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Legislative Branch

Positions will be updated continuously. We currently have many Senate seats not yet filled within the Legislative Branch, please refer to the Student Government homepage for any relevant applications.

 

The Legislative Branch of the University of North Florida’s Student Government is responsible for serving the university's students in the Senate by passing legislation and resolutions on their behalf. The Legislative Branch is also responsible for representing the students in all national, state, local, and university-wide concerns as their elected representatives. 

  • Pluchon 2x3
    Senate President

    Thomas Pluchon

    sgasp@unf.edu

     

    The Senate President is responsible for leading the Senate.

     

    Thomas Pluchon is a dual Political Science and International Studies major. Born in France and raised in Miami, Florida, he attended and graduated from Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High  School in 2017. Thomas was originally appointed to the Senate in the summer of 2017, before being chosen as Senate President Pro Tempore in the Fall. After graduating from UNF, Thomas plans to pursue a career in either business or politics. In his spare time Thomas enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.  

  • Sonia Vargas
    Senate President Pro Tempore

    Sonia Vargas

    sgaspt@unf.edu

     

    The Senate President Pro-Tempore maintains all Senate and Committee records. They are responsible for leading the Constitution and Statutes Committee, which resolves conflicts   concerning the Constitution and Statues, and the Senate Policies and Procedures.

     

    Sonia Vargas is a sophomore at UNF majoring in Political Science. A Jacksonville native she graduated from Paxon School for Advanced Studies in 2017. After graduating from UNF, Sonia plans to go to graduate school and study to become a politician. Sonia is dedicated to serving the student body, and looks forward to being able to hear what the students want to   see done at UNF this upcoming year. 

  • Legislative Cabinet
  • Tala Shourbagitello
    Senate Secretary

    Tala Shourbagitello 

    sgasssec@unf.edu

     

    The Senate Secretary is responsible for preparing and submitting minutes of all Senate and Committee meetings. The Senate Secretary also updates the website with agendas, minutes,  voting records, and official legislation.

  • Camden Dean
    Budget & Allocations Chair

    Camden Dean

    sgabac@unf.edu

     

    The Budget and Allocations Committee is the gatekeeper to the Activity and Service Fee Budget. The Committee allocates funds to registered student organizations and allocates the yearly A&S Fee Fiscal Budget.

  • Healy
    Government Oversight Chair

    Patrick Healey

    sgagoc@unf.edu

     

    The Government Oversight Committee is responsible for oversight in all intergovernmental affairs of Student Government. The GO Committee is responsible for vetting and forwarding  candidates for Senate, as well as forwarding presidential appointments for the Executive Cabinet and Supreme Court.


    I'm Patrick Healy, a sophmore here at UNF, and this is my first term as Senator. I thoroughly enjoy working for the government, but when I'm not doing that I enjoy eating, watching old vines, and not speaking to anyone. 

  • Kwatosky
    University & Student Affairs Chair

    Delaney Kwatkosky

    sgausac@unf.edu

     

    The University and Student Affairs Committee   is responsible for obtaining information about pending university developments. and drafting and forwarding resolutions to Senate that    express the opinion of the student body.