ASUCD Programmatic Committees

Mental Health Initiative

ChairDeborah Widjaja, Cindy Chen

DescriptionThe UC Davis Mental Health Initiative hosts the UC Davis Mental Health Conference, UC Davis Mental Health Awareness Month, and Counseling Services Student Advisory Board, which aim to engage students in destigmatization and education efforts, prompt attendees to organize around mental health issues, and offer them the opportunity for self-reflection and healing through mental health discourse.

Contactmentalhealth@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Meeting TimeMondays from 6-7 P.M. in the Mee Room

# of Senators: 2

SenatorsLandrum, Malik

Disability Rights Advocacy Committee (DRAC)

ChairMisaki

DescriptionThe purpose of the Disability Rights Advocacy Committee, hereinafter referred to as DRAC, is to provide student recommendations to the Student Disability Center, uplift differently-abled student voices within ASUCD, and engage in outreach and destigmatization efforts regarding differently abled-students.

Contactdrac@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Meeting TimeTBD

# of Senators: 1

SenatorsEstrada

Aggie Public Arts Committee

Chair:

DescriptionEnhance UC Davis and campus community with art projects, serve as liason

Contactapac@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Meeting TimeTBD

# of Senators1

SenatorsKaur

DREAM Committee

Chair:

DescriptionThe DREAM Committee’s primary goal is to lead on the advocacy of resources for undocumented students and their community on the UC Davis campus. These resources are meant to provide students with the needed and much desired tools they need in order to lead a successful academic and professional life.
This is to be achieved through the creation of a variety of projects that satisfy the needs of the students. In order to create these projects the DREAM Committee works hard to identify successful partnerships, inspire community involvement and demand awareness and involvement of ASUCD.

Contactdreamcommitteeasucd@gmail.com

Meeting Time:

# of Senators1

SenatorsVelasco

Student Health and Wellness Committee (SHAWC)

ChairAlexander Cohen

Description:  The purpose of the Student Health and Wellness Committee,
hereinafter referred to as SHAWC, is to plan health and wellness
related events on a quarterly basis to support the health and wellness
goals of the student population and engage in outreach and
collaboration with health-focused organizations on campus. The access
to critical resources for both mental and physical health is crucial
for the continuation of The University of California, Davis’ success,
but more importantly, the health of those involved in making this
University one of the most distinguished schools within the world.

Contactarccohen@ucdavis.edu

Meeting Time: Contact Alexander to set up a meeting; Official meetings
will be posted shortly

# of Senators: 2

SenatorsSpinoglio

Sexual Assault Awareness Advocacy Committee (SAAAC)

ChairAkhila Kandaswamy

DescriptionThe purpose of the SAAAC is to bring students together to provide intersectional, trauma informed advocacy for improving campus climate, and to facilitate the expansion of accessibility to educational resources about sexual violence, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. It is additionally the purpose of this committee to ensure that all students are made aware of the reporting process both through the university and law enforcement, victim advocacy resources, confidential support services, information about sexual violence in UC policies as well as students’ rights under Title IX.

Contactakandaswamy@ucdavis.edu

Meeting TimeTuesday from 7:15-8:15 P.M. in the Mee Room

# of Senators2

SenatorsKaur, Velasco, Malik, Carduny

Transfer, Reentry and Veterans Committee

Chair:

Description:

Contact:

Meeting Time:

# of Senators2

SenatorsKaur

International Undergraduate Student Committee (IUSC)

ChairEsra Hawsawi

DescriptionAdvocacy for international students

Contactiusc@asucd.ucdavis.edu

Meeting Time:

# of Senators2

SenatorsVelasco