students

It is the vision of the Student Alumni Leadership Council (SALC) to inspire a sense of community between Terps across generations while instilling lifelong loyalty to our alma mater. We aim to reach this vision by advancing the University of Maryland through initiatives and programs that:

  • Develop an awareness of the alumni community;

  • Connect students, alumni, and donors;

  • Enhance school spirit and tradition; and

  • Instill a culture of giving back.

Interested in joining the SALC? Apply now! Applications must be received by Nov. 4, 2019.

APPLY

 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Lauren Norris at lnorris1@umd.edu.
 

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about SALC.

SALC Members

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Luke Amato '22
Major(s): Computer Science & Finance
Hometown: Clarksville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Protects the economy and empower economic mobility through the implementation of AI augmentation within financial systems.

 

 

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Margaret Attridge '22
Major(s): Journalism & Government & Politics
Hometown: Columbia, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Encourages every student to not be scared and speak up for what they believe in. through this we will be able to hear everyone and work together to make UMD a better place for everyone.

 

 

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Megan Berry '21
Major(s): Biological Sciences: Neurobiology & Human Physiology
Hometown: Annapolis, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Improves our ability to reduce health disparities and eliminate health inequities among low-income communities.

 

 

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Shannon Cleary '22
Major(s): Psychology
Hometown: Santa Ana, CA

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Provides all students, regardless of major, the opportunity to experience and participate in the arts.

 

 

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Jon Dignazio '20
Major(s): Kinesiology
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Cultivates communities at home, around the country, and around the globe that place the health of their people at the forefront of their purpose.

 

 

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Logan Filler '21
Major(s): Public Health Science
Hometown: Elkridge, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a health care environment where everyone, regardless of background, feels cared for and listened to in order to promote the end of health inequities.

 

 

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Abigail Gorun '21
Major(s): Biochemistry
Hometown: Bloomingdale, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Uses my UMD education to dominate the male-centric world of sports and create a safe space for athletes to recover and play their best when they become healthy again. 

 

 

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Rachael Higbee '20
Major(s): Spanish Language; Film Studies
Hometown: Bel Air, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires and engages people in ways that make them want to change the world.

 

 

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Amir Kalantary '22
Major(s): Government & Politics
Hometown: Rockville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Makes the student experience the best it can be. Scientifically researching things such as why people leave football games early possibly due to stadium architecture, as well as other facilities.

 

 

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Edom Mesfein '20
Major(s): Communications
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Encourages empathy in all aspects of our lives, in order to cultivate a better understanding of those around us, thus leading to opportunities for social change.

 

 

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Julia Morgan '20
Major(s): Kinesiology
Hometown: Westfield, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a more transparent relationship between the leaders at our University and the student body.

 

 

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Doyinsola Oladimeji-Stevens '20
Major(s): Economics & International Relations
Hometown: Finksburg, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Leaves this world better than i found it by changing it for the better.

 

 

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Amy Rose Petrocelli '21
Major(s): Government & Politics
Hometown: Hauppauge, NY

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Uses effective communication in order to shape an empathetic global society with acceptance for all individuals. I believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to succeed.

 

 

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Daniel Rothenberg '21
Major(s): Supply Chain Management & Economics
Hometown: Lawrenceville, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA..

Makes sure everyone is not only comfortable but also feel like they belong and contribute to their community.

 

 

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Athena Sackleh '22
Major(s): Letters & Sciences
Hometown: Sparks, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires others to find their passion so they can use their abilities to give back and make a difference, just as I hope to do.

 

 

Brian Spates

Brian Spates '22
Major(s): Computer Engineering
Hometown: Bowie, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Provides everyone, no matter their economic or family circumstances, the opportunity to pursue higher education.

 

 

 

Alexandros Tzamaras

Alexandros Tzamaras '21
Major(s): Aerospace Engineering
Hometown: Brookeville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires the people around me to be more confident and compassionate leaders, and to promote innovation in the field of engineering.

 

 

Jessica Woodard

Jessica Woodard '21
Position: Vice President, Marketing & Communication
Major(s): Anthropology
Hometown: Chicago, IL

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a world that is open and accepting to all races, ethnicities, and culturally defined groups of people.

 

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Jennifer Alberti '21
Major(s): Biology
Hometown: Hyattsville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Aims to inspire students coming from underprivileged backgrounds to reach for success, to not fear the long journey ahead, and to be proud of who they are. It aims to inspire those with privilege to support these students in every possible way. 

 

 

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Emily Berry '21
Major(s): Government & Politics
Hometown: Annapolis, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Uses the opportunities and networks that I have had to help others achieve their goals alongside me.

 

 

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Catalina Chesney '21

Major(s): Kinesiology
Hometown: Colonia, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a better pipeline for women of color scientists.

 

 

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Meagan Collins '21
Major(s): Environmental Science & Technology
Hometown: Mount Airy, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Designs sustainable energy processes using biomass.

 

 

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Patrick Edwards '20
Major(s): Environmental Science & Technology
Hometown: Rockville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a world that isn't afraid to speak up for what they believe is right.

 

 

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PJ Galant '20
Major(s): Elementary Education
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates an environment that provides everyone and anyone with a great and engaging education.

 

 

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Julia Hall '20
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Morristown, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Encourages and supports women in STEM fields.

 

 

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Ally Johnson '20
Major(s): Behavioral & Community Health
Hometown: Harrington Park, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Empowers women to become innovators and leaders in their professional pursuits, with an emphasis on authenticity and collaboration.

 

 

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Anne Melia '21
Major(s): Environmental Science & Technology
Hometown: Baltimore, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Uses data analytics to simultaneously improve human health and environmental health systems, helping solve health disparities while improving the environment.

 

 

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Emily Mitchell '20
Major(s): Criminology & Criminal Justice
Hometown: Chesapeake Beach, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates an environment where no one is afraid to speak up and advocate for their needs.

 

 

Evan Oberthaler

Evan Oberthaler '22
Major(s): Public Policy
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Increases overall global health through increased nonprofit efforts as well as direct connections with governments.

 

 

Connor Peterson

Connor Peterson '20
Major(s): Government & Politics
Hometown: Dunkirk, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires social change by encouraging open dialogues.

 

 

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Isabella Roccograndi '21
Position: Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Major(s): Art Studio
Hometown: Severna Park, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Creates a more inclusive campus by celebrating each others diversity while encouraging a positive mentality throughout University of Maryland.

 

 

Sarah Sabet

Sarah Sabet '21
Position: Vice President, Membership
Major(s): Public Health Science
Hometown: Bethesda, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires people not to shape their view of the world on bias and stereotypes.

 

 

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Abril Schujman '21
Major(s): Government and Politics & Economics
Hometown: Rockville, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Builds a world where girls in developing nations are able to receive the same level of education as their male counterparts.

 

 

Andrew String

Andrew String '21
Position: Vice President, Adminstration
Major(s): Government and Politics & Economics
Hometown: Sewell, NJ

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Gives every minority a voice. Using my privilege, I want to give opportunities to those who are at a disadvantage because of their identity.

 

 

Gabriela Winter

Gabriela Winter '22
Major: Business
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

MY FEARLESS IDEA...

Inspires and encourages individuality by creating a welcoming environment for all no matter their interests, values, and identity.