Legislative Branch

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Senate Committees

The USF SG Senate is comprised of 4 committees and SenEx. All members of the senate are each placed on a committee. These committees have special focuses that each senator works to fulfill. To learn more about the committee's and the business that they are currently working on - please reach out to any of the students below. Please note that all meetings are subject to change.





Kaitlyn Rodriguez

Vice Chair


Fall Meeting Date and Time: Tuesdays 2pm-3pm, Microsoft Teams Policy Channel

The Senate Committee on Policy shall:

  • Review all constitutional amendments, non-budgetary bills, and resolutions submitted to the committee chairperson by the office of the Senate President for the purposes of legality, efficiency, and tangibility.
  • Have the power to amend any legislation put forth to the committee.
  • Review standing legislative documents and recommend improvements when necessary.
  • Require all legislation to go through at least one reading in committee.
  • Collaborate with and assist the Office of the Attorney General on projects and initiatives.


Taeler Bell   Rocky
Taeler Bell
  Venkata Rupesh Varma Konduru
Vice Chair

Fall Meeting Date and Time: Thursdays 11am-12pm, Microsoft Teams Ethics Channel

The Senate Committee on Ethics shall:

  • Be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the office of Student Government and all associated entities.
  • Review all Executive Branch nominations put forth by the Student Body President for confirmation, with the exception of all Cabinet members, Directors, and elected officials which shall be confirmed by the Senate.
  • Review all Judicial Branch nominations put forth by the Student Body President for confirmation.
  • Investigate complaints and grievances against Student Government or any Activity and Service fee funded entity.



Alexa Matos


Vice Chair

Fall Meeting Date and Time: Wednesdays 2pm-3pm, Microsoft Teams Programming Channel

The Senate Committee on Programming shall:

  • Identify and plan programming initiatives in collaboration with members of the committee and other bodies of student government.
  • Develop a comprehensive annual events and initiatives calendar.
  • Coordinate each activity's logistical arrangements, including venue selection, scheduling, marketing, and budgeting.
  • Ensure effective event promotion and communication with the student body.
  • Evaluate the success and impact of each program and make improvement suggestions.


Rocky   Rocky
Karina Diaz
Vice Chair

Fall Meeting Date and Time: Fridays 9am-10am, Microsoft Teams Relations Channel

The Senate Committee on Relations shall:

  • Help facilitate relations between the student body and Student Government as well as their state and local governments in order to create awareness of any student issue.
  • Conduct surveys based on issues relevant to the student body.
  • Review all state, local and federal legislation that may affect the student body.
  • Be in contact with all Florida Student Association representatives and receive reports on any student related issues within the organization.
  • Propose new services and programs to advocate for student issues that may be executed by the Executive Branch.
  • Write resolutions related to imperative student issues that have been brought forth to the committee.


Chair | sg-protempore@usf.edu

Meeting Date and Time: TBD, Microsoft Teams SenEx Channel


Ameera Shahzad
Anirudh Kaysap Sesham
Ashfak Ahmed Chowdhury
Brandon Manero
Christian Chow Quan
Claudia Martin Eizaguirre
Faria Mohsen
Fariah Ansari
Grace Eaton
Hoai Thu Nhi Le
Huu Dang Pham
Jackson Jones
Joao “JP” Magalhaes
Joao Victor Guedes de Souza
Kaitlyn Rodriguez
Karina Diaz

Karthik Yechuri
Kayla Domres
Linh Khanh Tran
Manik Jindal
Ngu Quoc Truong
Phalandine Noel
Quynh Nhu Dang
Rachel Rodriques de Oliveira
Rohan Rayulu Ramayanam
Sumit Subhash Jadhav
Suryakanth Prasad Gottipatti
Taeler Bell
Truc Ho
Venkata Rupesh Varma Konduru
Vyomesh Chowdary Tatineni


Alexa Michelle Matos
Alexis Hobbs
Nathan Poinsette

Kenneth "Kenny" Bright
Giovanna “Gigi” Belisario

Alexis Santi
Caranton Swank

Melissa Jean Baptiste


For the current Senate Committees Meeting Agendas and Minutes please visit our BullsConnect account and click on LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, SENATE COMMITTEES.