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Here you will find various information about the A.S. UCSD Council such as personal statements from council members, minutes from the Council meetings, and much more.

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Arts and Humanities Senator: Demi Mundo
Demi Mundo
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Theatre, Muir, 3rd Year
Worked in the following Productions:
“The Dybukk” & “Dilated Pupils” (actor)
“Winterworks” (costumes assistant)
“Thesis Works” (sound assistant)
Head Chair, Panhellenic Chapter Extension
Sisterhood Director, Chi Omega
College Ambassador
Muir College Orientation Leader
Team Member, Jamba Juice

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Advocate for the underrepresented Arts & Humanities (AH) majors
-Ensure equal access to AS funding for AH student orgs
-Unify the acclaimed AH Department

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Biological Sciences Senator: Rushil Patel
Rushil Patel
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
General Biology, Muir, 1st Year
First Year Senator, Associated Students
Leadership/Advocacy, AS First Year Council
Finance Chair, Project RISHI
Service Board, HMP3
Pledge Class VP, Beta Theta Pi
Member, AMSA & BSSA

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Empower bio and pre-med orgs to assist students with job placement and med school admissions
-Increase research opportunities for underclassmen
-Centralize advising resources for bio students
-Enhance networking between students, alumni, and professionals

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Campus-wide Senator: Garrett Dempsey
Garrett Dempsey
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Campus-wide Senator: Bryan Dierking
Bryan Dierking
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Aerospace Engineering, Warren, 2nd Year
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Intern
Member, Triton Rocket Club
Historian, Derby Days Committee, Active Member, Sigma Chi

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Increase funding for student orgs
-Protect traditional Triton events that benefit all students (Sun God, Bear Gardens, and Hullabaloo)
-Enhance the AS social media presence to increase visibility
-Organize networking events for students from all backgrounds
-Encourage collaboration with Greek orgs

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Campus-wide Senator: Joey Giltner
Joey Giltner
Email: jgiltner@ucsd.edu
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Economics, Warren, 3rd Year
Transfer at Large, Warren Council
Treasurer, Undergrad Comm Society
Member, Warren Transfer Commuter Commission
Community Leader, InterVarsity
Member, Rules Committee, Warren
Warren Student Conduct Rep.

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Effectively represent the entire student body
-Advocate for the underrepresented transfer community
-Increase AS funding for all student orgs
-Protect & improve the quality of traditional Triton events (like Sun God)
-Build school spirit

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Campus-wide Senator: Parthu Kalva
Parthu Kalva
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Physiology & Neuro/Public Health, Revelle, 4th Year
Founder/President, CORDUSA at UCSD
Team Leader, Emerging Leaders Program
Core Board Member, Coalition of South Asian Peoples
Advocate for Hindi Heritage Classes

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Reform and improve professional school advising resources
-Systematize the connection of faculty advisors to student orgs
-Develop specialized grants that fund student org volunteer efforts
-Advocate for Asian American Studies and Muslim Studies minors

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Campus-wide Senator: Brandon Kim
Brandon Kim
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Management Science, Marshall, 3rd Year
UCSD Men’s Club Volleyball Team
Undergraduate Accounting Society
Korean Campus Missions
Secretary of State, CA YMCA Youth & Government

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Reform AS communication and transparency by utilizing social media and improving the AS website
-Recharge school spirit through athletics, college councils, student orgs, and online campaigns
-Empower students by prioritizing feedback and making AS operations more accessible and understandable

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Campus-wide Senator: Nadia Lopez
Nadia Lopez
Email: nal007@ucsd.edu
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Sociology (Social Inequality Concentration), Warren, 3rd Year
VP, Students Against Mass Incarceration (SAMI)
Events Board Member, Warren College Council
Mexican Migration Field Research
Mentor, TCLI (Mentoring 1st gen. college applicants)

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Reach out to students who are less involved
-Raise awareness of issues that affect minority groups on campus
-Make AS funding more equally accessible to all student orgs
-Improve collaboration between AS and the College Councils

