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Student Body President

Noah (he/him) is a senior from Leawood, Kansas studying economics with minors in business and Chinese. Noah served as an off-campus senator, Director of Internal Affairs, and Policy & Development Director within Student Senate before assuming the role of Student Body President in April. He has several priorites for the year but mostly hopes that his service can help make the school a more welcoming and inclusive body where every student has the chance to receive a quality and affordable education in order to be successful after graduation. 

Student Body Vice President

Charles Jetty (he/him/his) is a senior from Wisconsin majoring in Political Science and Sociology with a minor in Economics. Before serving as Student Body Vice President, some of Charles' roles in student governance included serving as Student Senate Chief of Staff, a Student Senator in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chair of the Student Safety Advisory Board, and Vice Chair of the Student Legislative Awareness Board. During his time at KU, he has also participated in the swim club and served as a research assistant in the School of Education.

Chief of Staff

Daniel Lee (he/him/his) is a senior doubling in Global & International Studies and French with minors in African & African American Studies and Political Science. Within Senate, he has served as the Associate Senator, Secretary, and Vice Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, as well as various university boards and committees, dealing with issues from athletics, to the KU Core, to the allocation of student fees, to the disbursement of educational opportunity scholarships, to Senate's outreach to the student body. Outside of Senate, Daniel has worked within the Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) community, in communities of people holding marginalized identities, and communities constructed with a focus on professional development on issues of diversity and inclusion, the facilitation of education, and accountability and self-governance. Daniel is excited for this upcoming year in Senate, where he will look to elevate senators by giving them the tools, incentives, and opportunities to advocate for students, and to improve senate outreach, all while centering actions through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
 

Robin Bajpai (he/him/his) is a junior from Overland Park, Kansas double-majoring in Finance & Business Analytics. Before serving as Treasurer, Robin served as an Off-Campus Senator. Outside of Student Senate, he serves on the national board of directors for his fraternity and is a member of the Jennett Finance Scholars Program in the School of Business. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and his dog Ralph.

Policy and Development Director

Sneha Verma (she/her/hers) is a junior from Wichita majoring in Economics and minoring in Mathematics. She has served in the Finance and Tuition Advisory committees and is a former Vice President of the Multicultural Student Government. Prior to serving her first term as the Policy and Development Director, she was Vice President of KU Math Club.  

Communications Director

Libby Stauffer (she/her/hers) is a senior from Missouri majoring in Strategic Communications and minoring in Global and International Studies. She is currently serving her second term as Communications Director for Student Senate. Libby is also involved in Natural Ties and her sorority, Pi Beta Phi. She also serves on the Student Safety Advisory Board.

Please email senatecomms@ku.edu for office hours. 

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Trey Duran (he/him/his or they/them/theirs) is a senior from El Dorado, Kansas majoring in Political Science and minoring in Communication Studies. Within Student Senate, he has served in various capacities and is a former representative and Vice President of the Multicultural Student Government. Outside of Student Senate, he is the current Vice President of Pearson Scholarship Hall.

Furqan Mohammed (he/him/his) is a sophomore from Overland Park majoring in Clinical Psychology and Business Administration and on a Pre-med track. Before serving as the Assistant Treasurer, Furqan was a freshman/sophomore CLAS senator and Freshmen Intern. He also served on the Transit Committee, Student Safety Board, Student Health Advisory Board and the biannual Elections Code Subcommittee. 

Graduate Affairs Director

Pamela Johnson (she/her/hers) is a MS/PhD student from Chicago in the Bioengineering Department. Before serving as Graduate Affairs Director, Pamela served as a Graduate Student Senator and as a Student Senator for the University Senate. During her time at KU, she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant, and is a recipient of the NIH-sponsored Biotechnology Training Grant through Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She also serves on the Athletic Sports Advisory Board and is the chair of the Graduate Student Advisory Board.

Government Relations Director

Martin Doherty (he/him/his) is a junior from Chicago majoring in Economics and Political Science. Before serving as Government Relations Director, Martin served as the Student Rights Committee Associate Senator, a Student Senator for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and most recently as chair of the Student Rights Committee, where he led the process to revise the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities. During his time at KU, he has also been a member of the Dole Institute Student Advisory Board and worked as a research assistant for the School of Public Affairs and Administration.

Internal Affairs Director
Luke (He/Him/His) is a Junior Finance and Accounting Major from Kansas City, Kansas. Before serving as Director of Internal Affairs, he was the Secretary of the Finance Committee and an Off-Campus Senator. Aside from Student Senate, he is a Finance Scholar in the School of Business, an active member of his Fraternity, a ski trip organizer, and an intramural sports competitor.
 
Please email senateinternal@ku.edu for office hours.
 
Center for Community Outreach Managing Director

Emily Bruggeman (she/her/hers) is a junior from Wichita, Kansas studying elementary education. She is currently serving her first year as the Managing Director for the Center for Community Outreach (CCO) and has been a coordinator for the Music Mentors program within the CCO for the past two years. Emily has also worked as a Resident Assistant at Naismith Hall and has participated in KU's Alternative Breaks.

Transportation Coordinator , KU Parking and Transit

Saige Killion is a senior from Kansas majoring in Architecture and will be pursuing his masters in Urban Planning. With a focus on the built environment and sustainability, he looks to apply these interests to the position of the Transportation Coordinator with KU Parking & Transit. Saige has completed various design projects and case studies over transportation and sustainability in his time at KU and works closely with professors from the School of Public Affairs and Urban Planning.

Center for Community Outreach Executive Director

Andy Monroe (he/him/his) is a Senior from Kansas studying Computer Science and Mathematics. Before serving as Executive Director of the Center for Community Outreach (CCO), Andy served as Development Director for the CCO, Program Coordinator for the CCO’s Campus Cupboard program, Compliance Chair for the Student Senate Elections Commission, and Resident Assistant at Hashinger Hall. While at KU, Andy has also been involved with the Dole Institute of Politics’ Student Advisory Board and the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows program.
 


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