Senators 2017-18

College of Business Administration

Nataly Blas, Business Administration ’18
Cheryl Wong, Business Administration ’18
Cheryl is earning her Master of Business Administration while simultaneously working for LMU in the Department of Public Safety as Coordinator of Administration & Compliance. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Cheryl also serves as Vice President of Philanthropy for the MBA Student Association. She is actively involved with Rotary International and enjoys traveling and being a foodie.

College of Communication & Fine Arts

Kuang Hwang, Marital & Family Therapy ’18
Hannah Masters, 
Marital & Family Therapy ’18
Hannah is a second-year Masters candidate in the Marital and Family Therapy/Art Therapy program. When not at school, she spends her free time practicing and teaching yoga, painting and hanging out with her dog.

School of Education

Gary Shamoyan, Higher Education Administration ’18
Gary is currently in my second year in the Higher Education Administration program here at Loyola Marymount University. He has spent the past year working in various departments in Academic Affairs to get a better idea of how to engage with student populations after graduation.
Trevon Williams, Elementary Education ’18
Trevon Williams is currently a substitute teacher for Long Beach Unified School District and pursuing a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. He has future aspirations to become a Superintendent of a school district.

School of Film and Television

Hayley Voudouris, Film & Television Production ’17
Hayley is a stylist and aspiring producer currently working on her MFA at the school of film and television. She is passionate about advocacy and is excited to represent SFTV. When she’s not working, she enjoys writing, painting and spending time with family and friends.

Brandon Estrella,  ’20 Film & Television 
Brandon is originally from Hilo, Hawaii. He received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Seattle University. He comes to LMU from Seattle, where he spent his time as a bridge designer, scenic and production designer, and as a filmmaker and theatre artist. Brandon is excited to join GSLMU as the newest Senator representing the School of Film and Television.

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

David Urtecho, Theology ’20
David is currently working toward his MA degree in Theology and is primarily interested in the fields of moral psychology, ethics, and philosophical theology. David currently works as a graduate assistant for the theology department and is also a music minister at his parish. On his free time David enjoys playing his guitar, watching and playing basketball, and surfing. Once he is finished with his current program of study he would like to enter into law school.
Christine Dennis, Comparative  Theology ’18
Christine is completing her MA in comparative theology. She is also a certified Reiki Practitioner. Her healing work focuses on the spiritual practice of self-love and social transformation. Christine currently offers reiki healing services for hospice patients and their caregivers at end of life to assist with the sacred transition. Christine’s scholarly interests primarily include comparative mysticism, feminist theory, and transformative inquiry. Christine is also a poet, artist, and filmmaker.

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Ali Hatamifar, Healthcare Systems Engineering ’18
Ali is a graduate student in the Healthcare Systems Engineering program. While originally from Iran, Ali grew up in Thailand and eventually journeyed to the United States five years ago where he attended LMU as an undergraduate Biochemistry major. Once at LMU, he served as an International Orientation coordinator in addition to participating in a variety of different organizations. Ali is looking forward to using the opportunities and challenges of being a GSLMU senator as a platform to cultivate diversity and expand on LMU’s rich heritage of developing men and women for others.

Rommel Fernandes, Electrical Engineering ’19
Rommel is originally from Seattle and recently moved down to the LA area. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Electrical Engineering at LMU, while working at Boeing. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing basketball, running, remodeling houses and attempting to play the piano.

Loyola Law School