Executive Leadership

Leadership

  1. Allan Njomo

    Student Body President

    Allan Njomo

    Student Body President

    anjomo@nd.edu

    Allan Njomo is a junior studying Business Analytics originally from Kenya and currently living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He is a member of the Fighting Irish Scholars. On campus, he is a proud resident of Stanford Hall and works for University Relations within the division of Academic Advancement. Previously, Allan served as the Senator of Stanford Hall in his sophomore year and as President in his junior year. His other extracurricular activities include serving as a mentor to high school students in South Bend through Young Life and ranting about why Chelsea FC is the best soccer team in the world. Beyond Student Government, Allan's interests lie in healthcare policy. In line with this, Allan, supported by the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, conducts research on the impact of the Japanese 3/11 disaster on healthcare delivery in affected communities.

  2. Matthew Bisner

    Student Body Vice President

    Matthew Bisner

    Student Body Vice President

    mbisner@nd.edu

  3. Alix Basden

    Chief of Staff

    Alix Basden

    Chief of Staff

    abasden@nd.edu

    Alix Basden is a junior studying International Economics with the French concentration and minoring in the Hesburgh Program in Public Service. She is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, but on campus she is a proud Howard duck. Alix is a member of the Glynn Family Honors Program and the Kellogg International Scholars Program, researching in both the Economics and History departments. Alix has served as Howard Hall vice president, co-director of FUEL, Junior Class Council member, L'Arche seminar co-lead, and has represented Howard Hall and Student Government on the NDVotes task force. Along with this, she works as a tour guide for the Office of Admissions, and loves leading prospective students around the university. She interned at the state office for Louisiana Medicaid for two summers, and James Mueller for Mayor of South Bend in 2019. She is also a member of the large group of people defeated on Jeopardy! by James Holzhauer. In her spare time, she enjoys looking at Sotheby's jewelry auctions online and playing the New York Times daily crossword.

Cabinet

  1. Ian Baker

    Co-Director of FUEL

    Ian Baker

    Co-Director of FUEL

    ibaker@nd.edu

    Ian is from Chester, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond. As a member of the Class of 2022/23, he is double majoring through the Reilly Dual Degree program in Chemical Engineering and Economics with a minor in Bioengineering. In the past, Ian has served as a member of the Department of Communications and as the Co-Director of the Department of Student Life. Outside of Student Government, Ian is a member of the Band of the Fighting Irish and will serve as an Assistant Drum Major for the 2021-22 school year after serving as a member of the Irish Guard in 2020-21. On top of this, he is a Student Recruitment Coordinator for the Reilly Spring Visit Program in the Office of Admissions.

  2. Avery Broughton

    Director of Sustainability

    Avery Broughton

    Director of Sustainability

    abrough2@nd.edu

    Avery Broughton is a freshman majoring in sociology with a supplemental major in global affairs and a minor in sustainability. Avery is an environmental activist aspiring to create a safe and more equitable future for all people, especially those impacted by environmental racism. She has worked with groups such as the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Philly Thrive, and the Sunrise Movement as a lobbyist, speaker, and organizer. At Notre Dame, she has worked on the Meatless March campaign and with GreeND to plan events like Sustainability Fest.

  3. Hallie Butterfield

    Director of Gender Relations

    Hallie Butterfield

    Director of Gender Relations

    hbutterf@nd.edu

    Hallie Butterfield is a member of the class of 2022 studying Economics, Chinese, Sustainability, and Computing and Digital Technologies. She is from Frankfort, IL and has lived in both McGlinn and Farley Halls but now lives off campus. During her time at Notre Dame, Hallie has served as the Co-President of Super Sibs and the founding Co-President of One for the World Notre Dame. She is a member of Student Coalition for Immigration Advocacy and Access-ABLE, and she also sits on the Moreau Student Advisory Council. A passionate advocate for survivors of sexual assault and for the safety and equality of all Notre Dame students regardless of their gender or sexuality, Hallie is excited to use her new platform as Director of Gender Relations to support students and bring positive change to the Notre Dame community. Hallie is eager to meet with anyone who has questions or ideas for the Department of Gender Relations, so please feel free to reach out to her!

