About Us

 The greatest  victory that we can achieve is when we, the students, collaborate to make our world, our campus and beyond, a better place.

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President Lauren Vidal

Lauren Vidal is a junior majoring in Management Consulting with a minor in Public Policy living in PDUB. A Balfour-Hesburgh Scholar, she also served as Student Union Parliamentarian in 2012-2013. As a member of the Department of Internal Affairs, and Campus Life Council last year she learned a great deal from her participation in student government. 

The founder of the Youth Leadership Class at the Center for the Homeless, Lauren gained experience from interacting weekly with young students in South Bend. Lauren spent the Fall Semester interning for U.S Congress in Washington DC. Born and raised in Miami, Lauren misses the sun, but enjoys WODs, football, shopping, and Cuban food.  Surprise fact: Lauren’s first language was Spanish.

Email: lvidal2@nd.edu

Vice President Matt Devine

Matt Devine is a junior majoring in Economics and Pre-Health with a minor in Peace Studies living in Knott Hall. A member of the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, he helped institute Notre Dame’s first LGBTQ ally organization on campus during his time as Director of the Gender Issues Department of Student Government his sophomore year.  He is a tutor at the University Writing Center, Campus Tour Guide, and avid volleyball player.  Matt spent last Fall Semester interning for NBC News in London. He enjoys annoying his roommates by talking way too much and bouncing volleyballs off walls, doors, and other people’s heads.  Surprise fact: He’s a twin.

Email: mdevine1@nd.edu

Chief of Staff Shannon Montague

Shannon is a Sophomore from Brecksville, Ohio, right outside of Cleveland, currently residing in Pasquerilla West Hall.  She has served in numerous capacities on Hall Staff including Social Chair and Freshman Orientation Committee.  She is working toward a double major in Marketing and English.

Throughout her time at Notre Dame, Shannon has been involved in Habitat for Humanity and is a participant of the Summer Service Learning Program where she combined theological reflection and community service while spending 8 weeks serving as a Resident Camp Counselor for adults with special needs at Camp Christopher in Bath, Ohio.

As Student Body Chief of Staff she will chair Executive Programming Board, be a member of Student Campus Orientation Committee, and fuel collaboration between all factions of Student Government.

In her free time, Shannon can be found at Starbucks wearing green aprons and making drinks, or, when not on duty, putting her Starbucks gold card to good use and sipping on chai tea lattes.

Email: smontag1@nd.edu