UNM Los Alamos

UNM Los Alamos Student Government

UNM Los Alamos Student Government

A positive difference on campus!

We need your participation to help make our campus even better. Run for student government and share your ideas! Applications are now being accepted for 2017-2018. See Candidate Declaration below. (Deadline is 12:00 noon, Thursday, August 28.)

The UNM-LA Student Government represents the student body, plans campus events, and contributes to student educational opportunities.

What does Student Government do for You, Your Campus and Your Community?

  • Funds Food for Finals and refreshments for New Student Orientation.
  • Purchased equipment for biology, chemistry, and robotics labs.
  • Purchased computer monitors for the Academic Support Center.
  • Participates in Los Alamos High School Homecoming Parade and Los Alamos Chamber Winterfest Parade.
  • Purchased furniture and computers for student areas around campus.
  • Provides funding towards graduation, campus festivities, and student organizations such as Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Organized food drives to benefit UNM-LA students in need as well as support LA Cares food bank.
  • Hosted job fairs, and attended scholarship fundraisers.
  • Provides funding for the Library.

Student Government

2016-17 Student Government Members

Back row, left to right:  Advisor, Grace Willerton, Cody Ulibarri, Jeffery Conway
Front row, left to right:  Alisha Garcia, Kennedy Ortiz, and Ryan Van Cleave
Not pictured: Daniel Wierl, Hannah Whittaker, and Kateri Morris, Advisor

Your Role in Student Government

  • Contribute to providing a positive and welcoming experience for students during their time at UNM-LA
  • Interact with UNM-LA faculty, staff and administration and represent the needs and concerns of UNM-LA students and to act on behalf of the student body
  • Attend Student Government meetings and events, engage in prudent decision-making, and promote student achievement on campus

Benefits from Participation

  • Improve leadership skills such as conflict resolution, problem solving, and event planning
  • Enjoy meeting new friends as well as gaining important professional contacts
  • Take part in lasting and valuable contributions to campus and community
  • $100 stipend for your participation and leadership contributions

For more information about the Student Government, please contact

Grace Willerton
Student Government Advisor
UNM-Los Alamos
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos
4000 University Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Kateri Morris
Administrative Assistant to the Interim Dean of Instruction
UNM-Los Alamos
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos
4000 University Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544



Candidate Declaration

Election Code and Procedures