Inter Housing Council

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Community Council & RA Event Planners - Complete this form to start your event-planning process! 

We are excited that you are looking to get involved in your on-campus residential experience! 

Get Involved in IHC

  • Fall Quarter - Interested in joining your council? Find your council info on the Community Council tab or talk to your RA or CSD on how to get involved. 
  • Winter Quarter - Ongoing council recruitment
  • Spring Quarter - IHC Executive Board and Event Team interviews and selection occurs.
  • 2023-2024 Academic Year Positions (CLOSED):
    • Event Team applications are currently CLOSED, will reopen on Handshake job #6272312! Help host our free, large-scale, late-night events in Housing!

Email ihc@calpoly.edu for more information!

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Lena Nguyen (she/hers)

IHC President

I’m a second-year Business Administration major interested in concentrating in Real Estate finance! This is my second year working with IHC and my first time on the Executive Board. I’m looking forward to meeting the new Community Council members and discussing new proposals during Advocacy Board.

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Emmanuel Rivera-Romo (he/him)

IHC Vice President of Operations

I’m a fourth year Business Administration Major concentrating in accounting. This is my third year working with IHC and my second year on the Executive Board. I’m looking forward to helping all community councils operate as efficiently as possible.

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Kristia Alvarez (she/hers)

IHC Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

I’m a second year Experience Industry Management Major concentrating in tourism and hospitality. This is my second year working with IHC, and I’m excited to, reach out to various cultural clubs to recognize them in our Advocacy Board meetings.

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Carmen Smith (she/hers)

IHC Vice President of Marketing

I’m a fourth year Food Science major concentrating in Advanced Food Science. This is my third year on the IHC Executive Board, I am excited to improve the visibility of IHC events and initiatives.

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Galilee Wirth (she/hers)

IHC Vice President of Programming

I’m a third year Business Administration major concentrating in accounting! This is my first year working with IHC, but my second year working with University Housing, as I was a Resident Advisor last year. I’m super excited to work on building connections with our community councils and supporting them in producing awesome events for our on-campus residents.

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Samuel Rueda (he/him)

IHC Professional Staff Advisor

I was a First Gen/Low Income student originally from the Los Angeles area and I attended Cal Poly, earning both my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and my Master's Degree in Higher Educational Counseling & Student Affairs. I recently returned to from working three years at Vassar College in their Office of Residential Life as a House Advisor. I have a passion for connecting with students and supporting their journey in higher education and connecting with communities to make their SLOme away from home that much more enjoyable! I look forward to seeing folx at our programs and advocating for their communities on their Inter Housing Councils! residents.

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