EXECUTIVE BOARD 2012-2013
Co-President: Francis Loh
Concentration: Applied Mathematics
Dorm: Mather House
Ethnicity: ½ Chinese/Japanese, ½ German/Peruvian
Francis is a sophomore in Mather House, studying applied mathematics, with interest in global health and computer science. Francis grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey, and took a gap year before attending Harvard. He spends time on Club Tennis, HAPA, reading books about everything, and singing. In his free time, you can find him in Mather Dining Hall. Francis also loves his time on Harvard Club Tennis, and in his free time, you can usually find him at some talk on campus, wandering the Annenberg dining hall, or watching House.
Co-President: Jodi Balfe
Concentration: Astrophysics, Secondary in Economics
Dorm: Kirkland House
Ethnicity: ½ Korean, ½ Caucasian (Irish/German)
Jodi was born in Tokyo, then moved to the small town of Madison, New Jersey where she completed high school. She is now a sophomore majoring in astrophysics, but also is strongly interested in development economics and international law. In addition to Harvard Hapa, she is involved with the Harvard International Relations Council, volunteer tutoring, and is an undergraduate researcher in the Harvard Physics Department.
Vice-President: Andrew Das Sarma
Dorm: Eliot House
Ethnicity: ½ Indian, ½ Caucasian
Andrew was born and raised in the leafy suburbs of Washington, D.C. He divides his time at Harvard between a number of activities, including the Harvard College Consulting Group, economics research, Global Platinum Securities (a student-run investment fund), the Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association, and — of course — Harvard HAPA. He also enjoys eating, traveling, and sitting in the dining hall until late at night. Andrew earnestly looks forward to assuming the office of the Vice Presidency.
Social Chair: Stefan Poltorzycki
Concentration: History and Classics, Secondary in French
Ethnicity: ½ Polish Tartar, ½ Italian
Stefan proudly hails from Arlington, Massachusetts. His Asian half is descended from Genghis Khan. When not engaged in all things HAPA, he is President of the Club Fencing team, designs Satire V and the history magazine, runs the Japanese shogunate committee for HMUN, and plays piano around Adams House. In Adams, he occupies Snack Sector 5 (Adams F-12) where he mostly plays Electroswing music and Nintendo64. He enjoys spending summers in France and Italy, and hopes to teach history after graduating. His favorite president is Rutherford B. Hayes.
Education/Political Awareness Chair: Simon Lieu
Concentration: Physics, Secondary in Statistics
Dorm: Currier House
Ethnicity: ½ Chinese, ½ Polish
Simon is currently a sophomore in Currier House, pursuing a degree in physics with
a secondary in statistics. Originally from Berkeley, CA, Simon moved to Madison,
AL at a young age and lived there until the end of high school. His hobbies include
sports (basketball, soccer, triathlons), watching IMDb 250 movies, and whistling
in the shower. Simon is also a teacher-volunteer and finance coordinator of
ExperiMentors (a Harvard PBHA organization) and a researcher at the Center for
Treasurer: Daniel Leichus
Concentration: Mechanical Engineering (SB)
Dorm: Grays Hall
Ethnicity: 1/2 Canto, 1/2 Caucasian (Sicily/Lichtenstein)
Class of 2013
Class of 2014
Class of 2015
Andrew C. Das Sarma
Jeannie Sui Wonders
Class of 2016
Alexa Ing Stern
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