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Taliajah “Teddy” Vann (she/her)

Student Body President, Undergraduate Student Government President ||

Taliajah “Teddy” Vann is the 101st UNC Student Body President and Undergraduate Student Government President. She is a senior at UNC and is a Political Science and Film Studies Major, with an Entrepreneurship Minor. Teddy was raised in Durham and is a proud Carolina Covenant Scholar, Colonel Robinson Scholar, Greenhouse Scholar, and Eve Carson Scholar. She has previously served as President of the Black Student Movement; Chair of the Criminal Justice Committee for the UNC NAACP; Treasurer of the Ebony/Readers Onyx Theatre; and Program Director of her nonprofit, Bright Brain Tutoring. Teddy is a passionate advocate, writer, leader, and community servant dedicated to empowering the UNC student body to play an active role in our collective future.

Jai Neville

Executive Manager of the Office of the President

Harini Somanchi (she/her)

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment ||

Harini is a sophomore from the Washington DC area pursuing a BSPH in Health Policy and Management with minors in Chemistry and Business. She is passionate about the intersection between healthcare research and administration, and how higher institutions can make healthcare more accessible to communities in need. Outside of student government, Harini is also a peer mentor for the UNC Biology department, works for the PHASER clinical testing program at the Durham VA Hospital, and serves as a grant-writing co-chair for Project Heel.