Secretariat Bios







Rebekah Traficante
Secretary-General

Rebekah Traficante is serving as Secretary-General of NWMUN-Seattle 2015. This is her fourth year on staff with here at NWMUN-Seattle; she previously attended the conference twice as a delegate. Rebekah is a graduate from the University of Washington in 2012, where she triple majored in Political Science: International Security; Near Eastern Languages & Civilization; and Anthropology, and focused much of her studies on the effects of WMDs on Human Populations. She currently works for the University of Washington's Department of Laboratory Medicine and in her spare time enjoys hiking and Bar Method.

Rebekah's email address is sg.seattle@nwmun.org.





Samantha Winn
Director-General
Samantha Winn joins the NWMUN-Seattle 2015 Executive Secretariat as Director-General, in her fourth year with the conference. Samantha has participated as a delegate and staff member in several regional, national, and international MUN conferences. Samantha graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a minor in International Relations and a double major in History and Political Science. She holds an MS in Library and Information Science from Drexel University. Samantha currently works as an archivist specializing in preserving the history of marginalized communities.

To reach Samantha, please email her at dg.seattle@nwmun.org.





Morgan Deters
Chief of Staff

Morgan Deters has been involved in MUN since she was a freshman in high school in 2005. Since then, she has attended over 30 conferences as a delegate or staff member. She has served on Committee Staff 6 times for NWMUN-Seattle and NWMUN-Portland, and is very excited to be returning to the conference as the Chief of Staff for the second time at NWMUN-Seattle 2015. Morgan graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR in 2013 with a double major in International Affairs and Economics, having served 3 years as President of the Lewis & Clark Model UN Club. She now works for a financial advisor in Portland, OR.

Morgan can be reached via email at cos.seattle@nwmun.org.





Doug Siegel 
Assistant Secretary-General for Logistics 

Doug Siegel is excited to be joining Northwest Model United Nations-Seattle 2015 as Assistant Secretary-General for Logistics. This is Doug's fourth year participating in NWMUN-Seattle, including three years as a delegate. Doug graduated from the University of Washington with a major in Political Science. He currently works for Microsoft in Seattle, where he manages marketing events.

You can contact Doug at asgl.seattle@nwmun.org.





Charlie Walentiny
Assistant Secretary-General for Conference Services

Charlie Walentiny returns to Northwest Model United Nations Conference as Assistant Secretary-General for Conference services for 2015, after serving as the Networking and Technology Manager in 2013 and ASG-CS for the 2014 conference. Charlie has participated as both a delegate and staff member within the Model United Nations community while pursuing a degree in Journalism at Western Washington University, focusing on Public Relations. Charlie also works as a Information Technology Specialist and in his free time is n avid mountain-biker and musician.

Charlie's email address is asgcs.seattle@nwmun.org.