  4. Claire Crafts

    Press Secretary and Director of Communications

    Claire Crafts

    Press Secretary and Director of Communications

    ccrafts@nd.edu

    Claire is a first-year from Orange County, California studying Economics and Psychology. On campus, she is a proud resident of Pasquerilla West Hall. As a first-year, she was a member of FUEL, where she served on the Communications Department as well as the FUEL subcommittee on Mental Health. She is thrilled to serve as Communications Director for the 2021-2022 school year. In addition to student government, Claire is involved as an advising fellow for Matriculate, participates as a consultant for SCNO (Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations), and volunteers for a few ministries at the Sacred Heart Basilica on campus. She enjoys reading and creative writing, championing positive psychology, sparking intellectual debate and conversation, and spending time with friends. She is excited to help Student Government leadership use their platform to facilitate student events, important conversations, and bold initiatives.

  5. Aidan Creeron

    Director of Social Concerns

    Aidan Creeron

    Director of Social Concerns

    acreeron@nd.edu

    Aidan Creeron is a junior studying Economics in the College of Arts & Letters. Originally from Long Island, NY, Aidan now calls Siegfried Hall home (Go Ramblers!) and had the wonderful privilege to serve as Siegfried Hall's President from 2020-2021. On campus, his second home is the Center for Social Concerns, through which he has engaged in a number of seminars, discussion groups, and various other programs. This year, he is honored to serve as the Director of Social Concerns, a role that he hopes to use to unite the Student Union around the themes of solidarity, justice, subsidiarity, sustainability, and more. Outside of Student Government, Aidan serves on the Core Team of the Center for Social Concerns, is a Dean's Fellow in the College of Arts & Letters, helps to edit the Journal of Undergraduate Research, and can be found exploring his favorite corners of South Bend. He is known to talk about the science of coffee, whatever book he just finished, and his passion for National Parks at length, so reach out if you'd like to chat, grab a cup of coffee, or pick his brain about his favorite places in South Bend or his favorite study spots on campus!

  6. Cassidy Ferrell

    Director of Student Empowerment

    Cassidy Ferrell

    Director of Student Empowerment

    cferrell@nd.edu

    Cassidy Ferrell is a junior majoring in Political Science and Global Affairs with a concentration in Civil and Human Rights and minoring in Gender Studies. She is originally from West Orange, New Jersey, and previously resided in Ryan and Welsh Family Halls, but now lives off-campus. Cassidy is the proud Vice President of Shades of Ebony and has served on the Student Union Board, 2022 Class Council, Diversity Council, and as a member of the Black Student Association and the Student Government Department of Diversity and Inclusion. She is passionate about social justice and equality, and during her free time, she enjoys listening to music, bonding with family and friends, and traveling. Cassidy is excited about the opportunity to Direct the Department of Student Empowerment as she hopes to utilize her role to invest in student success, equity, and wellbeing.

  7. Juliette Kelley

    Co-Director of Health and Well-Being

    Juliette Kelley

    Co-Director of Health and Well-Being

    jkelley7@nd.edu

    Originally from Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, Juliette is majoring in Economics and ACMS with a minor in Computing and Digital Technologies. She's so excited to be a part of Exec Cab again this year after being involved in student government as a member of FUEL her freshman year and Director of Sustainability her sophomore year. She's looking forward to collaborating with Austin on a number of health related issues across campus, with a special focus on mental health. Being a part of student government has allowed her to meet some of the kindest and most passionate people during her time at Notre Dame, and she can't wait to be a part of such an incredible student government team for her senior year. Outside of Student Government, she's a member of the Kellogg International Scholars Program and works at RecSports, and she can most often be found running around the lakes or getting coffee in LaFun. Feel free to reach out about anything anytime!

