Executive Board


Whitney Cravens


Whitney is a senior studying economics and political science. With aspirations to leave the world better off than she found it, she hopes to one day serve in the U.S. Foreign Service. A Midwest-native, Whitney could not be more excited to lead AIRC as President this year.

Vice President

Sam Raburn


Sam is an international economics student going into his last year at UA. Originally from Germany, and proud to be the AIRC VP this year, he lives and breathes all that’s international! After graduating, he wants to work for a governmental entity.


Rob Harrington


Rob is a passionate and humorous campus citizen. He serves as a SGA Senator, Honors College Ambassador and Starbucks barista. After he rolls out of Tuscaloosa, Rob hopes to attend law school and serve the good people of the USA on Capitol Hill.

ALMUN Secretary General

Abigail Kappelman


Abigail Kappelman is a junior from Austin, Texas. Passionate about global health, AIRC has allowed her to learn about international affairs while also allowing her to participate in Model UN (preferably the World Health Organization!) and lead ALMUN.

Head Delegate

Sarah Forland


Outreach Director

Clayton Lawing


Clayton is a Sophomore from Montgomery, AL majoring in Human Resources Management and minoring in the Blount Scholars Program. He is an avid fan of all things regard the former members of One Direction and is always ready for a debate on LGBT issues.

Communications Director

Zachary Boros


This year, Zach is excited to serve AIRC as the Communications Director.  Outside of AIRC Zach is an Opinions Columnist for The Crimson White and a Justice for the SGA’s Judiciary Board.  His hobbies include politics, writing, and Starbucks.

MUNOP Director

Jake Miller


Jake is a rising junior here at UA and is entering his third year as a member of the Alabama International Relations Club. Outside of AIRC, he is a member of the mock trial team and a justice on the Student Judiciary.

TILE Coordinator

Amanda Flamerich


Amanda is a junior majoring in public relations and marketing.  As TILE Coordinator, Amanda seeks to strengthen community ties through dedicated community service action and cultural appreciation.  Following graduation, Amanda hopes to live in a big city, likely putting her crisis management skills to good use.