Student Senate Committees

Senate Resources

 
 

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

Vice President Danielle Meirow, DeMario Bell, Jonathon Cook, Hannah Lentz, Shelbi Rushing, Jeanette Velasco

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4:30 P.M. in Kirkhof 0042.

Contact Jonathan Cook with questions or concerns.


Finance

 
 

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

Vice President Samantha Conrad, Nik Catlin, Tyler Tester, Jake Bax, Alek Mizikar, Jorden Simmonds, Logan Wyatt, Tyler Ziola

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. in Kirkhof 1104. 

Contact Jorden Simmonds with questions or concerns.


Campus Affairs

 
 

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

Vice President Timothy Layer, Eric Cousins, Sydney Tyus, Calvin Snedeker, Danielle Pickett, Sean O'Melia, Jewel Haji

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 5:00 P.M. in room 135 of the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Contact Eric Cousins with questions or concerns.


Educational Affairs

 
 

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

Vice President Scott St. Louis, Shannon Blood, Tobias Hutchins, Dave Inda, Michael Jones, Adam Hukkala, Ella Fritzemeier

Meets every Wednesday at 8:00 P.M. in room 0040 of the Kirkhof Center.

Contact Scott St. Louis with questions or concerns.


Diversity Affairs

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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

Vice President Anthony Clemons, Cameron Saghaiepour, Jason Vandenberghe, Mackenzie Butler, Jacob Schacht, Rainesha Williams-Fox

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Monday at 6:30 P.M. in room 0040 of the Kirkhof Center.

Contact Rainesha Williams-Fox with questions or concerns.


External Relations

 
 

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

Vice President Andrew Plague, Terrel Couch, Madelaine Cleghorn, Jacob Johnston, Reuben Peck, Lawrence Williams

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4:30 P.M. in the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Contact Madelaine Cleghorn with questions or concerns.


Public Relations

 
 

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

Vice President Emma Moulton, Craig Harris, Jes Hamlin, Kenzie O'Neil, Michelle Nelson, Jose Rodriguez, Jeffrey Sorenson

Meetings & Contact

Meets every Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. in room 135 of the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Contact Tyler Ziola with questions or concerns.