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MEET THE DIRECTORS

The MISA board generates activities, meetings and student development for students interested in the vast world of technology at CSUN. Our board consists of four executives, nine directors and one president in Spring 2020. They strive to help students reach success and achieve their goals, continuing the same purpose for over 35 years.

Director of Technology

Imran Piracha

Imran Piracha is the Director of Technology for the Spring 2020 semester at CSUN. Imran is an undergraduate student as a junior. Imran is majoring in Information System. His curiosity in technology and computers is what lead him to choose his path towards a degree in Information System. Imran transferred to CSUN in Fall 2017 from Los Angeles Mission College as soon as he completed and received his Associate of Science and certification in Cyber Security. In Spring 2019, Imran joined MISA to learn more about the organization, volunteered as a Director of Technology to gain experience, attended the meeting with different variety of companies once per week. Imran attended varies workshops such as “How to build a resume & cover letter”, “Learn to Network”, etc. Imran’s responsibilities as a Director of Technology for MISA are create/organize the webpage, update the webpage, and diagnose and solve the issue with a webpage. Imran’s hobbies are spending time with family, hunting, bowling, watch NBA and NCAA sports, travel, and read.

Director of Finance

Amy Van

Amy Van is the Director of Finance for the Spring 2020 semester. Amy is a Senior majoring in Accounting and has an interest in taxation. She will be graduating in Spring 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and exploring LA’s food scene.

Director of Membership

Ashley Perkins

Ashley Perkins is majoring in Business Information Systems. He first joined MISA as a club member back in the Fall semester of 2018 with the intention of networking with professionals and other students in the same department. His goal with MISA is to continue the legacy that MISA has established through the years by influencing new members in gaining to recruit with Accounting and Technology firms. Further, He would also like to bring on a broader range of club member, not only from the IS department. He also has a deep passion for everything technology including cybersecurity.

Director of Digital Contents

Michael Munoz

Michael Munoz is a Senior majoring in Business Information Systems. He is the Director of Digital Contents for the Spring 2020 semester. His duties include creating and managing blogs for MISA, creating flyers for weekly presentations, and helping design merchandise for students to sport their MISA spirit. Michael joined MISA as a member in Fall 2019 to help build a network that would carry on for years after graduation. He enjoyed being a member so much that he decided to get more involved with the organization and took on a Directorship role. He hopes to recruit as many students as he can while working along side of them in hopes to find career opportunities for everyone in the organization. Outside of school Michael enjoys camping, snowboarding, and working on cars.

Director of Publicity

Michael R. Moradian

Michael R. Moradian is a Senior majoring in Information Systems – Business Systems. He is the director of publicity for the Fall 2019 semester and hopes to be able to continue the growth and expansion of MISA by contributing his time, efforts, and expertise. He looks forward to helping other students learn more about opportunities and emerging technologies in the field.

Michael first joined MISA in the Spring of 2019 in hopes of meeting professionals in the Information Systems industry to gain insight from their experiences and learn about employment opportunities. He aspires to work in Technology Consulting, helping organizations come up with solutions to difficult and unusual business cases.

Outside of school, Michael enjoys working on cars, traveling, and hosting dinners with family and friends.

Director of Fundraising Events

Rakan Abdelsalam

Rakan Abdelsalam is a senior majoring in Business Information Systems. Rakan was previously an active member of MISA since Fall 2018. A transfer student from Santa Monica College, Rakan earned started in education path in Computer Science, then earned an Associate Degrees in Business Administration and Public Policy. Rakan hopes to develop more experience and knowledge in Information Systems and CyberSecurity by creating fun and enjoyable fundraising events.

Director of Public Events

Nathan Wright

Nathan Wright is a junior majoring in Computer Information Technology and is the director of public events. He first joined MISA in spring of 2018 as a member to find more job and internship opportunities. Wanting to get more involved, he became a director to gain leadership experience and network as much as possible in a business environment. He is a U.S. Army veteran and enjoys Jiu-Jitu on the side.

Director of Events

Glendy Martinez

Glendy Martinez is a senior majoring in Business Information Systems. Glendy was previously the Director for Marketing but now in Fall 2019 she is the Events Director. She assists with setting up weekly meetings, helping the membership drive and planning club events for socializing.

Outside of school she loves to keep an active lifestyle and travel to places with new cultures and food.

Director of Social Media

Thanawan Sriratchaya

Thanawan Sriratchaya is currently a senior majoring in Accounting at Califonia State Northridge. She will be graduating in December 2019. She joined MISA as a member in Spring 2019 after her classmates from Information Systems class kept bragging her about how much fun the MISA club is. She is currently serving as the Director of Digital Content for the Fall 2019 semester. Even though she is not an IS major, she has passion to learn more about IS. She knows that having more IS knowledge and experience will help advance her career. Her goals are to promote MISA club through social media and to have more students join, engage and involve themselves in the club. Her favorite extracurricular activities are travelling, video editing, and playing golf.