Body Members

Get to know USG's E-Board, class and college representatives!

Executive Board

Zachary Olson

President

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Pronouns: He/him/his

From: Bay City, MI

Major: Chemical Engineering

Committee: WAM, Student Affairs (Ex Officio) 

Liaison Positions: Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Student Insurance Committee, Campus Master Plan, Alumni Board of Directors

Other Orgs: AIChE, Beta Sigma Theta Fraternity, CMSAB, Physics Demo Crew

Quote: "The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth." -Franklin D. Roosevelt

Contact: usg-president@mtu.edu

Sydney Dankert

Vice President

From: Pewaukee, WI

Major: Chemical Engineering 

Committee: WAM, Personnel (Chair), AdHoc Constitution and Bylaws 

Liaison Positions: Student Commission

Other Orgs: SWE, College Republicans, Mitch's Misfits

Quote: "When life gives you lemons, make apple juice and leave life wondering how you did that."

Contact: usg-vice-president@mtu.edu

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Zbigniew “Ziggy” Bell

Treasurer

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Born/Grew up: Poland/ Armada, MI

Major: Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering

Committee: WAM (Chair)

Liaison Positions: Parent’s Fund, Cultural Events Fund, Experience Tech Fee

Other Orgs: Materials United, AME

Quote: "It takes courage to Zig when the world zags" - Me

Contact: usg-treasurer@mtu.edu

Cheyenne Scott

Secretary

From: Charlevoix, MI

Dual Major: Biomedical Engineering & Social Sciences(Concentration in Law, Policy, and Society)

Committees: WAM, Political Affairs (Secondary), Events (Ex Officio)

Liaison Positions: Tech Forward Initiative on Sustainability and Resilience, Tech Forward Initiative on Health and Quality of Life, Ad Hoc Committee for Textbook Affordability & Accessibility, Wellbeing Advisory Council

Other Orgs: Biomedical Engineering Mentoring Program, Law Club, Mind Trekkers

Quote: “Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live” - Johnny Depp

Contact: usg-secretary@mtu.edu

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First-Year Representatives

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Tim
Peters

 

From: Bayside, NY

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

Committee: Public Relations (Chair)

Liaison Positions: Graduate Student Government

Other Orgs: WHSA, IRHC, Photography Club, Pep Band

Quote: "Nuts" -General Anthony MacAuliffe

Contact: tilpeter@mtu.edu

Second-Year Representatives

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Peyton

Hall

From: Davisburg, MI

Major: Computer Science

Committee: Public Relations (Webmaster)

Quote: "Living well is the best revenge" -Dorothy Parker

Contact: plhall@mtu.edu

Third-Year Representatives

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Jordan
Craven

From: Whitmore Lake, MI

Major: Software Engineering

Committee: Public Relations (Vice Chair)

Liaison Positions: JED Campus and HIDE Voting Booth

Other Orgs: Women in Computing Sciences, Varsity Track and Field, Pavlis Honors College

Quote: “Just Do It” 

Contact: jrcraven@mtu.edu

Fourth-Year Representatives

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Davi
Sprague

Pronouns: They/them/theirs

From: Dexter, MI

Major: Scientific and Technical Communication

Committee: Public Relations

Other Orgs: Keweenaw Socialists, Society for Technical Communication: Student Chapter, The Lode, The Daily Bull, Black Student Association, Keweenaw Pride (Associated of Keweenaw Rocket Range, Keweenaw Kube) 

Quote: "We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That's a clear prescription for disaster." -Carl Sagan

Contact: cdspragu@mtu.edu

At Large Representatives

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Jordan Wheeler
Parliamentarian

From: Ortonville, MI

Committee: Judiciary

Liaison Positions: Ad Hoc Committee for Textbook Affordability & Accessibility

Other Orgs: REAC, Beta Sigma Theta

Quote: “There is nothing to fear except fear itself.” 

Contact: jpwheele@mtu.edu

College of Engineering

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Isobel Bowker

Pronouns: She/her/hers

From: Traverse City, MI

Committee: Student Affairs

Other Orgs: Pep Band and Keweenaw Socialists

Quote: "Ardently do today what must be done." -Buddha

Contact: ibowker@mtu.edu

College of Sciences and Arts

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Ethan Gerds 
Pronouns: He/him/his

From: Traverse City

Major: Social Sciences (Concentration in Law & Society)

Committee: Political Affairs (Chair), Events (Secondary)

Liaison Positions: Senate, Flex-Academics

Other Orgs: Sailing Club, Discotech Ultimate Frisbee, Ridge Roamers Rock Climbing

Quote: "There's always a bigger fish"- Qui Gon

Contact: eagerds@mtu.edu

College of Business

Ambarish Rao

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Pronouns: He/him/his

From: Irvine, CA

Major: Management Information Systems 

Other Orgs: Varsity Tennis, Cancer Biology Research, Nurse Aide

Quote: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” -Muhammad Ali

Contact: arao2@mtu.edu

College of Computing

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Fatima Morera Lohr

Pronouns: She/her/hers

From: Tijuana, MX

Major: Computer Science (Minor in Global Business)

Committee: Events (Chair), Political Affairs (Secondary), Student Affairs (DL)

Liaison Positions: Diversity, Title IX Committee

Other Orgs: St. Al's, SWE

Quote: "Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow." - Unknown

Contact: fmoreral@mtu.edu

College of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

 

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Associate Members

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Hunter Malinowski

Well-Being Committee

     

Residential Representatives

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Ethan Betzoldt

Pronouns: He/him/his