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READ ABOUT THE SEE COMMUNITY

 

Operations Team

 

President

Brady Greenberg

Hello, My name is Brady and I am a senior pursuing my Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing. I love to play the piano, guitar, and occasionally DJ (although I'm not too good). I am an avid Baltimore Sports fan and of course Maryland Terrapins sports fan.

The President is responsible, but is not limited to, the overall coordination of the entire organization. Duties include running weekly Executive Board meetings, arranging an organizational retreat at the beginning of fall semester and acting as a liaison for SEE to the SGA, The Stamp Advisory Board, the SEE Funding Board and the campus community. In addition, the President also coordinates the recruitment and interview process for new SEE Directors. It is the responsibility of the SEE President to oversee all decisions made and actions taken by any of the branches of the organization. The President is a member of the Operations Team.

 

VP of Finance

Christine Tanis

Hi! My name is Christine, and I am a senior marketing major and professional writing minor. Outside of SEE, I work as a teaching assistant for an honors professional writing course. Some of my favorite hobbies include reading & collecting books, attending concerts, and creating obscure Spotify playlists for my friends!

The VP of Finance will be responsible for supervising all financial and budgeting activities relating to all branches of SEE. They  will act as a liaison between the SEE Funding Board and SEE Executive Board. They will submit the budget requests detailed in Article V of this Constitution, in conjunction with the SEE Program Coordinator and SEE President, as well as track revenues and expenditures through all SEE accounts. The VP of Finance will also be responsible for all activities related to fundraising and financial development. The VP of Finance is a member of the Operations Team.

Funding Director

Helen Wang

 

Hi, I'm Helen! I'm a sophomore Economics major and a Gemini. When I'm not in the SEE Office, you can typically find me walking around campus while listening to music, planning out outfits, or figuring out how to shoot pictures on my new film camera.

Funding Director role will be updated soon

 

Membership Director

Auzinea Bacon

Hi, I’m Auzinea, a junior journalism and government & politics double major. Outside of SEE, I also write for student publications like the Diamondback and am the desk supervisor in Centreville Hall. I’m also a peer mentor and correspondent for Merrill College!

The Membership Director is responsible for coordinating and recruiting new members to SEE.  This includes coordinating General Interest Meetings at the beginning of each semester (or as deemed appropriate), coordinating communication with alumni, and planning and implementing Incoming Director training. The Membership Director helps members of the SEE Executive Board to effectively supervise the committees and teams for which they are responsible and create an atmosphere for bonding among SEE members. The Membership Director will further be responsible for coordinating the VIP Reception at Art Attack and an end-of-the-year banquet.

 

Office Managers

Rebecca Barnholtz

Hey, I'm Rebecca! I am a Junior pursuing a degree in public policy with minors in nonprofit leadership and social innovation & arts leadership. In addition to being a SEE Director, I am involved in Sigma Kappa and Terp Thon. In my free time, you can find me exploring DC or College Park with friends, checking out new movies or tv shows, reading a book, or walking around campus.

Maggie Letvin

Hey! I’m Maggie, a junior art studio and immersive media design double major with minors in art history, LGBTQ studies, and music and culture. I love lighting and event design and have a passion for creating art that makes an impact. When I'm not doing art or tech you can find me hanging out with friends, playing guitar, trying to learn how to skateboard, or attending a local concert.

The Office Managers are responsible for the maintenance of the SEE office, taking minutes at the SEE Executive Board meetings, coordinating payroll, assisting the SEE President and Program Coordinator and managing all daily transactions. The Office Managers are members of the Operations Team.

 

Production Team

 

Divija Sadula

Hospitality Director

Hi! My name is Divija and I'm a junior double majoring in Marketing and Information Systems. On campus, I'm also involved with the Center for Global Business and Smith's Queer Leadership Accelerator. In my free time, I like to dance (I studied Kuchipudi for 14 years!), fuel my online shopping addiction, and visit new places with friends.

