Membership

Executive Council


President: Luke Bittar

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Luke is currently a senior in the College of Business hoping to declare a double major in Finance and Economics. He plans to pursue his JD/MBA after he receives his undergraduate degree. Being a lawyer has always been his dream. He wishes to develop new personal and professional relationships, by learning anything he can from the Business Student Council and his peers. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing basketball, and spending time with family.


Vice President: Jennifer Jack

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Jennifer is currently a junior who will major in Marketing and Management. She is also a Student Ambassador and Membership Chair of the UNR Centennial Lions Club. In her free time, Jennifer likes to eat peanut butter, serve in the community, and travel to new places. As a member of the Business Student Council, she hopes to heighten awareness of the ample opportunities that the College of Business has to offer its students


Secretary: Christie Chaump

Christie Chaump

Christie is a junior with a major in International Business and a concentration in Marketing. She also has a minor in Spanish Language and Society. She currently works at the USAC office on campus as a Student Assistant, and spent the summer of 2018 studying abroad in Bilbao, Spain. She has also traveled to France and London and is hoping to explore more of this world, specifically Spanish speaking countries, after graduation. She is proud to be a member of BSC, and looks forward to all the events we have planned for this year.


Treasurer: Jonah Yoelin

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Marketing Chair: TJ Christy

TJ Christy

Trevor (TJ) Christy is a sophomore planning to dual major in both Marketing and Management. On campus he is currently involved with ASUN, working as an intern for the Event Programming Department. As an unashamed Christian TJ has a passion for people and serving both the Church and those around him. Being a big outdoor enthusiast as well, you will often see him outside, snowboarding, hiking, or camping with those around him. With a love for digital marketing, TJ plans and hopes to become a brand manager for a major company in the outdoor industry. 


Membership Co-Chair: Gabi Lew

Gabi Lew

Gabi Lew is a junior and Management Major at the University of Nevada. Outside of the Business Student Council, she is also an ASUN Event Programmer and an Orientation Guide. Her interests include watching New Girl, hanging out with friends, and long walks in the park. By serving on the Business Student Council, she hopes to gain networking skills, valuable connections on and off campus, and continued event-planning experience.

Membership Co-Chair: Abby Smith

Abby Smith

Abby Smith is a junior majoring in management. Abby loves to attend sporting events on campus and her hobbies include baking, golfing, and watching baseball. Her main goal by being in the council, is to help better The College of Business and become more involved with the University.


Community Outreach Chair: Javier Hernandez

Javier Hernandez

Javier is a senior at the University of Nevada who plans to declare a major in Accounting. As a member of the council, he hopes to promote all the opportunities the College of Business has to offer to fellow peers. Equally important to him is to try and elevate the national perception of the college. In his free time he likes to spend time with friends, play lacrosse, and read


Professional Development Chair: Erica Chamberlain

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Erica is a senior at the University of Nevada majoring in Business Management. She is eager to take advantage of everything the College of Business has to offer. Traveling to Toronto and London on Global Business programs, joining numerous business clubs, and working at the College has given her plenty of opportunities. After graduating she plans on pursuing a Masters in Business Administration and a career in Human Resources. In her free time, Erica enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.


Advisor: Jim McClenahan

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Jim McClenahan serves as the Director of Corporate Relations and Outreach for the College of Business.  In this position, he is responsible for connecting graduate students to the business community through events, internships and providing contacts for career opportunities.  He is also responsible for recruitment of new graduate students and administering the Corporate Partners program at the College of Business.  Jim administers the Nevada Global Business Program, which is designed to give graduate and undergraduate students short, experiential, international course experience.

In the community, he serves as the Chairman of the Board for The Chamber (the merged Northern Nevada and Reno Sparks Chamber).  He serves on the boards of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and previously Western Industrial Nevada (WIN).


Council Members

Brooke MacNeill

Brooke MacNeill

Brooke is currently a junior in The College of Business, planning on majoring in Management and minoring in Information Systems. She is also a part of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping with her family and boyfriend. As a member of Business Student Council, she hopes to professionally develop with others who have similar interests in business.


Dalia Vongpanya

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Dalia Vongpanya is currently a sophomore in The College of Business, planning on majoring in General Business. Her goal is to promote The Business Student Council and support the success of all students at UNR. As a member of the BSC, she hopes to expand her professional network and create relationships that will last for many years to come. In her free time she loves to bullet journal, write calligraphy, do crossfit, and spend time with her family.


Danielle Madix

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Danielle is a senior at the university majoring in Finance and Economics with a minor in Art History. In addition to Business Student Council, Danielle is involved in many other organizations on campus including Delta Gamma, Alpha Kappa Psi, and the Professional Network of Women. She also works at the Joe Crowley Student Union on campus. She loves snowboarding in the Winter and hanging out at Lake Tahoe with friends in the Summer. After she graduates, she hopes to move to London and continue her education in Dress and Textile Histories.


Deon Daswell

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Deon is a senior at the University pursuing a degree in Management. Outside of the Business Student Council, he is the President of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and is involved with the COB Peer Mentors program. His main goal within BSC is to better his relationships with the College of Business students in order to aid in the development of their professional network. He enjoys activities like camping, snowboarding/skating, photography, stepping, and community service.


Giana Saletta

Giana Saletta

Giana is a senior pursuing a double major in Finance and Economics. In addition to serving on the Business Student Council she is an active member of the Sigma Kappa- Kappa Xi chapter on campus. After her undergraduate degree she plans on attending law school. Her goal as a member of the Business Student Council is to help set students up for success in their future by educating them on the professional development opportunities and programs the college has to offer


Kathryn Conway

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Kathryn is a marketing and management major that also works with Plant Club and the Lions Club International. She was born in Hawaii and enjoys skiing, playing the violin, and spending time outdoors, especially with family and friends. Her future goals include getting a Masters Degree and marketing for environmentally conscious companies.


Kylie Pearston

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Kylie is a senior at the University majoring in Marketing. Her goals within the council are to promote The College of Business in a way that will get students more involved in their discipline and will allow incoming students to see what the Business Student Council and The College of Business are all about. Outside of the the council, Kylie is the Marketing Coordinator for The College of Business. In her spare time she enjoys, kayaking, playing basketball, and spending time with friends and family.


Lea Zimmermann

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Lea is a senior studying International Business with a Management concentration in the Spanish European language track. In addition to serving on the Business Student Council she is a member of the Academic Integrity and Student Conduct Hearing Board. Lea was born in Germany but grew up in Spain for most of her life. She loves to travel, being active, sailing, horse-riding, and meeting new people. Her goal is to help students be successful by educating them on different professional opportunities the university has to offer.


Megan Price

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Meg Price is currently a senior at the University of Nevada studying Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Meg is currently a part of the Business Peer Mentors where she serves as treasurer. She is also cofounder of FitnesSpiral, a social fitness machine company and author of a YA fiction novel. As a member of the Business Student Council she hopes to build her professional network as well as assist in sharing professional development opportunities available to business students.