The Observer

2016 USG Election Guide

April 4, 2016

This year's Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections will take place on April 6th and 7th. Find out more about the candidates here [smart-grid randomize="true" lightbox="none"] [/smart-grid]

Matthew Bentley

Matthew Bentley

(VP of Information Technology)

April 4, 2016

Name: Matthew Bentley Year: Sophomore Major: Computer Science Running for: VP of Information Technology What are your plans for this position? Given that I filled in this position half way through the 2015-2016 school year, I will bring some much needed continuity to the office of VP of IT, and...

Tommy Pierre

Tommy Pierre (VP of Finance)

April 4, 2016

Name: Tommy Pierre Year: Sophomore Major: Mechanical Engineering Running for: VP of Finance What are your plans for this position? 1. Increase CDEP Card Usage One of the best things that has happened to USG Finance has been the implementation of the CDEP cards for clubs. While many club...

Keshara Senanayake

Keshara Senanayake (VP of Public Relations)

April 4, 2016

Name: Keshara Senanayake Year: 2018 Major: Sociology and Psychology Running for: VP of Public Relations In what specific ways do you think USG could use better PR? The Undergraduate Student Government could better use PR to increase outreach to disconnected, apathetic, and under-served stud...

Lillian Trambley

Lillian Trambley (VP of Public Relations)

April 4, 2016

Name: Lillian Trambley Year: First Year Major: Macromolecular Engineering Running for: VP of Public Relations In what specific ways do you think USG could use better PR? I believe that it is very important to collaborate with other SEC organizations, specifically the University Media Board...

Brian Ward

Brian Ward (President)

April 4, 2016

Name: Brian Ward Year: Junior Major: English and Political Science Running for: President Why do you want this position? I aspire to be the President of the Undergraduate Student Government in order achieve two main goals: hold representatives of the USG accountable to our constituents and ...

Walter Huang

Walter Huang

(Chief Judicial Officer)

April 4, 2016

Name: Walter Huang Year: Junior Major: Computer science Running for: Chief Judicial Officer What are your plans for this position? The key to my policy is to reduce the time commitment need for USG so more students and student leaders could engage and represent. Our increasing demand in ti...

Tim Nicholas

Timothy Nicholas (Chief Judicial Officer)

April 4, 2016

Name: Tim Nicholas Year: Sophomore Major: Cognitive Science and Music Running for: Chief Judicial Officer What are your plans for this position? As CJO, I plan to continue the work I have been doing on the Judicial Board for the last two years as a Judicial Officer by continually reviewing...

Matthew Newcomer

Matthew Newcomer (Chief Judicial Officer)

April 4, 2016

Name: Matthew Newcomer Year: Junior Major: Mechanical Engineering Running for: Chief Judicial Officer What are your plans for this position? As CJO, I would like to continue the work of my predecessor by ensuring that all members of USG are held to our standards, and that we abide by our...

Ivy Petsinger

Ivy Petsinger (VP of Student Life)

April 4, 2016

Name: Ivy Petsinger Year: 2018 Major: Chemical Engineering Running for: VP of Student Life What are your plans for this position? I would support and mentor representatives on the Student Life Committee so that they can find initiatives they are passionate about, have a successful and e...

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