Miguel is a 4th year studying Public Policy Analysis with a concentration in Economics. The son of first-generation Mexican parents, Miguel grew up in Los Angeles and currently calls Burbank, CA home. On campus, he has been involved in RHS, LXA, PEC and has been a member of ASPC for the past three years. Miguel hopes to lead ASPC this year in addressing key campus issues such as student health, campus safety and accessibility - while also reforming the internal structures and policies of ASPC. You can find Miguel outside of the Coop Fountain or studying in Carnegie.
Pie Kachru a Junior Economics major, and she is from Burr Ridge, Illinois. She has been on ASPC for the past three years as the First-Year Class President, South Campus Representative, and now the Executive Vice President (EVP). In her current role as ASPC EVP, she works with ASPC's finances, which includes the Coop Store and Coop Fountain's finances, as well as ASPC's reserves. She is the chair of the budget committee, and she also sits on the Coop Committee and SAC. Her goals for this year are to analyze the ASPC budget and create solutions to ease our budget deficit, which primarily means looking at the Coop Fountain and Coop Store expenses. Additionally, she wants to create guidelines on spending the ASPC reserves, as well as updating and simplifying the budget request process for clubs/orgs. If you have any questions, or interest, about what she’s doing and will be doing in ASPC, please feel free to reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Isaac is a fourth year studying Physics and Politics. He grew up between Beaverton, Oregon, and Austin, Texas, and is also involved with the Judicial Council (JBoard), Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy, and Inclusive Claremont. He is also a physics mentor. As the VP for Academic Affairs, Isaac intends to focus on improving financial accessibility in terms of textbook costs and promoting better, more inclusive pedagogy. As a leader in both ASPC and JBoard, he also hopes to make JBoard more transparent and to facilitate collaboration between the two institutions. He is often in Millikan.
Elli is a 2nd year from a small town in the northern part of Greece. While still undeclared, Elli is considering a career in Art Education and Cultural Management. On and off-campus, Elli loves talking- she is in the Claremont Debate Union, works as a Student Caller in STAR47, and leads tours for prospective students. Elli strives for a fun and safe campus culture that gives students the opportunity to explore as a community and as individuals various tastes, activities, ideas, etc!
Andreah Pierre is a sophomore at Pomona studying Biology with a personal concentration in Marine Biology. She is a first-generation, low-income student of mixed race. She is from Miami and a Posse scholar. On campus, she is involved in RHS, the Biology Department, ASPC, and MERGE. As South-Campus Representative, she wants to address issues that directly impact the south-camps residents and residence halls. This can include renovations, safety issues, etc. She is always running around campus and the best time to reach her is during a meal or stopping her when you see her skating around campus on her longboard. You may also catch her on the quad during the weekends with her pet tortoise, Herald.
Amanda is a Kenyan-American from the (DM)V--not the place you're thinking about! Currently double majoring in History and Media Studies (Film), she hopes to one day create films that are emblematic of her cultural history and heritage. Alongside ASPC, Amanda is a student coordinator for the Rooftop Garden which is a program within the Draper Center that works with students from the greater Pomona area. She has been a Senate Aide and the Elections Commissioner in the past, and hopes to work tirelessly as the Commissioner of Clubs and Orgs to make sure the needs of the student body are supported. Call or beep her if you want to reach her!
Alfredo Reyes-Guzman is the current Commissioner of Community Relations for the 2019-2020 academic school year. He is a senior majoring in Molecular Biology (and potentially minoring in Chicanx/Latinx Studies!). Aside from being in senate this year, Alfredo has been a TA and mentor for biology and chemistry, involved in RHS as a sponsor, involved in IDEAS, and involved in FLI as a mentor. This year as Commissioner of Community Relations, Alfredo hopes to be able to represent student voices and concerns to the greater administration and student body. Alfredo is always open to collaborate, so please don't hesitate to email email@example.com with your ideas or catch him in person at the coop!
Timothy is a 2nd year hailing from Fairfax, VA. This is his first year with ASPC and he is working on reducing waste, improving recycling education, adding water fountains, and including student voices in campus building renovations (Rains and Oldenborg). Timothy is also an AAMP mentor this year. You'll likely see him skating or biking around, trying to find free food on campus. He might also be found at Board Game Club or playing D&D with his friends.
Isa is a first-generation Cuban-American from Miami, FL. She is a fourth year Neuroscience major with hopes to connect the broader 5C community and the city of Claremont with Pomona students to create dialogue and engagement through civic and community partnerships. Throughout her three years at Pomona, Isa has been a member of Posse, RHS, LXA, and Health Bridges. Some of her main goals for this upcoming year include engaging in holistic, trauma-informed campus safety, creating greater dialogue with students living off campus, and encouraging students to learn more about the local, state, and federal policies that impact our lives as students.
Nirali Devgan is a current sophomore majoring in Economics and Computer Science, and she is serving as the Commissioner of Sports this year. She is super excited to jumpstart different athletic initiatives across both campuses and would love input on what other projects you would like to see implemented for all athletes - varsity, recreational, and club. Along with Senate, she works with several other communities on campus including J-Board, 5C Hackathon, ITS, and 5C Club Basketball. Feel free to reach out to her with any ideas/concerns, and she is excited to see everyone around campus!
