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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.

Contact us

asuwbteam@uw.edu

Campus office

  • ARC-130 

Public meetings

  • Bi-weekly on Mondays in Autumn Quarter, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM (PST) in ARC-121

 

ASUWB Officers

The ASUWB Officers are elected and appointed 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 supported by Senators and Staff with non-voting power.

Executive Board

James Archer, President

Pronouns: He/him/his

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

  • Mondays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesdays: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesdays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fridays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • Board of Regents
  • Chancellor's Executive Cabinet
  • Chancellor's Leadership Council

Giannara Martell, 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

  • Mondays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursdays 12:00 PM  - 4:00 PM

Temporary office hours

Effective Monday, November 8, 2021- Friday, November 19, 2021

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 10 AM - 2:00P PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Braxton Goss, Director of Student Advocacy

Pronouns: He/him/his

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

Office hours

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Fridays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Aanya Kath, Director of Campus Partnerships

Pronouns: She/ her/hers

Chairs the ASUWB Student Advisory Council (ASAC). Collaborates and maintains a positive relationship with the Diversity Center to serve the ASUWB student body through diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, events, and partnerships. Coordinates with residents and organization of the surrounding Bothell community. Serves on all university committees concerning diversity, community engagement, and food options or issues.

Office hours

  • Mondays: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesdays: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Reese Sherman, 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

  • Mondays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Jaresiah Williams, Director of Marketing

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Creates, distributes, and maintains 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. 

Office hours

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Rafi Kakar, Director of Outreach

Pronouns: He/him/his

Manages external relations of ASUWB by meeting with the Vice Chancellor of Advancement and External Relations, and attend City of Bothell Chamber of Commerce. Organizes the ASUWB Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards and maintains the Student of the Month Award. Manages relations with businesses for networking events or student discounts.

Office hours

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tuesdays: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Senators

Chiamaka Odoh, Senator of Student Advocacy

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Collaborates 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. Tables with the Director of Student Advocacy to conduct campus assessments and facilitate forums with student interest groups.

Office hours

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

[VACANT], Senator of Campus Partnerships

Pronouns:

Collaborates with the Director of Campus Partnerships in sitting on committees and organizing events that correspond with the duties of the Director of Campus Partnerships.

Office hours

  • TBD

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Staff

Kurt Gorospe, Treasurer

Pronouns: He/him/his

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

  • Mondays: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesdays: 12:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • Services and Activities Fee (SAF)
  • Student Technology Fee (STF)

Katie Ward, Parliamentarian

Pronouns: She/they

Provides 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. Chairs 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.

Email: asuwbpar@uw.edu

Office hours

  • Mondays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursdays 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD

Lexi Hanson, Legislative Liaison

Pronouns:  She/her/hers

Advocates for the approved ASUWB Legislative Agenda in Olympia, explicitly delivers the will and message of the ASUWB in Olympia to necessary individuals, and works closely with the Director of Government Relations during the legislative session.

Office hours

  • Mondays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ARC-130

Committee appointments:

  • TBD