ASWC Committees

There are six standing committees that help conduct the regular business of ASWC. Committees are chaired by a member of the executive cabinet. Any ASWC member/Whittier College student can serve on a committee.

Administrative Committee - TBD

Reviews the ASWC Constitution and by-laws and any proposed legislation, other than funding requests.
Chair: Amer Rashid, Vice President

Advocacy Committee - TBD

Helps students in the judicial process with the College.
Chair: Robert L. Duarte Jr., President

Budget Committee - Every Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the Senate Office

Reviews all funding requests and ensures the Funding Code is adhered to.
Chair: César Zamora, Treasurer

Campus Relations Committee - Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 4:30 in the Senate Office

Promotes the great work of the ASWC.
Chair: Leah Boynton, Campus Relations Director

Elections Committee -  Every Monday at 5:30 in the Senate Office

There are two major elections for officers each year, one to elect the First-Year Class Council and another election for the Executive Cabinet, Residential Hall Representative, Commuter Representative, and 4 Student Body Representatives.
Chair: Tana Duong, Secretary

Program Board - Every Tuesday at 5pm in the LEAP Conference Room

Hosts events for the student body, such as Welcome Week, Homecoming Spirit Week, Dub Sync Lip Sync Competition, SpringFest Carnival, Luminarias (Lumies) Semi-formal Dance, and movies / premieres.
Chair: Cody Allman, Program Board Director

There are also Ad hoc Committees designated by the ASWC President as deemed necessary for that semester or academic year. Any ASWC member/Whittier College student can serve on a committee. The following are the current Ad hoc Committees.

Culinary Committee - Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Senate Office 
Chair: Senator Clendening 

Student Feedback Committee - Every Monday at 5pm in the Senate Office 
​Chair: Senator Marquez

Environmental Committee - Every Tuesday at 5 in the Senate Office 
Chair: Senator Martin

Academic Affairs Committee - TBD
Chair: Vice President Rashid