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THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

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PRESIDENT

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VP EXTERNAL

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VP INTERNAL

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TREASURER

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MARKETING CHAIR

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CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

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CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

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SOCIAL CHAIR

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PHILANTHROPY CHAIR

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OPERATIONS CHAIR

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PR CHAIR

ABOUT THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

PRESIDENT
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PRESIDENT

Vidur Badam

Vidur Badam is a senior at the Gies College of Business. He is currently majoring in Accountancy with a minor in Informatics. He has been an active member of Accounting Club for six semesters, and this will be his fifth semester on the board. Vidur has previously served as Operations Chair, Co-Membership Chair, VP External, and VP Internal. In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, reading, and playing card games. 

The President is responsible for overseeing all Executive Board members and maintaining successful communication amongst all position holders.  Along with this, the President serves on the Gies Council of Presidents to create a uniform alliance between all registered student organizations in the Gies College of Business. One of the main focuses of the President should be to seek out ways of growing the club into the future, creating a strategy and direction for the club to follow each semester, as well as providing the opportunities for club members to grow closer together. 

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EXTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

Ben goebig

Ben Goebig is a junior at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy and Information Systems. He has been an active member for four semesters, and this will be his third semester on the Executive Board where he previously served as Operations Chair and Co-Membership Chair. Outside of Accounting Club, he is a Project Manager for Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO) and involved in BADM 210 Teaching Associate team. In his free time, Ben enjoys eating out on campus with friends, going to the gym, keeping up with Illini Basketball, and staying in touch with his friends and family from home.

The External VP is responsible for maintaining and updating the corporate sponsorship package, as well as contacting companies in an effort to form mutually beneficial relationships through the sponsorship package. Through this process, VP External actively looks for new sponsorships and handles all corporate sponsor reimbursements. VP External is also in charge of contacting and planning all professional events with companies throughout both the fall and spring semesters. The External VP continues to focus on creating and submitting the resume book to send to corporate sponsors. Lastly, VP External is in charge of distributing corporate gifts to all presenters.

VP INTERNAL
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INTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

Amanda Chen

Amanda Chen is a junior at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy + Data Science and minoring in Statistics. She has been an active member for five semesters, and this will be her fourth semester on the board. Amanda has previously served as Co-Membership Chair, Philanthropy Chair, and Treasurer. Outside of Accounting Club, she is the VP of Education for the Investment Management Academy (IMA) and VP of Finance for the Investment Portfolio Organization (IPO). In her free time, Amanda enjoys working out and knitting.

The Internal VP is the main point of contact for the club. The Internal VP is responsible for organizing and sending weekly emails to all club members regarding upcoming events, items of importance, etc. In addition to this, the Internal VP is responsible for handling miscellaneous tasks to unite current members with the executive board. Furthermore, the Internal VP must contact professors in order to bring more awareness to the club. 

TREASURER
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TREASURER

Aayush shah

Aayush Shah is a junior at the Gies College of Business, and he is majoring in Accountancy and Finance. This will be his fifth semester in Accounting Club and his fourth semester on the Executive Board, previously serving as Operations Chair, Co-Membership Chair, and VP External. Outside of Accounting Club, Aayush is a Business 101 Section Leader and Course Manager. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching basketball as well as working out,

The Treasurer should collect all membership dues each semester and deposits any corporate checks obtained into the Busey bank account and/or the RSO account. The Treasurer must ensure that there is a sufficient amount of money in both bank accounts at all times and keep detailed record of all transactions made, to guard against any unauthorized spending within the club. Furthermore, the Treasurer must assure that the club is spending within its budget at all times. The Treasurer serves as a link between the RSO office and the Illini Union. In addition to this, the Treasurer also handles the RSO website. 

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MARKETING CHAIR

Felicity Tuan

Felicity Tuan is a junior at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy and Information Systems. She has been an active member of Accounting Club for four semesters, and this will be her third semester on the Executive Board where she has previously served as Social Chair and Philanthropy Chair. Outside of Accounting Club, she is a Data Analytics Specialist at the Illinois Leadership Center (ILC), Gies Ambassador, and Mentorship Chair for the Gies Scholars Honors Leadership Council. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog (Mochi) on walks, napping, and grabbing coffee.

The main duties of the Marketing Chair include advertising Accounting Club to all members and those who are considering joining. Additionally, the Marketing Chair develops new ways to raise awareness of the club so that we can maintain our success and attract as many new members as possible. Through managing our website, designing apparel, creating corporate gifts, and developing marketing materials, the Marketing Chair is an important position.

