Student Government

Student Alliance Executive Committee

The Student Alliance is the voice of the student body, and functions as the link between students and the administration. Its primary goal is to improve life on campus for students at RISD. Students are encouraged to get involved on any level from member, to department rep, project leader or member of the board.

President: Patrick Hulse 17 IL
Vice-President: Vaughan Carman 18 AP
Treasurer: Michael Coyle BArch 17
Secretary: Lucha (Angel) Lam 17 FAV
Communications Officers: Ravista Mehra 18 GD, Paul Meuser 19 IL
Get in touch: email the Executive Committee at:

Visit The Alliance’s Center for Student Involvement website page or email the executive committee at to find your department rep or check out this semester’s meeting schedule.


Graduate Student Alliance

The GSA aspires to create a strong community and foster interdisciplinary dialogue among RISD graduate students. Students are encouraged to get involved as a GSA member, department rep, committee member or to be part of the GSA board. We aim to strengthen the larger grad student community by hosting events and providing a platform for student-led initiatives. We are comprised of three elected executive board members, sixteen department representatives and numerous grad members from across the college.

To find your department rep or check out this semester’s meeting schedule,
visit or email the GSA board at 


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