Student Governance

Student Senate Spring 2024

The student Senate plays an influential role on Reed's campus. Senate is the voice of the students: its members fund student organizations, participate in campus policy-making, and work with the staff members to improve the quality of student life. If you would like to get involved or learn more about the election process, email warroom@groups.reed.edu or a current senate member.    

President

Andee Gude

Vice President

Jefferson Ratliff 

Head Treasurer

Anahi Sanchez Marcial

Vice Treasurer

Lucy Knight-King

Assistant Treasurer

Emma Benson

Senators

Meera Balan
Philip Dussin
Lily Garvey
Andrew Happy
Bella Moore
Andrew Sakahara
Caroline Spiggle
Lindsay Worrell

Secretary

Taylor Barth

Contact Senate

Email: warroom@groups.reed.edu

Location: The President/VP office is located in the Student Union upstairs hallway.

Meetings: Wednesdays, 4:10-5:00 PM 

Calendar: Senate Public Calendar shared in SB Info! Meetings with agendas and office hours!

Reed login required.

The Treasury

The student body treasurers run the funding process. They keep track of student organization budgets, manage student body funds, and disburse money.

Finance Committee Chairs

Anahi Sanchez Marcial & Jefferson Ratliff

Members

Anahi Sanchez Marcial 
Emma Benson
Lucy Knight-King
Andee Gude
Jefferson Ratliff
Caroline Spiggle
Meera Balan

Bella Moore

Contact Treasurers

Email: money@reed.edu

Location: The Treasurers’ office is located in the Student Union upstairs hallway (or on zoom, email money@reed.edu for link)

Finance Committee meetings: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 PM (Students must submit a budget to Treasury by midnight the night before for consideration at FinComm.)

Treasury formsTreasury Forms are available in the email signature of all Treasury communications and on the Senate website.

Appointments Committee

This senate committee appoints students to a variety of committees and positions on campus. Serving on a committee is a good way to get involved on campus and learn how the college works. For more information on the appointments committee, and to apply for an open position visit the Handshake.

Appointments Committee Chair

Lindsay Worrell 

Appointments Committee Co-Chair

Jefferson Ratliff

Interviews held every week

Appointment opportunities open on a weekly basis and are advertised through Handshake as well as the Student Body Info newsletter. Numerous positions are available each semester, and are listed in an approximate schedule below. Students are encouraged to apply to appointed positions throughout the semester, and to re-apply to positions if not initially successful.

Reference Documents

Senate Bylaws

The Senate bylaws are Senate's regulations and operating rules. The new 2024 bylaws will be uploaded when ratified.

Election Czar Handbook

This handbook is a guide for Election Czars to ensure that elections run smoothly and garner political engagement from the student body.