The Senate is comprised of four standing committees and may include temporary committees as required and determined by the Cabinet and Executive Board. Senators serve for one year and are elected in the spring. Freshman senators are elected in the fall during a special election to fill vacant senate spots. A senator is permitted to either represent their Academic Class or Departmental School.
Jack Spiller - President
Kane Murray - Executive Vice President
Lindi Cisco - Vice President of Communications
Jaden-Julian O’Neal - Vice President of Finance
JJ Price - Speaker of the Senate
Emily Dietz - Parliamentarian
To actively seek out and represent the opinions of the student body to the University through consideration of recommendations and resolutions.
To Allocate funds as requested and submitted by Approved Student Organizations and to regulate the operation of Student Government and its components by the consideration of legislation.
Academic Affairs Committee
Purpose: To consider issues regarding the academic experience of students such as, but not limited to, majors/minors, General Education Requirements, academic advising and academic support services.
Committee Head: Saeema Syed, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: To consider issues such as, but not limited to, university planning; facilities, technology and infrastructure; admissions and financial aid; vendor relations; and university administrative support areas.
Committee Head: Sienna Hilll, Email: email@example.com
Student Life Committee
Purpose: To review issues regarding the out-of-class experiences of students such as, but not limited to, residence life and commuter concerns, campus safety, dining, health and wellness, recreation, and athletics.
Committee Head: Samantha Montanez, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Organization Allocation Committee
Purpose: To consider requests for funding from student organizations received by published deadlines and to determine funding allocations within the scope of the committee's authority and recommend allocations for consideration by the Senate.
Purpose: To develop the annual budget for presentation to Senate and to serve as the review committee for student organization funding appeals.
Purpose: To investigate reports of impropriety or official misconduct and bring impeachment charges to the Senate along with serving as the review committee for appeals resulting from sanctions assessed for Election Rule violations.