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.

Elected YDSG Leadership 2020-2021:

President: Essence Ellis, MDiv ‘21
Vice-President: Michael Gordon, MDiv ‘22
YDSG Secretary: Mary Inge, MDiv ‘22
YDSG Treasurer: Yuchen Tan, MAR ‘22

1st Year MDiv Reps (2 slots): Crichelle Brice MDiv ‘23, Jamal David Neal, Jr. MDiv ‘23
2nd Year M.Div. Reps (2 slots): Daryl Denelle MDiv ‘23, Cameron Kritikos MDiv ’23, MEM ‘23
3rd Year M.Div. Reps (2 slots): Grace Woodward MDiv ‘21, Charlie Heeley MDiv ‘21
1st Year MAR Reps (2 slots): Fiona Chen MAR ‘22, Yolanda Castro-Arcé MAR ‘22
2nd Year M.A.R. Reps (2 slots): Christy Charnel MAR ‘21, Moriah Reichert MAR ‘21
3rd Year M.A.R. Reps (2 slots): Daniel Kim MAR ‘21, Laura Snell MAR ‘21
1st Year GPSS Senator: Averyn Payne, MDiv ‘23
2nd Year GPSS Senator: Maria Hackett MDiv ‘22
3rd Year GPSS Senator: Amina Shumake MDiv ‘21
Andover Newton Seminary Reps (2 slots): Kelsey Creech MDiv ‘22, Christian Roberts MDiv ‘22
Berkeley Divinity School Reps (2 slots): Joseph Cundiff MDiv ‘21, Matt Roberts MDiv ‘21
ISM Reps: Haven Herrin MDiv ‘22, Christy Stang MDiv ‘22

Faculty Standing Committee Reps Appointed by YDSG: Fall 2020

CLC Reps (3 students): TBA
Community Life Committee (3 students): Daryl Denelle, Maria Hackett, Cameron Kritikos
Curriculum Committee Rep (3 students): Christy Charnel, Moriah Reichert, Matthew Roberts
Ministerial Committee Rep (3 students): Joseph Cundiff, Michael Gordon, Grace Woodward
Professional Studies Committee Rep (3 students): Kelsey Creech, Essence Ellis, Amina Shumake
Spiritual Formation Committee Rep (3 students): Christian Roberts, Christy Stang, + 1 student TBA
Student Representative to the Faculty Rep (1 student): Haven Herrin
Student Representative to the Walls Committee Rep (2 students): Laura Snell, Fiona Chen



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