Current Leadership

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Becky Kaminsky

Rebecca is a senior Public Health Science major who aspires to get a Masters in Public Health and attend medical school. After serving as ALD’s Academic Enrichment Vice-President for two years; Now, she proudly serves as Co-President. She is an undergraduate researcher at the Fritz Lab at UMD, YogiTerps executive leader, and passionate America Reads mentor. She has enjoyed internships at Saint Agnes Pediatric ER and Law Offices of Alex Poberesky. In her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, playing ukulele and piano, hiking, and hanging out with friends.


Charmaine Yuan

Charmaine is a senior General Biology and Psychology double major on the pre-med track, hoping to become a pediatrician. She is also involved in the American Medical Student Association and TC (a service club), and is a TA. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, reading, baking, and spending time with friends and family.

VP of Membership


Morgan Grizzle

Morgan is a senior Criminology & Criminal Justice Systems and Psychology dual degree who plans to attend law school upon graduation from UMD. This is her second year serving as Vice President of Membership and is excited to continue to get people involved in ALD & PES. Morgan is also a member of the Gamer Symphony Orchestra, volunteers with The Petey Greene Program, and is involved with several other clubs and honor societies. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, binge watching her favorite shows on Netflix, and watching way too many makeup videos.

VP of Volunteerism


Sindhu Murugan

Sindhu is a junior Physiology and Neurobiology major with a minor in General Business. This is her first year as the VP of Volunteerism, having served on the Volunteerism Committee for the past two semesters. She is part of the Gemstone Honors Research program, is an Experience Leader for Alternative Breaks, and is involved in the American Medical Student Association. In her free time, she likes to sing, read, and travel.

VP of Academic Affairs


Yuzhu Shi

Yuzhu is a senior Microbiology major who aspires to attend medical school. This is her first time serving as the VP of Academic Affairs after enjoying her time as a committee member. Yuzhu is also the president of the Food Recovery Network, serves as a TA, and works as a medical scribe. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working out, listening to music, and spending time with her friends and dog.

VP of Academic Enrichment


Lauren Stuart

Lauren is a junior Biology major aspiring to attend Medical School after graduation from UMD. She is not only the VP of Academic Enrichment but also a member of Terps Against Hunger, Catholic Terps, TerpSki and YoungLife. She enjoys playing lacrosse, volunteering at the Hospital, spending time with her family, painting and baking. This year she is also researching with CarasLab on campus to explore the neural basis of sensory plasticity. She is very excited to commit to her new role with ALD and expects nothing short of a successful year.

VP of Communications


Jyotsna Jayaram

Hello! I’m Jyotsna, the new VP of Communications. I’m a sophomore in the Neuro/Phys major and I am on the pre medical track! Aside from ALD, I am also involved in American Medical Student Association and Nu Rho Psi! I am also a neuroscience geek and I do neuroscience research off campus every week! In my free time, I enjoy writing, listening to music, playing the piano, and baking. Please contact me if you have any questions about anything, from ALD to pre-med!

VP of Event Planning


Jasmine Young

Jasmine is a senior Family Science major with a minor in Human Development. After serving as a member of the Event Planning Committee for 2 years, she now serves as the VP of Event Planning. She is a Senator of the Residence Hall Association and a member of many other academic honor societies on campus. She is passionate about working with kids and has loved doing so while interning at Safe Shores and Adoptions Together in D.C. In her free time, she loves to dance, watch Netflix and hang out with friends and family.

VP of Finance


Jenny Yin

Jenny is a junior, Public Health Science major and plans to attend dental school after college. She is also a part of the Delta Epsilon Mu Coed Professional Pre-Health Fraternity on campus. This is her first time as VP of Finance and she is extremely excited to meet and work with members. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, spending time outdoors, and reading.

Webmaster/Student Assistant


Hyekang (Kevin) Joo

Kevin is a junior Computer Science major with a minor in Technology Entrepreneurship.  Kevin is currently serving as a TA for a computing science course at UMD.  On top of ALD, Kevin is serving as President of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).  Over the summer of 2019, Kevin served as an Software Development Engineer intern at Amazon, and he will be returning back to Amazon in the summer of 2020.

Email him with all of your questions about ALD, especially points!