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President Pro Tempore: Senator Jacob Silva


My name is Jacob Silva and I am a sophomore at UNM studying Population Health and Arabic. Some of my extracurricular activities include involvement in Alpha Tau Omega and LoboTHON. I plan on working as a Physicians Assistant in the Middle East to help aid the Humanitarian Crises in Syria and Yemen.

Email: | Office Hours: TR: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Finance Committee:

The Finance Committee shall be established to investigate budget requests and make recommendations on the budget of the ASUNM government. Legislation concerned with finances shall be referred to this committee.

Chair: Senator Holly Gallegos


My name is Holly Gallegos and I am a junior at UNM studying Finance and Human Resources. Some of my extracurricular activities include photography, writing, and being a part of Greek Life. I can be reached by email at

Email: | Office Hours: MW 10:15 - 11:15 p.m.

Vice Chair: Senator Sara Al-Midany


My name is Sara AlMidany and I am a Junior majoring in Emergency Medical Services. Other than ASUNM, I am involved with Circle K International, Residence Hall Association, Trailblazers, and I enjoy volunteering.

Email: saraalmid@unmOffice Hours: T 5:15-6:15 F 10:30-11:30 

Senator Nieajua Gonzalez

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My name is Nieajua Gonzalez and I am a junior but senior credits, here at UNM double majoring in criminology and political science. I am a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. I am currently the youth president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Hobbs Branch (NAACP). I am also the president of the University of New Mexico College Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. I am an active member of both the Black Student Union and Black Student Alliance. Lastly, I am a memeber of Poweful Movement of Educated Sisters (PMES).

Email: | Office Hours: TR 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Senator Mohammed Jaber


My name is Mohammed Jaber and I am a Junior at UNM studying Biology, Chemistry, and Population Health. Some extracurricular activities of mine are rubgy, music, basketball, and social activism. 

Email: | Office Hours: MF 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Senator Gregory Romero

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Hi, my name is Gregory Romero and I am a freshman here at UNM. I'm currently studying business with a minor in spanish and political science. I am in the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and I'm also involved in Lobothon. In my free time I enjoy playing basketball with friends, watching movies, and traveling when I can.

Email: | Office Hours: R 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Senator Isez Roybal


Hi everyone, my name is Isez! This is only my second year in college, but I'll be graduating in the spring from UNM with a bachelors in Political Science and Economics. My plan is to attend law school and have a career in criminal or international humanitarian law. Besides being a senator, I serve as a selection committee member at the Office of the President, work on political campaigns, and am apart of The Law Society at UNM, Advanced Lobo Leaders, The Howl, and LoboTHON! In my free time, I like to watch Ellen, workout, online shop, go to the movies, and listen to podcasts.

Email: | Office Hours: W 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Senator Gabriel Ruja


My name is Gabriel Ruja and I am a senior here at UNM studying Biochemistry. Some of my extracurricular activities include playing soccer and thrifting. 

Email: | Office Hours: TR 1:45-2:45 p.m.

Outreach & Appointments Committee

The Outreach and Appointments Committee shall be established to work on outreach to student organizations and the student body by taking measures to enhance communication between ASUNM and the University of New Mexico Community in addition to evaluating all Presidential appointments and making recommendations to the Senate.

Chair: Senator Emerald Goranson


I'm Emerald Goranson and I am a second-year here at UNM majoring in Psychology and minoring in Chemistry. I'm involved with Chi Omega Women's Fraternity, and BA/MD org.

Email: Office Hours: M 12:15-1:15 p.m. W 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Vice Chair: Senator Kristin Woodworth


My name is Kristin Woodworth and I am a Sophomore here at UNM majoring in Political Science with a focus in Pre-Law. Some of my Extracurricular activities include exercising and playing sports, being active in my sorority, and listening to new music. 

Email: | Office Hours: W 11:00-12:00 a.m. W 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Senator Andres Gonzales

My name is Andres Gonzales, and you can call me Andy. I am a sophomore studying Criminology with a minor in Psychology as well as a concertation in Pre-Law. I am also part of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Don’t hesitate to reach out to me, Go lobos!

Email: | Office Hours: MW 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Senator David Terrazas


My name is David Terrazas and I am a junior at UNM studying speech & hearing sciences and spanish. 

Email: | Office Hours: MF 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Senator Ashley Varela


My name is Ashley Varela I am a freshman at the UNM studying Political Science and Statistics. Some of my extracurricular activities include hot yoga, listening to music, and hiking.

Email: | Office Hours: MW 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Senator Daevon Vigilant


My name is Daevon Vigilant and I am a Junior at UNM majoring in Mass Communication and minoring in business management. I am a member of the football team, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.,NAACP, and B.C.U.

Email: | Office Hours: TR 3:30 - 4:30 

Steering & Rules Committee:

The Steering and Rules Committee shall be established to investigate all legislation not allocating ASUNM Government funds.

Chair: Senator Mohammad Assed


My name is Mohammad Assed and I am a pre-med junior majoring in biology and minoring in economics. I enjoy spending time with loved ones, playing basketball and reading comics. Don't hesitate to reach out!

Email: | Office Hours: W 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Vice Chair: Senator Elijah Jaffe


My name is Elijah Jaffe and I am a Junior here at UNM, double majoring in Finance and Marketing. Some of my favorite hobbies include snowboarding, attending music festivals and visiting new cities or places!

Email: | Office Hours: MW 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Senator Madelyn Lucas


My name is Madelyn, and I'm a junior here at UNM studying Biochemistry and Political Science. I really like photography and staying involved as much as possible.

Email: | Office Hours: W 4:30-5:30 p.m. F 10:00-11:00

Senator Selina Montoya


My name is Selina Montoya and I am a Sophomore at UNM majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Political Science and Population Health. Other than ASUNM, I am involved with Residence Hall Association, World Affairs Delegation, and I am a New Mexico Leadership Institute Scholar. Please reach out to me if you would like to write legislation for ASUNM or want to know more about the process. 

Email: | Office Hours: T 11:00-1:00 a.m.

Senator Daniel Stearns


My name is Daniel Stearns, and I am a sophomore at UNM studying pre-pharmacy and business. I'm apart of Lobothon, and love getting involved. 

Email:  | Office Hours: T 3:00-4:00 p.m. W 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Senator Xavier Torres


My name is Xavier Torres and I am a freshman at UNM studying biochemistry. Some of my extracurricular activities include Alpha Tau Omega and LoboTHON. When I'm not busy with those activities I enjoy skiing and mountain biking! 

Email: | Office Hours: WR 11:00-12:00 p.m.

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