Meet the Board Fall 2020

Julia Machaj Steven Kao
Julia is a senior studying Mechanical Engineering. She joined Habitat her freshman year and has participated in Alt Breaks to Oregon and Washington. Having worked with Habitat since high school, she is excited to lead the chapter through our virtual school year! "Habitat is something that's close to my heart and I'm glad I get to work on the E-Board to make a difference!" Steven is a junior majoring in Physiology and Neurobiology in the Honors program! He has been part of Habitat for Humanity since his high school club, serving as secretary, and now as Co-President! He joined because he firmly believes that everyone should have access to proper and affordable housing. Steven is excited to navigate through these difficult and unprecedented times to continue making a difference in the community.

Vice President

Stephen Tiberio
Steve is a senior Management Information Systems major with a minor in Analytics. He is looking forward to leading the organization through this challenging year while working with a phenomenal executive board. Steve has been a member of Habitat since his sophomore year. He loves the opportunities that Habitat has to offer, from community service to making valuable friendships


Emily Zarrilli
Emily is a junior Pre-PT Allied Health major from Rocky Hill, CT. She's been in Habitat at UConn for 2 years now. "The people in Habitat are the most comforting and supportive people I've ever met and they made me ultimately want to become part of the E-Board! I love everything that Habitat stands for and it is awesome being part of this chapter!"


Sam Narducci
Samantha is a senior majoring in Accounting. She has been incredibly involved with our chapter and even went on an Alt Break to Wilmington, NC! Her focus in this organization is to organize and manage financial interactions and raise money for the chapter.Ā  She hopes to see the chapter grow in its outreach programs and across the campus. This is her second year on the executive board and is excited for what UConn Habitat is going to accomplish this year!

Fundraising Director

Audra Logan
Audra is a senior Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences major, as well as a Psychology major. This will be her third year in Habitat, but not just at UConn; she was also in the Habitat for Humanity chapter when she attended Tulane University her freshman year. She is humbled and excited to take on her position as fundraising director! Her goal for this year is really engaging the UConn community in learning about housing insecurity and making it known that it happens not only around the world but in their backyard.

Creative Director

Rachel Lamore
Rachel is a junior Marketing and Spanish major. In Spring of 2019, she went on the Alternative Spring Break trip to Cowlitz County, Washington. After she graduates, she hopes to work for a nonprofit organization in their Marketing and Communications department. For her second year on the Executive Board, she is excited to find ways to engage members virtually and advocate for affordable and adequate housing through social media.

Volunteer Coordinator

Celeste Cuellar
Celeste is a junior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and minoring in Psychology. "My first year with Habitat I went on an awesome Alternative Spring Break trip to Wilmington, NC. With my position as Volunteer Coordinator, my goal is to make sure that everyone gets a chance to feel involved and connected with the community." This is her first year on the board and despite the challenges to come, she is looking forward to seeing what Habitat can accomplish!

Alternative Spring Break Coordinator

Liv Adcox
Olivia is a junior here at UConn. She is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. This will be her third year being part of Habitat for Humanity. "I joined Habitat to get more involved with community volunteer work and to take advantage of the Alternative Spring Break programs they have. I would recommend this club to anyone who is ready to break out of their comfort zone :)."


Edit: Alternative Spring Break trips through Collegiate Challenge have been suspended until the end of 2021 but Liv is still a Habitat Homie! šŸ™‚