Executive Board

The President and Vice-President are elected to serve the Student Body at-large, and the rest of the Executive Board is elected internally at the annual Transition Meeting.


Michael Krone


Michael Krone is a senior in the College studying Political Science and Economics with a minor in American Public Policy from Lafayette Hill, PA (right outside of Philadelphia). On the UA, Michael has served as an Associate Member and College Representative on the Student Life Committee, as well as Communications Director, Speaker, and now, President. Michael’s passions for the UA include publicizing university services, expanding access to resources, and promotion of Philadelphia engagement. Outside of the UA, Michael has served as Chair of the Student Activities Council, and is involved in Shabbatones, Mock Trial, Kite and Key, Seniors for the Penn Fund, and the PENNacle Pre-Orientation program. You can usually find Michael in the Office of Student Affairs or catching up on new episodes of House of Cards, Veep, or Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Reach out to Michael with ideas or concerns at president@pennua.org.



Jordan Andrews

Vice President

Jordan Andrews is a junior in the College studying Political Science, French, and American Public Policy. During her freshman and sophomore years, Jordan served on the UA as a New Student Representative and the Communications Director, respectively. This year, she hopes to foster a stronger community within UA Steering by creating an environment for student groups to hear and understand each other's constituencies. In addition, she will prioritize transparency between the Penn administration, student body, and Undergraduate Assembly; accessibility of Penn’s resources; inclusivity and equal opportunity for success; mental wellness initiatives; and community engagement with the Greater Philadelphia area. If you have ideas, questions, concerns, or want to grab coffee (Jordan will be drinking tea but is super happy to meet with you) don't hesitate to reach out to to her at vp@pennua.org



Brian Goldstien


Brian Goldstein is a junior studying Health and Societies with a concentration in Global Health. He is from Newtown, Pennsylvania and was raised with three older sisters. During this year, Brian hopes to work on a variety of projects ranging from improving dining halls to reducing sexual violence across campus. Brian serves as the current Speaker of the UA and is looking forward to meeting with administrators to get projects completed. Outside of the UA, he enjoys working out at the gym and hanging out with friends. If you have any questions or would just like to talk feel free to reach out to him at speaker@pennua.org!


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Natasha Menon 


Natasha Menon is a junior studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics with a minor in Legal Studies and History from Fountain Hills, AZ. Previously having served as the Social Justice Committee Director, Natasha will continue her work as Treasurer of the UA and focus on elevating the voices of marginalized communities on campus. Outside of the UA, she is a member of the Civic Scholars program and the Penn Public Policy Initiative Student Group (PPISG), where she explores her interest in immigration and education policy. She is also a part of the Penn Masti dance team and serves on the PAACH Board of Advisors. Natasha spends her free time reading, exploring the food scene in Philadelphia, and watching shows on Netflix. Reach out to Natasha with any ideas or concerns at treasurer@pennua.org.



Mercedes owens


Mercedes Owens is a sophomore in the College studying Economics with a minor in Consumer Psychology. Originally from Lexington, Tennessee, Mercedes has always dreamed of being capable of making a change in the lives of those around her. As a New Student Representative, she helped broaden the opportunities available for first-generation low-income students at Penn. As Secretary, she hopes to provide the help and support needed not only by UA members, but also the student body. Mercedes is also a part of SPEC and the Power of Penn Campaign Committee.  If you have any questions, ideas, or just want to talk, don’t hesitate to contact her at secretary@pennua.org.