Meet the Executive Board
Director: Melisa Rony
Assistant Director: Gianna Trocino
Gianna Trocino Bonner is a fourth-year senior double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. She was born in Orlando, Florida and is proud to represent the Women Student Union as the Assistant Director. She is also a third year Resident Assistant through FSU Housing. She was previously the President of Planned Parenthood: Generation Action and is passionate about politics, women's right, reproductive justice, and LGBTQIA rights. She hopes to make WSU as inclusive, welcoming, and present on campus as possible.
Director of Finance: Rhakyra McCormick
Director of Administration: Tatiana Mappe
Tatiana Mappe is a fourth year student at The Florida State University. She is pursuing a degree in Pre-Pharmacy and currently interns for the Florida Pharmacy Association. As a proud Latina being both Colombian and Cuban, she proudly strives to empower women of all backgrounds in the FSU community. She loves the Women Student Union because it celebrates inclusivity and celebrate the ambition of women empowerment. She proudly serves as the Director of Administration for the 2017-2018 school year.
Political Action Coordinator: Jessica St. Jean
Jessica St Jean is a fourth year student double majoring in Political Science and African American Studies hailing from West Palm Beach, Florida. She is extremely grateful to be a part of this beautiful organization that has allowed her to take her passion of social justice as a way to empower herself and her fellow Seminoles. She is honored to serve as the 2017-2018 Political Actions Coordinator for the Women's Student Union!
Internal Affairs Coordinator: Julia Jordan
External Affairs Coordinator: Leesa Newbon
External Affairs Coordinator: Richan Duhaney
Women's History Month Co-Coordinator: Elizabeth Butcher
Beth Butsher is a sophomore here at FSU majoring in International Affairs. Her current career plan is to become either a history professor or a historian that works on historical documentaries and films! She got into WSU by being on the Women's History Month committee last year. She absolutely fell in love with the events they did and seeing it all come together. A fun fact about her is that she lived in Germany for two years, but only knows how to say, "I want a pretzel with salt," in German.
Women's History Month Co-Coordinator: Myeisha Lumpkin
Public Relations Coordinator: Fabuola Pierre
As a sophomore majoring in Information Communication Technology, Fabuola Pierre is excited to serve on the 2017-18 Women Student Union E-Board and look s forward to an amazing year! She loves WSU because they aren't afraid to challenge the status quo and provide a welcoming atmosphere to the entire Florida State community. One interesting fact about me her that she is a devoted night owl.
Historian: Princess Gafaru
Princess Gafaru is a third year double majoring in Media Communications and Editing, Writing, & Media hailing from Miramar, Florida. She is proud to be apart of the Women Student Union because it provides a setting for women to flourish and progress. In her free time, she loves to read and work on her podcast, Tea with P.
OWL Coordinator: Joelle Lawrence
Joelle Lawrence is a second year majoring in English: Editing, Writing, and Media from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is passionate about the Women Student Union because of the safe space that it provides for women within the FSU community and is to represent WSU as the 2017-2018 OWL Coordinator.
Membership Co-coordinator: Danisha Carrasco
Danisha Carrasco is originally from the beautiful island of the Dominican Republic, but raised in Miami, Florida. #AfroLatinasRock She is currently a junior double majoring in Marketing and Management with aspirations of pursuing a corporate law degree. Her ultimate career goal is to be the CEO of a top 10 Fortune 500 company. Her favorite part of being on the executive board of Women Student Union is working with such a diverse and intelligent cohort of woman from all across campus!
Membership Co-coordinator: Shaylin Horner
Shaylin Horner is a senior majoring in Communication and Media Studies. She is the co-membership coordinator for WSU where she is responsible for ensuring WSU finds the best possible way in getting individuals interested in the organization. WSU is all about women empowerment and educating the student body on women’s issues and she loves it because they support each other and are able to spread awareness on issues that are not commonly discussed.