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The Legislative Branch of ASUCM is made up of 16 senators, 10 at large and two from each of the three schools. The Senate is chaired by the Internal Vice President (IVP).

The Senate has the power to:

  • Constitute tribunals inferior to the Court;
  • Make rules for the student government and regulations of the established budget;
  • Approve requests of the Associated Students from the Administration;
  • Promote the progress of inspirational endeavors useful in education for the general welfare of the ASUCM; and
  • Enact impeachment proceedings against officers of the legislative and executive bodies of the ASUCM.

Officers of the Senate:

  • President pro tempore: presiding officer of the Senate in the absence of the Internal vice president;
  • Sergeant at arms: officer charged with the general safety during Senate meetings;
  • Secretary: officer charged with the duty of maintaining records of the Senate; and
  • Any other Senate officers as deemed necessary by 2/3 majority vote of members present for fair and efficient proceedings.

The following standing committees shall be established annually in the Senate:

  • Budget and Finance
    Location: Granite 172 or Zoom
    Time: 7:30pm on Mondays


  • Academic Affairs
    Chair: Robin Aujero
    Vice Chair: Alex Luu
    Secretary: Angel Prince Nechikat
    Location: Zoom
    Time: 5:30pm on Fridays
  • Student Activities
    Chair: Andrew De Mello
    Vice Chair: Efren Vazquez Gonzalez
    Secretary: Gabriel Castro
    General Admin: Sofiah Lawal
    Location: Zoom
    Time: 4:30pm on Friday


  • Student Advocacy
    Chair: Josué Herrera
    Vice Chair: Aryn Torres
    Secretary: Ananya Veerpaneni
    Location: Zoom
    Time: 8:15pm on Tuesdays

Here are the Senate Leadership Positions for Fall 2023:

Senator Pro Tempore: TBD

Sergeant-at-Arms: TBD

Secretary: TBD

Court Liaison: TBD

CAB Liaison: TBD

ASUCM Commission of Sustainability Senate Liaison: TBD

ASUCM External Office liaison: TBD