The Hospitality Director coordinates the hospitality needs for all SEE events including event staff and performer needs, as well as coordinates Motorpool. The Hospitality Director is also responsible for the overall atmosphere in the greenroom setting at SEE events. The Hospitality Director is a member of the Production Team.

 

Venue Director

Yuri Kim

Hey, I'm Yuri and I'm a sophomore majoring in Hearing and Speech Sciences. When I'm not fixing SEE's Notion, you can find me next to my sewing machine, at cycling classes, or picking up sushi at The Spot.

The Venue Director is responsible for coordinating the venue needs of all SEE events. This includes reserving venues, determining venue set-ups, ordering non-technical equipment and accommodating extra venue needs such as parking permits. They  must follow University of Maryland policies to conduct a bidding process when selecting off-campus contractors. The Venue Director works closely with event programmers to determine needs and make sure all requests are met. They work with various campus departments such as Event and Guest Services, the Department of Transportation Services, Campus Recreation Services and Facilities Management, among others. The Venue Director is a member of the Production Team.

 

Technical Director

Elia Choi

Hi, I’m Elia Choi and I’m a sophomore majoring in Landscape Architecture. In my free time, I enjoy writing, traveling, watching movies, and hanging out with my friends.

The Technical Director coordinates all technical and mechanical aspects of SEE events (lights, sounds, etc.) and helps manage the ProTeam. The Technical Director will organize and schedule crews for all events. In addition, the Technical Director will be the primary contact for all communication with The Stamp A/V Department and outside contractors.  The Technical Director must follow University of Maryland policy to conduct a bidding process for selecting outside contractors. The Technical Director is a member of the Production Team.

 

Security Director

Sydney Bernstein

Hello I'm Sydney and I'm a junior pursuing a degree in marketing. I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. When I'm not doing school or work I am usually binging a show or going on adventures with friends.

The Security Director coordinates security needs for all SEE events. The Security Director contracts police and police aides, as well as trains and coordinates the ProTeam to provide security for various SEE programs. The Security Director is also responsible for conducting meetings with the talent and/or talent’s manager prior to each show to coordinate a security plan unless previous arrangements have been made. The Security Director is responsible for overseeing the safety of all SEE staff, performers and audience members at all SEE events. Lastly, the Security Director is responsible for the ProTeam and any communication between the ProTeam and the SEE Executive Board. The Security Director is a member of the Production Team.

 

Programming Team

 

Cinema Director

Ruben Lopez

Hi there! I’m Ruben and I’m a senior pursuing a degree in Communication with a specialization in Digital Media. In addition to being a SEE Director, I do some work as a production assistant for the UMD Filmmakers. When I’m not busy, I’m either watching a soccer game or listening to podcasts.

The Cinema Director is responsible for coordinating a diverse range of film showings and film related events including offerings in the Hoff Theater of The Stamp. This Director is also responsible for programming an event for Fall Welcome, at their discretion.

 

Comedy Director

Nathan Steighner

Hello! I'm Nathan and I'm a junior pursuing a degree in sociology with a minor in physics. Outside of SEE, I host a radio show for WMUC and can be found beekeeping as a member of the UMD Beekeeping Club. I also love to go to concerts, make collages, and bother my friends who I promise are real.

The Comedy Director is responsible for the coordination and programming of comedy events, including an event during the university’s Homecoming week and student comedy showcases. They  will strive to program diverse comedy events in The Stamp, but may also venture to Ritchie Coliseum, Xfinity Center and Maryland Stadium.

 

Concerts Director

Jenna Prasad

Hi! I'm Jenna, and I'm a senior pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Astronomy. Outside of SEE, I work as an environmental sustainability intern for an NYC-based HVAC sales firm. In my free time, you can find me trying to buy concert tickets, playing the piano, or maintaining my 563-day Duolingo streak.

The Concerts Director is responsible for overall coordination, conceptualization, programming and management of large-scale musical events reaching a wide range of musical tastes including, but not limited to, the annual Art Attack concert. The Concerts Director programs in venues such as Ritchie Coliseum, Xfinity Center and Maryland Stadium.

