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Whittaker Ford - Chair

Whit Ford is our Chair.  He is a rising senior in SIS with a focus in Environmental Sustainability & Global Health.  He hails from Memphis, TN!  His other extracurricular commitments include Model UN, NRHH, and lifeguarding.

You can contact Whit at for all inquiries regarding AUCC policy and procedure, as well as funding decisions, and any other major concern.


Emma Southern - Finance Director

"Hello! My name is Emma Southern (she/her). I am a senior from West Chester, PA, majoring in CLEG and minoring in History and Literature. As the AUCC Finance Chair, I’m very excited to work with my team and other groups on budgeting funds to best serve the AU community!"

You can contact Emma at for all inquiries regarding funding decisions and allocations. She is responsible for managing club allocations and AUCC finances.


Christiana Jemiri


"Hey! My name is Christiana Jemiri. I am a Club Consultant for AUCC. I am a current junior majoring in Environmental Studies with a Minor in Sustainability, and I'm from Philly. I'm excited to support clubs and organizations on campus with any events or programming they would like to conduct!"

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Kendel Braboy

"Hi! I'm Kendel, and I am a Club Consultant for AUCC. I’m from The Bronx, NY and a junior majoring in journalism. As an AUCC club consultant, I'm looking forward to meeting new people and unifying the AU community through clubs by working with student organizations to try to meet their goals and needs."



Kamsi Okafor 

Rising Sophomore

Abuja, Nigeria

Major: International Relations


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Matt Schopmeyer

Rising Junior

Dallas, Texas

Major: International Studies



Makinsey Hamblin 

"Hi, my name is Makinsey Hamblin (she/her). I am a senior from Firestone, Colorado, and I'm a history major. I'm also minoring in sociology. I am super excited to work with AUCC this year to help give clubs the tools to plan and execute lots of fantastic events for our student body to enjoy!"


Sebastian Mahal

"Hi! My name is Sebastian (they/them), and I am the Marketing and Outreach Director for AUCC. I'm a junior from Fort Collins, Colorado double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. I am super excited to work on the social media team for AUCC and make sure that the clubs on campus are in the loop about our amazing events and opportunities!"


DaVanta Parker

DaVanta is a born and raised native of North Carolina. He earned his bachelor’s degree in History from North Carolina Central University and his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He joins us from Florida Gulf Coast University where he served as the Coordinator for Student Involvement working with recognized student organizations. DaVanta has a host of experience in student programming, organizations, leadership development, teaching, advising, and student success. He enjoys running, sending funny videos to friends, having a good meal, and loves listening to music/attending concerts.


DaVanta oversees Multicultural, Professional, & Service Fraternity clubs. 


Maura Fox

Maura is an Assistant Director at the Center for Student Involvement. Her main responsibilities include advising the Student Media Board, Graduate Senate Councils and co-advising the recognized undergraduate student clubs. Maura was born and raised in New Jersey where she earned her bachelor's degree at The College of New Jersey and her Master's degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has previous experience in college admissions and student advising. Maura enjoys going to the beach, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.


Maura oversees Performing Arts, Political, Religious, & Student Media clubs.

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Thom de Boo 

Thom works as Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations at the Center for Student Involvement. Thom is from the Netherlands and has also lived in Japan and the Midwestern US. Thom is currently getting his Master's in Ethics, Peace, and Human rights at SIS. One of his favorite parts of his undergrad experience was being able to participate in student clubs. He has had the opportunity of leading his college's Model United Nations team and was president of the Political Dialogue and Action Committee. He is super excited to get to work closely with the AU Club Community! Feel free to connect with Thom and get to know him more as he will be working closely with all of you this year! He especially enjoys questions about his YouTube channel! Thom's main responsibilities include advising AU Club Council (AUCC), GLC (Graduate Leadership Council), and serve as CSI advisor to all Advocacy and Special Interest Groups. 

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