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Meet Your 2018-2019 ASU Board!

ASU Executive Board:

Michelle Keung
Michelle Keung
ASU President
Hello everyone, my name is Michelle Keung and I am the ASU President. I'm a business administration major and hope to transfer to USC next year. I love meeting new people and helping them with any problem. I truly hope that every student can take advantage of the resources that ASU is currently providing to help them achieve their academic or career goal. At the same time, I hope everyone students can not only enjoy their college life in ELAC but also get involve and make contributions in ELAC as well as the community. I believe every student has the potential to be successful because we are HUSKIES! If you have any question about education or want to get more active in the ELAC, stop by the ASU office or feel free to email me. I am more than happy to help you. All the best in Fall'18 and hope to see you around the campus!
 
Marlene EVP
Marlene Enriquez
ASU Executive Vice President
Hi my name is Marlene Enriquez-Zapien! I am currently an applied mathematics major and hope to transfer to a UC in the near future.  I am a non-traditional student due to the fact that I enrolled at ELAC two years after I graduated high school. I also participate in the MESA program and work as an SI Coach for the Math Department which have helped me develop my communication skills with students and faculty. I’m looking forward to engaging with any students who have any questions about programs and benefits offered here at ELAC.
 
Juan Casillas
Juan Casillas
ASU Vice President of Finance
As a returning member to the ASU board, I hope to be a better leader, student and friend. I want to start this academic school year strong, motivated and impactful in all areas; not just on campus but also around the ELAC, South Gate community and in my studies. If you see me walking around, don’t hesitate to start a conversation. For the most part, I’m very extrovert.  If you have any questions, student related issues or want more information on ASU, feel free to contact me:  Casillas.juan1993@gmail.com
 
Jerry Wu
Anthony Dominguez
ASU Vice President of Advocacy
Hello ELAC Students! My name is Anthony Dominguez and I am the first Vice President of Advocacy. I am a Biochemistry major and hope to transfer to a UC for Fall 2019. This is my second time joining the ASU board and I hope that I can make it better for this upcoming year. I want to inform students on not only what ASU offers but what the school offers as well. I hope to see all of you around.
 
Jesika De Jesus
Jesika De Jesus
ASU Vice President of Public Relations
Hello! Due to my passion for social justice I decided to be part of Associated Student Union Government. I would like to continue advocating for students and keep helping/create events that will benefit ALL students. My major is Child Development; I would like to be an Elementary School Teacher when I earn my BA. Later on in my career when I earn my Masters I hope to be a Professor in Counseling/Child Development, and a Counselor in a high school setting. Through my career I would like to keep advocating for students by creating programs for low income students, and help them reach higher education. Do not hesitate to reach out to me, I am more than happy to help all students. I wish you all the best in your classes!
 
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Alexis Diaz
ASU Vice President of South Gate
Hello fellow Huskies! Im happy to be apart of the board to advocate for all students, for their rights at South Gate and Main Campus. I'm always happy to help others. Im a Chicano Studies Major and hope to transfer in the near future. Don't hesitate to stop by ASU and bring your ideas on how we can better improve our school, community and new ways we can help advocate for all.
 
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Amber Arias
ASU Tresurer
Hello all my name is Amber Arias and I am ecstatic to be this years ASU Treasurer. I am devoted to helping other students and welcome all students with open arms. I thrive myself in becoming the best advocate for students and making their voices heard. I believe that if we all work together we can make ELAC a stronger campus
 
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Summer French
ASU Secretary
Hello fellow huskies, my name is Summer Sagewen French. And yes Summer like the season. I was the ASU Secretary last year and once again I am the ASU Secretary funny how things work out! I love helping people out as best as I can and I enjoy listening to what we as your student government can do to better your experience here at East Los Angeles College. I am a Sociology major about to transfer in Spring 2019. I am aiming to get my MSW and then work on getting my Veterinary Assistant License. Feel free to stop by our office at F5-212 for any questions or concerns and say hi when you see me!
 
ASU Chief Delegate
Isai Paredes
ASU Chief Delegate
Hello everyone, My name Isai Paredes. I am a first-year college student. Personally, I am the type of person to be quite direct and friendly. My Major is Administration of Justice in hope to one day become part of law enforcement also I hope to be part of the United States Marine Corps after I graduate with a Bachelors. If you see me around don’t be afraid to say “What’s up”.
 

Senators:

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Nicole Aguayo
Senator 
Hi everyone, my name is Nicole Aguayo and I am currently a Child Development major. I hope to transfer by Spring 2019 into Cal State LA and become a Head start or preschool teacher. A little about me, I love trying new foods, new activities and staying organized. I am also very excited to be part of the board this academic year and continuing to be the voice of students! If you ever wanna stop by and learn how to become more involved on campus or stop by to say Hi! I'm always in the ASU office in the front desk! I wish you all the best of luck this semester!! Go huskies!
 