Lectures Director

 

Kathryn Whitehead

Hi! I'm Katie and I'm a senior mechanical engineering major with a minor in project management. Outside of SEE, I am the Events Coordinator for Bitview and I work in the Neuromechanics Lab on campus. I love reading all the booktok books and finding new food places to try.

The Lectures Director is responsible for the coordination and programming of lectures and speaker-oriented events on campus. They will also strive to provide a wide variety of learning opportunities in The Stamp through engaging and enriching programs.

 

Performing Arts Director

Carey Cameron

Hi! I’m Carey and I’m a junior English major with a minor in arts leadership. Outside of performing and also sometimes arts, I talk loudly into the void at the campus radio station (WMUC) and I work at the front desk of Studio A. Outside of work you can find me going to a concert in DC, watching movies with my friends, or squeezing oranges to keep my hair bright.

The Performing Arts Director is responsible for programming live, unique performances that range from theatre to dance to poetry with an emphasis on events not covered under the concert, lecture or comedy areas. They  will also strive to provide a wide variety of enriching cultural opportunities in The Stamp. The Performing Arts Director is jointly responsible, along with the Special Events Director, for the organization, coordination and management of Art Attack Day Events.

 
 

Traditions/Special Events Director

Alyssa Pryputniewicz

Hi, I'm Alyssa and I'm a senior majoring in aerospace engineering. In addition to being a SEE director, I'm in multiple engineering organizations and am also a member of the club track team! When I'm not busy working, I'm spending time in DC with friends or watching whatever's recently been added to Netflix.

The Special Events Director is responsible for all non-musical, non-performing arts events.  In addition, they may coordinate SEE contributions to Maryland Day, New Student Welcome and community building events in The Stamp at their discretion. The Special Events Director is jointly responsible, along with the Performing Arts Director, for the organization, coordination and management of Art Attack Day Events.

The Traditions Director is responsible for working in collaboration with the Manager for Student Programs, other SEE Directors, and other Stamp staff members to program events for the campus community to build and maintain Stamp and UMD traditions. These events may include but are not limited to the Stamp All Niter, Terp Carnival and Homecoming Events, and Maryland Day Events in the Stamp. The Traditions Director is a member of the Programmers Team. 

 

Promotions Team

 

Advertising Directors

Manushi Raj

Hello, I’m Manushi, a junior astronomy and studio art double major, with a concentration in graphic design. Some of my hobbies include painting, drawing, and stargazing!

Paula Shin

Hi, I'm Paula and I'm a senior majoring in Information Science. Outside of SEE. I'm part of Technica’s design team and UXTerps. In my free time, I love working out, listening to music and crime podcasts, baking, and traveling to new places.

The Advertising Directors are responsible for the creation of all promotional print and digital materials for each event such as advertisements, flyers and posters. The Advertising Directors are also responsible for researching and developing new advertising formats and coordinating the printing of all promotional materials. The Advertising Directors are also a member of the Promotions Team.

 

Public Relations Director

Brooke Gordon

HI! My name is Brooke and I'm a senior double majoring in communications with a focus in public relations and marketing. SEE has always been something I've wanted to be a part of as a student, and I'm so excited to be a director for my last year at UMD. Outside of SEE I work at a local restaurant in my hometown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. I love listening to music, going to concerts and spending time with my family and friends!

The Public Relations Director is responsible for coordinating all written and verbal communication between SEE and the general public specifically through news and media outlets. Their  responsibilities include writing press releases, updating information outlets and managing social media accounts. The Public Relations Director will be the sole SEE contact for mass media outlets.  The Public Relations Director is also a member of the Promotions Team.

 

Multimedia Director

Emily Gallant 

Hi, my name is Emily. I'm a senior majoring in communications with a specialization in digital and media from New Jersey. Outside of SEE, I am an orientation advisor for incoming students and a member of Sigma Kappa. When I'm not going to my clubs' events you can find me talking about the latest pop culture, and complaining about the Maryland Bagels since they cannot compare to NJ or New York's. 

