Student Government has 6 Standing Committees: Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, External Affairs, Campus Diversity, Environmental Affairs, and Health, Wellness, and Safety. Standing Committees are where to bulk of our work get accomplished, read below to learn more about each individual Committee and what they are up to!
Diversity and Inclusion Committee
|Chair: Senior Senator Kennedy Cooper
Membership: Voting Senator Jessie Phillips & Associate Senator Abby Knabe
Mission: The Diversity and Inclusion Committee strives to actively foster inclusion by providing support to groups and individual members of our campus and to increase the integration of our diverse student body through revising and creating mission-enhancing policy.
Environmental Affairs Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Molly Schaedler
Membership: Voting Senator Brynna Seim
Mission: The Environmental Affairs Committee strives to promote sustainable behavior and decrease the environmental impact of the University, its students, faculty, and staff.
External Affairs Committee
Health, Wellness, and Safety Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Marcia Humphreys
Membership: Voting Senator Savannah Thomas
Mission: The Health, Wellness, and Safety Committee strives to improve students’ lives by advocating for policies that prioritize student health and wellness, spreading awareness about university resources that are available to protect and care for students, and making student concerns known to administration.
Student Affairs Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Lucas Manalang
Membership: Voting Senator Logan Metten & Voting Senator Joseph Denklau
Mission: The Student Affairs committee strives to assure the fulfillment of the University’s mission in the non-academic aspects of the University community from the perspective of the Student Association.
Academic Affairs Committee
Chair: Voting Senator Alex Peterson
Mission: The Academic Affairs Committee is dedicated to ensuring the continuance of academic quality at Truman State University from the perspective of the student association. The committee strives to promote: a diverse curriculum, academic integrity, and other ethics and values inherent in an liberal arts and sciences education.
Chair: Voting Senator Sal Niemeyer
Membership: Senior Senator Owen Hamill