Committees

Committee Chairs

Executive Committee Chair


  Ramon Trespalacios
Student Body President
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Membership Committee Chair


  Anna Norkett
senatemembership@smu.edu

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Communications Committee Chair


  Irisa Ona
iona@smu.edu

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Organizations Committee Chair


  David Lee
senateorganizations@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Plano, TX
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering

Personal Statement: 

(1) Create new system for keeping up with Graduate Organizations information

(2) Adopt to Organizations at SMU to finally utilize it

(3) Use committee to represent and legislate for organizations

Endowment Committee Chair


  Jared McCluskey
senateendowment@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Major(s): Economics 

Personal Statement: 

(1) Establish Committee meetings

(2) Major fundraising events (1 per semester)

(3) $100,000 for the 100th Student Senate

Finance Committee Chair


  Jeff Whelan
senatefinance@smu.edu

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Major(s):  Real Estate Finance

Personal Statement: 

(1) Facilitate funding between senate and campus organizations

(2) Increase transparency between committee and senate chamber

(3) Maintain a committee of responsible student senators and general members

Student Concerns Committee Chair


  Chase Harker
charker@smu.edu 

Classification: Sophomore 
Hometown: Prosper, TX
Major(s): Computer Science  

Personal Statement: 

(1) Establish a system to effectively survey Student Body

(2) Develop a network of campus leaders

(3) Invest in and empower General Members to make an impact

Diversity Committee Chair


  Kimberly Elmazi
senatediversity@smu.edu

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Scholarship Committee Chair


 

Medhi Hami

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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Garland, TX
Major(s): Biology and Political Science  

Personal Statement: 

(1) Establish an effective video campaign to promote scholarships

(2) Establish a working relationship with the vice-chair and members of the committee

(3) Increase the number of applicants for scholarships