As a young alumnus/a, your interests are important to us, and the Human Ecology Young Alumni Council (HEYA) is dedicated to making sure your voice is heard. Founded in 2012, HEYA comprises more than 30 volunteers who graduated from Human Ecology within the past 10 years. HEYA and its three committees — Campus Engagement, Events, and Young Alumni Outreach — focus on communicating your ideas, implementing programs that are relevant and meaningful to you and supporting your professional development.

HEYA wants to help you stay engaged with your fellow recent graduates and to nurture your lifelong connections with Human Ecology and the broader Cornell community. Connect with HEYA today by emailing to share what’s new with you.

Human Ecology Young Alumni Council Members

Nate Houghton ’11
HEYA President
Director of Business Development, Recity

Laura Stokes ’13
HEYA Vice President

Director, State & Community Health Programs, Pacify

David DyTang ’12
HEYA Immediate Past President

Operations Manager, Uber

Hayley Assael '12
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Samantha Berg '09
Experience Design Manager, Five Stars

Rae Dagdagan '16
Freelance Assistant Designer at Thom Browne, Inc.

Emily Decicco '16
University of Pennsylvania Health System

Reed DesRosiers '14

James Dunlea '16
Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University

Julie Ewing '14
Graduate Student, Columbia University

Anton Finucane-Courreges '14
Restructuring Analyst, Lazard

Jaclyn Foster '11
Associate Manager, Marketing, Old Navy

Susan Freeman '13
Eileen Fisher, Inc.

Melanie Gowen '09
Owner, Melanie Gowen Design

Paige Hall '15
Associate of Individual Giving, Teach for America

Winnie Huang '15
Advisory Consultant, Ernst and Young

Ali Hyman '17
Media Consultant, Teneo Holdings

Brittany Jarrett '12
Ph.D./R.D. Human Nutrition, Cornell University

Ashley Jeanlus '11

Darin Jones '10
Director of Discipleship and Christian Education, The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York

Rachael Kermis '12
M.D. Candidate, Ross University School of Medicine

Maeve Kerr '17
Insurance Broker, Marsh

Caroline Krassen '08
Financial Program Manager, MA Port Authority

Renee Lasnier '09
Legal Assistant, ACE Group

Brittany Lutz '12
Senior Analyst, Omnichannel Customer Service at Bloomingdales

Lauren Ritter '13
Associate Attorney, Chadwick, Washington, Moriarity, Elmore & Bunn P.C.

Isaac Rosenberg '13
Private Equity Associate, Avista Capital Partners

Margarita Rozenshteyn '13
Strategic Initiatives Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Laura Santacrose '11
Health Initiatives Coordinator, Gannett Health Services

Michael Stern '14
Morgan Stanley

Ben Tudor '16 Sloan
Associate, Veralon

Joshua Weinstock ‘11
Resident Physician, Cooper University Health Care

Kelly Wilcox '13
Event Coordinator for Undergraduate Admissions, University of New Haven

Samrawit Abraha ’12
Amelia Brown ’12
Natanya DeWeese ’09
Jessica Hsieh ’07
Tracey Hsu ’10
Amanda Mazzotta ’12
Sara Patterson ’08
John Rhee ’12
Marion Robine ’12
Emily Silverstein ’08
Samantha Rubin ’11
Jay Velasco ’10
Zig Wu ’11
Liz Zorn ’10

If you are interested in getting more involved and would like to apply to be a council member,  the Human Ecology Young Alumni Council accepts nominations every year. As a member, you can help leverage the rich talents and resources of the greater alumni community, enhance the visibility of the College and foster increased involvement to achieve Human Ecology’s mission. You can learn more about the nomination cycle and member requirements on our volunteer platform, CUVolunteer.