Legislative Branch

  Dallas Burke

Senate President

 Dallas Burke


The Senate President is the Chief Legislative Officer of Student Government and shall perform duties as provided by Senate Policies and Procedures. The Senate President shall enforce all rules, polices and procedures of the Senate.


Senate Pro-Tempore/Constitution and Statutes Chair

 Sami Mims



The Senate President Pro-Tempore assists the Senate President and maintains all Senate and Committee records. 

The Constitution and Statutes Chair is responsible for leading the Constitution and Statutes committee. This committee shall resolve conflicts concerning the Constitution and Statures, and Polices and Procedures.



Sami Mims grew up in Niceville, Florida, where she attended Niceville High School. She started at UNF in the summer of 2015. Sami is majoring in Political Science and International Studies and minoring in Public Administration. She is also a D1 student athlete and plays on UNF’s Beach Volleyball team. During her first semester, Sami observed what it was like being a Senator and was elected the following fall term. Before taking her seat in the Senate Chambers, Sami passed her first bill, hoping her fellow ospreys’ voices would be heard. After serving as Vice-Chair of the University and Student Affairs committee, Sami was elected by her fellow senators to serve as the Senate President Pro-Tempore and Constitution and Statutes chairwoman.  After graduating from UNF, Sami hopes to serve in the Air Force JAG program and attend law school at Georgetown.





Senate Secretary 

Lauren King

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 legislative bills.


 Lauren came to UNF from Lake Mary, Florida with high hopes. While pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology with a Minor in Criminal Justice, she hopes to further her education after graduating by achieving a Masters and, eventually, a Doctorate in Psychology. Lauren is currently an active sister of the Eta Omicron chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, reading fiction novels, and snowboarding.


  Christopher Jordan

Budget & Allocations Chair

Christopher Jordan



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.

Warren Butler

Government Oversight Chair

 Warren Butler



The Government Oversight Committee is responsible for oversight in all intergovernmental affairs of Student Government. The GO Committee is responsible for creating, maintaining, and modifying the Senate Appointment Application. The GO Committee shall review and consider revisions to Title XIII:The Government Oversight Committee Statute. All revisions passed by the GO Committee shall be forwarded to Senate. 

Ania Cajuste

University and Student Affairs Chair

 Ania Cajuste



The University and Student Affairs Committee is the liaison between the Student Body and the Student Senate and also functions as a legislative liaison between Student Government and the University Administration. They focus on the issues of students is responsible for attaining information about pending university developments through reports from all Student Government members sitting on University-Wide Committees and when necessary forward either Joint or Simple Resolutions to Senate expressing the opinion of the student body.