Catherine Pierce is a senior, majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Environmental Studies and Geology. She is a transfer from Oregon, where she attended an early college program and graduated with honors. She previously volunteered as a crisis intervention specialist for a peer-to-peer helpline, specializing in mental health support. Previously, she assisted adults with developmental disabilities in vocational activities. In addition to working in human services, she is currently treasurer of Hunter College’s Mock Trial Society. As part of USG, her goal is to further students' college experience through a sense of community.