Interim Student Body President
Interim Student Body President
Interim Student Body Vice President
Chief of Staff
Drew Ficociello is a junior in SPEA studying Law and Public Policy. Having recently returned from Washington, D.C., where she participated in the Washington Leadership Program and interned at EMILY’s List, Drew is ready to put her vision to action at IU. Drew is the former Vice President of Culture of Care, the Association of B1G Ten Students Liaison, a Civic Leaders Center alumna, and sister of Theta Phi Alpha sorority. She envisions an inclusive campus that creates avenues for more direct student input. Her vision is to make strides toward a more affordable campus experience.
Madeline Garcia is a second year student studying Law and Public Policy from Avon, Indiana. She is excited to work as the Congressional Secretary, serving as an ambassador between the two branches of IUSG. She is involved on campus with Model United Nations, Student United Way, Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity, and IIPAC outside of Student Government. She enjoys volunteering and meeting new people. Outside academic work, Madeline enjoys painting her nails intricate designs, doing do-it-yourself projects, and watching the sunset. Two issue areas she focuses on are food insecurity and diversity and respect on campus. She is elated to serve this year and looking forward to fostering a positive relationship between students and their representatives.
Co-Director of Government Relations
Abigail Svendsen is a junior from Westfield, Indiana studying Spanish and Sociology. She was a member of her dorm's student government and IUSG's Government Relations committee last school year. Now, she is excited to get to work as one of the Government Relations committee's co-directors. She believes that IU's students deserve to have their voices heard at the local, state, and federal level and is looking forward to advocating for laws that benefit the student body. When she isn't working on the Government Relations committee, she can be found cooking with her friends or re-watching her favorite movies.
Director of City Relations
Joe Bergin is a sophomore studying Law and Public Policy. Joe was born and raised in Fishers, Indiana, and currently resides in Indianapolis. Joe is a problem solver who is passionate about finding the best policy solutions for issues small or large. He believes that the most impactful change occurs when dealing with issues directly affecting those around you. It is for these reasons that Joe has dedicated the past few years towards engaging in local issues, advocating for causes he believes in, and making connections between young people and their local government. Joe is thrilled to be a part of this campaign as a Campaign Policy Director. Joe look forward to creating opportunities to bring IU to Bloomington and Bloomington to IU.
Director of Equity and Inclusion
Maiya Cook is a Sophomore majoring in Finance and Law Ethics and Decision Making. Maiya is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and schooled in its greater area. Maiya enjoys volunteering in different sectors of social issues in particular, and is an adamant advocate for youth education. Maiya is currently a Campaign Policy Director for Vision. Maiya is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee within IUSG, and works on creating more Kosher and Halal option for all students on campus. Maiya is also a member of the Finance Diversity Program, which strives to see more diversity in both the finance major and its careers. Outside of school, Maiya loves to cook and bake and watch cooking and baking shows on TV. Maiya appreciates attending inspirational workshops and career developing conferences. Maiya especially enjoys attending the many events that are offered on campus.
Director of Health and Wellbeing
Jordan Davis is a sophomore studying Marketing, International Business, and Spanish. She likes to describe herself as bubbly and a giant ball of energy! Jordan loves forming connections with people all over campus and truly believes that the power of communication is unmatched, which is why she is so passionate about raising awareness for mental health and body positivity. Jordan is a part of Phi Gamma Nu, a business fraternity, and she also was extremely honored to serve as an Orientation Leader over the summer on O-Team (which was her favorite IU experience/overall memory to date)! She wants everyone to feel like they have a home at IU and they can always find a friend in her.
Director of Academic Affairs, ABTS Liaison
Amna Ahmed is from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She is a sophomore majoring in International Studies through the Hamilton Lugar School with a Certificate in Applied Research and Inquiry. She was previously the IUSA Freshman Intern to the Student Body President and currently she serves as the Co-Chief of Student Affairs. Amna is also involved in the Hutton Honors Council Association, Muslim Students Association, and her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta. She believes in Vision because she wants to see student voice and input at every level of this institution.
Director of Student Life
Maddie Dederichs is a sophomore pursuing a major in Healthcare Management and Policy through the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Additionally, she is minoring in Finance in the Kelley School of Business. As a freshman, she participated in the IUSG Freshman Internship Program where she and a student working group recommended 12 Title IX Sexual Misconduct policies to administration. This spring break of 2019 she traveled to Cusco, Peru with this organization to assist doctors and dentists in improving the healthcare, education and development of these communities.
Director of Sustainability
Emilee Brown is a senior from Granville, Ohio. She is majoring in Environmental Sustainability Studies and minoring in Mathematics from both SPEA and the College of Arts and Sciences. Emilee was a member of her dorm's student government, conducted research as a 2020 Sustainability Scholar and now works for the Sustain IU office as the ISDP Statewide Development Intern. She is also involved with IU Dance Marathon and Hudson and Holland Scholars. Emilee is thrilled to be a part of the IUSG team and looks forward to addressing the future of sustainability at Indiana University by looking to student culture. She hopes to use the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability to create a sustainable mindset on campus. You can find Emilee hiking or kayaking at the Griffy Nature Preserve whenever she has free time.
Freshmen Internship Program Coordinator
Becca Townsend is from Carmel, Indiana, and is a junior studying Marketing through the Kelley School of Business. Becca is involved in IUSG because she believes every student's voice deserves to be heard.