Our Team

Providence Student Union unites and develops an entire team of youth leaders, staff, and adult allies all in support of building student power.

Youth Delegates

Each PSU chapter can elect or appoint up to 2 student delegates to build membership at their school and lead school-specific campaigns.

 
 
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Bella


Mount Pleasant

g.villasenor.riudl [at] gmail.com

 

Staff

Our youth staff and recent alumni take on important roles at the organization, including running our fundraising, running workshops, recruiting new members, and organizing campaigns. Providence Student Union is youth-led, but adult organizers serve an important role in advising, training, and supporting young leaders.

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Aleita Cook
Youth Organizer

aleita [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Madison Kilgore
Youth Organizer

madison [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Osiris Diensthuber


Fundraising Person

osiris [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Ahmed Sesay
Youth Organizer

ahmed [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Maxx Diensthuber
Data Gremlin

max [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Arely Diaz
Youth Safety Organizer

arely [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Joselin Morente
Youth Organizer

joselin [at] pvdstudentunion.org

Ralphina Andres

Ralphina Andres
Organizing Fellow

ralphina [at] pvdstudentunion.org

Paul Tavarez
Organizing Director

paul [at] pvdstudentunion.org

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Ishani Mehta
Transparency Fellow

ishani [at] pvdstudentunion.org

Zack Mezera Executive Director

zack [at] pvdstudentunion.org

 
 
 
 

Board of Directors

Providence Student Union’s Board of Directors is responsible for sustaining the organization long-term. The Board provides fundraising, financial, and legal support, and helps to supervise and advise the Executive Director. The Board does not make any decisions regarding programming or campaigns; these powers are reserved for the Delegates on the Citywide Leadership Team.

 
 
  • José Batista
  • Jeremy Benson
  • Sarah Hesson
  • Kurt Ostrow
  • Taino Palermo
  • Ellen Tuzzolo
  • Chas Walker