Jaewon Sim is a computer science major and a law and society minor in the College of Arts & Sciences, and he currently serves as the student-elected trustee on the Cornell University Board of Trustees (2019-2021).
Jaewon has previously led the Cornell University Student Assembly Executive Cabinet of 15 committee chairs and chairs the special Committee on IT Governance, which he established in Spring 2018.
In addition to his role as a SA vice president, Jaewon served on the Arts and Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council, the Student Health Advisory Committee, CIT Services Steering Committee and the Cornell Canvas Advisory Board.
In his freshman year, Jaewon served as the SA Vice President of External Affairs and chaired the SA Communications Committee.
Before moving to Ithaca, NY, Jaewon spent the past 19 years of his life in four different countries: Indonesia, China, Korea, and the US. Jaewon has been a member of the Student Assembly since the Fall of his freshman year and one of his main priorities as a representative has been to provide an equal opportunity to succeed for Cornellians from all backgrounds.
Outside of shared governance, Jaewon is an iOS developer for Cornell AppDev and a member of the International Students Union and Beta Theta Pi.