Executive Members


Cabinet Members

Geri Denger +

Student Body President

Major(s): Selling and Sales Management

Minor(s): Law and Society, Communications, Peace Studies

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: Carmel, IN

Other Purdue Involvements: Zeta Tau Alpha

Jacob Goedde +

Student Body Vice President

Major(s): General Education – Educational Studies

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: Wadesville, IN

Current PSG Projects: Student Trustee Search Committee, Campus Health and Safety Task Force

Other Purdue Involvements: College of Education Ambassador, BIOL 20500/20600 Teaching Assistant

Donnie Spencer +

Chief of Staff

Major(s): Political Science and Biology

Minor(s): German Language and Native American & Indigenous Studies

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: Brownsburg, IN

Current PSG Projects: Staffing the Board of Directors, executing NOW, finishing the website

Other Purdue Involvements: Pi Sigma Alpha, Student Legal Services, Community Standard Board, Boiler Gold Rush

Adam Hassanein +

Chief Justice

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Michael Turinetti +

Student Body Treasurer

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Daniel Romary +

Student Body Secretary

Major(s): Biomedical Engineering

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: New Haven, IN

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General Job Description: The student body secretary takes minutes at all meetings, produces official copies of minutes and legislation, is responsible for the physical assets of PSG, and co-chairs the Board of Directors by overseeing the Associate Directors. Secretary Romary is also working on projects related to mental health and dining services.

Peter Boyd +

Senior Policy Advisor

Major(s): Statistics and Math

Expected Graduation: May 2017

Hometown: St. John, IN

Current PSG Projects: This year as Senior Policy Advisor, I have been working on issues regarding course evaluations, and next semester I will also be focusing on PSG’s Teaching Excellence Award.

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Jake Jenkins +

Press Secretary

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Samuel Freedlund +

President Pro-Tempore

Major(s): Biology

Expected Graduation: May 2017

Hometown: Naperville, IL

Current PSG Projects: Working to increase the conversations and transparency between Senate and the student body

Other Purdue Involvements: Purdue Circle K, Biology Ambassadors, Independent Undergraduate Research

Elizabeth Rayes +

Internal Affairs Committee Chair

Major(s): Pre-Pharmacy

Expected Graduation: May 2021

Hometown: Frisco, TX

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Other Purdue Involvements: Higher Ground Dance Company

Colfax Putt +

Financial Affairs Committee Chair

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Kady Diallo +

University and Academic Affairs Committee Chair

Major(s): Accounting

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: Lansing, IL

Current PSG Projects: Improving efficiency of parking passes on campus, diversity among student organizations, Internal PSG Affairs

Other Purdue Involvements: Society of Minority Managers

Corcharnelia Martin +

Campus and Student Resource Affairs Committee Chair

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Executive Directors

Madison Long +

Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Major(s): Accounting

Expected Graduation: May 2017

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

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General Job Description: The directors of diversity and inclusion work to promote a more inviting and accepting culture on Purdue’s campus through collaboration, outreach and engagement.

Caleb Torgerson +

Executive Director of Engagement

Major(s): Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Expected Graduation: May 2019

Hometown: Portland, OR

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General Job Description: As the Executive Director of Engagement, I help lead the Engagement Committee to complete their responsibilities of planning events for the student body. We also aid other organizations in putting on smaller events through cosponsor ships.

Hannah Calvert +

Executive Director of Governmental Relations

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Kenny Nguyen +

Executive Director of Programming

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Eashvar Venkatraman +

Executive Director of Strategic Planning & Assessment

Major(s): Electrical Engineering

Expected Graduation: May 2018

Hometown: Dallas, TX

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General Job Description: As Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Assessment, our committee works diligently to gauge how the student body feels about various initiatives, that both the University and PSG undertake, through the use of surveys and focus groups.