Student Government

Student Government
The Yale Divinity School Student Government (YDSG) acts as a liaison between Yale Divinity School Students and the Yale Divinity School Administration. Responsibilities include convening a monthly meeting of all Student Group Leaders and elected representatives to the YDSG, working with the Dean on issues that impact the YDS Community and publicly addressing issues of concern or interest as they arise through community conversations.

You can email the YDSG executive leadership team via

Elected YDSG Leadership 2021-2022:

YDSG Executive Leadership:
President: Tamara Fore-Ravelo, MDiv ‘23

Vice-President: Mark Dingler, MDiv ‘23
YDSG Secretary: Spencer Law MDiv ‘23
YDSG Treasurer: Elected in Fall 2022.

MDiv Representatives:
1st Year M.Div. Reps (2 slots): Elected in Fall 2022.
2nd Year M.Div. Reps (2 slots): Elected in Fall 2022.
3rd Year M.Div. Reps (2 slots): Nedelka Prescod, MDiv ‘23, Meredith Barges, MDiv ‘23

MAR Representatives:
1st Year M.A.R. Reps (2 slots): Elected in Fall 2022.
2nd Year M.A.R. Reps (2 slots): Elected in Fall 2022.
3nd Year M.A.R. Reps (2 slots): Elected in Fall 2022.

Graduate & Professional Student Senate Representatives: 
1st Year GPSS Senator: Elected in Fall 2022.
2nd Year GPSS Senator: Jamal Davis Neal Jr., MSW ‘22 / MDiv ‘23
3rd Year GPSS Senator: Ryan Lindsay Arrendell, MDiv ‘23

YDS Partners on the Quad Representatives:
Andover Newton Seminary Reps (2 slots): Lydia Hoffman MDiv ‘23, Edwin Pérez, MDiv ‘24
Berkeley Divinity School Reps (2 slots): Max Sklar, MDiv ‘23, 1 spot Fall 2022 Elections
ISM Reps: Elected in Fall 2022.
STM Rep: Elected in Fall 2022.

Faculty Standing Committee Reps Appointed by YDSG: Fall 2021
CLC Reps (3 students): 
Community Life Committee (3 students): 
Curriculum Committee Rep (3 students): 
Ministerial Committee Rep (3 students): 
Professional Studies Committee Rep (3 students): 
Spiritual Formation Committee Rep (3 students): 
Student Representative to the Faculty Rep (1 student): 
Student Representative to the Walls Committee Rep (2 students): 



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