- Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 3 - 4; Tuesday & Thursday 1:30 - 2:30; bi-weekly hours the Bistro Wednesday 4 -5 (beginning Jan. 23)
- (503) 370-4426
The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Students of Willamette University serves as the primary representative of the student body. The president is a member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and appoints students to BOT committees. The president has the authority to establish task forces and commissions with approval of the ASWU Senate.
Elizabeth is a Senior with a Politics and American Ethnic Studies double major. She is a founder of WU CAUSA Chapter and was part of the institutionalization of the American Ethnic Studies major at Willamette. She has served on the MLK committee for 3 years and has also acted and directed the Vagina Monologues. She describes herself as an activist having been involved in the immigrant rights movement of Oregon for the last 8 years as an organizer and intern in multiple organizations. Elizabeth has also worked in government for Secretary of State Kate Brown and for Representative Komp. She is a recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, the Carson Undergraduate Research Grant, and the Liberal Arts Research Collaborative Grant. For her work in Politics and public service Elizabeth is also a recipient of the 2012 Hatfield Award, Fred Van Natta Scholar, and a Berkeley Law, Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow.
- Vice President
- Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 11:30am - 12:30pm
- (503) 370-4423
The Vice President serves as the President of ASWU Senate and manages the 21 member body. The Vice President is the liaison between the ASWU Senate and ASWU Executive Council and manages all the committees of the ASWU Senate.
Cynthia is a junior, majoring in Women and Gender Studies and hoping to enter the 3-2 program at Atkinson next year. She is also involved in Class Council, SARA, and Best Buddies. One of Cynthia's favorite experiences so far at Willamette was serving as the RA on Matt 2nd last year. Her favorite bistro treat is a Chai Latte.
"Hey Willamette! I am so excited to be serving you as VP of Student Services this year. My main goals for the year include increased student attendance at Senate meetings, overseeing the completion of two Senate projects, and the implementation of an effective and easily accessible 'reporting system.' I would love to hear your thoughts, questions, suggestions, complaints, etc. so feel free to shoot me email or stop by the ASWU office. See you around campus!"
- Vice President of Administration
- Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am
The Vice President of Administration is responsible for overseeing all employees of ASWU. The Vice President also oversees the ASWU appointed members of all faculty and ASWU Committee and Boards and is responsible for managing the equipment, employees and scheduling of ASWU Sound.
Alexis Gilbert is a senior from Seattle, Washington pursing her 3-2 BA/MBA at Willamette's Atkinson School of Management. Alexis has been a student leader on-campus in all capacities such as campus dorm president, Family Weekend Leadership team, Office of Admission tour guide, and student representative on the Student Judicial Board. Alexis has a strong passion for Latino rights, and spent the past summer increasing the voice of Latinos around Oregon through her project management internship in Causa.
- Vice President of Finance
- Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 11:30am - 1pm; Friday 3pm - 4pm
The Vice President of Finance is the Chair of Finance Board and presents all budget recommendations to the ASWU Senate for approval. The Vice President serves as the principle financial advisor for all ASWU activities, committees, and ASWU Organizations (with regards only to their ASWU accounts), and boards.
Jamel is a senior majoring in Economics. He really enjoys studying in Smullin and suggests that everyone check out the hidden library in the 3rd floor teacher's lounge ("There are many great works.") Jamel also enjoys all the school's smooth surfaces where he can ride his scooter.
"Please come by and see me during office hours. My goal is to reach out to as many student orgs. as possible but I will need your help to do so!"