Skip to main content

Student Senate Committees

Senate Resources

SRC

Purpose

The Senate Resources Committee is dedicated to developing and maintaining an effective Student Senate. The SRC will ensure efficiency within the organization by servicing its internal dilemmas and by enforcing its established rules.  The Student Resources Committee is also responsible for interviewing and appointing applicants to the Student Senate and for enforcing all organizational rules.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in KC 1140

Contact Jeremy Turnbull with questions or concerns.

 

Members

Current Members: Vice President Jeremy Turnbull, Julia Sturvist, Amela Mandzukic, Greg Ziegenfelder, Emma Hahs, and Emma Sluiter.


Finance

FIN

Purpose

To effectively administer the Student Life Fund to student organizations for the promotion and enhancement of campus life at Grand Valley State University; evaluate all monetary expenditures and events ensuring Student Life Funds are being used for the enhancement of campus life.

Meetings and Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in KC 2201

Contact Rachel Travis with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Rachel Travis, Olivia Kolc, Riley Burch, Matthew Criado-Cano, Aminah Muhammad, Carley Aller, Wesley Wilson, Deja Broaden.


Campus Affairs

CAC

Purpose

To monitor all campus-oriented issues, to inform the Student Senate and administration of these issues and to act as the voice of the students ensuring that their best interests are fulfilled.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in KC 1249.

Contact Beth Hopkins with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Beth Hopkins, Jonathan Bowman, Kevin Chui, Walter Schlub, Rachel Jenkin, and Stephen Cooper.


Educational Affairs

EAC

Purpose

To keep a close watch on the changing system of education at GVSU, to maintain close contacts with University academic committees and to ensure a strong student voice in the shaping of academic policies.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. in KC 1247.

Contact Malayna Hasmanis with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Malayna Hasmanis, Andrew Hereza, Alexander Turnbull, Steven Henley, Libby Liebertz, Siera Ruffer, and Ryan Christian.

 


Diversity Affairs

DAC

Purpose

To consider and act upon policy, practices and issues; make recommendations to the Senate and University administration; create an open dialogue between the Senate and organizations that have a diverse interest or focus; facilitate awareness and open communication; research and investigate various forms of discrimination against students related to, but not limited to, matters of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability, origin and other multicultural matters.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Monday at 12:00 p.m. in KC 1142.

Contact Brandon Fitzgerald with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Brandon Fitzgerald, Madison Rhoades, Delando Davis-Wright, Brianna Pannell, Eric Szczepaniak, and Rebecca Rogers.


External Relations

ERC

Purpose

The External Relations Committee will act as a liaison between the Student Senate and the local community, ensuring that Grand Valley State University students have positive experiences in the areas surrounding the University.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Friday at 11:00 a.m.

Contact Nikhil Watsa with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Nikhil Watsa, Kyra Hull, Jakob Bigard, John VanDaele, Brian Branham, and River Gibbs.


Public Relations

PRC

Purpose

The Public Relations Committee shall be dedicated to informing the Senate of the public opinion and concerns of the student body, to ensuring an accurate image of the Senate, and to informing the student body of Senate activities and legislation. Furthermore, the Public Relations Committee shall foster student awareness of important campus issues.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Monday at 5:00 p.m. in KC 1249.

Contact Noelle Milad with questions or concerns.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Noelle Milad, Dan Ziegenfelder, Anna Szlay, Brooklynn Golnick, Morgan Mattler, Carter Engler, and Rachel Reynolds.