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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

ASI is governed by a Board of Directors also known as the "BoD". The BoD consists of a variety of students elected into office. This includes four (4) executive officers, directors representing each of the colleges, and directors representing students-at-large, student athletes, students with disabilities, clubs and orgs, graduates, international students, and housing students. Other members of the ASI BoD include the Executive Director, student special advisors, and representatives on behalf of the President's Office, Faculty Senate, and Staff Council.

BoD Meetings (Fall 2024)

The Fall BoD meeting schedule will be coming soon.

Meeting MinutesMeeting Schedule & Agendas

Executive Officers

Carson FajardoCarson Fajardo


Email Carson


Diego RendonDiego Rendon

Executive Vice President

Email Diego

Autumn HudsonAutumn Hudson

Vice President of Finance

Email Autumn

Alondra LopezAlondra Lopez

Vice President of Palm Desert Campus

Email Alondra

College & Student Population Representatives

Stepfanie AlfonsoStepfanie Alfonso

College of Arts & Letters

Email Stepfanie


Melis YurdakulMelis Yurdakul

College of Business & Public Administration

Email Melis

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College of Education

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James ChalkJames Chalk

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Email James

Pedro GonzalezPedro Gonzalez

College of Natural Sciences

Email Pedro

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Athletics Representative

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Tendulkar MahadevanTendulkar Mahadevan

Graduate Student Representative

Email Tendulkar

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Housing Representative

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Megha John BabuMegha John Babu

International Student Representative

Email Megha

Juan SibrianJuan Sibrian

Student at Large Representative

Email Juan

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Student at Large Representative

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Jeidi FajardoJeidi Carrion Fajardo

Clubs and Orgs Representative

Email Jeidi

Valeria BuenoValeria Bueno

Students with Disabilities Representative

Email Valeria

University Representatives & Special Advisors

Paz OliverezDr. Paz Olivérez 

Vice President, Student Affairs


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Associate Vice President, Student Affairs & Dean of Students


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Faculty Senate Representative


Kim HunsakerKim Hunsaker

Staff Council Representative

Mike RisterMike Rister

ASI Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer


Kya SaulsKya Sauls 

Director of External Affairs & BoD Special Advisor

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Director of Internal Affairs & BoD Special Advisor