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Senators

There are currently 17 open Senate seats, click here to get involved! Positions will be updated continuously. 

 

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. 

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    Senate Seat 1

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    Senate Seat 2

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    Senate Seat 3

    Kayla Doughtery

    Sophomore

    Elected Fall 2017

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    Senate Seat 4

    Patrick Healy

    Junior

    Political Science and International Studies

    Forward Party

     

    I'm Patrick Healy, a sophomore 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. Patrick is currently the Government Oversight Chair. To learn more about the GO Chair click   here .

  • Michael Hurley
    Senate Seat 5

    Michael Hurley

    Junior

    Appointed Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 6

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    Senate Seat 7

    Delaney Kwatkosky

    Junior

    Marketing

    Elected Fall 2017

    Forward Party

     

    My name is Delaney Kwatkosky and I am a junior at UNF majoring in Marketing. I was elected as a senator in the fall of 2017 I currently serve as the University and Student Affairs Chairwoman and I enjoy serving the students. I was born in Alaska but lived a majority of my life in Ocala, Fl. When I am not at school I enjoy serving the students. Delaney is currently the University and Student Affairs Chair. To learn more about the USA Chair position click here

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    Senate Seat 8

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  • Riley Brown
    Senate Seat 9

    Riley Brown 

    Junior

     Appointed Spring 2018

     

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    Senate Seat 10

    George Faklis

    Sophomore

    Finance 

    Appointed Fall 2017 

    Red Party

     

    My name is George Faklis and I am a Finance Major at the University of North Florida and currently a member of the class of 2021. I was appointed Senator in the Fall of 2017. I currently serve on the Budget and Allocations Committee and enjoy hearing what different organizations are doing throughout the University through their Travel and Special Requests. I am from Tarpon Springs, Florida and I graduated from Tarpon Springs High School. I was selected by my Principal based on my character and academic success to give a speech at graduation, which I gave successfully. As Senator, I will strive to put the needs of all 16,000 students on campus at the top of my priorities. 

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    Senate Seat 11

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    Senate Seat 12

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    Senate Seat 13

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    Senate Seat 14

    Damaris Wambui 

    Sophomore

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    Senate Seat 15

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    Senate Seat 16

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    Senate Seat 17

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    Senate Seat 18

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    Senate Seat 19

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    Senate Seat 20

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    Senate Seat 21

    Natalie Costello

    Sophomore

    Elected Spring 2018

     

    My name is Natalie Costello and I am a sophomore. This is my first term as a Senator and I have really enjoyed working for student government so far. I spend a lot of my week in the Lib so if you see me in there, please come say hello! When I am not at the Tommy G Library, I work at a pizza restaurant as a server and hostess. I enjoy watching cartoons, eating, and naps. Feel free to reach out to me for anything! I love meeting and talking to students.

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    Senate Seat 22

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    Senate Seat 23

    Natalie Mercaldo 

    Elected Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 24

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    Senate Seat 25

    Neil Duncan 

    Junior 

    Political Science Elected Spring 2017

     

    Hello there, my name is Neil Duncan and this is my second semester being a Senator. I am currently in my Junior year studying Political Science, with hopes of going into politics. Outside of Senate, I enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking, and pretty much every other outdoor activity there is! If you have any questions about Student Government, political science, or anything else feel free to email me! 

  • Kathryn Schnieder
    Senate Seat 26

    Kathryn Schneider

    Elected Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 27

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    Senate Seat 28

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    Senate Seat 29

    Caitlyn Holley

    Sophomore

    Coastal Biology

    Elected Spring 2018

     

    Caitlyn Holley is a sophomore at UNF and is currently majoring in Coastal Biology. After graduation, she plans to research sharks. She was elected in the spring of 2018. Outside of Senate, she is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and the Navigators Campus Ministry. Caityln is looking forward to be a voice for the student body. 

  • Sonia Vargas
    Senate Seat 30

    Sonia Vargas

    Sophomore

    Political Science 

    Appointed Summer 2017

    Red Party

     

    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. Sonia is currently the Senate President Pro Tempore. To learn more about the Senate President Pro Tempore position and the legislative cabinet click here.

     

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    Senate Seat 31

    Clarise McCullough

    Junior

    Transportation and Logistics

    Elected Spring 2018

     

    Hello, my name is Clarise McCullough and I am a junior at UNF majoring in Transportation and Logistics with a minor in Marketing and Operation Management. I was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and graduated with honors from King High School in 2016. I am an active member of the Transportation and Logistics Society and Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. I also wok for Housing and Residence Life as a resident assistant since Fall 2016. After graduating from UNF, I plan to attend graduate school and earn an MBA degree with a specialization in Logistics. 

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    Senate Seat 32

    Meghan Pilcher

    Junior 

    Political Science

    Elected Spring 2018

     

    Meghan Pilcher is a Junior here at the University of North Florida. She is majoring in Political science and double minoring in Public Administration and International Relations. Born and raised in Brooksville, Florida, Meghan graduated from Hernando Christian Academy and attended Pasco Hernando State College for a year and a half. She was recently elected this fall to the Senate and is on the Budget and Allocations Committee. 

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    Senate Seat 33

    Karlee Gordon 

    Elected Spring 2018

  • Camden Dean
    Senate Seat 34

    Camden Dean 

    Junior

    Appointed Fall 2017

     

    Camden is currently the B&A Chair. To learn more about the B&A Chair position click here 

  • Anthony Hall
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    Anthony Hall

    Senior 

    Psychology

    Elected Spring 2018

    Independent 

     

    Anthony Hall is a Psychology major entering his senior year here at UNF. Anthony received his Associates degree form Valencia college where he was a student leader and President of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Being elected to Senate in Spring 2018 Anthony plans on using the skills from his past to serve the student body here at UNF as a Senator. After graduating from UNF, Anthony plans to seek a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. While not in senate Anthony enjoys listening to audiobooks, enjoying the company of friends and family, and listening to many different types of music. 

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    Senate Seat 36

    Karina Harvey

    Elected Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 37

    Madison Otoole

    Elected Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 38

    Thomas Pluchon

    Sophomore

    Political Science & International Studies

    Appointed Summer 2017


    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. Thomas is currently the Senate President. To learn more about the Senate President position and the legislative cabinet click here

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    Senate Seat 39

    Daniel James

    Elected Spring 2018

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    Senate Seat 40

    Thomas Johnson 

    Junior

    Biology 

    Elected Spring 2018

     

    Thomas Johnson is a Biology Major with a concentration in Biomedical Sciences. He is a Presidential Envoy serving as student ambassador to the Alumni Association and the Office of the President. After graduating UNF, Thomas hopes to attend pharmacy school to become a pharmacist. Thomas is thankful for the opportunity to serve UNF and its students.