The Cabinet of the United States of America

Conflict: The Bolivarian Conflict

Welcome, fellow patriots, to the land of the free and the home of the brave—the United States of America. The future of democracy in our world is at stake, and President Trump is relying on his esteemed cabinet members to stop the spread of socialism once and for all. The economic situation in Venezuela is among the worst crises ever experienced in the Americas—citizens are suffering from hyperinflation, climbing hunger, disease and increased crime and death rates. Do you know what is to blame for all this hardship? Socialism. It is our duty, as the American government, to protect citizens from the evil and autocratic rule of Maduro. We have attempted economic sanctions time and time again; they have done little to remove the destructive dictators and their socialist beliefs. Is military intervention the only viable option to stop the crisis? Or should we allow the Venezuelan state to fend for itself? It is up to you to carve the future role of the U.S. in Latin America affairs and shape the course of history. Tread carefully, democracy is counting on you.


Position Papers

Position Papers are not required for the Cabinet of the United States. 

Rachel Pederson
Director General

Rachel is a rising junior studying International Relations with a focus on Environmental Studies and French at American University. She is originally from Edina, Minnesota where she was very active on her high school’s Model UN team. She is a new member of the Lambda Eta chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority, a swim instructor for kids and dog walker. Outside of school and work, Rachel loves talking about sharks, Minnesota, Kevin Durant and music. She served as a Crisis Analyst for the French Cabinet for AmeriMUNC V, Director of Simulations for WIRC VI and Crisis Director for the Philippines National Police during AmeriMUNC VI. She is beyond excited to be serving on this years Secretariat and cannot wait for February.

Jack Quinn
Simulation Director

Jack is a rising junior in the American University School of Public Affairs pursuing a major in Communications, Law, Economics, and Government (CLEG). He is from the city of Chicago, Illinois, where he participated in Model UN throughout high school, including two years as a head delegate. Jack is currently a member of the AU Model United Nations team and is looking forward to serving as Simulation Director for the second year in a row. In his free time, Jack enjoys studying history, following Chicago sports teams, and watching Game of Thrones seasons on repeat. Jack is excited for an amazing conference and is looking forward to welcoming delegates to AmeriMUNC VII!