STUDENT AFFAIRS: Building Community, Transforming Lives @ SJSU
Newsletter Issue III: June–July, 2015
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- Associated Students, Inc.
- New Executive Director
- 2015–16 Board of Directors
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center
- MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center
- Student Conduct & Ethical Development
- Student Involvement
- Student Union, Inc.
- Branding Design Firm Chosen
- University Housing Services
- 2015–16 Residence Hall Association (RHA) Executive Board Elected
- Student Organization Awards
- Summer Conferences
- Women's Resource Center
New Executive Director Appointed
Tari Hunter Wimbley
Associated Students House
Campus Zip: 0128
Associated Students, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Ms. Tari Hunter Wimbley.
Tari Hunter Wimbley is a visionary leader who has worked in student unions and student activities across the country, including student powerhouses: Duke University, Indiana University, and Georgia State University. Through each of these roles she has excelled at program management, budget management, leadership development, organizational management and marketing. As an advocate for students, Wimbley strongly believes in being of service to students and develops strong leaders through intentional mentorship, advising, and coaching preparing students to impact their communities after graduation.
Most recently, Wimbley worked for the Santos Manuel Student Union at California State University, San Bernardino as the Associate Director of Marketing and Programs. In this role, she was responsible for the administration and management of comprehensive marketing and program efforts supporting the Santos Manuel Student Union including the Cross Cultural Center, Osher Adult Re-Entry Center, PRIDE Center, Women’s Resource Center, Student Union Program Board, and the Marketing Department.
A leader on and off campus, Wimbley has served as part time faculty for undergraduate studies serving as a freshmen seminar instructor and has worked on the task force charged with redesigning the freshman experience on campus. She is an active member of the Association of College Unions International and currently serves as the Leader for the Community of Multi-Ethnic Professionals & Allies (COMP), a member of the Region 1 leadership team, and on the Council for Diversity & Inclusion.
Tari Hunter Wimbley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies and African
American Studies from California State University, Northridge (02’) and a Master of
Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education Colorado State University (04’).
2015–16 Board of Directors
From April 16–23 the student body of San José State University participated in the election process for its 2015–16 Board of Directors. Approximately 10% of the electorate cast their vote, filling 15 of 16 board positions. To learn more about Voting Results, please visit our Elections website.
Branding Design Firm Chosen
The Student Union, Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Thysse Design as their branding design firm. This Designs will illustrate through the use of signage, graphics, logos, pictures and displays that this is a building built by students for students; the building represents the diversity of the university; and illustrates the history of the Student Union and the university.
2015–16 Residence Hall Association Executive Board Elected
The new RHA Executive Board members were elected this past Spring and were sworn in on May 5 for the 2015–16 academic year.
President — Joseph Sandoval Rios
Vice President for Communication — Erik Mateo
Vice President for Student Affairs — Josh Rebello
Vice President for Administration — Matthew Ignao
Vice President for Programming — Caitlyn Moore
Vice President for Finance — Dana Wong
The new RHA Executive Board has already begun transitioning and planning for next year and are excited to make a difference with students' experiences.
Student Organization Awards
We are proud that several student leaders and staff in Housing were nominated for various Student Leadership Gala awards. Of the 12 nominations, three student leaders were recognized.
Outstanding Student Organization Member of the Year — Keana Santos
Student Organization President of the Year — Jaclyn Kyllo, National Residence Hall Honorary
VPSA Award for Exemplary Leadership & Service — Melissa Flores, Residence Hall Association
University Housing Services is preparing for its conference season. Throughout the summer the residence halls and apartments will remain open, providing housing to students taking summer courses, 38 conference groups and over 250 summer interns. In addition, students participating in Frosh Orientation will also stay overnight on campus.
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