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Grecia Martinez

Grecia Martinez

Student Advocate General

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My name is Grecia Martinez, a 3rd-year History of Public Policy major + Labor Studies minor, and I am humbled to be running as YOUR next Student Advocate General!

My time at UCSB has been spent FIGHTING and ADVOCATING for ALL students, not only on our campus, but on a greater local, state, and national level! I have proven my dedication to student advocacy and empowerment by:

-Advocating for YOUR needs, wants, and concerns as a Collegiate Senator
-Serving as the UCSB undergraduate representative on the Food Security Taskforce
-Lobbying US legislators to expand Pell grants and increase financial aid for ALL students
-Creating the FIRST AS International Student Committee AND Public and Mental Health Commission
-Organizing conferences and workshops where students learn about identities and communities as part of the Student Commission on Racial Equality

Whether you’re a Gaucho or a Mapache- I am DEDICATED to making you my priority!

As your next Student Advocate General, I plan to EXPAND these efforts by:

-ELEVATING student voices by conducting needs-assessments in order to PRIORITIZE the needs of our UCSB community

-ORGANIZING a campus-wide campaign and workshops so that ALL incoming students are aware of their rights and resources on campus

-IMPLEMENTING community organizers to AMPLIFY student voices and COLLABORATE the work of student groups and local unions because TOGETHER we are STRONGER

– COLLABORATING with DSP (Disabled Student Program) and professors to restructure policies around Mental Health and Academic Performance

– ACTIVELY work to address Food and Housing security issues by COLLABORATING with different UCSB groups to form a coalition and tackle problems faced by students in OUR community

Rogelio Tec

Chief of Staff

M 12-2:00pm, T 10-11am,
W 12-2pm, R 11am-12pm

Annika Tan

Director of Public Relations  
T 11am-12:30pm
W 12-2pm

Lorena Alvarez

Community Organizer 

T 10am-12pm
R 10am-12pm

Marjan Kris Abubo

Community Organizer  

M 9-11pm
R 10-12pm

Catt Phan

Social Conduct Caseworker

M 3:30-5pm, W 3:30-5pm
R 2-3pm

Josephine Ampaw

Public Interest Caseworker

M 2-4pm, T 3-4pm
R 4-5pm

Narmada Murugan

Academic Caseworker

M 11:30am-1:30pm
W 11:30am-1:3pm


Eve Kopecky

Housing Caseworker

M-R 9-10am

Sandi Isozaki

Housing Caseworker

T 12:30-2pm
R 3-5pm