Spring 2016


DSCN4961-25 copy (1)President – 
Victoria Hanson
Year: 3rd
Major: Media Studies
Experience: I’ve been with UCA for four semesters now! I was previously in the Public Relations Committee and then became the Director of Corporate Outreach before becoming the President. I am also an active member of my sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, and work on campus for the Educational Technology Services. In the past, I’ve worked as the External Marketing Chair and Public Relations Assistant for my sorority, been part of the FAST PR team, and interned at the District Attorney’s Office in Fresno last summer.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I’m most excited to put all of our new plans into effect and work on increasing UCA’s presence on campus. And, of course, all of our new Spring 2016 recruits!
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Desperate Housewives, Greek, and more!


DSCN4972-21 copyInternal Vice President – 
Paulina Saracco
Year: Third
Major: Media Studies with minors in History of Art and Conservation and Resource Studies
Experience: This is my fourth semester with UCA! I was previously the Webmaster and before that I was an intern in the Communications committee. I also volunteer at the UC Berkeley Food Pantry and mentor kids.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I am excited for the socials and meeting new people!.
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Parks and Recreation 

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External Vice President –Lillian Kao
Year: 3nd year
Major: Majoring in Econ & Media Studies
Experience: This is my third semester in UCA, and previously I was an intern then director of finance. Outside of UCA, I’m also involved in The Daily Californian.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester?I look forward to meeting new people and seeing UCA grow!  
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Parks and Recreation

 

DSCN4968-22 copyMarketing Vice President: Kaitlin Liston
Year: 2nd
Major: Majoring in Econ & Media Studies and minoring in English
Experience: This is my 3rd semester with UCA and at Cal! My first semester on campus I was an intern for Community Outreach, second semester I became the Community Outreach Director, and now I’m the Marketing Vice President. What can I say I’ve loved UCA since the day I met Connie and Olivia at Calapalooza. At Cal I also play IM Soccer, was the Publicity Chair for Clark Kerr Hall Association last spring, and I’m a member of Alpha Delta Pi.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I can’t wait to meet all the new members and to start working on some new ideas like having events with other clubs and book stores.
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? I have so many favorites. Most recently I binge watched Jessica Jones over break. Watch it.

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Director of Community Outreach – Lisa Kimura
Year: Junior
Major: Political Economy
Experience: I was an intern in the Community Outreach team last fall, and I am now the current Community Outreach director. UCA has been a great experience for me thus far — one of my favorite experiences with UCA would have to be the office visits to different media companies in the Bay Area. Outside of UCA, I’m also involved in Business Careers in Entertainment Club (BCEC) and ASUC.
What are you excited for about the new UCA semester? Like many other officers, I’m really excited to meet new people and network with more media professionals!
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Bob’s Burgers

DSCN5029-4 copyDirector of Corporate Outreach – Jim Xu
Year: 1st year
Major: Economics and Business Administration
Experience: This is my second semester in UCA! I was previously an intern in the Member Relations committee. Outside of UCA, I am very involved in ASUC external affairs and campaigning work, Hall Association, and PBL.
What are you excited for about the new UCA semester? I am excited to take on an active and direct role to improve membership and activity level in UCA!
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Teen Wolf

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Director of Finance – Abhinav Agrawal
Year: Senior
Major: Business Administration and Computer Science
Experience: This is my second semester in UCA. I was a Finance intern last semester and this semester I am the Director of Finance. I also started Footprintz at Berkeley two years ago and was part an Ascend committee member and am currently a member of Phi Sigma Pi.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester?: I look forward to working with and getting to know a great group of interns and members.
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Nikita and House of Lies

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Director of Member Relations – Erin Wiens
Position: Member Relations
Year: First year
Major: Media Studies with a minor in Rhetoric
Experience: This is my second semester with UCA. In my previous semester, I was the intern for Member Relations. I immediately became connected with the people and everything the club has to offer. Outside of UCA, I wrote for the FreshU newspaper. I plan on getting even more involved as my time at Cal advances!
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I’m excited to meet new people and strengthen the bonds of the club through the new socials and events!
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? I can’t just list one! The Office, Parks and Recreation, Gilmore Girls, and Criminal Minds

DSCN4933-32 copyDirector of Strategic Consulting – Priscilla Ng
Year: 2nd
Major: Intended Media Studies and Pre-Haas double major
Experience: This is my second semester with UCA – my first semester, I was an intern on the Strategic Consulting committee. Outside of UCA, I have also worked at the Daily Californian and hardboiled. I also like volunteering with children through campus programs like OASES!
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I look forward to learning about the field of consulting together with my interns! For UCA as a whole, I look forward to meeting all the wonderful people who are passionate about media and communications. 😀
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? Sherlock. Asian dramas. Does Avatar: The Last Airbender count too?

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Director of Social Media – Tamyln Chew
Year: Freshmen
Major: Pre-Haas
Experience: This is my second semester on UCA. Last semester I was a Corporate Outreach intern, and this semester I am the Director of Social Media! I also am a Social Chair for the Movement. I am a member of Berkeley Women in Business and Danceworx as well.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I’m excited to see UCA grow, and for all the professional events and speakers!
What is your favorite show to binge watch? Dance Moms!

DSCN5035-3 copyHistorian – Yanglan Jiang
Year: 2nd
Major: Intended Business Administration
Experience: This is my third semester with UCA – I spent the first as an intern on the Finance committee and the second as an intern on the Historian. I also volunteer with the Berkeley Project and serve as an ambassador for FPF.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? Meeting new members and expanding our campus presence! I’m looking forward to collaborating with my interns to figure out the best ways of event coverage. Hopefully we’ll also complete an end-of-the-semester recap video.
What is your favorite show to binge watch? NCIS and Game of Thrones

image1 copyDirector of Design – Valerie Tsai
Year: 3rd
Major: Media Studies and Legal Studies
Experience: This is my third Semester with UCA. I started as a design committee intern, then as a social media committee intern, and now I am design director. In the past, I was involved in Spoon University at Berkeley as its business director for the 2015 calendar year.
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? I am excited to meet new people!
What is your favorite show to binge watch? Korean Dramas


DSCN5015-9 copySecretary – 
Natalie Smith
Year: Senior
Major: Media Studies
Experience: This is my 3rd semester in UCA. Before I joined I didn’t really know anyone else in Media Studies so I was really happy to find a place where I am surrounded by other people who are interested in studying the same things as me! I am also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta 🙂
What are you excited about for the new UCA semester? Meeting new people and networking with some really cool companies.
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? How I Met Your Mother!


DSCN4994-15 copyWebmaster – 
Charissa Saputra
Year: 1st year
Major: Intended Pre-Haas and Media Studies
Experience: This is my second semester for UCA. During my first semester, I was happy to be interning for the previous Webmaster and learned to love blogging! I love how UCA brings together people who are interested in Communications/Media Studies. I am also an intern for the ASUC’s CTO Marketing Department. 
What are you excited for about the new UCA semester? I’m really excited to be immersed in a community with people who share similar interests as me. Also, I cannot wait to network with different companies.
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch? I can always depend on Rachel, Chandler, Phoebe, Monica, Ross, and Joey to make me laugh. 

 

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