The University of Texas at Austin

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Executive Board

The Executive Board is comprised of an elected President and Vice President, and appointed Chief of Staff, Communications Director, Internal Financial Director, External Financial Director and Administrative Director.

President_Horacio-Villarreal 

Student Body President

Horacio Villarreal

Responsibilities: Represents students to the administration, Board of Regents, and the Texas Legislature, initiates and sustains many student-driven projects, and serves on various campus-wide committees

Major: History/Government

Favorite Movie: Shutter Island

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Whole Foods Market               

What you wanted to be when you grew up: A doctor

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “Beauty and a Beat”- Justin Bieber

Vice-President_Michael-Ugeo-Williams

Student Body Vice President

Michael Ugeo Williams

Responsibilities: Chairs the Student Services Budget Committee, initiates and sustains many student-driven projects

Major: Sociology, Youth and Community Studies

Favorite Movie: Avatar

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Ruby’s on 29th

What you wanted to be when you grew up: New York businessman

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “Friday”- Rebecca Black

Chief-of-Staff_Braydon-Jones

Chief of Staff

Braydon Jones

Responsibilities: Monitors all operations of the Executive Branch as defined by the Student Body President, oversees and assists internal staff, specifically Policy and Agency Directors

Major: English/Government

Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Franklin Barbeque

What you wanted to be when you grew up: A lawyer

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “I Want it That Way”- The Backstreet Boys

Communications-Director_Alayna-Alvarez

Communications Director

Alayna Alvarez

Responsibilities: Oversees the Communications Executive Staff, public and media relations, and all outreach initiatives for Student Government

Major: Journalism         

Favorite Movie: Garden State

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Magnolia’s

What you wanted to be when you grew up: The female version of Steve Irwin

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “Leave (Get Out)”- Jojo

Internal-Financial-Director_Mackenzie-Spaniol

Internal Financial Director

Mackenzie Spaniol

Responsibilities: Oversees appropriations and internal budget

Major: Nutrition/Pre-Med                

Favorite Movie: The Pursuit of Happiness

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Walton’s        

What you wanted to be when you grew up: A news anchor

Most embarrassing on your iPod: “Aaron’s Party”-Aaron Carter (but I’m definitely not embarrassed about it)

External-Financial-Director_Kornel-Rady

External Financial Director

Kornel Rady

Responsibilities: Oversees Student Government fundraising                                 

Major: Government/Corporate Communication/University Fellows Honor Program                    

Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Moonshine

What you wanted to be when you grew up: Weatherman

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “Witchdoctor” – Alvin and the Chipmunks

Administrative-Director_Joshua-Tang

Administrative Director

Joshua Tang

Responsibilities: Coordinate internal and external Student Government programming, and coordinate legislation between the general assembly, executive board, and administrators

Major: Government/History

Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction                         

Favorite Austin Restaurant: Hyde Park Grill

What you wanted to be when you grew up: A lawyer

Most embarrassing song on your iPod: “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion

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