Student Senate

Student Senators

Who Represents Me?

Asian American Senator

Theresa Lee
 

Theresa Lee

theresal@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Management Science

Personal Goals: 

  1. To represent the Asian American community to the best of my ability.
  2. To encourage students to look beyond their comfort zone and participate in every opportunity given on campus. 

African American Senator


 

Ryan Stoker

rstoker@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Political Science & Business Administration 

Personal Goals: 

  1. To establish an open line of communication with all students of the African American community.
  2. To establish a closer community by working with organizations within the community to be more inclusive.
  3. To improve the SMU experience for my constituents through any legislative means necessary.

Cox Senators

Elliott Bouillion
  Elliott Bouillion

ebouillion@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major(s): Finance and Economics

Personal Goals: 

  1. To improve the University Curriculum.
  2. To work on Residence Life in the Residential Commons.
  3. To get a water fountain on the outdoor track.


  Larry Cui 

lcui@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Flower Mound, TX
Major(s): Finance

Personal Goals: 

  1. To build a strong Student Senate team.
  2. To foster good relationships.

William Hammond
  William Hammond 

whammond@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Major(s): Finance, Pre-Med

Personal Goals: 

  1. To amend the University Curriculum.
  2. To represent constituents. 

 Colleen McKenzie   Colleen McKenzie

crmckenzie@smu.edu

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Austin, TX
Major(s): Finance and Public Policy

Personal Goals: 

  1. To improve communication between Senators and the student body.
  2. To work to improve Access and University Curriculum.
  3. To support on-campus organizations and promote school spirit initiatives. 
 Blake Rainey   Blake Rainey

brainey@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Mansfield, TX
Major(s): Management

Personal Goals: 

  1. To increase transparency of Senate procedures.
  2. To submit significant recommendations for University Curriculum.
  3. To actively work to support the successful transition to the Residential Commons system. 
 JB Stockslager   JB Stockslager

jstockslager@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Major(s): Finance

Personal Goals: 

  1. To fight for the wants and needs of my constituents.
  2. To help improve overall campus involvement and unity.
  3. To improve the implementation and execution of the University Curriculum.



Pre-Major Senators

Whitney Babin
  Whitney Babin

wbabin@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Cypress, TX
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering 

Personal Goals: 

  1. To represent my constituents to the best of my ability and ensure that everyone's concerns are heard.
  2. To improve the SMU community throughout this school year as much as possible as I learn and dedicate myself to Senate.


  Dylan De Muth

ddemuth@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Major(s): Finance, Pre-Med

Personal Goals: 

  1. To make sure that everything Senate does promotes the idea of making the dreams and goals of every student at SMU a reality. I want students to be assured that they can achieve anything they ant, and I want Senate to supper that through its leadership as a chamber. 


  Greg Hopkins

ghopkins@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Major(s): Business and Political Science

Personal Goals: 

  1. To resolve parking issues.
  2. To plan more Senate-sponsored events.
  3. To get more classes approved for the University Curriculum.

 James Jang   James Jang

jhjang@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Lewisville, TX
Major(s): Finance

Personal Goals: 

  1. To keep my constituents informed.
  2. To be readily available for my constituents.
  3. To streamline the process that it takes to fix problems so that once we see a problem, we can fix it speedily.
 Jun-Ho Koh   Jun-Ho Koh

jjkoh@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore 
Hometown: Urbana, IL
Major(s): Pre-Business

Personal Goals: 

  1. To improve the University Curriculum.
  2. To write at least 3 pieces of legislation.
 Thomas Schmedding   Thomas Schmedding

tschmedding@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Apex, NC
Major(s): Finance and Human Rights

Personal Goals: 

  1. To increase the sense of community on campus by highlighting the unique and diverse background of our student body.
 Trevor Thomas   Trevor Thomas

tnthomas@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Plano, TX
Major(s): Undecided

Personal Goals: 

  1. To promote recognition and accessibility of Student Senate.
  2. To improve attendance to football games. 

Dedman Senators

Emily Dombrowski
  Emily Dombrowski

edombrowski@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Flower Mound, TX
Major(s): History

Personal Goals: 

  1. To maintain better contact with Dedman College and support and promote their events.
  2. To have better contact and transparency with my constituents.
  3. To continue to work on the University Curriculum Task Force and Hughes-Trigg Renovation Task Force. 

