Serving as a voice for the student body, supporting students and their activities, allocating and administering funds from the student body fees, overseeing Student Services, and serving as the legislative body for all Associated Students of Occidental College.

ASOC Senate Chair and VP of Internal Affairs: Adam Cole
ASOC Senate VP of Academic Affairs: Hannah Christensen
ASOC Senate VP of External Affairs: Mali Abel
ASOC Senate VP of Financial Affairs: Angela Chen
ASOC Senate Senior Class Senator: Priya Ahmad and Drew Vecellio
ASOC Senate Junior Class Senators: Lucy Stevenson and Will Powers
ASOC Senate Sophomore Class Senators: Zander Patent and Adrien Schaal
ASOC First-Year Class Senators: Berkley Pelletier and Sofia Guerrero Gonzalez

Senate Advisor: Marcus A. Rodriguez (he/him/his)
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of SLICE

Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to focus on meaning-making and transformative learning, he manages a dynamic team of dedicated educators, accomplished event organizers, and skilled student programmers. For more about SLICE, visit

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