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Executive Board

SaDella Duval d'Adrian
SaDella Duval d’Adrian, President 

My name is SaDella Duval d’Adrian, and I am a 3L. I graduated from the University of Arizona, and prior to starting at DePaul Law, I was an HR manager, held other high-level management positions at two retail companies, and was a small business owner. At DePaul, I have had the pleasure and honor of being involved in the Student Bar Association (SBA), Black Law Students Association and Moot Court. 

I am honored to have been elected SBA president for the 2022-2023 academic year. As SBA president, you have my commitment that SBA will continue to create an inclusive and welcoming environment where every student has a voice. 

If any issues arise or if you have any feedback, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at: 

Leni Morales
Leni Morales, Vice President 

My name is Leni Morales, and I am a 3L. I joined SBA during my 2L year as a senator and wanted to continue serving the DePaul Law student body. I am interested in intellectual property law and love the subject of law as a whole. I am excited and ready to serve as the SBA vice president for the 2022-2023 academic year. 


Emad Mahou, Treasurer 

I am Emad Mahou, and I am​ a 3L. I am originally from Damascus, Syria, where I completed a bachelor’s degree in architecture at Damascus University before becoming an integral part of the Syrian peaceful uprising for freedom and democracy in 2011. As a DePaul Law student, I serve as senior managing editor of the DePaul Journal for Social Justice, and I am excited to serve as SBA treasurer and chair of the College of Law’s Diversity Committee for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Haley Pennington
Haley Pennington, Secretary  

I am Haley Pennington, and I am a 2L. Before law school, I studied dance and business at the University of Alabama. During my 1L year, I served as an SBA senator, as a member of the First Generation Law Student Organization, and as a Chicago Volunteer Legal Services volunteer.  

I am excited to be the SBA secretary for the 2022-2023 academic year. For any SBA-related questions or feedback, I can be contacted at: 

Madeline Hudson
Madeline Hudson, Director of Communications  

I am Madeline Hudson, and I am a 2L. Before law school, I graduated with a bachelor's in public affairs from Indiana University Bloomington, and I worked remotely as a paralegal for Indiana's largest free civil legal assistance provider for low-income residents. I believe that building a brand for DePaul's SBA is an essential part of the organization's presence on campus and creates a system of communication that reflects the wishes of the student body. 

I look forward to serving as SBA director of communications for the 2022-2023 academic year. For questions, feedback or podcast recommendations, you can contact me at: 

Megan Resener
Megan Resener, Director of Events  

My name is Megan Resener, and I am a 2L. I received my BS in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University Bloomington. Before attending law school, I worked for three years in the Office of Alumni Relationships and Development for the University of Chicago’s Laboratory Schools. During the 2021-2022 school year, I was a Schiller DuCanto & Fleck 1L Family Law Fellow.  I am actively pursuing a family law certificate and hope to one day concentrate my practice on family law. 

As SBA director of events for the 2022-2023 academic year, I look forward to planning various fun and engaging events for the entire DePaul Law community. 

George Encarnicion
George Encarnacion Jr, Speaker of the Senate 

I am George Encarnacion, and I am a 2L interested in criminal law and public policy. Before attending law school, I received by BS, with honors, in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. I later worked as a field service engineer for Pall Corporation. At DePaul Law, I am a staff writer for the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law and served as an SBA 1L senator.  

As SBA speaker of the senate for the 2022-2023 academic year, I am committed to ensuring all senators feel supported and empowered as they represent​ their peers.