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RCI Operations Officers and Directors are the leaders of RCI who facilitate organization-wide meetings as well as meetings within their respective committees. They work in conjunction with one another to ensure that RCI's mission is consistently being carried out. The leaders keep members on task and direct them in a way that contributes to RCI's overall success.


Juliann Yao (OO/PR)

Juliann is a senior at Mayo High School, where she is Co-Vice President of Student Government, a Tailgating captain, a captain of the Mayo Girls Swim and Dive team, and a member of the Mayo Debate and Speech teams. She is also a violinist in the Mayo Symphonic Strings Honors Orchestra and SEMYO (Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras). Outside of school, Juliann enjoys staying active in the community by volunteering with the Mayo Clinic and being a member of the Mayo Honor Society. As RCI Co-Operations Officer, Juliann values collaboration and networking within youth to create positive change in the Rochester community. She also co-directs the RCI Public Relations Committee, where she values public outreach to inspire youth. In her free time, Juliann enjoys playing pickleball and spending time with friends and family.

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Anousha Mozammel (OO/LOG)

Anousha Mozammel is a senior at Century High School and RCI Co-Operations Officer. Her main academic interests include heavy involvement in public speaking activities such as Speech and Debate, as well as being the Student Body President in Student Government. Anousha enjoys youth advocacy and involvement in not only school, but also for the betterment of the Rochester community. Outside of school, she enjoys her time on the Girls Volleyball Team and plays the piano.


Dania Amra (EDU)

Dania is a junior at Mayo High School. She is involved in the Mayo Speech team, the Youth in Law mentorship program, and school clubs and organizations such as Global Affairs, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, and Mayo Honor Society. Dania also works as a front-of-house hostess at Rochester's Boxcar Hippie. As Director of the RCI Education Committee, Dania hopes to provide input to benefit community members. Her passion for education comes from her desire to educate others on important values and topics in our society.

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Aden Aden (LOG)

Aden Aden is a junior at John Marshall High School and Co-Director of RCI’s Logistics Committee. Alongside RCI, Aden is involved in JM’s Black Student Union, JM’s Key Club, Mayo Clinic’s Young Volunteer Program, EPIYAC, and JM’s Identity Mural Team. Aden is passionate about his future to go into the medical field and he enjoys playing sports on his free time.  Aden hopes to make an impact that positively benefits Rochester as a whole.


Gabby Holmes (DEV)

Gabby is a junior at Byron High School. Along with being Co-Director of RCI's Development Committee, they do theater, robotics, and are president of Byron’s GSA. They are also in their own band and enjoy playing music. Gabby is ecstatic about planning events for topics and issues they are passionate about and for all the awesome projects RCI will undoubtedly organize.

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Maria Villavicencio (DEV)

Maria is a sophomore at Mayo High School. She strives for diversity and equal opportunities in the community. Along with being Co-Director of RCI's Development Committee, Maria is on her school's swim and mock trial teams and lifeguards during the summer! To add, she has passions in skiing and reading.


Zia Raukar (PR)

Zia is a junior at Mayo High School, where she is involved with activities such as Speech, Debate, Business Professionals of America (BPA), as well as the Swim and Lacrosse teams. Zia enjoys being active in the community as she volunteers at the Rochester Art Center's kids camp and is an e-leader for LPGA Girls Golf, where she works as a volunteer and coach. She is the founder of AEDs for Athletes, a program that educates athletes on life-saving tactics. Zia values equity, mental health advocacy, and diversity. Through her position as PR Director, she hopes to bring Rochester closer together. In her free time, Zia loves spending time with her dogs, golfing with her family, and running.  

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