ASA Senators

Meet your 2019-2020 Senate. These 28 individuals will be representing the student body throughout the year helping to address student concerns and enhance the Augustana experience. 

Freshman Senators

Courtney Chrystal

Freshman Senator

Finance Committee

North Sioux City, SD

Contact Courtney 

 

Cooper Benning

Freshman Senator

Curriculum Committee

Lennox, SD

Contact Cooper

 

Donte Trujilo

Freshman Senator

Co-Curriculum Committee

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Contact Donte

 

 

Freshman International Senator

Gedion Alemayehu

International Senator, Freshman 

Human and Public Relations Committee 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Contact Gedion 

 

 

Sophomore Senators

Sheldon Jensen

Sophomore Senator 

Finance Committee 

Owatonna, MN

Contact Sheldon
 

Amara Rodis

Sophomore Senator

Curriculum Committee 

Omaha, NE 

Contact Amara

 

Elizabeth Holmes

Sophomore Senator

Co-Curriculum Committee 

Brandon, SD

Contact Elizabeth
 

Josephine Kassube

Sophomore Senator 

Co-Curriculum Committee

Omaha, NE

Contact Josephine
 

John Walker

Sophomore Senator

Human and Public Relations Committee

Sioux Falls, SD 

Contact John

 

 

Junior Senators

Jack Talcott

Junior Senator

Housing and Dining Committee Chair 

Brandon, SD

Contact Jack

 

Mason Blue

Junior Senator 

Housing and Dining Committee

Brandon, SD

Contact Mason
 

Katie Orton

Junior Senator 

Housing and Dining Committee

St. Louis Park, MN

Contact Katie

 

Cole Tessendorf

Junior Senator 

Curriculum Committee Chair

Columbus, NE

Contact Cole
 

Hank Freese

Junior Senator 

Co-Curriculum Committee

Sioux Falls, SD 

Contact Hank

 

 

Senior Senators

Hosea Kost

Senior Senator

Finance Committee

Aberdeen, SD

Contact Hosea

 

Annika Schull

Senior Senator 

Curriculum Committee

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Annika

 

Ryan Solberg

Senior Senator

Co-Curriculum Committee Chair

Mitchell, SD 

Contact Ryan
 

Derek Hamre

Senior Senator

Co-Curriculum Committee

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Derek 
 

Madeleine Maloney

Senior Senator

Human and Public Relations Committee

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Madeleine
 

 

 

International Senators

Giselle Mawadri

International Senator, Sophomore 

Housing and Dining Committee 

Kampala, Uganda

Contact Giselle

 

Feven Minaleshewa

International Senator, Sophomore

Human and Public Relations Committee

Ethiopia

Contact Feven

 
 

 

North Side Senators

Caleb Timmerman

North Side Senator, Junior

Housing and Dining Committee

Aberdeen, SD

Contact Caleb

 

Alexa Lammers

North Side Senator, Sophomore

Human and Public Relations Committee

Yankton, SD

Contact Alexa

 

 

Apartment/Theme House Senators

Jillian Weidner

Apartment/Theme House Senator, Junior

Finance Committee

Omaha, NE

Contact Jillian

 

Taisya Gowlovech

Apartment/Theme House Senator, Senior

Curriculum Committee

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Taisya

 

 

Off Campus Senator

Hunter Lipinski

Off Campus Senator, Junior

Finance Committee

Brookings, SD

Contact Hunter

 

 

Augie Access Senator

Sarah Nohr

Augie Access Senator, Sophomore

Housing and Dining Committee

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Sarah