Exec of the Week: Alissa Malina

Exec of the Week: Alissa Malina
January 23, 2015 nmsayorku

Meet Alissa, our Director of Events. We all know York is scary. We are all here for her.

1. What is your name? Alissa Malina.

2. What year are you in and what is your major? 4th year, Marketing major.

3. Why did you choose to join the NMSA? I benefited a lot from being a general member and I wanted to help better the experience for future members in upcoming years!

4. Are you ready for this questionnaire? Never been more ready in my life.

5. It’s a very hot and muggy day. You desperately want something very cool and refreshing to quench your thirst and revitalize your body. What would you drink — either make your own or store-bought. Grande Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade – obviously.

6. If you could have any job in the world, which one would you want? VP of Marketing at stable and successful company.

7. If you could play any musical instrument, what would it be and why? If you already play an instrument(s), what do you play and why? The guitar – because everyone loves the one person at a camp fire who can bust out their guitar and make the bonfire that much cooler.

8. What article of clothing could you not live without? Big, comfy oversized sweaters.

9. What is your favourite season and why? Fall – because of the leaves changing colours & trendy fall outfits.

10. Name your favourite children’s story. Beauty & the Beast.

11. Based on something you’ve already done, how might you make it into the Guinness Book of World Records? Longest time ever spent sleeping – I could easily sleep for days.

12. Have you been told you look like a celebrity? If so, who? Miley Cyrus in her Hannah Montana days AKA before she went all crazy.

13. What kind of music do you like? Anything except for heavy metal music.

14. If you could snap your fingers and appear somewhere else, where would you be? …“Paris is always a good idea” – Audrey Hepburn

15. Crunchy Peanut Butter or Smooth? Smooth all the way.

16. If you had to be handcuffed to one person for an entire month, who would it be? Michael Trevino from Vampire Diaries.

17. What is your favourite holiday? Halloween because … “Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” Kate Spade

18. What is your biggest fear or phobia? Walking around York at night – I think everyone can relate.

19. If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why? Emma Watson – because she is an all-around awesome human being.

20. What is your favourite movie? The Notebook

21. Are you a morning or night person? Night owl.

22. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why? Teleportation.

23. What’s your pet peeve? When people sit next to you on public transportation even when there are other seats available.

24. If you were an animal, what would you be and why? Dolphins – because I love swimming.

25. Please insert shameless twitter/instagram/linkedin plug here:

Twitter – @alissamalina
LinkedIn – Alissa Malina