Meet the Senate

Meet the Senate in person at one of their Wednesday meetings!

President and Vice President

Braden Fitzgerald

Braden

Major: Health and Human Performance

Minor: Global Public Health

Contact: asum.president@mso.umt.edu, 406-243-2038

 

Brenna Love

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Major: Business Management; Political Science

 

Contact: asum.vicepres@mso.umt.edu, 406-243-2037

 

Business Manager

 

Ben Kuiper

Major: Economics & Finance

Contact: asum.businessmgr@mso.umt.edu, 406-243-2704

 

Senate 

Maria Anderson

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Major: Journalism and Spanish

Serves on the following committees:

  • ASUM Productions Oversight Committee
  • Board on Members
  • Campus Safety Committee
  • Craig of Circle Scholars Committee
  • Marketing and Outreach Committee

Student Group Liason to:

 

 

Abigail Belcher

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Major: Economics 

Serves on the following committees:

  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • Craig of Circle Scholars Committee
  • Diversity Advisory Council Committee
  • Interview Committee
  • Parking Policy Committee
  • Service Learning Advisory Board Committee
  • Student Political Action Committee

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Badmitton Club
  • Emerging Ceramic Artists, University of Montana (UMECA)
  • Information Systems Association, Montana (MISA)
  • Linguistics Club
  • Ministry of Magic
  • University of Montana Technical Theater and Design Student Group

 

 

Sylvia Borstad

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Major: Political Science, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies (Voice Area)

Serves on the following committees:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Team
  • ASUM Music Union
  • Family Weekend Committee
  • Integrated Plant Management Committee
  • Professional Education Council
  • Student Political Action Committee
  • University Council on Student Assault

Student Group Liason to:

  • Alliance for Disability and Students at the UM (ADSUM)
  • Chamber Chorale
  • Clarinet Studio
  • Flute Choir
  • Keyboard Society
  • Music Union
  • National Association for Music Education
  • Percussion Club
  • Saxophone Studio
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Student National Association Teachers of Singing (SNATS)
  • TRIO: Support Students Socially
  • UM Collegiate Chapter of American Choral Directors Association
  • UM Concert Bands
  • UM Flute Choir
  • UM Jazz Bands
  • UM Opera Theater
  • UM Vocal Prciticum
  • University Choir
  • University of Montana Cantemus Women's Choir
  • Women's Choir
  • Zootown Cabaret

 

Alex Butler

Major: Philosophy

Minor: Economics

Serves on the following committees:

  • ASUM Sports Union Committee
  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • Campus Recreation and Sports Committee
  • Interview Committee
  • Missoula and Bitterroot Affairs Committee
  • Program Prioritization Committee

Student Group Liaison to:

  • African Students Association
  • China Table
  • Criminal Law Group
  • Equestrian Team, UM
  • German Club
  • Grizzly Strong
  • International Law Student Association
  • Model Arab League
  • Mount of Olives Arabic Language and Culture Club
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Powerlifting, University of Montana
  • Rugby, Men's ("Jesters")
  • Rugby, Women's: Betterside
  • Sports Union
  • Team RWB (formerly Veteran Student Association)
  • Triathlon Now, UM
  • University of Montana Women's Rugby
  • Zoo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

 

 

Sonny Capece

Major:

Serves on the following committees:

  • Academic Standards and Curriculum Review Committee
  • ASUM Legal Board
  • ASUM Production Oversight
  • International Committee
  • Missoula and Bitterroot Affairs Committee
  • Sustainability Board
  • University Library Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • American Asociation Student Chapter of Petroleum Geologists
  • Beta Phi Alpha
  • Campus Scouts
  • Delta Rho Tao
  • Pi Sigma Alpha - Epsilon Mu
  • Swing Kidz
  • University of Montana College Republicans

 

 

Bailey Carpenter

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Majors: Political Science, Psychology

Minor: International Development

Serves on the following committees:

  • Academic Standards and Curriculum review Committee (ASCRC)
  • Community Garden
  • Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC)
  • KRELF Committee
  • Student Complaint Committee (Undergraduate)
  • University Athletic Committee
  • Univeristy Discrimination Grievance Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • America Fisheries Society
  • Orthodox Christian Fellowship of Montana
  • SCHWA-MT
  • University Players
  • Anthropology Club
  • Delight Ministries
  • Griz Med
  • One Thousand New Gardens
  • Students for Disaster Relief

 

 

Bliss Collins

Major:

Serves on the following committees:

