Student Government is the representative voice of the student body. The student Senate serves as the link between the students and the administration of the College and is a vital aspect of student life at Lake Forest College. Student Senators are elected from residential and commuter populations as well as from each class, first-year through senior year. Senate meets every Thursday.
Katherine Bentley ’15, President
Robbie Barker ’16, Vice President
Pulkit Diwan ’16, Treasurer
Lisa Ledvora ’16, Secretary
Katherine is a junior at Lake Forest College. She is double majoring in politics and economics and minoring in English. Katherine has served on the Lake Forest College Student Government since freshman year as a Class of 2015 Senator and served as Secretary last term. As the Secretary, she worked with the Executive Board to develop the role of the senator in Student Government as well as helped to further educate the senators about their role. As President, her goals are to improve Student Government awareness on campus as well as strengthen the connection between students and the Administration. Katherine is a Forester Guide, member of Alpha Phi Fraternity, and works as an Ambassador. She is employed at the Lake Forest Bookstore.
Pulkit, originally from India, is a sophomore at Lake Forest College. He is double majoring in Economics and Communication with a minor in Film Studies. Previously, he was elected as the Roberts Hall Senator and the Campus Affairs Committee Chair for Student Government. He is currently part of the committee that is helping Student Government amend the Constitution and By-Laws, and previously served as the Cleveland Young Hall Senator. Apart from Student Government, Pulkit is the President of the International Student Organization and the President of United Asia. He is also a student ambassador at the Career Advancement Center and a part of the Conduct Board for 2013-2014. Aside from representing his fellow classmates, Pulkit is into playing guitar and photography. He also loves to meet new people and believes in the strong power of smiling on a daily basis.
Lisa is a sophomore at Lake Forest College, and is an International Relations and Sociology and Anthropology double major. Her minor is Asian Studies, with a Chinese language concentration. She has been involved with Student Government since her first semester at the College in 2012. She enjoyed her time as a member of the Clubs and Organizations Committee, and is dedicated to encouraging better communication and transparency between Student Government and the clubs and organizations represented on this campus as well as updating the Student Government Constitution and By-Laws. Lisa is also a Resident Assistant, member of the Handball team, Health and Wellness Peer Educator, and Student Ambassador. She will be studying Chinese in Beijing, China in the fall of this year.
Thomas Estruth ’14, Clubs and Organizations Committee
Dominick Scafidi ’17, Grounds and Development Committee
Chris Way ’14, Campus Affairs Committee