The ASUCD Senate has authority over and responsibility for all ASUCD revenues and their allocations, maintenance, use and title to all ASUCD property, and the development of all policies and regulations necessary for the Association for the smooth and efficient operation of ASUCD. The Senate consists of twelve (12) elected members of the student body who represent your voice at UC Davis . The Senate consists of twenty-two members, but only the twelve (12) Senators have the ability to vote. The ASUCD Vice President may only cast a vote to break a tie.
How can I speak during a Senate meeting?
The agenda for the Senate meetings are announced 24 hours in advance here. The meetings use Parliamentary Procedures where you can find guides here. To speak, please just arrive to the meeting at any time and feel free to raise your hand during the meeting in order to be placed on the speakers’ list. You will have 5 minutes to speak with 2 – 2 minute deferments.
When and where are the Senate meetings held?
Meetings are usually held on Thursdays starting at 6:10pm in the Mee Room of the Memorial Union (3rd floor). No meetings occur during Final Week unless a special meeting is called. Please refer to announcements on the home page or dates on the agenda page for an updated list of meeting dates.
How can I place an item on the agenda?
If you would like to place anything on the agenda, whether it’s a presentation you would like to give, an item you would like to discuss during public discussion, or a bill or resolution, please email the ASUCD Vice President at email@example.com to coordinate an agenda item. Anything to be placed on the agenda must be submitted no later than 11:59pm of the Tuesday prior to the Thursday meeting.
How can I contact the ASUCD Senate?
Click on a Senator’s name to view their personal page.
ASUCD Senate Members
Presiding Officer of the Senate
|Bradley Bottoms||Vice President (ex officio)|
ASUCD Senators 2012-2013
|Fall Term Senators||Winter Term Senators|
|Alyson Sagala||Yee Xiong|
|Maxwell Kappes||Ryan Wonders|
|Tal Topf*||Miles Thomas|
|Felicia Ong||Pamela Nonga|
|Liam Burke||Reuben Torres|
|Armando Figueroa||Amrit Sahota|
* Indicates Pro Tempore of the Senate
Ex-Officio Members of the ASUCD Senate
|Desirae Costello||Academic Affairs Commission Chair|
|Rylan Schaeffer||Business and Finance Commission Chair|
|Jenna Wooster||External Affairs Commission Chair|
|Sergio Cano||Internal Affairs Commission Chair|
|Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz||Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission Chair|
|Chucha Marquez||Gender and Sexuality Commission Chair|
|Tanzi Jackson||Environmental Policy and Planning Commission Chair|
|Aaron Hsu||Elections Committee Chair|
|Kate Calderazzo||Outreach Assembly Speaker|