Spencer Forrest
  Spencer Forrest

scforrest@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Oak Park, CA
Major(s): Political Science and Economics

Personal Goals: 

  1. To be as transparent as possible to my constituents.
  2. To increase school spirit and SMU pride. 

Preston Hutcherson
  Preston Hutcherson

phutcherson@smu.edu

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Canton, TX
Major(s): English

Personal Goals: 

  1. To work on establishing a summer grant program for students who take unpaid internships.
  2. To revise the Tate Lecture ticket distribution process. 

Alexa Maffei
  Alexa Maffei

amaffei@smu.edu

Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Channahon, IL
Major(s): Economics, Mathematics, and Statistical Science

Personal Goals: 

  1. To establish a newsletter so students can know what Senate is doing.
  2. To ensure professors and students are satisfied with the University Curriculum.
  3. To recognize and enforce passed legislation. 


  Mason Potter

Email

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Willis, TX
Major(s): History and International Studies

Personal Goals: 

  1. To meet new constituents. 
  2. To act on complaints.
  3. To streamline Student Senate services such as funding for organizations.
  4. To communicate, getting Senate's name out there and keeping it relevant. 



Hispanic American Senator

Monica Rodriguez
 

Monica Rodriguez

monicar@smu.edu

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Garland, TX
Major(s): Communication Studies

Personal Goals: 

  1. To promote diversity on campus.
  2. To encourage students to take on more leadership roles and get more involved in student activities.
  3. To facilitate communication between student body and administration. 
  4. to keep students well-informed. 

International Senator


 

Eric Yuan

ericy@smu.edu

Classification: 
Hometown:
Major(s): 

Personal Goals: 


Law Senators

Mia Kim
  Mia Kim

tmkim@smu.edu

Hometown: Plano, TX
Major(s): JD/MBA

Personal Goals: 

  1. To maintain engagement and commitment. 


  Will Stovall

wstovall@smu.edu

Classification: 
Hometown:
Major(s): 

Personal Goals: 

Lyle Senators

Carter Dewey
  Carter Dewey

cdewey@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Northbrook, IL
Major(s): Computer Engineering and Mathematics

Personal Statement: 

  1. To help resolve the issues with the University Curriculum.
  2. To bring alcohol to Ford Stadium.
  3. To work on parking reform. 

Austin McGinnis
  Austin McGinnis

amcginnis@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Edmond, OK
Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Pre-Med

Personal Goals: 

  1. To create better connections between schools at SMU.
  2. To improve the quality of life at SMU.
  3. To push for a more academic focus and culture. 




Meadows Senators

Connor Volz
  Connor Volz

cvolz@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Rowlett, TX
Major(s): Music and Finance

Personal Goals: 

  1. To communicate more with Constituents about pertinent issues.
  2. To continue to make strides on solving the University Curriculum problems.
  3. To continue Meadows awareness across campus. 




Perkins Senators

Joseph Davis
  Joseph "Cephas" Davis

davisjc@smu.edu

Classification: Final year
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Major(s): Masters of Theology 

Personal Goals: 

  1. To pass legislation that will benefit the student body. 

Ailey Pope
  Ailey Pope

apope@smu.edu

Classification:
Hometown:
Major(s):

Personal Goals: 

Simmons Senators


  Sarah Tuohy

stuohy@smu.edu

Classification: Senior
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Major(s): Sport Management and Psychology

Personal Statement:

  1. To improve awareness and participation in the Simmons School.
  2. To facilitate an easier SMU Basketball ticket pick-up procedure.
  3. To improve the Giddy Up service. 



Transfer Senator

Brian Yen
 

Brian Yen

byen@smu.edu

Classification: Junior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Finance

Personal Statement: 

  1. To create more awareness about Mustang Transfer.
  2. To make the transition to SMU as easy as possible. 
  3. To allocate appropriately the budget for transfer activities. 
  4. To meet as many transfer students as possible.
  5. To educate transfer students about campus resources, activities, and programs.