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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee election took place on May 1 & 8 of 2014. Office is assumed on the day of Commencement.


Jules O'Connor, SSC/UCSL Chair

College of Arts and Science

Jules, a Senator at-Large, is a senior in the College of Arts and Science double majoring in Politics and Mathematics.

Over her last two years on the SSC, she has served as an Alternate Senator at-Large and in the spring of 2014 as Chair of the International Affairs Committee. As a native New Yorker, Jules wanted to take advantage of NYU's Global Network and spent semesters studying away in Washington, D.C. and in London where she served as a Site Ambassador. In her free time, you can find her giving tours as an Admissions Ambassador.

Jules serves as the Chair of the Student Senators Council and University Committee on Student Life.


Michael Hengerer, SSC Vice-Chair

Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Michael Hengerer, a Senator At-Large on the SSC, is a Junior in the Gallatin school studying Social Change and Law.

Michael is from Washington, DC and has been passionate about politics and public policy since high school. Last year, Michael served on the Student Senators Council as the Gallatin Senator and Public Relations Chair. Outside of his role in the SSC, Michael has previously been involved with Hall Council, Strive for College at NYU, and is currently the Executive Vice President of the Class of 2016 Activities Board.

Michael serves as Vice-Chair of the Student Senators Council and thus the Chair of the Student Activities Board.


Jonathan Bach, Global Vice-Chair

Stern School of Business

Jonathan, a Senator At-Large on the SSC, is a senior studying finance and management in the Stern School of Business.

His work in student government originally began as Stern class President, but with the support and encouragement of a few mentors, he took on the role of Senator At-Large. While exploring Europe through the Study Away Program at Prague, Jonathan became a proponent of the Global Network University, really understanding how it advances not only academia, but also students and their perspectives.

Jonathan serves as the first Global Vice Chair, acting as the NY Portal Site representative in the Global Student Council. He will also serve as the Chair of the Global Affairs Committee of the SSC/UCSL.


Jessica Hawk, UCSL Vice-Chair

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Jessica, Steinhardt's Undergraduate Senator, is a senior studying Public Health and Nutrition.

With an interest in global health issues, Jessica came to NYU hoping to take advantage of the Global Network University. She studied away at the NYU Accra site and visited the NYU Berlin site with a Steinhardt course. In previous years on the square, she served as Programming Chair of Steinhardt's Undergraduate Student Government and is still an active participant as an executive board member.

In her second year serving on the Student Senators Council, Jessica is honored to serve as the Vice Chair of the University Committee on Student Life for the 2014-2015 academic year.


Responsibilities of the Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Student Senators Council oversees the SSC/UCSL as well as appoints the chairs and members of the SSC, UCSL and University Senate Committees. In addition, the Executive Committee regularly meets with the President, Provost and other administrators on behalf of the Council in order to advance the student agenda. It assumes the role of the SSC and UCSL when the full bodies are not in session.

Contact the Executive Committee

Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, Suite 708
New York, NY 10012 | 212 998 2234

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