2022-2023 YAAC Members
Luke Bausch ( Fordham University '20) graduated from Fordham University in 2021 with a Bachelor's in Applied Accounting and Finance. During his senior year at Fordham, Luke served as the ASN Chapter President. Despite restrictions, Luke worked with his executive board to provide engaging and comprehensive programming. Luke is currently pursuing his J.D. at Columbia Law School where he serves as the J.D. Chair for the Corporate Responsibility Association.
Ernesto Chacon ( Seattle University '20) is a proud first-generation college student. During my time his time at SU, he served as ASN Chapter President. He graduated in 2021 with a Bachelor's in Political Sciences. Currently, he is volunteering at local organizations where he wants to give back as part of his journey to enroll in law school. He is going to study constitutional law to further nurture and help his community. He is excited to continue his work with ASN and further engage in Jesuit values.
Kristen Lee (Santa Clara University ‘20) graduated from Santa Clara University in 2021, with a major in Accounting and a minor in Religious Studies. Kristen served as President of SCU’s Alpha Sigma Nu chapter during her senior year. Her involvement in ASN was one of the most meaningful experiences in her undergraduate career. She currently works in the Audit & Assurance practice at Deloitte and is pursuing her CPA. Kristen is looking forward to deepening her involvement in ASN through her participation on the YAAC.
Jessica Olszyk (Saint Joseph's University '18) graduated in 2019 from Saint Joseph's University where she was a dual Food Marketing and Leadership, Ethics, and Organizational Sustainability major. She is currently employed by Tropicana Brands Group after working with PepsiCo for 2 years in a sales development program.
Elena Pérez Velasco ( Loyola Andalucia '19) is a Spanish International Relations and business student at Universidad Loyola Andalucía (class of 2022) and a business graduate from Loyola University of Chicago (Class of 2020). She is a current member of the IAJU Global Citizenship Fellows Program 2021 cohort. With a strong commitment to social justice and equality, Elena has had the opportunity to hold a wide range of leadership positions such as the presidency of Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Institutions Honors Society, 2019-20) and of the Loyola Club of Spain (LUC, 2018-19). She is always trying to build bridges and generate synergies between people from different cultures and backgrounds towards a common mission. Elena seeks to pursue a career in European public policy with a focus on social and economic development"
Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide ( John Carroll University '20) is a Spaniard-American national, who graduated from John Carroll University in 2021 with a double major in Communication, concentrated in Integrated Marketing, and in Spanish and Hispanic Studies, along with a minor in Political Science. During her time at John Carroll, Natalia was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu and a student intern at Cleveland Clinic, where she learned how healthcare communications can positively impact patients. Natalia’s dedication to adaptive fashion awareness and promotion of disabled person consumer access earned her recognition as a 2019 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship recipient. Natalia is seeking her first position in communications focused in social media advocacy or visual design communications.
Alena Stankaitis ( Loyola University Chicago '20) is currently a Research Assistant at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago in their gap year before law school. In 2021, Alena received their Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Philosophy and International Studies from Loyola University Chicago after three years of study. While attending Loyola, Alena was a member of ASN, served as the President of the Philosophy Department’s student organization, tutored local Rohingya elementary school students, and participated in several undergraduate conferences. Their research interests include ancient philosophy, linguistics, and the intersection of technology and human rights.
They are joined by YAAC alumni Clara Cecil ( Georgetown '17), Declan Foley ( College of Holy Cross '14) Josh Madrid (Regis '16), Robert McGowan ( Scranton '18) who will serve in an advisory role to this cohort.