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Senators

President Pro Tempore: Noah Brooks

Email: asunmprotempore@unm.edu | Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30

About: Noah is a junior studying Economics and Arabic. Before coming to UNM, he was the Administrative Vice President of Student Government Association at Johnson & Wales University. This is his second semester as a Senator. Traveling is his favorite hobby, but he also enjoys volleyball. 


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 Hannah Williams

Email: asunmfin@unm.edu | Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30

About: Hannah Williams is a sophomore majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and Honors. She intends to go to medical school to become an emergency medicine pediatrician. In the future, she will volunteer for Doctors Without Borders. Hannah won her senate seat as a freshman, now in her second term sitting on the SUB Board as a steering committee member, as well as the space allocation chair. She is also a returning senator for the finance committee, serving as Vice Chair. Hannah is from Oklahoma, runs marathons and is on her way to becoming a certified skydiver.

Vice Chair: Senator Tomy Douangkeo

Email: tdouangkeo@unm.edu | Office Hours: TR 12:30-1:30

About: This is Tomy's sophomore year at UNM majoring in Secondary Education. Tomy has been a part of various organizations during his short time here at UNM, starting with ASUNM as a member of the Fall 2015 class of Emerging Lobo Leaders. He was also the Vice President of the SRC Apartments Community Association Executive Board (Spring 2016). In addition he held roles for his Fraternity as the Community Service Chair (Spring 2016) and now he's the current Social Chair. He's also the current Vice President of the Soka Gakkai International Buddhist Club. If he has any free time, he likes to read (he's also a huge news junkie), volunteer, yoga, meditation, and biking. 

Senator Michael Landgraf

Email: mlandgraf@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 11:45-1:45

About: Mike P. Landgraf is a Junior Economics major minoring in Business Administration. Mike intends to pursue an MBA at Anderson School of Management after graduation. He is a member of the New Mexico Investment Society, The UNM Econ Club, and previously served as Treasurer for his fraternity. Michael is passionate about helping students find their place at UNM and supporting groups that facilitate community, diversity, growth, and discovery.

Senator Francine Briones

Email: fbriones@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 9:45-11:45

Hometown: Farmington, NM
Major: Business | Minor: Spanish

Francine ran for Senate to be a voice for students whose opinions are not always heard. She is involved in Lobo Catholic, Trailblazers, and Students for Life UNM. She spent last spring interning with Walt Disney World as part of the Disney College Program. You can usually find her in an Albuquerque coffee shop talking about all things Disney and Gilmore Girls.

Senator Jared Gonzales

Email: jtgonzales@unm.edu | Office Hours: TR 12:30-1:30

About: Jared’s a junior majoring in Finance and minoring in History. He is currently a member of Sigma Chi, and serves as the Finance Chair. He enjoys playing video games, competing in intramural, and exploring new places to eat around ABQ. 

Senator Emily-Claire Stepanek

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Email: estepanek@unm.edu | Office Hours: TR 2:00-3:00

About: Emily is a Sophomore double-majoring in Economics and International Studies, with a designation in Honors. After graduation, she plans on going into the Foreign Service and serving US Diplomatic missions overseas. She was first introduced to ASUNM through Emerging Lobo Leaders and Advanced Lobo Leaders. 

Senator Parker Padilla

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Email: padillap12@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 9:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Business

About: Parker is involved with LoboCatholic and Men's Rugby. His goal as an ASUNM Senator is to help UNM become a destination university and a school that people come from all over the country to attend both for its academics and athletics. He has played rugby for 3 years, including 1 at UNM. He also has 5 siblings. 


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 Sydnie O'Connell

Email: saoconn40@unm.edu | Office Hours: M 10:00-11:00, W 2:00-3:00

Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Major: Communications and English

About: Sydnie O'Connell is a Junior majoring in Communications and English. She's originally from Buffalo, New York but traded the snow in for sun when she moved to Albuquerque to attend UNM. She is very passionate about working with students and making everyone's college experience the best it can be. In the future she dreams of working with the Olympics and professional athletes. In her spare time Sydnie can be found sipping coffee at the duck pond or jamming out to Weezer.

