Even though we have made the switch to remote learning, Senate is still here for you!  Keep your eyes open for an email for invitations to weekly Zoom meetings! 

Purpose of the Senate

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 President Kitty Lu (she/her/hers)

Major: Kinesiology, Minor: Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
I am a Career Peer Advisor (make an appointment with me to improve your resume and career readiness) and an eboard member of the Planned Parenthood Club. I also assist the athletic trainers in the Sports Medicine office as they care for our athletes. My favorite thing to do at Oxy is play rugby! I would love to see you play with us.

Vice President of Finance Catlin Hedeman (she/her/hers)

Vice President of Academic Affairs Oli Vorster (they/them/theirs)

Vice President of External Affairs Angela Chen

Vice President of Internal Affairs Stephi Howard (she/her/hers)

Major: Critical Theory & Social Justice  Minors: Education & Theatre
A little about me: I am from Atlanta, Georgia <3, I love comedy and yoga. At Oxy, I have a KOXY show, I am an officer in Alpha Lambda Phi Alpha, and I do DancePro. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need anything or just want to talk!

Vice President of Policies Ellie Findell

Chief of Staff Braedon Hatt

Senior Class Senators

Collin Mazeika
Jesus Gonzalez-Saucedo
Junior Class Senators 

Eduardo Garcia
Odelia Zuckerman
Sophomore Class Senators

Sophiya Rafi
Lena Sullivan
First-Year Class Senators

Hannah Christensen
Mali Abel
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

Learn about ASOC-funded student services

In loving memory of Marahyah "Ilah" Richardson, rest in peace and power.