The MEGSO Executive Board

Pay no attention to the committee behind the curtain.


President - Luis Viornery

El Presidente - the one in charge of making sure your Grad Student needs are met. Shoot him an email if you've got any questions about MEGSO or the CMU experience. Be prepared for a lengthy sidebar about Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Vice President - Taryn Imamura

Taryn is here to make sure this machine runs smoothly. When Luis can't answer your emails, she's the one to call. Also the resident webmaster, committee wrangler, and outdoor enthusiast.


Treasurer - Ashlee Liao

Mo' money, mo problems and Ashlee has a ton of problems. She's the woman you can trust with the finances so if you have questions about our budget or need help diversifying your stock portfolio, Ashlee is your gal. 

Secretary - Sebastian Arias

Sebastian's emails will brighten your day. He provides the 411 in the 412 and CMU. Be on the lookout for his emails and event reminders, you don't want to miss an opportunity to learn, volunteer, and have fun!

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Social Co-Chairs - Mitch Fogelson & Saul Schaffer

Saul likes to keep things interesting, especially social events. Have an idea for a fun activity? Reach out to Saul! Interested in helping out during happy hours? Ping the Saul-ster. Wanna commiserate about the depravity of imperial units? Saul is always available.

In the 1993 Advances in Design Automation Volume 1 it prophesies, “That one day, a MEGSO board will emerge from a global pandemic to bring happiness and joy through social events”. It is impossible to say if this is that board, but Mitch is so excited for making new friends and planning fun events.

Masters Representative - Position Available

Here with the lowdown on everything important to our Masters peeps, we need a Master's rep to keep all these PhD's in check. and let us know everything that's important to your experience as a Masters MechE student.

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Outreach Chair - Morgan Chen

Morgan likes to keep things interesting, especially Community Service. Have an idea for an impactful service event? Reach out to Morgan! Interested in STEM outreach? Ping the Morgan-ster. Wanna commiserate about the depravity of imperial units? Morgan is always available.

Department Liaisons - Diana Beltrán & Elizabeth Chang-Davidson

Whether they're expanding career fairs or fighting for a MechE chocolate swimming pool, Diana and Elizabeth are here to make the department work for you. They also have the lowdown on all of the dirty Quals secrets.  Shoot them an email if you have any ideas about how the department can better serve you or are looking for some moral support.

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GSA Reps - Seyed-Arman Ghaffari-Zadeh, Ayush Raina, Ethan Brownell, & Uchechukwu (Uche) Agwa

These legislative heroes represent you to the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and are prepared for a weeklong filibuster for your rights if it comes down to it.  Let them know if you have any concerns about your CMU experience, or if you’d like to get involved in Student government.