  8. Erica Maggelet

    Director of Community Engagement and Outreach

    Erica Maggelet

    Director of Community Engagement and Outreach

    emaggele@nd.edu

    Erica is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a junior studying Neuroscience with a minor in poverty studies. She conducts research in a Neuroscience lab that focuses on chronic stress and aging, and she is also the treasurer of the ND affiliated Boys and Girls Club. She loves to ski, hike, and spend time outdoors!

  9. Mary Massman

    Student Union Secretary

    Mary Massman

    Student Union Secretary

    mmassma2@nd.edu

    Mary is a sophomore American Studies and Business major from Kansas City, MO. She currently resides in Cavanaugh Hall. As a first-year student, Mary was involved in FUEL, where she served on the Department of Social Concerns and on a first-year mental health subcommittee, both of which inspired her to become further engaged with Student Government. Outside of Student Government, Mary has been involved with The Shirt Project as a Marketing Coordinator and Her Campus Media as a writer. She is excited to contribute to the Student Union and serve the student body in her role.

  10. Amaya Medeiros

    Director of Diversity and Inclusion

    Amaya Medeiros

    Director of Diversity and Inclusion

    amedeiro@nd.edu

    Amaya currently serves as the Director of the Department of Diversity & Inclusion. Amaya believes that there is power behind every voice and seeks to provide more resources and opportunities for marginalized groups to have their voices heard. Advancing initiatives that create space for diverse voices is one of the most vital means to ensure a positive student experience, and Amaya is motivated to continue the work of past directors and continue progressing towards this end goal. She is always looking to better serve the student body, and would love to meet and speak more about the goals and efforts of her department! Feel free to reach out!

  11. Claire Murphy

    Co-Director of Student Life

    Claire Murphy

    Co-Director of Student Life

    emurph23@nd.edu

    Claire Murphy is a member of the Class of 2022, double majoring in Psychology and Spanish with a minor in Education, Schooling & Society. She is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, but her home on campus is McGlinn Hall. Claire has enjoyed serving on the Departments of Health & Well-Being and Student Life in the past, so she is thrilled to take on the role of Co-Director of Student Life to serve as an advocate for student concerns. Outside of student government, Claire serves as the president of the Education Club and is also a Student Recruitment Coordinator for the Reilly Spring Visit Program in the Office of Admissions. She also loves to tutor local elementary students and play tennis in her free time. Claire is excited to serve in her role, and would love to sit down and chat with you about any questions or suggestions relating to Student Life at Notre Dame!

  12. Jack Rotolo

    Executive Controller

    Jack Rotolo

    Executive Controller

    jrotolo@nd.edu

    Jack is a senior originally from Albany, New York studying Business Analytics and Theology. A proud resident of the Center of the Universe, Alumni Hall, you can often find Jack enjoying a beautiful Notre Dame afternoon on South Quad with his fellow Dawgs. As Executive Controller, Jack is responsible for planning and maintaining the budget for the entirety of Student Government, is a member of the Financial Management Board, and initiates and oversees finance-related projects throughout the term.

  13. Dane Sherman

    Director of University Policy

    Dane Sherman

    Director of University Policy

    lsherma2@nd.edu

    Dane Sherman (he/they) is a member of the class of 2024 hailing from the great city of Seattle, WA. Dane lives in the 'Hall of Champion' Siegfried Hall. In addition to being the Director of University Policy Dane serves as the co-historian of PrismND, the editor and chief of LGBTQ+ Domers, and working as a Research Assistant for Meghan Sullivan in the Philosphy Department. Dane is passionate about justice based issues and creating a Notre Dame family that truly includes ALL of us. For fun, Dane can be found hammocking on the quad, painting, brewing coffee, and giving over enthusiastic hugs.

  14. Max Siegel II

    Director of Athletics

    Max Siegel II

    Director of Athletics

    msiegel2@nd.edu

    Max is a junior studying Global Affairs and Psychology! Currently, he is a member of SAAC, JCC, and the football team. After he graduates, he is planning on going to law school. He is passionate about giving back to this community and lending his platform and voice to those who may not be heard otherwise. He has two goals for this term. The first one is to work to bring the greater Notre Dame community closer together. The second one is help utilize athletics to bring a spotlight on important social issues!

