I'm super excited to announce our new Chapter President for the 2015-16 year: Ishan Tikku!!!!
Ishan has been an important part of our chapter since he joined our Youth Engagement team 4 years ago. He's done a lot of awesome work over the years, including leading Youth Engagement and changing our chapter's approach to goal setting and measuring success as VP Operations this year.
Attached is Ishan's application for President. Please give it a read and think of any questions you would like to ask him at this Tuesday's meeting. We will have regular planning tables for the first half of the meeting and will have a Q&A with Ishan to talk about his ideas for the chapter during the second half of the meeting.
See you all on Tuesday (5:30 in SEB 2094)!
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