Committee Chairs

Each of our events is planned by a dedicated staff headed by two co-chairs and numerous committee members. Each member plays a vital role within the RPC structure and is responsible for maintaining RPC across campus. Please contact the respective committee for more specific information.

Beer Bike:

Joyce is a Junior from McMurtry College majoring in Kinesiology and English. When she isn’t busy with RPC events, she can be found taking pictures as a McMurtry College Historian, helping out at RSVP events, working at the RMC Information Desk, or enjoying a well deserved rest after Coordinating O-Week 2017. Other than Beer Bike, her favorite RPC event is Night Bites because who doesn’t love free food??

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Erica is a sophomore from Will Rice College majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Global Health Technologies. In addition to RPC, Erica is a mentor in DREAM, historian for RAMHA, and food enthusiast. Her favorite RPC event (other than Beer Bike of course) is Esperanza because it’s so much fun to get dressed up and dance with your friends!

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Katie is a Junior at Wiess College majoring in Cognitive Science.  In addition to being a Concerts Co-Chair, she is also involved in Rice’s Catholic Student Association, Student Admissions Council and Pre-Med Society.  Her favorite RPC event is Screw-Yer-Roomate because it’s such a fun and unique way to meet new people at the beginning of the year!

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Christine Lo is a junior from Wiess College majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business. She is one of the Concerts Co-Chairs this year and is incredibly excited to help make Welcome Back Day an unforgettable experience. Outside of RPC, she is involved in Camp Kesem Rice, Rice Women in Business, and Rice Taiwanese Association. Her favorite RPC event is Night Bites, which happens multiple times throughout the year. As the RPC Publicity Co-Chair last year, she enjoyed planning this wildly popular event that satisfied students’ late-night food cravings and helped students overcome their mid-semester slumps!


Night Owl Antics (NOA):

Neal is a resident of Sid Richardson College. He plans to graduate in 2019 with a degree in Biochemistry & Cell Biology. He spends his free time injuring himself playing various intramural sports, serving as a member of REMS, helping out around Sid as a VP/RHA/Fellow, and of course, planning events as a NOA Co-Chair. Neal’s favorite RPC event is Trick or Treat on the Rink. Though it is one of the trickier events for his committee to plan and execute, helping students escape campus for one night to just skate, stumble, and forget about their woes was definitely very rewarding for him.

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Mao is a junior Sidizen from Sid Richardson College majoring in Statistics and Theatre. Besides RPC, he is also involved in Sid as a Co-Chair for the Intercollegiate Committee and works at CLIC as a language consultant. He loves contributing himself to various sports and arts, such as playing tennis, surfing, running, acting, playing the piano, and cooking (this is definitely an art). His favorite RPC event is a tie between Beer Bike and Trick or Treat on the Rink since he is a proud Sid biker but the skating night was when he first began to love RPC.

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Passport to Houston:

Max is a senior chemical and biomolecular engineering major from Lovett College and one of your Passport to Houston Co-chairs for 2017-18. When he’s not planning RPC events or doing classwork, he devotes a lot of his time to leading a small group in Chi Alpha campus ministry. His favorite RPC event is probably Trick or Treat on the Rink, but depending on what kind of events he and Ameesh can put together this year, that just might change.

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Hi! I’m Ameesh, and I’m a junior at Jones College studying COMP. As Passport Co-Chair with Max, I plan and organize the passport events for the year. As far as other activities go outside of class, I work in a Machine Learning Lab, I’m involved with the SA, and I play tennis and basketball. I am also a die-hard Cleveland Sports Fan, and my most often recurring dream is one where LeBron James is my dad. My favorite RPC event is Esperanza because it lets me embrace my inner romantic. If you have any ideas about new events for PtH or any concerns, please reach out!

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Jessica Weng is a sophomore from Brown College majoring in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology. Besides RPC, she’s involved in the Rice Pre-Medical Society, Chinese Student Association, volunteering, helping out as a PAA, and exploring Houston. Her favorite RPC events are the formals because it’s always fun to dress up, eat good food, and have a good time with friends!

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Anson Tong is a sophomore from Wiess College majoring in Cognitive Sciences and minoring in Neuroscience. She is incredibly excited to serve as one of RPC’s Publicity Co-Chairs this year as well as the Wiess College Rep! Outside of RPC, she is the Wiess Historian and volunteers with PAIR. In her free time, she can be found taking even more photos, watching House of Cards, debating whether or not she wants more boba, or sleeping through all her alarms. Her favorite RPC event is Screw-Yer-Roommate because of the creativity and ridiculousness of costumes and the opportunity to meet new people.



Jessica is a junior at Hanszen College majoring in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, minoring in Business, and following a pre-medical track. She plays three instruments and occasionally performs at Coffeehouse with her quintet. Though a native Houstonian, she still loves exploring Houston with friends especially through Passport to Houston. Her favorite RPC event is Trick-or-Treat On the Rink because she used to figure skate.

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Tejas is a junior at Sid Richardson College. He’s dual Biochemistry and Visual Arts major, which has allowed him to pursue a number of his varied interests, RPC Design being one of those, of course! His favorite RPC event is Esperanza because of the free food and classy atmosphere. You’ll usually find him at Coffeehouse or in the lab, depending on the day, but this fall he’ll be studying abroad in Copenhagen. Feel free to reach out to him ( if you ever want to talk about design and how you can be a part of it at RPC. He’s always looking for an excuse to grab a latte with someone (when I’m back stateside)!

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Vivian is a junior from Baker College majoring in Kinesiology and Psychology. In addition to being on RPC, she has been involved with Camp Kesem since her freshman year. Her favorite RPC event is the Gingerbread House Building Competition. As a part of Night Owl Antics her freshman and sophomore year, she enjoyed seeing all the creative gingerbread houses everyone made. She loves the holiday time and she loves candy. The event combines the two, so what more can she ask for? Overall, it’s just a really festive and fun event!

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Sanika Rane is a sophomore from Martel College majoring in Cognitive Science with a minor in Neuroscience. Her favorite RPC event is definitely Beer Bike, because she loves waking up at 5 AM to dance all morning on the sundeck! Besides being the RPC Socials co-chair, she is involved in Rice Neuroscience Society, SAC, research, and campus tour guiding.

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My name is Jessica Yuan, and I am studying Statistics with a Business minor. I’m a junior at Martel College, where I am involved in other activities like the Kitchen Committee and the Merchandise Committee. In my free time I love to bake lots of yummy treats for my friends as well as travel and learn about new cultures when I can. I’m a cheery person who always likes to put a smile on other people’s faces and I’m so glad to be part of RPC as a Traditions Co-Chair. We host some of the most memorable events Rice has like Homecoming and the President and Dean’s Study Breaks. Please look forward to the events Traditions will be hosting!

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