Position Papers are due October 10th, at 11:59pm. Please group your Position Papers in a folder by delegation and email them to sg@gsumun.org

Committee Overview

About Your Dais

Tyler Lawhead - Director

Tyler Lawhead is a senior at Georgia State University pursuing a double Bachelor's of Arts in Spanish IB and Philosophy. Tyler first became involved in Model United Nations sophomore year of high school and has been on the Georgia State Model UN team since Fall of 2015. In addition to Model United Nations, Tyler serves as Vice President of Georgia State's Secular Panthers Organization and an ambassador for the Multicultural Center. Outside of school, Tyler works at Uncle Julio's Fine Mexican Dining and performs notarial services as a mobile notary public. Tyler enjoys hiking and camping, playing chess, and is hardly ever seen without his longboard. After graduation, Tyler intends to teach English in Colombia through the Fulbright Grant, and plans on returning to the United States to pursue higher education in International Affairs. This year, Tyler will be directing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at GSUMUN 2017. Tyler looks forward to working with all the delegates on strengthening their public speaking skills, facilitating diplomacy, negotiation, and cooperation through committee, and pushing students to think critically and creatively about addressing the issues concerning the Ummah.

Nashra Khan - Assistant Director

Nashra Khan will be your Assistant Director for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Nashra is a junior at Georgia State University working on his degree in Economics with a Minor in Computer Information Systems. Nashra has for years been an avid participant of the Model United Nations since his days in high school. In regards to the United Nations itself, he has a few family members who have served on behalf of the U.N. as former staffers to multiple U.N. agencies at the Vienna Headquarters along with serving on the U.N. Mission in Sudan. Additionally, Nashra finds significance in devoting his life in public service and for others who wish to do the same. Outside of Model United Nations and Public Affairs, he is an Atlanta Sports fanatic and a frequent consumer of comic books and movies. As Assistant Director of OIC, he looks forward to seeing delegates giving their best on solving the challenges that will make this complex world better than yesterday.

Miranda Stinson - Assistant Director

Miranda Stinson will be your Assistant Director for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Ms. Stinson is from Detroit, Michigan and a Junior at Georgia State working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Ms. Stinson plans on furthering her education by pursuing a Master's Degree in order to focus on Political Psychology, her favorite topic to research. This is Ms. Stinson's first year in Georgia State's Model UN. Off campus, Ms. Stinson is an avid dog lover and volunteer foster parent for the Basset Hound Rescue of Georgia. She is an outdoor enthusiast and is hoping to finish hiking the Appalachian Trail after college. Ms. Stinson is extremely grateful for the opportunity to be your Assistant Director of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and hopes to see hardworking team members and individuals come together to leave a thoughtful and lasting impact on this world.

About Your Committee

Type: 1 Delegate/Delegation
Full Size: 55 Member States
Expected Size: 30 Member States
Level: Intermediate
Director: Tyler Lawhead
Assistant Director: Nashra Khan
Assistant Director: TBD
Rapporteur: TBD
# of Topics: 3
Email: oic17gsumun@gmail.com

Committee Resources

Background Guide

Rules of Procedure

Delegate Resource Guide

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