Student Senate Committees

Senate Resources

Senate Resources Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Rebecca Noell, Brandon Fitzgerald, Nhu Nguyen, Sydney Tyus, Kara Pyykkonen and Amela Mandzukic.

 

 

 

 

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Thursday at 8pm in KC 0040.

Contact Rebecca Noell with questions or concerns.

 


Finance

Finance Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Jeremy Turnball, Tyler Tester, Rachel Travis, Benjamin Soltis, Jaci Reck, Olivia Kolc and Julia Sturvist.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 6:00pm in Kirkhof Center 1142. 

Contact Jeremy Turnball with questions or concerns.


Campus Affairs

Campus Affairs Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Sean O'Melia, Kristoffer Butler, Jewel Haji, Elizabeth Hopkins, Jonathan Bowman, Alan Carter, and Kevin Chui.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4:00pm in the Kirkhof Center Room 1247.

Contact Sean O'Melia with questions or concerns.


Educational Affairs

Educational Affairs Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Maria Beelen, Malayna Hasmanis, Andrew Hereza, Cameron Saghaiepour, Kelsey Lugin and Nikhil Watsa.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Wednesday at 6:00pm in the Kirkhof Center Room 0040.

Contact Maria Beelen with questions or concerns.


Diversity Affairs

Diversity Affairs Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Mackenzie Butler, Andy Bui, Jacob Johnston, Madison Rhoades and Christopher Lopez.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4:30pm in Kirkhof Center 1249.

Contact Mackenzie Butler with questions or concerns.


External Relations

External Relations Committee

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.

Members

Current Members: Vice President Andrew Oeffner, Chris Kohut, Elizabeth Liebertz, Anastasia Grimes, Anna Szalay and Michael Sullivan.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4pm in Kirkhof Center 0080.

Contact Andrew Oeffner with questions or concerns.


Public Relations

Public Relations Committee

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.

 

Members

Current Members: Vice President Ella Fritzemeier, Noelle Milad, José Rodriguez, Nicholas Kapusta and Dan Ziegenfelder.

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Monday at 6pm in Kirkhof Center Room 1140.

Contact Ella Fritzemeier with questions or concerns.