Executive Board

The Mustang Heroes Executive Board strives to bring fun and memorable projects and events to both campus and the greater Dallas community. Learn about how our 2022 Executive Team showcases its dedication to service below.

Tyler McCall

Dallas, Texas | President

Hey! My name is Tyler McCall and I’m a junior double majoring in Management and Political Science and double minoring in Spanish and Law/Legal Reasoning. I have been a part of Mustang Heroes since my first semester freshman year and I love this organization because it has provided me with a way to use the opportunities and privileges I have been given to help others in our community and our city, and it has really opened my eyes to all the unique ways we can help make a difference in the world. Outside of Mustang Heroes, I am also a part of Hegi Career Leaders, The VP of Student Affairs Advisory Board, the BLM@SMU team, Student Foundation, Phi Alpha Delta, Dedman College Scholars, and work as a research assistant and a TA.

Dinobi Onyeagocha

Germantown, Tennessee | Vice President

My name is Dinobi Onyeagocha, and I am a Junior from Germantown, TN studying Health & Society and Psychology. I joined Mustang Heroes because I wanted to continue my passion for service through an organization that allows me reach numerous communities within Dallas. I have loved all the relationships I have fostered and cannot wait to serve as Vice President for 2022. On campus I also serve as Vice President of both SMU Club Tennis and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, President of African Student Association, and a Student Ambassador.

Ria Parpelli

Frisco, Texas | Secretary

Hi guys, my name is Ria Parpelli and I’m a sophomore majoring in Biology and Economics on the pre-health track. I joined Mustang Heroes because it is a great opportunity to give back to our local Dallas community while developing important social skills and gaining valuable work experience all at the same time. I will be serving as Secretary this year and I am also involved in the University Honors Program, Connect Mentorship Program, Student Foundation, and Project Sunshine on campus.

Sayumi Mahawanniarachchi

Tuscaloosa, Alabama | Events and Co-Brand Manager

Hi friends! I’m Sayumi and I’ll be serving as Events Chair and Co-Brand Manager this year! I’m a Junior from Tuscaloosa, AL majoring in Biological Sciences and Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. Outside of Mustang Heroes, I’m a Caswell Leadership Fellow, Peer Academic Leader, Student Wellness Champion, and President of Armstrong Commons Council. I joined Mustang Heroes because I wanted to connect with a community of students who are passionate about serving Dallas!

Bhavna Singh

Longview, Texas | Co-Brand Manager

Hey guys! My name is Bhavna Singh and I’m a sophomore from Longview, TX. I’m double majoring in the Biological Sciences and Health and Society on the pre-med track with a minor in Psychology. I joined Mustang Heroes because it is a great way to get involved on campus and in the Dallas community, and truly make an impact on those around you. I’m also part of the University Honors Program, Dedman College Scholars, SMU Big Event, and Delta Gamma.

Alyssa Wilson

Lafayette, Louisiana | Communications Chair

Hi guys, my name is Alyssa Wilson and I’m a sophomore from Lafayette, Louisiana double majoring in Marketing and English. In addition to serving as Communications Chair for Mustang Heroes this year, I’m also involved in Delta Gamma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Phi Alpha Delta, Women in Business, and am an RA for Kathy Crow Commons. I joined Mustang Heroes because it was really important to me to continue to be involved in service while in college and I found that Mustang Heroes truly brings the SMU community together to make a huge impact on Dallas.

Madison Bauder

Baton Rouge, Louisiana | Compliance Chair

Hi guys! My name is Madison Bauder and I’m a sophomore from Baton Rouge, LA majoring in Accounting and minoring in Applied Physiology and Health Management. I joined Mustang Heroes my very first semester at SMU to get closer to fellow students along with the greater Dallas community and further encourage the spirit of service. I am is also involved with Chi Omega and Delta Sigma Pi.

Carina Kass

Austin, Texas | Finance Chair

Hi! My name is Carina Kass and I’m a freshman this year majoring in Accounting and minoring in Spanish. I’m really passionate about community service, and I joined Mustang Heroes to serve the Dallas community. I loved being a part of Mustang Heroes last semester and can’t wait to be more involved with the organization as Finance Chair!