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Executive Board



Hafsah Shaik

Year: Junior 

Major: Psychology (Biopsychology Specialization)

Minor: Computer Science Minor

Lab Involvement: I was in Dr. Leynes’ ERP lab for 3 semesters and I’m doing my senior honors thesis in the lab. 

Other clubs and interests: I’m currently the Student Government VP of DEI, President of MannMukti, President of Google Developer Student Club, a psychology DEI intern, on the Psychology Student Advisory Board, involved in HWPE, an LNT creative director, the VP of Alumni Relations for Alpha Kappa Psi, and involved in ODK and PBK. 


Vice President

Berny Pereda

Year: Senior

Major: Psychology (Clinical & Counseling Specialization) 

Minor: Music

Lab Involvement: I was involved in Dr. Herres’ Emotional Reactivity lab throughout 2020-2021 academic year and now I am completing my honors thesis in the lab. I recently joined Dr. Martinetti’s Alcohol Lab.

Other clubs and interests: I am the retention and recruitment chair of Psych Club as well as a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi. I’m also an RA In Campus Town! I really love writing/playing music and working out. 

Career goalsAfter graduating I hope to obtain my PhD In Clinical Psychology



Caitlin Mbuakoto

Year: Junior 

Major: Psychology

Minor: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Lab Involvement: I‘ve been a research assistant in Dr. Leynes’ ERP Lab in Spring 2020 and Dr. Crawford’s Political Psychology Lab in Spring 2021

Other clubs and interests: I work at the Student Center and as an Ambassador. I am also a Mental Health Peer Educator and a mentor for the P.R.I.D.E Mentoring Program. 

Career goals: I hope to go to graduate school and obtain my Master’s in counseling. 



Snehi Mukkamalla

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology 

Lab Involvement: I was in Dr. Onyewuenyi’s IDAD lab for three semesters and I am current working on an independent study with her! I am also in Dr. Herres’ Emotional Reactivity Lab! 

Other clubs and interests: I’m a SAVE peer educator for AVI, VP of our Planned Parenthood Generation Action Chapter, and chair of the press PAWS project! Outside of TCNJ, I love tutoring folks from different backgrounds through UrbanPromise Trenton and the Petery Greene Program. I enjoy making food, spending time with my friends and family, and having discussions about the world around us 🙂 

Career goals: I am currently on the pre-health track and would like to pursue a career in medicine to work with underserved or rural communities

Program Coordinator

Kailee Siedelhofer

Year: Senior

Major: Psychology

Minor: Social Justice

Lab Involvement: Dr. Graham’s Social and Emotional Development Lab

Other clubs and interestsI’m currently a volunteer for CONTACT and the ANAD (Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders) Chair for Delta Phi Epsilon!

Career goals: I hope to graduate and get my PsyD in Clinical Psychology