Student Senate Committees

Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Committee focuses on a variety of issues affecting students’ academic life. This committee selects speakers for all commencement ceremonies, works with the bookstore on textbook issues, and serves as Student Senate’s main academic liaison. To become an associate senator on this committee or for more information on its projects, contact Chair Tyler Stern

Public Relations

The Public Relations Committee is the Student Senate’s face to the community and student body. Its duties include promoting all Student Senate elections, coordinating the official Facebook page, publicizing Student Senate initiatives, and working with the other senate committees to let the students know what’s going on. To become an associate senator on this committee or for more information on its projects, contact Chair Adam Grinsell.

Student Services

The Student Services Committee is Student Senate’s student initiative committee. Student Services deals with issues directly affecting student life at WSU. It works with WSU Security, facilities, and the Vice President of Student Life and Development on a range of issues affecting students. The Student Services Committee is responsible for issuing all-student surveys to collect data, representing Student Senate on the Student Health and Wellness Advisory Corps, and managing the Improve WSU program. To become an associate senator on this committee or for more information on its projects, contact Chair Sam Bach.

Student Activity Fund Committee (SAFC)

The Student Activity Fund Committee (SAFC) oversees all funding for campus clubs and organizations. It reviews club funding requests, carries out the entire Annual Financial Review (AFR) process each spring, enforces the SAFC rules, and makes recommendations to Student Senate. To become an associate senator on this committee or for more information on its projects, contact Treasurer Jessica Hepinstall.