List Of Senators

Spring 2021 Sponsoring Senators:

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Spring 2021 Committee Assignments

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List Of Senators

Due to state regulations regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, our senators will not be available in-person for the remainder of the semester. However, they will be available for phone/video meetings, scheduled through their UNM emails below. Please reach out if you have any questions! 

President Pro Tempore: Raina Harper

My name is Raina Harper, and I am an incoming Junior at UNM studying Film and Digital Arts with minors in Honors and Spanish. Some of my extracurricular activities include the World Affairs Delegation and Honors Student Association. I can be reached at lewisrayharper@unm.edu.

Email: lewisrayharper@unm.edu

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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: Sarah Ann Polsin

Hi! My name is Sarah Ann Polsin and I am a junior double majoring in Environmental Science and Political Science. I am a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Order of Omega, the Honors College, and I am currently serving as the Panhellenic President. I really enjoy getting to meet all of the different student organizations on campus! I can be reached by email at sakpolsin@unm.edu.

Email:asunmfin@unm.edu

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Vice Chair: Ian May

My name is Ian May and I am a second year student at UNM studying International Studies and Computer Science with a minor in Chinese. Outside of school, I am the President of the Residence Hall Association, a member of the World Affairs Delegation, and a member of the National Residence Hall Honorary. I enjoy reading and playing the trombone in my free time. You can reach me by email at imay@unm.edu or (505) 398-0602‬ over Google Voice.

Email: imay@unm.edu

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Senator Helen Zhao 

My name is Helen Zhao and I am a senior at UNM. I am majoring in Health Medicine and Human Values with a concentration in Biomedical Science and double minoring in Chemistry and Psychology. I am also the President of the Asian American Student Organization, Senior Resident Advisor at RVA, and part of the 2017 BA/MD Cohort. In my free time I enjoy hiking, trying new restaurants, and finding new coffee shops. I can be reached by email at zhaohelen17@unm.edu.

Email:zhaohelen17@unm.edu 

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Senator Christopher Salazar 

My name is Christopher Salazar and I am a Sophomore at UNM studying Finance. I like to run, study, and volunteer around the city whenever I can. I can be reached by email at chris000@unm.edu

Email: chris000@unm.edu

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Senator Alina Le 

Hey there my name is Alina! I'm a sophomore studying East Asian Studies with a double minor in biology and spanish. Throughout my time here at UNM I have been very involved here on campus. I'm in the Asian American Student Association,Pi Beta Phi, and Phi Eta Sigma. I look forward to meeting y'all! I can be reached at alinale12@unm.edu.

Email: alinale12@unm.edu

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Senator Devin Munson

Hi! My name is Devin Padilla-Munson and I am a sophomore studying biochemistry. I am a member of Pi Kappa Alpha and enjoy volunteering with Meals On Wheels. My email is dmunson@unm.edu

Email:dmunson@unm.edu

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Senator Sofie A. Carrillo

My name is Sofie Carrillo and I am a freshman studying Political Science at UNM. I hope to further accessibility and student advocacy in my time at UNM alongside ASUNM. I can be reached by email at scarrilloa@unm.edu.

Email: scarrilloa@unm.edu

 

 

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: Jade Charles

My name is Jade Charles, and I am a transfer student in my junior year majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. I enjoy volunteering for the UNM Health Professions Symposium. I am also a resident advisor on campus and when I am not studying or working, I enjoy cooking and crafting. Please feel free to contact me at jadecharles@unm.edu.

Email: jadecharles@unm.edu

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Vice Chair: Emma Spotts

Hey y’all! My name is Emma Spotts and I am a senior at UNM studying Communications and Journalism. I’m a member of Alpha Chi Omega, a social media ambassador for UNM, and am beyond excited to be one of your senators. I can be reached by email at espotts@unm.edu!

Email: espotts@unm.edu

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Senator Andrea Benites

I'm Andrea, and I am a Human Resource Major here at UNM. I am on the Women's Track and Field team, Social Justice Student Action Committee, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and NM Dream Team. To contact me, you can reach me at abenites@unm.edu.

Email: abenites@unm.edu

 

Senator Micah Cornelio

Hey there, my name is Micah Cornelio and I am currently a Freshman majoring in B.S. Biology with a double minor in Fine Arts and Chemistry. I am also the Cultural Historian for the Filipino Student Organization and a member of various Pre-Med societies. In my free time, I love working out, trying new foods, and watching anime. Feel free to contact me at mcornelio1@unm.edu with any questions or concerns!

Email: mcornelio1@unm.edu

 

Senator Jacob Griego

My Name is Jacob Griego and I am a second year student at UNM. I am Majoring in Business with a double minor in Honors and Political Science. I am involved in UNM Mock Trial, Omega Delta Phi, NSCS, HSA and many other student groups. I also have a dog named Freya! I can be reached at JGriego101@unm.edu! I hope to hear from you soon! 

Email: JGriego101@unm.edu

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Senator Sahana Ummadi

My name is Sahana Ummadi and I am a senior and pre-med student at UNM studying Health Medicine and Human Values with a minor in Chemistry. Around campus, I have been involved in RHA, CA, the RIWP project, The Honors College, and UNM Cultural Night. In my free time, I love to hike, travel, take part in dance performances, and spend time with my friends and family! Please feel free to contact me at summadi@unm.edu with any questions.

Email: summadi@unm.edu

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Steering & Rules Committee:

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

Chair: Antonio Romero-Salas 

My name is Antonio Romero-Salas and I am a Freshman at UNM studying History. I have yet to determine a minor. Since I am a Freshman, I have not involved in any clubs. I hope to join some in the future. I can be reached by email at aromerosalas@unm.edu

Email:  asunmsandr@unm.edu

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Vice Chair: Brookelynne Southern

My name is BrookeLynne Southern and I’m a sophomore at UNM studying Political Science and American Studies with a minor in psychology. I’m a member of the honors college, Alpha Chi Omega, UNM Trailblazers, and I volunteer for community experience. In my free time, I like to travel, bake, and explore new places around Albuquerque. Please feel free to contact me about anything at brooke55@unm.edu.

Email:brooke55@unm.edu 

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Senator Jack Ambarian

My name is Jack Ambarian and I am a third year student at UNM studying Political Science and Anthropology. I am an RA on campus and I serve as the President of NRHH. Please feel free to reach out to me at jambarian@unm.edu.

Email: jambarian@unm.edu

Senator Jared Gunn

My name is Jared Gunn and I am a junior studying political science, with a minor in sustainability here at UNM. I am a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, currently serving as President of the Inter-Fraternal Council, and have been involved with Lobothon during my time at UNM. I can be reached at Jgunn@unm.edu.

Email: Jgunn@unm.edu

Senator Aakif Nagji

Hi, my name is Aakif Nagji and I am a Junior Here at UNM studying Marketing with a minor in Political Science. In my free time, I love to travel, cook, workout, and spend time with friends and family. I am a member of Sigma Chi and am the current Philanthropy chair. You can reach me at nagjia@unm.edu .

Email: nagjia@unm.edu

Senator John Augustin Materum