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BOARD MEMBERS

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President

Josie Jayworth

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Joined the club in January 2020. Outside of running I love backpacking, skiing, and science outreach. Current PhD student at Yale studying chemistry, alumna of Fordham track & field.

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Director

Zachary Haas

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Joined the club in Fall 2020. Passionate about many things - but above all else Mariah Carey and Pop-Tarts®. Turned to running as a respite from the calm and relaxing lifestyle of a classical musician.

Public Relations Chair

Tiger Lu

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Joined the club in Fall 2021. Current second year astronomy PhD student at Yale: likes running, planets, kpop, dyeing my hair & board games! Grew up in Shanghai, China, alumni of Caltech XCTF.

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Racing Team Captain

Lizzie Mundell-Perkins

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Joined the club in Summer 2022, looking for some camaraderie and friendly competition! Originally from the U.K., currently completing a Ph.D in English. Enthusiastic about novels, movie night, and winning the CT circuit!

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Apparel Chair

Lexi Cafiero

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Joined the club in Fall 2022.
Former collegiate ice hockey player at Colby College. Outside of running, I love ice hockey, reading, weight-lifting, and playing with my dog. Currently a nursing student at Quinnipiac University and working part-time as an EMT.

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Communications Chair

Crossan Cooper

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Joined the club in Fall 2021 after a 15-year stint as a distance swimmer in the hopes of participating in another sport that takes a long time. Enjoys a good book, a good game of pickup basketball, and just about any good outdoor activity—current Ph.D. student in the Yale Economics department.

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Coach

Jake Jayworth

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Joined the club in January 2020. Outside of running enjoys backpacking, cooking, and reading. Current coach of the Fairfield University Men's and Women's cross country teams, holds a masters degree in exercise science from Southern Connecticut State, alum of Fordham track & field. Read more here.

Finance Chair

Daniel Viray

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Joined the club in Fall 2021, initially looking to run socially. But then became enthusiastic about the racing! Grew up in the Philippines, but spent my adult life in the US/UK. Passionate about data analytics, science, and, of course, athletics!

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Social Co-Chair

Kristin Waters

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Joined the club in 2018, lover of running, reading, and ice cream. Originally from Syracuse, NY but will always love Philadelphia (alumna of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy). Current professor in the pharmacy school at UConn and psychiatric pharmacist at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Social Co-Chair

Edwin Siu

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Can't remember when he officially joined the club. He has been hanging around and running socially with the group since 2014. He enjoys cooking, dislikes hot weather despite growing up in Australia, and has a Pomeranian with an attitude problem named Freddie Mercury.

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DEIB Co-Chair

Nicole Deziel

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Club member since 2014. Current environmental epidemiology professor at Yale. Outside of running can be found reading murder mysteries, eating vegan junk food, or playing pickleball. 

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DEIB Co-Chair

Miche Palmer

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Ran with the club during grad school in 2016, left Elm City for the Big Apple, and then returned in 2022. Has run competitively for teams in MA, VT, SF, and NYC. Outside of running, Miche can be found planting trees for environmental equity, listening to music while cruising around on their vintage bicycle, and looking for trails to explore.

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