Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

MIIS Chapter of National Organizations

Amnesty International

As a chapter of Amnesty International USA, we share the same mission statement "to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated." We will also have special focus on local issues and on advocating issues of interest to our members, the local community and the MIIS community.

Club President: Darina Burina

Vice President: Alessandro Regio

Events Coordinator: Stephanie Nelson

Director of Communications: Eric Chavez

Club Email: amnestyinternational@miis.edu

Institute of Nuclear Materials Management

The Institute of Nuclear Materials Management is the premier organization in the field of protection and
management of nuclear materials, and as such offers students unique learning and networking opportunities. The purpose of our club is to introduce MIIS students to the rich resources provided by membership to the INMM organization and broaden their understanding of the nonproliferation field through our club events and activities.

Club President: Olga Volcsko

Club Vice President: Marina Mamikonyan

Club Treasurer: Elizabeth Berger

Club Email: INMM@miis.edu

MIIS Peace Corps Club

This is a place for all MIIS RPCVs, Fellows, PCMIs, and students considering Peace Corps to join together as a Peace Corps community to exchange experiences, thoughts, and organize events promoting the Third Goal.

Club President: Molly McKeon

Club Vice President: Julianne Scott

Club Treasurer: Sherry Sybertz

Club Email: Peacecorpsclub@miis.edu

MIIS Rotaract Club

The MIIS Rotaract Club shares a common mission with the world’s largest service organization, Rotary International, to address needs in our Monterey community and support global projects. Through fellowship and service projects, Rotaractors complement our sponsoring Rotary Club’s many volunteer, fundraising and awareness-raising activities which are all designed to foster the values of education, health and human dignity.

President: Jana Pascual

Treasurer: Deniz Firat

Club Email: MIISRotaract@miis.edu

Net Impact at MIIS

Net Impact at MIIS is committed to Net Impact's mission to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change on campus, in the workplace and the world.

President: Rachel Edwards

Toastmasters International MIIS Chapter

The mission of a Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. Through this mission, each Toastmaster gains a clear understanding of the club’s purpose, and the organization as a whole benefits from a shared set of values and goals.

Club President: Julia Benson

Club Treasurer: Jenny Cho

Club Email: toastmasters@miis.edu