Associated Students

A.S. Student Government

A.S. Leadership

Christopher A. Thomas is a senior from Inglewood, California. He is pursuing a Fitness Specialist degree with a double minor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Leadership.

Chris' involvement in Associated Students (A.S.) began in 2014 when he served on the Recreation and Wellness Commission because of his interest in promoting a healthy lifestyle for students. This was the beginning of his service in A.S. that he has found incredibly rewarding. Chris has also served as:

  • A.S. Vice President of University Affairs
  • A.S. Recreation and Wellness Commissioner (2 years)
  • Chapter President of Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity
  • Vice President of Leadership Development of Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity
  • Vice President of Health and Wellness, Inter-Fraternity Council
  • Member of SDSU Rotaract
  • Member of FratMANers (Fraternity Men Against Negative Environments and Rape Situations)

As Associated Students President, Chris will continue to work with his fellow student representatives to ensure all SDSU students understand that AS is here to advocate on behalf of and for students, by being present and visible on campus and making listening to students a priority. He will also work to elevate students' knowledge of all the services and programs AS provides for their benefit, including leadership and employment opportunities. He will promote campus resources and work with the university to ensure these resources are accessible to all students. Chris will partner with students, faculty, and administration with the goal of creating a transformative college experience for every student and leave a lasting heartprint at San Diego State University.

Nick Wohlman

A.S. Executive Vice President

Nick Wohlman

Nick Wohlman is a junior, originally from West Fargo, North Dakota. He is pursuing a degree in Business Management and a minor in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. His involvement in Associated Students (A.S.) began as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Community Service Commission in 2016, because he is passionate about serving the community and giving back. Throughout the past three years, Nick's leadership in A.S. motivated him to expand his areas of involvement to all realms of campus and to pursue a diverse variety of leadership positions. Nick has served as:

  • A.S. Community Service Commissioner
  • Executive Vice President of the InterFraternity Council
  • Vice President of Philanthropy & Community Service for Theta Chi Fraternity
  • Vice President of Recruitment for Rotaract of SDSU
  • Vice President of Public Relations for Rotaract of SDSU
  • Member of FratMANers (Fraternity Men Against Negative Environments and Rape Situations)
  • Member of Aztec Music Group
  • Dancer Relations Member for Aztec Dance Marathon
  • Alumni Engagement Officer for SDSU Alumni

As Executive Vice President, Nick will continue to grow SDSU's sustainability efforts, increase students' knowledge of resources available to them regarding health and safety, and engage students in order to help them discover their unique interests, leading them to the right leadership opportunities specific for them.

Michael Wiafe

A.S. Vice President of External Relations

Michael Wiafe 

Michael Wiafe is a sophomore from Redlands, California. He is pursuing a degree in Political Science with minor in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. His involvement in Associated Students (A.S.) began when he attended the 2016 California Higher Education Student Summit in Sacramento to lobby state representatives in the state capitol on issues that are affecting students and has been a student advocate ever since. Through A.S., Michael was inspired to get more involved on campus as well as to continue using his voice to advocate for students on the local, state and federal levels. Michael has served as:

  • A.S. Justice on the Judicial Affairs Council
  • Vice President of Internal Affairs for the College of Arts and Letters
  • Student Representative on the CSU services to students with disability advisory system-wide committee
  • Member of Rotaract of SDSU
  • Public Relations Chair for the SDSU Pre-Law Society
  • Presidential Scholars Teaching Assistant
  • Member of The Aztecs Rock Hunger Leadership team
  • Legislative Intern for the office of CA State Senator Connie M. Leyva
  • Constituent Services Intern for the office of Congressman Mark Takano
  • Student Admissions Representative for the SDSU Office of Admissions
  • SDSU Marching Aztecs

As Vice President of External Relations, Michael will continue to advocate for students on and off campus; encourage all students to get involved and use their voices to be the change that they would like to see. He will also connect with students to make sure that students are aware of AS initiatives as well as promote a culture of civic engagement on campus to amplify the voices of students.

Christian Onwuka

A.S. Vice President of Financial Affairs

Christian Onwuka 

Christian Onwuka is a senior from San Diego, CA. While pursuing a degree in Finance, he learned the importance of fiscal knowledge and responsibility.

Through his involvement in student organizations including Black Business Society, Fowler College of Business Council, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Christian gained a love for effectively representing the student body. As he emerged as a leader, he looked for ways to incorporate both servant leadership and his passion for finance.

Prior to his current position as A.S. Vice President of Financial Affairs, Christian has served as:

  • Treasurer, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. - Lambda Iota Chapter
  • Vice President of Finance, Black Business Society
  • Associated Students Representative, Fowler College of Business Council
  • Vice-Chair, Associated Students Financial Affairs Committee

This year, his goal to raise 700,000 pounds of food for the Aztecs Rock Hunger campaign would have a groundbreaking impact for fighting food insecurity. His initiatives for this year include creating the foundation for an alumni-funded endowment plan to assist students, as well as educating all student organizations on the various funding opportunities on campus. Christian is looking to make sure students enjoy their college experience, reach their maximum potential through various opportunities, and graduate a proud alum of SDSU.

Ronnie J. Cravens Jr.

A.S. Vice President of University Affairs

Ronnie J. Cravens Jr. 

Ronnie J. Cravens Jr. is a junior from Kansas City, Missouri. He is an International Business major with an emphasis in Italian and Western Europe. Within Associated Students (A.S.), Ronnie has served as a Representative of the College of Arts and Letters and member of Financial Affairs Committee.

