite service project is the Ronald McDonald House. Leila is an active member of her sorority, the Women in Business Association, and College Republicans. In her free time, she loves binge-watching Netflix, finding a new place to explore, and hanging out with her great friends.



Marina headshotMarina Kissner - Vice President

Marina is a sophomore kinesiology and psychology major from Torrance, CA. She is on the Women's Club Volleyball Team and works at the University of Maryland's Eppley Recreation Center. She loves spending time at UMD sports games and going into D.C. She is grateful for the CIVICUS program because, thanks to the CIVICUS community's welcome, it smoothed made her transition to college. 


Clare headshotClare Riley - Treasurer

Clare is a sophomore accounting major in the Smith School of Business from Ocean City, MD. She plans to add a Supply Chain Management double major. She is actively involved in Women in Business, College Republicans, and her sorority, and she looks forward to helping organize future CSAB events. In her free time, Clare loves to watch documentaries about sharks and frequently rewatches New Girl with the amazing group of people she met through CIVICUS.

Jason headshotJason Hernandez - Co-Chair, Service Committee

Jason is a sophomore public health science major from Silver Spring, MD. He is a member of the College Success Scholars Program, which serves Black and Latino male students and provides them with the necessary tools and resources to achieve their academic goals. As the Co-Chair of the CSAB Service Committee, he hopes to expand service projects so that CIVICUS students can engage in in a wider variety of service in the community.


Lizzie headshotLizzie Mafrici - Co-Chair, Service Committee

Lizzie is a sophomore women's studies and government and politics double major with a concentration in international relations. She is Vice President of the University of Maryland's Preventing Sexual Assault organization and an active member of her sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon. Through her sorority, she also works with UMD's Greek Life-run Ten Woman Plan, which helps to combat sexual assault within and outside of Greek Life. She studied abroad in Amazonian Brazil during the summer of 2018.


James headshotJames Hogan - Co-Chair, Outreach Committee

James is a sophomore from Ellicott City, MD, with an intended major in finance. He works as a Community Assistant at the Queen Anne’s service desk and enjoys hanging out with his friends, watching YouTube, eating sushi, and going to the gym. His favorite part of the CIVICUS program is the strong sense of community it builds among its students. As the Co-Chair of the Outreach Committee, he hopes to promote CIVICUS across the university.

Mary Margaret headshotMary Margaret Bilodeau - Co-Chair, Outreach Committee

Mary Margaret is a sophomore in the College of Letters and Sciences with an intended double major in marketing and information systems. Having lived in Maryland all her life, she is a proud Terp and so happy to be a CIVICUS student. In addition to CIVICUS, Mary Margaret is involved with the Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies. 


Tommy headshotTommy Jackson - Co-Chair, Programming Committee

Tommy is a sophomore fire protection engineering major from Bel Air, MD. He earned the CIVICUS “Champion of a Diverse Society” award for his commitment to championing and acceptance of people of all backgrounds. Tommy is passionate about meeting people from different places and learning as much as he can about everyone and their backgrounds. As Co-Chair of the Programming Committee, he plans to make fun events for all CIVICUS students to enjoy.

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Kayla Conklin - Co-Chair, Programming Committee

Kayla is a sophomore anthropology major from Bel Air, MD. She can be found working in the CIVICUS office as the office assistant for the program. She is excited to host fun and educational events that strengthen the CIVICUS community. Her skills in the field of art and design will make for fun and crafty events!


Ketki head shotKetki Chauhan - Alumni Chair

Ketki is a junior marketing and psychology double major from Olney, MD. In addition to serving as the Alumni Chair, Ketki works in the Substance Use, Intervention, and Treatment Unit of the University Health Center and is involved with the student group Terps for Recovery. She has served as a Teaching Assistant for BSCV 301 and a Peer Dialogue Leader for the Common Ground Multicultural Dialogue Program. She currently interns with Allied Integrated Marketing as a College Ambassador for Lionsgate Films. She also works as a Resident Assistant for Somerset Hall, where CIVICUS students reside alongside other first-year students at the university. Ketki enjoys watching movies (especially Bollywood films) and going to Starbucks to try their newest drinks.



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