The UNM-Gallup Student Senate 2012-13, front row, from left: Samir Wahid-Faculty Advisor, Elroy Natachu Jr.-President, Matthew Herrera-Vice-President; back row, from left: Nancy Curley-Secretary, Ardell Watchman-Senator, Christian Sanchez-Senator, Kevin Mahkee-Treasurer.
The Student Senate is an elected body which represents the interests and concerns of all students on campus and is the official link between the student body and the university administration and faculty. All students who are officially registered for classes at UNM Gallup are entitled to bring issues before the Senate, and, along with the public and other members of the University community, are welcome to attend all meetings of the Student Senate. The Student Senate performs a variety of tasks on Campus which affect the life of the general student body. A general summary of their duties includes:
To obtain Student Senate recognition and funding for a student group, contact the Student Senate Office, Gurley Hall, RM 1223, 505.863.7553 and complete an application-for-charter form. Likewise students interested in involvement in their student government are encouraged to seek office in the Senate by completing a Declaration of Candidacy at the Student Senate Office.