ASUSF Senate Executive Board

Meet the 2023–24 ASUSF Senate Executive Board

There are five executive officers that make up the executive board of ASUSF Senate. We are here to serve you!

Headshot of Nadine Tabucao

ASUSF President

Nadine Tabucao (she/her)
Major: Economics 
Minor: Computer Science 
Hometown: San Bruno, CA
Email: sntabucao@dons.usfca.edu
Class of 2025

Officer Bio:
Nadine joined ASUSF Senate to uplift and connect the USF community and has served as the VP of Finance during the 2022-23 school year. Outside of Senate, she is involved in Kasamahan, USF’s Fil-Am student organization. For fun, she enjoys video editing, playing volleyball, and discovering new restaurants within the city. As she pursues her education in economics, she wishes to analyze how economies and finance influence our communities, in hopes of securing a career that enables her to push for equitable change among those that are underrepresented.

Office Hours in PT:
Monday: 1-4:30 pm
Tuesday: 12-2 pm
Wednesday: 1-5 pm
Thursday: 10 am-2 pm
Friday: 1-3 pm

Headshot of Kiannah-Nicole Karani

ASUSF Vice President of Internal Affairs

Kiannah-Nicole Karani (she/her)
Major: Environmental Science 
Minor: Architecture 
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya 
Email: kckarani@dons.usfca.edu 
Class of 2026

Officer Bio: 
Kiannah-Nicole considers herself a thrill seeker and is always willing to try something new at least once. She enjoys reading, hiking, and trying new recipes. Kiannah-Nicole intends to strengthen the bonds within the ASUSF senate to motivate the desire to improve USF via all means possible. One of Kiannah-Nicole’s goals is to contribute to building a stronger campus community where everyone can speak up, feel safe, and be seen. She hopes to accomplish this through the Senate and looks forward to working with everyone!

Office Hours in PT:
 

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ASUSF Vice President of Finance

Leonardo Yniguez (he/him)
Major: Finance 
Minor: Computer Science 
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Email: lkyniguez@dons.usfca.edu
Class of 2024

Officer Bio:
I am committed to maximizing the returns on the money that each undergraduate student spends on enrollment. My committee will adhere to the best interest of those who pay the Student Activity Fee. Regardless of whether they are involved in student orgs and events, every decision has to benefit campus life. I want to allocate resources to those who need it and will experience value from it. Our Finance Committee is motivated by the students that empower it, to give that power back.

Office Hours in PT:
 

ASUSF Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Ren Collins (they/them, she/her)

Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Writing
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Email:  rdcollins3@dons.usfca.edu

Class of 2025

Officer Bio:

Ren is so happy to be in Senate as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications! Their favorite thing about senate is definitely the people, senate is filled with people who wanna make a difference and They love that! Speaking of things Ren loves! They are a huge fan of both poetry, collaging, AND They do have a passion for graphic design! Feel free to stop by Their office hours because They love a chat!

Office Hours in PT:

Tuesdays: 10-11 am

Thursdays: 3-4:30 pm

Fridays: 9:30 -12 pm, 2:30-5 pm


 

ASUSF Vice President of Advocacy

Aderet Parrino (they/them)
Major: Critical Diversity Studies
Minor: Spanish Studies
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
Email: amparrino@dons.usfca.edu
Class of 2026

Officer Bio:

I am eager to continue listening to and advocating for the queer community at USF about our unique needs, joys, and struggles. I will do what it takes to represent us, from resolving the inconsistencies in Gender Inclusive Housing to ensuring that trans and nonbinary students’ names and pronouns are respected in the classroom. I aim to create a rich and welcoming environment for folks to come to talk to me during my Office Hours about any issues and areas of improvement in terms of queer life (or any other stuff!) and how we can work together to resolve them and make the atmosphere as equitable and inclusive as possible. I want to use my place in the Senate to create meaningful and comprehensive changes that the students want to see. So, let’s build, folks.

Office Hours in PT:

Wednesdays: 3:30-5 pm

Fridays: 3:30-5 pm

Elysia Teruya, Student Government Assistant Headshot

Student Government Assistant

Elysia Teruya (she/her)
Major: Biology
Hometown: Manoa, HI & South Lake Tahoe, NV
Email: erteruya@dons.usfca.edu
Class of 2025

Officer Bio:

ET was born and raised in Manoa, Hawai'i, and is currently a third-year Biology student. At USF, ET is involved in GoTeam, Delta Zeta, and is a peer mentor for the USF Mentor Collective program. Outside of school, ET enjoys going on runs, surfing, and pottery.

Office Hours in PT:

Mondays: 12-1 pm, 2-3 pm 

Tuesdays: 9-12:30 pm 

Wednesdays: 12-5 pm

Thursdays: 9-12:30 pm 

Fridays: 11:50-1:20 pm  

Headshot of Sofia Sarwat Casanova

Student Government Finance Assistant

Sofia Sarwat Casanova (she/her)
Major: Finance & Business Analytics
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Email: ssarwatcasanova@dons.usfca.edu
Class of 2024

Officer Bio: 

Sofia Sarwat is a third-year Finance and Business Analytics student. Sofia was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, where she did her first year of college. She has been involved as a secretary for the Women in Business Club and as the Treasurer for the Business Analytics Club. Outside of school, Sofia loves to travel the world with her family and friends and enjoys cooking and painting.

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