SBA Board 2016-2017


Laura Lively
SBA Chairperson
llively@lawnet.uci.edu

The SBA Chair is responsible for presiding over SBA meetings, providing guidance and oversight to the Board of Directors, and serving as the primary spokesperson for the SBA to the students, faculty, and administration. As SBA Chair, my goal this year is to (1) increase SBA’s voice in all key conversations on campus (2) establish SBA as a trustworthy advocate for students and student causes; and (3) maintain high levels of transparency and accountability to the student body.




Sam Park

SBA Vice-Chairperson for External Relations
parksc1@lawnet.uci.edu

The Vice-Chair for External Relations leads SBA in attracting future students to UCI Law. This position also pursue initiatives to encourage better connections with other law schools and other departments at the UC Irvine campus. My goal as Vice-Chair is to increase UC Irvine’s presence with Orange County’s big law firms and public interest organizations. I also hope to develop more events and opportunities for networking for      our student body. My priority is to plan events well to encourage high attendance.



Allen Babajanian

SBA Vice-Chairperson for Internal Relations
ababajan@lawnet.uci.edu

This position maintains open communication among the faculty, administration, and the student body. The Vice-Chair for Internal Relations coordinates the SBA Elections process for current, new, and open SBA positions. I also recruit volunteers to aid in the hiring process of faculty and other administrative committees.



Sean Lobb
SBA Director of Communications
seanlobb@lawnet.uci.edu

The Director of Communications is SBA’s internal record keeper and external messenger, which means I am responsible for taking minutes and keeping any other records as deemed necessary by the Board. My other duties also include publishing the weekly minutes to the student body; informing the student body of SBA’s meetings; monitoring class listservs; and serving on the SBA Elections Committee.


Rachel Rice
SBA Director of Career Development
ricer@lawnet.uci.edu

The Director of Career Development serves as the liaison between the student body and the career development and pro bono offices. I am also responsible for developing workshops and career development opportunities for UCI Law students.



Sonya Jaitly

SBA Director of Finance
sjaitly@lawnet.uci.edu

My position maintains the SBA budget, informs the Board of Directors of requests for funding, advises SBA of fundraising efforts, and disburses funds once they are approved by the SBA Board. My goal for this year is to enhance transparency with how our finances are being allocated. I would also like to go beyond my role as a liaison between administration and the student body, and act as an advocate on the students’ behalf.



Vacant
SBA Director of IT


As Director of IT, the individual who fills this position maintains all electronic communication assets, which include: class email lists, the SBA website, and online calendars.


Matt Jacinto

SBA Director of Social Programming

mjjacint@lawnet.uci.edu

The Director of Social Programming executes and plans social events throughout the year, such as bar review events, friends and family socials, and the annual Barrister’s Ball.





Chance ("C.J.") Pardon

SBA Associated Graduate Students Representative

Our positions work to fully integrate the Law School with the greater UC Irvine Graduate Community. Our goal is to increase interdisciplinary interaction and to gain a better sense of what resources are available on the main campus. We would like to open up channels for the public relations of law school events on main campus and vice versa.



Meigan Thomson

SBA Associated Graduate Students Representative
meigant@lawnet.uci.edu

Our positions work to fully integrate the Law School with the greater UC Irvine Graduate Community. Our goal is to increase interdisciplinary interaction and to gain a better sense of what resources are available on the main campus. We would like to open up channels for the public relations of law school events on main campus and vice versa.



Julie Hartlé
Director of Academic Affairs
jhartle@lawnet.uci.edu

The Director of Academic Affairs (DAA) represents students as a voting member of the faculty Academic Affairs Committee. The DAA is a liaison between students and faculty regarding academic issues, communicating the proposals and concerns of each group to the other.



We serve as Representatives for the Class of 2017. Primarily, we work with out classmates to fund-raise for the class gift, provide resources to our classmates about graduation and bar requirements, and voice any class concerns to the SBA Board and UCI Law administration and faculty.


John Sirjord

3L Class Representative



Andrenna Berggren
3L Class Representative



As representatives for the Class of 2018, we have many goals for the year. Primarily, we want to continue to keep our class united even though our courses keep us busy and on campus at different times. Additionally, we plan to coordinate with the 1L and 3L representatives to create mixed class events in hopes to facilitate a more integrated and collective student body.


Joseph O'Brien
2L Class Representative
jsobrien@lawnet.uci.edu



Hannah Jeffrey
2L Class Representative

  

Calvin Bryne
2L Class Representative