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SIUE Student Government

Legislative Branch

The legislative branch of Student Government consists of 22 senators elected by the Student Body  during annual elections held during Spring Semester or appointed, pursuant to the Student Government Constitution. Two of the fourteen elected Senators are graduate students. Two freshman senators ae appointed during the Fall Semester.

Meet Your Senators 

matt

Name: Matt Butler
Position: Freshman Senator
Hometown: Alton, IL
Year in School: Freshman
Major: Biology – Medical Science
Vision for Student Government: “I would love to be able to make an impact on the student body. Whether it be starting an event, taking the time to listen to the ideas of as many students as possible, or just trying to advocate for students, I want those that attend SIUe to feel like they've had the best possible experience.”
Hobbies: Reading, watching medical dramas, doing volunteer work, going on runs with my dog
Other campus involvement: N/A
Contact Matt: mabutle@siue.edu


Nick

Name: Nick Grunloh
Position: Freshman Senator
Hometown: Effingham, IL
Year in School: Freshman
Major: Biology
Vision for Student Government: “I want to assist this
university in all current and future accomplishments.”
Hobbies: Sports, politics, scientific research
Other campus involvement: URCA, Pre-Med club
Contact: nigrunl@siue.edu


vu

Name: Vu Do                
Position: Graduate Senator
Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  
Year in School: Senior Master Student  
Major: MBA
Vision for Student Government: “I want Student Government to understand student activities and needs for the university.”
Hobbies: Listening to music, yoga and cooking
Other campus involvement: Graduate Council, Programs Committee, Graduate Student Advisory Board
Contact: vdo@siue.edu

ash

Name: Ashley Jeffers
Position: Graduate Senator
Hometown: Steeleville, IL
Year in School: 2nd year Graduate Student
Major: College Student Personnel Administration
Vision for Student Government: “It is my hope to bring more transparency about available graduate assistantship opportunities for current and enrolling graduate students in order to allow financial hurdles and burdens to be lessened for my specific constituency. I also have been working with a committee towards streamlining online orientation piece for graduate students to make the transition to SIUE easier.”
Hobbies: Singing, music, boxing, fitness, outdoor activities, traveling, and hanging out with my friends and family.
Other campus involvement: Chi Sigma Alpha (Student Affairs Honor Society), The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Contact Ashley: ajeffer@siue.edu


Jaelyn Bouie

Name: Jaelyn Bouie
Position: Senator at Large
Hometown: Shorewood, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Psychology with a minor in Black Studies
Vision for Student Government: “I wish to make students from all backgrounds feel welcomed at SIUE.”
Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, traveling, and writing
Other campus involvement: Black Theatre Workshop, One Mic, and Black Girls Rock
Contact Jaelyn: jbouie@siue.edu


austin

Name: Austin Evans
Position: Senator at Large
Hometown: Waterloo, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Psychology/Sociology with a minor in
Spanish
Vision for Student Government: “I hope to assist students as well as faculty and alumni in bettering our school for future generations to come.”
Hobbies: Soccer, video games, food
Other campus involvement: Alpha Kappa Lambda
Contact Austin: auevans@siue.edu


Jacob Summers

Name: Jacob Summers
Position: Senator at Large
Hometown: Decatur, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Biology
Vision for Student Government: “I wish to
accomplish the betterment of SIUE by working with other Student Government members to make a positive difference.”
Hobbies: Traveling
Other campus involvement: University Center Advisory Board, Pre-Medical Association
Contact Jacob: jasumme@siue.edu


landon

Name: Landon Montgomery
Position: Senator Colleges of Arts and Sciences – Arts and Communication
Hometown: Florence, AL
Year in School: Sophomore
Major: Mass Communications (Journalism track) and Political Science
Vision for Student Government: “I wish to grow as a leader and represent my peers in the art and communication fields of CAS to the best of my ability. I also would like to increase awareness on sexual assault through programs such as I Care and It's On Us. “
Hobbies: Tennis, reading politics and laughing with friends
Other campus involvement: Sigma Pi Fraternity, Dance Marathon
Contact Landon: lamontg@siue.edu


haley

Name: Haley Schlecht
Position: Senator for College of Arts and Sciences People and Culture
Hometown: Millstadt, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Criminal Justice
Vision for Student Government: “I want to do my best to help students make their voices be heard. All students should feel important even if they are not apart of an organization on campus.”
Hobbies: Animals, movies, and reading
Other campus involvement: Alpha Xi Delta, Debate Team, Love Your Melon, University Center Advisory Board, Autism Speaks
Contact Haley: hschlec@siue.edu


cody

Name: Cody Osborne
Position: Senator Colleges of Arts and Science –Science and Math
Hometown: N/A
Year in School: Junior
Major: Biological Sciences
Vision for Student Government: N/A
Hobbies: N/A
Other campus involvement: Sigma Phi Epsilon
Contact Cody: coosbor@siue.edu


dustin

Name: Dustin Dougherty
Position: School of Business Senator
Hometown: Forsyth, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: CMIS
Vision for Student Government: “I want to build a better connection between school of business students and administration.”
Hobbies: Building Computers
Other campus involvement: Alpha Kappa Lambda, University Housing
Contact Dustin: dudough@siue.edu


