Current 2013-2014 Executive Board

 

President

Denise Wengert, class of 2015

Denise Wengert is President of the Business Law Society.  She is currently the Business and Marketing Editor of the American University Business Law Review.  Denise is also serving as a Dean’s Fellow for the Office of Career and Professional Development.  Recently she has interned with the D.C. Government in the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking.

Denise graduated from Ithaca College where she majored in Legal Studies and minored in Sociology.  She is originally from Holland Patent, New York.

Vice President

Ryan Van Olst, class of 2015

Ryan Van Olst is the Vice President of the Business Law Society. He is currently a Senior Staff member on the American University Business Law Review, and Production Assistant on the American University Intellectual Property Brief. Ryan is also serving as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society, as a Senator for the Student Bar Association, and as a Dean's Fellow for the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property. Recently he has worked as a Summer Associate at Gill, Sippel and Gallagher, acquiring experience with Trademark and Trade Dress litigation. His academic focus is within intellectual property law.

Ryan graduated from Florida State University, where he received a B.A. in International Affairs, a B.S. in Political Science, and a minor in Business. He was born and raised in Tampa, FL.

VP of Operations

Emma Burgess Roy, class of 2016

Emma Burgess Roy is Vice President of Operations for the Business Law Society. Emma is also a Junior Staff member on theAdministrative Law Reviewand an ADVANCE mentor.

Emma graduated from the University of Maine where she majored in International Affairs, with focus in Women’s Studies. She is from Auburn, Maine.

Assitant VP of Special Events

Ryan Van Olst, class of 2015

Ryan Van Olst is the Assistant Vice President of Special Events for the Business Law Society. He is currently a Junior Staff member on the American University Business Law Review. Ryan is also on the Executive Board for The Intellectual Property Law Society. Recently he has interned with Social Platform, a Brussels-based alliance of 46 NGO's dedicated to lobbying the EU for increased social and financial inclusion.

Ryan graduated from Florida State University, where he received a B.A. in International Affairs, a B.S. in Political Science, and a minor in Business. He was born and raised in Tampa, FL.

 

VP of Alumni Relations

Sasha Boshart, class of 2015

Sasha Boshart is VP of Alumni Relations of the Business Law Society.  She is currently a Junior Staffer for the Business Law Review.  Sasha has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland at College Park and majored in Government and Politics, specializing in international relations and third world development.  She speaks four languages (English, French, Italian, and Spanish) and  worked as a reporter for the Foster Natural Gas/Oil Report in 2011.  Sasha recently interned at the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and is interested in pursuing a career in international trade or business law.

 

VP of Finace

Christina Fraziero, class of 2016

VP of Marketing

Iyana Smith, class of 2015

VP of Technology

Jaime Garcia De Paredes, class of 2016

Jaime Garcia De Paredes is the VP of Technology for the Business Law Society. Jaime has a BA/BS from The Florida State University and majored in History and Sociology. Jaime is currently the Dean's Fellow for the Business Law Program and recently worked as a Dean's Fellow for the Community Economic Development Clinic at WCL.