Student Activities: Associated Students of the University of Portland (ASUP)
The Executive Board officers are elected in the spring semester for the next school year. As a group, the Executive Board serves as the leadership team for the student body.
2016-2017 ASUP Executive Board Members are as follows:
Brandon Rivera, President
Tsikata Apenyo, Vice President
Stephanie Tucker, Director of Communications
Angela Hudson, Director of Finance
Jacque Nelson, CPB director
ASUP Student Senate
John Akers, Speaker of the Senate
Students representing various student constituencies comprise the Student Senate, which is a legislative body of ASUP. Senators representing the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes, and the schools/CAS, are elected in the spring. When openings occur due to resignations or for other reasons between elections, students representative of the open seat may petition to fill it until the next election for that seat. The Senate votes on the allocation of the student government fee to fund recognized clubs, student government projects and other UP activities that benefit students.
Christian Chase, Director
The ADvantage services include designing and producing high quality electronic and hard copy posters, flyers, and table tents to publicize campus event, and fees are low. Advantage is coordinated by a student director, with a small and dedicated retinue of student staff, who reports to the ASUP secretary. You may fill out an
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Marissa Renda, Director
This service provides limited transportation to and from the airport as well as the train and bus stations for Fall break (October), Thanksgiving Break (November), semester break in the winter (December), Spring Break (March), and Easter (April). Students may sign-up for Pilot Express in the Office of Student Activities in St. Mary's Student Center. Sign-ups begins approximately two weeks before the school holiday. The Pilot Express is coordinated by a student director who supervises the student drivers and who reports to the ASUP president. Because this is a student-operated service, the shuttle does not operate at the beginning or end of the academic year. Details about the Pilot Express may be found on the Pilot Express webpage.
Delaney Christian, director
Frequently, ASUP provides a free “latte break” on Wednesday and Friday evenings in St. Mary’s Lounge, sometimes accompanied by an informal activity or informal entertainment. Espresso UP is coordinated by a student director who reports to the Office of Student Activities and the ASUP president. This individual also supervises a student staff of baristas.
Pilots Audio & Lighting (PAL)Markus Perry, director