Love is a Haitian-born, 4th-year Sagehen studying Chemistry and French. When she’s not in the lab or taking her dog on long walks on Walker Beach, Love serves as the Senior Class President for the Class of 2020. Love is also involved on campus as a QSC Partner for Biology and Chemistry, as well as a Student Manager for the College’s Star47 Student Calling Program through the Alumni & Parent Engagement Office. With a platform founded on legacy, unity, and post-grad success, Love hopes to develop targeted initiatives that serve every member of her class. Love believes that the work done by her fellow classmates, especially in terms of community outreach, will have a lasting impact on the dynamic student experience at Pomona College.
Joana is a third year currently double majoring in Chemistry and Theatre. As ASPC Junior Class President she plans to create engaging and inspiring social and educational events on campus with the ultimate hopes of creating a heightened sense of community and enjoyment among the student body. More specific goals include instituting monthly open (and potentially anonymous) forums where students can voice their concerns, and fostering greater interdisciplinary community and cohesion through interdisciplinary faculty panels and similar social events. You can usually find her working late nights in either Seaver. She’s always available for any suggestions, comments, or ideas!
Born in Lagos, Nigeria and raised in Perris, California, Ebere Amadi is an aspiring public servant who is a prospective Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major. After attending a military academy for High School, he came to Pomona College in the fall of 2018 with the intention of acquiring tools to uplift marginalized communities within his home of California. As Sophomore Class President, he plans to re-invigorate the Sophomore class with large initiatives like re-orientation along with enriching career building activities and social de-stressers. He enjoys playing volleyball on the Claremont College club team and is currently developing a podcast that incorporates immersive fictional narratives through high production sound design.
John is a first year interested in double majoring in Philosophy and Africana Studies with a Spanish Minor. John is an unapologetically Black Posse scholar coming from Chicago, Illinois. His goals for his first year in ASPC is to guide his class to a more united and spirited community through social interaction and fun activities. He plans to be both a voice and an ear for the class of 2023 so that the first years can effectively acclimate to Pomona and stand out as authentic and resilient. You may find John in the lounge of Harwood or Mudd-Blaisdell studying, or working at the Coop Store. He plans to volunteer in both the admissions office and at the Draper Center.
Nicole Talisay is a Senior from Burbank, California studying Economics. She transferred to Pomona from Pasadena City College last year as a Junior. When she’s not in class, Nicole helps plan Sparkathon, a 5C design thinking challenge, and sings on the Claremont Shades, one of Claremont’s many a cappella groups. As Chief of Staff she hopes to help drive projects and initiatives alongside staff members to maintain, improve, and create resources that enable Senate to better advocate for Pomona Students.
Sam is a fourth-year at Pomona and the inaugural Director of Operations for ASPC. In this role, he will be assisting the Executive Vice President, in overseeing ASPC services: the Coop Store and Fountain, pomonastudents.org, and Airport Rideshare. ASPC exists to serve students, and he is extremely excited to center ASPC services around our students once again. Please look forward to many positive changes to ASPC services in the future, and please send any feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. He looks forward to serving you!
Cathy Kim is a sophomore raised in Arcadia, CA and is pursuing a major in Economics and a minor in Media Studies and Dance. Cathy is the Co-Director of Public Relations, and her goals for the year include encouraging cooperation between ASPC and the student body, establishing the ASPC social media pages, and strengthening the relationship between students, faculty, and administration. On campus, she is involved in Groove Nation, the Pomona Dance Department, Conferences and Events at Big Bridges, and RHS. You can usually find Cathy on her scooter or skateboard on her way to rehearsals or to study at the Coop. She is open to any questions, flyer submissions, or opportunities to cooperate so feel free to contact her!
Lyla is a first year from Norwich, Vermont and is interested in majoring in Politics or International Relations. As secretary, Lyla is involved in strengthening Pomona College’s institutional memory and help support the President and other members of the Senate. She is excited to learn more about each position within ASPC and to offer her support on current projects and issues. She is looking forward to getting more involved with Pomona through student government, and she hopes to increase awareness about ASPC within the freshman class! She is also currently interning with Gente Organizada, a community-based nonprofit centered around social action.
Izabella (Izzy) Davis is a sophomore at Pomona College from Seattle, Washington. She plans to major in Public Policy Analysis and Science, Technology & Society with a minor in Spanish. As the ASPC Director of Disability and Mental Health Advocacy, Izzy is passionate about disability justice and founded a nonprofit, Express Yourself, to combat the isolation and insecurity teenagers with physical disabilities often face. Izzy loves playing Magic: The Gathering, nerding out over her favorite fantasy novels, and playing outlandish witnesses on Pomona’s Mock Trial team.
Board of Trustees Rep for Student Affairs Committee
Khadijah is a senior majoring in Molecular Biology and the Board of Trustees Representative for Student Affairs. A very proud Texan, Khadijah brings a lot of southern charm and hospitality to Pomona’s campus. Outside of her student government positions, she is the president of the Black Student Union and a head sponsor. Her student government goal this year is to advocate for student representatives to receive voting power on all committees they are allowed to sit on.
Rohan is a second year studying Physics and Mathematics and is our Board of Trustees Representative for Finance. Rohan is from Chicago, but now calls San Pedro, California home. On campus, he is involved in RHS, OBSA, and tutoring. In his free time, Rohan enjoys reading while laying down in Marston Quad.
Board of Trustee Rep for Education Quality Committee