UW Students Elect President, Senators

Two students association officers
Cameron Nazminia, right, is the new president and Elizabeth Brown the new vice president, of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming. (Frank Lehnerz/Paul Ogle)

University of Wyoming students have elected Cameron Nazminia of Denver, a junior in finance, as president of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW). Elizabeth Brown of Douglas, a sophomore in political science/criminal justice, was elected vice president.

Nazminia 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.

ASUW senators, who will serve on various committees and represent their colleges in budgetary and policy matters affecting all UW students, were also elected. More than 28 percent of UW's eligible student voted in the online election held Wednesday through Friday, April 7-9.

Senators, listed by hometown and the college they represent, are:

Anchorage, Alaska -- Katie Cusack, Business.
Boston, Mass. -- Odion Oisamoje, Engineering.
Casper -- Joel Defebaugh, Arts and Sciences; Will Reese, Law.
Cheyenne -- Cati, Calvetti, Arts and Sciences; Joe Chenchar, Arts and Sciences; Bryan Dugas, Health Sciences; Matthew Fournier, Arts and Sciences; Salli Perryman, Arts and Sciences; Robert West, Engineering; Diana Wilson, Arts and Sciences.
Clay Center, Neb. -- Nema Koohmaraie, Arts and Sciences.
Cody -- Michelle Felts, Agriculture.
Denver, Colo. -- Nathan Mullen, Education.
Gilbertsville, Pa. -- Patrick Toomey, Agriculture.
Gillette -- Lana Percival, Arts and Sciences.
Laramie -- Megan Haigler, Business; Sam Rubino, Engineering.
Loveland, Colo. -- Alex Sullivan-Brink, Arts and Sciences.
Marietta, Ga. -- Katie Drumhiller, Agriculture.
Martin, S.D. -- Phillip Abernathy, Business.
North Platte, Neb. -- Jace Elson, Education.
Rawlins -- CJ Young, Arts and Sciences.
Riverton -- Kalayla Hough, Health Sciences; Ty McNamee, Education.



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