Committee Information

Committee Name: British Secret Intelligence Service (BSIS)
Organ: United Kingdom National Security Apparatus (UKNSA), 1918
Undersecretary-General: Georgina Kenchington
Deputy Undersecretary-General: Charlotte Phillips
Chair and Crisis Manager: Zac Schroepfer and Brendan Keenan
Topic A: The Irish Independence Movement
Topic B: American Influence
Topic C: The Rise of Eastern Thought
Topic D: World War I

The Topic Abstract for this committee can be accessed here.


About the Chair

Zac Schroepfer is a student in the Class of 2019 of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University pursuing majors in Marketing and Operations & Information Management with a minor in Economics and a certificate in Global Business. Zac hails from the bustling metropolis of Tallahassee, Florida, and since coming from the Panhandle of Florida he has truly found his northern home here on the Hilltop. Zac is involved with the student government, the Georgetown Program Board, the University’s tour guide society, the Georgetown Neighborhood’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission, as well as an active member of the Georgetown University Travel Model United Nations Team. Zac is excited to meet all of the delegates this upcoming February and see what great, fun, and crazy ideas everyone brings to the table!

About the Crisis Manager

Brendan Keenan is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2018 pursuing a major in International Politics with a concentration in International Security and a certificate in Latin American studies. Brendan comes to the Hilltop from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. Actively involved with the Model UN team, Brendan has served on the Secretariat for NAIMUN LII and LIII, has staffed NAIMUN and NCSC – Georgetown’s sister conference for college students – before in addition to traveling with the Georgetown MUN team. Outside of NAIMUN, Brendan is involved with the Student Advocacy Office and student government. Brendan is looking forward to an exciting conference and hopes you all are prepared to redefine history!

Learning Goals

NAIMUN strives to provide the most well-rounded educational and enjoyable experience to delegates. The learning goals for the British Secret Intelligence Services are as follows. Delegates will gain:

  • A generalized understanding of traditional intelligence gathering techniques and how to influence events in other ‘nations’ or ‘bodies’ in real-time.
  • An intimate knowledge of how intelligence aids decision making during a war.