Name: Enrique Rene Ortiz
Year: 2nd Year, Class of 2024
Hometown: San Ysidro, CA
Position: Director of Security
Majors: Mathematics; Data Science
Favorite Rally Comm Memory: My favorite Rally Committee memory definitely has to be the New Member Welcome. Rally Comm really went above and beyond to give us new members a memorable experience that made us feel welcome despite it being online this past year.
Fun Fact: I am a BIG Star Wars fan, and yes, I liked the sequel trilogy.
What you’re most looking forward to this year: I’m looking forward to moving up to Berkeley and meeting my Rally Comm members in person!
Name: Mark Maffeo
Year: 3rd Year, Class of 2023
Hometown: Clovis, CA
Position: UC Cannoneer
Major: Applied Mathematics Minor: Political Economy
Favorite Rally Comm Memory: Getting the Axe back after nine long years!
Fun Fact: I currently own a growing collection of 100+ mini college football helmets.
What you’re most looking forward to this year: I’m really looking forward to firing the California Victory Cannon at football games and being more involved with the Bonfire Rally.
Name: Julia Miller
Year: 3rd year, Class of 2023
Hometown: Michigan City, IN
Position: UC Cannoneer
Major: Chemical Engineering Minor: Theater and Performance Studies
Favorite Rally Comm Memory: The majesty of Rally Comm is Blind and its ability to make me crack up every week at meeting.
Fun Fact: I love to crochet! My favorite things to make are hats, blankets, and stuffed animals.
What you’re most looking forward to this year: I’m really looking forward to bringing bonfire back. Since we couldn’t have one last year, we’ll make sure that this year’s is better than ever!
Name: Aidan Newboles
Year: 4th Year, Class of 2022
Hometown: Dana Point, CA
Major: Chemical Engineering
Favorite Rally Comm memory: This past year I really loved participating in Rally Comm is blind! It was so much fun putting on a new persona and trying to piece together who the other contestants were!
Fun Fact: I’ve never had coffee or soda in my life. I really thought I would turn to at least coffee at some point during my past 3 years here but apparently not!
What you’re most looking forward to this year: I’m looking forward to hopefully transitioning to some level of in-person/hybrid year and doing whatever I can to maintain the University’s spirit and pride along the way!