Executive Committee

The Executive Committee conducts all necessary business outside of the meetings of the General Assembly at our bi-annual conferences and is composed of the Executive Board, Representatives, and Executive Cabinet. Outlined below are all current members of the 2019-20 executive committee, with links to find their biographical information and email addresses.  

Executive Board

The Executive Board is the most senior leadership of the organization, comprised of the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Members of the Executive Board are elected by the General Assembly at the annual Spring Conference. 

Jahad Hoyte, Acting President

Brad Hershenson, Vice President

Bryce Mack, Treasurer

Damilola Adesanya, Secretary


Representatives are the voting delegates on the Executive Committee. Each Representative is elected by their campus caucus at the annual spring conference. Representatives vote on behalf of their respective campuses at monthly business meetings held by the executive committee, and represent the needs and interests of those campuses. Representatives also serve as resources for campus student governments by keeping them up-to-date on the Student Assembly operations and providing opportunities at the state level for their students.

Zion Sherin, Community Colleges

Kelvin Cooke, Chair, Community Colleges

Amy Zhang, Doctoral Granting Institutions

Elisabeth Rebmann, Agriculture, Technology, and Statutory Campuses

Ari Morales, Community Colleges

Pablo Hernandez, Community Colleges

Reese Harrison, Community Colleges

Savanah Shulkin, Community Colleges

Nicholas Chin, Doctoral Granting Institutions

President's Cabinet 

The Executive Cabinet is appointed by the President, and act as non-voting members of the Executive Committee. Appointments to the cabinet are approved by the elected representatives. The cabinet is comprised of directors, managers, and chairs who carry out the day-to-day functions of the Student Assembly, as directed by the President and the Chief of Staff.

Higher Leadership

Callie Humphrey, Parliamentarian

John Donnelly, Deputy Chief of Staff

Jennie Mauk, Director of Engagement

Committee Chairs

Gaëlle Jean-Baptiste, Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Jordan Roiland, Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Ryan Hughes, Chair of Student Success

Tanvir Alam, Vice Chair of Student Success

Samira Chowdhury, Chair of Safety and Wellness

Djamilie Jules, Vice Chair of Safety and Wellness


Shaheer Khan, Director of Government Relations (Federal Affairs)

Mashaal Bhatti, Deputy Director of Government Relations

Donnella Smith, Deputy Director of State Affairs

Maddie Pelkey, Director of Communications

John Klecker, Deputy Director of Legislative Strategy


Olivia Autenwreith, Deputy Director of Engagement

Jimmy Kinney, Liaison Coordinator

Katie Steele, Outreach Specialist

Noah Cowen, Web & Design Specialist

Dorothy Wann, Web & Design Specialist

Nicole Ortiz, Marketing Specialist

Justin Techmanski, Program Coordinator



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