Hiram College

Student Senate Officer Board 2021-2022

  • Taylor Cook, President
  • Trey Saunders, Vice President of Administration
  • Allison Slutz, Vice President of Communication 
  • Lyndsey Johns, Vice President of Finance
  • Emily Toich, Vice President of Activities
  • Dr. Liz Okuma, Advisor


TAYLOR COOK: President of Student Senate

Taylor is a senior Political Science and Communication double major from Warren, Ohio. This is her fourth year serving on Student Senate and she is ecstatic to be leading the body this year! Along with being President of Student Senate, Taylor is also a Garfield Scholar and President of the Zeta Lambda chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official communication honors society of the NCA. After Hiram, Taylor hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and later a career in Public Relations. 

TREY SAUNDERS: Vice President of Administration

Trey is a Junior Biomedical Humanities major with minors in Chemistry and Public Health. He is from Liberty Township, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. This is Trey’s third year serving on Student Senate, and he is really excited to be serving on the Executive Board this year. Along with being the Vice President of Administration for Student Senate, Trey is an Eclectic Scholar, Garfield Center for Public Leadership Scholar, Orientation Leader, Out of State Peer Assistant, and the Secretary of Medicus. His hobbies include playing tennis, traveling, volunteering, and researching all things related to medicine. After Hiram, Trey intends to pursue a career in medicine as a pediatric physician. He hopes to utilize his background and experiences to be the best provider and leader that he can be. Please feel free to reach out to Trey if you have any questions or concerns. He can be reached by email at saundersg@hiram.edu.

ALLISON SLUTZ: Vice President of Communication

Allison is a Senior Biology and Biomedical Humanities double major, with a minor in Chemistry. She is from Salem, Ohio. Along with being in Student Senate, Allison is an Eclectic Scholar, a Teaching Assistant for Introductory Biology Lab, a tutor, the President of Chemistry Club, a member of Medicus and HPAC, and plays on the Women’s Lacrosse team.   In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, showing poultry, and telling jokes. After Hiram, Allison plans to pursue a career in medicine. She aspires to become a geriatric physician so she can advocate for better quality of care for the elderly population. Please reach out to Allison if you have suggestions or questions.

LYNDSEY JOHNS: Vice President of Finance

Lyndsey is a junior Marketing and Accounting double major from Garrettsville, Ohio. She served as a senator both her freshman and sophomore year and is also a Student Ambassador and a member of the women’s volleyball team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and just simply being outside. She looks forward to continuing to be part of Senate as the VP of Finance and working with the many clubs and student organizations on campus to make Hiram a better place for all.

EMILY TOICH: Vice President of Activities

Emily is a 5th year Biology major with minors in Accounting and Financial Management, Biomedical Humanities, and Psychology. She is from Elyria, OH. Along with being the Vice President of Activities, she is the President of Terrier Activities Board, the President of Medicus, our pre-health focused club, a member of The Net, and Funding You Board Member. During her free time, she cares for her pets and 30+ house plants. Emily is always available to talk about clubs, activities, and other interesting events to bring to campus. She can always be reached at toichem@hiram.edu.