Cabinet Positions

The Jones Executive Cabinet is the entirely student-run and student-elected system of college governance. The purpose of Cabinet is to provide an atmosphere of social and intellectual growth in the college, plan college activities, and make sure that Jones runs smoothly. The Cabinet is legislated by the Jones Constitution, and elections are held in the spring. Cabinet members always welcome fellow students’ feedback on anything related to Jones or Rice, so be sure to get to know them!

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Executive Cabinet 2017-2018

Position Description Name E-mail
Wildlife Reps Serve as a liason between Jones and the wildlife in our local, state, and national communities Peter Szemraj
Andrew Weatherly
President Represent Jones at all campus-wide functions, oversee 8 appointed positions, preside over all college meetings Scotty Stevens
Internal Vice President Oversee 9 appointed positions, coordinate Awards Night, Birthday Bash, Floor Olympics, and Talent Show Ranjini Nagaraj
External Vice President Coordinate Associates' Nights, organize other Associates and alumni events, appoint & chair Associates Committee Payton Carroll
Treasurer Manage the Jones budget, maintain financial records Kyle Bartsch
Chief Justice Enforce the Alcohol Policy and Code of Conduct, appoint Associate Justices, preside over College Court cases Daisy Gray
Secretaries Manage the e-mail listserv, record & distribute Cabinet meeting minutes Chidera Ezuma-Igwe
Sai Lammata
Historians Maintain Jones picture archive and historical records, submit items to be preserved to Rice's Woodson Research Center Amy Griffiths
Terrence Liu

Other Roles in Jones

There are many other ways for Jonesians to contribute to life in the college. Some positions are elected, and the rest are appointed by the President, Vice President, and other officers, usually in the spring.


Elected Positions 2015-2016

Position Description Name E-mail
Honor Council Rep Represent Jones in the Honor Council and participate in Honor Council cases Joanne Kim
O-Week Coordinators Spend six months preparing for new students' arrival and planning both Jones and Rice O-Week events Isaac Batt
Christian Capo
Jessica Ha
RPC Rep Coordinate Rice Program Council events and serve as a liaison between RPC and the college Josh Perez
Room Draw Coordinators Govern procedures for students choosing on-campus rooms each spring Jessica Ha
Evan Toler
SA Senator Represent Jones in the Student Association, serve as a non-voting member of Cabinet Rohan Palanki
Social Coordinators Organize all levels of social events at Jones and ensure they follow campus-wide policies Ken Berger
Maddie O'Brian
Sreesh Shenoy
U-Court Rep Serve as a liaison between University Court and the college Emily Abdow
Floor Rep Elected in the first few weeks of each semester to represent each floor on the Cabinet 2S: Sarah Asson
3S: Josh Perez
4S: Aaron Blecker
2N: Laney Brown
3N: Sophie Lafferty
4N: Payton Carroll
OC: Carolina Sampson

Appointed Positions 2015-2016 (President)

Position Description Name
Beer Bike Plan and run Beer Bike every year Payton Carroll
Alfonso Morera
Akeem Ogunkeye
AD Ordonez
Brett Patterson
Chief of Staff Meets regularly with all appointed positions to provide guidance and feedback; creates Jones newsletter Ameesh Shah
Parliamentarian Maintain the Jones Constitution, count votes, and serve as a non-voting member of Cabinet Alfonso Morera
College Night Organize and plan a day of recreation and celebration of Jones college each semester Joan Liu
Bradon Wilson
Zoe Oldham
Alex Huang
Austin Bae
Intercollegiate Rep Jones liason for events between residential colleges Christian Capo
Food Rep Jones’s voice to communicate food preferences and issues to the North and South Serveries Drew Sutherland

Appointed Positions 2015-2016 (Internal Vice President)

Position Description Name
Ambiance Coordinators Plan and execute improvement projects for common spaces around Jones College Astha Mittal
Morganne Lerch

Elections Coordinators Run the speeches, voting process, and announcements of the Jones elections Adam Krupinski
Ashwin Leo
Josh Perez
Merchandise Coordinators Purchase and distribute Jones-themed merchandise for the college Payton Carroll
Daisy Gray
Nick Moser
Matt O'Gorman

PR Director Publicize both Jones and campus-wide events, including the birthdays of all Jonesians Laney Brown
Special Services Coordinators Maintain electronic equipment around Jones Scotty Stevens
Will Yarinsky
Sports Coordinator Foster Jones participation in intramural and college sports Romeo Garza
Miguel Gozalo
Theater Coordinator Facilitate Jones theater productions John Hagele
Rob Katz

Appointed Positions 2015-2016 (External Vice President)

Position Description Name
Community Involvement Coordinators Coordinate a day of community service for the college each semester Anna Cowan
Sophia Huang
Cultural Coordinators Organize events that broaden the cultural experiences of Jonesians

Natalie Dickman
Amy Griffiths
Gabrielle Lencioni
Sarah Tseggay
Environmental Rep Act as a liaison to the Sustainability Office and work to make Jones more “green” TBD TBD
Laundry Room Representative Monitor the state and functionality of the laundry room TBD TBD
Webmaster Maintain the information and aesthetics of the Jones website Alex Lamas

Other Positions 2015-2016

Position Description Name
IT Ambassador Assist with any questions regarding technology at the college, including printing and wifi David Zhang

Student Maintenance Representative Ensure college facilities are well maintained and loft beds Ani Kunaparaju
Senior Events Committee Hold senior class events throughout the year Adrianna Aguilar
Sandra Blackmun
Mariah Lawhon
AD Ordonez
Ryan Saathoff
Momona Yamagami