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Government

What is Associated Students?

Associated Students (AS), the student government at San Francisco State University, serves as the official voice of students. AS promotes an enriched co-curricular student life experience and is dedicated to the empowerment of SF State’s diverse student body through a commitment to social justice and shared governance. AS provides and supports services and programs, maintains fiduciary responsibility, and engages in campus-wide collaborations and external advocacy efforts.

Board of Directors

Students have the opportunity to vote or be elected into the Associated Students Board of Directors. In doing so, candidates experience many influential events such as the campaign process to having the chance to use their ideas to provide for the students here at SF State.

2019 – 2020 Board of Directors

Preyansh Kotecha

President

president@asi.sfsu.edu

Andrew Jacob Carrillo

VP Finance

 vpfinance@asi.sfsu.edu

Alondra Esquivel Garcia

VP External Affairs

vpexternal@asi.sfsu.edu

Jennifer Ramirez Beltran

VP Internal Affairs

vpinternal@asi.sfsu.edu

Zemaye Jacobs

VP Social Justice & Equity

vpsje@asi.sfsu.edu

Michaela Ann Byrd

VP Facilities & Services

vpfs@asi.sfsu.edu

Garrick Wilhelm

Chief Justice

chiefjustice@asi.sfsu.edu

Aakash Thesiya

Chief of Staff

chiefofstaff@asi.sfsu.edu

Nia Hall

Ethnic Studies Representative

ethnicstudiesrep@asi.sfsu.edu

David Harvey

Science & Engineering Representative

sciencerep@asi.sfsu.edu

Francisco Lazo

Business Representative

businessrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Joshua Ochoa

Liberal & Creative Arts Representative

lcarep@asi.sfsu.edu

Anya Rossa-Quade

Graduate Representative

gradrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Edgar Lopez

Health & Social Sciences Representative

hssrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Romel Harmon

Education Representative

educationrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Akash Sheladiya

Director of Recreation, Health & Wellness

rhwdirector@asi.sfsu.edu

A’sharee Brown

Director of Retention & Graduation Initiatives

rgidirector@asi.sfsu.edu

Zena Khesbak

Director of Sustainability & Basic Needs

sbndirector@asi.sfsu.edu

Jill Laufer

Director of Government & Community Relations

gcrdirector@asi.sfsu.edu

Student Organization Representative

studentorgrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Office Hours:

TBD

Horace Montgomery

Interim Executive Director

interimed@asi.sfsu.edu

Office Hours:

TBD

Dr. Beth Hellwig

VP for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management

vpsaem@asi.sfsu.edu

Office Hours:

TBD

Dr. Lucia Volk

Faculty Representative

facultyrep@asi.sfsu.edu

Office Hours:

TBD

Elena Stoain

Student Trust Officer

trustofficer@asi.sfsu.edu

We’re here to represent you.

Associated Students Elections are held each year during the Spring Semester. During this time, officers are elected to serve as the student government. These positions include President and Vice President, representatives of each college, and representatives of every class. The elections takes place online, making it easy for students to vote from any computer location.

Run for Office

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If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to drop by our office, give us a call, or send us an email.

Location

Lower Conference Level of the
Cesar Chavez Student Center