President, Jesus Resendiz-Eyler


Jesus Resendiz-Eyler (he/him) is a Senior at WWU, majoring in Political Science and minoring in International Relations and German. This is his third year in IAA and first year as an officer. Jesus is especially grateful for the memories and friends he has made through Model United Nations. One of his favorite experiences in Model UN was representing Papua New Guinea in NWMUN Portland (2022)

Please contact Jesus for any general questions regarding the club, membership, or upcoming events.

Vice President of Logistics, Finn Kurtz

Finn Kurtz (he/they) is a Senior at WWU, and has participated in Model UN since his junior year of high school. He is double-majoring in Political Science and History,
with a minor in Journalism. This is his second year in IAA and first as an officer. Finn's experiences in the 2021-22 school year in MUN, especially at New York, strengthened his interest in International Affairs and he is looking forward to continuing IAA's tradition of an inclusive and supportive student community!

Please contact Finn with all logistical questions regarding conferences, including reimbursements, hotels, and budget questions.

Vice President of Model United Nations, Jenelle Baumbach


Jenelle Baumbach (she/her) is a Senior at WWU majoring in Political Science and minoring in News/Editorial Journalism. This is her second year in IAA and first year as an officer. She is excited and grateful to be a part of the leadership team. Her favorite experience part of past Model UN conferences is representing Mexico in the Human Rights Council at NWMUN-Portland.

Please contact Jenelle with any questions regarding specific questions about how conferences work, as well as how to 
write position papers and rules of procedure for committee sessions.

Vice President of Event Planning and Public Relations, Charla Anne Larson
   Charla Anne Larson (she/her) is a Sophomore at WWU. She has plans to graduate with a double major in Political Science and International Business, with minors in WGSS
   (Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) and Spanish. This is Charla's second year being involved in IAA and first year as an officer. She hopes to expand her knowledge of
   international issues and political processes, along with improving her public speaking and conflict-resolution skills, through Model UN. She cannot wait to meet and engage with
   new members and welcome them into the club!

   Please contact Charla with any questions about joining the International Affairs Association, promoted/collaborative events, or how to learn more about the club.