Below you will find the current DASB Senate Members' email addresses, Fall 2019 Office Hours, and basic information.

2019-2020 DASB Senate

President

Shelly Michael
Shelly Michael
DASB President
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Email: shelly.s.michael@gmail.com
Major: Political Science
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: A University of California (UC)
Home Town: Gilroy, CA
Hobbies: Reading and volunteer work as well as spending time with friends
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To help enrich the De Anza community by connecting the student government to student needs

Vice President

Maya Burns
Maya Burns
Vice President
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Email: mayacburns@yahoo.com
Major: Political Science
Goal at De Anza: Get an Associate's Degree and Transfer
I want to Transfer to: San Francisco State University or NYU
Home Town: San Jose, CA
Hobbies: Watching the warriors and listening to true crime podcasts
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I'm passionate about improving and enlarging the facilities we have on campus. Diversity and inclusivity are extremely important to me and I want everyone to feel a sense of belonging at De Anza College. We can bring individuals together and bolster our community as well as create a more transparent relationship between students and DASB.

Chairs

Halina Liang
Halina Liang
Chair of Finance
Office Hours:
Fridays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Email: halinaliang200@gmail.com
Major: Economics
Goal at De Anza: Get an Associate's Degree and Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley
Home Town: Cupertino, CA
Hobbies: brush pen calligraphy, digital art on iPad Pro, and bullet journaling
Why I joined the DASB Senate: My goal to give back by advocating for financial allocations that will most directly impact the students, seeking increased and diversified sources of revenue, and prioritizing funding based not on historical funding trends, but on each program’s intrinsic value, capabilities, and viability.

Paige Wallace
Paige Wallace
Chair of Student Rights and Services
Office Hours:
Mondays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Email: paigewallace777@gmail.com
Major: Political Science
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: A University of California (UC)
Home Town: San Jose, CA
Hobbies: Reading
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To make De Anza a better community for students overall

Bhuvi Natarajan
Bhuvi Natarajan
Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Email: joshibhuvi@gmail.com
Major: Journalism and Public Relations
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: San Jose State University or University of California Berkeley
Home Town: Santa Clara, CA
Hobbies: Cooking and Networking
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To connect with students from diverse cultures  across the campus and work with them to make De Anza College a much loved and trusted community

Katie Hsu
Katie Hsu
Chair of Diversity and Events
Office Hours:
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Email: kittymovie0122@gmail.com
Major: Sociology
Goal at De Anza: Transfer 
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley
Home Town: Taiwan
Hobbies: Singing and Watching Movies
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I’m always interested in public affairs and hope I can be part of the effort in helping the campus and the students

Steve HoangSteve Hoang
Chair of Environmental Sustainability
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 1:00 pm -2:00 pm
Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fridays 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Email: stevehoang69@gmail.com
Major: Biochemistry
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: somewhere on the east coast
Home Town: San Jose, CA
Hobbies: I love photography, whether that be viewing other types of photos or taking my own-I do it whenever I get the chance!
Why I joined the DASB Senate: There are countless resources, including those from DASB, available to all students yet only few know about them. I wanted to join DASB to not only help spread the word of such resources–especially if it meant helping motivate students to succeed–but also act as a liaison between DAC and students to voice student needs.

Juan Marquez
Juan Marquez
Chair of Legislative Affairs
Office Hours:
Mondays 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Email: juanmanuelmb15@gmail.com
Major: Political Science
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley or Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Home Town: Bogota D.C., Colombia
Hobbies: Writing Poetry, Drawing, and Photography
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I joined DASB Senate to be able to help express the voice and the will of the students, as well as being able to help them improve their college life and help their make De Anza a place for every student

John Nguyen
John Nguyen
Chair of Flea Market
Office Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Email: sktjohnnguyen@gmail.com
Major: Marketing
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley or UC Davis
Home Town: San Jose, CA
Hobbies: Playing video games and reselling
Why I joined the DASB Senate: One of my main goals is to help bring awareness about the struggles that students face when going to De Anza, but also find ways to make De Anza safe and enjoyable.

Senators


Ashley Aquino
Office Hours:

Email: ashleyaquino2@gmail.com
Major: Business Administration
Goal at De Anza: Get an Associate's Degree and Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley
Home Town: Daly City
Hobbies: Finding and trying foodie places, dance classes, shopping, and I really like going to concerts/ festivals
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I joined DASB to fulfill my passion in helping people and I wanted to improve the factors within De Anza.

