The Executive Committee oversees the Student Government Assembly. They also regularly meet with the President, Provost and other administrators at New York University on behalf of all Student Government leaders in order to advance the student agenda.

2021-2022 Officers

photo of Mehrin Ali, chair of student government assembly


Mehrin Ali

Chair, Student Government

College of Arts & Science

Office Hours: By Appointment

The Student Government Chair is the presiding officer in all Student Government Assembly, Student Senators Council, and Presidents Council meetings, a member of the Executive Board of the University Senate, and is the representative of the needs of the student body from across the Global Network to the University.

Mehrin Ali is the contact for all members of the Student Government Assembly.

Mira Silveira

Vice-Chair, Student Senators Council

Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Office Hours: By Appointment

Mira Sliveira


The Student Senators Council Vice Chair is responsible for all committees, including Student Government committees as well as placing Student Government members on University Senate and University Wide committees. The SSC Vice Chair also oversees the grievance process for Student Government and helps with the general operation of Student Government.

Ron Hall, Vice Chair of the President's Council


Ron Hall

Vice-Chair, Presidents Council

College of Arts & Science

Office Hours: By Appointment

The Presidents Council Vice Chair is responsible for the coordination of the Presidents Council meetings, overseeing all university programs and clubs, and is in charge of all student engagement across the university.

Ayham Adawi

Vice-Chair, Global Student Council

NYU Abu Dhabi

Office Hours: By Appointment

Ayham Adawi


The Global Vice Chair is the point person for communication and collaboration with the rest of the Global Network. In order to unite the campuses and sites at NYU and promote the highest quality experience for all NYU students through global advocacy, policy, and programming, the Global Vice Chair is responsible for bringing a global perspective to the discussions at the Global Student Council, Student Senators Council, Student Government Assembly, and the University Senate, as well as increasing student engagement in global programming.

Ayham is the contact for Site Ambassadors and the Student Governments in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.

Leadership Team

The following appointed positions, plus the Executive Committee, make up the Student Government Leadership Team.

Sarah Abdalla
Chief of Staff

Marleyna George
Director, Diversity

Seamas Porter
Elections Commissioner

Alicia Dai
Director, Communications

Ryan Carney
Director, Finance

Eric Carrera
Director, Operations & Special Projects