Student Government

Manhattan College's Student Government plays a vital role in shaping student life on campus.

The Student Government consists of the executive committee, student assembly and student court. Every representative serves his/her respective school or class. Being involved in Student Government gives you a chance to meet a variety of people, gain leadership training and grow as a student, leader and person. It also allows you to become friendly with administrators and faculty. There are both elected and appointed positions, with varying levels of commitment and responsibility to suit your schedule.

  • Executive Committee

    The executive committee consists of the student body president, executive vice president, vice president for social life, vice president for residential affairs, vice president for commuter affairs, vice president for finance, vice president for communication, vice president for club administration, vice president for academic affairs, chair of Lasallian action committee, and chair of campus improvements committee. They are the everyday officers of Student Government, carrying out the will of the assembly. They are also full voting members (with the exception of the president) of the assembly.

    2021-22 Executive Committee

    Position Student
    Student Body President Kevin Rojas
    Executive Vice President Liola Moody
    Vice President for Social Life Margaret Taylor
    Vice President for Residential Affairs Zachary Olivan
    Vice President for Commuter Affairs Helena Lippolis
    Vice President for Finance Walter Kreher
    Vice President for Communication Jana Clark
    Vice President for Academic Affairs Jennifer Conte
    Vice President for Club Administration Grace Taggart
  • The Assembly

    The assembly is the law-making body of Student Government. They draft and pass legislation, set and allocate the student activities fee, approve and oversee clubs and organizations, and may deliberate on all matters pertaining to students.

    Additionally, without being elected to office, anyone can join these three committees: the social life commission, the resident student association and the commuter student association.

    2021-22 Assembly

    Position Students
    Senior Class Vice Presidents Anthony Roselli, Ryan Shea
    Junior Class Vice Presidents Steven Travaglini, Calissa McNeely
    Sophomore Class Vice Presidents Lauren Raziano, Eleftherios Psarianos
    Freshman Class Vice Presidents Nicolette Caneda, Jazi Riley 
    School of Education & Health Vice Presidents

    Marissa Forte, Katherine Martone

    School of Engineering Vice Presidents

    Samantha Miraglia, Emma Pizzullo

    School of Liberal Arts Class Vice Presidents

    Isabel Frazza, Reese Hollister

    School of Business Vice President

    Joseph DeMauro

    School of Science Vice Presidents

    Marisol Gindhart, Lara Celik

  • Class Vice Presidents

    Class vice presidents represent the needs of their class and plan social events such as the Spring Fling (spring dinner-dance cruise around Manhattan), the Jasper Jingle (winter dance at a country club) and senior events. They also work with the social life commission in planning events throughout the year. Freshmen and dorm/commuter elections are scheduled to be held in September. Annual elections to be held in the spring.

    2021-22 Class Vice Presidents

    Position students
    Senior Class Vice Presidents Anthony Roselli, Ryan Shea
    Junior Class Vice Presidents Steven Travaglini, Calissa McNeely
    Sophomore Class Vice Presidents Lauren Raziano, Eleftherios Psarianos
    Freshman Class Vice Presidents Nicolette Caneda, Jazi Riley 
  • Student Court

    The justices are appointed by the student body president and preside over cases referred to it by the dean of students, or her designee. These consist of residence hall write-ups, parking tickets, disciplinary incidents, and complaints from students. There are six justices and one chief justice.

    2021-22 Student Court

    Position student
    Chief Justice Liola Moody
    Associate Justice Joanna Canigiani 
    Associate Justice Alixandria James
    Associate Justice Tabitha Yuqui
    Sergeant at Arms Miriam Duncan
    Sergeant at Arms Timmy Kwong
    Paige Davis
  • Social Life Commission

    Responsible for planning a large majority of all social events on and off campus, including Springfest, Manhattan Madness, Broadway shows, sporting events, concerts, adventure trips and other social activities.

    Anyone can join this commission by talking to the vice president for social life.

  • Resident Student Association

    The resident student association represents resident students in all matters that come up, most notably food complaints, residence hall problems, parking problems, meal plan disputes and other residents’ issues. They also plan social events such as family day, late-night breakfast and stress-free zones.

    Anyone interested can contact the vice president for residential affairs.

  • Commuter Student Association

    The commuter student association represents commuters in all matters which come up, most notably lounge issues, parking problems, locker issues and other commuter issues. They also plan social events such as commuter barbecues, stress-free zones and many others.

    Anyone interested can contact the vice president for commuter affairs.

  • Neighborhood Relations Committee

    2021 - 2022 Committee Member

    position student
    Chairman Matthew Schule

    All members of the Manhattan College community are welcome to join. E-mail with inquiries.

  • Board of Trustees Student Members

    Student Members

    position studnts
    Development Caroline Shea & Alyssa Velazquez
    Enrollment Management Eunice Nazar
    Student Life Ryan Kwiecinski & Sophia Sakellariou 
    Strategic Planning Anna Rosario & Donovan Reilly 
    Facilities John Balsamo & Nina Bjorkman
    Finance Gallagher Gregory & Eva Vredenburgh
    Academic Affairs Nadia Itani & Jaime Avila
  • Senate


    Speaker of the Senate

    Caroline Shea

    First Deputy Speaker 

    Dr. Gerardo Carfagno

    Second Deputy Speaker

    Dr. Tim Ward


    Parveen Rampersaud

All officers can be contacted at