Student Senate

Student Senators

Who Represents Me?

Asian-American Senator


 

Theresa Lee

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Personal Statement: 

(1) 

African-American Senator


 

Ryan Stoker

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

Personal Statement: 

(1) Communicate more with constituents

(2) Be a more accessible connection between senate and the African American community.

(3) Pass legislation that improves the experience of my constituents on campus. 

Cox Senators


  Lee Downen
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Hernando, MS
Major(s): Marketing

Personal Statement: 

(1) Introduce Pre-business students to the different majors in cox

(2) Promote cross-discipline interactions between cox and lyle.

(3) Develop a clear channel of communications for my constituents to voice their ideas and concerns


  Carole Finley
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  Jade Noyce
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Hereford, TX
Major(s): Business Management and Political Science

Personal Statement: 

(1)To connect with the student body and seek out their concerns

(2) To help write and implement meaningful legislation. 

    Kayce Pederson
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA
Major(s): Accounting/Spanish

Personal Statement: 

(1) Help Further business classes to transfer to UC

(2) Make sure actions are taken to value every student

(3) Effectively listen to student body

    Paige Witthar
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    Jacob Watts
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Major(s): Accounting

Personal Statement: 

(1) Increase Library Hours (specifically for the BIC)

(2) Follow up on previously approved “Email opt-out” legislation

(3) Improve  internal efficiency within Senate



Pre-Major Senators


  Carlton Adams
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Business 

Personal Statement: 

(1) Speak up more

(2) Speak to more constituents

(3) Write three pieces of legislation


  Elliot Bouillion
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Business

Personal Statement: 

(1) Put a microphone in Mac’s Place

(2) Foster a greater sense of community between Greek Organizations.

(3) More fans at football/basketball games


  Jacob Conway
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown:Anaheim, CA
Major(s): Business

Personal Statement: 

(1) Try to get more outdoor seating/study areas

(2) Longer hours at Hamon Arts Library

(3) Meet Everyone

(4) Figure out how to improve perunanet

    Emily Dombrowski
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Flower Mound, TX
Major(s): Undecided

Personal Statement: 

(1) Connect with my constituents

(2) Pass legislation

    Joshua Kezar
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Classification: Sophomore 
Hometown: Brandenton, FL
Major(s): Environmental Engineering

Personal Statement: 

(1) (24/7) food

(2) Rollover flex $- Doesn’t expire until graduation

(3) Represent

    Megan Sunderland
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Major(s): Prelaw and Psychology

Personal Statement: 

(1) Effectively listen to the student body

(2) Not just discuss, but solve

(3) Make the UC more manageable for students

Dedman Senators


  John Bonadelle
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major(s): Economics/Finance

Personal Statement: 

(1) To be an active Student Senator

(2) To represent Dedman School well

(3) To try and accomplish the goals I had before being elected


  Zane Cavender
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Corsicana, TX
Major(s): Political Science and Psychology

Personal Statement: 

(1) Alcohol in Ford Stadium

(2) Parking solutions

(3) Spring boulevards


  Fantine Giap
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major(s): Biology

Personal Statement: 

(1) Increased transparency through social media

(2) Increased community within Dedman (networking)

(3) Work on developing website


  Preston Hutcherson
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Canton, TX
Major(s): English and History

Personal Statement: 

(1) Org Funding

(2) Pre-med Program issues

(3) Finance committee standards


  Hiba Ibad
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Coppell, TX
Major(s): Human Rights and Biochemistry

Personal Statement: 

(1) Better Communication with Organization

(2) 24-hour food place

(3) Better Peruna Net


  Ryan Writt
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major(s): Economics

Personal Statement: 

(1) Increase Student involvement in SMU sporting Events

(2) Build and Connect SMU community

(3) Allocate monetary resources appropriating and increase funding


  Mason Potter
mpotter@smu.edu

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Personal Statement: 

(1) 


Hispanic-American Senator


 


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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Maracibo, Venezuela
Major(s): Engineering

Personal Statement: 

(1) 

International Senator


 

Winston Sher

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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: China
Major(s): Political Science

Personal Statement: 

(1) Let internationals know the nature, time, and location for campus events.

                              (2) Make a sense of community attached to SMU

                              (3) Make more people aware of the student senate.

Law Senators


  Sam Pondrom
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Classification: Law 2-L
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Law

Personal Statement: 

(1) Represent interests of law schools

(2) Continue momentum of law school gains from last year

(3) Cut down SMU span email


  Jacob Wilson
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Classification: Law 2-L
Hometown:Plano, TX
Major(s): Law

Personal Statement: 

(1) Ensure law schools needs are met

(2) Further SMU as a whole

Lyle Senators


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

Personal Statement: 

(1) Implementation of legislation

(2) Joint-Organization Event Planning

(3) Strengthen network of campus leaders


  William O'Connor
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Ft. Worth, TX
Major(s): Computer Science and Economics

Personal Statement: 

(1) Pass at least 2 pieces of legislation

(2) Meet everyone in the Senate/Drink coffee before every meeting. 


  Caleb Pool
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Aledo, TX
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics

Personal Statement: 

(1) Improve Lyle recognition among school at large.

(2) Push for new building for engineering

(3) Develop a much more visible website

    Cindy Jo Santillan
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics

Personal Statement: 

(1) Increase and Expand the connection between SMU and Lyle

(2) Better allocation of funds within Lyle organizations.

(3) Be a strong voice for the Lyle school of engineering

Meadows Senators


  Becca Rothstein
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Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: 
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Personal Statement: 

(1) 


  Anthony McAuliffe
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Classification: Senior
Hometown: Keller, TX
Major(s): Political Science, Spanish, and Communications

Personal Statement: 

(1) Bring Meadows more into the loop of senate

(2) Increase communication with the student body

(3) Work to increase funding for organizations


 

Connor Volz

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(1) 


Perkins Senators


  Carissa Rodgers
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Classification: 2nd Year Graduate
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Major(s): Masters of Diversity 

Personal Statement: 

(1) Protect interests of graduate students

(2) Protect interests of minorities

(3) Maintain integrity, equality and justice in legislation and decision making 


  Michelle Rushing
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Simmons Senators


  Sarah Tuohy
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Detroit, MI
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Personal Statement: 

(1) Not allowing 3 finals on one day

(2) Boulevard in the spring semester tradition (spring football game)

(3) Help make chamber transparent 


  Trent Barns 
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Transfer Senator


 

Christine Vasily

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Classification: Senior
Hometown: 
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Personal Statement: 

(1)