2022-2023 REC Managers and Analysts

Diya Courty-Stephens, CMC '23,  Manager

Diya Courty-Stephens, CMC '23, Manager

About Diya

I’m Diya Courty-Stephens from Victoria, BC, Canada. I’m a third year at CMC majoring in Environment, Economics, and Politics. I’m super pumped to be joining the Green Consulting team this year. When I’m not studying for classes, I love going on hikes, playing soccer, and busting some jams on the ukulele.

Wesley Dale, CMC'23, Manager

Wesley Dale, CMC'23, Manager

About Wesley
Ben Eibl, CMC'23, Analyst

Ben Eibl, CMC'23, Analyst

About Ben

My name is Ben Eibl, I am a junior at CMC from Vienna, Austria. I am majoring in Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) and part of the Energy Team at the REC. On campus, I am involved with the Environmental Affairs Committee and the club soccer team. In my free time I like to spend time with friends playing Mario Kart.

Lizzie Mitchell CMC'23, Oversight Manager

Lizzie Mitchell CMC'23, Oversight Manager

About Lizzie

Lizzy Mitchell is a part of the Class of 2023 at CMC. Lizzy grew up in Weston, Connecticut. She is majoring in Economics with a Data Science sequence. She cultivated her interest in the environment in high school where she engaged in an independent study entitled, “Evaluating the Reefs of The Bahamas – What is it Worth?” Lizzy is passionate about sustainable and socially impactful companies, and she hopes to pursue a career in sustainable private equity. In her free time she enjoys scuba diving, cooking, and traveling to national parks.

Lia Harel CMC '23, Manager

Lia Harel CMC '23, Manager

About Lia

Lia Harel is a member of the Class of 2023 at Claremont McKenna College, majoring in Philosophy and Public Affairs. She has a strong background in grassroots organizing and policy advocacy from previous work in her home state of Minnesota. At CMC, Lia is the manager of the Energy Team at the REC and a technician at the CMC Bike Shop. Her other passions include climbing, cycling, creative writing, and graphic design.

Rohan Gowda Thanh Quang,  POM '23, Manager

Rohan Gowda Thanh Quang, POM '23, Manager

About Rohan

Rohan is a junior at Pomona College, and is a part of the Policy and Outreach team! He is majoring in biology, and is considering graduate studies in marine biology. In his free time, he enjoys playing volleyball, jump roping, reading, watching movies, and cleaning his room. Ever since he read Why We Sleep, he’s been on a constant battle to average 7 hours of sleep over the semester. He’s not doing too bad!

Umit Suri, CMC '23, Analyst

Umit Suri, CMC '23, Analyst

About Umit
My name is Umit! I am a freshman at CMC. I am most likely going to major in science management. I am joining the energy team. When I am not doing work, I am either playing sports, videogames or hanging out with friends.
Spencer Nicholas, PIT '23, Analyst

Spencer Nicholas, PIT '23, Analyst

About Spencer

Spencer is a third-year Environmental Policy student at Pitzer College and is currently working on the Conservation Team. His academic interests include public land advocacy and equitable access to outdoor spaces. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Spencer spends nearly all his free time in the mountains cycling, hiking, skiing, or just reading a good book.

Carolina Auerbach, CMC '25, Analyst

Carolina Auerbach, CMC '25, Analyst

About Carolina

My name is Carolina Auerbach and I am a first-year from the Bay Area joining the Natural Sciences Team! I am intending on dual-majoring in Environmental Analysis and International Relations with a sequence in Italian and in my free time I love surfing, skiing, hiking, and reading. I am looking forward to gaining the experience and connections that will allow me to learn, grow, and ultimately be able to pursue my passions in conservation and environmental justice.

Daniel Branstetter, Analyst

Daniel Branstetter, Analyst

About Spencer

Daniel Branstetter is an undeclared student from Pittsburgh, PA. He joined the REC in Fall 2021, on the Energy Team, and looks forward to learning more about energy technology from his colleagues.

Lilly Chertock, CMC '25, Analyst

Lilly Chertock, CMC '25, Analyst

About Lilly

Lilly Chertock (Los Angeles, CA) is a first-year at CMC, hoping to major in Environment, Economics, and Politics (EEP). Her passion for environmental work began in her freshman year of high school, and since then, she’s led a variety of climate communication projects. She has also been a member of the Climate Action Santa Monica Climate Corps for more than three years, and is currently serving as a board member for the Verdani Institute for the Built Environment (VIBE). Lilly is thrilled to continue pursuing climate justice and sustainability through her work at the REC.

Ben Willett, PIT '23, Analyst

Ben Willett, PIT '23, Analyst

About Santi

Ben is a Junior at Pitzer majoring in Environmental Analysis. He is interested in societal connections and disconnections to the natural world, and embraces the opportunity to learn more with every project at the REC. Outside of work, he dives for the PP Swim and Dive team, collects too many books for his bookshelves, and plays board games with friends until the wee hours of the night.

Sonja Woolley, CMC '24, Analyst

Sonja Woolley, CMC '24, Analyst

About Sonja

My name is Sonja, I’m a second-year at CMC dualing in International Relations and Film Studies, and I’m so excited to be working with the Policy & Outreach Team this year! I grew up in Southern Pines, NC and love to eat baked goods, watch movies but call them ‘films’, go surfing, take photos, take photos OF surfing, and do anything on the ocean. At CMC, I’m a leader for the Outdoor Initiative Club and am also a member of ROTC. I am so stoked to be joining the REC this year!