Meet the Team

Learn more about our officers and advisors!

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 440 (Human-Computer Interaction)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I love baking and decorating sweet treats (and then eating them!) and I often experiment with new flavor combinations or recreate paintings on cakes. In my free time, I also enjoy skating, hiking, cooking, and exploring the city!

Lucy Jiang

Chair

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2022
  • Computer Science, Entrepreneurship minor

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 446 (Machine Learning)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Trying new food places on the Ave (Hiroshi's Poke is objectively the best restaurant on the Ave), reading about current events and talking about politics, and playing Settlers of Catan with friends.

Hayoung Jung

Vice Chair

  • He/Him/His
  • Spring 2023
  • Computer Science, Political Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 331 (Software Design & Implementation)
CSE 332 (Data Structures & Parallelism)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Being outside! I love to hike, swim, and enjoy the sunshine when I can.

Vidisha Gupta

Social Events Coordinator

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2024
  • Computer Science, Mathematics minor

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 451 (Intro to Operating Systems)
CSE 452 (Distributed Systems)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I would boil down my favorite activities to movies, politics, and food with a small dose of reading when I have the time. I'm excited to get back to the theater!

Elijah Greisz

Secretary

  • He/Him/His
  • Winter 2022
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 332 (Data Structures & Parallelism)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Cross country and hiking, occasionally at the same time. I also like reading and frisbee, but haven't had success doing them at the same time. Yet.

Snehal Shokeen

Treasurer

  • He/Him/His
  • Spring 2023
  • Computer Science, Entrepreneurship minor

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 331 (Software Design & Implementation)
CSE 341 (Programming Languages)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I'm a huge design enthusiast and enjoy messing with Photoshop and browsing art/design blogs! I also like to explore restaurants, play the violin and piano, and volunteer in the community.

Chandra Burnham

Graphics Director, Webmaster

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2022
  • Computer Science, Informatics minor

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 312 (Foundations of Computing II)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I love food and I like to explore and try out different restaurants! I also quite enjoy the feeling of adrenaline rush, I like skydiving, bungee jumping, roller coaster, etc.

Grace Zhang

Communications Director

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2024
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 331 (Software Design & Implementation)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Outside of CSE, I love penny boarding and listening to The Weeknd and Ariana Grande.

Nikola Bojanic

Snack Overflow Director

  • He/Him/His
  • Autumn 2023
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 333 (Systems Programming)
CSE 442 (Data Visualization)
CSE 447 (Natural Language Processing)
CSE 484 (Computer Security)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Gaming, exploring new places to eat, and watching YouTube.

Jake Jung

Associate Officer

  • He/Him/His
  • Spring 2022
  • Computer Engineering, Mathematics + Asian Languages and Cultures minors

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 143 (Computer Programming II)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I really like cooking and reading non-fiction! I'm also into any sort of physical activity, especially hiking and ping pong.

Kennan Gaibel

Associate Officer

  • He/Him/His
  • Spring 2024
  • Computer Engineering, Entrepreneurship minor

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 331 (Software Design & Implementation)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

I like to watch anime and K-dramas (my favorite is Attack on Titan), play Genshin Impact kind of terribly, and make a few too many playlists on Spotify.

Alice Zhang

Associate Officer

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2025
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 143 (Computer Programming II) CSE 390 (Honors Seminar)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Sleeping, gaming, watching anime, and biking.

Colton Harris

Associate Officer

  • He/Him/His
  • 2025
  • Computer Engineering

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 143 (Computer Programming II)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

In my free time I love to play the guitar, produce music, and watch various movies/TV shows. Psych is definitely my favorite show, with Parks and Rec as a close second.

Javon Hickmon

Associate Officer

  • He/Him/His
  • Spring 2023
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 190E (Startup)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

My hobbies outside of CSE involve reading, baking, ice skating, playing video games, and playing with my dogs (I have two dogs named Filo and Appa)!

Kianna Bolante

Associate Officer

  • She/Her/Hers
  • Spring 2025
  • Computer Science

My favorite UW CSE class(es):

CSE 143 (Computer Programming II)

My favorite non-CSE activities:

Sleeping, watching Netflix, and finding new places to eat.

Aaminah Alam

Associate Officer

  • She/Her/Hers
  • 2025
  • Computer Science

My position outside of ACM:

Hi ACM! I am the Student Leadership Development Coordinator on the Diversity & Access Team. I am a Seattle-born bi-racial man of color, and I am very passionate about working to empower and advocate for underrepresented young folks, which led me to the amazing opportunity to work with the D&A Team.

EJ Pinera

Staff Advisor

  • He/Him/His
  • Student Leadership Development Coordinator

My position outside of ACM:

I am an assistant teaching professor in the Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, focusing on courses on databases and data science.

Ryan Maas

Faculty Advisor

  • He/Him/His
  • Assistant Teaching Professor