UW Students Elect President, Senators
April 9, 2009 — University of Wyoming students have elected Matt Haigler of Laramie, a senior in mechanical engineering, as president of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW).
Haigler will preside over the student government that oversees a budget of more than $1 million, including funding for a variety of student programs. He also will serve as an ex officio member of the UW Board of Trustees.
Danee Hunzie of Kemmerer, a senior in international studies, was elected vice president.
ASUW senators, who will serve on various committees and represent their colleges in budgetary and policy matters affecting all UW students, were also elected.
Senators, listed by hometown and colleges they represent, are:
Anchorage, Alaska -- Katie Cusack, Business.
Casper -- Kelsie Speiser, Agriculture.
Castle Rock, Colo. -- Caitlin Curtis, Health Sciences.
Cheyenne -- Ryan Anderson, Arts and Sciences; Jennifer Beman, Engineering; Amy Berry, Agriculture; Bryan Dugas, Health Sciences; Matthew Fournier, Arts and Sciences; Liz Rader, Arts and Sciences; Megan Stransky, Education.
Daniel -- Rives White, Agriculture.
Denver, Colo. -- Nathan Mullen, Education; Andrew Ssakajja, Health Sciences.
Douglas -- Elizabeth Brown, Arts and Sciences.
Gillette -- Sean Moran, Arts and Sciences.
Green River -- Kalib Simpson, Arts and Sciences; Bryce Strampe, Education.
Jackson -- Amy Rieser, Arts and Sciences.
Laramie -- Jeffery Burroughs, Engineering; Zhang Zhu, Arts and Sciences.
Martin, S.D. -- Philip Abernathy, Business.
North Cape May, N.J. -- Caitlin Wallace, Arts and Sciences.
Pinedale -- Keely Knapp, Arts and Sciences.
Sheridan -- Lauren Johnson, Arts and Sciences.
Star Valley -- Angela Barrett, Business.
Stratham, N.H. -- Ellie Platte, Health Sciences.
Torrington -- Ben Kinney, Law.
Wellington, Colo. -- Ben Weibers, Engineering.
Wheatland -- Marcus Catchpole, Engineering.
Wright -- Shannon Thomas, Health Sciences.
UW students elected Matt Haigler of Laramie, a senior in mechanical engineering, as president of the Associated Students of UW (ASUW) and Danee Hunzie of Kemmerer, a senior in international studies, as vice president. (UW Photo)
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2009