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Senate Committees

Active Committees

The Student Services Committee

The Student Services Committee must review all legislation concerning services to students at Texas State including but not limited to: student center, counseling, dining, housing, and transportation. The Committee must recommend action upon all potential student service issues concerning the students of Texas State to the Senate.

Chair: Senator David Moncada, dhm36@txstate.edu

Members: Isaiah Trevino and Shoval Gurvitz

The Academic Affairs Committee

The Academic Affairs Committee must review all legislation concerning academic issues including but not limited to course descriptions, course availability, new courses, curriculum, syllabus, the Honor Code, and advising. The Committee must recommend action upon all potential academic issues affecting students to the Senate. 

Chair: Senator Rica Llagas, rtl33@txstate.edu

Members: Tyreonta Norman and Chris Mack

The Student's Rights Committee

The Student's Rights Committee will review university systems, policies, procedures and practices as it relates to freedom of expression, access to university information, academic freedom, and administrative abuse of power and proposes to amendments to those policies which benefit the advancement of student’s rights as majority stakeholders on campus.

Chair: Senator Cody DeSalvo, cdesalvo@txstate.edu

Members: Eduardo Camargo and Colton Halter

The Selections and Appointments Committee

The Selections and Appointments Committee will investigate to discover if nominees to fill vacant Senate seats meet a high standard of capability, have all the desired qualifications, and are not improperly entangled in any activities which may result in a loss of public trust in nominated and properly confirmed Senators in accordance with the rules and standards of the Senate. 

Chair: Senate Pro-Tempore James Tichy, jrt136@txstate.edu

Members: Marliza Marin, Matthew Gonzales, Andrew Florance, and Patrick Blanchard