Board Representative

Emma Pecaplaceholder

Undergraduate Student Representative

Peca is a double major in political science and international relations in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, as well as a double minor in Asian American studies and disability studies. She has been an active member of the College Democrats since her freshman year, and currently serves as the communications director. She has also sung in the Hendricks Chapel Choir and lived in the Multicultural Learning Community during her freshman year.

Back home in Chicago, she has volunteered on several campaigns, most recently the Daniel Biss for Illinois Governor campaign. She has served as an intern and is an active volunteer for the DuPage County Democrats, as well as the DuPage Progressives, a political activist group. Peca is originally from Seoul, South Korea, but currently lives in Lombard, Illinois.
In addition to the new undergraduate representatives, Ph.D. candidate Jack Wilson, who was re-elected as Graduate Student Organization president for a second year, will serve another one-year term as the graduate student representative to the Board. Meanwhile, School of Education Dean Joanna Masingila, professor of mathematics and mathematics education, and a dual faculty member in the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences, and Professor Duncan Brown, inaugural Charles Brightman Professor of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, are both continuing as dean and faculty representatives to the board, respectively, for the second year of their two-year terms.