Board of Directors

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Clint Elbow


Clint is an IT professional specializing in business analysis with a focus on enterprise analysis and the identification and implementation of business process improvements and technology solutions. Clint’s motivations for becoming involved with the UNA comes from his belief that the United States should be an active participant and leader in the United Nations.

Hardam Tripathi

Vice President

Hardam Tripathi received his Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and his MS in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy from the University of Florida. He has had multiple stints with Federal agencies and State government, focusing on international and criminal legal issues related to the national security of the United States. Hardam has dedicated his work in public service to serve as an advocate for citizens in the community and will be joining the U.S. Army JAG Corps in the near future.

Dr. Kelly Miliziano


Kelly has served on the board of the UNAUSA Tampa Bay Chapter for the past 14 years. She earned an undergraduate degree in Social Science Education from New York University, a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida. Her twenty-eight years of teaching include New York City Public Schools, American Community Schools of Athens, Greece, and her current position teaching high social studies in the Hillsborough County Public School System. Kelly organizes an annual Model UN Conference for Tampa Bay area schools at the USF Marshall Center in Tampa and conducts workshops for teachers interested in incorporating Model United Nations simulations in their classrooms.

Stephen Strenges


Stephen Strenges received his M.A. in political science with a concentration in international relations and his B.A. in international studies from the University of South Florida. His research interests include social movements, non-state actors, and climate change. He has presented his work at national, regional, and local conferences.  Stephen joined UNA-Tampa Bay in 2015.

Noelle Clark

Advocacy Director

Noelle Clark is the Suncoast Rape Crisis Center Manager, Pinellas County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Co-Chair and United Nations Association -Tampa Bay Chapter Advocacy Director.  She is a licensed attorney with a concentration in Gender and the Law, certified in pro bono legal services.  She has been working towards the eradication of violence and inequality against underrepresented populations for 11 years, in feminist theory research, reproductive rights, sexual assault and domestic violence legislation development and bill tracking and through promotion of the elimination of gender and sexual orientation prejudice using advocacy and education.  She resides in St. Petersburg, Florida with her wonderful husband, Justin, and their two pugs, Bronx and Brooklyn.

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Dr. Marcus Arvan

Co-Education Director

Marcus Arvan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tampa, where he teaches Ethics and Political Philosophy. He has published work on human rights, social organizing, and moral psychology, and coaches the University of Tampa’s Ethics Bowl and Bioethics Bowl debate teams. Prior to entering academia, he worked as Assistant Director of a group home for the North Suffolk Mental Health Association.

Joe Leopold

Co-Education Director

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Joe Oibo

Co-Membership Director

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Magdalena Fruba-Acar

NGO Relations Director

Magdalena is small business owner. She volunteers tirelessly to provide resources and support base for the Pinellas county school community. She also devotes time to the enrichment of children’s education volunteering for Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay.

She holds her M.A. in Business Administration, she has earned her B.A. in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and International Business from the University of South Florida. Magdalena’s international background provides her with the ability to evaluate and understand diversity from different perspective and that led her to join the UNA-Tampa Bay in January 2016.

Alex Ramos

Programs Director

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Carolyn Morales

Goodwill Ambassador

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Catherine Hidalgo Jara

Goodwill Ambassador

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Fona Nil Erdam

Goodwill Ambassador

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Jason Rodriguez

Goodwill Ambassador

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