University of Wisconsin–Madison

Current Leadership Team Members

Hezekiah Gillies

AHA Intern

Hezekiah is a first year intern. He is a freshman majoring in evolutionary biology and his hobbies include, reading, spending time with family and friends, writing, and music. His favorite part of AHA is the welcomeness and weekly meetings that continue to inspire him.

Jessica Iverson


Jessica is currently a junior studying astro-physics. They joined AHA freshman year, started as an AHA intern, became the Technology Chair, and ended up as a Co-President. They enjoy spending time with friends and family, deep emotional talks, and everything space. Jessica’s favorite part about AHA is how they can have intellectual conversations every week on an array of topics. AHA has created a community for Jessica that they cherish and value greatly. Jessica hopes to be able to change lives for the better through their AHA work.

Sam Kluck

Co-Programming Chair

Sam is a sophomore studying kinesiology and japanese. She works as the programming chair for AHA. In her spare time, she enjoys boxing, ultimate frisbee, reading, and watching anime. Her favorite part of AHA is being able to present new topics in the weekly Thursday meetings.

Julia Meyer

Marketing Chair

Julia (pronouns: she/her/hers) is a sophomore studying Political Science and English. She primarily dedicates her time to community outreach through advocacy for safe-sex education, reproductive rights, and progressivism within modern-day politics. AHA has given Julia a platform to secularly pursue volunteer work, and for that she is incredibly grateful.

Gwen Salm


Gwen (pronouns: she/her/hers) is a junior studying biology. She came to UW-Madison in the fall of her sophomore year in pursuit of intellectual conversation with genuine people and found that in AHA. Outside of school and work, Gwen enjoys playing guitar and attending rock and indie concerts as often as possible.

Wenzhe Teng

Outreach Chair

Wenzhe Teng is a freshman majoring in Economics and History. He enjoys reading history books and playing board games with friends. His favorite part of AHA is meaningful discussion with other inspiring members.