COESAC: College of Engineering Student Advisory Council

The College of Engineering Student Advisory Council provides a student perspective on policy, planning, student programming, and budgeting matters for the College of Engineering. The Council meets with the College of Engineering leadership twice a quarter throughout the academic year. The Chair of COESAC works closely with the Director of Advising & Student Engagement to plan discussion topics for the meetings.

In 2018–2019, key agenda topics included:

  • College of Engineering budget
  • Direct to college programming
  • Student access to clubs and competition groups
  • Administrative processes

COESAC group portrait

19–20 Student Advisory Council membership and structure


Major/position Name Year
Aeronautics & Astronautics Noah Curry
Bioengineering Arman Naderi
Chemical Engineering Emily Rhodes
Civil Engineering: At-Large Representative Simon Chann
Civil Engineering Taylor Bellefeuille
Computer Engineering Jared Ramirez
Electrical Engineering: At-Large Representative Christopher Alexander
Electrical Engineering Takunda Masike
Human Centered Design & Engineering McKenna Trogdon
Industrial Engineering Nicole Ayn Sanchez
Mechanical Engineering Andreas Passas
Materials Science & Engineering: At-Large Representative Benneth Salanga
Materials Science & Engineering Renjie Song

How seats are apportioned

  • 11 undergraduate students (one from each of the 11 engineering departments)
  • Up to 3 additional at large members from the undergraduate engineering community

Council positions

  • Chair (will be selected from within the Council membership)
  • ASUW Liaison (will be appointed by ASUW Director of University Affairs)


The ideal membership of the committee represents students from all backgrounds. Council members represent the College of Engineering and bring viewpoints and perspectives that represent the voices of women; underrepresented minorities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, low-income, transfer, residential, and non-residential students; Registered Student Organization (RSO) members, and other groups.

Meeting Schedule for 19–20

All meetings will take place in Loew Hall, room 355 from 3:30–5pm.

  • October 11
  • November 15
  • January 24
  • February 28
  • April 17
  • May 15