ASH MAMMEN is a junior Biology major hailing from Begenfield, NJ. He is one of the three technical directors on the VTV Executive Board, specializing on the Nova News program of which he was a former Politics reporter and Features Correspondent. His goal for the year is to make Nova News more interactive and inclusive to the students of Villanova and create a structured order within the Nova News staff of cameramen, editors, and reporters. He will also work with the Nova News director, Monique Cummings, to create the News Morning Show and an opinionated new section. As for interesting facts, he once accidentally drove a van into a lake and almost drowned. He manages his family’s water store, a business that sells water. He likes cats. He used to live on a farm in India and his job was to manage the chickens and he is very skilled in handling chickens.