BK Baek
BK Baek
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Email: bkc0227@gmail.com
Major: Statistics
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UCLA or Florida University
Home Town: Suncheon, South Korea
Hobbies: Watching Movies
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I want to learn how to engage with diverse groups of people


Homa Bakheit
Office Hours:

Email: homabakhiet@gmail.com
Major: Economics
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley, UCLA, or UT Austin
Home Town: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Hobbies: Reading and listening to music
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To help students have a better college experience, whether its providing services or voicing their concerns to administration.


Max Chen
Office Hours:
Thursdays 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Email: qchen4545@gmail.com
Major: Economics and Business
Goal at De Anza: Get an Associate's Degree and Transfer
I want to Transfer to: UC Berkely or University of Pennsylvania
Home Town: Shanghai, China
Hobbies: Raising dogs, Reading books, E-sports, and Anime
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I really love De Anza College since it provides great valuable education and a variety of course work. Most of the teachers here are full of passionate about education and they really care about the students. In that case, I really want to do something to pay back our college.


Casey Cosgrove
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Email: casey.f.cosgrove@gmail.com
Major: Film/TV Animation
Goal at De Anza: Get an Associates Degree and Complete an Animated Short Film
I want to Transfer to: My goal is to get an internship at an animation studio.
Home Town: Leucadia, CA
Hobbies: Drawing from life, watching Korean variety shows, helping my classmates and watching cat videos.
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To represent my awesome classmates from the Creative arts division in Senate!

Yusra Ibrahim
Yusra Ibrahim
Office Hours:
Mondays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesdays 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Email: yusra.kibrahim@gmail.com
Major: Political Science
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: Somewhere in southern California
Home Town: San Jose, CA
Hobbies: Playing instruments and shopping
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To contribute to the positive impact the DASB provides around campus as well as cultivating campus culture and forming more student groups


Amy Kim
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Email: amymk.kim@gmail.com
Major: English
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: A UC
Home Town: Busan, South Korea
Hobbies: Reading
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To help protect student rights and to look into implementing a regular professor rating system as a student resource

David Lee
David Lee
Office Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Email: gafl03250@gmail.com
Major: Statistics
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: Cornell University or UC Berkeley
Home Town: Seoul, South Korea
Hobbies: Watching YouTube
Why I joined the DASB Senate: to improve a student's life for all students at De Anza College, and I thought that being a senator could be the first step to achieve the goal

 
Grace Lim
Office Hours:
Mondays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Email: 95gracelim@gmail.com
Major: Applied Mathematics
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: Stanford or UC Berkeley
Home Town: Jakarta, Indonesia
Hobbies: I love speaking (be it constructive negotiation in Model UN or just chatting with people), reading (especially historical fiction), dancing (just ballet) and teaching/tutoring maths.
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I would like to use the DASB as a platform to reach out to more students that may need encouragement to make their voices heard. Come to the DASB room during Office Hours, or reach out through email - I'd be glad to help you out with almost anything!

 Faizan Miya
Faizan Miya
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fridays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Email: faizanmmiya@gmail.com
Major: Biology
Goal at De Anza: Transfer (and possibly get an Associate's Degree as well)
I want to Transfer to: Stanford or University of Texas, Austin or University of Washington
Home Town: born in Mumbai, India, but grew up the Bay Area
Hobbies: Sports and spending time with friends
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I joined Senate because I wanted to make a difference and help improve the school in anyway I possibly can.

Nga Nguyen
Nga Nguyen
Office Hours:
Fridays 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Email: thiennga2910@gmail.com
Major: Business
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: San Jose State University
Home Town: Vietnam
Hobbies: Cooking and Dancing
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To be more involved on campus while learning new things and gain more experiences for my major


Winnie Tse
Office Hours:

Email: winnie_tsewai@hotmail.com
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: A University of California
Home Town: Macau
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, and learning different languages
Why I joined the DASB Senate: To be involved as much as possible, as my goal is not only working to improve services and provide a remarkable college life for the students, but also help building a deeper connection between the students and the college.

Alex Wang
Alex Wang
Office Hours:
Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Email: a8657w@yahoo.com.tw
Major: Psychology
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: Probably University of Illinois, Champaign or University of Michigan, Twin Cities. I haven’t decided.
Home Town: Taipei, Taiwan
Hobbies: I like to talk to new people so that we can become friends and hangout
Why I joined the DASB Senate: In order to serve the students and gain experiences

Sonia Yu
Sonia Yu
Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Email: yusoniayu@gmail.com
Major: Communications
Goal at De Anza: Transfer
I want to Transfer to: A University of California (UC)
Home Town: Hong Kong
Hobbies: read, listen to music, and dance
Why I joined the DASB Senate: I want to help create a fruitful college life for student who studies in De Anza College

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