The Multimedia Director is responsible for generating and curating digital media content including, but not limited to, videography and photography.  They are  accountable for live recording and photography of the organization’s events, editing of media content, and the creation of videos and other supplemental promotional materials. The Multimedia Director is accountable for the content of the SEE website, including its accuracy, timeliness and usefulness, in addition to maintaining a digital archive of all SEE events. The Multimedia Director is also responsible for supervising all camera team personnel. The Multimedia Director is a member of the Promotions Team

 

Marketing Director

Madeline Arcaro

Hi! I'm Madeline. I'm a sophomore journalism major. In addition to being a SEE Director, I'm the current Mental Health Chair for Survivor: Maryland and a member of Alpha Chi Omega. If I'm not in the SEE office, you can probably find me watching reality TV, reading, going to spin classes, or studying/writing because I am a workaholic.

The Marketing Director is responsible for brainstorming, coordinating and implementing campus-wide marketing campaigns alongside the Promotions Team. The Marketing Director, in coordination with the Promotions Team, may assist in purchases of promotional materials for SEE events. The Marketing Director is responsible for targeting students and student organizations through email marketing, including the newsletter and listserv. They will assist the Public Relations Director in social media promotions, such as ticket giveaways and contests. Lastly, the Marketing Director is responsible for the Marketing Team and any communication between the Marketing Team and the SEE Executive Board. The Marketing Director is a member of the Promotions Team.

 

Research Director

Chris Esmele

Hey! I'm Chris, and I'm an Information Science major with an aspiring career of UX/UI design. When I'm not TA'ing, designing websites or doing research for SEE, I'm doing press coverage taking photos of concerts in DC or just roaming solo around the city.

The Research Director is responsible for all research conducted for SEE throughout the year.  This includes, but is not limited to, conducting the annual Art Attack research survey. The Research Director is responsible for providing research for each program proposal made by a SEE Director. They  coordinate with other members of the SEE Executive Board, as well as programming boards at other universities, to ensure that meaningful and productive research is completed and used in decision making. The Research Director is a member of the Promotions Team.

 

Advisory Team

 

Manager, Student Programs

Laura Hood

Welcome! Hello! I am Laura Hood (she/hers) and I have the pleasure to co-advise Student Entertainment Events. For the past 8 years, I have been a full-time staff member of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union Activities Team where I also plan campus wide programming like Terps After Dark, UMD Homecoming, All Niter, and Maryland Day. I earned a Masters in Higher Education from the University of Delaware-Go Blue Hens and received my undergraduate Psychology/Minor in Fine Arts (Graphic Design) from Arcadia University-Go Knights! When I am not in the SEE Office, you will find me at the closest Starbucks or hitting the pavement around College Park listening to Comedy Podcasts, where I live with my husband (also staff at UMD) and daughter and we love all things UMD - Go Terps! 

 

Program Coordinator

Abby Callas

Hey there! My name's Abby (she/her) and I'm so excited that I get to be the program coordinator for SEE. During my time as an undergraduate student at UMD (where I earned a bachelor's of science in information science) I first participated in SEE as a member of their pro-team, and then later as their venue director in the 2021-2022 academic year. I love SEE so much that two months after I graduated, I was back! In addition to SEE I have over six years of experience in programming/producing various events, such as musicals, plays, tech conferences (Technica and Bitcamp!), writing workshops, and more. When I'm not busy planning events for SEE alongside our amazing student directors you can find me organizing my life with Notion, listening to PIXAR film scores, or reading a book.

 

Graduate Advisor

Jada Damae Anderson

Hello, I am Jada DaMae and I'm the Graduate Advisor for SEE. I am currently a second year Master's student in the Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy (HESI) program at UMD! I was previously a Graduate Assistant for UMD's Student Organization Resource Center and before coming to UMD I worked full-time in ResLife at UCLA! I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from UCLA in 2019. When I’m not working with SEE, I’m usually running around with my dog, buying new sci-fi books, listening to a pop culture podcast, or at a WNBA game (Go Mystics!)