The UF Student Senate has six standing committees which are tasked with carrying out various tasks within Senate, such as allocating funds, reviewing bills before they go to the floor and planning outreach events on campus. Each committee has nine members and are led by a chair who is selected by the Replacement and Agenda Committee, which is chaired by the Senate President Pro Tempore. Every week, each chair gives an update on the current events within the committee as they are pertinent to Senate’s inner-workings.

The Allocations Standing Committee examines, amends as needed, and reports all special requests for allocations to the Senate. The committee submits into the Senate records all special requests for allocations and other documents submitted to the committee.

Chair: Sam Girschick, Allocations@sg.ufl.edu
Members:

Cordover, Julia
Freedman, Austin
Gunby, David
Kaighin, Lindsay
Miller, Timothy
Nimer, Sana
Reineke, Chase
Singleton, Stephen
Open Seats: 0

The Budget & Appropriations Standing Committee examines, amends as needed, and reports to the Senate the Activity and Service Fee Budget, the SG-funded Organizational Budget, the SG Academic Organizations Budget, and all Supplemental Appropriations Requests. It submits all budget requests and other documents submitted to the committee into the Senate records.

Chair: Cooper Brown, Budget@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Alana Rush
Anthony Portugues
David Kays
Faith Maniti
Wynton White
Jessica Jesarujan
Tyler Kendrick
Open Seats: 1

The Information & Communications Committee maintains a calendar of all Senate meetings, committee meetings, and events and keep said calendar in the Senate offices. It administers orientation sessions for all new Senators, Senators-elect, and Replacement and Agenda Committee nominees to vacant seats.

Chair: Meryl Jones, Info@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Julia Cordover
Faith Maniti
Lillian Wiggins
Mary Kate Urbanski
Brady Alexander
Emily Blomely
Anthony Portugues
Open Seats: 1

The Judiciary Standing Committee reviews all non-budgetary bills, resolutions, and proposed constitutional amendments submitted to the Senate. The committee reviews the qualifications of all executive nominations to the judicial branch, determining if they are qualified to hold said office. Judiciary also reviews the constitutions of any student organization requesting special allocations or requesting or again receiving an annual budget.

Chair: Branden Pearson, Judiciary@sg.ufl.edu

Members:

Anwar, Sulaiman
Gunby, David
Katare, Annika
Kim, Esther
Meyer, Nick
Perez, Mauricio
Wright, Noah

Open Seats: 0

The Replacement & Agenda Standing Committee consists of the Senate President Pro Tempore, the Senate President, the leader of each political party or coalition, and two members representing the Senate at-large. The committee prepares the agenda for regular senate meetings, recommends the membership of the other standing committees and replacement Senators to fill any vacant seats.

Chair: Senate President Pro Tempore Will Sandifer
senatepresidentprotempore@sg.ufl.edu
Members:

Feraby Hoffman, Member at Large
Alana Rush, Member at Large
Santiago Clavijo, Deputy Inspire Caucus Leader
Emily Dunson, Senate President
Gabbi Hernandez, Gator Party Caucus Leader
Open Seats: 0

The Rules & Ethics Standing Committee consists of nine Senators named to the committee by the Senate. The committee reviews all absence excuses and recommends action on these excuses to the Senate. It enforces constituency requirements and collects all voting records at meetings of the Senate and file them in the Senate office.

Chair: Abigail Morris, Rules@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Nandini Goel (Vice Chair)
Emily Blomeley
Nik Bindi
Chase Reineke
Gabbi Hernandez
Lindsay Kaighin
Ramon Martinez
Open Seat

Open Seats: 0