About the Staff

About the Staff

Noble and Greenough has a well-developed and strong Model United Nations program. Students in all grades are welcome to join and work to become a stronger leader. Recently, Nobles has been awarded Best Large Delegation at the 2021 Harvard Model United Nations Conference with 12 delegates receiving awards.

Leadership

Ryan Sanghavi
Secretary-General

Ryan is a senior at the Noble and Greenough School who has been working on NGMUN since its first installment in 2019. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Nobleman, official school newspaper of Nobles, as well as President of the Mock Trial Club. His interest in public policy has drawn him to several campaigns and Congressional offices. He enjoys music, and is a member of three singing groups on campus. He is an avid JV tennis player, and spent his past summer coaching kids at a summer day camp.

Armaan Bhojwani
Under-Secretary-General, Web Manager

Armaan is a Junior and has been participating in Model UN and parliamentary debate since his Freshman year. He is looking forward to helping with the technical aspect of this conference, especially in these special circumstances. In his free time, Armaan sails competitively and administers Linux systems.

Katie Cheung
Chief of Staff

Katie Cheung is a junior at the Noble and Greenough School. She was introduced to Model UN as a freshman, and fell in love with the critical thinking and public speaking it requires. From presenting speeches during moderated caucuses to negotiating mergers outside the committee room, she has learned to think quickly and formulate pragmatic solutions to real-life problems; she hopes to support you in doing the same! This year, she is excited to act as the Chief of Staff and Chair of the League of Arab States (Arab League). When she is not at conferences, she plays soccer, runs track, and is the Editor in Chief of Nobles’ international affairs publication.

Oona Lundgren
Chief of Conference Services

Oona is a junior at Noble and Greenough School. She began attending Model UN conferences as a freshman, and participated in NGMUN last year. She is looking forward to another year of creative intellectual debate that makes Model UN (and NGMUN in particular) so much fun. In addition to MUN, Oona writes for the Nobles school newspaper and science publication, ski races, plays field hockey, and always finds time for a new baking project. 

DISEC

Claire Mao
Chair

Claire is a senior at Noble and Greenough School. She’s been attending Model UN conferences since her freshman year, and chaired the EU: Brexit committee at NGMUN last year. She loved being a chair and being able to see MUN from the other side, and hopes that this year’s conference will be lots of fun! When she’s not MUN-ing, she runs cross country, plays flute and piano, and can type at 150 WPM.

Max Daniello
Co-Chair

Max is a sophomore at Noble and Greenough School who has done Model UN since seventh grade. He began his MUN career at Derby Academy and then continued at Nobles starting freshman year. This is Max’s second year on NGMUN staff and he hopes to lead a forum of informative debate. When he is not solving global issues through MUN, Max is performing on stage, creating short films, running cross country, and playing tennis. Max also participates in the Mock Trial Club, the Nobleonians acapella group, and leads a very popular organization known as the comedy club.

Morgan Gibson
Co-Chair

Morgan is a freshman at Noble and Greenough School. She was recently immersed in the world of Model UN and has quickly grown to love participating in the club, and could not be more eager to Co-chair this committee! Outside of Model UN Morgan enjoys Mock Trial, and Parliamentary Debate however not as much as MUN. When she is not writing, researching, or doing homework, Morgan passes the time with soccer, violin, and painting from time to time. 

UNHRC

Angie Feng
Chair

Angie Feng is a sophomore at the Noble and Greenough School and chair for UNHRC on gay rights. She started Model UN in her freshman year, and this will be her second year assisting in NGMUN as well as her conference for which she will be chairing. Aside from MUN, Angie participates in the Nobles cross country, squash, and crew teams. She enjoys playing the piano and french horn and loves to hang out with her puppy Colby! Angie is especially interested in the intersections of international relations and computer science as well as human rights. She looks forward to meeting everyone in April and is excited for committee!

Nathan Wilderman
Co-Chair

Nathan Wilderman is a junior at Nobles. He started Model UN in eighth grade, and this is his second year working in NGMUN. This will be his first time working as a chair, as he worked in a crisis backroom last year. Besides MUN, he is on the Nobles soccer, ski, and crew teams. Apart from this, he loves to golf, read, and play the guitar. He is particularly interested in economics and its role in international relations. 

