The Student Senate is to be a body of well-informed students who represent their fellow peers, find innovative solutions to student concerns, and facilitate interaction between the students and the administration, faculty, and staff.
Bio: Joslyn Smith is a sophomore with an intended major of pre-law in the political science area. As Senator-at-large for SPU, she wants to make sure that the voices of all the students, staff, and those in the community are heard and represented in an effective way. When she’s not in the office serving, she’s typically playing music and reading a book in her dorm room or playing intramurals like floor hockey and softball.
Bio: Hannah is a sophomore living on 4th Hill, Majoring in Political Science and Francophone Studies hoping to graduate in Fall 2014. She is currently serving on the Committee for Student Clubs and hopes to work more with clubs as the year progresses.
Bio: As the senator for Campus Housing and Apartments, Sierra is here to help serve all the residents in CHA. She is a junior with a double major of communication and psychology. In her free time she likes to get coffee and hang out with friends.
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Bio: Amanda Wyma is a junior, double-majoring in Political Science and Communications and minoring in Women’s Studies. She is passionate about political issues at both the local and federal level, and would love to have a career in politics someday. She grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and loves to be outdoors exploring.
Bio: Laura Nile is a junior studying Christian Theology. At SPU, Laura serves as the Public Relations Manager, Mary's Place Team Leader, and a Commuter Senator. As a commuter senator, Laura represents the growing number of commuters on campus. She likes apple pie, sunshine, the Old Testament and warm colors.
Bio:Connor is a sophomore at SPU enthusiastically seeking his certification to teach High School Theatre and English, and hopes to get his Masters in Theatre. He currently serves as the Ashton Hall Senator. When he is not studying, working, or spending quality time with his Church or participating in in any form of active sport.
Bio: Brian is a sophomore political science major who is deeply invested in the community of Hill Hall. As a resident of Sixth Hill, Brian is active in the traditions and events, and views fellowship in the dorms as a central part of campus life. At SPU, Brian is also involved in the University Scholars honors program.
Bio: Reed is a sophomore from Bonney Lake, Washington who is majoring in cellular and molecular biology. He enjoys a great cup of tea and is a running enthusiast.
School of Business And Economics
Bio: Taylor is a senior Business Administration major with concentrations in Economics and International Business. Some of the highlights of her time at SPU have been living on 5th Hill, serving as an Intercultural Coordinator, studying abroad in South Korea, volunteering with ACE international students. She plans to return to work at Boeing and then travel internationally to teach business English.
School of Education
Bio: Jessica Trace is a senior and a Math major getting her secondary education certification. In addition to my position as a Senator, she is the ASSP Treasurer and a member of Concert Choir. Jessica likes drinking coffee, skiing, boating, and hanging out with friends. Jessica wants to create better communication between the School of Education and Senate.
School of Health Sciences
Bio: Courtney is currently a sophomore studying nursing and serves as the senator for the school of Health Sciences. While at school, Courtney enjoys studying various coffee shops around Seattle, trying new things at Whole Foods, and occasionally even sleeping in. This year, Courtney is looking forward to serving on Senate and hopes to successfully communicate with students and faculty.
School of Psychology, Family & Community
Bio: Camille Wilson is a sophomore double majoring in Psychology and Individual and Family Development. Around campus, Camille can be found ravenously studying, having conversations with friends into the wee hours of the morning, tutoring a local high schooler, sipping lattes, going on adventures through Queen Anne, religiously watching Criminal
School of Theology
Bio: Molly is a senior this year, majoring in Educational Ministry and minoring in Spanish. This year she is involved in multiple areas on campus— Senate, working as a uFDN tutor, and working in the Collegium. As the Theology Senator, Molly hopes to bring awareness and involvement of the SOT to the greater student body and to be part of implementing new opportunities and events on campus.
College of Arts and Sciences: Science and Engineering
College of Arts and Sciences: Social and Behavioral Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences: Humanities
Bio: Adam is a Sophomore Creative Writing major who loves reading Southern Gothic fiction, watching films by Wes Anderson and Woody Allen, and spending way too much time at Starbucks.
College of Arts and Sciences: Fine Arts
Bio: Haley Williams is a senior Visual Communications major with a French minor. Some of her favorite things include record shops, Paseo Sandwiches, and going anywhere that requires a passport.
Bio: Jacob Caouette is the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Advisory Board. He is a Political Science major and enjoys learning things a lot of other people find boring. He comes from Southern California and enjoys time in the sun, anything in the mountains, and cycling.