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Hometown News: 2012-13 Student Senators

The Bemidji State University Student Association Student Senate is the official voice of students at the university. Student Senate represents the student alliance including all levels of administration, faculty and staff.

Student Senate promotes the student role at Bemidji State University and to work with the University administration in the development of campus policies that affect all students.

Student Senate includes four main committees including Student Affairs, University Affairs, the Minnesota State University Association and the Student Activity Fund Allocation Committee. These committees focus on issues directly affecting students and student organizations and on other issues on and around campus. These committees provide intellectual, social, cultural and economic development to all students.

Involvement in the Student Senate offers students an opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain experience interacting with administrators as well as state and federal lawmakers.

Members of Bemidji State’s 2012-13 Student Senate are listed below by hometown.

Aitkin |56431| Kori Flowers, junior, elementary education
Baxter |56425| Kirsten Goldstein, senior, international studies
Bemidji |56601| Nick Nelson, junior, political science
Corcoran |55340| Jake Mechtel, sophomore, clinical laboratory science
Fosston |56542| Alyssa Nesvold, freshman, pre-law
Hawley |56549| Birtta Berg, sophomore, social studies education
Hugo |55038| Kendra Kennebeck, freshman, English
Hutchinson |55350| Michelle Poirot, sophomore, biology
Iron |55751| Jacob Svare, junior, business administration
Kiester |56051| Jenna Long, sophomore, business administration
Little Falls |56345| Brittney Trettel, junior, mathematics
Longville |56655| Dillion Loren, junior, accounting
Maple Grove |55369| Ann Robertson, junior, nursing
Park Rapids |56470| Dylan Sievers, senior, environmental studies
Park Rapids |56470| Melodie Englund, freshman, political science
Ramsey |55303| Jake Mechtel, junior, accounting
Ramsey |55303| Amanda Vincent, senior, mathematics
Royalton |56373| Brooke Duevel, junior, Spanish
Royalton |56373| Lisa Justin, sophomore, elementary education
Sandstone |55072| Bradley Klingsheim, sophomore, aquatic biology
Sauk Rapids |56379| Kari Cooper, junior, liberal studies
Sauk Rapids |56379| Cara Mielke, junior, psychology
Sauk Rapids |56379| Aaron Clafton, sophomore, marketing communication

Bartlett |38135| Philip Pasch, sophomore, English

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.