Members of the Model UN Team are students selected through a competitive application process each September, consisting of a written application with an essay and an interview with the officers with a simulation exercise. The Model UN Team proudly includes students from several colleges and various majors, including history, environmental science, psychology, criminal justice, foreign languages and journalism. In March, each member will represent NMSU before thousands of other students at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Haley is a senior studying Criminal Justice and Government and minoring in Economics. This is Haley’s 3rd year on the team and, in her spare time, she enjoys outdoor rock climbing and painting. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in law or as a federal agent.
William is a senior and 2nd year team member studying Government with a minor in History. Upon his graduation, he plans on attending an International Affairs masters program to continue his education. In his free time, William enjoys reading and listening to music.
Seth is a senior Geography and Government student and second year member of the Model United Nations team. Due to his academic interests Seth is most interested in the geopolitical aspects of the United Nations system.
Brett is a freshman and 1st year team member double majoring in Film and History. As avid movie-goer, Brett regularly dissects and studies films. Brett hopes to work as a director and work his way up the film rings.
Ana is a sophomore pursuing a major in Biochemistry with minors in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology, and Microbiology. Ana is a 1st year member on the team, a Senator for the Arts & Sciences College, and Chair of the ambassador committee for NMSU’s Pre-Med Club. She hopes to attend medical school with the aspiration of being a surgeon.
Nicolette Pacheco (1st year)
Nicolette is a senior pursuing a major in Sociology. As a 1st year team member, Nicolette is most interested in learning more about the UN’s goals to protect the environment and international security. She plans on pursuing a career in public service working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In her free time, she enjoys running, travelling, and reading.
Gabriela Quintana (1st year)
Gabriela is a junior and 1st year team member majoring in Government with a supplemental major in Law and Society. She enjoys watching old movies, singing loudly and off key, and being well-rested. She aspired to attend law school and hopes to have a career that allows her to travel the world.
Angel is a sophomore majoring in International Business with a minor in Government who hopes to pursue a career in international Law. She is a 1st year team member and her interests are wide-ranging, from music festivals to politics to traveling.