Student Senate Executive Team
|Jacob Martin, Student Body President
Jacob is a fourth-year Political Science and Business Administration major with an emphasis in Marketing. He has been active in Wartburg Student Senate since his first year at Wartburg, when he was a student senator prior to being appointed as Executive Assistant to Diversity for the second semester. He served his second year in the same position and served as Administrative Ombudsperson during his third year. Jacob spent his summer as a finance and marketing intern at Cambridge Investment Research, as well as serving as a committee member for two state and local campaigns. On campus, Jacob is involved in the Spalatin Society and is a member of the Castle Singers.
|Teri Mueller, Student Body Vice President
Teri is a fourth-year International Relations and Peace & Justice Studies major with a minor in Spanish. She started serving on Student Senate when she came to Wartburg in January 2012. She has served on the Student Relations Committee, the Senate Review Committee, and the Leadership, Education, and Service Institutional Committee. Last year, Teri was the Student Body Recorder. Her current position as Vice President entails leading Senate meetings, supervising and conducting elections, assisting the Student Body President, participating in committee meetings, and planning the wonderful event of Outfly! Teri additionally works as a Resident Assistant on campus and participates in Wartburg Choir, Community Symphony Orchestra, and Ambassadors. She recently returned from a summer internship in Chicago with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America where she worked as the ELCA World Hunger Education Intern. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, volunteering, being outside, and spending time with friends.
|Tyler Vogel, Student Body Recorder
Tyler is a second-year Biology (Pre-Med) major with minors in Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship. As Recorder, Tyler is in charge of documenting minutes in senate meetings, keeping attendance, and handling various communication aspects of Senate. He was previously involved in Wartburg Student Senate as the Complex Hall Council Chair and served on the Student Relations Committee. Outside of senate, Tyler is also involved in Ambassadors as VP of Communication, works in the Admissions Office, and participates in the Ritterchor. In his free time he enjoys working out, pick-up games, watching Netflix reruns, spending time with friends, and working on his Non-Profit malaria initiative: Wings of the Night.
|Jacklyn Budding, Student Body Treasurer
Jacklyn is a fourth-year Accounting and Business Administration major with a minor in French and Francophone Studies. As Treasurer, she works with the budget, Supplemental Funding, Allocations, and sits on the President’s Budget Advisory Council. This will be her third year on Student Senate, and second year as Student Body Treasurer. Additionally, Jacklyn is a four year member on the Wartburg Dance Team, works in the Humanities Department, is involved with the French Club, and is interns at Waverly Light & Power. In her free time, she enjoys reading and watching movies with friends.
|Sean Lancaster, Administrative Ombudsperson
Sean is a third-year Political Science and Economics major. He has been a member of the Student Senate since the beginning of his college career at Wartburg. During his freshman and sophomore years, Sean served as an active member of the Budget Review Committee. Outside of Student Senate, Sean works as part of the Student Center Maintenance team and is the current Treasurer of the Ritterchor.
|Alec Steils, Academic Ombudsperson
Alec is a fourth-year Business Administration major with a concentration in Management and a Leadership Certificate minor. He has been part of Senate since his Junior year where he served on the Budget Review Committee. His current position as Academic Ombudsperson entails overseeing the Honor Council, Political Action Committee, and Academic Policies Committee. Alec is also involved in American Chemical Society, Phi Eta Sigma, and Delta Mu Delta on campus while working off-campus as a CNA. He looks forward to working with the Dean of Faculty to strengthen relations between Senate and college faculty.
|Alex Gheysens, Executive Assistant for Diversity
Alex is a second-year Communication Arts major with concentrations in Organizational and Public Relations and minors in Business, Graphic Design, and Leadership. Entering his second year on Student Senate, Alex has served as a senator of Clinton hall and participated in the Senate Review Committee as well as the Election Committee. He will now serve as the Executive Assistant for Diversity. Along with Student Senate, he is actively involved in Entertainment ToKnight, Homecoming Committee, Ambassadors, and WTV. Alex is also an Orange EXCELeration leader and works at the information desk. During school breaks he enjoys participating in service trips.
|Molly Zmudka, PR Director Intern
Molly is a second-year Communication Arts major with a concentration in Public Relations and a Leadership minor. Her position within the exec team will include design work, event-planning, and social media correspondence. Molly is eager to start her first year as a part of Student Senate. This school year, she will be working at the Writing, Reading, Speaking Lab, as well as with KnightVision.