Student Life

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We want to hear from you!

ASUWB is here to listen to your ideas, questions, or concerns for the UW Bothell campus-community. Feel free to contact the ASUWB team or visit our office hours anytime.

  • E-mail: asuwbteam@uw.edu
  • Phone: (425) 352-5225
  • Office: ARC-130
    • (UPDATE: Due to the safety and health concerns of COVID-19, please view our revised ASUWB Office Hours for virtual meeting locations)
  • Public meetings: TBA 
  • Location: Zoom (see Meeting Agendas & Minutes for link)
    Time: Mondays from 5:45 - 7:45 on a "need to meet" basis.
  • Due to safety and health decisions around COVID-19, ASUWB Public Meetings will no longer be reoccuring for the duration of Spring Quarter 2020. Instead, ASUWB will be sure to let people know the week that we will be having a meeting at least two days in advance in compliance to OPMA.

ASUWB Representative Body

The ASUWB Representative Board is comprised of elected student-leaders dedicated to serve and advocate for all students at UW Bothell. Members of the board are organized by an ASUWB Executive Board and Senators with voting power and supported by Staff with non-voting power.

Executive Board

Shugla Kakar, President

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Serves as the primary spokesperson for the ASUWB, including giving speeches at all events. The primary lead of communication for tri-campus communication between ASUW, ASUWT, and GPSS starting summer through spring term.

Office hours

  • Monday | 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/9381327775

Committee Appointments:

  • Provost Advisory Committee (PACS)
  • Food Pantry
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Health and Wellness Resource Steering Committee
  • Chancellor's Leadership Council (CLC)
  • Chancellor's Advisory Council for Students
  • Chancellor's Cabinet

Marwa Popal, Vice President

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Supports the President to fulfill duties as appointed or requested, manages the UWB Leadership Program, and work with other members of the ASUWB to develop ASUWB initiatives, goals, and projects.

Office hours

  • Tuesday | 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Thursday | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/4258180089

Committee Appointments:

  • Alumni Council
  • Commencement Speaker Committee

Asna Ali, Director of Community Relations

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Maintains relations and attend City of Bothell, City of Bothell Chamber of Commerce, and other local business organization meetings. Manages relations with businesses for networking events and student discounts. Coordinate with local citizens or organizations to establish community service projects.

Office hours

  • Monday | 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
  • Tuesday | 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
  • Wednesday | 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/6912023878

Committee Appointments:

  • 2020 Census Committee
  • Husky Pantry Committee
  • Curriculum Working Group (CE Sub-committee)
  • Community Engagement Committee

Djelli Berisha, Director of Student Advocacy

Pronouns: He/him/his

Serves as an ad hoc liaison between students, administration, and faculty on all issues concerning diversity, student health, and academic affairs. The premiere advocate for on-campus student issues as they arise and facilitate ad hoc town halls for students.

Office hours

  • Thursday | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Friday | 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/4799258408

Committee Appointments:

  • Club Council
  • Academic Degree Mapping Co-curricular Committee
  • Dean of Student Affairs Student Advisory Committee
  • Campus Safety Advisory Council

Jacob Espy, Director of Outreach & Marketing

Pronouns: He/him/his

Create, distribute, and maintain all information collected from sources across and beyond campus to the Associated Students by: drafting statements, publicizing, and updating the ASUWB webpage, email, social media, and any other form of communication. Organizes the ASUWB Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards and maintain the Student of the Month Award. Primary contact for Holly the Husky.

Office hours

  • Tuesday | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/2654717212

Committee Appointments:

  • Technology Advisory Committee (TAC)

Alyssa King, Director of Government Relations

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Advances the Associated Student’s Legislative Agenda, operates civic engagement initiatives, organizes and implement legislative events both on campus and in Olympia. Serves as the legislative liaison for local, state, and federal affairs and for work with Cascadia Student Government, University of Washington Seattle and Tacoma Student Governments. The ASUWB Representative on the WSA Board of Directors.

Office hours

  • Wednesday | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Friday | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/123945750?pwd=eDlmU1BXV1lmZXVPaEU3QzNkcTdxUT09

Please schedule times to meet with Alyssa on Calendly: calendly.com/asuwbdgr

Committee Appointments:

  • (TBD)

Senators

Bryanna Bui, Senator of Outreach & Marketing

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Collaborate with Director of Outreach & Marketing and other members of the ASUWB to market ASUWB initiatives, goals, and projects. Tabling with Directors on ASUWB projects or initiatives, facilitates forums with student interest groups, attends classrooms or club meetings with Directors to help advertise ASUWB projects or initiatives. Primary contact for Student of the Month Awards.

Office hours

  • Monday | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/9241257882

Committee Appointments:

  • Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability (CACES)
  • Housing Budget Advisory Council (HBAC)
  • Resident Hall Association E-Board (RHA E-Board)

Michael Albellar, Senator of Student Advocacy

Pronouns: He/him/his

Collaborate with the Director of Student Advocacy in sitting on committees and organizing town halls that correspond with the duties of the Director of Student Advocacy. Tabling with the Director of Student Advocacy to conduct campus assessments and facilitate forums with student interest groups.

Office hours

  • Tuesday | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Thursday | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: https://zoom.us/j/2986307196

Committee Appointments:

  • UW Bothell Health & Safety Committee
  • Student of the Month Committee

Matthew Emery, Senator of Student Advocacy

Pronouns: He/him/his

Collaborate with the Director of Student Advocacy in sitting on committees and organizing town halls that correspond with the duties of the Director of Student Advocacy. Tabling with the Director of Student Advocacy to conduct campus assessments and facilitate forums with student interest groups.

Office hours

  • Tuesday | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: https://Washington.zoom.us/j/9283040960

Committee Appointments:

  • Campus Course Fees (not a committee)
  • First Year & Pre-Majors Program Academic Oversight Committee
  • Faculty Council on Student Affairs
  • Orientation and Transition Programs (OTP)
  • Student of the Month Committee

Staff

Kaelynne Nelson, Treasurer

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Manages and tracks the ASUWB Budget and creates and oversees the SAF Budget Proposal for ASUWB. Primary contact for the Student Academic Enhancement Fund (SAEF)

Office hours

  • Tuesday | 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday | 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/9059002354

Committee Appointments:

  • Services and Activities Fee (SAF)
  • Student Technology Fee (STF)
  • Student Facilities Advisory Committee (SFAC)
  • Student Facilities Advisory Operations

Elijah Nicholson, Parliamentarian

Pronouns: He/him/his

Provide council on ASUWB Bylaws as well as to unofficially interpret the ASUWB Constitution. Ensure that any changes in the Bylaws or Constitution are accurately reflected in the governing documents. Oversees the performance management of ASUWB members to make sure they are upholding their duties and responsibilities. Chair all hiring committees and oversee all hiring processes for ASUWB unless otherwise specified in the ASUWB Constitution or in these bylaws. Primary contact for the Elections Committee.

Office hours

  • Monday| 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday| 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/3467924931

Committee Appointments:

  • Use of University Facilities
  • Undergraduate Research & Creative Practice Steering Committee

Marc Cervantes, Legislative Liason

Pronouns: He/him/his

Office hours

  • (TBD)

Vannie Cao, Student Assistant

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Record minutes and send the minutes to the Director of Outreach and Marketing to be publicly posted after it has been approved by the Parliamentarian.

Office hours

  • (TBD)