President - Shelby Kuehnle

Class of 2023

Major(s): Molecular and Cellular Biology

Minors: History and Business

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Ties to: Puerto Rico

“ALAS is a community where I not only get to experience and share my culture with others, but I also get to learn about other Latin American cultures as well. ALAS is a place to meet new people, make friends, and be comfortable being myself.”

Vice President - Daniel Martinez

Class of 2024

Major(s): Human & Organizational Development and Computer Science

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Ties to: Venezuela

“A welcoming community and an environment to celebrate Hispanic culture”

Secretary- Isabela Arcila

Class of 2024

Major(s): Neuroscience & Medicine, Health, and Society

Minor: Political Science

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Ties to: Colombia

“ALAS is a place where I can find other people who have the same love and appreciation for Hispanic and Latinx culture as I do!”


Treasurer- Fatima Roque

Class: 2023

Major: Neuroscience

Minors: Medicine, Health, and Society and Data Science

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Ties to: Guanajuato, Mexico

“Finding a community where I am able to double-down on my identity. It feels amazing to celebrate, connect and share rich traditions with students from both similar and diverse backgrounds.”

Special Events Co-Chair - Diana Zamarripa

Class: 2025

Majors: Medicine, Health, and Society & Gender and Sexuality Studies

Minor: Latinx Studies

Hometown: Houston, TX

Ties to: Mexico

“Coming from a Latinx-dominated city to a city where the Latinx isn’t as large was hard at first but ALAS has allowed me to find a safe space to embrace my culture and roots. I look forward to attending ALAS events and getting to know more of the members because I like knowing that I have them as a support group.”

Service and Advocacy Co- Chair - Salwa Daouk

Class: 2025

Majors: Law, History, and Society & Political Science

Minors: Arabic and Chinese

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Ties to: Mexico

What does ALAS mean to you?
“ALAS represents a strong community of Latinos that I can congregate and socialize with while also being able to learn from fellow Latinx students at Vandy.”

Café con Leche Co-Chair - Via Quiroga

Class: 2025

Major: Neuroscience

Minor: Gender and Sexuality Studies

Hometown: Berkeley Heights, NJ

Ties to: Cuba

“To me, ALAS is an organization where I can meet students like myself, and I can share my culture with students who are from other parts of the world.”