Policy Directors

The Cabinet of Policy Directors is overseen by the Chief of Staff. Each Director oversees a group of agencies relevant to their policy area.

Civic Engagement

Oversees the Agencies related to government and civic engagement and advises the Executive Board on related issues.

Agencies:

  • Hook the Vote Agency
  • Government Relations Agencies (City, State, Federal)

Director: Ronnie Dasgupta

Majors:Finance/Economics

Favorite Animal: Sea Turtle

Fun Fact: My mom’s second cousin is Mindy Kaling

Other Organizations I’m Involved in: Admissions Ambassador, Share Athletics                                                                                 

Advocacy

Oversees the Agencies that serve to advocate for different diverse communities on campus and advise the Executive Board on related issues.

Agencies:

  • Queer Students Alliance Agency
  • Disabilities and Inclusion Agency
  • Women’s Resource Agency
  • Diversity and Inclusion Agency
  • Non-Traditional Students Agency
  • Out of State Students Agency
  • Transfer Students Agency

Director: Jasleen Shokar

Majors: Journalism/Plan II

Favorite Animal: Cheetah

Fun Fact: I’m welcome on both sides of the pond. I’m a dual citizen; born in the US, but my parents are British.

Other Organizations I’m Involved In: The Daily Texan

Leadership & Service

Oversees the Agencies related to fostering leadership and service among the University community and advises the Executive Board on relevant issues.

Agencies:

  • Longhorn Legislative Aides (LLA)
  • Freshmen Leadership Organization (FLO)
  • Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency (LEA)

Director: Blake Burley

Major: Government/Philosophy/LAH

Favorite Animal: Definitely something rare like a condor or a wombat.

Fun Fact: I genuinely hate chocolate.

Other Organizations I’m Involved In: Brothers Under Christ (BYX), Campus Men’s Initiative

                                                                              

Health & Wellness

Oversees the Agencies related to safety and spreading awareness about wellness, and advise the Executive Board on relevant issues.

Agencies:

  • Longhorn Run Agency
  • Campus Safety Agency
  • S.U.R.E Walk Agency
  • Longhorn EMS Agency

Director: Caroline Starling

Major: Biology

Fun Fact: I love musicals – my favorite thing to do is drive in the car with friends and blast the Wicked soundtrack.

Other Organizations I’m Involved In: Delta Gamma, Health Careers Mentorship Program, Health Science Scholars