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UNK Student Government

Our students play a major role in ensuring that the Kearney experience is something you will never forget. Here, you will find extraordinary access to shaping the University and its culture through involvement in student government. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, our student government is highly involved in all aspects of University governance, and has the administration’s keen ear on a wide range of issues regarding student life, academics, and University policy.

Peruse the tabs below to learn more about UNK's student lawmakers, elected officials, and leaders, as well as how to contact them or if you have questions regarding running for Student Senate contact the Election Commissioner, Paige Kristensen at

The Cabinet & Executive Branch

Austin Partridge_Student Body President
Austin Partridge


I am a senior from Grand Island, Nebraska. I am majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance, and I am eager to begin exploring careers in the banking industry while also looking into attending law school when I graduate. At UNK, I have been honored to be a part of Mortar Board, Chancellor's Ambassadors, the Honors Program, and Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.

Email: | Phone: (308) 865-8523

Ivy Prater_Vice President
Ivy Prater


I am a senior from Elgin, Nebraska. I am majoring in Organizational and Relational Communication with a minor in Marketing and Management. After graduation, I hope to pursue a career in grassroots and advocacy. At UNK, I have been an active member of Mortar Board, Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity, Order of Omega, Lambda Pi Eta, and a UNK Student Diplomat.

Email: | Phone: (308) 865-8523


Jacob Stallbaumer, Chief of Staff
McKenzie Cuba, Assistant Chief of Staff
Logan Krejdl, Secretary of the Treasury
Carlie Prososki, Secretary of Student Organizations & Affairs
McClain Narber, Secretary of Community Relations

Legislative Branch


Stephanie Paulsen, Speaker of the Senate
Miranda Moore
, Secretary of the Senate

College of Business and Technology

Ryan Brungardt
Andrew Burival
Asic Helberg

College of Education

Taylor Rieper

College of Fine Arts & Humanities

Audrey Arsenian
Jase Hueser

College of Natural and Social Sciences

Gabe Crocker
Madison Parshall
Drew Thompson
Paige Whalen
Kaitlynn Zitek

University College

Taylor Janicek

Freshmen Senators

*Elections will be in October 2017*

Judicial Branch


*Chief Justice will be voted upon in August 2017*


Travis Burbach, Student Court Secretary

Treyvon Bokoskie, Student Court Justice

Samantha Chittenden, Student Court Justice

Keith Everitt, Student Court Justice

Alex Hayes, Student Court Justice

Noah Sherman, Student Court Justice

2017-2018 Committee Assignments

Committee assignments will be made during the first few meetings of the Fall 2017 session