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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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 Andrew-Joseph "AJ" Likosar  

AJ Likosar is the current Senate President Pro Tempore. They are a Junior Psychology major who joined student government because they wanted to get more involved on campus in a way that made a difference in student’s lives. They are especially passionate about policy regarding students’ safety as well as inclusivity and diversity. In their free time AJ enjoys reading, hikes, and spending time with friends.

 

 *AJ Likosar is the current Senate President Pro Tempore of the UNF SG Senate.*

 

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Gabrielle D'Amico 

Gabrielle D’Amico is a second year student at UNF double majoring in Political Science and Economics. She plans to attend law school after undergrad and work in business law. Gabrielle joined student government to be voice for students and to improve campus safety.

 

*Gabrielle D'Amico is the current Vice Chair of the Budget and Allocations Committee.*  

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Emily Sullivan    

Emily Sullivan is a sophomore here at UNF and has been involved in student government since the Fall of 2020. Emily is from Clearwater, Florida, and is majoring in health science with a focus in exercise science and plans to get her doctorate in physical therapy. When she’s not studying, you can find her at the gym or going to the beach for a swim. Emily loves student government because she believes it’s a way to help her peer's voices become heard and to help lead UNF into the best version of the school.

 

*Emily Sullivan is  the current Chair of the Senate Budget and Allocations Committee.*

 

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Nyliah Clark

Nyliah Clark is a sophomore majoring in psychology with a minor in criminology. Some of her hobbies include bullet journaling, reading, listening to music, and collecting. Nyliah has been involved within student government ever since middle school and loves to advocate for changes that her peers want to see in our school and in our community. A goal she hopes to accomplish this year is to promote healthier transportation on campus.

 

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Raymon Johnson

Raymon T. Johnson is a sophomore from Tallahassee, Florida, and is studying Political Science with a minor in Professional Education. Wanting to gain experience in a legislative body and serve his fellow Ospreys at UNF ultimately guided him to joining the Senate in Fall of 2020. He hopes to continue supporting important legislation and crafting Osprey Voices that engage the student body as the Vice Chair of the University and Student Affairs committee. Outside of Senate, Raymon mentors a group of freshmen in the Hicks Honors College and works in the Student Engagement and Communication Center. 


*Raymon Johnson is the current Vice Chair of the University and Student Affairs Committee*

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Nathaniel Rodefer

As the University and Student Affairs Chair, Nathaniel Rodefer serves to enable communication between the student body, University Administration, and Student Government. He has served within the Legislative Branch of Student Government since summer of 2019, and is currently the longest tenured member of the Legislative Branch. Outside of Student Government, Nathaniel is pursuing a major in Environmental Studies through the Interdisciplinary Study program with a minor in Leadership. He is also involved as a Student Leader within the UNF Interfaith Center, serves as a Facilitator within the Hicks Honors College, and is UNF’s Student Representative in the North Florida Green Chamber. Beyond involvement and environmentalism, he is a big fan of UNF’s Panda Express.

 

 *Nathaniel Rodefer is the current Chair of the Senate University and Student Affairs Committee.*

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Joshua Murry 

Joshua Murry is a Junior at UNF and is on track to graduate the Summer of 2023. He is a Jacksonville native and is currently double majoring in Music Performance and Political Science. During his spare time, Joshua likes to listen to music, play sports, and read among other things. He is a big proponent of representation and making sure that everyone has their voice heard. He has served within Senate since July 2020 and is currently serving in his first term as Senate President.

 

*Joshua Murry is the current Senate President.*

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 Kevin Luhrs 

Kevin Luhrs is a Political Science major with a minor in History serving on the Rules & Oversight and Budget & Allocations committees. He enjoys reading philosophy, playing strategy games, and listening to music. He joined SG to improve student life & engagement, to provide ethical leadership and responsible stewardship of SG’s budget and governing documents. He wants to work on bringing back the SKYS program, expanding access to scholarships and and making SG more inclusive by reaching out to underrepresented groups on campus.

 

*Kevin Luhrs is the current Vice Chair of the Rules and Oversight Committee.*

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Ethan Cloin

Ethan Cloin is a senior studying Computer Science with plans to land a junior developer position for a company in Jacksonville upon graduation. He joined Student Government as a Senator after his election in Spring 2021 and has served on the Budget and Allocations Committee since Summer 2021. His goal with this role is to ensure that the funds entrusted to the Student Government are dispersed responsibly, rapidly, and accurately as requested by the student organizations. He currently works part-time in the office of a supplement manufacturer, managing inventory and purchase orders. In his spare time, Senator Cloin enjoys playing video games, reading fiction, and working as an independent contractor on “odds-and-ends” software development gigs.

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Brianna Pereira    

Briana Pereira is a is a Public Health major here at UNF. She wanted to join Student Government because of her passion for serving others and desire to help students get involved on campus. Some of her initiatives as a senator are to increase student involvement on campus, build better relationships between Student Government and campus clubs, and strengthen the relationships between students and student government members on campus. She is hoping that this year she will be able to interact closely with many of her peers on campus and work to hear the voice of students to ensure everyone feels at home at UNF.

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 Kyraikos Faklis 

Kyriakos Faklis is from Tarpon Springs, Florida, and is majoring in Marketing. He enjoys listening to podcasts, playing golf, and trying new foods. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family. Kyriakos wanted to join Senate to make a positive impact on the UNF community.

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Chantae Roberts  

Chantae Roberts is a sophomore here at UNF, currently double majoring in Political Science and Sociology. She plans to attend law school after completing her undergraduate studies and some of her hobbies include painting, reading and shopping. Chante joined student government so that she could provide a voice for her fellow ospreys, as well as get involved on campus. 

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