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CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

Nicole huang

Nicole Huang is a sophomore at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy and Information Systems. This will be her third semester in Accounting Club and her second semester on the Executive Board, previously serving as Operations Chair. Nicole is also involved in Society of Women in Business (SWB) and Asian American Association (AAA). During her free time, she enjoys getting boba, trying new food, and hanging out with friends. 

The main duties of the Membership Chair include creating and maintaining the attendance point sheet. The Membership Chair must consistently generate ideas to increase companionship between members and works with members to accurately allocate attendance points. The Membership Chair also handles payments of dues at the beginning of the semester as well as create professional workshops to help develop members. This would be through Interview and Linkedin workshops.

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CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

Ryan Baugher

Ryan Baugher is a sophomore at the Gies College of Business, and he is majoring in Accountancy. This is his second semester being a part of Accounting Club and his first time serving on the Executive Board. On campus, he is involved in Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), where he serves as the Sports and Wellness Chair, as well as Illinois Sports Business Conference (ISBC). In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing baseball, going out to eat with friends, and watching movies. 

The main duties of the Membership Chair include creating and maintaining the attendance point sheet. The Membership Chair must consistently generate ideas to increase companionship between members and works with members to accurately allocate attendance points. The Membership Chair also handles payments of dues at the beginning of the semester as well as create professional workshops to help develop members. This would be through Interview and Linkedin workshops.

SOCIAL
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SOCIAL CHAIR

sabina tong

Sabina Tong is a sophomore at the Gies College of Business, and she is currently majoring in Accountancy + Data Science. This is her third semester in the organization and second semester on the Executive Board where she previously served as Co-Membership Chair. Outside of Accounting Club, she is involved in Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA). In her free time, Sabina enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, and getting Starbucks. 

The Social Chair is responsible for planning and organizing social events for the club, both for just Accounting Club members, as well as in collaboration with other organizations. This includes events like a semi-formal, barn dance, Cocomero, and burgers at Joe's. Being able to network with other organizations and the Accounting Club members is a required task of the Social Chair.  All the social events planned should aim to help club members meet one another and form long-lasting relationships with each other.  The Social Chair also organizes corporate social events like bowling at the Union. 

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PHILANTHROPY CHAIR

marina ma

Marina Ma is a sophomore at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy. She has been an active member for three semesters, and this will be her second semester serving on the Executive Board, previously serving as Public Relations Chair. Outside of Accounting Club, Marina is involved in Illinois Business Consulting (IBC). In her free time, she enjoys reading and playing board games. 

The Philanthropy Chair is responsible for planning and coordinating service events, such as I-Help, Illini Day of Service, paracord making, blood drives, and teddy bear decorating for children’s hospitals. At all service events, the Philanthropy Chair is in charge of leading all the club volunteers and ensuring everyone’s safety. Looking into the future, the Philanthropy Chair should focus on establishing solid relationships with local companies or individuals that the club can provide services for on a regular basis.

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OPERATIONS CHAIR

Vanshi Patel

Vanshi is a sophomore at the Gies College of Business, and she is majoring in Accountancy and Finance. This is her second semester in Accounting Club and her first time on the Executive Board. On campus, she is actively involved in Society of Women in Business (SWB), Gies Ambassadors, and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. During her free time, Vanshi enjoys going for walks, watching Netflix, hanging out with her friends, and sleeping. 

The Operations Chair is responsible for ensuring that enough food and drinks are present for all club meetings when not provided by our corporate sponsors. These would be orders with Papa John’s, Noodles & Company, Jimmy John’s, Maize, and Chipotle at events. The Operations Chair also brings all necessary materials such as plates, silverware, and cups to each meeting to make sure that food is always provided for all club members at our weekly events. An additional part of this role is putting together the corporate gifts for our sponsors before every professional meeting. Another integral part of this role is to manage the club's social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This role also assists members at events and prints items relative to each event.

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PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR

Jackie fu

Jackie Fu is a senior at the Gies College of Business majoring in Accountancy. She has been an active member of Accounting Club for four semesters, and this will be her third semester on the Executive Board where she has previously served as Co-Membership Chair and Marketing Chair. Outside of Accounting Club, she is the treasurer for Phi Alpha Theta Historical Honors Society. In her free time, Jackie enjoys listening to music and playing the Sims. 

The PR Chair is responsible for maintaining Accounting Club’s Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts. Their duties involve posting reminders for upcoming events as well as promoting the club's membership involvement. The PR Chair should also be prepared to take photos at all Accounting Club events and coordinate with other executive board members to pursue new social media initiatives.

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