Executive Board

Senate Executive Board '17-18

Student Senate Executive Board

President: Janet Irankunda
Vice President: Wyatt H Anians
Secretary: Tori Hornby
Treasurer: Claire Hess
Communications Chair: Filiberto Lopez-Garcia
Student Life Chair: Iju Regmi
Finance Chairs: Claire Hess & John Lof
Student Leadership Chair: Bergen Gardner
Campus Betterment Chair: Ben Seavey

Janet Irankunda


    Janet Irankunda is a music major, from Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Her goal in life is to create a space where those in here community are valued for more than the labels society gives. On campus, she is involved in Collegiate Chorale, Student Senate, Gospel Choir, and her role as an Assistant Hall Director.

    Wyatt H Anians

    Vice President

      Wyatt H Anians is finishing his senior year as Vice President of Student Senate. He has always had a drive for things relating to student life, specifically chairing the Student Life Committee in past years and currently a representative to the Board of Regents for Student Life. As a queer member of the community, he assists in leading the PRIDE organization as well as applies his studies in psychology to those in the LGBTQIA+ community. He can often be seen talking with friends, playing his saxophone or serving at a local restaurant.

      Claire Hess


        Claire Hess is a senior accounting, and management major from Bourbonnais, Illinois. She is Treasurer for Student Senate this year as well as the Finance Committee Chair. She also enjoys being involved in the Student Activities Council as Co-Chair of the Entertainment Committee in addition to Chi Theta Rho sorority and the Performing Arts Committee.

        Tori Hornby


          Tori Hornby is a junior music major with education and French minors. Other than being Student Senate's secretary for the year, she is also secretary for Tau Delta Gamma, participates in Nordic choir and Fermata Nowhere, and is a Resident Assistant in Olson Hall.

          Filiberto Lopez-Garcia

          Diversity Representative for Gender and Sexuality Communications Chair

            Filiberto Lopez-Garcia is finishing his senior year as Diversity Representative of gender and sexuality of Student Senate as well as the Communication Chair. He has always had a determination to promote diversity and inclusion of others, he is currently a representative to the Board of Regents for Outreach & Gifts. As part of the LGBTQIA+ community, he has led PRIDE, where he has served as the President. His determination in creating spaces where students can feel excepted has led him to rebranded Hola-Enlaces to Latines Unides and is currently serving as the President of the organization. He is also the VP of Student Activity’s Council and he is working on the Student Brand Task Force for this year.

            John Lof

            Junior Class Reresentative

              John Lof is a Junior Representative serving as Finance Co-Chair from Grinnell, IA. He is a political science major with a minor economics. Beyond Senate, John is involved with Collegiate Chorale and Campus Democrats.

              Ben Seavey

              Sophmore Class Representative

                Ben Seavey is from Albert Lea, Minnesota. He is a philosophy and political Science double major who is serving as a Sophomore class representative. Ben is heavily involved in Student Senate alongside the Political Science and Philosophy departments.