The mission of the Associated Students of Dominican University of California (ASDU) is to enhance the quality of life for the student body at large by addressing student concerns, promoting student morale, and encouraging participation and community through social and cultural programming. ASDU is the governing body which represents the voice of students and advocates for all student rights regardless of sex, race, creed, nationality, sexuality, disability, and religion. It is the mission of ASDU to uphold and build upon the traditions, values and ideals of the University. ASDU exists as a knowledgeable and professional entity who actively serves as a catalyst for student development. ASDU works toward cultivating strong relationships among the students, faculty, staff and administration of Dominican University as well as the greater Marin community.

This group of elected student representatives functions both as the student activities association and the student government board. The members of the ASDU Senate are composed of representatives from all four class levels of regular day program students. 

Events sponsored or co-sponsored by ASDU

ASDU is committed to organizing events, socials and volunteer activities for the entire student body. Opportunities exist for involvement in many activities both on and off-campus and all ASDU meetings are open to the public. Non-ASDU members are invited to join these committees in an effort to encourage participation between the student body and the student government. Involvement includes biweekly meetings. For more information, contact your ASDU representative.

Students who perceive a need for a new club or organization on campus are invited to discuss their ideas with ASDU and the Director of Student Activities and Leadership. ASDU is committed to helping student clubs and organizations through funding support and publicity. 

ASDU 2017- 2018 Board

President: Hallie Balch, ‘18

Vice President: Samantha Hunt, '18

Treasurer: Sam Easley, ‘19

Executive Secretary: Delainey Boyd, '19

Director of Communications: Oliver Demmert-Shelfo, '19

Director of Programming: Emma Tobola, ‘19

Director of Inter-Club Council: Kayla Robinson, ‘19

Director of Diversity & Inclusion: Noreen Hasan, '19

Senior Class Senators: Taylor Andreozzi, ’18

Junior Class Senators : Matt Case, ’19

Sophomore Class Senators: Elena Brown, ’20 and Mariana Hernandez, ‘20

Freshman Class Senators: Loreto Barroso, '21 and Carmela Dizon, '21

Feel free to check out here the currently amended ASDU Constitution for a better understanding of ASDU and a more in-depth look at the broader picture of student governance at Dominican.

ASDU Elections for 2018-2019 are now open! 

Click here for the Candidacy Application Packet

If you have any questions about the ASDU elections, please contact:

Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Gaby Bermudez, at 415.485.3282 or

Student Activities and Leadership Coordinator, Jose Membreno at