As the 2015-2016 academic year comes to an end, new Student Body Presidents have been elected at USHE’s colleges and universities. The Student Body Presidents, elected by their student peers, will serve during the 2016-17 academic year. The presidents, together, form the leadership for the statewide student association that advocates on behalf of students on key higher ed issues.
John Michael (Jack) Bender, University of Utah
Jack Bender, originally from Sleepy Hollow, New York, is a third year student at the University of Utah majoring in Film and Media Arts. He currently works for the University of Utah as a photographer/videographer and was formerly the Director of Marketing for the Associated Students of the University of Utah.
Ashley Waddoups, Utah State University
Ashley Waddoups is a third year student at Utah State University majoring in English Education and Economics. She was formerly the Student Advocate Vice President for Utah State University’s Student Association.
Phil Raich, Utah State University- Eastern
Phil Raich is a second year student at Utah State University-Eastern majoring in Automotive Technology. He was formerly the Operations Manager for USU-Eastern’s Student Association.
Gregory Woodfield, Weber State University
Gregory Woodfield is a fourth year student at Weber State University majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He was formerly the Clubs & Organization Vice President for Weber State University’s Student Association.
Tyler Cornia, Southern Utah University
Tyler Cornia is a fourth year student at Southern Utah University majoring in Business Marketing. He was formerly the Athletics Director for Southern Utah University’s Student Association.
Bailey Dalton, Snow College
Bailey Dalton is a first year student at Snow College. She was formerly a Student Body Events Advocate at Snow College.
Sarah Ramaker, Dixie State University
Sarah Ramaker, from Midland, Michigan, is a fourth year student at Dixie State University majoring in Dance. She was formerly the Athletics Director for Dixie State University’s Student Association.
Birch Eve, Utah Valley University
Birch Eve, from Louisville, Kentucky, is a fourth year student at Utah Valley University majoring in Business Entrepreneurship. He was formerly the Business Senator for Utah Valley University’s Student Association.
Arturo Salazar, Salt Lake Community College
Arturo Salazar, from Puebla, Mexico, is a computer science major at Salt Lake Community College. He has worked as an inclusivity senator for the past year at Salt Lake Community College.
Avery Harding, Brigham Young University
Avery Harding, from Southern California, is a third year student at Brigham Young University majoring in Recreational Therapy. She was formerly the Student Body Vice President of Involvement and PR Director for Brigham Young University’s Student Association.
Anand Benjamin Pok, Westminster College
Anand Pok, from Cambodia, is a first year student at Westminster College majoring in Political Science.