Meet the Executive Board 2018-2019



Michelle Mai is a senior at Century High School. In addition to her love through taking initiative in community service projects, like Run for Rochester, she is also an avid lover of science through participation in science fairs, STEM Society, and research publications. For fun, Michelle loves talking philosophy, critiquing film, and baking Oreo-themed treats with friends. In the future, Michelle will be attending Brown University for the next 8 years to pursue her bachelor’s and medical degrees on her path to becoming a doctor.


Tina Farnberg is a senior at Lourdes High School. In addition to helping with the Run for Rochester, Tina has volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House, Paws and Claws, and the Red Lake Mission Trip. She has been inspired by her time on the Olmsted County Youth Commission to become more involved in the community through the club she founded at Lourdes called The WHO Club (We Help Others). In her free time, Tina enjoys figure skating and playing the piano. Next year, she will continue with her education at Boston College majoring in political science with plans to attend law school.


Megan Bauerle is a junior at Century High School. Through swim team, local UNICEF clubs, and volunteering in the Rochester community, she wanted to give back to organizations that help support the Rochester community. Organizing this great event is even more fun when she gets to set it up with her friends and showing female leadership! As a part of the Run for Rochester team, she is amazed by how simple color runs can turn into community engagement!


Emily Deng is a junior at Mayo High School. Her involvement in community organizations such as the Olmsted County Youth Commission, Rochester Chamber Music Society, and Run for Rochester has developed her devotion to serving her community. As a passionate advocate for protecting children’s rights, she founded Mayo’s UNICEF Club and serves as a UNICEF USA National Council member. In her school, Emily is an active member and captain of the Debate Team and secretary of the SOS Room Committee. In her free time, Emily loves to play piano, play and watch soccer, bake with her sisters, and paint.


Kathryn is a junior at John Marshall High School. With recently being apart of the Run For Rochester board, Kathryn also serves as a class representative on JM’s Student Council, being active to help improve the atmosphere at her school such as raising money for Christmas Anonymous and Relay for Life. Being on the school’s volleyball team, she still makes sure to attend, balance, and support small clubs at school and help improve them such as the recently formed Environmental Club and UNICEF at JM. In her free time she loves meeting with new people and being apart of the Speech team and competing on Saturday mornings.