BURST Executive Board 2022-23
President Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX Duties: Direct general and officer meetings, coordinate officer activities, act as liaison to all external entities concerning BURST
Fun Fact: I'm ambidextrous! I write and draw with my left hand, but my dominant hand for almost everything else is my right.
Vice President of External Academic Events Year: Senior
Hometown: Victoria, TX Duties: Contact potential general meeting speakers, lead the Events Committee, plan events for each semester (socials, academic lectures, general meetings, lab technique workshops), book rooms for events.
Fun Fact: I lived in the Middle East for 5 years!
Vice President of Internal Academic Events Year: Junior
Hometown: Houston, TX Duties: Work with the Academic Events Committee to plan workshops and events, organize general meetings, and promote research involvement.
Fun Fact: I was born in the Philippines!
Vice President of Journal Clubs Year: Senior
Hometown: Chicago, IL Duties: Works closely with the Journal Club Leaders to secure guest speakers, coordinating lab tours, selecting journal articles for attendees to review and facilitate discussion.
Fun Fact: I'm double-jointed!
Vice President of Scientia Year: Senior
Major: University Scholar (Biochemistry, Medical Humanities, Environmental Health Science)
Hometown: Houston, TX Duties: Manage publication of Baylor's undergraduate scientific journal
Scientia with the goal to showcase the amazing research that undergraduates do here at Baylor University, coordinate editing and designing process with the BURST editorial team. Fun Fact: I’m currently in the Brooks Lab researching COVID-19 wastewater based epidemiology!
Secretary Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Waco, TX Duties: Send out the weekly emails, manage attendance, update the website, answer member questions through email.
Fun Fact: I have a snapchat streak that's over a thousand days long!
Special Events Co-Chair Year: Senior
Hometown: Honolulu, HI Duties: Coordinate Research and Internship Day (Fall) and Heart of Texas Undergraduate Research Conferences (Spring) in order to support Baylor’s undergraduate students with their research aspirations
Fun Fact: When I retire, I want to live in Australia
Special Events Co-Chair Year: Junior
Major: Neuroscience & Philosophy
Hometown: Huntsville, TX Duties: Coordinate Research and Internship Day (Fall) and Heart of Texas Undergraduate Research Conferences (Spring) in order to support Baylor’s undergraduate students with their research aspirations
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in 3 different states and 2 countries
Resources Co-Chair Year: Senior
Hometown: Sherman, TX Duties: To create innovative tools and resources for undergraduates interested in research, coordinate with service opportunities, run a research mentorship program
Fun Fact: I qualified for the world archery tournament in middle school!
Resources Co-Chair Year: Senior
Major: Biochemistry, Mathematics
Hometown: Groves, TX Duties: Oversee service and resource opportunities
Fun Fact: I was voted Baby Of The Year at a local credit union in 2001.
Publicity Chair Year: Senior
Major: University Scholar (Medical Humanities and Biology)
Hometown: Houston, TX Duties: In charge of public relations, spread all information related to BURST through social media, flyers, and chalking
Fun Fact: I love music, coffee, and my friends!
Treasurer Year: Senior
Hometown: Houston, TX Duties: In charge of budgeting, managing and overseeing the BURST bank account, creating fundraising events and monthly income statements.
Fun Fact: I was born in Cairo, Egypt and have lived there for 19 years of my life!
Social Events Chair Year: Junior
Hometown: Frisco, TX Duties: Leading BURST’s social events committee in planning social events for our members, including post-meeting socials and research coffee hours.
Fun Fact: My all time favorite show is Friends!