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Student Court

Chief Justice: Sara Collins

About: Sara Collins is a fifth-year student majoring in Signed Language Interpreting and Psychology with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Hailing from Irvine, California, Sara found her place at UNM in on-campus housing and has worked in various positions, including as a Resident Advisor. Sara has held several positions in ASUNM, including Boards and Committee Coordinator and Attorney General. Sara sits on many university committees on behalf of ASUNM and immensely enjoys serving students in this way. She is excited to take on the position of Chief Justice for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. 

Justice: Ian Carrillo 

About: Ian Carrillo is a senior with majors in Political Science and Religious Studies and minors in Peace & Justice and Interdisciplinary Studies. He is excited to serve as Associate Justice of the Student Court for his first year with ASUNM. Ian has a passion for constitutional law, and following graduation from UNM in 2019, he plans to attend law school and work in the public sector to serve his community.

Justice: Juan Avila 

About:  Juan Daniel Avila si working on his Political science major. When school isn't taking his time,he likes to try to be active in various ways, or play my xbox. He recently joined the associates justices of ASUNM and hope to do the University good in his new position.

Justice: Kristin McElroy 

About: Kristin was born and raised in Albuquerque where she grew up playing soccer and tennis. She began working as a veterinary assistant in 2007 and received her Associates in Veterinary Technology in 2013 and has been working as a registered veterinary technician ever since. Kristin returned to UNM in 2016 to finish her Bachelors in Psychology and Anthropology. She is currently in her senior year with the goal to start law school in 2018. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, watching movies, reading for leisure, playing cards, and the occasional video game.

Justice: Yarithza Pena 

About: Yarithza Peña is a junior at The University of New Mexico pursuing a double major degree in Criminology and Spanish. She has been working at the National Hispanic Cultural Center for three consecutive summers in the education department. Working with the circus program and assisting in various free family events for the summer, she has been able to jump onto any task without hesitation. She loves being outdoors camping, fishing, or playing sports.