Vice President

The Vice President is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Undergraduate Student Government. They, in addition to assisting the President, supervise the daily operation of the Undergraduate Student Government office. They are responsible for overseeing and hiring the student worker staff in the USG office and SOC. They work closely with Senators and Committees, and also act as the Historian for USG. The Vice President is elected by the student body at-large in the spring on a joint ticket with the President.

 

Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru is USG’s Vice President! Wawa is a junior majoring in Environmental Studies with minors in Global Studies & Urban and Community Studies. Having previously served as a residential Senator and Chairwoman for the Student Services Committee, Wawa is excited to continue to promote the collective well-being and agency of students in her new role. Outside of USG, Wawa is an intern at the Office of Environmental Policy, co-founder of UCAFE, VP of EcoAlition, Peer Research Ambassador at the Office of Undergraduate Research, and TA in the African American Cultural Center.

To contact Wawa, email her at vicepresident@usg.uconn.edu or come speak to her during her office hours on _____ from ___.