2022-2023 REC Managers and Analysts
Carolina Auerbach, CMC '25, Analyst
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.
Lilly Chertock, CMC '25, Analyst
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.
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
Ben Eibl, CMC'23, Analyst
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.
Lia Harel CMC '23, Manager
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.
Lizzie Mitchell CMC'23, Oversight Manager
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.
Spencer Nicholas, PIT '23, Analyst
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.
Umit Suri, CMC '23, Analyst
Rohan Gowda Thanh Quang, POM '23, Manager
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!
Ben Willett, PIT '23, Analyst
Sonja Woolley, CMC '24, Analyst
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!