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A complete guide to the ASWSU Senate election

Polls open 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning and close 7 p.m. Wednesday night

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

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Over 30 undergraduate students are competing for seats on the ASWSU Senate. There are six openings for the all campus position, four for uncertified, two for business, one for engineering and architecture, four for arts and sciences, one for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, one for communication, one for education and one for honors delegate. This guide aims to list the candidates’ years, majors and their affiliations or focuses. All information was provided by the ASWSU Election Board chair. An I in parenthesis indicates a candidate already holds a position on the Senate.

 

All-Campus (6)

Jeffrey Thomas Alberts

 

Quinton Berkompas

 

ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team member, Pre-Law Society member, Delta Sigma Phi

 

Troy D. Clevenger

 

Jack Ellis, freshman, management information systems and accounting.

Honors College, pursuing minor in business economics

 

Grant Esomonu, bioengineering

Resident advisor for two years, emphasizes free expression of ideas and community engagement

 

Taylor Heersink, freshman, history and social studies

Alpha Omicron Pi, Panhellenic Council, ASB President

 

Laurice Faye C. Laforteza

High school valedictorian, senior class president, National Honor Society vice president

 

Grace Lim

Office of Multicultural Student Services employee, Lead the Legacy program coordinator

 

Bailey McCoy, freshman, political science

Raptor Club, political clubs, Flix Market employee

 

Kelly Monro (I), freshman, philosophy and Chinese

ASWSU uncertified senator spring 2018, Residence Hall Association, mock trial club

 

Samuel Stargell, sophomore, construction management

Emerging Leaders member, Resident Hall Association Honors Hall representative, University Recreation employee

 

Chase Urquhart, junior, strategic communication

Focused on campus safety, reducing cost, student voice

 

Alexis Wyatt

Young Life volunteer, select volleyball national team member, focused on serving others

 

Uncertified (4)

Curtis Cohen

High school class president, nonprofit co-founder

 

Joel Chavez

 

Rachel Kenitzer, freshman

Congressman Dave Reichert’s Youth Advisory Board, Alpha Omicron Pi, high school leadership retreat executive board

 

Camille Racpan Naputo

Association of Pacific and Asian Women vice president, Hawaii Club Luau director

 

John Sullivan

Focused on improving community, communication between students, faculty and association

 

Business (2)

Diana Baldovinos (I), international business and psychology, Spanish minor

Current ASWSU uncertified senator, ASWSU Finance and Budget Council member, mentor

 

Brandon Crawford

 

Karen Ngigi, junior, accounting

Society for Human Resource and Management Club treasurer, Office of Multicultural Student Services tutor, Keys to College Success co-founder and program manager

 

Ryan O’Dea (I), junior, international business, French, Chinese

French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Taipei, studies abroad

 

Engineering and Architecture (1)

Kiera Rust

Arts and Science (4)

 

Synthia Alcantar, political science

Focused on outreach, communication, cultural awareness

 

A’Jenae Hardwell (I)

Current ASWSU All-Campus senator

 

Jacob Lizarraga (I), fourth-year, microbiology

ASWSU Senate external affairs committee member, Pharmacy Student Advising Council ambassador, Pre-Pharmacy Club public relations officer

 

Devinae McNeil, junior, basic medical sciences

Involved in infertility and hormone research, Greek affiliated, pre-med student

 

CAHNRS (1)

Lindsay Schilperoort (I), junior, agricultural and food business economics

ASWSU Senate Internal Affairs chair, Alpha Kappa Psi, Honors College

 

Alec Solemslie, junior

CAHNRS ambassador, ASWSU Environmental Sustainability Alliance, University Parking and Transportation Task Force

 

Communication (1)

Taylor Swanson, junior, broadcast news

ASWSU Senate, Cable 8 Productions and Interfraternity Council

 

Guillermo Motta

Office of Multicultural Student Services mentor, VIBES director, Chinook Student Center building manager

 

Education (1)

Hannah Martian, sophomore, sport management

WSU Athletics marketing intern, Chinook Yearbook assistant editor-in chief, KZUU show host

 

Honors Delegate (1)

Hayden Arend (I), junior, chemical engineering

ASWSU Senate, Honors College, Aerospace Club member

About the Writer
FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

Forrest Holt is a senior journalism and media production major. He is set to graduate in May 2018.

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