Executive Branch

President

 

Brendan Boylan
Biography
"I am from Virginia Beach, Virginia and majoring in Public Policy and Economics. As President, I facilitate the Student Assembly Cabinet, represent the Student Assembly on the Board of Visitors, and serve as the bridge between the students and the administration. I am also a site leader in Branch Out Alternative Breaks, a member of the Filipino American Student Association, and a fiddler in the Appalachian String Ensemble. My favorite color is green because if there's anything you need to know about me it's that I'm Irish and proud, and my fun fact is that I have perfect pitch."
Brendan Boylan
 

Vice President

 

Samir Tawalare
Biography
"My name is Samir Tawalare, and I am a senior at the College of William & Mary studying history and secondary social studies education. I have the privilege of being the Student Assembly Vice President, a role that lets me spend a bunch of time with both the executive and legislative branches of SA. My time outside of SA is dedicated to student teaching and more generally preparing to be a teacher, playing drums in a band called Talk to Plants, and tutoring for the French department. A quick fun fact for you all: I have sat in a hot tub with Paul McCartney!"
Samir Tawalare

Chief of Staff 
 

Rachel Becker

Biography
"My name is Rachel Becker and I serve as Chief of Staff for the 326th Student Assembly. I am a senior from Chesapeake, Virginia majoring in government. As Chief of Staff, I am the direct tie between the Executive Branch's Cabinet and the President and Vice President. I assist Brendan and Samir in appointing individuals to the positions of our Cabinet through an application and interview process. I keep minutes and create agendas for our Cabinet meetings, and I often provide support and direction for our Secretaries and Undersecretaries by connecting them with resources, connecting them with administrators and attending meetings. In addition to Student Assembly, I am also a member of a social sorority, I serve as a Conduct and Honor Advisor, a President's Aide and serve on a variety of committees focused on improving our campus community. An interesting fact about me is that I've had three different last names."
Rachel Becker

 

 

 


Secretary of Student Life

 

Samyuktha Mahadevan
Biography
"Since I am Secretary for the Spring semester, my primary role is organizing a number of school-wide events, including two new events: the Spring Service Symposium and the International Food Festival. I will also be helping to plan a special dance in April, which will be known this year as Queen and Kings! Other Student Organizations: I am a volunteer with the Education branch of the Campus Kitchen Project. I helped found and I am currently the chapter lead for Students Demand Action, which is a gun violence prevention advocacy group. Fun Facts: You can see me dancing on the screens on the coffee machines in Sadler and the Caf. The video has been up there since Homecoming 2016..."
Samyuktha Mahadevan

 

 

 

 

Secretary of Finance
Ryan Semsel

Secretary of College Policy and Student Rights
James Kunder

Secretary of Diversity Initiatives 

 

Zauhirah Tipu
Biography
"I am a senior majoring in International Relations major, minoring in Chemistry, and spent undergrad on the Pre-Med track. I have the honor of serving as the Secretary of Diversity Initiatives, so I oversee all the undersecretaries in all their wonderful projects and make sure we are hitting all faucets of diversity while wisely using our resources and reflecting the needs of our student body. Outside of SA, I am in AMP's Contemporary Issues and Culture Committee, one of the Presidents of the Muslim Students Association, a supervisor at Phonathon, and a Tribe Ambassador for the admissions office. You can catch me baking, going on about how my cat, Potsy, is the love of my life, running late, or laughing at my own jokes! I am from Alexandria, VA and my family is from Pakistan. Very excited to see all the great things this department does this year!"
Zauhirah Tipu

 

 

 


Secretary of Health and Safety

 

Hailey Ramsey
Biography
"I'm Hailey Ramsey and I am a senior majoring in neuroscience and minoring in public health. I'm from Arlington, VA and I am the Secretary of Health and Safety. I hope to understand what students find lacking in mental, sexual, and physical health, as well as disability affairs and issues related to substance abuse on campus. My team will address these voids by suggesting changes to the administration, funding events, and collaborating with other student organizations. I also pursue my passion for health and wellness by working as a fitness instructor at the Campus Rec, and dancing for Orchesis Modern Dance Company and Syndicate. I love science and conduct research in a kinesiology/neuroscience lab, and am founding the Neuroscience Student Organization. I share my love for our school by giving tours for the Admission's Office and being and Orientation Aide. I like watching baking shows and have been known to throw too many surprise parties for my friends."
Hailey Ramsey

 

 

 

 

 

 
Secretary of Outreach
 
Shannon Dutchie
Biography
"I'm the head of the Outreach Department and I work with our undersecretaries to help to run all of SA's social media pages and website, advertise our events, and reach out to student groups on campus. Other Student Orgs: I'm the Club Coordinator for Merrimac Mentors and I help fight education equity with a nonprofit in Williamsburg called The Village. Facts: I love to watch Taiwanese dramas. I'm learning Chinese. I'm a sucker for a good contemporary romance novel. In the 5th grade, I knocked both of my adult front teeth out."
Shannon Dutchie
 

 

Secretary of Public Affairs
Parker Reynolds
 
 

Secretary of Sustainability

 

Marie Serfis
Biography
"I'm responsible for researching concerns over sustainability on campus, working to bolster sustainability related groups on campus, and advocating for student concerns at an administrative level. Other Students Orgs: I am a Tribe Adventure Program Trip Leader with Campus Recreation. I am also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. Facts: I've worked on a sheep farm for the past three summers and have had various roles from herding sheep to helping ewes give birth."
Marie Serfis