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Student Leadership

Organizational Studies prides itself on its community atmosphere. As part of our commitment to our community, we create opportunities for our students to advance their knowledge, apply their learning, and advance their leadership within the program. 

OS Peer Mentors: 

Two OS seniors assist incoming juniors in the development of their Pathways statement, help create social programming for the OS student body, and assist in recruiting new students to the program. 

Rashi Watwani and Tommy Wiaduck are the 2021-2022 OS Peer Mentors! 

Have questions about OS - Make an advising appointment here to meet with Rashi or Tommy

Learn more about Rashi and Tommy

Rashi has experience working with students at the BLI, UCC and Newnan Advising. She is incredibly passionate about finance, podcasts, and trying out new foods in Ann Arbor! 


Tommy loves to spend time with friends, travel, and listen to audiobooks. Although he loves to be on campus, he is a dog-lover and misses his labradoodle back home!

OS Event Planning Committee Leads:

This team works in the brainstorming, conceptualization, and coordination of social events to reinforce the OS community. Service projects to study nights to social events - they are your go-to for community building events throughout the year.

Reach out to the 2021-2022 leads, Sara Apelbaum and Eniah Hill, if you have any questions or ideas!

Learn more about Sara and Eniah

Sara loves to play tennis, go on walks, and attend Michigan basketball games; her favorite food in Ann Arbor is pancakes from Angelo’s!


OS Social Media Lead:

The OS Social lead actively participates in the development of and carrying out the social media strategy of OS through our Facebook and Instagram pages. They bring ideas and creative energy to the social media platforms.

2021-2022 lead is Kaitlyn Colyer. Let her know if you have a fun idea or would like to be featured!

Learn more about Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn loves to perform with the Michigan Marching Band, talk about music, and discover new books, movies, and podcasts. Her favorite Ann Arbor snack is a Berry Bowl from Amer's!

OS Recruitment Team:  

These OS students reach out to U-M faculty teaching OS pre-req courses, student organizations, and residential staff to organize recruitment events. As part of the OS Leadership team, you will see them at events like Festi-Fall, OS Info Night, and around the offices.

2021-2022 leads are Katie Chung and Ashley Huang. Connect with them if you have interest in volunteering at an event!

Learn more about Katie and Ashley

Katie loves to make Kombucha with her roommates and has a Maltese named Max.


Ashley loves learning about film/television and is passionate about intersectional feminism!

OS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Team:  

The DEI Student Team works with the recruitment team to diversify the applicant pool, assists the event planning team to create inclusive events for the entire OS community, and helps develop a more inclusive curriculum through engagement with OS faculty.

2021-2022 leads are Hannah Aronow and Samara Kamal. Connect with them to join ODI or attend a DEI event!

Learn more about Hannah and Samara



Check out our past OS events!

Study Night in Weiser Hall

Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Opportunity

OS & WiL Hockey Game at Yost