Student Senate

2015-2016 Student Senate
Meet the Student Senate Executive Team



Chase McBrayer, of Ethan, is a senior accounting major. This is his second year in Student Senate. He has been a student ambassador for three years, as well as on the Student Activities Board, for which he now serves as president. After graduation he would like to enter the business world and eventually become a CFO of a business.




Vice President

Morgan Straub, of Deadwood, is a junior nursing major with a minor in non-profit administration. This is her third year on Student Senate and, recently serving as an at-large representative and as Senate secretary. Straub is involved with the Third Freedom (UFWH) organization where she serves as the chairperson of the leadership team for the McGovern Hunger Summit. She is also a member of the DWU track and field team. 





Ann Thury, of Parkston, is a junior majoring in theatre and graphic design. She is also involved in Theatre Club, the Student Activities Board (SAB), and the admissions office Student Ambassadors program.






Ariana Arampatzis, of Aberdeen, is a junior majoring in Christian leadership and nonprofit administration. She served as the sophomore and freshman class presidents the last two years. Arampatzis is the Third Freedom president, a Student Ministry leader, resident assistant, and a member the Wesleyan Choir and DWU track and field team.



Freshman class president: Cassidy Hendricks, Buffalo, Minn.

Sophomore class president: Amy Zeller, Elk Point

Junior class president: McKenzie Weidenbach, Parkston

Senior class president: Dylan Lynde, Canistota

At-large representative: Maria Koenen, Rock Valley, Iowa

At-large representative: Natasha Letcher, Bridgewater

Athletic representative: Lauren Fitts, Brookings

Athletic representative: Cierra Schneider, Sioux Falls


Faculty adviser: Christine Mauszycki

Staff advisers: Diana Goldammer and Ashley Hobbs

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