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Western Kentucky University

The Legislative Branch


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The Legislative Branch serves as the official voice of the student body of Western Kentucky University. It is charged with the authority to propose modifications of University policies affecting the activities and welfare of the student body. It also establishes policies and programs necessary for the proper functioning of the Student Government Association. The Student Senate meets each Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Senate Chamber located in DSU, second floor.

Student Senate Minutes can be viewed here.

Click here to find an archive of many of the bills passed by the Student Senate since Fall 2009.

Senate Leadership

Jay Todd Richey
Speaker of the Student Senate

Patrick Mcdowell
Secretary of the Student Senate

Joshua Knight
Academic Affairs Committee Chair

Tyler Scaff
Campus Improvements Committee Chair

Paige Settle
Legislative Research Committee Chair

James Line
Public Relations Committee Chair

Kasey Glasgow
Student Affairs Committee Chair


Student Senators

Rising Senior Class Senators

  • Kasey Glasgow
  • Tyler Scaff

Sophomore Class Senators

  • Steven Peay
  • Joshua Knight
  • Jay Todd Richey

Graduate Senators

  • Simone M. Smith
  • Zafar Cham

At-Large Senators

  • Samantha Johnson(Glasgow Campus President)
  • Zachery Jones
  • Joseph Dahmer
  • Hannah Neeper
  • Madison Keller
  • Kenneth Davis
  • Brain Chrism
  • Elizabeth McGrew
  • Abdul Samad
  • James Line
  • Hannah Saylor
  • Ryan Pucket
  • Laryn Hildbrandt
  • Ryan Duvall
  • Nolan Calhoun
  • Gretchen Mosby
  • Tony Piedmonte
  • Cameron Hubbard
  • Grant Rohleder

Junior Class Senators

  •  Courtney Hamilton
  • Patrick McDowell
  • Brandon Mudd

Freshmen Class Senators

  • Emily Pride
  • Haley Jones
  • Nathan Cherry

Gatton Academy Senator

  •  Lucas Knight

Potter College of Arts and Letters Senator

  • Ben Beam

Gorden Ford College of Business Senator

  • Grant Williams

Ogden College of Science and Engineering Senator

  • Carter Jackson


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