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President

Michelle Wilk

wilk@student.uiwtx.edu

President

 

Vice President

Kimberly Ibarra

kibarra@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Kimberly Ibarra is a sophomore from Laredo, Texas studying accounting. She has served as a resident senator and was the 2013-2014 senator of the year. She is also the historian for the Business Club and a Zumba instructor at the Wellness Center. She hopes people will become more active with Student Government and campus activities so we cancumulatively enhance the UIW community. Her goal for this academic year is to ethically manage the new Student Legacy Fund and ensure that the needs of the student body are being addressed.

 Vice President

Chief of Staff

Desmond Ndikum

ndikum@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Desmond Ndikum is a Philosophy and Pastoral Ministry major. He served as a Student Senator representing the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Desmond hopes to create an environment where students' voices are heard and taken seriously. He believes that every student has something to offer to make the community a better place. In addition to his position of Chief of Staff, he currently chairs the Student Engagement Committee, serves on the University Planning Commission, and is Speaker of the Student General Assembly. He hopes to leave UIW better than he met it.

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Secretary

Dora Cantu

dmcantu@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Dora Mariel Cantu is a Freshman Pre-Pharmacy student. She served SGA and her UIW constituents as a Freshman Senator, Resident Life Senator, Senate Secretary, and Executive Council Intern. Dora is now the Executive Council Secretary. She was also active on the Legacy Fund's Board of Education Enhancement. Dora is also a member of TRiO Student Support Services, Mexicanos en UIW, and is employed by the University of the Incarnate Word's Campus Life as a Student Center Assistant. She was a member of Jubilate Church Choir, Campus Ministry, the Pre-Pharmacy Association, and the Student Dietetic Association. Her ambition drives her to look forward to a productive semester full of growth and service to the UIW community.

Secretary

Parliamentarian

Justin Rayome

rayome@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Justin Rayome is a senior from Dallas, Texas who is studying Economics and Political Science. He is a former college athlete who played for the UIW Cardinal football team. This year he looks forward to getting more involved with the student body in hopes of strengthening the student community on campus. As the liaison to the House of Representatives, he is responsible for managing the needs and issues of the student organizations. He also sits on the Legacy Fund Wellness Committee whose responsibility is to enhance the student experience through recreation and fitness.

Justin serves as the Pi Sigma Alpha President, which is the campus Political Science Society. He is also involved with the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity as well as the Business Club, and the Pre-Law Society.

Parliamentarian

Treasurer

Carl Aponte

czaponte@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Treasurer

 

Director of Public Relations

Amanda Alonzo

amalonz1@student.uiwtx.edu

 

Amanda Alonzo is a senior Communication Arts major with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Marketing. Amanda serves as the first Director of Public Relations for the Student Body at the University of the Incarnate Word. In addition, Amanda is the 2013-2015 Communications Director for the University’s internet radio station, KUIW.

She plans to bring more awareness to students, keep them involved around campus, and help address their concerns. Amanda believes in always striving for your goals no matter what happens in life. With hard work, determination, and motivation anything is possible.

Director of Public Relations

Attorney General

Hugo Rodriguez

hcrodrig@student.uiwtx.edu

Attorney General

Student Government Association Advisor

Paul Ayala

peayala@uiwtx.edu

Director, University Events and Student Programs

Phone: 210.805.5863
Fax: 210.283.5023

 

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