Shelby for Senate
Shelby Weiss is a second year studying Political Science and Public Policy. Growing up with a dad who attended Berkeley for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees, Shelby has always been a huge Cal fan with long aspirations to come up north to follow in her dad's footsteps. Outside of the classroom, Shelby is a Co-Engagement Chair on the Berkeley Hillel Student Board, a member of Delta Sigma sorority, and a Seinfeld enthusiast.
Chief of Staff to ASUC Senator Justin L. Greenwald, August 2018-Present
Co-Engagement Chair on Berkeley Hillel Student Board, December 2018-Present
Schultz Freshman Engagement Fellow at Berkeley Hillel, January 2018-December 2018
Delta Sigma Board Member, January 2018-December 2018
All titles are for identification purposes only.
ASUC Senator* Justin L. Greenwald
Michelle Safransky, President of Delta Sigma Sorority*
Alexandra Nichols, Risk Manager of Delta Sigma Sorority*
*Titles for Identifications Purposes Only
I. Supporting and Empowering the Jewish Community on Campus
Continue to demand forceful condemnation and sincere allyship from the ASUC and UCB administration in the face of anti-Semitism;
Proactively educate on the issue of anti-Semitism, including hosting more roundtables, facilitating dialogue, and inviting the Anti Defamation League, scholars, and Holocaust survivors to campus;
Provide an inclusive and representative voice for Jewish students by hosting Jewish Community Town Halls and Jewish student leader roundtables.
Increase multicultural and interfaith initiatives, in order to forge stronger connections and alliances across campus;
Collaborate with other communities to ensure that a larger cross section of students work together to fight intolerance on campus.
II. Safety and Sustainability in the Greek Community
Procure funding for disaster preparedness kits and emergency supplies for all Greek houses;
Create an executive level position in PHC to work in coordination with the existing IFC VP of Emergency Preparedness to develop chapter-level positions focused on disaster prep;
Establish a partnership between IFC, PHC and the Berkeley Disaster Team (BDT) and Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps (BMRC) to create disaster preparedness education and targeted disaster plans.
Work to allocate additional funding for grants that support the efforts of IFC and PHC toward greater sustainability goals in the Greek community;
Collaborate with Berkeley City Council to institute the proper recycling and composting bins into all fraternity houses to decrease waste and promote environmental sustainability.
III. Centralizing Student Organization Resources
LEAD Center Reform
Work with LEAD center and student orgs to update Callink website to reflect current organizations on campus and include recruitment information;
Develop a mobile system to replace flyering with a QR code system that would allow them to download digital flyers and connect to the organizations on social media.
Create way to reserve space on Sproul Plaza, similar to the existing platforms for booking rooms on campus;
Collaborate with student organizations to coordinate themed tabling days on Lower Sproul during recruitment seasons in order to make it easier for students to find the clubs they’re looking for.