Jake Thaker


Cell Phone: (309) 825-2847

Graduation Year: 2017

Office Hours:

Monday: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Duties: The Student Senate President oversees all operations of the Student Senate. The President nominates all other executive board positions, with the exception of the Vice  President and all committee positions, with the exception of the Financial Advisory Board. The President sets the agenda for and presides at all General Assembly and Executive Board meetings. It is the responsibility of the President to keep consistent communication between the Student Senate and the administration, faculty, and staff. Committees the President sit on include the Council for University Policy and Procedure (CUPP), Strategic Planning and Budgeting (SPBC),Student Life Committee, Academic Appeals Board, Alumni Association Executive Board, and GREENetwork, among others..

Bio:  Jake is a sophomore Physics/Pre-Engineering major. Originally from Bloomington, Jake moved to Iowa for high school, where he served on the Principal's Advisory Council, President at the National Youth Leadership Forum, and started a mentorship program for ESL students. On campus, Jake has been actively involved in SHARP and Toastmasters, two RSOs he founded. As Senate President, his mission is to promote transparency and innovation, all while getting to know the students of IWU and helping them achieve their goals.