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Brian Ha
Senator 
Hey what's up fellow husky-pack members! My name is Brian Ha and I am one of your representing Senators on the ASU board. I am a Communications Studies Major with the hopes of working in Human Resources Management or something similar. I do not really know too much yet as it is my first year in college. However, a goal I have set for myself is to apply and transfer into a UC or private school, preferably UCLA, UCSD, USC, or possible Cornell. A little cool fact about me is I absolutely love ramen. It is one of the most spectacular foods in the world to me. Of course, you are more than welcome to debate that with me if you think otherwise as I am also on the Speech and Debate Team here at ELAC. In fact, I encourage you to always argue for your beliefs as long as you can back it up with facts because no one should be able to tell you how to think. But anyways, more importantly, I am here to represent you or any ELAC student so please feel free to come talk to me at any time because connecting with people is the foundation of creating understanding between one another. I look forward to representing you on the ASU Board and I will do my best to come up with solutions to any problems that might affect any ELAC student. If you are interested in asking me anymore questions regarding ASU or just want to get to know me a little better, I will usually be in the Students Activities Office (Room F5-212). I am looking forward to representing you because everyone deserves to express themselves, and I will make sure your voice is heard.
 
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Rosemary Cerriteno
Senator 
Hello everyone, my name is Rosemary Cerriteno and I am proud to be one of the ASU senators that will be advocating for you this year. I am a sociology major and hope to transfer to Cal State Dominguez Hills. I’m super excited to be on the board! I will be located in the ASU office at the ELAC South Gate campus but I’ll be more than happy to help ALL ELAC students. If you have any questions, issues, or concerns feel free to contact me. I aspire to make your college experience the best possible! Please don’t hesitate to come by the office to meet me and receive your benefits.
 
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Adrian Portillo
Senator
Working class Latino who attends East Los Angeles College as a political science major. Always seeking to take on challenges. Feel free to seek me out to notify me of any challenges that the student government can take on. I wish to be a strong advocate for any and all. Can’t wait to be apart of the ELAC community this year. 
 
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Angel Banuelos
Senator
Latino, Queer, and Advocate. Always looking to help others in need. Organized with C.B.E. and LEA to make a change in the LGBTQ+ community and those in need of clean air, water, and soil. Now majoring in Theater and Political Science in ELAC hoping to bring positive change for everyone. Stop on by to ASU to talk about what we can help to make a change for the school and or to advocate for you. 
 
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Rui Xi
Senators
Hello everyone. I 'm Rui Xi, and everyone can call me Ray. I m glad to be the new senator of event planning of ASU, looking forward to make more interesting event in campus. I 'm a international student, representing all ISs ,making ASU diverse. Hoping all ISs and other students can better involve in ELAC, making friends, and enjoy college life.
 
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Tatiana Juarez
Senator
What’s up Huskies!! My name is Tatiana Juarez and I am an appointed ASU Senator. I am double-majoring in English and Political Science with the goal of becoming a lawyer, and hopefully becoming a congresswoman in the near future. I am super excited to work with the other board members to accomplish our goals for this school year. If you have any questions or ideas you would like to share with me to better fulfill our aspirations of representing the student population, please feel free to contact me at 99juareztatiana@gmail.com
 
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Justin Lam 
Senator
Hello students and faculty members of ELAC, my name is Justin Lam and I am one of your senators for our ASU. I am a biology major hoping to transfer by fall 2020, then becoming a physicians assistant for the United States Air Force by 2024. I have a strong sense of pride and practicality on everything I do, which often leads to a sort of bluntness in my words, but I never mean any harm. With that being said, don't be afraid to hit me up whenever I'm in the office, or on campus. I am always open for any types discussions. I look forwards to meeting new people and sharing new experiences with you all. Lastly, I hope your time at ELAC is well spent and memorable as we strive to achieve greatness.
 
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Jackson Qi
Senator
Hi everyone, my name is Jackson Qi, and I am a senator for the Associated Student Union (ASU). I will be majoring in statistics and minoring in computer science, which leads to a new field of study called data science. I have this belief that everyone is equal and should be involved, which is why every student's voices should be heard. Feel free to ask me any questions, and I will be more than happy to help. I hope to see you guys around, good luck in school, but more importantly, have fun while you're at it! 
 
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David Ortiz
Senator
Hello everyone, my name is David Ortiz and I am a senator for ASU, the representing student body for ELAC. A little about myself I am an avid swimmer and love to stay in shape! I am a Business Administration Major and hope to transfer 2020. I love to network, and will do my best to have your voices heard! Do not hesitate to ask me any questions about the benefits and offers that our campus provides. I am more than happy to help and am excited to be engaging with you all. Hope to see you around and good luck with your classes!
 
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Randy Perdomo
Senator 
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Alma Camacho
Senator   
Hello, my name is Alma Camacho and I am a ASU Senator. I am a Merchandise Marketing major, I plan to transfer to a private University soon. I enjoy snorkeling, I make my own dance moves, and I really enjoy reading all types of books. To relieve pain I stretch and I swim three days out of the week. ASU offers students many incentives for having an ASU sticker. Have fun and take advantage of all the free-bees you get. Enjoy Huskies football games, they are free with ASU sticker. I believe that with being organize in your studies and being involved with clubs and ELAC sports will give you a better experience at ELAC. After all, experience is what shapes us. GO HUSKIES PUMP IT UP LET'S GO!!!
 
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Vacant
Senator
 

Advisors:

Sonia Lopez
Sonia Lopez
ASU Advisor
 
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Frank Lozano
ICC Advisor