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Atkinson Student Association (ASA) - Governing Body

The Atkinson Student Association is an organization that is dedicated to supporting student organizations and their members. The student board members are responsible for reviewing new student organizations; registering existing student organizations on a yearly basis; providing, developing, and improving services and resources for student organizations; enforcing policies and procedures related to student organizations; and coordinating the end of the year Atkinson Brownwater Weekend.

President: Emily Self
Vice President: Anna Hope Kabongo
Treasurer: Andrew Hendrie 
Secretary: Peter Li
Social & PR Chair: Thomas Arand 
Compliance Officer: Charlie Phocas

Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Scrimenti

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Atkinson Accounting & Finance Association (AA&FA)

AA&FA assists in the professional, educational, and social development of Willamette MBA students interested in accounting, finance, banking, and investments. AA&FA strives to: promote the reputation of Atkinson both regionally and nationally; promote an in-depth understanding in all fields of accounting & finance; and provide forums (panels and treks) where members have the opportunity to interact and learn from each other as well as faculty, alumni, and other accounting & finance professionals.

President: Ahmed AlQasem
Treasurer: Cameron Tangen
Secretary: Caitlyn Nakatsukasa

Faculty Advisor: Qiming Wang

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Atkinson Consulting Association (ACA)

The Atkinson Consulting Association helps its members and the AGSM community gain exposure to consulting as a potential career path through a variety of programs, networking opportunities, and projects. The association also supports members as they prepare for consulting interviews by using hands-on practice case interview sessions.  

President: Thomas Arand
Treasurer: Michael Ryer

Faculty Advisor: Geoff Guilfoy

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American Marketing Association (AMA) - AGSM Chapter

AMA activities provide opportunities to network with marketing professionals and promote awareness of career opportunities in marketing. AMA sponsors guest lecturers, on-site visits, and professional development services.

President: Jarin Kobashigawa
Vice President: Ben Whitten
Treasurer: Eva Golubeva

Faculty Advisor: Elliot Maltz

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Atkinson Business Technology Association (BTA)

Our mission is to promote the education and success of our members through the use of technology in specific business-related practices. The Business Technology Association will accomplish this by leveraging the diverse backgrounds of our professors, student experience and the abundant resources the internet has to offer. Additionally, we strive to add value by bringing in professionals to provide technology-related education and networking opportunities. The association's vision is to not only help its members reach their career goals, but also to further the Atkinson MBA program as a leader in business technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

President: Suketu Dudhat
Vice President: Ben Whitten
Treasurer: Mason Cook

Faculty Advisor: Robert Walker

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International Graduate Students Association (IGSA)

IGSA promotes cross-cultural understanding among international and American students. IGSA provides new international students with collegial support as they adjust to a new culture and academic environment. IGSA also provides an ongoing forum to convey the special concerns of international students to the administration at Atkinson; works to foster an awareness of the Willamette MBA among institutions of higher learning, corporations and students in other countries; and sponsors the annual International Dinner which brings cultures together and celebrates them in one of the most attractive events of the year! All international and U.S. students are encouraged to participate in IGSA and to use its services as a resource.

President: Donte Barker
Vice President: Eva Golubeva
Treasurer: Ahmed AlQasem
Social Media Manager: Anna Hope Kabongo

Faculty Advisor: Polly Rizova

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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - AGSM Chapter

The Atkinson chapter of SHRM is a chartered chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. SHRM promotes student professional development and provides networking with human resource professionals. Events sponsored by SHRM include: resume workshops, mock interview sessions, site visits, guest speakers, and community service activities.

President: Bennett Ho
Treasurer: Matt Taylor

Faculty Advisor: Lisbeth Claus

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