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2024-2025

* denotes career-line representative

Student Members:
  • Elvis Valenzuela (Architecture + Planning)
  • Talea Steele (Cultural and Social Transformation)
  • Jack VanDerHeyden (Business)
  • Matthew Nielsen (Dentistry)
  • Melanie Biviano (Education)
  • Jack Doughty (Engineering)
  • Anna Roelofs (Fine Arts)
  • Christo Pinknys (Health)
  • Mercedes Johnson (Humanities)
  • Kate Menlove (Law)
  • Chris Wallace-Carrete (Medicine)
  • Kathy Doom (Nursing)
  • Myrna Kearse (Pharmacy)
  • Olive Nyiramwiza (CSBS)
  • Sofia Perez (Science)
  • Emma Parkin (Social Work)
  • Alex Rose (Undergraduate Studies)
  • Joe Boyden (ASUU President)
  • TBD (ASUU Representative)
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Taylor Randall, University President
  • Mitzi Montoya, Sr. VP/Academic Affairs
  • Michael Good, Sr. VP/Health Sciences
  • Sarah Projansky, AVP for Faculty (Academic Affairs)
  • Angie Fagerlin, AVP for Faculty for University of Utah Health Sciences
  • Marie Wintriss, U of U Staff Council Representative
  • Savannah Manwill, University Academic Advisors Council Representative
Senate Officers 
  • Harriet Hopf, Senate President
  • Shanti Deemyad, Past President
  • Richard Preiss, President-Elect
  • Paul A. Mogren, Parliamentarian
  • Allyson Mower, Senate Policy Liaison
  • Jane Laird, Senate Secretary
  • (Vacant), Senate Operations Coordinator