Student Union announces special election results
The Student Union announced the results of the second round of elections and welcomed the new senators at the Oct. 3 meeting.
Student Union Secretary James Feng announced on Oct. 1 the results of the second round of Union elections. Each seat was uncontested, and the election concluded with the addition of five senators, one branch representative and two Allocations Board members to the Union. The new senators joined the Union Senate for the first time of their term at its Oct. 3 meeting.
Community Senator (Charles River)
Griffin Stotland ’23 secured the position of community senator unopposed. Stotland, who was the Charles River senator last year, said that he looks forward to using his experience and knowledge to make positive changes at Brandeis.
Community Senator (Ziv and Ridgewood)
Zachary Zhang ’22 secured the position of community senator unopposed. This is Zhang’s second year living in Ridgewood, which he said has made him “aware” of the issues students in the two quads face.
Community Senator (Off-Campus)
Anna Jacobson ’25 secured the position of community senator unopposed. Jacobson said she is “committed to improving the student experience and listening to the voices of commuters and off-campus students.”
Community Senator (Foster Mods)
Jeremiah Lemelson ’23 secured the position of community senator unopposed. He said that he has experience in student government and organizing, and that he will accurately represent the needs of his constituents.
Senator at Large
Samantha Shortall ’23 secured the position of Senator at Large unopposed. Shortall, who was on the Social Justice and Health and Safety committees last year, said that she will listen to students’ ideas and amplify their voices.
Junior Representative to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Max Lerner secured the position of junior representative to the UCC unopposed. “I want to make sure that students are well-represented in the administration and do my part to ensure that our voices are heard,” Lerner said.
Allocations Board Member for a one-year seat (two seats open)
Shiv Chawla ’23 secured the position of one-year A-Board member unopposed. Chawla said he wants to prioritize improving communication between clubs and the A-Board. Justin Goldenberg ’23 secured the position of one-year A-Board member unopposed.