Mason Service Council

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Advising Team

  • Jamison Hicks, Graduate Assistant for Student Involvement
    • My name is Jamison A. Hicks, currently a Second-year graduate student in Political Science at George Mason University. I completed my undergraduate schooling at George Mason University as well, majoring in Government and International Politics with a double minor in Intelligence Analysis and Asia-Pacific Studies. Throughout undergraduate school, I maintained a 3.44 GPA while possessing internships at the National Consortium for the Responses of Terrorism and Study of Terrorism (START), Defense Security Service (DSS), and the non-profit organization of RestoreTogether Inc. Additionally, I was fortunate to hold various leadership positions including President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and Vice-President of the Mu Mu (E) Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Presently, I reside as a Graduate Assistant for Student Government under Student Involvement.
  • Kristin Reagan, Graduate Assistant for Leadership, Education, and Development
    • Kristin Reagan comes to Mason as the new graduate assistant for the LEAD office. She will be studying in the Counseling and Development program with a concentration in School Counseling. Before Mason, Kristin was an English teacher at Langley High School in Mclean, Virginia. Her classes focused on World Literature and writing instruction for freshman students. Kristin attended the University of Vermont for her undergraduate degree in Secondary Education. Outside of the classroom, Kristin coaches soccer and basketball. She is also an avid reader and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
  • Kalia Harris, Graduate Assistant for Social Action and Integrative Learning
    • Kalia graduated from Mason in Spring 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health. A lover of loose teas, adventures, and good naps, Kalia will be joining the SAIL team as the Program and Events Coordinator, with her primary responsibilities as the Coordinator for the Leadership & Community Engagement LLC. Throughout her undergraduate career, she worked within the SAIL office holding a number of positions ranging from Peer Mentor of the Leadership and Community Engagement LLC to the Undergraduate Alternative Breaks Assistant. Upon graduating, she has been an intern with Break Away, the national alternative breaks organization, and is returning to Mason as a graduate student to earn her Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Social Justice and Human Rights. When she is not studying or facilitating, you can find Kalia curled up with a book, or crocheting scarves.
  • Liz Lee, Graduate Assistant for the Honors College

Student Council Members

  • Mckenna Underwood, Social Action and Integrative Learning
  • Sylvia Barley, Leadership, Education, and Development
  • Natalie Kuadey, Student Involvement
  • Zahra Hamidaddin, Student Involvement

Proposed Goals 2016-2017 – Year 1

  • Provide a central online resource encompassing all opportunities for civic engagement at Mason
    • Further develop website (masongivesback.onmason.com),
    • Develop a calendar of opportunities and infuse Get Connected to connect all services points on campus
  • Implement student leader pilot group
    • Support council in the completion of a campus audit to answer: What learning-based service opportunities are available on campus? and,
    • What kinds of training or reflections are accompanying these opportunities?
    • Advise in the creation of a mission / purpose for the service council
  • Development of training for pilot group, graduate advisors and students
    • Understand how to engage different groups of students with service opportunities and learning on campus
      • SAIL students or students interested and enrolled in social justice classes, engaged in research around social justice or civic engagement, active students engaged in work and departments around campus
      • Alternative Break leaders, RSO Leaders planning service opportunities, other leaders who have had some training around social justice and civic engagement
      • RSO Members engaging in service, Alternative break attendees, RSO members who complete volunteer hours on a regular to semi-regular basis
      • Students who want to engage civically or in service opportunities but do not know how