Thank you for your interest in the International Relations Organization at the University of Virginia!

If you’re interested in coming to IRO as a speaker, please contact our Vice President, Maggie Zhang.

Other questions or concerns? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Members-at-Large, Katya Sankow and Nicholas Mortensen, or our President, Sean Rastatter.

Our mailing address is:

The International Relations Organization
P.O. Box 400435
Newcomb Hall Station
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Additionally, the email addresses of all executive board members, along with each member’s position, are listed below. Contact any of them for more information about a specific facet of IRO!

President Sean Rastatter (
Vice President Maggie Zhang (
Treasurer Ari Ghasemian (
Secretary Matthew Slagley (
Inter-Collegiate Coordinators Sean Rastatter and Ryan Wolfe (
Members-at-Large Katya Sankow and Nicholas Mortensen (
VAMUN Secretary-General Adi Sapre (
VICS Secretary-General Sara Dalpe Sánchez (
Wilson Journal Editor-in-Chief Eric Xu (
VIGMUN Secretary-General Caroline Peters (


If you would like to be a member of the International Relations Organization at UVa., we encourage you to come to one of our weekly meetings, held every Wednesday at 7 PM in Jefferson Hall (Hotel C, West Range). If IRO is the place for you, you can become a full, voting member simply by paying dues to our treasurer. Members are entitled to added benefits, including the ability to travel to Model UN conferences and attend IRO social events.

If you’d like to be added to either our general announcement or alumni email list, you can email our Secretary, Matthew Slagley. Our email lists are a great way to keep up with the events of the club and find out about other international events on Grounds.