The Undergraduate Finance Board is composed of 12 elected students: the Chair, the Vice Chair, Student Activities Chair, UCS-UFB Liaison, and 8 at-large representatives. Each representative is responsible for supporting and representing approximately 20 student groups. Questions on budgets, policies, or anything related to UFB should be directed to your student group's assigned representative. 

Not sure who your representative is? Check out our current board members below to find out - ordered alphabetically by first name! If they don't respond to your emails, please reach out to Julian or Fatou! 


UFB Leadership

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Julian De Georgia - UFB Chair or

Hi everyone - my name is Julian! I am a senior studying Applied Mathematics - Economics and am originally from Cleveland, Ohio. I joined UFB my freshman year and have been working ever since to improve our transparency and make our funding process easier for student groups to navigate! I really care about improving UFB, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any suggestions for things that we can be doing better. Outside of classes and UFB, I spend my time playing jazz piano, volunteering as an SAT tutor, and taking part in the Brown Consulting Club.

The UFB Chair doesn’t directly represent any student groups, but feel free to reach out to me if you any trouble getting in touch with your representative!


Fatoumata Kabba - UFB Vice Chair

Hi, I’m Fatou, a sophomore from New York City! I love UFB because all of the diverse and interesting people I get to work with on our board and within student groups. I’m super thrilled to help make our space and funding process more inclusive and equitable this year! So please reach out to me about anything you’d like to see/have concerns about. In my free time, I love cooking and hanging out on rooftops. You can always find me laying on a green or in the Ivy room.

GROUPS: Special Events Committee, Brown Lecture Board, Ivy Council, Brown Concert Agency, Freshman Class Coordinating Board, Sophomore Class Coordinating Board, Junior Class Coordinating Board, Senior Class Coordinating Board, Undergraduate Council of Students


UFB Representatives


Akilesh Raman

Hi! My name is Akilesh Raman and I’m a sophomore concentrating in Applied math and Economics. I was born in California and grew up in Chennai, India. At Brown I’m involved with elementary school tutoring (BEAM), the intercollegiate finance journal (IFJ) and Beta Rho Pi, among other clubs. You can find me exploring restaurants on Thayer, playing pool below the Blue Room or camping in the Rock during finals season.

GROUPS: Badmaash, Brown Ballroom Dance Team, Camp Kesem, Chattertocks, Brown University Comedy Conference, Brown Democrats, Entrepreneurship Program, Greek Council, Intercollegiate Finance Journal, Jabberwocks of Brown University, Mezcla, Mock Trial, Brown Model United Nations, No Labels at Brown University, Brown Noser, Brown Outing Club, Poler Bears, Project Sunshine at Brown, South Asian Students Association, Sustainable Food Initiative, Brown University Swing Club


Alex Song

Hi, I am a senior from Boston concentrating in Biology and Economics, and I am the Student Activities Chair for UCS, where I oversee club creation and re-categorization. I am heavily involved in Alzheimer’s research and the nonprofit/special needs community, and I enjoy food documentaries (“Ugly Delicious” on Netflix is great) and painting, and you can always catch me at the OMAC playing basketball.

GROUPS: Alumnae Hall Advisory Board, Brown Alzheimer's Activists, Brown University Animal Assisted Therapy, Athletes in Action, Brown Ballroom Dance Club, Best Buddies at Brown, Black Christian Ministries, Brown China Summit, Eye-to-Eye, Green Events Consulting Group, Brown Healthcare Investment Group, Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere, Brown University Sexual Health Education, Sunrise RI


Anika Ahluwalia

Hi, my name is Anika Ahluwalia, and I’m a freshman from Minnesota planning to concentrate in Computer Science and Economics. Aside from UFB, I’m involved in Women in Computer Science and STEMS tutoring at Hope High School. In my free time, I love attempting (and failing) at arts and crafts and exploring new restaurants.

GROUPS: Brown Animal Rights Coalition, Brown University Arab Society, Catalyst Journal, Environmental Justice at Brown, Food Recovery Network, Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan, Brown Google igniteCS, The League of United Black Woman, Partners in Health Engage, Round Magazine, TheSmart Woman Securities, Strait Talk, Student Labor Alliance, The United World Colleges Club (The UWC Club), Women in Business


Ellis Clark

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GROUPS: Black Pre-Med Society, Chinese Students Association, Brown Derbies, Filipino Alliance, Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Pakistani Students Association at Brown, Brown Progressive Action Committee, Project LETS, Rhode Island Urban Debate League, Scientists for a Sustainable World, Sexual Health Awareness Group, Shades of Brown, Southeast Asian Studies Initiative, Brown Stand Up Comics, Brown University Student Birding Club, Students of Caribbean Ancestry


Gianna DeVincenzo

Hi! My name is Gianna DeVincenzo, and I am a second year student from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Outside of UFB, I love to hang out with friends and try all the different food that Thayer Street has to offer! I am super excited to be working with so many diverse and fascinating student groups this semester, and cannot wait to meet the interesting people that each group has to offer. 

