The Senate


We represent the student body & vote on important issues.

Senate is a body of 31 students who serve as the legislative arm of Student Government. The group consists of the four class officers of each class, three minority representatives, ten CIS (common interest sector) representatives, a representative from residence life on campus, and a representative from JAB (Juniata Activities Board).

Senate meets biweekly to discuss and vote on a variety of issues, from club policy, to the allocation of the budget. The Executive Board facilitate these meetings through setting an agenda, proposing legislation, and recording votes. The President of the Executive Board Serve as its Chair.

Cis Reps on the Senate also serve on the Accountability Board which is chaired by the Exec Board Vice President and is charged with approving new RSOs which are then voted on by the full senate, as well as maintaining RSO accountability.

Club treasurers are also selected to serve on the allocation board, which directly funds approved requests for under 750 dollars, or makes recommendations to the senate concerning requests for over 750 dollars. They also comprise a recommended budget for the following year which is presented to the senate by the executive board. They do not serve on the senate.

2014-2015 Senate Members


Class of 2015 - Seniors

Christine Sumner

President

I ran for Class President so that I could make an impact at this school and participate in the leadership that takes place because I truly care about the success of Juniata College. I love Juniata's culture and everyone's passion to do their best in everything.

Elias Murphy

Vice President

TBA

Treasurer

Aidan Connor

Secretary

Class of 2016 - Juniors

Connor Hunter-Kysor

President

Jecenia Duran

Vice President

Robert Link

Treasurer

Shalen Perehinec

Secretary

Class of 2017 - Sophomores

Sierra Mellish

President

I plan on presenting and supporting new ideas that will benefit not only the Sophomore class but also as many Juniata students as possible.

Jonathan Phillips

Vice President

Steven Guetzlaff

Treasurer

Tyler Smith

Secretary

I ran for this position because I want to bring Senate to the students and provide them with an opportunity to have an input on Senate decisions.

Class of 2018 - Freshmen

Zachary Hesse

President

Tesia Lewis

Vice President

Matyas Kohout

Treasurer

Catherine Adcock

Secretary

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