Ryan Ackles

Name: Ryan Ackles

Year: 4th Year, Class of 2022

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA

Position: Director of External Relations

Major: Media Studies; Minor: Political Economy

Favorite Rally Comm Memory: 2019 Big Game

Fun Fact: I am a triplet! My brother goes to UCLA and my sister goes to USC.

What you’re most looking forward to this year: Continuing timeless UC Rally Committee traditions and spending time with my friends in the Committee!

Bella Lopez

Name: Bella Lopez

Year: 2nd Year, Class of 2024

Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA

Position: Director of Traditions

Majors:History; Media Studies

Favorite Rally Comm Memory: I love being chaotic at meetings, going on walks with members from the committee, and going to post banquet!

Fun Fact: I love to travel and my favorite place that I have visited is Boston!
What I’m most looking forward to this year: I am looking forward to creating a fun and exciting community for committee members at events like cookie baking and midnight singing. I am also super excited to use my pitch pipe and lead our amazing Cal songs!!

Paulina Nguyen

Name: Paulina Nguyen

Year: 3rd Year, Class of 2023

Hometown: Vista, CA

Position: Vice Chair of Communications

Majors: Political Science and Music 

Favorite Rally Comm Memory: Oregon Trip 2019! This was one of my favorite Rally Comm trips where I got to meet so many amazing older members and bond with some of my best friends, including the amazing Bridget Bernet. Even though we lost the game, I will never forget the memories I made on this trip!

Fun Fact: I love to sing and I’ve been songwriting since middle school. Currently, I sing Soprano 2 for the California Golden Overtones, Cal’s all-women acapella group.

What you’re most looking forward to this year: I am looking forward to transitioning back to all the fun in-person events that Rally Comm does, including Bonfire, road trips, and special events! I can’t wait to see everyone at meeting in person again.