University of Minnesota Morris

Executive Officer Biographies

Allison Wolf, Student Body President

My name is Allison Wolf, and I am thrilled to be serving the student body as the 2014-2015 Student Body President. I am in my final year at UMM, double majoring in Sociology and Public Health Studies. I hope to serve the student body as an advocate for student issues in the larger campus governance system, and foster communication between all individuals at the Morris campus. Please let me know if you have any issues that need to be addressed at anytime, because I believe the only way progress is made is through constant communication of those representing and those being represented.

Cory Schroeder, Student Body Vice-President

I am Cory Schroeder and I will be serving as the Vice-President for the 2014-2015 year. I am excited and honored to be holding this position. I am a History, Latin American Area Studies, and Spanish Major. I have been involved with MCSA since my freshman year here at UMM and I have enjoyed it more and more each year. I have worked closely with the Student Affairs committee that past two years and plan on continuing that this year. I am also a student worker in the Archives on the 4th floor of the library and consider myself a pretty big history nerd! Feel free to stop me if you have any questions, comments or concerns with MCSA or UMM.

Emily Sunderman, Secretary of Academic Affairs

Hello! My name is Emily Sunderman. I am in my third year at UMM, studying Spanish and Secondary Education. MCSA has been a large part of my UMM experience. I have served on the First Year Council, Assessment of Student Learning Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, and the Curriculum Committee. Educational policy is a large passion of mine, and I am excited to serve UMM as the Secretary of Academic Affairs. Besides MCSA, coffee is definitely one of my favorite things... especially a White Chocolate Mocha from Higbie's!

Jayce Koester, Secretary of Campus Relations

I'm Jayce Koester, a third year at UMM studying English and Political Science. I love working with MCSA, MPIRG, MoQSIE, SlamMO, and various other groups and communities here at UMM. I work on campus coordinating publicity and doing research at the Center for Small Towns, as well as educating about queer and trans issues. I’m passionate about social justice and student level grassroots organizing and it means a lot to me to be able to have a hands on role in student governance. I’m thrilled and energized for my work in campus relations, and can’t wait to hit the ground running with the campus and my fellow forum members!

Ellery Wealot, Secretary of Resources and Operations

Hello, my name is Ellery. It rhymes with celery, but I'm sweeter! I am a management and LAHS double major at UMM, and I'm hoping to do non-profit management after I graduate. I enjoy friendship and long walks on the beach. You may have seen me around campus because in addition to MCSA, I am involved in IVCF and STLF, I teach ESL, and I am a Community Advisor in Green Prairie!

Ashley Dial, Secretary of Student Services

My name is Ashley Dial and in the 2014-15 school year I will be serving as MCSA’s Secretary of Student Services. I will be an acting senior at Morris this year studying English and am excited to make it a successful and involved few months. Besides MCSA I am involved with several organizations, in roles like the Photo Editor of The University Register and a Co-Chair of SlamMO and working as a publicity assistant the The Center for Small Towns.

Taylor Montbriand, Executive Assistant

My name is Taylor Montbriand and I will be serving as your 2014-2015 Executive Assistant! I am a Liberal Arts for the Human Services major from Woodbury, Minnesota. I am also the 2014-2015 CAC Coordinator and Films Co-Chair,  Big Friend Little Friend Mentor, Wellness Center Volunteer, Office Assistant in the Office of Student Activities, and a Women’s Rugby team member! In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading short stories, fashion blogging, attending campus events, and volunteering!

Megan Jacobson, Parliamentarian

My name is Megan Jacobson, and I’m excited to serve as this year’s Parliamentarian.  I am a second year student studying Political Science, Spanish, and Communications, Media, and Rhetoric.  In addition to my involvement with campus governance, I am the Civic Engagement Floor Community Advisor, and one of the Co-chairs of the Jane Addams Project.  In my spare time, I enjoy reading and watching way too much Netflix.

Alex Stangel, At-Large Executive Committee Representative

Hi! My name is Alex Stangel and I am all kinds of joyful to be serving the 2014-2015 year as the Student Senate Vice Chair and At-Large Representative on the Executive Committee of MCSA! I’m a third-year studying Biology(Pre-Pharmacy). On top of my activity amongst the student governance, I take part on campus as a Biology Club Officer, Chemistry Club participant, Campus Assembly, Membership Committee, IVCF, STLF, and I enjoy long walks on the beach.

Laddie Arnold, At-Large Executive Committee Representative

My name is Laddie Arnold and I am incredibly pleased to serve on the Executive Committee for 2014-2015! I am a fourth-year History and Pre-Law major from St. Paul, Minnesota and it is well-known that the club can’t even handle me. In addition to this position, I will also serve as the MCSA Election Commissioner, Captain of the Mock Trial Society, the President of the Morris Model United Nations, Vice Chair of the Activity Fee Review Committee, and on the staff of the University Register.

Marcus Langevin, At-Large Executive Committee Representative

Hello one and all! I am Marcus Langevin, and I am thrilled be at Morris for my second year. MCSA is fairly new to me, yet somehow I have found myself serving as an At-Large Executive Committee Representative. I am also MCSA’s Organization Representative for the University Register, which is the campus newspaper where I serve as the Arts & Entertainment Editor. I should also note that I like rocks, and am majoring in geology. In my active role as a member of UMM I am a Community Adviser for the David C Johnson Independence Hall. In my spare time I like to run, read, and photograph.

Fiona Wu, First Year Executive Committee Representative

Hi, I am Fiona Wu. I am glad to serve on the executive committee for 2014-2015! I am a first year environmental study, environmental science and pre-law major from Shanghai, China. Besides serving as the First Year Executive Committee Representative, I am also part of the academic affairs committee and serving as the Organization Representative of Mock Trial. As an international student, I have been working on to get international students more involved and create a better environment for those who are away from home and friends.

Jayne Blodgett, MCSA Advisor

Hello! My name is Jayne Blodgett, and I’ve been the MCSA advisor since 2008. When not working with MCSA, I work in the library as the Assistant Director. Please feel free to stop by if you have questions or comments about MCSA.