UNM-Taos Student Government inducts 2020-21 Senators

November 4, 2020 - Alex Chavez

On Friday, Nov. 6, Student Government Association (SGA) Staff Advisors Chenoa Velarde and Bayley Byers inducted four students to serve as Senators of the UNM-Taos SGA for the 2020-21 academic year. The induction ceremony included remarks from Chancellor Dr. Patrick Valdez, Dean of Instruction Dr. Randi Archuleta, and Director of Student Affairs Patricia Gonzales. 


Welcome to the new Student Senators! 

  • Fayth Cardenas, Nursing ADN to BSN 
  • Kayl Rainer, Pre-Science Forestry at Highlands University 
  • Laura Neubert, Associate in Applied Science/Community Health Worker 
  • Gabriela Rosales, Liberal Arts with a focus in psychology 
  • Josh Lund, Pre-Science, with transfer to engineering 


The mission of SGA is to encourage and support student participation, to advocate and lobby on behalf of students, to facilitate alternative dispute resolution, and to ensure individual and collective student rights. We intend to build constructive relationships among faculty, staff, students, and our community.  Learn more at http://taos.unm.edu/home/student-government/ or email velardet@unm.edu or bayley@unm.edu.

 and Go Lobos!