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John Michael

Hey there, Toreros!John Michael

I am very excited to be joining the AS team for the first time during my senior year—I have always wanted to give back to our fine University, and I have finally gotten my chance! I will be coming into the 2015 school year as the AS Communication Chair, on the Executive Board. The Communication Board and I will be working hand-in-hand with the Torero Program Board (TPB) to try to bring you all the best experience possible at USD. We want to hear from you, and we want to be totally transparent as to what we want to achieve in the coming year!

Specifically, the Communication Board that I oversee exists to market Associated Students and student initiatives to the USD undergraduate student community. I will also strive to be a student connection between USD administrators and students so that everyone on campus knows what is going on!

Some of my goals for this year include:

  • Making the University of San Diego a place that we all can call a second home. I want everyone to feel like their voice is heard just as loudly as anyone else’s, and that their concerns are important.
  • Advancing Associated Students social media to include more of the campus community, in order to foster a more collective sense of Torero pride.
  • Increasing the presence that Associated Students has on campus. I believe that we are all members of this organization, because we all go to this great University, and all of us have a voice therein.

As mentioned earlier, I am coming into my senior year, and I am majoring in International Relations with a minor in Communication Studies. Besides Associated Students, I am an active member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

I highly recommend “liking” us on Facebook, following us on @twitter and @Instagram, and checking our blog for important Associated Students updates. I also encourage stopping by my office in SLP 312, or sending me an e-mail! I have taken on this position to help you express yourself, Toreros!

Phone: 619.260.4600 ext. 2432

AS Communications Chair Job Description

Communications Team

Erin Smith (Director of Social Media)

Susie Hirsh (Director of Public Affairs)

Dillon Gemmell (Director of Marketing)

Pete Greene (Web Director)