Executive Cabinet

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Chief of Staff

Alfonso Gunaratnam gunaratn.alfonso@uwlax.edu

State Affairs Director

Jack Lawlis lawlis.john@uwlax.edu

Local Affairs Director

Jake Seifert seifert.jake@uwlax.edu

Inclusivity Director

Sita Agterberg agterber.sita@uwlax.edu

Sustainability Director

Samantha Wolfe wolfe.samanth@uwlax.edu

Public Relations Director

Lucas Marinack marinack.lucas@uwlax.edu

Secretary

Brianna Tracey tracey.brianna@uwlax.edu
Alfonso Gunaratnam (he/him/his)

Alfonso Gunaratnam (he/him/his)

Chief of Staff

I am studying Political Science with a Spanish Minor and I'm planning on going to law school within the next year or two. This is my third year on Senate (I think), I am an active member of Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), Asian Student Organization (ASO), and the Latin American Student Organization (LASO). I love playing soccer and tennis.

Jack Lawlis (he/him/his)

Jack Lawlis (he/him/his)

State Affairs Director

Jack is a senior majoring in Public Administration and Political Science, and has a deep passion for fostering civic engagement, state and local government involvement, and a knowledge of government policy and affairs as a whole. He's also involved in the Campus Election Engagement Project, an organization which helps to facilitate civic engagement on campuses, so he encourages you to get out and vote! If you have ANY questions regarding Student Association, the voting process, government affairs, or anything else, don't hesitate to reach out to Jack, as he would love to help. His goal is to ensure that UW-La Crosse's Student Association is the best representation that its students could possibly ask for, and he always wants to hear from students regarding their opinions on policies and government affairs which might influence UW-La Crosse's student body. He hopes to be part of a lasting impact on our school, as well as ensure that UW-La Crosse is represented in the Wisconsin State Capitol. 

Jake Seifert (he/him/his)

Jake Seifert (he/him/his)

Local Affairs Director

Jake is a senior majoring in Public Administration and Spanish. In addition to this position, he also serves as secretary of the Segregated University Fees Allocation Committee (SUFAC). As Local Affairs Director, his priority is to provide a student voice in local matters as well as to improve communication and cooperation with the neighborhood associations and City Hall. If you have any questions or need help with local issues, feel free to reach him at seifert.jake@uwlax.edu!

Sita Agterberg (she/her/hers)

Sita Agterberg (she/her/hers)

Inclusivity Director

Sita Agterberg is a junior majoring in biology with a minor in psychology on the pre-physical therapy track. She is volunteer coordinator for Habitat for Humanity and an active member of Asian Student Organization. This is Sita’s first year on Student Association. As inclusivity director, Sita wants to enact change within campus and the community. She hopes to get students more involved with diversity on campus and to create an endowment for the Student Association Women of Color Scholarship.  

Samantha Wolfe (she/her/hers)

Samantha Wolfe (she/her/hers)

Sustainability Director

Samantha is a third year student majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Environmental Science with a minor in Spanish. She is also co-chair of the student organization Students for Sustainability on campus and has previously served as their Social Media Coordinator. Samantha enjoys long walks through the woods and chatting with friends over coffee. This is her first year being involved with the Student Association, and she is excited to bring sustainability to the minds of students here at UW-L.

Lucus Marinack (he/him/his)

Lucus Marinack (he/him/his)

Public Relations Director

I am Lucas Marinack the Public Relations Director for Student Association. I am a psychology major from the large city of Plainfield, WI. I enjoy bad puns more than I should. My main goal is to help SA reach a larger portion of the student body.

Brianna Tracey (she/her/hers)

Brianna Tracey (she/her/hers)

Secretary

I am a fourth-year student double majoring in Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. I am also the secretary of the UWL College Democrats. I am originally from Tomahawk, Wisconsin and have lived in La Crosse since my first year at UWL