The Student Senate represents YOU on campus. The Senate advocates for policies that benefit every student and supports more than 70 clubs and organizations that can play a big role in your college experience. Members are active on standing Governors State University committees, offering their voice on students’ behalf to the administration and the board of trustees.
Student Senate at Governors State University
The mission of the Student Senate is to promote the general welfare of GSU
students. This is accomplished through the representation of student concerns,
viewpoints and interests regarding governance issues to the administration,
staff and faculty.
Through this work, the Student
Senate will strive to improve the quality of the academic and co-curricular
experience at GSU and provide developmental opportunities for its members.
2019-2020 Leadership Team
Kristiana Russell – President
Mark Tyler – Vice President
Emilio Castaneda – Treasurer
Rebecca Doherty – Secretary
Kevelin Muhammad-Conner – CAS Senator
Kayla Battle – First Year Senator
Christopher Mallard – Junior Student Senator
Jeanine Latrice Koger – Diversity Student Senator
Cynthia Beekman – Transfer Student Senator
Justin Jackson – Veteran Student Senator
Desiree Campbell – Student Activities Council Senator
Lardell Clark - Residential Senator
Darrian Mowery - Athletic Senator
Board of Trustee Student Representative
Lester Van Moody
Illinois Board of Higher Education Student Representative
2020-2021 Student Senate Election
We are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with Student Senate Elections for the 2020-2021 academic year. Elections will take place ONLINE through Jaguar Connection. We strongly urge students to run for one of the many positions available.
Student Senate is the premiere campus organization that represents the student body as whole. Becoming a member of the Student Senate allows you to help GSU reach higher heights and deeper depths in providing the collegiate experience every student deserves through your efforts.
The week of April 13th - 17th, students will petitioning for your electronic signatures to run for office. Please show your support of these candidates by petitioning for them on Jaguar Connection. The deadline is Friday, April 17th.
Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
Please click here to access the 2020-2021 STUDENT SENATE ELECTION PACKET