  • ASUM Legal Board
  • Graduate & Professional Student Committee (GPSC)
  • Grievance Committee
  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Pantzer Award Committee
  • Parking Appeals and Review Committee
  • Students Complaint Committee (Undergraduate)
  • University Athletic Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • College Democrats
  • Launch Griz
  • Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA)
  • Phit Theta Kappa Chapter - Beta Eta Epsilon
  • Public Health Student and Alumni Association

 

 

Kat Cowley

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Major: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Serves on the following committees:

  • Advising Committee
  • Commencement Committee
  • DiverseU Planning Committee
  • Elections Committee
  • Facilities for Student Success Committee
  • Transportation Board Committee
  • University Center Board Committee

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Camas Magazine
  • Crafters, University
  • Fire Ecology and Management, UM Student Association (UMSAFEM)
  • Geology Club, UM
  • Griz for Unicef
  • Hillel
  • Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society
  • ONE
  • Peers Reaching Out (PROs)
  • Reinvest Montana
  • Bedsider

 

Henry Curtis

Major: History

Serves on the following committees:

  • Facilities for Student Success Committee
  • Parking Appeals and Review Committee
  • Recycling Oversight Committee
  • Student Political Action Committee
  • Sustainability Board Committee
  • Transportation Board Committee
  • University Library Committee

Student Group Liaison to:

  • Classics Club
  • Climbing Club
  • Fencing Club (UMFC)
  • Foresters, Society of American
  • Forward Montana Foundation
  • Honors Student Association
  • Humanist Organization
  • Indigenous Filmmakers Club
  • Recreation Association, Student
  • UM Students of the Industrial Workers of the World

 

 

Bailey Durnell

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Major: Political Science; Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Serves on the following committees:

  • General Education Committee
  • Interview Committee
  • Research and Scholarship Fee Committee
  • Student Political Action Committee
  • Tobacco Task Force Committee
  • University Center Board Comittee

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Advocates for Non-Violence
  • Black Student Union, UM
  • Forum For Living with Appropriate Technology (FLAT)
  • KyiYo Native American Student Association
  • Model United Nations
  • Planned Parenthood Generation Action
  • Sacred Roots Language Society
  • Univeristy of Montana Women in Physics

 

 

Connor Fitzpatrick

Major: History; Political Science (International Relations)

Serves on the following committees:

  • Board on Members
  • Bookstore Oversight Board
  • Community Garden Committee
  • Elections Committee
  • Graduate & Professional
    Student Committee (GPSC)
  • Graduate Council
  • Interview Committee
  • Relations and Affairs Committee
  • Student Complaint Committee (Graduate)

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Anime Club
  • Composer's Club
  • Forestry Club
  • Irish Club (An Cumann Gaeilge)
  • Russian Club
  • Triple Decker Pizza Club
  • UM Composers Club
  • UM Student Chapter of American Fisheries Society

 

  

Canyon Hohenstein

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Major:  Political science

Minors: Economics, Spanish

Serves on the following committees:

  • Childcare Oversight Committee
  • Drug ane Alcohol Advisory committee
  • Housing Board
  • International Committee
  • Professional Education Council
  • Relations and Affairs Committee
  • Sustainability Board

Student Group Liaison to:

  • Air and Waste Management Association
  • Backcountry Squatters
  • Buddhist Club on Campus
  • Care Club
  • Internaitonal Student Association
  • Society of American Foresters
  • Soka Gakkai Buddhist Group
  • UM Stands with Standing Rock

 

Bryn Honnold

Major: Exercise Science

Serves on the following committees:

  • Committee on Campus and Facilities
  • Integrated Communications Team
  • Parking Policy Committee
  • Relations and Affairs
  • Unit Standards Committee
  • University Center Board
  • Univeristy Committee on Fraternities & Sororities
  • Writing Committee (sub-committee of ASCRC)

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Athletic Training Student Association
  • Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
  • Emmaus Campus Ministry
  • GrizMED
  • Grizzly Gamers
  • Jewish Voice for Peace of the University of Montana
  • Pacific Islanders Club
  • University of Montana Exercise Science Student Association
  • Woodsman Team

 

Calvin Koerber

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Major: Business Management; Marketing

Serves on the following committees:

  • Budeget and Finance Committee
  • Committee on Campus and Facilities
  • Incentive Award Committee
  • Integrated Communications Team 
  • Marketing and Outreach Committee
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee
  • Student Computer Fee Committee

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • American Marketing Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Finance Club
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Physical Therapy Student Association 
  • Switchback Records

 

 

Mollie Lemm

Major:

Serves on the following committees:

  • Advising Committee
  • ASUM Website Upkeep Committee
  • Marketing and Outreach Committee
  • Recycling Oversight Committee
  • Relations and Affairs Committee
  • Scholarship and Financial Aid Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • Japanese Student Association
  • Performance Dance Ensemble
  • Society for Ecological Restoration
  • UM Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club
  • Young Greens

