Meet the Senate Your 2016-2017 Senators

Nick Loudon

President of ASGCU Senate, Executive Vice President

Nick is a Senior majoring in Entrepreneurial Studies from San Diego, Ca. His dream is to work somewhere in the music industry. Whether it would be at a record label or recording studio. Nick sees the music industry as one that is very broken and offers so much opportunity for Christ-centered restoration. As this year senate’s president his goal is to serve and represent students with the help of the Senate and Club advocates. Most of Nick’s free time is spend playing guitar and writing music.

Contact: Nick.Loudon@gcu.edu

Colson Franse

Senator-At-Large, Senate Vice Chair

Colson is a sophomore majoring in Entrepreneurial Studies from Albuquerque, NM.  As a senator this year he hopes to improve campus life by promoting safety and implementing campus changes that represent the opinions and desires of the student body. In life, Colson aspires to one day run for political office in the United States. Besides his passionate for GCU and politics, Colson enjoys spending time with friends playing board games such as Setters of Catan and Monopoly.

Contact: Colson.Franse@gcu.edu

Clarissa Galaviz Lizarraga

Senator-At-Large

Clarissa is a Senior, Communications & Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production student, from Sinaloa, Mexico. As a senator she hopes to address students concerns and establishing short-term goals to tackle them. Clarissa is in a constant pursuit for happiness, as she strongly believes that one should always be content with what one is doing. This mindset has made her passionate about the little things in life such as the outdoor and a good cup of tea.

Contact: Clarissa.GalavizLiza@gcu.edu

Joshua McGuire

Senator-At-Large

Josh is a junior majoring in Finance & Economics, from Las Vegas, Nevada. He aspires to become an entrepreneur, and invest large portions of his earnings to found a non-profit that support fundraising and development among evangelism and Christian missions outreach worldwide. Josh hopes to represent the students in areas such as: Clubs and Organizations, Campus Housing and Food, and Engagement in Local Policy. Despise his busy schedule Josh finds time to enjoy dystopian novels and apologetics stories.

Contact: Joshua.McGuire@gcu.edu

Blake Novak

Senator-At-Large

Blake is a Junior studying Biology with Emphasis in Pre-medicine. He is a California native from Lakewood. Blake’s ultimate career goal is to obtain his doctorate in dentistry. He wishes to end the negative stigma of dentists by providing his patients with a welcoming and safe environment. As a senator he aspires to meet the needs and wants of GCU’s students. Some of his areas of focus include: dining, accessibility, and recreation space.  He is also a dedicated football fan and has no problem re-watching Saints and LSU.

Contact: Blake.Novak@gcu.edu

Catherine Toews

Senator-At-Large

Catherine is a Sophomore, Pre-physical Therapy major, from Hesperia, CA. She has a deep passion for people and this has motivated her to become a physical therapist and hopes to someday own her own practice. Catherine main goal for this year include meeting and talking to as many people as she can about current issues on campus. But above all she enjoys every experience life has to offer her; such as swimming. For her every day is an adventure, because life should be exciting.

Contact: Catherine.Toews@gcu.edu

Emily Treguboff

Senator-At-Large

Emily is a sophomore majoring in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies, from Peoria, AZ.  Post-graduation she is planning on attending law school either for corporate or criminal law. She hopes to potentially go into politics later on in life. Emily wishes that as a senator she can help bettering the student body lifestyle, including areas such as:  transportation, food, learning environments, and more. She is most passionate about people, politics, dogs, and theater.

Contact: Emily.Treguboff@gcu.edu

Sean Thomason

Senator-At-Large

Sean is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology student on his sophomore year, from Phoenix, AZ. His dream is to have his own research lab breaking ground in the neurological sphere of understanding. For this year Sean aspires to establish a lasting connection between GCU and the City of Phoenix culminating in the creation of a bridge linking the western portion of the Agave Apartments with Little Canyon Trail. He is an ambitious individual with passions for music, learning, exercising and his friends.

Contact: Sean.Thomason@gcu.edu

Camillia Bonasera-Vrh

Senate Outreach Coordinator 

Camillia is a Sophomore studying Business Administration, from Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Her ultimate life goal is to be happy with the live she lives and be able to learn something new every day. Camillia aspires to be someone that others look up to and a friend to everyone. As this year senate’s secretary, she is excited to work with the senators and learn about the many initiatives they are creating. She is passionate about her coffee and vegetarian style food.

Contact: Camillia.Bonasera-Vrh@gcu.edu