The ASUCD Senate is responsible for maintenance, use and title to all ASUCD property, allocation of all ASUCD revenues, and the development of all policies and regulations necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of ASUCD. The Senate consists of twelve (12) elected members of the student body who represent the student 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 cast a vote only in order to break a tie.
How can I speak during a Senate meeting?
The agendas for Senate meetings are announced in advance here. The meetings follow Parliamentary Procedures. If you are unfamiliar with these procedures you can follow the guidelines here. To speak, simply arrive to the meeting at any time and raise your hand 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 on the 3rd floor of the Memorial Union. No meetings occur during Finals Week unless a special meeting is called. Please refer to the 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 such as a presentation, an item you would like to discuss during public discussion, a bill or resolution, please email the ASUCD Vice President at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate an agenda item. Anything to be placed on the agenda must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on the Tuesday prior to the Thursday meeting.
How can I contact the ASUCD Senate?
If you would like to contact the ASUCD Senate regarding any issue on campus, you may reach out to any ASUCD Senator listed below or send an email to the Senate Listserv at email@example.com
ASUCD Senate Members
Presiding Officer of the Senate
|Shaniah Branson||Vice President (ex officio)|
ASUCD Senators Winter 2019
|Winter 2019 Senators||Office Hours||Personal Gender Pronouns|
|Maya Barak||Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the CoHo.||firstname.lastname@example.org||She/Her/Hers|
|Tony Chen||Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM in the International Center.||email@example.com||He/Him/His|
|Alisha Hacker*||Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM at the CoHo.||firstname.lastname@example.org||She/Her/Hers|
|Sean Kumar||Mondays from 3:00PM to 5:00 PM in the Engineering Library and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Engineering Libraryemail@example.com||He/Him/His|
|Jumoke Maraiyesa||Tuesdays from 1:50 PM to 3:00 PM in the ASUCD Service Center, on the first floor of the MU and Thursdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the CCC (in the SCC)||firstname.lastname@example.org||She/Her/Hers|
|Noah Pearl||Tuesdays from 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. in the CoHo and Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. in the Siloemail@example.com||He/Him/His|
|Richardo Zapardiel||Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the ARC Study lounge; Tuesday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in the Veterans Success Center on the 2nd Floor of the MUfirstname.lastname@example.org||He/Him/His|
Ex-Officio Members of the ASUCD Senate
|Justin Hurst||Academic Affairs Commission Chair|
|André Spinoglio||Business and Finance Commission Chair|
|Alice Beittel||Environmental Policy and Planning Chair|
|Jacob Ganz||Internal Affairs Commission Chair|
|Rina Singh||Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission Chair|
|Nayzak Wali-Ali||External Affairs Commission Chair|
|Joelle Barnard||Gender and Sexuality Commission Chair|