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Campus-wide Senator: Adilene Rodriguez
Adilene Rodriguez
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Economics, Muir, 2nd Year
Undocumented Student Issues Policy Director, AS Office of External Affairs
Treasurer, Muir Residents’ Council
First Year Rep, Muir College Council

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Unite the campus by promoting school spirit through more campus-wide events
-Collaborate with student orgs to improve AS accessibility
-Advocate on behalf of our diverse student body
-Utilize social media and interact with student orgs to engage and inform students about important campus issues

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Campus-wide Senator: Dominick Suvonnasupa
Dominick  Suvonnasupa
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Management Science, Warren, 3rd Year
Transfer Senator, Finance Committee, Associated Students
Assistant Coordinator, Single Stop USA
Director of Student Services, AS College of Marin

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Empower student orgs through AS events and increased funding
-Collaborate with Career Services to expand job/internship opportunities
-Reform AS finances to ensure fiscal responsibility and equal resource distribution
-Stimulate student enterprises to promote student-run businesses

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Engineering Senator: Salman Alrashed
Salman Alrashed
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Mechanical Engineering, Warren, 3rd Year
Research Scholar, KAUST Gifted Student Program
Orientation Leader, Warren
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Peer Mentor, Warren Peer Mentorship Program
Member, UCSD Circle K

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Tailor networking events to engineers based on year and experience
-Collaborate with IDEA student center to better support engineering students and orgs
-Bolster hands on training opportunities through enhanced peer mentorship program

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First Year Senator: Caroline Hou
Caroline Hou
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First Year Senator: Philip Huh
Philip Huh
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First Year Senator: Lauren Roberts
Lauren Roberts
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Marshall Senator: Sulochana Marpadga
Sulochana Marpadga
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Working Together to Make a Mark

Experience
> TMCSC Housing, Dining, and Hospitality (HDH) Representative

I WILL:
>COMMUNICATE the opinions and beliefs of Marshall students to A.S.
>SERVE as a link between Marshall Council and Associated Students
>PROMOTE and PROTECT the core philosophy of Thurgood Marshall College
>SUPPORT Marshall students as a knowledgeable resource

Vote Marshall IMPACT
Marshall Senator: Jonathan Slowey
Jonathan Slowey
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Working Together to Make a Mark

Experience:
>TMCSC STUD of Imagination

I WILL:
>Make myself an accessible RESOURCE for Marshall Students
>INFORM students about campus issues during weekly office hours
>ESTABLISH outlets within the Marshall Community to aid students in voicing concerns or questions
>SERVE as a LIAISON between the respective voices of the Marshall community and AS
>PROMOTE involvement, diversity, and acceptance


Vote Marshall IMPACT
Muir Senator: Brianne Logasa
Brianne Logasa
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Genuine Leaders Active Dreamers

Genuine Leadership:
MCC Diversity Advocate
UCSD College Ambassador
Triton Day Committee

Active Dreams:
REPRESENT all constituents’ interests equally and justly
CREATE programs and workshops that help inform students on the issues taking place at UC San Diego
LISTEN to the concerns of my constituents and address them without bias to both A.S. Council and Muir College Council
CELEBRATE the independent spirit

Don’t get mad. Vote GLAD.
Muir Senator: Taylor Valdivia
Taylor Valdivia
Email: tvaldivi@ucsd.edu
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Genuine Leaders Active Dreamers

Genuine Leadership:
MCC VP Public Relations
Chief of Staff, AS Office of the President
Chair, Muir Spirit Night Committee
Triton Day Committee
Summer Bridge 2012

Active Dreaming:
ADVOCATE for the voices and concerns of Muir students.
FOSTER the relationship between constituents and administration to develop community, empowerment and equity through public forum and weekly office hours addressing important campus wide issues.
COMMUNICATE with administration to ensure the safety of a well-lit and secure Muir Campus.

