Executive Board

Meet the Executive Board 2022-2023:

The Executive Board carries out all daily operations of RHA and strives to serve in the best interest of its constituents. The Board provides means of communication and collaboration between residents, Hall Associations, and the University. The officers represent the student resident voice to the entire University of Connecticut community.

President: Jess Lockwood

Jess is a Senior Business Management and Communication Dual Degree student. She first became involved with RHA her freshman year when she served as the President of Buckley/Shippee Hall Council. During her free time, she loves to go to the gym, read books, and hang out with her dog, Daisy! She is also involved in the UConn Business Management Society and Student Alumni Association, as well as working at the Center for Career Development

Email: jessica.lockwood@uconn.edu

Vice President: Asirva Alahari

Asirva is a Junior Management and Engineering for Manufacturing student. In her freshman year she became involved with RHA by serving as treasurer of the Buckley/Shippee Hall Council. Asirva loves to workout, spending time with her friends, and baking. She is also involved with Delta Sigma Pi, SUBOG, Business Management Society, and works at the School of Pharmacy.

Director of Programing: Bruno Silva Migliore

Bruno is a Junior, Physiology and Neurobiology Major on a pre-med track. He first got involved with RHA during his Freshman year when he served as the North West Hall Council president. Currently, Bruno is a part of the UConn Health Leaders Program, he is also working with Dr. Tanner in his PNB lab, researching how the ketogenic diet affects common neuropathies with melanogaster fruit flies model systems.

Email: bruno.silva_migliore@uconn.edu


Secretary: Jessica Autorino

Jessica is a Junior Accounting major. She first got involved with RHA her Freshman year when she served as Vice President of Busby Hall Council. She is currently the President of another club on campus called CareCakes! While also involved on campus as Student Development Deputy Director in USG. She loves to workout at the Student rec, draw, watch movies/tv shows, and bake!

Email: jessica.autorino@uconn.edu

Director of Advocacy: Gianna Draghi

Gianna is a sophomore Finance major. She first became involved with RHA her freshman year when she served as the Treasurer of Buckley/Shippee Hall Council. Gianna enjoys going to the gym, playing tennis, and spending time with her friends and family. She is also involved in Finance Society, UConn Consulting Group, and Women in Business, and works at the UConn Student Recreation Center.

Email: gianna.draghi@uconn.edu


Director of Programming: Alicia Wang

Alicia is a junior Pharmacy Major and Biological Sciences Minor, and part of the Pharmacy Professional Honors Program. She first became involved with RHA as a freshman when she lived in Buckley and served as a Historian on the Buckley/Shippee Hall Council. Alicia likes to go outside, swimming, diving, and travel to visit her families.

Email: zongxun.wang@uconn.edu 

Director of Public Relations: DJ Furano

DJ is a sophomore in the Digital Media and Design program at UConn with a concentration in video production. This is his first year serving on the E-Board as the Director of Public Relations. Hw is currently working in the video production team on the UConn Football program and also working in video production for the UConn Athletic Department. His favorite things to do are watch College Football, NFL Football, more football, and almost forgot to mention Football!

Email: dionigi.furano@uconn.edu

National Communications Coordinator (NCC): Hannah Leibowitz

Hannah is a junior Environmental Studies major in the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. They became involved in RHA in 2021 when they were the Advocacy Chair for Buckley/Shippee Hall Council and won the 2021-2022 Advocacy Chair of the year award. Hannah is a proud member of the beekeeping club and the University of Connecticut Marching Band where they spin flags for color guard. In their free time, Hannah enjoys reading, hanging out with their cat, and all types of crafting.

Email: hannah.leibowitz@uconn.edu

Directors of Advocacy: Hannah Stenstrom

Hannah is a sophomore majoring in mathematics and minoring in philosophy. She has a long enduring experience of advocacy having previously volunteered with Planned Parenthood and currently also working with the UConn Women’s Center. She is currently also on the E board for UConn breakdance club