Policy & Review

The Policy & Review Committee ensures the success of all student groups on campus and approves new student groups.


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Policy and Review Leadership

  • Brian Leu

    Policy and Review Committee Chair

    Major: Computer Science

    Class Year: 2017

    Hometown: Cranford NJ

    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Delta Phi – Social Chairman, Rush Chairman, Chorister; UR BlueCrew – Spirit Captain; Research Assistant at Saunders Research Building;

  • Jeff Taylor

    Policy and Review Deputy Chair

    Class Year: 2018

    Major: Data Science

    Hometown: Bedford MA

    Involvement on Campus: Ultimate frisbee – Business Manager

Office Hours

When: Every Thursday from 2:30pm – 4:00pm


Where: The Legislative Office in the Ruth Merrill Center, located in Wilson Commons (same floor as the Pit)


Come talk to Policy’s Chair and Deputy Chair, and let them know how to improve things at the University of Rochester for your SA-Funded Student Group!

Policy Advocates

Each member of the Policy and Review Committee also Serves as a Policy Advocate. Policy Advocates are assigned as liaisons to certain group types and are responsible for meeting with their organizations twice a school year, equipping them with the tools and knowledge they need to be successful, and communicating their concerns to the Students’ Association at large.



Cultural Advocates

  • Alex Guerrero

     Class Year: 2018

    Major: Neuroscience

    Hometown: McKinney, TX

    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Phi Omega

General Advocates

  • Zach Gartenhaus

    Class Year: 2017

    Major: B.S. Business

    Hometown: Livingston, NJ

    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Delta Phi, Meliora Capital

Policy Awareness Advocates

  • Rafa Sanchez

    Class Year: 2019

    Majors: English and International Relations

    Hometown: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

  • Daniel Matthews


    Class Year: 2017
    Majors: Microbiology
    Hometown: LeRoy, NY
    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Delta Phi, URDU

Policy Academic Advocates

  • John Cole

    Class Year: 2019

    Major: Econ/International Relations

    Hometown: Oberlin, OH

    Involvement on Campus: EcoReps, MOVE, Hall Council, Class Council, I am a barber 🙂

  • Connor Hunt

    Class Year: 2017

    Major: Computer Science & Financial Economics

    Hometown: New Canaan, CT

    Involvement on Campus: IFC-Executive Vice Chairman, Alpha Delta Phi- Vice President

Politics and Religion Advocates

  • Jake Sehnert

    Class: 2019

    Major: Economics and Political Science

    Hometown: Fairport, NY

    Involvement on Campus: College Republicans

  • Amanda Cabal

    Class Year: 2018

    Major: International Relations

    Hometown: Union Springs, NY

    Involvement on Campus: Women’s Club Soccer, URFOOT

Publications and Media

  • Beatriz Gil

    Class Year: 2019

    Major: PSC and Economics

    Hometown: Barcelona, Spain

    Involvement on Campus: Public Relations of URSA, PSC and IR club

Undergrad Council Advocates

  • Noah Gorstein

    Class Year: 2018

    Major: Optical Engineering

    Hometown: Millstone, NJ

    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Delta Phi- Alumni Chair and Outreach Chair, Optical Society of America

  • Becca Mooney


    Class Year: 2018
    Majors: International Relations and Spanish
    Hometown: Barrington, Il
    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Phi, Modern Languages and Cultures Undergrad Council, Salseros, ROCMUN, Running Club

  • Reyna Joyce

    Class Year: 2017

    Major: Financial Economics & Actuarial Studies

    Hometown: Keene, NH

    Involvement on Campus: Phi Sigma Sigma, SUMS

Policy Performing Advocates

  • Kyle Hall

    Class: 2018

    Major: Business

    Hometown: Irondequoit, NY

    Involvement on Campus: Alpha Delta Phi, Mock Trial

  • Melissa Holko

    Class Year: 2016
    Major: Business & Economics
    Hometown: Rochester, NY
    Involvement on Campus: Tiernan Project