ASEAN

Colin Levine
Chair

Colin is a sophomore and lives in Needham, MA. He is passionate about politics, language, and philosophy, and particularly enjoys partaking in Model UN and debate. He aspires to work in the state department and spring from there to represent PA-17. In Colin’s free time, he loves to study languages, history, and make collages of Secretary-General Ryan Sanghavi.

Jacob Casper
Co-Chair

Jacob Casper is a senior at the Noble and Greenough school. He watched the controversial 2018 women's singles final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka in-person in Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Jacob is a fan of Broadway musicals, and himself has been in three mainstage productions during his time at Nobles. He is President of Nobleonians, Nobles' all-male acapella group

Arab League

Katie Cheung
Chair

Katie Cheung is a junior at the Noble and Greenough School. She was introduced to Model UN as a freshman, and fell in love with the critical thinking and public speaking it requires. From presenting speeches during moderated caucuses to negotiating mergers outside the committee room, she has learned to think quickly and formulate pragmatic solutions to real-life problems; she hopes to support you in doing the same! This year, she is excited to act as the Chief of Staff and Chair of the League of Arab States (Arab League). When she is not at conferences, she plays soccer, runs track, and is the Editor in Chief of Nobles’ international affairs publication.

Ashley Wang
Co-Chair

Ashley is a sophomore at Noble and Greenough School. She attended virtual MUN conferences freshman year and is beyond stoked to take part in the conference, NGMUN, as a co-chair for the League of Arab States (Arab League). Aside from Model UN, she loves to oil paint and does gymnastics.

Nate Madden
Co-Chair

Nate is a Freshman at the Noble and Greenough School. He attended his first Model UN conference in sixth grade, and discovered his passion for government affairs and foreign policy. Throughout the rest of middle school and begining of highschool, he participated in both in person and virtual Model UN. He couldn’t be more enthusiastic about co-chairing the League of Arab States. When he isn’t writing, researching, or attending a Model UN conference, Nate enjoys playing for the Noble and Greenough football team, listening to music, and running.

Crisis

Helen Cui
Crisis Director

Helen is a junior at Noble and Greenough School. She attended her first Model UN conference in ninth grade, where she was in a historical crisis which sparked her interest in crisis committees in particular. She found a home while researching niche historical events and enjoys how crisis committees are able to manipulate the course of history (hypothetically, of course). While she will be directing the backroom, she hopes to keep things entertaining and lively for all delegates. When she isn’t participating in MUN, she enjoys directing the Drawing Club, reading, and painting. 

JCC: Church of England

Will Grimes
Chair

Will is a junior at the Noble and Greenough School. He has participated in Model UN since middle school, including doing online conferences all of last year. He was a co-chair in the last NGMUN, and is very excited to be a part of this conference! Outside of Model UN, he writes and edits for several publications and enjoys computational linguistics competitions. 

Corban Shih
Co-Chair

Corban is a sophomore at the Noble and Greenough school and will be serving as Co-Chair of the JCC: Church of England. This is his first year on staff, and he is very excited to help run a forum for insightful debate. He finds joy in participating in other forms of debate such as Mock Trial and Parliamentary, and also writes for Nobles’ International Affairs and Science publications. In his free time he is a scratch golfer, an avid NCAA Football fan, and an instant ramen noodles enthusiast.

JCC: Catholic Church

Chris Tillen
Chair

Chris Tillen is a Junior at Nobles and he is extremely excited to chair the JCC: Catholic Church commitee. Chris has been participating in MUN since his freshman year and is grateful for the many opportunities it has given him to connect with his peers. He can’t wait to meet all the delegates participating in this year’s NGMUN! Outside of MUN, Chris enjoys playing piano, running cross country, performing onstage, participating in Mock Trial, and hanging out with his brothers. He additionally is the Captain of the Nobles Debate Team and the Assistant Music Director of Nobles’ acapella group. He gives a special shotuout to his childhood beta fish Spikey! 

Simon Juknelis
Co-Chair

Simon is a sophomore at Nobles who will be co-chairing JCC: Catholic Church. He is looking forward to seeing how delegates use their creativity to overcome the complicated balances of power of this time period. Outside of MUN, he does competitive programming and leads Nobles' robotics team.