Aurora University

AUSA Executive Board Members

Pictured from left to right: Naki Jones (Treasurer), Ileana Ascencio (Vice President), Roma Upadhyaya (President), Lexi Piccato (Senate Chair), Kirsten Mueller (Secretary)


Naki Jones, Treasurer
I am a junior majoring in exercise science and nonprofit leadership studies from Oswego IL. I am quite involved on campus, as I am a Spartan Ambassador, President of Habitat for Humanity, VP of BSU, and Treasurer of AUSA. I am passionate about helping others and giving back to my community and I’m proud that I get to continue those things while fostering my love for leadership on campus as well.

Ileana Ascencio, Vice President
I am a junior majoring in Nursing with minors in Physiology and Biology. I am from Oswego, Illinois and I love being outdoors in my free time.

Roma Upadhyaya, President
I am a senior Psychology major from Bloomingdale, Illinois who plans on getting a dual Master’s in Industrial Organization and Legal Studies with a Human Resource concentration. In my free time I enjoy shopping and being with friends.

Lexi Piccato, Senate Chair
I am a Senior Social work major with a specialization in addictions. On campus I am involved in several clubs and organizations. I am a Peer Advisor Intern, and the Vice President of the Social Work Association. Also, I currently am a student worker in the library and Interning at Breaking Free.

Kirsten Mueller, Secretary
I'm a Senior Nursing Major from Hinckley, Illinois. Outside of AUSA, I'm the 1st Vice President on the Student Nurses Association of Illinois and I participate in the school's chapter of SNA. In my free time, I like to volunteer and hang out with my friends and family.