Undergraduate Student Government

at The Ohio State University

Senior Staff

Senior Staff 2021-2022


Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff is tasked with ensuring that USG accomplishes its goals by facilitating communication, functionality, transparency, and fluidity throughout the organization. The Chief of Staff also oversees all functions of USG to guarantee that it is a productive organization that works effectively and intentionally for the student body.

Sage Klein

Pronouns: he/him/his

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Chief of Staff's office is located in the USG office in the Keith B. Key Leadership Center on the second floor of the Ohio Union. Please email Sage at Klein.690@osu.edu if you would like to meet over the summer.


Senior Director of Operations

The Senior Director of Operations is responsible for the front-facing interactions of USG with the student body, developing community relations, and overseeing USG daily operations and logistics, as well as media and communications. SDO is the lead of Operations Committees and the bridge that connects Ops directors to Senior Staff. The role also encompasses risk management and developing organizational culture.

Becca Powers

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Senior Director of Operation's office is located in the USG office in the Keith B. Key Leadership Center on the second floor of the Ohio Union. Please email Becca at Powers.623@osu.edu if you would like to meet over the summer.


Senior Counselor of Operations

The Deputy Chief of Staff is tasked with making sure that Cabinet meetings run smoothly and facilitates fluid and continued communication between Issue Directors and Senior Staff. The role also encompasses policy tracking over the course of the administration.

Brooke Bulan

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: TBD

Chief of Staff's office is located in the USG office in the Keith B. Key Leadership Center on the second floor of the Ohio Union. Please email Chief of Staff at Bulan.4@osu.edu if you would like to meet over the summer.


Chief Financial Officer (Interim)

The CFO’s role involves handling USG's share of the Student Activity Fee, a fee that every undergraduate student is required to pay, managing Coke Grant money that our organization receives, and overseeing the allocation of this money to outside student organizations, philanthropies, events, scholarships, and more. It is the CFO’s job to keep track of students' tuition dollars and ensure that this money is spent fairly and ethically.

Regina Loazya

Pronouns: he/him/his

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Regina at Loazya.3@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting. 


Senior Director of Allocations

The Senior Director of Allocations acts as the chair of the Allocations Committee of General Assembly. In this role, the Senior Director of Allocations works with the CFO to provide oversight on USG's budget; while focusing primarily on working with the General Assembly's legislative coordinators to provide funding for student organizations.

Regina Loazya

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Regina at Loazya.3@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting. 


Chair of the Undergraduate Caucus

The Chair of the Undergraduate Caucus leads the undergraduate delegation to University Senate where faculty, students, and administrators legislate on behalf of the Board of Trustees. The Chair's responsibilities include collaborating with the Vice Chairs and university-level senators to execute USG's policy goals and advocating for students through Ohio State's unique Shared Governance system.

Zaida Jenkins

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Zaida at Jenkins.1176@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting. 


Chair of the Black Caucus

The Chair of the Black Caucus Caucus leads the Undergraduate Black Caucus

Kyla Hurns

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Kyla at Hurns.1@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting.


Senior Counselor to the Executive

The Senior Counselor to the Executives provides guidance and counsel to both the President and Vice President pertaining to policy issues and projects.

Katie Jennings

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Katie at Jennings.494@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting.

 

Suzan Mchao

Senior Counselor to the Executive

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

 

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Suzan at Mchao.1@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting.

 

Jake Shepherd

Senior Counselor to the Executive

Pronouns: he/him/his

 

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Jake at Shepherd.466@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting.


Senior Director of Development and Engagement

The Senior Director of Development and Engagement is responsible for cultivating programming for older members in the organization to critically engage with one another in areas such as social justice, leadership development, and engaging younger members.

Bobby McAlpine

Pronouns: he/him/his

 

Office Hours: Coming Soon!

Please email Bobby at McAlpine.28@osu.edu if you would like to set up a meeting.