Nicholas Karas was a player and co-president of the club at Berkeley.
Nick is known for aggressively spreading quiz bowl throughout the West at both the high school and collegiate levels. His outreach efforts led to Berkeley fielding a record nine teams for ACF Fall. He helped edit and organize ICCS, the 2014 replacement for Early Autumn Collegiate Novice, and was the leading organizer and contributor to the premier quizbowl questions database, Quinterest. He was the VP of Outreach for PACE from 2014 to 2016 and has since worked for NAQT doing outreach and marketing. He has also played a key role in extending quizbowl from the Bay Area to Sacramento.
Nick has played a major role in organizing the California Cup tournaments on the Northern California circuit and directing Sacramento-area tournaments.