GROUPS: Bikes at Brown, Body and Sole, BruNotes, Brown Campaign for Burma, Catholic Pastoral Council, Carefree Clinic, Darkroom Photography Club, Habeshawi Initiative, Hansori, The Intergalactic Community of A Cappella at Brown University, Brown University Lion Dance, Native Americans at Brown, Brown Noise, Brown’s Organization of Multiracial and Biracial Students, Out of Hand Juggling Club, Partnership for Adult Learning, The Petey Greene Program At Brown University, Reformed University Fellowship, Self Expression for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Students for Samaritans


Jeewon Shin

Hello! I'm Jeewon Shin, a junior concentrating in Applied math and Economics. I was born in Minnesota, grew up in Hong Kong and currently reside in Seoul. At Brown, I am involved with Buxton International House, Ivy Film Festival, Women in Business, and UFB! In my spare time, I love making a good cup of tea and watching art films. 

GROUPS: Attitude Dance Company, Brown Anime Society, College Hill Independent, Disney A Cappella, Fusion Dance Company, Hong Kong Student's Association, Japanese Cultural Association, Korean Adoptee Mentoring Program, Korean American Students Association, Korean International Students Association, Brown Kpop Dance Association, Mixed Asian/Pacific Islander Students' Heritage Club, Production Workshop, Skorts, Socially Responsible Investment Fund, Brown Space Engineering, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Brown Taiwan Society, Write It Brown Noveling Club, Yoga and Mindfulness Club


Mukul Khanna

Hi! My name is Mukul and I'm a freshman planning on concentrating in APMA-Econ. I'm from Mumbai, India and I love playing basketball at the OMAC and taking photos around campus. Apart from UFB, I am also involved with the Brown Daily Herald (BDH) , Food Recovery Network (FRN), and a couple investment groups at Brown.

GROUPS: Brown Aerial and Acrobatics, Brown Band, Bridges International, China Care Brown, Christian Fellowship, Clerestory Journal of the Arts, Connect for Health, Gendo Taiko, Generation Citizen, GlobeMed at Brown University, Hellenic Students Association, Mariachi de Brown, Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, Brown Music Co-op, Musical Forum, PLME Undergraduate Senate, Pre-Medical Chapter of the American Medical Student Association, Queer Alliance, Republican Club of Brown University, Resumed Undergraduate Student Association, Team HBV, TEDxBrownU Club, The Triple Helix Science Journal


Nimo Ismail

Hi, my name is Nimo Ismail! I am an Economics Concentrator from Columbus, Ohio. I will be a junior this year, Class of 2021! My involvement on campus includes the Bonner Community Fellowship, the Undergraduate Finance Board, and the Brown Debating Union. When I am not doing academics or extracurriculars, I am exploring Providence, hanging out with friends or enjoying food.

GROUPS: A Better World by Design, African Students' Association, Black in Business at Brown, Brown Brain Bee, Brown University Chess Club, Collegiate Consulting Group, Brown Debating Union, Brown Esports Team, fashion@brown, First Generation College Students at Brown, Brown Formula Racing: Society of Automotive Engineers, Brown Investment Group, Ivy Film Festival, Brown Madrigal Singers, Brown Muslim Students' Association, Brown Opera Productions, Quiz Bowl, Brown Salsa Club, SoBear Activities Club, Society of Women Engineers, Brown Students for Justice in Palestine

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Okezie Okoro

Hi! My name is Okezie Okoro; I am a second year student from Baltimore, MD, concentrating on Economics. On campus, as well as the UFB, I’m involved with Black in Business at Brown as well as Harambee House. When I’m not doing academic or extracurricular work, you can find me doing a lot of things, which include hanging out with friends, listening to music, watching sports, or anything else.

GROUPS: The Alef Beats, Black Student Union, The Brotherhood, BRYTE (Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring & Enrichment), Dominican Students at Brown, Folk Musicians of Brown, Iranian Student Association, The Brown Meditation Community, Brown University Merlions, Out of Bounds, Quest Scholars at Brown, Reel Features, SCRAP, Shakespeare on the Green, Tink Knit at Brown, Vietnamese Student's Association, VISIONS, What's on Tap?, WORD! Performance Poetry Group


Phil Champagne

Hi, my name is Phillip Champagne and I’m a junior from South Florida studying Political Science and Development studies. I was born and raised in South Florida with a family very active in the Haitian community down there. You can catch me on campus DJ-ing at 360 radio or studying and laughing in the ratty.

GROUPS: American Civil Liberties Union, Black Pre-Law Association, Critical Review, Design for America, Feminists at Brown, Brown University Film Forum, Brown Ground Breakin', imPulse Dance Company, Brown Journal of World Affairs, Latin American Students Organization, Brown University Motion Pictures, National Society of Black Engineers, Brown Political Review, Pre-Law Society, SOMOS Latino Literary Magazine, Brown Student and Community Radio, Swearer Tutoring and Enrichment in Math and Sciences, Table Tennis Club, Brown United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Chapter, Vagabond Magazine