Vice Chair: Senator Tyler Narvaez

Email: tnarvaez@unm.edu | Office Hours: MW 12:00-1:00

About: Tyler is a Junior majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. Tyler was born and raised here in Albuquerque New Mexico. Tyler is passionate about listening to the students and trying to find out what is best for the students here at UNM. Tyler wants to study law and eventually become an attorney. Because  he is from Albuquerque, his favorite time of year is Balloon Fiesta, and he enjoys hiking in the sandia's with his friends.

Senator Kyle Wrasman

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Email: kwrasman@unm.edu | Office Hours: MW 10:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Chemical Engineering (BSCHE)

Kyle ran for ASUNM Senate because he wants to represent the students of UNM by leaving our campus a better place for our current and future students. He is currently involved with NSF STEP and enjoys skiing, kayaking, and biking.

Senator Jonathan Sanchez

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Email: jsanchez29@unm.edu Office Hours: W 9:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Jonathan wants to make sure students are heard and wants to have an impact on campus. He is a member of PIKE and ASME. He is a fan of the Broncos and Yankees, and likes to snowboard.

Senator Stetson McGahey

Email: smcgahey@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 11:00-1:00, R 12:30-1:30

Hometown: Mesquite, TX
Major(s): Engineering and Weather

Stetson ran for ASUNM Senate to see organizations get closer to students through ASUNM. He is currently involved with Lobo Catholic and Students for Life. He wants to help students find the right club and organization. He enjoys watching sports, shooting, golf, and other hobbies.

Senator Thomas Miller

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Email: tcmiller@unm.edu | Office Hours: MF 11:30-12:30

Steering & Rules Committee

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

Chair: Senator Alexandria Moore

Email: alexandriarae@unm.edu | Office Hours: T 2:00-4:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Communication | Minor: Latin

About: Alexandria will be entering her third year at UNM and, after much soul searching, is majoring in Communication. Alexandria's experiences at UNM include being an RA in the resident halls and a member in the National Residence Hall Honorary. As far as hobbies go she loves traveling, especially around New Mexico, and enjoy hiking when she can! Being outside is pretty amazing, but so is air conditioning and watching Parks and Recreation, especially in combination!

Vice Chair: Theo Pirone-Aufrichtig

Email: taufrichtig@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 12:30-2:30

Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
Major(s): Political Science and German

About: As an ASUNM Senator, Theo wants to promote effective changes that benefit every student at this campus. The greatest challenges we face can be fixed with rather simple solutions. We can only discover these solutions through a creative analysis of our community. Theo hopes to bring these creative solutions to all aspects of ASUNM. Theo is a political junkie and loves discussions and any competition.

Senator Brei Garcia

Email: bgarcia29@unm.edu | Office Hours: TR 9:30-10:30

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major(s): Communications/Psychology

Involved with Students for Life and Lobo Catholic, Brei hopes to gain new experiences and get insights from every ASUNM committee through her time as a Senator. She has had previous experiences with the JCC, UNM Athletics, and other areas of the community. She enjoys being active, family involvement, Harry Potter, Jesus, and other activities!

Senator Catriona Byrne

Email: catriona@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 9:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major(s): English and Political Science

About: As an ASUNM Senator, Senator Byrne intends to be a voice for students that are not heard. She wants more students involved in the events and activities that we have here at UNM. She is involved with LoboCatholic, and enjoys playing soccer, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends. 

Senator Mason Martinez

Email: mmartinez34@unm.edu | Office Hours: MF 10:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Business

About: Mason is a business major involved with FIJI and UNM Trailblazers, and an alumni of the ELL programs. He saw the impact which ASUNM made on campus and wanted to be a part of that. He enjoys outdoor activities whether it be skiing, hiking, or fishing.

Senator Elena Garcia

Email: elenamerced@unm.edu | Office Hours: W 9:00-11:00

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major: Business

Elena wants to be a voice for the students of UNM who feel like they don’t have one. She is excited to have a positive impact on the student body. She is involved with Lobo Catholic, Students for Life, and CAFE. She has also held various student employment positions on campus. She likes volleyball, traveling, and Mac N Cheese.

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