Legislative Leadership

Legislative Leadership

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Speaker

Jackie Fallon

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At UMass, Jackie has worked as a Customer Service Lead at Residential Life, a research assistant for the Center for Justice, Law, and Societies, volunteered with the IPO, and previously served as a senator and the associate speaker in the SGA! Witnessing the senior members of the SGA's capacity and determination to improve our campus inspired me to run for a bigger role. She is the last of seven children to attend UMass Amherst for undergrad, and she has grown up coming here since she was 5. Jackie looks forward to finishing off her years here strong and spending her senior year working with students!

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Associate Speaker

Naomi Bloom

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Naomi is a freshman in the College of Natural Sciences, pursuing a psychology major. She first got involved in Student Government as a senator and a member of the Outreach and Development Committee for her first semester, and now serves as the Associate Speaker.

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Chair of Outreach and Development

Mackenzie McNeil

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Mackenzie is a senior psychology major with a minor in education. As the Chair of Outreach and Development, she helps with student government outreach, specifically in our elections. Mackenzie also conducts interviews for senate vacancies alongside the Outreach and Development Comittee.

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Chair of the Undergraduate Registry Oversight Committee

Sam Tran

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Sam is a junior majoring in Political Science, currently serving as the Chair of the Undergraduate Registry Oversight Committee (UROC) of the SGA Legislative Branch. He works with RSO applicants with their Constitutions and Strategic Plans, in addition to supporting them in the application process alongside the Secretary of the Registry. He was also tasked with auditing Constitutions every academic year. As an international student from Vietnam, he is interested in Southeast Asian politics and civic engagement. Participating in the SGA has been a way for Sam to get involved and strive to create an impact within the student population that he is a part of.

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Chair of the Administrative Affairs Committee

Michel Flanagan

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Michel is from Upton, Massachusetts. He is a sophomore in the Commonwealth Honors College pursuing a double major in Political Science and Spanish, with a minor in German. He first got involved with SGA during his freshman year when he was elected Senator for the Class of 2026. Michel has held two other positions in SGA, including Undersecretary of University Policy and Vice Chair of the Administrative Affairs Committee.

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Chair of Social Justice & Empowerment Committee

Marckenson "Marco" Ulysse

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Marco is serving as the Chair of Social Justice & Empowerment. This is his second year in the Student government, last year he first joined as a senator for UROC. He is a senior majoring in Theatre and minoring in Pre-law. Marco comes from Brockton, MA and is a transfer from Massasoit Community College where he got his first degree in Liberal Arts. He enjoys content creating, sneaker collecting, fashion, and is currently working towards becoming one of the biggest and greatest entertainers in the world, so be on the lookout! Outside of SGA Marco is also an executive board member for UMass Brotherly Union.

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Chair of Academic Oversight Committee

Emmanuelle Sussman

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Emmanuelle is a senior majoring in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies on a pre-law track. Though she only joined SGA last year, she has quickly come to know it as an essential organization to student success, as well as to the success of campus life as a whole. Emmanuelle is thrilled to be the chair of Academic Oversight for this academic year, and plans to try and have each and every student in mind when completing initiatives, drafting policies, or collaborating with the administration. Without students, this campus would cease to exist, and advocating for their progress is an integral part of SGA that she is more than willing to take on with pride and tenacity!

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Chair of Undergraduate Services Committee

Colin Humphries

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Colin is currently a junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in History. He has been a member of the SGA since he was first elected to the Senate in the Fall of 2021. In addition to SGA, he also serves as an RA in Southwest. Some fun facts about Colin include that he has worked for both Senator Warren and Markey, loves Ice Cream, and is a diehard Bengals fan.

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Chair of Ways & Means Committee

Pranav Joshi

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Pranav assists the Ways and Means Committee in reviewing budgets for the fiscal year. He oversees the allocation of the funds in the Student Activities Trust Fund to the various RSOs and Agencies on campus. Pranav works on and creates the S1, which provides an in-depth breakdown of how the funds in the Student Activities Trust Fund should be utilized the next fiscal year