Meet Our Team

President Corey Robinson

President Corey Robinson

Corey Robinson is a senior from San Antonio, TX in the Program of Liberal Studies program with minors in Sustainability and Business Economics. While on campus, he lived in section 2B of Knott Hall. Corey became involved on campus through various leadership positions in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (2013-2016) and Student Government as Athletics Representative (2014). Under his leadership, Student Government is focusing its energy on five pillars: sexual assault prevention, community engagement, health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability. When he is not involved with Student Government or studying, Corey spends his time coaching the Varsity Football Team as a student assistant, playing indie rock music with his band Rolfs Aquatic, and watching movies with friends.

Vice President Rebecca

Vice President Rebecca "Becca" Blais

Becca is a junior studying Political Science and Peace Studies. Originally from New Smyrna Beach, FL, she now resides in Farley Hall. Becca has served in groups/programs such as Be The Match, the Appalachia program, and Dean's Fellows. Early on, she found her passion in Student Government, serving as a member of the Election Committee in Judicial Council, the Director of Internal Affairs in the Ricketts-Ruelas executive cabinet, and in the Committee for Sexual Assault Prevention. 

Becca joined Student Government because she wanted to make a difference on campus and beyond. She is passionate about improving sexual violence policy on campus, student safety measures, diversity and inclusion initiatives, health resources, community engagement features, and much more. As Chairwoman of Senate, she has reformed the body to function using a new committee structure that encourages fruitful discussion on the biggest issues on campus. Feel free to stop by Becca’s office anytime for a cup of tea or to chat about Student Government and life!

Chief of Staff Michael Markel

Chief of Staff Michael Markel

Michael Markel is a senior studying Neuroscience and Behavior with a minor in Peace Studies. He is originally from Canton, Ohio but now calls Dunne Hall his Notre Dame home. Freshman Class Council was where he began his Student Government career; following his experiences, he worked as the Vice President of the Sophomore Class Council and served as a member of the Junior Class Council. He has participated in the Global Medical Brigades efforts to bring medical aid to the people of Estelí, Nicaragua and, closer to home, volunteered at Memorial Hospital. Michael has a passion for mental health issues and has done research in Dr. Anne Simons' Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Laboratory and Dr. Michelle Wirth's Emotion and Stress Physiology Laboratory.

As Chief of Staff, Michael hopes to foster cooperation among student groups and create a welcoming environment where everyone can feel comfortable expressing themselves in addition to refining their leadership skills. He welcomes any questions or concerns and can be reached at mmarkel@nd.edu.