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President

Taylor Herren

Taylor Herren

Herren is running for re-election as current president. After building a strong relationship with the community during her current term, she shows the experience needed to successfully lead Chico State for another term.
Herren is passionate about channeling student voices and wants to carry over the success of this term into next year.
 
 
 
 

Executive Vice President

Ashley Simon

Ashley Simon

Simon knows what can be improved and that more will be needed from the Executive Vice President to confidently lead the officers and senators.
Although she has never run for an elected position, Simon has worked in the student government affairs council office for two years and refers to that office as her “second home.” Throughout her time in the office, she has seen the strengths and weaknesses of two councils and recognizes where there is room to grow.
She is a worthy candidate because she shows qualities that will not only allow her to work well with the many AS leaders but allow students to shine.
 
 

Vice President of Business and Finance

Jimmy Guillen

Jimmy Guillen

Guillen has had impressive success as the treasurer of his fraternity, Alpha Sigma Phi. He reduced the chapter’s debt by 40 percent and increased revenue by 20 percent.
He has a vision for the Chico State Wildcat store to get its finances in order and the experience and knowledge to properly manage the Associated Student businesses.

 

 

 

Director of University Affairs

Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt

Having been the president of the student senate at Shasta College, Pratt has firsthand experience working in this arena.
He wants to train students to represent their colleges effectively and confidently in the Academic Senate, with hopes that this professionalism will allow the Academic Senate to grow and have more power within the University.

 

 

 

Vice President of Facilities and Services

Jovan Smith

Jovan Smith

Smith runs on a platform that features impressive plans to update the Bell Memorial Union. He opened with and focused on the idea of making the BMU “more comfortable.”
Smith’s experience as the Associated Student Outreach Coordinator should assist him in executing his plans of making the BMU a center of student involvement.
 
 
 
 

Director of Legislative Affairs

Darion Johnston

Darion Johnston

This officer is a voting member of the California State Student Association, which stays informed on state and national issues and legislation effecting students while attending monthly meetings at various CSU campuses.
Johnston is running on a platform to educate, advocate and empower students. She also plans to implement polling, focus groups and other opportunities to let students share their voices and opinions with the Associated Students.
 
 
 
 

Commissioner of Community Affairs

Kassandra Bednarski

Kassandra Bednarski

Bednarski is a first-year student who is already involved with several campus clubs and organizations that serve the community, such as CAVE, Freshman Leadership Opportunity and the speech and debate team.
Her platform focuses on community safety issues such as bike theft and street light maintenance, as well as encouraging collaboration between students and community members for service projects such as ’Cats in the Community. Bednarski wants to promote that Chico is one community, that is inclusive of both students and local residents.
 
 

Commissioner of Sustainability Affairs

Zach Keller

Zach Keller

Keller’s platform focuses on the campus not just being more environmentally sustainable but also being economically sustainable.
After returning from studying abroad in New Zealand, Keller wants to implement policies from other countries to reduce environmental impact, such as water usage. He wants to improve the campus’ gold STARS rating to platinum.
 
 
 
 

Behavioral and Social Sciences Senator

Jose Zelaya

Jose Zelaya

Zelaya is a motivated candidate and seeks to close the gap between the students and their colleges. He has a deep connection with his college’s administrators, faculty and staff.
Zelaya has the ability to communicate throughout the 11 different departments in the college of Behavioral and Social Sciences. He is a strong candidate who will set a precedent for future senators.

 

 

 

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