  15. Mary Elizabeth Stern

    Director of Faith and Service

    Mary Elizabeth Stern

    Director of Faith and Service

    mstern2@nd.edu

    Mary Elizabeth Stern is a freshman studying Program of Liberal Studies with a minor in Constitutional Studies and Peace Studies. Before residing in Breen-Phillips Hall, Mary Elizabeth lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin which is self-deemed the greatest city in America. Her passion for her Catholic faith and love of service to her community makes her beyond exciting to serve as the Director of Faith and Service for the 2020-2021 school year! During her freshman year, Mary Elizabeth was a member of Student Government's First Undergraduate Experience in Leadership (FUEL) and their subcommittee on Mental Health as well as the department of Faith and Service. Outside of StuGov, Mary Elizabeth is a Sorin Fellow through the deNicola Center for Ethics and Culture, and you can find her leading yoga and meditation for Breen-Phillips every Friday morning. Mary Elizabeth enjoys fitness, singing, and hanging out around campus with her incredible friends at Notre Dame. Please feel free to reach out for a coffee to talk about anything from faith, books, or simply if you are going through a quarter-life crisis.

  16. Elizabeth Stifel

    Co-Director of FUEL

    Elizabeth Stifel

    Co-Director of FUEL

    estifel@nd.edu

    Lizzie was born in South Africa and is a dual US/Canadian citizen. Besides the U.S., she has also lived in Madagascar, Ethiopia, and Senegal. She really appreciates getting to know know people of all cultures and backgrounds and has loved meeting so many new people this year through Chorale, Baraka Bouts (Women’s Boxing Club), FUEL, ND Student Policy Network, interning with South Bend community organizations, and working as a Smith Center Rec Attendant. She is a dual Political Science/Global Affairs major with a minor in Data Science.

  17. Ethan Terrell

    Co-Director of Student Life

    Ethan Terrell

    Co-Director of Student Life

    eterrell@nd.edu

    Ethan Terrell is very excited to be one of this year's Co-Directors of Student Life! He is from Atlanta, GA and transferred to Notre Dame in the fall of 2020. Part of the Class of 2023, he is studying Political Science with a minor in Business Economics. He looks forward to representing the student body of Notre Dame and encourages anyone to reach out to him if they have any questions about Student Life or Student Government.

  18. Kevin Wang

    Director of Campus Technology and Innovation

    Kevin Wang

    Director of Campus Technology and Innovation

    kwang8@nd.edu

    Kevin Wang is a sophomore from Fort Wayne, Indiana, studying Finance and ACMS. Previously, Kevin worked for Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technologies, and is currently the Director of Campus Technology and Innovation. He strives to bridge technological gaps between students, faculty, and staff, integrate upcoming campus-wide changes with the student body, and improve access to better technology and more innovations. Kevin hopes to collaborate with other executive departments to further enhance the student experience at Notre Dame. Outside of Student Government, he has been actively involved in SIBC, and serves as Knott Hall’s Freshmen Involvement Commissioner since entering college. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys playing piano, chess, and rowing.

  19. Austin Wyman

    Co-Director of Health and Well-Being

    Austin Wyman

    Co-Director of Health and Well-Being

    awyman@nd.edu

    Austin is a Psychology and Arabic double major and Theology and Compassionate Care in Medicine double minor from New Orleans, LA. He is incredibly passionate about mental health and is a dedicated member of Notre Dame's mental health community, serving as a member of GROW in McWell, the Student Services Advisory Council, and Active Minds at Notre Dame. Austin is super excited to work with Student Government and is determined to improve the availability of helpful mental health resources for all students. When he's not advocating for student health and well-being, you can find Austin walking on South Quad with his pet bunny Sayeed. Feel free to stop by and talk to either of them.