ASMT Senate

ASMT (Associated Students of Montana Tech) Senate


Executives

Kayla HilligKayla Hillig, President

Major: Geological Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, California
Email: khillig@mtech.edu 

Kayla is originally from San Jose, California and moved to Butte, Montana two years ago to pursue her degree in Geological Engineering. She is a part of many groups on campus including being Resident Assistant Director for residence life and treasurer for Engineers Without Borders. In her little amount of free time, she enjoys laughing and creating memories with her friends, listening to music, or reading a book. Kayla joined the ASMT Senate to be an advocate for the whole campus, rather than just in the halls. Her goal is to listen, implement, and help improve Tech not only for now, but for the future generations to come! 


Brynlee NielsenBrynlee Nielsen, Vice President

Major: Nursing
Year: Junior
Hometown: Butte, MT
Email: bnielsen@mtech.edu

Brynlee Nielsen grew up in Butte Montana and graduated from Butte High school. She aspires to help heal people by being a surgical nurse. Some of her hobbies include dancing, singing her heart out in the car, binge watch Netflix, and take many adventures. She grew up on Tech’s campus from either going to the sporting events or different camps going on, so it was a no brained when she chose Montana Tech. By being an ASMT senator, she holds the power to make a change and hear what the students really want on campus. She is open to all discussions and hopes to make a difference at Montana Tech.


Jaden ClevelandJaden Cleveland

Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Butte, MT
Email: jcleveland@mtech.edu

Jaden is a Montana native who graduated from Butte High School. She is currently a sophomore pursuing a Civil Engineering degree with a minor in Occupational Safety and Health. She enjoys sports, dancing, hanging out with her friends, and being creative. She is really happy to be at Montana Tech, and enjoys all of the opportunities and experiences the campus has to offer. As a sophomore senator, Jaden is excited to continue making a difference on campus with ASMT!


Senators

Andrea Gonzalez McCordAndrea Gonzalez McCord

Major: Data Science
Class Standing: Senior
Hometown: Bozeman, MT
Email: agonzalezmccord@mtech.edu

Andrea Gonzalez McCord is a non-traditional student who transferred to Tech after a decade-long hiatus from college. They enjoy video games, crafting, and logic puzzles. As a member of the ASMT Senate, they are enjoying being an integral part of the ongoing mission to improve campus life for all students.


Rianna O'ConnellRianna O’Connell

Major: Applied Health and Safety Science
Year: Junior
Hometown: Butte, Montana
Email: roconnell@mtech.edu

Rianna O’Connell was born in Montana and graduated from Butte High School. She was not entirely sure what she wanted to do until her tour at Montana Tech. Rianna is pursuing an Applied Health and Safety Science degree with the intention of furthering her education and becoming a physical therapist. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends and family and helping coach a girl’s hockey team. She enjoys the environment on campus and would like to build on it. As an ASMT senator, she loves hearing opinions from peers about what they would like to see improved.


Kevin Sabel


Caleb YgnatowizCaleb Ygnatowiz

Major: Associate of Science
Class Standing: Sophomore
Hometown: Butte, Montana
Email: cygnatowiz@mtech.edu

Caleb Ygnatowiz is a Montana Veteran of the U.S Army and graduated with a G.E.D. After working a number of years in the private sector, he decided to further his education with an Associate of Science degree emphasizing on Geological Engineering. Caleb’s hobbies include guitar playing, learning, video games, and spending time with family and friends. Caleb joined ASMT to represent students and learn about student government. As an ASMT Senator, Caleb hopes to provide a lasting Food Pantry for students in need.