Lincoln, Neb., May 20, 2003--[Student name(s) of hometown was/were] elected in a student-body election this spring to one-year terms with the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, the student government body at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
ASUN includes the 35-member Senate, whose members are elected by college, the Committee for Fees Allocation, the Student Court, the Appointment Board and other committees.
Kyle Arganbright of Valentine was elected president of ASUN, Sarah Campbell of Omaha was elected first vice president, and Olamide Alabi of Lincoln was elected second vice president.
Following is a list of students who were elected. Information includes the student's role in ASUN, year in school at the time of the election, academic major and parents.
Ainsworth: Katie Weichman, senator for the College of Business Administration, sophomore, marketing, daughter of Denton and Ann Weichman.
Alvo: Alexis Kramer, senator of the College of Architecture, junior, architecture, daughter of Sarah McCabe.
Auburn: Scott Peterson, senator for the College of Engineering and Technology, junior, mechanical engineering, son of Larry and Dianne Peterson.
Bellevue: Kristen Rigard, senator for Teachers College, junior, elementary education, daughter of Kenneth and Deborah Rigard.
Elkhorn: Joseph Gazda, student court, sophomore, history, son of Mark and Diane Gazda.
Eustis: Torrey Janus, student court, senior, advertising, daughter of Tony and Debbie Janus.
Hastings: Benjamin Keele, appointments board, freshman, political science, son of John and Wendy Keele.
Lincoln: Olamide Alabi, second vice president, sophomore, psychology and pre-medicine, daughter of Kolade and Abike Alabi; Angie Blomgren, senator for the College of Human Resources and Family Sciences, freshman, dietetics, daughter of Steve and Linda Blomgren; Sarah Dicke, senator for Teachers College, sophomore, secondary math education, daughter of Bill and Laurie Dicke; Derek Kieper, senator for Division of General Studies, sophomore, undeclared, son of Paul Kieper and Lindy Gatewood; Justin Klemsz, senator for the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, sophomore, music, son of Amy Klemsz; William Norton, senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, sophomore, mathematics, son of Will and Susan Norton; Camilo Ramirez, senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, sophomore, international studies and Spanish, son of Martin and Connie Ramirez; Erica Rosenberry, senator for the College of Community Service and Public Affairs, sophomore, criminal justice, daughter of Eugene and Crystal Rosenberry.
Madison: Seth Freudenburg, committee for fee allocation, freshman, political science and pre-law, son of Steven and ViVi Freudenburg.
Omaha: Nick Clatterbuck, senator for the College of Business Administration, sophomore, economics, son of Gary and Debi Clatterbuck; Frank Opal, senator for the College of Engineering and Technology, junior, chemical engineering, son of Robert and Maggie Opal; Kristen Otterson, senator for the College of Business Administration, sophomore, business administration and marketing, daughter of Jerry and Bev Otterson.
Oxford: Lydee Jo Brown, senator for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, sophomore, agribusiness, daughter of Leroy and Lynette Brown.
Papillion: Laura Volquartsen, senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, sophomore, political science, economics and pre-law, daughter of Henry and Sandy Volquartsen.
Spencer: Ashley Kersch, student court, junior, psychology, daughter of Rolland and Constance Kersch.
Valentine: Kyle Arganbright, president, junior, agricultural economics and agribusiness, son of Warren and Sue Arganbright.
Waco: Jeff Schlechte, senator for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, junior, agricultural journalism, son of Gene and Sandra Schlechte.
Audubon, Iowa: Burdell Hansen Jr., senator for the Division of General Studies, freshman, undeclared, son of Burdell Sr. and Roxane Hansen.
Lakewood, Colo.: Matthew Hansen, senator for Graduate Studies, graduate, English, son of Carl and Betty Hansen.
Mulvane, Kan.: Evan Deichert, senator for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, sophomore, broadcasting, son of Rory and Mary Deichert.
CONTACT: Marlene Beyke,
Marlene Beyke, Director of Development, ASUN, (402) 472-2581
Posted by Tom Simons, Office of
Phone: (402) 472-8514, Fax: (402) 472-7825