The ultimate authority of the Vanderbilt Student Government is housed in the Executive Board:

  • The President, charged with the leadership of the organization
  • The Vice President, charged with the leadership of The Committees, are elected by the student body.
  • The Speaker of the Senate, charged with the leadership of the Senate, is elected by and amongst their peers in Senate
  • The Chief of Staff, charged with the leadership of The Cabinet, is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

All serve a one-year term beginning in April of every school year and serving through April of the next year.

STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT

Frances Burton

FRANCES BURTON

Year: Senior

Majors: Economics, Spanish

Minors: Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Business

Fun Fact: One of my biggest bucket list items is to visit all the National Parks. So far, I’ve visited 17/60! Also, I can jump-rope and pogo stick at the same time.

Vice president

Veer Shah

VEER SHAH

Year: Junior

Majors: Human & Organizational Development

Fun Fact: My first name means “brave.”

Speaker of the Senate

Sean Swinford

SEAN SWINFORD

Year: Senior

Majors: Economics & Political Science

Fun Fact: I’m from Montana!

Chief of staff

Julianna Hernandez

JULIANNA HERNANDEZ

Year: Senior

Majors: Economics and English (Creative Writing)

Fun Fact: I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Doe.