Student Senate

Welcome to the Calvin Theological Seminary Student Senate web site!  We hope this gives you a window into student life.  Our purpose, as your student representatives, is to be a voice of student opinion and ideas in all areas of seminary life and to promote Christian fellowship within the seminary community.

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STUDENT SENATE EXECUTIVE TEAM 2019-2020

President: Kent Sanders (email)
Vice President: Brad Bootsma (email)
Treasurer: Jake Jeong (email)
Administrator: Hang Jiang (email

STUDENT SENATORS 2019-2020

1st Year MDiv: Zengfei “Stone” Wang (email) and Joshua Schoon (email)
2nd Year MDiv: Kristy Bootsma (email)
3rd Year MDiv: Marissa Walters (email)
4thYear MDiv: Steve VanDyke (email) and Richard Britton III (email)
MA:
MTS:
ThM: Garland Mason III (email)
PhD: 

Please contact semsen@calvinseminary.edu with any questions. 


STUDENT SENATE COMMITTEES

Communications: This standing committee is tasked with keeping the CTS community up to date on what Student Senate is doing. Please contact this committee (email) with questions and suggestions for how to best communicate Senate news with you. 

Fellowship: This standing committee is tasked with planning fellowship events such as Christmas Around the World and Dies Natalis. Please contact this committee  (email) if you are interested in planning an event or helping out. 

Town Hall: This standing committee is tasked with planning and implementing our Town Hall events every Tuesday from 12:30-1:30. Please contact this committee (email) if you have ideas for speakers or topics we can talk about. 

Hospitality: This Ad-Hoc committee formed in 2014 addresses international student concerns. Please contact this committee (email) if you have feedback, are interested in planning an event, or helping out. 

Women’s Advocacy: This Ad-Hoc committee fosters and facilitates conversation and support of students of all genders at CTS. Please contact this committee (email) if you have a concern regarding gender, have an idea for an event, or are interested in helping out. 

Race: This Ad-Hoc committee formed in 2015 addresses issues of race at the seminary. This committee is currently vacant, if you see a need and are interested in heading it up, please contact the president (email) or vice president (email). 

Please contact the Executive Team if there is a concern or question that cannot be addressed by one of these committees. 


FACULTY STANDING COMMITTEES

The Student Appeals Committee – (Brad’s email)
Assessment Committee – (Stone’s email)
Library Committee- (Mason’s email)
Academic/Program- (Steve’s email)
Student Matters- (Kristy’s email)
Diversity/Inclusion – (Stone’s email)

Student Senate Publications

Important Documents

Senate Meeting Minutes