Sumaia Masoom

Sumaia is a senior from Platteville, WI, studying Social Policy and Middle Eastern & North African Studies. This is her eighth year of participating in Model United Nations. She is committed to making both NUMUN and campus the best possible experience for everyone involved - while also learning all about international affairs and the inter-connectivity of our world.

Kate Schlough
Director of Registration

Kate is a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in French Language. Outside of NUMUN, she is a Co-Chair of the Political Science Undergraduate Council and a Student Advisory Board Representative for the department. Kate calls the San Francisco Bay Area home, and in her free time she can usually be found reading, walking by the lake, or petting other people's dogs

Ariel Sheffey
Director of Content

Ariel is a sophomore from Highland Park, Illinois studying English, Political Science, and Legal Studies. She is currently the NUMUN Director of Content, and she previously served as the moderator for U.S. Senate. Outside of NUMUN, Ariel is involved with Northwestern Hillel, Alpha Phi Omega, and the Illuminate Mentorship Program.

Michael Pattis
Chief of Staff

Michael is a senior at Northwestern studying Political Science and History. He has been a part of Model UN as a delegate and staffer for 7 years. In addition to his duties at NUMUN, Michael is also an amateur stand-up comedian and can often be found at open mics around the city of Chicago.