This branch includes the ASUI President and Vice President. Together, these positions are charged with the responsibility of administering the many departments of the ASUI and representing students before the UI Administration, the Board of Regents, and the State of Idaho.
Hannah Davis, PresidentE-mail: email@example.com
Nick Tunison, Vice PresidentE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Martinez, Chief of Staff
Office Hours: Tuesday 12:00-4:00 | Thursday 10:00-12:30
Chris Schrette, Director of Policy
Office Hours: Monday 12:00-2:00 | Wednesday 2:00-3:00
J. Grady Hepworth, Director of Athletics
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 1:30-3:00 | Tuesday, Thursday 2:00-3:00
I’m Grady Hepworth and am a 3rd year Political Science and International Studies student. I was a nominee for the Outstanding Sophomore Award and have served as an ISEM Student Mentor for the past two years. As Director of Athletics, my goals are to make athletics events more fun, energetic, and engaging. I also hope to bridge the gap between students and student-athletes and increase Vandal spirit.
Samantha Hansen, Director of Diversity AffairsE-mail: email@example.com
Office Hours: Monday, Friday 1:00-2:15 | Wednesday 12:30-2:15
My name is Samantha Hansen, and I am the Director of Diversity. My job works around campus, engaging with students, staff, faculty and administration to promote the goals of diversity in relation to the University. I help promote safety for all students, with a focus on underrepresented groups, education and awareness of diversity, and celebration of the multicultural atmosphere of the University campus.
Liz Brandon, Director of Health and Wellness
Office Hours: Wednesday 6:00-7:00 | Thursday 12:15-1:15
Hi, my name is Liz Brandon and I am a junior microbiology major with minors in chemistry and psychology. I am a member of the pre-med club, and am currently conducting undergraduate research in virology. I enjoy early morning yoga, serving coffee at a local café, and a nice afternoon cup of tea. As the Director of Health and Wellness, I work to promote health and wellness awareness and inform ASUI on health and wellness issues.
Alysha Van Zante, Director of Sustainability
Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-3:30 | Thursday 1:30-3:30
My name is Alysha Van Zante and I am a sophomore studying International Studies and Spanish. I am a member of the Day of the Dead Planning Committee and SArb. In the past I have participated in many service activities such as a 2012 Spring ASB trip. I enjoy rock climbing, yoga, playing intramurals with my sisters and knitting. As the ASUI Director of Sustainability, I collaborate with the center on projects and initiatives regarding sustainability on campus.
Taylor Williams, Vandal Entertainment Board Chair
Taylor Williams, Vandal Entertainment Board Chair
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:30-11:30 & 3:30-5:30 | Thursday 3:30-5:30
Hi, my name is Taylor Williams and I am junior, currently working towards my BFA in Studio Art and my BS in Advertising. I am a member of the Student Alumni Relations Board and the Ad Club. I am the student coordinator of Graphic Design and the board chair for Vandal Entertainment. As the board chair, I am responsible for planning Palousafest and Finals Fest.
Sammi Gunning, Lectures Chair
Office Hours: Monday 11:30-12:30 | Wednesday 11:30-1:30 | Friday 11:30-12:30
My name is Samantha Gunning and I am the Lectures and Performing Arts Chair for ASUI Vandal Entertainment. I get to book the comedians, magicians, and lecturers who come to our campus. Last year, I was the Films Chair for VE. I am a third year Creative Writing major at U of I. My favorite thing to do on campus is hide out in the library, searching for the best book to read. If you have any suggested artists that you want to see at U of I, please e-mail me.
Andres Alcantara, Films Chair
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:30-5:00 | Wednesday 9:30-11:00 | Thursday 10:30-11:10 | Friday 10:30-11:20
My name is Andres Alcantara & I am the Films Chair for Vandal Entertainment. I am a sophomore and an advertising minor in International Studies. I am also a lab assistant at the Chemistry Department. As Films Chair for Vandal Entertainment I am responsible for scheduling a series of quality films throughout the school year and choose films that the student body can enjoy.
Shelby Owens, Small Concerts Chair
Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00-5:00 | Wednesday 2:00-4:00
My name is Shelby Owens and I am a senior pursuing a B.S. in Broadcasting and Digital Media Production. I am also a sound specialist at Sound Production and Lighting, a campus based audio reinforcement and lighting service, a four-year member of the University of Idaho Marching Band Color Guard, and a reporter for Idaho’s student produced TV show Inside the Vandals. As Small Concert Chair, I research and books musicians for concerts during the year.
F. Cody Earl, Idaho Commons and Union Board Chair
Office Hours: Wednesday 12:30-1:30
Hello! I am Cody Earl and I am a senior studying Sociology and Political Science. I plan on attending U of I Law School upon graduating in May. My main goal is to represent the student’s opinion to the ICUB administration in hopes of making the Idaho Commons and Student Union building more student oriented spaces. I aim to represent student opinions in the advancement and improvements of the Student Union Building & Commons.
Melissa Kowaluk, Director of CommunicationsE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday 3:00-5:00 | Tuesday 3:30-5:00 | Thursday 1:30-3:00
Hi, I'm Melissa Kowaluk. I'm a junior studying International Studies and double minoring in French and PR. As the director of the Communications Board, I'm responsible for connecting ASUI with the students and Moscow community. As Communications Board chair, I hope to make ASUI more accessible and identifiable to the students. My goal is enhance the student knowledge of all the opportunities and activities ASUI provide.
Sarah Vetsmany, Funding Board ChairE-mail: email@example.com
Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-3:00 | Thursday 1:00-3:00
Hi! My name is Sarah Vetsmany and I am a sophomore studying Political Science. In my free time I enjoy Zumba classes, running, and the occasional shopping spree. As ASUI Funding Board Chair, I strived to aid student organizations in their missions to improve the campus and their organization as a whole. My ultimate role along with the ASUI Funding Board is to provide funds for student organizations in order for them to achieve their developmental endeavors.
Nick Dimico, Director of Safety and Violence
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Brian Dosch, Attorney General/Student Defender
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-4:30 | Friday 12:30-1:30
Hello, I’m Brian Dosch and I am a 3L Law Student at the College of Law. I will graduate with a Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution emphasis in addition to my Juris Doctor degree. I plan on taking the Washington Bar and practicing as a Criminal Defense Attorney. I am also a big music fan as I play the piano, violin, and guitar. As for my position, The ASUI Attorney General advises the ASUI regarding whether any current or proposed rule violates the ASUI Constitution or its by-laws. He/She also may assist in mediating disputes between the ASUI and the University of Idaho that concern administrative issues. The Attorney General also represents all students accused of violating a University rule and zealous advocates on their behalf in order to protect their rights.