Members

 

Executives
Name Position Voting Member Biographies
Riley Shenk President No

Hometown: Grand Island, NE

Majors: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

Activities: Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Blue Key, 

              Board of Governors

Hobbies: Hiking

Loves: The Tonight Dough

Goal: Medical Resident Professor

Megan Canfield Vice President Tie Breaker

Hometown: Grand Island, NE

Majors: Mathematics, Religion & Philosophy

Activities: Women's Golf, Swimming

Hobbies: Climbing trees, Running Marathons, Geocaching

Loves: Swedish fish, Mashed Potatoes

Goal: Constitutional Lawyer

Maria Mendick Secretary No

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Major: ML Studies, Secondary Education Endorsment

Activities: SEAN, NWU Catholic, Spanish Conversation Tables,

                   Bible Studies

Hobbies: Hiking, Reading, Playing Guitar

Loves: Speaking Spanish!

Goal: Serve the community as an interpretor and educator

Dan Novinski Secretary No

Hometown: Grand Island, NE

Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry

Activities: Swimming, Pre-Health Club, Tri-Beta,

               Society of Scholars, Huge Society,

               Theta Chi Fraternity

Hobbies: Piano, Geocaching, Power-Kite Flying, Photography, Drones

Loves: Poptarts, Swedish Fish, Game of Thrones

Goal: Become a Doctor and Live a Good Life

Sam Trofholz Parliamentarian No

Hometown: Columbus, NE

Majors: Global Studies

Activities: Swimming, Theta Chi Fraternity,

              Pre-Law Club, Model UN

Hobbies: Tennis, Swimming

Loves: Waffles and other breakfast foods

Goal: To be the change I want to see in the world

Yesenia Lopez Treasurer No

Hometown: Grand Island, NE

Major: Mathematics, Minors: Finance, Accounting, Business

Activities: Diversity Leadership Team

Hobbies: Deshedding her 3 Huskies

Loves: Helping Others

Hates: Physical Exercise lol

Goal: Work in the field of Actuarial Science

Amanda Reichert Technology Coordinator No

Hometown: Grant, NE

Majors: Psychology, Religion & Philosophy

Activities: Psych Club, WITS, Mental Health Club

Hobbies: Reading, Coding

Loves: Turtles, Netflix

Goal: Freelance Software Developer

Peter Armstrong Advisor No

Hometown: Muscatine, IA (Pearl Button Capital of the World)

Title: Dean of Students

Major: Distributed Studies

Activities: Advising SAS

Hobbies: Keeping up with daughters and twin grandsons

Goal: Make Tomorrow Better Than Today

 

Senators
Name Position Voting Member Committee
Diane Hawkins Administration Yes  
Sara Olson Administration Yes  
Vacant Administration Yes  
Ali Greenfield Alpha Gamma Delta Yes Student Affairs
Makynna Montgomery Centennial Yes Academic Affairs
Vacant Commuter Yes  
Cindy Ostiguin Commuter Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Sydney Bonnett Delta Zeta Yes Civic Engagement
Cameron Buckard Disabilities Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Johnny Thieken Faculty Yes  
Danielle Anderson Fine Arts Yes Public Relations and Elections
Zacchaeus Benesh Fine Arts Yes Student Affairs
Spenser Dawdy Fine Arts Yes Budget
Brad Ernesti Fine Arts Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Jeffrey Vanderhart Fine Arts Yes Budget
Alan Martinez* International Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Katelyn Willis Johnson Yes Public Releations and Elections
Muthomi (Bi) Gatobu Ministries Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Ruth Njuguna Minority Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Juan Rejino Minority Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Anthony Baker Natural Sciences Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Grant Bednar Natural Sciences Yes Public Relations and Elections
Dallas Burright* Natural Sciences Yes Student Affairs
Elizabeth Gajardo Natural Sciences Yes Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints
Mackenzie Maschcka Natural Sciences Yes Public Relations and Elections
Emily Sandal Natural Sciences Yes Academic Affairs
Amy Wahlmeier Natural Sciences Yes Budget
Grace Ward* Natural Sciences Yes Public Relations and Elections
Peyton Wetzel Natural Sciences Yes Student Affairs
Creighton Schoening Phi Kappa Tau Yes Student Affairs
Kate Richerson Pioneer Yes Civic Engagement
Gradyn Kershner Plainsman/Burt North Yes Budget
Alex Delgado Social Sciences Yes Civic Engagement
Ash Gandul Social Sciences Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Fred Garvey* Social Sciences Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Colin Hensel* Social Sciences Yes Civic Engagement
Chase Hoffschneider Social Sciences Yes Academic Affairs
Andy Page* Social Sciences Yes Budget
Hunter Smith Social Sciences Yes Student Affairs
Simon Holloway* Theta Chi Yes Academic Affairs
Vacant Townhouse Village Yes  
Samantha Redfern Willard Yes Civic Engagement
Houston Hornby Zeta Psi Yes Public Relations and Elections
Craig Anglesey At-Large Yes Budget
Ben Kavan At-Large Yes Civic Engagement
Kevin Lyon At-Large Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Ryan Ruskamp At-Large Yes Campus Grounds and Safety
Connor Sullivan At-Large Yes Academic Affairs
Garrett Walvoord At-Large Yes Public Relations and Elections

* = Committee Chair

MAMV = Multicultural Affairs and Minority Viewpoints

Representatives
Name Position Voting Member Committee
Evan Marshall Board of Governors No  
Vacant Publications No  
Vacant WEB No  

More Information

Meetings:

3:00 p.m., every Monday in Callen Conference Center, Lower Level of Smith-Curtis

Download:

PDF icon Student Affairs Senate Constitution

PDF icon Budget Handbook