Secretariat

​Gerard is a Senior double majoring in International Relations and Public Policy. He is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in the UD School of Public Policy and Administration's 4+1 MPA program. Originially from New York City, Gerard first discovered his love for studying global affairs when he attended BerMUN XXII in Berlin, Germany as a high school senior. He was a delegate in the Human Rights Committee where he worked alongside students from over a dozen other countries. Gerard has since travelled internationally to Belgium, France, Asutria, and England. Gerard served as a crisis staffer as a freshman for HenMUN III, as the Chief of Staff for HenMUN IV, and had the honor of serving as Secretary-General of HenMUN V. Outside of HenMUN, Gerard is an active member of UD's competitive travelling Model UN team, the treasurer of the UD International Relations Club, a Blue Hen Ambassador, a Student Government Association Senator for Governmental Affairs, and a Student Alumni Ambassador, as well as an avid New York Rangers, New York Giants and New York Yankees fan. When not tending to his school and extra curricular responsibilities, Gerard enjoys spending time with his friends and traveling with his family. As the first HenMUN Secretary-General to serve a second term, Gerard is excited to use his previous knowledge and experience to make HenMUN VI even better than HenMUN V. With some exciting new additions to the conference Gerard and his Secretariat are confident that HenMUN VI will be the best HenMUN experience yet! 
Gerard Weir
Secretary-General
Nick is a junior Public Policy and Economics double major hailing from Long Island, New York; he has participated in Model UN as a delegate since the eighth grade. Nick has been involved with HenMUN since he was a freshman at the University of Delaware, serving as the Chair of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in HenMUN IV, and the Under-Secretary General of the General Assembly for HenMUN V. In his free time, Nick can be found reading, listening to Blink-182 and Green Day, as well as running, golfing, and wishing for a slice of New York pizza. An avid skier, he tries to hit the slopes whenever he can. He also roots for his favorite team: New York City Football Club. With hard work and good debate, he believes that HenMUN VI can be the best yet!
Nick Konzelman
Director-General
Kayla is currently a senior at the University of Delaware where she is majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Global Studies. Born and raised in Delaware, she had her first experience with Model UN when she staffed the Nuclear Security Summit during HenMUN IV and then served as Director of Administration for HenMUN V. Outside of HenMUN Kayla enjoys reading just about anything, including the backs of shampoo bottles, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family. Kayla is excited and honored to be serving as Director of Administration and looks forward to working alongside the rest of Secretariat to make HenMUN VI the best experience possible.
Kayla Snyder
Director of Administration
Dave is a Junior Elementary Education major with a history minor and a concentration in social studies. He grew up five minutes away from campus in Newark. He previously staffed HENMUN conferences as a crisis staffer and a crisis director for JCC committees, and is excited to be chief of staff at HENMUN VI this year. Apart from the conference, Dave is a peer mentor to freshmen in the Honors Program, an avid intramural athlete, and a huge trivia buff. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching Philadelphia sports, and drinking massive amounts of complicated iced coffee drinks. He wishes the delegates the best of luck at HENMUN VI and hopes to help make the conference a great experience for everyone.
Dave Strong
Chief of Staff
Smriti is a junior Political Science and Business Major and she has been involved in Model UN since the ninth grade. Smriti got involved with HenMUN as an operations staffer last year. She is a part of the University of Delaware's bollywood dance team, Kamaal. In her free time, Smriti can be found creating random snippets of choreography, playing tennis, drawing or craving Homegrowns buffalo cauliflower wings. Traveling often, she has been to Japan, India, France, England and many other countries. She also loves supporting her favorite tennis players: Rafael Nadal, Victoria Azarenka and Sania Mirza. With motivated delegates and compelling debate, she believes that HenMUN VI can be the best yet!
Smriti Shah
Under-Secretary-General of General Assemblies
Grant is a Junior Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science double major. Grant is from Hockessin, Delaware and started his Model UN experience in his sophomore year of high school. Since then Grant has been a part of every HenMUN, originally as a delegate and now as part of the Secretariat. Grant served as AD for Anonymous at HenMUN IV and Chair for the IMF at HenMUN V. Outside of school and extracurriculars, Grant has a hobby of collecting hobbies and enjoys listening to music of all genres and playing video games. He is humbled to serve as the USG of ECOSOC and Regional Bodies for HenMUN VI and hopes to make HenMUN VI a wonderful experience for both the delegates and the staff.
Grant Zhao
Under-Secretary-General of Economic and Social Councils and Regional Bodies
Brandon is a sophomore at the University of Delaware majoring in Criminal Justice with minors in Legal Studies, and Organizational Leadership. He grew up in Fairfax, Virginia, where he participated in his middle school’s and high school’s MUN clubs. Brandon is a member of Army ROTC on campus, and hopes to become a JAG officer in the US Army. Other than ROTC and classes, he enjoys playing on intramural sports teams and being involved in Reviresco, a non-profit that aims to bridge the civilian-military divide. At HenMUN V, Brandon has the pleasure to serve as the chair for the 1960’s CIA committee,  but he can’t wait to serve as Under Secretary General of Specialized Agencies and make HenMUN VI the best HenMUN yet!
Brandon Hunter
Under-Secretary-General of Specialized Agencies
Gabriella is a senior majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Legal Studies and Women Studies at the University of Delaware. She is from Berwyn, Pennsylvania where she began her Model UN career as a delegate for her high school team. Gabriella's experience led her to HenMUN III as the Assistant Director of the Committee on Crime Control Prevention and Criminal Justice and HenMUN IV as the Assistant Director of the Serbian Joint Crisis Committee. On campus, Gabriella is the President of Student Art, a brother of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, and a Classic Program member of Best Buddies. In her free time, you can find Gabriella referenceing Always Sunny In Philadelphia, smiling at pictures of her dog, or obsessing over Ruth Bader Ginsburg (the notorious RBG). Gabriella is honored to be a member of the Secretariat for HenMUN VI, serving as the Director of Business and Hospitality for her second year. She intends to make her last HenMUN the best yet.
Gabriella Ward
Director of Business and Hospitality