 

Victoria Lewis

Major: Psychology; Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Serves on the following committees:

  • Academic Standards and Curriculum Review Committee (ASCRC)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Team
  • ASUM Sports Union
  • Incentive Award Committee
  • Integrated Plant Management Committee
  • Interview Committee
  • Marketing and Outreach Committee
  • University Council on Student Assault

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
  • CutBank Literary Magazine
  • Folklore Society
  • Gerontology Society
  • Grizzly Service
  • Order of Omega
  • Psychology Club
  • Psychology Graduate Student Association (PGSA)
  • School Psychology Student Organization
  • University of Montana Mortar Board Senior Honor Society

 

 

Collin Milton

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Major: Political Science; Sociology

Serves on the following committees:

  • ASUM Website Upkeep Committee
  • IT Senate
  • KRELF Committee
  • Student Computer Fee Committee (Now STEP)
  • Sustainability Board
  • Sustainable Campus Committee
  • Unit Standards Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • Montana Anthropology Student Association (MASA)
  • Montana Trails Recreation and Park Association
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Nordic Ski Club
  • Oval Undergraduate Literary Magazine
  • Pre-Veterinary Sciences Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Undergraduate Social Work Club

 

 

Garrett Morrill

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Major: MBA Graduate Student

Serves on the following committees:

  • Academic Standards and Curriculum Review Committee (ASCRC)
  • Community Garden
  • Research and Scholarship Fee Committee
  • University Research and Creativity Committee

Student Group Liason to:

  • Catholic Campus Ministry
  • Collectable Card-Game Club (C^3)
  • Cru
  • Entertainment Management (UMEM)
  • Forthright Forum
  • Graduate Business Student Association- GBSA
  • Grizzly Christian Fellowship
  • Simple Truth

   

 

Alexandria Schafer

Major: Sociology; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Minor: Political Science

Serves on the following committees:

  • Advising Committee
  • ASUM Website Upkeep Committee
  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • Relations and Affairs Committee
  • Student Political Action Committee

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Criminology Club
  • Medieval Combat Society
  • University of Montana Artist Collective (UMAC)
  • Women's Law Caucus

 

 

Alyssa Stokovich

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Major: Parks & Tourism Recreation Management; Journalism

Serves on the following committees:

  • Advising
  • ASUM Productions Oversight
  • Campus Recreation and Sports Committee
  • Grievance Committee
  • Pub Board
  • Recycling Oversight Committee
  • Sustainable Campus Committee
  • University Center Board

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • Baseball Club
  • Men's Frisbee SmokeJump
  • Women's Frisbee "Pillowfight"
  • Hockey - Coed
  • Montana Grizzlies Hurling Club
  • Panhellenic
  • Rodeo Team
  • Student Recreation Association
  • UM Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society
  • University of Montana Wilderness Association

  

 

Michael Toppen

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Major: Political Science

Serves on the following committees

  • Bookstore Oversight Board
  • Drug and Alcohol Advisory Committee
  • Housing Board
  • Interview Committee
  • Radio Board
  • Student Political Action

Student Group Liaison to: 

  • 1000 New Gardens
  • Circus Club
  • French Club (Le Cercle Francophone)
  • Latter-Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)
  • MontPIRG
  • Philosophy Society
  • Society for Ecological Restoration
  • Student Filmmakers Association

 

 

Daisy Ward

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Major: Political Science; Spanish

Minor: Global Public Health

Serves on the following committees:

  • General Education Committee (sub-committee of ASCRC)
  • Recycling Oversight Committee
  • Student Political Action
  • Sustainability Board
  • Unit Standards Committee

Student Group Liaison to:

  • Active Minds
  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Knit and Crocharity
  • Montana Anthropology Student Association
  • Society of Physics Students
  • UM Advocates
  • Young Life

 

 

Mariah Welch

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Majors:  Political Science; Women's Gender and Sexuality

Minor: African American Studies

Serves on the following committees:

  • Academic Standards and Curriculum Review Committee (ASCRC)
  • ASUM Legal Board
  • Childcare Oversight Committee
  • Diversity Advisory Council
  • DiverseU Planning Committee
  • Sustainability Board
  • Student Political Action Committee
  • University Council on Student Assault

Student Group Liaison to:

  • Advocates for Animals
  • Global Grizzlies
  • Operation Smile
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Students for Peace and Justice
  • Trendsetters at the U
  • UM Love Your Melon Campus Crew
  • UMAISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society)
  • Up Til Dawn - UM
  • Women's Lacrosse