Gauchospace Forum

Interested in building community and helping your fellow Promise Scholars? Become a moderator for the Promise Scholar GauchoSpace Forum!

Student Advisory Board

Interested in working hands-on to improve the Promise Scholar Program? Would you like an opportunity for leadership experience and an outlet for creative ideas regarding the scholarship? Apply today to become a member of the Promise Scholar Student Advisory Board!

Meet our Promise Scholar organization leaders


Organization Leaders

Aran Hosseini

Executive Co-Chair


Hi all! My name is Aran Hosseini and I am one of the Executive Co-chairs of the Promise Scholar Advisory Board. I am a fourth year Biopsychology and French double major. My primary responsibility on the board is general oversight and coordination over our events and board meetings, while acting as the point of liaison between other departments and organizations on campus in addition to our own Promise Scholar program’s advisors and directors. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, and the like, you can reach me at

Jun Ye

Executive Co-Chair


Hi, my name is Jun Ye and I am one of the Executive Co-Chair of the Promise Scholar Advisory Board and I previously held the treasurer position. I am a fourth year Economics & Accounting major. As one of the chairs, the focus of my responsibilities lies in building a close working relationship with campus organizations, as well as maintaining a strong line of communication between the board and our directors. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the board and/or events and collaborations you would like to see planned please feel free to email me at:

Leyda Patino

Social Chair


Hello Gauchos! My name is Leyda Patino and I am a third year Sociology major. I’ll be serving as Social Chair for the Promise Scholars! Some of my responsibilities include managing our Promise Scholar Instagram, designing flyers to promote events, promoting said events on social media and Groupme, and helping coordinate events along with the rest of the board. If you have any questions, events you’d like to promote, or would like to be featured in our Promise Scholar Highlights, please reach out to me at

Maxwell Barrueta

Activities Coordinator


Hello everyone! My name is Max Barrueta and I am a second year physics major. As Activities Coordinator of the Promise Scholar Advisory Board, I am responsible for arranging in order to create a more connected scholars community. I am in charge of organizing two quarterly Study Jams where all scholars are encouraged to come! If you have any questions or want to reach out, please email me at

Madden Westland



Hello, my name is Madden Westland, and I am a third-year Psych and Brain Science major. I am the Treasurer of the Promise Scholar Advisory Board. This is my first year as the treasurer and my current responsibilities consist of making the budgets for our events and acts as a source of communication between the board and our financial team. If you have any questions or anything feel free to contact me at

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