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Matthew Syms

 Assistant Governor  

matthewjsyms@gmail.com

Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy

Glendale

5510 Interact District Council

Mitchell Dodell

5510 Interact District Governor and 5490 Assistant Governor  

dodellmitchell@gmail.com

Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy

Glendale

    

5510 District Governor Mitchell Dodell and 5490 Assistant Governor is a senior at the Herberger Young Scholars Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the founder and president of the HYSA Interact Club. This club was the first in Arizona’s history to be geographically in District 5490, while being sponsored by the Phoenix Squaw Peak Rotary Club in District 5510. He has been a delegate and counselor at RYLA. Along with his duties as District Governor for 5510’s Interact District Council, he is serving as an Assistant Governor for 5490’s Interact District Council. Mitchell also is an intern at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, working with their Care Network and Information Technology Departments.  Mitchell is extremely ecstatic to be District Governor of the Interact District Council for the 2016-2017 year, and hopes to create the foundation for a successful future in our merger with District 5490.

Loralli Johnson

Lieutenant Governor  

lorallilyn@gmail.com

Perry High School

Gilbert

    

Lieutenant Governor Loralli Johnson is a sophomore at Perry High School in Gilbert. She has been a part of District Council for 2 years, and the founder and current President of the Interact club at her high school. She attended RYLA as a delegate, where she had many amazing experiences and opportunities. She plays competitive volleyball, has a passion for art, and is an active Girl Scout. She has been involved with Student Council for 5 years and is the Sophomore Class President at Perry. Loralli cannot wait to further her involvement in Interact and Rotary as 5510's Lieutenant Governor.

Olivia "Liv" Johnson

 Secretary  

ojohnso8@asu.edu

Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy

Glendale

    

District 5510 Secretary Olivia "Liv" Johnson is a sophomore at Herberger Young Scholars Academy in Phoenix. She is the Vice President of the Interact club there, and has helped plan and attended several service projects in the past year. She attended RYLA in 2016 as a delegate, and had an incredible experience. She also enjoys reading, philosophy, and practicing yoga in her spare time. Liv looks forward to the role of Secretary for the IDC 2016 year.

Sonal Cherian

 Assistant Governor  

elephunkhoops@gmail.com

Chandler High School

Chandler 

Assistant Governor Sonal Cherian is a senior at Chandler High School.  He is a part of the National Honors Society and is also a candidate of the newly started International Baccalaureate Career-Related Program.  He is also a part of the Interact Club, Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS), Fishing Club, Math Club, and is also the Secretary of Model United Nations.  He was a part of the AFJROTC and was a flight commander both of years.  He has participated in track & field freshman year and tennis sophomore year; currently, he is a part of the Chandler United Rugby. He also attended RYLA during his sophomore year.

Sam Christensson

 Assistant Governor  

smchristensson@gmail.com

Perry High School

Gilbert 

Assistant Governor Sam Christensson is a senior at Perry High School in Gilbert, Arizona. This is her first year on district council and is secretary at her school’s Interact club. She is the Vice President for her senior class and has been involved in student government for five years. She is also involved in orchestra and has been playing the violin for nine years. Samantha is also involved in a leadership camp, Anytown, where she counsels young leaders. She is super excited to become more involved in Interact, and can't wait for the year!

Rylee Hanson

 Assistant Governor  

rylee.hanson90@yahoo.com

Perry High School

Gilbert

    

Assistant Governor Rylee Hanson is a sophomore at Perry High school. She has been apart of Student Government since elementary school and is currently the Sophomore Class Publicity Manager. She is the Vice President of the Interact Club that she helped start at Perry and is looking forward to serving her community. Some of her hobbies include listening to music, doing makeup, experimenting with fashion, and pretty much anything art related! She is very excited to be an Assistant Governor and can't wait for a fantastic year!

Guadalupe Mabry

 Assistant Governor  

gnmabry98@gmail.com

Marcos de Niza High School

Tempe

    

Assistant Governor Guadalupe Mabry is a senior at Marcos de Niza High School and the president of the MdN Interact Club. She is the drum major of the Padre Pride Marching Band in which she was trumpet section leader for 2 years and enjoys playing her trumpet and trombone in her school’s band. She plays varsity badminton, enjoys the outdoors and writing, and is extremely excited to be an Assistant Governor.

