Student Senate

The following ASA Senators work to represent the student body throughout the year and help to address student concerns and enhance the Augustana experience. 

Executive Committee

Cole Tessendorf

President

Senior

Columbus, NE

Contact Cole 

 

Hannah DeWild

Vice President

Senior

Spirit Lake, IA

Contact Hannah

 

Hunter Lipinski

Treasurer + Chair of Finance Committee

Senior

Brookings, SD

Contact Hunter

 

Kristina Theodosopoulos

Secretary

Senior

Brookings, SD

Contact Kristina 

 

Cal Irvine

Technical Director

Sophomore

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Cal 

 

Curriculum Committee

Fahd Nazir

Senior Senator 

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Fahd
 

 

Tsegab Arega

Sophomore Senator

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Tsegab

 

 

Cooper Benning

Sophomore Senator

Lennox, SD

Contact Cooper
 

 

Noah Hovorka

At-Large Senator

Harrisburg, SD

Contact Noah

 

 

Arden Koenecke

Junior Senator

Pierre, SD

Contact Arden

 

 

Makayla Mallet

Black Student Union Senator

Accra, Ghana

Contact Makayla

 

 

Co-Curriculum Committee

Courtney Chrystal

Sophomore Senator + Chair

Dakota Dunes, SD

Contact Courtney

 

 

Jose Angel Medina Cruz

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Senator

Lake Wilson, MN

Contact Jose
 

 

Brayden Harris

Junior Senator 

Brandon, SD

Contact Brayden

 

 

Ellie Holmes

Junior Senator 

Brandon, SD

Contact Ellie
 

 

Mekhi Moore

Sophomore Senator

Woodbury, MN

Contact Mekhi

 

Finance Committee

Mason Blue

Senior Senator

Brandon, SD

Contact Mason

 

 

Megan Richardson

Freshman Senator

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Megan

 

 

Barsha Shah

International Senator

Nepal

Contact Barsha
 

 

Andrew Struck

Adult Learner

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Andrew 
 

 

Housing and Dining Committee

Katie Orton

Senior Senator + Chair

St. Louis Park, MN

Contact Katie

 

 

Feven Aregay

At-Large Senator

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Feven

 
 

Scott Shlanta

Freshman Senator

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact Scott

 

 

Camryn Simmons

At-Large Senator

Minneapolis, MN

Contact Camryn

 

 

Caleb Timmerman

Senior Senator

Aberdeen, SD

Contact Caleb

 

 

Nolan Zimmel

Augie Access Senator

St. Paul, MN

Contact Nolan

 

 

Human and Public Relations Committee

John Walker

Junior Senator + Chair

Sioux Falls, SD

Contact John

 

 
 
Gedion Alemayehu

International Senator

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Contact Gedion

 

 

Sara Alhasnawi

Asian Student Organization Senator

 

Contact Sara

 

 

Brendan Bergquist

At-Large Senator

Washburn, ND

Contact Brenden

 

 

Jonah Kost

Freshman Senator

Aberdeen, SD

Contact Jonah

 

 

Benita Manzengo

Freshman Senator

Kinshasa, DRC

Contact Benita