Unopposed candidate for secretary Sonal Pai hopes to serve as a moderate voice in SA Executive meetings and increase awareness of the SA's function on campus.
As an unopposed candidate running for the position of treasurer, Maurice Frediere hopes to use the role to streamline the process of club funding. He wants to consolidate clubs with similar goals to ensure that funding for student organizations is used efficiently.
Hannah Todd, who currently serves as a New Student Representative in the SA, says her experiences with working with H&D and working under the EVP give her the ability to harness the potential of the SA to create change.
Komal Luthra’s platform features a strong academic focus. As current chair of the Academic Committee, she has focused on getting students more involved inside and outside the classroom. She described two of the committee’s goals: encouraging communication between students and professors outside of class time and eventually creating a used book exchange event to supplement online postings through Facebook groups.
According to Brianna Singh’s platform, people are only as good as the community they live in, and she believes she can make the Rice community better as External Vice President. She served as a Hanszen College NSR and was Environmental Committee Co-Chair her freshman year. Currently, she serves as the SA Secretary.
As a candidate for Student Association External Vice President, Justin Onwenu’s platform focuses on a broad range of issues. In his campaign platform, Onwenu said as EVP he hopes to expand the use of tetra and give student more options with the meal plan, to establish greater lines of communication between students and the Honor Council and Student Judicial Programs, to increase the ability of students to give academic input through faculty advisory boards and to promote environmental sustainability.
As an active member of the Student Association since her freshman year, current External Vice President Joan Liu, a Jones College junior, wants to expand her role in the SA to the presidency.