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2014-15 USU/SA NR Senator Candidates

Devin Stein

Devin Stein

Class Rank: Junior
Hometown: Mt. Sinai, NY
Years at USU: 3
Twitter handle: none
Major(s): Environmental Studies

Qualifications

  • Active member of Student Council.
  • Vice-President of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity.
  • Continual experience in several QCNR clubs and organizations, including the Organic Student Farm and the Recycling Center.
  • Extensive experience renewing/modifying legislation and bylaws, as well as performing judicial review.
  • Extensive experience running meetings, setting and achieving goals, and coordinating events.

Goals/Plans For Office

  • Increase awareness and communications between QCNR clubs/organizations and the student body.
  • Improve student involvement, especially in leadership positions.
  • Increase presence of QCNR at Utah State.
  • Improve communications between QCNR students and administrative faculty.
  • Create materials and resources necessary to smoothen transition amongst future senators, and to raise the baseline level of standard performance.

Platform

The College of Natural Resources has the potential to become a leading college of this Nation, but requires fundamental changes in our support for student involvement and participation.


Arthur Wallis

Arthur Wallis

Class Rank: Junior
Hometown: Preston, ID
Years at USU: 2.5
Twitter: none
Major: Conservation and Restoration Ecology

Qualifications

  • Member of the QCNR student council for the last 2 years
  • Assistant Director for USU's Spanish ambassador organization 2012-2013
  • QCNR representative for last semester's Blue Goes Green Grant Selection Committee
  • Familiar with how to plan, implement, and carry out events (and ideas) because of many leadership experiences garnered through various organizations over the last 6 years.

Goals/Plans For Office

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  • Recruit to QCNR majors that have a very low volume of students. 
  • Lobby/campaign/organize for a water-bottle filling station in our college similar to those currently found in the TSC.
  • Become an effective student advocate for our college by getting to know both individual and general concerns. This includes holding office hours in the QCNR building and getting to know more than 80 percent of students by name. 
  • Help first and second-year students feel included through involvement in clubs, seminars, student council, events and service projects. 
  • Help bridge gap between undergraduate and graduate students--promote more mentoring. Facilitate research opportunities for undergraduate students.

Platform

Be a hands-on senator who makes it easy for fellow students to 'let their voice be heard' and get involved with clubs, student government, and undergraduate research.


Tamara Watkins

Tamara Watkins

Class Rank: Junior
Hometown: Alpine, Utah
Years at USU: .5
Major(s): Recreation Resource Management

Qualifications

  • Leadership experience in several Natural Resource student organizations
  • Wide variety of Natural Resource field experience, both as an employee and volunteer
  • Worked with many federal land agencies
  • Experience at two different universities
  • Recipient of Natural Resource departmental scholarship

Goals/Plans For Office

  • Help our college understand the role of senator, and how it can benefit them
  • Connect students to summer field work opportunities
  • Establish better communication and connectivity within the college and within departments
  • Help our college be more visible to incoming freshman
  • Facilitate better student-faculty working relations

Platform

I am passionate about the field of Natural Resources and eager to serve the students of this college! My enthusiasm and experience is what our college needs.


Lacey Wilder

Lacey Wilder

Class Rank: Junior
Hometown: Henderson, Nevada
Years at USU: 3
Twitter: @wilderlacey
Major: Environmental studies
Emphasis: Planning and Analysis

Qualifications

  • Volunteered and participated in a bear DNA study
  • Passionate toward the Natural Resource College
  • Volunteered for STAB committee for three years
  • Active member of Kappa Delta Sorority and have held leadership roles

Goals/Plans For Office

  • Partner with clubs and organizations, on and off campus, and other college's to increase awareness of natural resources.
  • Unify all departments of the college to bring cohesiveness.
  • Increase opportunities for students to get involved.
  • Continue having speakers and representatives available to students.

Platform

As being the senator I would promote awareness of the college to outside students, unify students inside the college, and continue the growth by promoting experiences to grow as students.