Duties of the Board Members

  • Recommend rules, regulations, and procedures regarding the operation and use of the Unions' facilities;
  • Approve the E+E budget, appointments of E+E officers, all changes in the E+E by-laws and the addition or deletion of any E+E committee;
  • Advise the President, through the Vice President, on the selection of the University Unions Executive Director;
  • Be involved in the future development of the University Unions.

Actions of the Board are subject to the approval of the Vice President for Student Affairs. 

Read more about the Board's operating procedures.

Composition of the Board

The University Unions Board of Directors is composed of:

  • Three faculty members appointed by the UT President;
  • Student Government president;
  • Two students elected at large for one-year terms;
  • Two students appointed by the SG president to serve two-year overlapping terms; and
  • Campus Events + Entertainment president, who is elected at large for a one-year term.

Non-voting members are the designee of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the University Unions Executive Director.

2024 - 2025 Members of the Board

  • Cade Young, Chair, Senior, McCombs School of Business

  • Olivia Green, Vice Chair, Senior, College of Liberal Arts

  • Helen Getachew, SG President, Senior, Canfield Business Honors & Government

  • Zenith Jahid, E+E President, Senior, McCombs School of Business

  • Qingyang Li, Sophomore, McCombs School of Business

  • Kayla Masters, Senior, McCombs School of Business

  • Mulu Ferede, (non-voting member) Executive Director, UU

  • Celena Mondie-Milner, (non-voting member), Assoc VP, Strategy-New Student Support and the Executive Director, New Student Services, Student Affairs Division

  • Richard Reddick, Sr Vice Provost and Dean Undergraduate College, Professor

  • Brian Roberts, Vice Provost for Data to Insights; Professor, College of Liberal Arts

  • William Wolesensky, Asst Professor of Instruction, College of Natural Sciences

2024 Spring Election for Leadership Positions

All qualified students are invited to file for our three (3) leadership positions. The nomination forms will be available online at this link beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.  The filing deadline is noon on Monday, February 5, 2024.

Candidates are invited to attend an upcoming Board of Directors' meeting. This will allow the candidates to observe how the Board functions and to meet with current members, comprised of students, faculty and staff.

University Unions Board of Directors positions 

  • University Union Board of Directors - At Large Representative (2)
  • President, Campus Events + Entertainment


The Board of Directors' Room in the Texas Union Building.