Gigi Ruiz

 Assistant Governor  

grruiz@asu.edu

Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy

Glendale

Assistant Governor Gigi Ruiz is a sophomore at Herberger Young Scholars Academy. She is starting her second year in Interact and has participated and led many community service projects outside her school. She enjoys playing musical instruments, such as piano, clarinet, trumpet, guitar, and violin. She volunteers at the Musical Instrument Museum in her free time, giving tours and actively volunteering She is also the Musical Literacy Outreach Director of the HYSA Thespian Society. Gigi is excited to see what District 5510 and 5490 will accomplish in the 2016-17 year.

Adriana Stoner

 Assistant Governor  

adrianna.stoner@pusd10.org

Payson Center for Success

Payson

Assistant Governor Adrianna Stoner is a junior at Payson Center for Success. She was a delegate for RYLA, and is happily involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters.  Writing and reading are the main points in her life. At Payson Center for Success she’s proudly involved in the yearbook committee. The key facet in her life is to make sure that people are happy and understand that she’s always here to help people. Adrianna loves giving motivational speeches and photography. She plans to get a PhD in Psychology. In her free time, when she’s not busy at work or with school functions, she plays the ukulele and loves to watch kids.

Assistant Governor Matthew Syms is a sophomore at the Herberger Young Scholars Academy.  Matthew has been involved in Interact since his freshman year. Matthew is also a big part of Student Government at his school and is an active member in his Thespian Club.  He is a four-year Boy Scout and has participated in numerous service projects to help benefit his community and is currently working toward his Eagle Scout Rank.  Matthew attended the Stanford Pre-Collegiate Institute and the Barrett Summer Scholars programs to learn many leadership qualities that he will bring to this council.  He loves camping, hiking, reading, and acting in his free time and is committed to improving our club community by participating on the 2016-2017 year of the Interact District Council as an Assistant Governor.

Alexa Twibell

 Assistant Governor  

atwibell17@gmail.com

Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy

Glendale

Assistant Governor Alexa Twibell is a sophomore at the Herberger Young Scholars Academy. This is her second year in Interact and she has a lot of past leadership experience. She has been a competitive cheerleader for ten years at Desert Storm Elite. Through this experience, she has learned the meaning of teamwork, dedication, and how to lead a group of people passionate about accomplishing a goal. She is passionate about traveling, learning about the world, and giving back to her community. Theatre is also an interest of hers and she has learned communication skills.

Rachel Zoneraich

 Assistant Governor  

rzoneraich@gmail.com

Scottsdale Prepatory Academy

Scottsdale

Assistant Governor Rachel Zoneraich is a junior at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her involvement in Rotary began when she founded and became president of the Scottsdale Prep Rotary Interact Club. Rachel is in her second term as president of the Interact Club, and attended RYLA last year. She has been selected to be a part of the Interact District Council as an Assistant Governor and is in charge of all technology aspects. Rachel is also a participant in the Scottsdale Mayor’s Youth Council, The Governor’s Youth Council, plays varsity basketball, is in the student leadership council for her school, and runs the community service program at Scottsdale Prep. Rachel is excited to be a part of the Interact District Council and to help enable Interact District 5510 to continue to grow and develop.

Bridget MacDonald

 5490 Interact District Governor and Representative  

bridgettheswimmer@gmail.com

Mohave High School

Bullhead City

    

5490 Interact District Governor Bridget MacDonald and Representative is a junior at Mohave High School in Bullhead City. In her second year on District Council, she is Captain of the MHS Swim Team, Activities Coordinator for the MHS Interact Club, Secretary of the Mohave Mathletes, and is a member of the National Honor Society and the MHS Speech and Debate Team. She also plays basketball for MHS and for the travel team called Gym Rats. Bridget has been a RYLA Delegate.

Lizzy Kovach

 5490 Representative and Assistant Governor  

lizzykovach@gmail.com

Mountan Ridge High School

Glendale

Assistant Governor Lizzy Kovach is a senior at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale. Lizzy serves as Treasurer of her MRHS Interact Club. She is also in the school's dance program and serves as President of the Ski Club and Outdoor Adventure Club. Volunteering is her passion, but when she is not out helping the community, you can find her outdoors, serving as a lifeguard, hiking, kayaking or paddle boarding. Lizzy has been a RYLA delegate.

Tien Le

 5490 Representative and Assistant Governor  

tienle1028@gmail.com

Mountain Ridge High School

Glendale 

Assistant Governor Tien Le is a senior at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale. She has served as the Public Relations Officer for her MRHS Interact Club, is a dedicated associate in the Best Buddies Program, is a Secretary of National Honor Society, and serves as President of the Anime Club. Outside of school, in addition to weekly volunteering, she enjoys running, hiking and music (piano, guitar and ocarina). Tien has been a RYLA delegate.