Don’t get mad. Vote GLAD.
Physical Sciences Senator: Angie Aguilar
Angie Aguilar
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Spirit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Applied Mathematics, Revelle, 1st Year
Fundraising Committee, Active Member, U-Aid
Intramural Co Ed Basketball

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Be the voice for underrepresented Physical Science (PS) majors on AS Council
-Ensure equal access to AS funding for PS student orgs
-Bolster awareness about resources available to PS students
-Increase internship and research opportunities for underclassmen
-Promote the accomplishments of the PS Department
-Increase networking opportunities within PS majors

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Revelle Senator: Gino Calavitta
Gino Calavitta
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EXPERIENCE
-Revelle College Council Freshman Representative
-Emerging Leaders Program cohort member
-AS First Year Council member

I WILL
-ADVOCATE for Revelle’s interests and needs on A.S.
-IMPROVE the relationship between A.S. and Revelle College Council
-Strive towards a more ACCESSIBLE and less intimidating relationship between Revelle College Council and the Revelle Student Body
-Be an APPROACHABLE and TRANSPARENT resource to Revelle Students

Making W.A.V.E.S.
Welcoming. Accessible. Visible. Empowering. Service.
Revelle Senator: Joshua Fachtmann
Joshua Fachtmann
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Revelle Senator: Marco Vasquez
Marco Vasquez
Email: m4vasque@ucsd.edu
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Roosevelt Senator: Jacqueline Doan
Jacqueline Doan
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Roosevelt Senator: Melody Moteabbed
Melody Moteabbed
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Sixth Senator: Liza Lukasheva
Liza Lukasheva
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Sixth Senator: Angie Saavedra
Angie Saavedra
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Transparent. Empowered. Active. Leaders.

MISSION LOG:
-Orientation Leader '13
-Diversity Advocate, SCSC '13-'14
-Outreach Committee, TESC '13-'14
-Orientation Intern '14

NEXT MISSION:
-To be outspoken in REPRESENTING the students' voice
-Keeping in mind the students' BEST INTERESTS when giving opinion
-PROMOTE the spirit of Sixth College and UCSD
-Be a RELIABLE, TRANSPARENT liaison between A.S and SCSC
-EMBODY open-mindedness and understanding

Trust TEAL
Less talk. More action.
Social Sciences Senator: Kim Hong
Kim Hong
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RISE Up. Move FORWARD.
Reform | Innovation | Sprit | Empowerment

WHO I AM:
Human Development, Marshall, 3rd Year
Director of Admin & ASCE Rep, Marshall Student Council
Student Ambassador, Marshall’s Reach as You Climb
Community Leader, InterVarsity
Student Assistant, UCSD Alumni
Freshmen Mentor, Each One and Reach One

WHAT I WILL DO:
-Expand career & advising opportunities for students
-Prioritize student feedback & representation via office hours & outreach
-Engage social science alumni in networking events
-Promote overall social science majors awareness

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Transfer Senator: Ariel Jacome-Lopez
Ariel Jacome-Lopez
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Transfer Senator: Ricky Martorana
Ricky Martorana
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Warren Senator: Jesslyn Myers
Jesslyn Myers
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Student Inspired | Student Leaders

Freshman Representative, Warren College Student Council 13-14
Warren College Representative, First Year Council 13-14
Spirit Night Committee Member, Commission of Warren Spirit 13-14
Member, CleRHCs 13-14

I WILL
BRIDGE the gap between Associated Students and Warren College Student Council
DEVELOP innovative strategies to engage and inform the Warren students
MAINTAIN an unbiased point of view when presenting information to WCSC and constituents
FOSTER collaboration among all AS Senators and the seven councils

Think New. Vote Blue.
NOVA
Warren Senator: Akshay Tangutur
Akshay Tangutur
Email: atangutu@ucsd.edu
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As AS Senator, I will represent the voice of Warren, as well as advocate for the betterment of the Warren College community. Through COLLABORATION with Warren College constituents, I will refresh the Warren College experience through student INVOLVEMENT in creative and sustainable projects.

DistrICT Warren: Involvement. Collaboration. Transparency.
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