Student Affairs Committee

Student Affairs Committee

Chair: Krystina Hess (
Coordinator: Aaron Tobiason (
Materials (for committee members only)

The Student Affairs Committee evaluates current policies for non-academic matters of student life, as well as proposing new policies to better adjust to the ever changing nature of student life in the campus community. Areas the committee examines include, but are not limited to, student organizations, resident life, extracurricular activities, and the general concerns of the student body.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; eight undergraduate students, of whom four must be Senators; four graduate students, of whom two must be Senators; two faculty members; two staff members; the President or a representative of the Student Government Association; the President or a representative of the Graduate Student Government; two representatives of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs; and one representative each from the Graduate School and the Department of Resident Life.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
September 7, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am 0120 Patuxent Building Agenda
October 2, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am 1310B Marie Mount Hall Agenda
October 30, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am 2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
November 13, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am 1310A Marie Mount Hall CANCELLED
December 4, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am 1310A Marie Mount Hall CANCELLED
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
January 31, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm 0100 Marie Mount Hall Agenda
February 23, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm 1310A Marie Mount Hall Agenda
March 12, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am 1310A Marie Mount Hall CANCELLED
April 13, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm 1310B Marie Mount Hall CANCELLED
May 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am 1310A Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Committee Work

No bills currently under review by this committee.

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Aiken, BarbaraEx-Officio - VP Student Affairs RepVPSAbaiken@umd.edu2018
Asercion, JosephGraduate Student SenatorGRADasercion@terpmail.umd.edu2018
Atre, VinitaGraduate StudentINELviniatre@umd.edu2018
Cavanagh, JohnGraduate Student SenatorINELcaseyc08@umd.edu2018
Han, XuEx-Officio - GSG RepINELhanshan90@gmail.com2018
Hess, KrystinaChairINELklhess@umd.edu2018
Hummel, MaryEx-Officio - VP Student Affairs RepVPSAmlhummel@umd.edu2018
Katz, DanielUndergraduate Student SenatorINELd7katz@umd.edu2018
Kissack, QuincyGraduate StudentINELqkissack@umd.edu2018
Martin, SusanEx-Officio - Graduate School RepVPSAsmarti18@umd.edu2018
McGann, KevinStaffBSOSkjmcgann@umd.edu2018
Passarella-George, DennisEx-Officio - Resident Life RepVPSAdgeorge@umd.edu2018
Rahaman, ShaikFacultyAGNRsrahaman@umd.edu2019
Rhee, ChristineUndergraduate Student SenatorEDUCcrhee@umd.edu2018
Ricigliano, ChristopherEx-Officio - SGA RepINELcricigli@umd.edu2018
Rodriguez, DanaUndergraduate Student SenatorINELdana.jian.rodriguez@gmail.com2018
Shah, IshanUndergraduate Student SenatorCMNSishah21@terpmail.umd.edu2018
Simpkins, EricaStaffVPSAesimpkin@umd.edu2019
Starego, NicoleUndergraduate StudentARCHnstarego@umd.edu2018
Tadmor, DoronUndergraduate StudentBMGTdtadmor@umd.edu2018
Taylor, CullenUndergraduate StudentBMGTcullent15@gmail.com2018
Waldenberg, SamanthaUndergraduate StudentINELswaldenb@umd.edu2018
Zahabi, LieseFacultyARHUlzahabi@umd.edu2018