Executive Board

The executive board of Lawrence International coordinates the efforts of the organization. Throughout the year, it makes decisions regarding LI and spearheads the planning of events. It is mandated with the following:

  1. Achieving the goals and purposes of the organization;
  2. Enforcing compliance with the obligations and duties stated in the Constitution;
  3. Promoting membership participation in all events through sign-ups and advertising of upcoming events;
  4. Planning and carrying out LI activities.

The board is usually composed of nine members elected through general election in early spring. A representative of Waseda exchange students is elected from among the Waseda group in early fall. Traditionally, the director of International Student Services has served as the staff advisor to LI. The president of Lawrence International heads the board and chairs all meetings.


The current executive board of Lawrence International is as follows:

President - Derartu Ahmed, Ethiopia and U.S.A.

Vice President - Ayush Joshi, Nepal

Treasurer - Lê Xuân Lộc, Vietnam

Publicity Manager - Jamie Dong, China

Events Coordinator - Yifu Ding, China

Events Coordinator - Moeka Kamaiya, Japan

Communications Chair - Amanda Chin, China and U.S.A.

Community Building Chair - Michele Haeberlin, U.S.A.

Waseda Representative - Mika Ohara, Japan

Pictured Below are the members of the LI Board