Senate

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 vicepresident@asucd.ucdavis.edu 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 senate@ucdavis.edu

ASUCD Senate Members

Presiding Officer of the Senate

Shreya Deshpande Vice President

ASUCD Senators Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Senators Office Hours Email Personal Gender Pronouns Adopted Units
Maya Barak Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the CoHo. mbarak@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers Entertainment Council
Anna Estrada Monday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in El Centro (CCLASS) and Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the CCC (Peace Lounge). akestrada@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers TBA
Tony Chen Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM in the International Center. tpychen@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His HAUS
Andre Spinoglio TBA aspinoglio@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His TBA
Sahiba Kaur TBA sahkaur@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers TBA
Sean Kumar Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the Engineering Library sshkumar@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His CCE/Project Compost
Rebecca Gonzalez Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:45-3:45 in the CCC. rebgonzalez@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers TBA
Noah Pearl Mondays from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in the Silo and Thursdays from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM in the CoHo. njpearl@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His Entertainment Council, KDVS, Picnic Day
Alexis Ramirez Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the Silo and Thursday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the CCC. asramirez@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His HAUS, OASR
Victoria Choi Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM in the CoHo. vjchoi@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers TBA
Shondreya Landrum 3:10-4:10 on Tuesday and Thursday in the Center for African Diaspora Student Success (CADSS) in 270 South Hall. srlandrum@ucdavis.edu She/Her/Hers TBA
Richardo Zapardiel Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-11am at the Veterans Success Center on the 2nd Floor of the MU. rzapardiel@ucdavis.edu He/Him/His Creative Media

Note: Adopted Senators will be updated after all Adopted Senators are confirmed.

Ex-Officio Members of the ASUCD Senate

Name Position
Naomi Reeley Academic Affairs Commission Chair
Noam Marcus Business and Finance Commission Chair
Alice Beittel Environmental Policy and Planning Chair
Henry Nibbelin 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
Meital Machulsky Controller