The Executive Vice President shall exercise all duties and responsibilities of the President in the latter’s absence. The Executive Vice President shall also exercise the function of the Parliamentarian of the Student Senate and the Executive Committee.
Executive Vice President 2013-2014: Mohammed Alam
Mohammed Alam is the first American born in his family, a long-standing community organizer, and a public servant. He is a senior atThe City College of New York, studying Political Science, with a minor in Public Policy and Public Affairs. He is a Community Engagement Fellow and Student Ambassador at the Colin Powell Center for Leadership and Service; a Legal Scholar in the Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies; a Public Management Fellow, and a Josh & Judy Weston Scholar in the Charles Rangel Center; the Co-founder, President Emeritus and Chairman of the Roosevelt Institute at the City College of New York; Vice President Emeritus and Board Member of the Government & Law Society; and elected Executive Vice President in the Undergraduate Student Government. Mohammed is an avid participant and scholar of American politics and government. He has previously worked for U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the Hill; U.S Congressman Charles Rangel in Harlem; Speaker of the New York City Council Christine Quinn; additionally he has campaigned for Senator Gillibrand, Senator Schumer, Governor Cuomo, and President Obama. Mohammed spent the summer of 2012 working as a Volunteer Associate in The White House, Executive Office of the President. In the spring of 2012 he was awarded the APO Scholarship Award from the Department of Political Science for Academia and Leadership. In the spring of 2013 he worked as a legal intern and analyst at the New York State Attorney General’s Office working in the Criminal Prosecutions Division in White Collar Crimes. This past summer, he was working in the Executive Office of the Center for American Progress.
As Executive Vice President, he will continue to fight against tuition increases, and work with USG to fight against any plans to increase tuition. Additionally, he will continue to advocate for 24/7 library hours, until then he will make sure that students have extended hours during weekdays and weekends as well as 24 hours during midterms and finals. He will also work to expand services such the career center and computer labs. As one of the largest responsibilities of USG, club funding, he will work with all club leaders and the Campus Affairs Vice President to ensure speedy funding to all organizations.
Besides being a political enthusiast, he also enjoys cooking and taking up culinary arts along with listening to classical music. After he graduates the City College of New York he hopes to pursue a graduate degree and continue his work in the service of the public.
Room: NAC 1/109