Oakland University Student Congress
Oakland Center, Room 62
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(map)
(248) 370-4290
ousc@oakland.edu

Membership

Executive
Board
Lena-Mishack.jpgLena Mishack

Student Body President
lmmishac@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4291
Jousef-Shkoukani.jpgJousef Shkoukani

Student Body Vice President
jmshkoukani@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4291
Helen-Thompson.jpg

Helen Thompson

Administrative Assistant
helenthompson@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4290

Brad-Albright.jpgBrad Albright

Financial Affairs Director
balbright@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4298 
Kayla-Dafoe.jpgKayla Dafoe

Student Activities Funding Board Chair
safb@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4292
Brittany Kleinschmidt.JPGBrittany Kleinschmidt

Student Services Director
bkleinschmidt@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4294
Ryan-Fox.jpgRyan Fox

Legislative Affairs Director
rmfox@oakland.edu 
(248) 370-4292
Derek-Queen.jpgDerek Queen

Visual Communications Director
dtqueen@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4298
Arth-Patel.jpgArth Patel

Marketing Director
apatel23@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4298
Luna-Nasry.jpgLuna Nasry

Diversity & Inclusion Director
lnasry@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4294
Austin-Church.jpgAustin Church

Environmental, Health & Wellness Director
achurch@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4294
Stephanie-Jurva.jpgStephanie Jurva

OUSC Advisor
jurva@oakland.edu

Legislature
Members

Apply to be a legislator

 

 

Tyler Fox

Legislator/Judiciary Committee Chair

tafox@oakland.edu

Anushree Jagtap

Legislator/Steering Chair

amjagtap@oakland.edu

Stephanie Hubbard

Legislator/Research and Review Chair

sihubbard@oakland.edu

Elijah Sanders

Legislator/Parlimentarian/Congressional Archivist

emsanders@oakland.edu

Peter Gaied

Legislator/Scholarship Chair

pgaied@oakland.edu

Asianae Gunn

Legislator/Tailgate Chair

agunn@oakland.edu

Halle Haneckow

RHA Representative

hallehaneckow@oakland.edu

Richard Williamson

Legislator

rdwilliamson@oakland.edu

Christeena Twal

Legislator

ctwal@oakland.edu

Nathan Roberts

Legislator

nlroberts@oakland.edu

Greek Representative TBD!

Judicial
Branch
Tyler Fox

Judiciary Chair
tafox@oakland.edu
The Judiciary Committee serves as the judicial branch of the congress. As such, it is responsible for making sure that the congress is following the rules and regulations outlined in our constitution and bylaws. Typically the committee convenes on a weekly basis to review any absences filed by legislators, and discuss the current happenings of the congress. When needed, the judiciary committee is responsible for bringing together the official court, which will pass judgment on issues regarding the constitution. 
Committees

Elections Commission

The Elections commission is a group of students working with the Administrative Assistant during the election season. The Commission is responsible for various tasks related to the candidates throughout the elections in addition to events such as the Elections Kickoff, and the President and Vice President debates.

Contact Helen Thompson at helenthompson@oakland.edu

Scholarship Committee

The scholarship committee is a group of creative and motivated individuals creating new scholarships and awards for OU students. These scholarships can help a graduating senior get their bachelor's degree or help a new freshman out financially. These scholarships include academics, athletics, financial hardships, leaderships, and many more! Be more involved around campus and join the Scholarship Committee. This is your chance to give back!


Contact Peter Gaied at pgaied@oakland.edu

Judiciary Committee

The Judiciary Committee serves as the judicial branch of the congress. As such, it is responsible for making sure that the congress is following the rules and regulations outlined in our constitution and bylaws. Typically the committee convenes on a weekly basis to review any absences filed by legislators, and discuss the current happenings of the congress. When needed, the judiciary committee is responsible for bringing together the official court, which will pass judgment on issues regarding the constitution. 

Contact Tyler Fox at tafox@oakland.edu

Research and Review Committee

The Research and Review Committee looks into problems or issues that the Legislature brings forth to it, can pass issues to other committees where the topic pertains, submits feedback and reports on various issues or researched initiatives, and assists the Student Body President in assigning legislators to any University-wide committees.

Contact Stephanie Hubbard at sihubbard@oakland.edu

Legislative Affairs Committee

Interested in politics? As a committee member, you would have the opportunity to research student issues for lobbying efforts as well as take part in vote registration drives. This committee can also meet and work with Student Governments at the state and federal level.

Contact Ryan Fox at rmfox@oakland.edu

Marketing Committee

As a committee member, you would assist the Marketing Director in brainstorming different promotions, post fliers throughout campus, and pass out promotions in the Oakland Center when OUSC has events coming up.

Contact Arth Patel at apatel23@oakland.edu

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Oakland University accepts and celebrates all students of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, and ethnicity. As a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, you would be engaged in actively representing every student group on campus while pursuing University-wide policy change and initiatives that are aimed at transforming Oakland University. If you want to push your university forward and be a part of change on campus, the DID Committee welcomes you with open arms and mind. 

Contact Luna Nasry at lnasry@oakland.edu

Student Services Committee

As a member of this committee you will work alongside the Student Services Director to resolve any concerns students may have during their time here at Oakland. At the meetings, committee initiatives are discussed, project liaisons give updates, and the members propose new initiative ideas. If you have a desire to make a lasting impact with your time here at Oakland University, this committee invites you to help us bring about positive change.

Contact Brittany Kleinschmidt at bkleinschmidt@oakland.edu

Tailgate Committee

The Tailgate Committee is perfect for anyone who has an interest in sports or planning events! As a member, you are the main source of success for the tailgates. You decide the food and activities, as well as different promotional items that will be used. Members are also involved in running the tailgates and ensuring that everything runs smoothly.

Contact Asianae Gunn at agunn@oakland.edu

Environmental, Health, and Wellness Committee

The Environmental Health and Wellness Committee gives students a chance to advocate for healthy living and being environmentally aware. Members of the EHW Committee can engage in committee meetings, participate in committee events, and get involved with various initiatives.

Contact Austin Church at achurch@oakland.edu

Visual Communications Committee

The Visual Communications Committee is a group of talented graphic designers that aid the Visual Communications Director with the execution of promotional materials and more for OUSC. Working as a team of creative minds, the VCC is a great way for students to meet other graphic designers, gain valuable design experience, and expand their portfolio work!

Contact Derek Queen at dtqueen@oakland.edu

Steering Committee

Most public governing bodies have a steering committee. It is the duty of the Steering Committee to compile the agenda that is used for all University Student Congress General Body Meetings. Members of the committee would decide whether or not proposed items (such as bills, proposals and member approvals) should be placed on the upcoming agenda based on bylaws, constitution, etc.

Contact Anushree Jagtap at amjagtap@oakland.edu

Archival Committee

The Archival Committee of the Oakland University Student Congress was originally established in 2005 under the direction of Former Student Body President Michael McGuinness for the purpose of maintaining the paper trail of Student Government records for each administration. The committee is also responsible for preserving all student government history and maintaining a connection between the current administration and alumni of the Student Government.

Contact Elijah Sanders at emsanders@oakland.edu

If you are interested in getting involved with Oakland University's Student Congress for the 2017-2018 school year, please contact us at ousc@oakland.edu for more information. If you are interested in joining a specific committee, contact the person named at the end of each committee posting! 

GO GRIZZLIES!