Vice President of Elections
Ellen Pil is a Welsh Family Whirlwind hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a Political Science major with a supplementary major in Pre-Health and she aspires to promote collaboration between the medical and legislative fields by pursuing a career in healthcare policy. Ellen served on the Election Committee and Welsh Family Hall Council during her freshman year. She is honored to serve the Notre Dame community as Vice President of Elections for the 2018-2019 term.
During spring break of her freshman year, Ellen conducted a research inquiry in Germany alongside two of her peers in which she examined the overlapping physical and ideological influences of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Goethe’s Faust. She spent this past summer working for One Sun Health, a global health nonprofit based in Limpopo, South Africa, where she facilitated malaria prevention training workshops for home-based care workers and collaborated with local government and non-government stakeholders.
In her free time, Ellen loves hiking, rock climbing, and cooking.