Executive Board

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President - William Delaney

William is a senior in Adams House studying Economics and Linguistics. He grew up in the town of Manhasset on Long Island, New York. In addition to Harvard Model Congress, William is a historical tour guide, and he is involved in some business and finance organizations on campus. HMC Dubai 2019 will be his tenth HMC conference and his third year serving on the executive board of HMC Dubai. William is very excited to make the upcoming conference HMC Dubai’s best year yet!





Vice President - Cate Pinto

Cate is a junior in Dunster House studying Applied Math with a focus in Computer Science & Economics. She grew up in the Boston area but now lives outside of Philadelphia. In addition to HMC, she is involved with the Institute of Politics Technology & Innovation Policy Group, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, and Harvard’s Peer Advising Fellow program. Cate is very excited to be returning to Dubai for the third time in 2019!




Director of Operations - Sean Henry Henson

Sean is junior concentrating in Economics with a secondary in History of Art & Architecture. He has been involved with government simulation since high school. At Harvard, he works on the business boards of the Harvard Lampoon and the Harvard Advocate, is a leader in the Harvard Outing Club, and his favorite sport is Spikeball. He is extremely excited for HMC Dubai 2018!


Faculty Liaison - Lainey Newman

Lainey Newman is a sophomore at Harvard College from Pittsburgh, PA, in Adams House. She intends to concentrate in Government with a secondary in Global Health & Health Policy. Lainey cares deeply about teaching young people the importance of democracy and government, which is why she wanted to get involved with HMC. For fun, Lainey likes to spend time with friends and family and cheer for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers. Lainey is excited to return to HMC Dubai for the second time, this time serving as the 2019 Faculty Liaison! 




Director of Programs - Sophie Schick

Sophie is a senior studying mechanical engineering with a secondary focus in history of art and architecture. Outside of academics, she loves backpacking, listening to music, and fiery political discourse.


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Business Manager - Justin Walthier

Justin is a senior in Eliot House majoring in Classics and History with a focus on Roman rhetoric and law. He grew up in Denver, Colorado, and loves to go skiing over his winter breaks. In addition to HMC, Justin has been involved in Harvard’s Mock Trial team, long form improvisational comedy, and peer counseling. He is excited to be attending Dubai for the first time in 2019! 


Director of Outreach - Michael Wornow

Michael is a junior in Kirkland House originally from Oakland, California. He is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Statistics. Outside of HMC, Michael is involved in the Institute of Politics, writes comedy pieces for Satire V, and does technology for The Crimson. This is his second year with HMC Dubai, and he is incredibly excited to return this January and continue helping students discover their passions for debate and civic engagement.

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Chief of Staff - Charlotte Davis

Hailing from the great state of Kansas, Charlotte is a senior in Quincy House studying History & Literature with a secondary in Spanish. Outside of HMC she enjoys playing soccer, cracking jokes, and learning about the criminal justice system. Charlotte is thrilled to be joining the Dubai conference for the second time in 2019.