Mallory

Name: Mallory McCune
Position: School of Business Senator
Hometown: Bethalto, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Human Resources and Marketing
Vision for Student Government: “I want to accomplish a better sense of diversity, transparency, inclusion, and advocacy on SIUE's campus.”
Hobbies: Long walks to my refrigerator, taking my cat for walks, and binge watching Netflix
Other campus involvement: Alpha Sigma Tau
Contact Mallory: mamccun@siue.edu


Jasmine

Name: Jasmine Abdullh
Position: School of Dental Medicine Senator
Hometown: Springfield, IL
Year in School: Dental Student – 4th year
Major: Dental Medicine
Vision for Student Government: “I want to help throw some awesome and unforgettable events at SIUE and to help the Dental School students be more involved with the Edwardsville campus.”
Hobbies: Sports, cooking, traveling, learning about different cultures and languages, working out
Other campus involvement: N/A
Contact Jasmine: jabdull@siue.edu 


Austin LaMay

Name: Austin LaMay
Position: School of Dental Medicine Senator
Hometown: Rockford, IL
Year in School: Dental Student – 3rd year
Major: Dental Medicine  
Vision for Student Government: “I wan to bridge the gap between dental students and main campus.”
Hobbies: Soccer and video games
Other campus involvement: N/A
Contact Austin: alamay@siue.edu 


Sierra

Name: Sierra Ewing
Position: School of Education Senator 
Hometown: Champaign, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Psychology
Vision for Student Government: I want to have greater networking, mentorship, a greater understanding of the university and increased diversity”
Hobbies: Napping, reading, arts and crafts, and finding new music
Other campus involvement: NACWC, Sigma Gamma Rho, NRHH, Sister Circle
Contact Sierra: siewing@siue.edu  


Erin

Name: Erin O’Flaherty
Position: Senator for the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior
Hometown: Cuba, Illinois
Year in School: Senior
Major: Psychology and Exercise Science with a Minor in Nutrition
Vision for Student Government: “I want to strength the communication and understanding between advisors and students.”
Hobbies: Traveling, Dancing, Tumbling, Boating
Other campus involvement: Alpha Xi Delta
Contact Erin: eoflahe@siue.edu 


Aslihan Celik

Name: Aslihan Celik
Position: School of Engineering Senator
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Year in School: Sophomore
Major: Industrial Engineering
Vision for Student Government: “I want to encourage engineering students to participate in the campus events as a whole and make SIUE a comfortable environment for them where they can both focus on academics and socializing simultaneously.”
Hobbies: Singing, dancing, traveling and exploring new places, reading, learning a new language
Other campus involvement: Tandem/GAP, Dance Marathon
Contact Aslihan: ascelik@siue.edu


Pratik Lamsal

Name: Pratik Lamsal
Position: School of Engineering Senator
Hometown: Nepal
Year in School: Junior
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Vision for Student Government: “I want to get more people involved in the Organization. I want to conduct some programs that would bring students together.”
Hobbies: Reading books, swimming and listening to good music.
Other campus involvement: SIUE Cougar Baja, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Contact Pratik: plamsal@siue.edu 


jace

Name: Jace Gaddis
Position: School of Nursing Senator
Hometown: Kankakee, Il
Year in School: Senior
Major: Nursing
Vision for Student Government: “I hope to improve communication between students and faculty, and help create a system to improve student education.”
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, euchre
Other campus involvement: SNAP, Missa
Contact Jace: jagaddi@siue.edu


Garriott

Name: Stephanie Garriott
Position: School of Nursing Senator
Hometown: Argenta, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Nursing
Vision for Student Government: “During my time with Student Government I hope to advocate for nursing students, and help make positive changes on campus and in the School of Nursing.”
Hobbies: Reading, volunteering, hiking, and kayaking.
Other campus involvement: Student Nurse Association
Contact Stephanie: sgario@siue.edu


Devin

Name: Devin Dinora
Position: School of Pharmacy Senator
Hometown: Rochester, IL
Year in School: Graduate student
Major: Pharmacy
Vision for Student Government: “I want to establish more connections with main campus and create a closer relationship for the School of Pharmacy and Student Government.”
Hobbies: Pharmacy, Musical Theatre, Dance and Community Outreach
Other campus involvement: SIUE Dance Marathon, SIUE PPAG, SIUE APhA, SIUE SRC, SIUE SSHP
Contact Devin: ddinora@siue.edu 


Brett

Name: Blake Pruett
Position: School of Pharmacy Senator
Hometown: 
Year in School: Graduate student
Major: Pharmacy
Vision for Student Government: 
Hobbies: Pharmacy
Other campus involvement: 
Contact Blake: blpruet@siue.edu

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