Executive Branch

This page consists of important ASUCD information, such as announcements and senate records. The information found below is updated weekly.


The executive office consists of the ASUCD President, Vice President and ASUCD Controller as well as their respective staff. Elections for the offices of ASUCD President and Vice President are held annually during the seventh week of spring quarter.

After this election, the new President appoints the ASUCD Controller. The executive office oversees all ASUCD units, but the President often takes a more direct role in Advocacy Units, while the Controller manages Business Units.

Executive Office of the ASUCD President

Radhika Gawde [Rah-dih-kuh gaw-dey]


Email: president@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Office Hours: Friday 1pm -3pm

Meeting Location:

President’s Office (MU 3rd Floor Executive Office) or

 by appointment through email at


Social Media: @ucdpresident

About the President

The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer of and the official representative of ASUCD. They are responsible for coordinating functions of the Executive Office and oversee the appointment of a number of offices including ASUCD Unit Directos and the ASUCD Controller. The President has the sole authority to make treaties, memorandums of understanding, or other legally binding contracts on behalf of the ASUCD, subject only to ratification by a 2/3 majority approval of the Senate

JT Eden [Jay-tee ee-den]

Internal Vice President

Email: vicepresident@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Office Hours:

Tuesdays 1:30-3pm in the Executive Office (third

floor of the UCD Memorial Union)

Thursdays: 1:30 – 3pm in the Executive Office

Fridays: 1-2pm in the Executive Office


About the Vice President

The Internal Vice President acts as the presiding officer over all Senate meetings and assists in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the ASUCD. They hold no vote in Senate except to break ties in which there are no abstentions. Along with the President, serve as ex-officio members on all committees requiring student membership. In the instance that the President is unable to fulfill the duties of the office, the Internal Vice President assumes the position of ASUCD President.

Celene Aridin

External Affairs Vice President

Email: eavp@asucd.ucdavis.edu 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Office Hours: Online Appointments by emailing eavp@asucd.ucdavis.edu 

Social Media: @asucd.eavp

About the External Affairs Vice President

The External Affairs Vice President is the official representative of ASUCD to the University of California Student Association, and to all governmental bodies, including but not limited to local, state, and federal governments. They coordinating lobbying and advocacy events to inform and engage the student body in all external affairs. 

Derek Neyer [DAIR-ick NAH-yer]


Email: controller@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-1:30pm in the Executive Office (344B Memorial Union) or by appointment through email at controller@asucd.ucdavis.edu

About the Controller

The ASUCD Controller serves as the financial advisor of the ASUCD. They are responsible for overseeing the creation and proposal of the yearly ASUCD Budget. In addition to the responsibilities enumerated in the ASUCD Bylaws, the ASUCD Controller must attend all regularly scheduled meetings of the ASUCD Senate and give a weekly report of current projects and any recent financial matters regarding specific units.

Keven Zhou [Keh-vin Jo]

International Student Representative

Email: ISR@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Office Hours: Online appointments through


Social Media: @asucd.isr

Logan Ueno [Low-gahn Oh-when-Oh]

Interim Transfer Student Representative

Email: TSR@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4pm on

first or second floor of the Memorial Union. Fridays by

appointment through calendly.com/itueno

Social Media: @asucd.tsr

Office of the Transfer Student Representative Roster

Chief of Staff

Hannah Hyland (she/her/hers)   |   hrhyland@ucdavis.edu

Director of Internal Relations

Shreya Kowtha (she/her/hers)    |   slkowtha@ucdavis.edu

Director of External and Governmental Relations

Kyle Johnson (he/him/his)          |   kedjohnson@ucdavis.edu

Director of Communications and Outreach

Riley Quinn (she/her/hers)         |   rmquinn@ucdavis.edu