Executive Board

The Yale Political Union executive board is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the Union, a fully student-run undergraduate organization. Among many other tasks, board members invite speakers, raise funds for the Union, manage finances, reach out to alumni and to students, and run debates.

All Yale Political Union officers are capable and willing to answer any questions that you may have about the Union. The officers for the Yale Political Union Autumn Semester of 2017 are as follows:

Elected Officers

Brian Cashin, Federalist Party (Ezra Stiles College ’19) President
Rita Wang, Party of the Left (Morse College ’19) Speaker
Thomas Gould, Conservative Party (Timothy Dwight College ’19) Vice President
Christian Wolpert-Gaztambide, Party of the Right (Jonathan Edwards College ’20) Director of Development
Alexandra Lanier, Independent Party (Jonathan Edwards College ’20) Floor Leader of the Left
Paul Han, Tory Party (Berkeley College ’20) Floor Leader of the Right
Idris Sylvester, Independent Party (Pierson College ’20) Treasurer


Appointed Officers

Benito Flores, Unaffiliated (Trumbull College ’20)  Outreach and Operations Director
 Sam Goldman, Party of the Right (Trumbull College ’20) Secretary
Lauren Lee, Conservative Party (Hopper College ’20) Teller
 Sarim Abbas, Independent Party (Jonathan Edwards College ’20) Webmaster
 Nick Crosson, Independent Party (Branford College ’20) Social Chair