Associated Students Inc. 

ASI President & CEO 2018-2019

As the ASI President & CEO I was the student body president of 37,000 students. I was the official voice of the student body and was able to advocate for their needs and create positive change on campus. I was also the CEO of Associated Students Incorporated which is a nonprofit corporation on campus that runs and operates 4 major facilities. My day to day duties consisted of meetings with administrators, meeting with students, attending events, and giving speeches. 

Accomplishments

  • Disassociation from former oppressive mascot

  • Included new resource center spaces in the university physical master plan

  • Ballot drop-off location for the midterm elections

  • Planned first Students of Color Conference for Fall 2019

  • Implemented live streaming into our senate meetings

  • Authored legislation to create digital course evaluations

  • Increased scholarship awareness through social media campaign

  • Increased Beach Pantry Usage by 300%

  • Implemented a Pay it Forward Meal option for students facing food insecurity

  • Ensured that students sleeping in their cars on campus overnight for housing insecurity reasons, will no longer be ticketed

  • Started conversations around the implementation of a transportation service for students with different abilities

ASI Chief Government Relations Officer 2017-2018

As the Chief Government Relations Officer I was the Chair of the Lobby Corps Board, which focused on local and state government advocacy efforts for all Long Beach State students. I was also the primary voting member on behalf of Long Beach State to monthly Cal State Student Association meetings, with all other 22 CSU campuses in attendance. I also recorded monthly recap videos to keep students updated on what occurred at the monthly state level meetings. (watch below)

Accomplishments

  • Led Long Beach State efforts to oppose the potential tuition increase across all CSU's by hosting an on campus event and spreading awareness throughout the entire university 

  • Lobbied to state legislators locally and in Sacramento to share the concerns of LB and CSU students 

  • Prepared the Lobby Corps Board Member and students at large for the California Higher Education Student Summit, led a training 

  • The first chair of the board to institute a policy agenda for advocacy efforts 

  • Started the monthly CSSA meeting recap videos: prepared script and was filmed every month

  • Supported and advocated for increased resources for housing and food insecure students, as well as AB 540 and undocumented students 

  • Served on various university wide committees 

  • Received the Advancement of Woman Award from the President's Commission on the Status of Women

CSSA Video Recaps

CSSA Video Recaps
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CSSA Recap: April 2018

CSSA Recap: April 2018

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CSSA Meeting Recap: February 2018

CSSA Meeting Recap: February 2018

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CSSA Meeting Recap: January 2018

CSSA Meeting Recap: January 2018

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CSSA Recap: November 2017

CSSA Recap: November 2017

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