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Meet the Executive Board


Taulant Gashi '17, President

Taulant Gashi is a senior Business Administration major with a concentration in Finance and Corporate Accounting. He is originally from Kosovo, a country located in Southeastern Europe. This year Taulant is the president of the Residence Hall Association (RHA). Aside from RHA, Taulant holds other leadership positions on campus. He is an Apartment Assistant in Circle Apartments, School of Business Senator in Student Governance Council, and he is on the Senior Cards committee in the Class of 2017 cabinet. His hobbies include soccer, reading books, hiking and swimming. Please e-mail him to make an appointment or stop by Student Activities Center during his office hours.

Jenna Mortenson '19, Vice President

Jenna Mortenson is a sophomore communication management and design major with a journalism minor. She is originally from northeastern Pennsylvania, and some of her favorite things include theater, cats, and coffee. At Ithaca College, she is a Resident Assistant in Lyon Hall, the honor residential learning community. Jenna is excited to be part of the RHA team for another year.

Kaylynn Powell '18, Treasurer

Kaylynn Marie Powell is from from Saratoga Springs, NY. She is a junior Spanish and Italian double major with educational studies minor. She is also a Resident Assistant in Terrace 12. Going to the gorges is one of her favorite Ithaca pastimes, and she loves animals (specifically raccoons and giraffes). 

Nick Simpson '19, Director of Events

Nick Simpson is a sophomore International Business and Economics major from Westport, Connecticut. He enjoys playing soccer and FIFA with his friends, obsessing over Star Wars, and immersing himself in new cultures. He is eager to plan awesome events this semester as the Director of Events and hopes to get some big turnouts. E-mail him if you have any questions or stop by during his officer hours in Student Activities Center.

Angelee Chen '20, Secretary

Angelee (Binghong) Chen is a freshman Exploratory major (leaning towards Physics) from both a small town known as Adams, NY and the city of Brooklyn, NY. She is a resident of Lyon Hall and has joined RHA because she believes in its potential to make life on campus even better in the future. She now serves as its Secretary to be directly involved in the process. Outside of RHA, you can find her happily frolicking around in a variety of organizations like K-Pop Club, Circle K, or Culinary Arts Club. If you ever need anything, just shoot her an email - she checks it frequently.

Molly Feldman '17, Director of Advertising and Public Relations

Molly is a senior Communication Management and Design major from Rochester, New York. Around campus, you can usually find Molly hanging out with friends, somewhere in the Park School, or napping. Molly is an RA on the third floor of Bogart this year and absolutely loves being involved in Ithaca College's Residential Life. Please don't hesitate to contact her via e-mail with any questions or suggestions.

Matt Kaplan '19, National Communications Coordinator

Matt Kaplan is a sophomore Accounting major from East Brunswick, New Jersey. He is a resident in the Outdoor Adventure Learning Community. Matt is joining Beta Alpha Psi and the Student Services Team in the School of Business. This year at RHA, Matt is serving as the National Communications Coordinator and he is very excited to be able to go to conferences with other RHA members. Matt is always excited to talk to students and can be reached by e-mail or in SAC during his office hours.