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 Committee examines, amends as needed, and reports to the Senate on all student organization event requests.

Chair: Chase Reineke, Allocations@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Lindsay Kaighin
Stephen Singleton
Ramon Martinez
Franco Luis
Suzanna Barna
Julia Cordover
Kevin Marti

Open Seats: 1

The Budget & Appropriations Committee examines, amends as needed, and reports to the Senate the Activity and Service Fee Budget. The committee further examines, amends as needed and reports to the Senate on all student organization operational and travel budgets.

Chair: Sam Girschick, Budget@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Wynton White
Tyler Kendrick
Jadie Fleischer
Sierra Kantamneni
Blake Robinson
Sydney White
Elizabeth Hartzog
Kevin Trejos

Open Seats: 0

The Information & Communication Committee organizes Senate social events, administers orientation sessions for new Senators, and is responsible for Senate’s public relations efforts.

Chair: David Kays, Info@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Noemi Galaeno
Lillian Wiggins
Jadie Fleischer
Elizabeth Hartzog
Sparsha Muralidhara
Kevin Trejos
Shawn Zimmer
Emery Iannone

Open Seats: 0

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: Seth Longland, Judiciary@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Annabelle Groux
Alex Shoaf
Ramon Martinez
Faith Allen
Marcus Nelson
Sydney White
Thomas Wildermuth
Franco Luis

Open Seats: 0

The Replacement & Agenda 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: Cooper Brown, Senate President Pro-Tempore
senatepresidentprotempore@sg.ufl.edu

Members:

Lindsay Kaighin, Member at Large
Simon Jee, Member at Large
Shawn Zimmer, Inspire Party Caucus Leader
Kyle Garner, Senate President
Gabi Zlatanoff, Gator Party Caucus Leader

Open Seats: 0

The Rules & Ethics Standing Committee reviews all absence excuses and recommends action on these excuses to the Senate. The committee enforces constituency requirements and collects all voting records at meetings of the Senate.

Chair: Feraby Hoffman, Rules@sg.ufl.edu

Members:
Annabelle Groux
Noemi Galaeno
Rani LaRue
Faith Allen
Santiago Clavijo-Gomez
Alyssa Stern
Blake Robinson
Karen McGee

Open Seats: 0