Meet our 2022 - 2023 Executive Board!

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Year: Third

Majors: Business Administration​ & Psychological Science

Hometown: San Ramon, CA

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VIVIEN LI

President

HRMA Experience: VP of Membership (2021-2022), Intern (2021)

Professional Experience:

  • HR Business Partner Intern @ Marvell Technology

  • Student Assistant @ The Paul Merage Center for Digital Transformation

  • University Talent Program Manager @ RippleMatch

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • VP of Company Relations @ Undergraduate Business Association

  • MUSA Representative (2020-21)

"I became involved in HRMA during my first year in search of a community of like-minded individuals who have similar career aspirations as me in order to help foster my personal and professional growth. What I got out of my time in this organization has been so much more valuable than that. Not only did I learn about the nuances of the HR industry from guest speakers, but I've met some of the most supportive and inspiring people that I know who always lift each other up. After receiving mentorship from previous board members, I am so honored to give back to our community and return the favor to all of our members!"

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Year: Fourth

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Psychological Science

Hometown: Milpitas, CA

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KYLA DIZON-UBAY

Executive Vice President

HRMA Experience: Intern (2022), Mentee (2021) 

Professional Experience:

  • HR Intern @ Mosaic Laboratories

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Mentor @ STEAM 

  • Member @ Merage LEADS

"I love the community we have built surrounded by people who love HR and passionate about wanting to educate others about the field. Through HRMA, I was able to gain the confidence, knowledge, and excitement for the Human Resources field and this is something that I want to offer to our current and future members. I have grown such a big love and passion for HRMA and I am very excited to be part of the upward growth and expansion of our HRMA community."

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Year: Fourth

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Urban and Regional Planning

Hometown: Napa, CA

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WILL BORDESSA

Vice President of Operations

Professional Experience: 

  • Business Advisory Services Intern @ Slalom

  • Whole Foods

  • Community College Peer Advisor

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Lambda Phi Nu

  • RUF

"I joined because of the welcoming and motivated community. Everyone is so passionate about pursuing their goals and I love how HRMA has brought HR to a prominent place in the UCI community, and I can’t wait to see how it grows!"

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Year: Second

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Pico Rivera, CA

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EDDIE RIOS

Vice President of Operations

HRMA Experience: MUSA Club Exploration Initiative Representative (2022)

Professional Experience: ​

  • Student Assistant @ Paul Merage Specialty Masters Programs Office

  • Research & Business Analyst @ Mentor Global Consultants

Campus Involvements: ​

  • Lambda Phi Nu

  • MUSA Representative (2021-22)

"I stumbled across HRMA through a MUSA Reps initiative, but very quickly found an uplifting community that encouraged me to explore the various facets of HR."

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Year: Fourth

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: La Crescenta, CA

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HELEN MANOUILIAN

Vice President of Membership

HRMA Experience: Intern (2022), Mentee (2021)

Professional Experience:

  • HR/Recruiting Intern @ Andersen 

  • Intern @ Laura Friedman (Assembly member)

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Armenian Students' Association

"I was interested in human resources and wanted to see if it was the right path for me. The board members were very friendly from the first meeting. Thankfully I joined because HRMA motivated me to find an internship in the field."

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Year: Fourth

Major: Business Economics

Hometown: Brea, CA

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ELLY MIN

Vice President of Membership

HRMA Experience: Intern (2022), Mentee (2021)

Professional Experience:

  • HR/Admin Intern @ Origence

  • Accounting Intern @ Fredric H Rubel Jewelers

  • Sales Associate

  • Administrative Assistant

"I joined HRMA for the incredible HR community! I transferred to UCI because I saw great potential in this organization. Everyone here is so welcoming, humble, and hard-working and it's a pleasure working with them."

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Year: Third

Major: Business Administration

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Hometown: Long Beach, CA

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STACY CHUNG

Vice President of External Relations

HRMA Experience: VP of Marketing (2021-2022), MUSA Club Exploration Initiative Representative (2021)

Professional Experience:

  • Student Assistant @ Paul Merage Specialty Masters Programs Office

  • Marketing Associate @ Keller Williams Real Estate

  • Store Associate @ Meet Fresh

Other Campus Involvements: ​

  • MUSA Associate (2021-22)

 

"I joined HRMA because I wanted to pursue my interest in HR and HRMA was able to provide all the resources needed to kickstart my journey. HRMA is one of the most inclusive organization and everyone is so welcoming! I LOVE HRMA!"

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Year: Second

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

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JUSTIN CHAO

Vice President of External Relations

HRMA Experience: Intern (2022)

Professional Experience:

  • Contingent Workforce Intern @ Western Digital

  • Digital Marketing Manager @ Luxart Lights 

  • Marketing Intern and Social Media Manager @ Terra Pocket

Other Campus Involvements: ​

  • SCNO Associate Consultant

  • MUSA Representative (2021-22)

 

"I was recommended by John Kim to join after hearing his introduction of HR. Because of this club, I found a passion for HR and am excited to continue exploring the field."

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Year: Third

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Psychological Science

Hometown: Fremont, CA

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ALISA TSANG

Vice President of Marketing

HRMA Experience: Intern (2022), Mentee (2021)

Professional Experience:

  • People Strategy & Planning Intern @ Western Digital

  • Peer Academic Advisor @ Paul Merage School of Business

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Kesem @ UCI 

  • VISIONS Leadership

"I joined HRMA because I was curious about HR and interested in learning more about the different areas. Through the mentorship and internship program, I got to experience a fun and supportive atmosphere from everyone in the club that helped to enhance my experience at UCI. I hope to provide the same experience to current and future members and to inform more people about HR."

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Year: Third

Majors: Business Administration & Education Sciences

Hometown: Garden Grove, CA

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GAM CAO

Vice President of Marketing

Professional Experience:

  • Talent Acquisition Intern @ DreamWorks

  • Student Administrative Assistant @ UCI Center for Excellence in Writing & Communication

  • Talent Acquisition Specialist Intern @ ActOne Group (2021)

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Staffer @ Student Parent Orientation Program (2022)

  • Summer Bridge & STEP Intern @ Administrative Internship Program (2021-22) 

  • VP of Marketing @ Women in Leadership (2021-22)

  • Mentor @ Antleader Mentorship Program (2020-22) 

"I joined HRMA because I wanted to learn more about the HR field, and I really felt like everyone in this organization wants you to succeed. From the events that I was able to attend, I felt like the board members created such a welcoming and supportive environment, and I want to give back by doing the same for our future general members! I chose VP of Marketing in particular since I thought it would allow me to be creativity while still be in the HR field. So excited for everything we have planned this year!!"