Who We Are: The senate is composed of the ASEOU president and 8 senators. The senate are all elected by popular vote. We also have the judicial board which is composed of 3 justices who are elected by the senate. In addition to the senate and judicial board we have 4 directors who are recognized officers. We have directors for political affairs, financial affairs, campus affairs, and diversity & equity.
Meet the members of ASEOU
President: Evan Bryan
Evan is a junior majoring in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics and Public Administration.Prior to being elected, President, he served as Vice President for Political Affairs. Throughout last year he lobbied in Salem on behalf of ASEOU and made sure that students were well represented in the state capitol. One of his goals for ASEOU is to encourage all EOU students to get involved on campus and participate in the EOU community. In his spare time he enjoys playing trumpet in the EOU Community Symphonic Band, hiking, and fishing.
Evan serves on the following committees and boards:
OSA Board of Directors
Student Fee Committee, Vice Chair
EOU President's Cabinet
Search Committee for Dean of SSE
Budget & Planning
OSA Distance Meeting Work Group, Chair
ASEOU Integrative Learning Work Group
Director for Political Affairs: Gabe Tzeo
"I sing everywhere I go. I love it and I love doing it. I am passionate on making changes and helping people. I am involved with the K House and leading Cornerstone Christian Community. My hobbies are volleyball, badminton, hanging out with awesome people. In the future I want to become a Clinical Forensics Psychologist.I serve on the Education Policy and Curriculum Committee and the Grievance Committee."
"Keep making movements to your destiny." -Anonymous
Director for Financial Affairs: Mary Asker
Mary is a senior at EOU majoring in Business Administration: Accounting Concentration and is minoring in Economics. Last year, she served on ASEOU as a senator and an intern for the previous Vice President for Financial Affairs. Mary is also an ambassador on campus and a member of several different clubs. When she graduates, she wants to pursue her Masters of Science in Forensic Accounting, earn her CPA, FCPA, and CFE certifications, and become a forensic accountant. In her spare time, she enjoys sleeping, watching movies, and spending time with loved ones.
Mary serves on the following committees and boards:
Student Fee Committee
Student Building Fee Committee
Vending Fee Committee
Budget and Planning Committee
Hoke Advisory Committee
Ad-Hoc Shared Governance Committee
Hoke Steering Committee
Financial Aid Committee
Director for Campus Affairs: Danny Hawley
Director for Diversity and Equity: Nyssa Rodriguez
Nyssa is in her second year at Eastern majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She plans to earn her CPA. She is from Parma, Idaho. She is involved with the Ambassadors, president of Latino Impact, a member of the Student Council of Multicultural Affairs, and a mentor in the Diversity Excellence Mentor Program. In her spare time she likes to enjoy reading her favorite books, spending time with friends and family, and watching movies. Nyssa currently serves on the Diversity Committee.
Kasse Freeman is junior majoring in Biochemistry. She is applying for veterinary school in the summer hopefully to be admitted in the fall of 2015. Kasse is involved with many things on campus including being the senate chair for ASEOU, serving as the co-coordinator for the Ambassador organization, actively participating in the chemistry club and playing intramurals. She currently sits on Hoke Advisory Board and Senate Allocations committees. When Kasse isn't dedicating her time to extracurricular activities or homework, she enjoys spending time with her family and her cat, Jewels. Originally from Sutherlin, Oregon she also likes to ride four-wheelers at the coast, listen to the rain, hang out with friends and watch disney movies.
I’m a junior, double majoring in Biochemistry and Psychology, and I plan to attend medical school after graduation to pursue a career as a Pediatrician. I am also currently the Vice-President of the Pre-Professional Health Club, previously the Public Relations Officer, and an active member of the Chemistry Club. I also serve on three committees this year; The Student Fee Committee, the Student Affairs Committee, and the Academic Standards Committee. In addition, I also work in the Chemical Stockroom on campus. During my free time, I like to read, watch movies, get outdoors, watch football, and spend time with my friends, family, and puppy. I’m also training for my first marathon next summer.
Matt Chatham is a junior transfer student studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) with minors in economics and statistical mathematics. He plans on attending graduate school and hopes to have a career in policy research in order to make governmental and other policies more data-driven. When not doing classwork or participating in extracurriculars, he likes reading and writing, watching movies, and hiking, as well as spending time with friends.
My name is McKenzie Garlock. I am from Clatskanie, Oregon. I am currently in my second year at Eastern and I am a math major with the intent of becoming a high school math teacher and, hopefully, a soccer coach. I am an adjudicator for ASEOU, and an intern for the Director of Campus Affairs. I am an Ambassador, a member of the math club, and I sit on the Student Leadership Confab committee.
Dillon is in his 4th year of college, 2nd year at Eastern. Dillon is from Nyssa, Oregon and went to Treasure Valley Community College for an Associate of Arts, Oregon Transfer degree. This is Dillon's first year serving with ASEOU. He is currently majoring in Media Arts and Communication with the Digital Design emphasis and a minor in Art on top of that.
Patricia is a sophomore at Eastern and is majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Trisha is from Prosser, WA and has been involved with the EOU Cheer and Dance team in 2012-2013 and is currently serving as a Resident Assistant and the chair of the Hoke Advisory Board. This is Trisha’s second year serving with ASEOU. Her favorite food is a 3-way tie between spaghetti, ketchup and ice cream, but not all at the same time.
Xavier Romano, Dean of Student Success and Engagement
Le Alexander, Interim Director of Student Involvement
Le is a 2006 and 2008 graduate of Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Theatre and a Master of Science in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration. Serving as an ASEOU advisor since 2010, he is passionate about student politics, social change, leadership development, and higher education administration.
Le is the Interim Director for Student Involvement and has worked at Eastern Oregon University for 5 years. He oversees the Center for Student Involvement and Hoke Union Building and works as a resource for students, faculty, and staff across campus. Among other activities on campus, he facilities first-year humanities course, advises the Eastern Student Entertainment programming board, assist clubs and organization activities and programs, as well as provide leadership development opportunities to students.
Le loves working with students and thrives from the power of emotional intelligence leadership. He believes in getting to know the students at EOU and discussing our shared experiences in order to encourage conversation toward student success and address the needs of all students.