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executive board

2024 Calendar Year

Brian Seo

Brian is a Senior majoring in Public Health Sciences at the School of Public Health. He is from Troy, MI, and is a proud member of the Sigma pledge class. Brian hopes to attend medical school and pursue a career in preventive medicine. Currently, he volunteers at Michigan Medicine, where he aids patients and their families in the Radiology department during pre-procedure and recovery times. He also is a volunteer for Perfect Pair, a nonprofit organization that aims to create meaningful relationships between students and older adults to combat loneliness and improve well-being. He also serves as the Vice President for the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, where he promotes and engages with the Korean-American STEM community on campus through various professional and social events. In his free time, Brian likes to play basketball, watch soccer, and is an avid supporter of the New York Knicks.

Andreanna Fekaris
Vice President of Programming

Andreanna is a Senior majoring in Biology, Health, and Society and minoring Statistics and Modern Greek Language and Culture. She is from Northville, Michigan. She hopes to go to medical school and pursue a career focused helping people by providing empathetic and passionate medical care. She is a fellow in the Draw Your Way Through Medicine Fellowship program, which aims to increase health literacy through digital drawing. On campus, she works in the Michigan Medicine Pathology Department in Dr. Sriram Venneti's research lab, which studies the epigenetics and metabolism of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas, an invasive form of pediatric brain cancer. On campus, she also works for the Science Learning Center as a Study Group Facilitator for human and animal physiology courses. She is involved with the Hellenic Student Association on campus, where she engages with many members of the local Greek community. During the summers, she spends a lot of time at practices for her Greek Dance team and volunteers in the Emergency Room of a local hospital. In her free time, she loves to bake, so if you have any good recipes be sure to let her know!

Amani Mubeen
Vice President of Recruitment

Amani is a Senior in the College of LSA majoring in Biology, Health and Society. She is from West Bloomfield, Michigan and is a proud member of the Sigma pledge class! Amani dreams of going to medical school to become a pediatric physician specializing in cardiology. Outside of PhiDE, she is the Logistics Chair and incoming President of the Asian American High School Conference, an organization that holds an annual conference with workshops, performances, and presentations for AAPI-identifying high school students on our campus to promote unity and strength in the AAPI community. She is also the Co-Outreach Chair for the Pakistani Students Association, where she plans collaborative events with other cultural organizations on campus, and choreographs the dance for Michigan Mehndi! Additionally, she has been volunteering at local kindergarten, elementary, and middle schools through Helping Hands: Students for Students, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving educational equity. Furthermore, Amani does clinical research through the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center and the Michigan Medicine Institute of Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and her work focuses on the barriers and accessibility of pediatric ophthalmologic care in Washtenaw County. Outside of her commitments, Amani loves going to NBA games, taking over aux wherever she is at, playing Mario Kart, and trying new food spots with friends!

Brayden Bunce
Vice President of Finance

Brayden is a Senior in the College of LSA majoring in Neuroscience. He is from Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a proud member of the Tau pledge class. Outside of PhiDE, he is a research assistant in the Franceschi Lab, where he works to understand the mechanisms and signals behind bone and cartilage formation. He is also a volunteer and counselor for Camp Kesem, a non-profit organization that works to send kids affected by a parent's cancer to summer camp for free through fundraising. Brayden also volunteers with Music for Dementia, an organization that uses musical performances and personalized music to help people suffering from dementia in nursing homes. For work, Brayden is an SLC Facilitator for Chemistry 230 and a licensed EMT. Outside of pre-med, he also enjoys his job as a manager at Washtenaw Dairy, a local Ann Arbor ice cream shop, as it helps him connect with the community he grew up in and form relationships with local Ann Arbor businesses. In his free time, Brayden enjoys playing basketball at the IM, skiing anywhere and everywhere, watching sports with his friends, and playing the guitar!

Emily Paras
Secretary/Risk Management Officer

Emily is a Senior majoring in Public Health Sciences through the School of Public Health. She is from Howell, Michigan, and joined PhiDE in Fall 2022 along with the Tau class. She is interested in pursuing an MD/MPH and is a volunteer at the Mott Children’s Hospital, assisting the Pediatric Cardiology lab by performing EKGs on patients. Currently, she serves as the Philanthropy Chair of the University of Michigan Figure Skating Club and is developing a mentorship program with Figure Skating in Detroit, an organization focused on providing girls of color access to educational resources and the artistic discipline of figure skating. She is also involved with the Filipino American Student Association as a performer and dances both modern and traditional dances like tinikling! Previously, she worked with the Filipino Young Leaders Program, serving as a project lead to organize free vaccine clinics in areas across the United States with low vaccination rates. She was invited to speak about this experience among other young women of color at a White House Roundtable with the COVID-19 Response Coordinator at the time, Dr. Jha, and Second Gentleman, Douglas Emhoff. Outside of school, you can either find her coaching skaters at the ice rink or working at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History running lab programs for school groups and dissecting cow eyes for the public! In her spare time, she likes to curate playlists on Spotify and rewatch Community, so send her any music and TV show recommendations!

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