He has served in numerous leadership roles on campus including the following:

  • San Diego State University | Student of the Week
  • Class President | Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • Campus Based Leader | Gates Millennium Scholars
  • Aztec Recreation Center Expansion Leadership Team Member
  • Community Service Director | Student African American Brotherhood
  • Member of San Diego State Rotaract

As Associated Students Vice President of University Affairs, Ronnie will work with his fellow student representatives to strengthen the relationships between students and their respective college councils. He will also promote campus resources and cross collaboration among all students. He will work to ensure every student is proud of their SDSU career.

Christina Brown

A.S. Executive Director

Christina Brown

Christina Brown serves as the executive director of Associated Students at San Diego State University, one of four SDSU auxiliary organizations. As executive director, she works in partnership with student government leaders to oversee the long-term planning and growth for the auxiliary organization, and the many programs, facilities and services it offers.

Christina previously served as associate executive director for A.S. and before joining the organization in 2009, she was the first woman and youngest executive to be named senior vice president and chief financial officer for Sony Pictures Entertainment where she worked in the international television division. She has also worked at Walt Disney Studios and KPMG Peat Marwick.

Christina earned a master's in business administration from University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor's degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Christina also serves on the executive committee for the CSU Auxiliary Organizations Association. Christina lives in La Jolla, Calif., with her husband and her three children. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at her children's schools. Despite never attending SDSU herself, Christina is an Aztec for Life and you can always find her at SDSU men's basketball games in Viejas Arena, rooting on the team!

  • 2018-19  Christopher A. Thomas
  • 2017-18  Chimezie O. Ebiriekwe
  • 2016-17  Jamie Miller
  • 2015-16   Blaire Ward
  • 2014-15   J. Cole
  • 2013-14   Josh Morse
  • 2012-13   Rob O'Keefe
  • 2011-12   Cody Barbo
  • 2010-11   Grant Mack
  • 2009-10   Tyler Boden
  • 2008-09   James Poet
  • 2007-08   James Poet
  • 2006-07   Matt Keipper
  • 2005-06   Chris Manigault
  • 2004-05   Kelli Kedis
  • 2003-04   Juanita Salas
  • 2002-03   Priscilla Ocen
  • 2001-02   Ron Williams
  • 2000-01   Jason Rollingson
  • 1999-00   Chris Calima (spring)
  • 1999-00   Jena Saldaña (fall)
  • 1998-99   Celinda Vázquez
  • 1997-98   Carlos Razo
  • 1996-97   Guillermo "Memo" Mayer
  • 1995-96   Mike Ashworth
  • 1994-95   Cesar Padilla
  • 1993-94   Amy (Giberson) Bailey
  • 1992-93   Dwayne Crenshaw
  • 1991-92   Journard Collins
  • 1990-91   Joe Horiye
  • 1989-90   Kevin Faulconer
  • 1988-89   Daniel Walker
  • 1987-88   Larry Emond
  • 1986-87   Bryan Jacobs
  • 1985-86   Bill Earley
  • 1984-85   Mike Sigler
  • 1983-84   Chris Wakeman
  • 1982-83   Mike Johnson
  • 1981-82   Henry DeSilva
  • 1980-81   Paul Cashman
  • 1979-80   Rob De Koven
  • 1978-79   Steve Glazer
  • 1977-78   Sena Hollander Seward
  • 1976-77   Randy Speakman
  • 1975-76   Tom D'Agostino
  • 1974-75   Tom D'Agostino
  • 1973-74   Cal Robinson
  • 1972-73   Barbara McCully
  • 1971-72   B.J. Nystrom
  • 1970-71   Mike Boyle (spring)
  • 1970-71   Ralph Brown (fall)
  • 1969-70   Ron Breen
  • 1968-69   Terry Flanigan
  • 1967-68   Jack Flanigan
  • 1966-67   Doug Townsend
  • 1965-66   James Ashcraft
  • 1964-65   Jerry Harmon
  • 1963-64   John (Mike) Spurgeon
  • 1962-63   Joe Kiefer
  • 1961-62   Boyd Malloy
  • 1960-61   Don Brown
  • 1959-60   Dr. Francis (Frank) Hoole
  • 1958-59   Ed Blessing
  • 1957-58   Dick Manning
  • 1956-57   Norman Brinker
  • 1955-56   Bob House
  • 1954-55   George Sunga
  • 1953-54   Joseph Rosa
  • 1952-53   March Brooks
  • 1951-52   Vernon J. Simms
  • 1950-51   Jerry Christenson
  • 1949-50   Steve Beeson
  • 1948-49   Dwain S. Kantor
  • 1947-48   Johnny Orcutt
  • 1946-47   George T. Forbes, Jr.
  • 1945-46   Lee Todd
  • 1944-45   Pat (Allard) Fritzenkotter
  • 1943-44   George Reed
  • 1942-43   Jim Fairchild
  • 1941-42   Bob Menke
  • 1940-41   John B. Forbes
  • 1939-40   Bill Miller
  • 1938-39   William Koller
  • 1937-38   Richard Ault
  • 1936-37   Byron Lindsley
  • 1935-36   Don Clarkson
  • 1934-35   Jack Rand
  • 1933-34   Don Wolfer
  • 1932-33   Dave Jessop
  • 1931-32   Arthur Swarner
  • 1930-31   Robley Veall
  • 1929-30   Robert Barbour
  • 1928-29   Lawerence Carr
  • 1927-28   Terence Geddis
  • 1926-27   Loris Hoyt
  • 1925-26   Edmund Barkham Garner
  • 1924-25   Byron Bryant
  • 1923-24   Henry Parrish
  • 1922-23   Wilbert Anderson
  • 1921-22   DeWitt B. Mott