Austin Sachtschale

At-Large Senator

Class of 2027

Pronouns: He/Him

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Major: Political Science, Economics

Minor: Ethics and Public Policy

Additional Involvement: Moot Court, Food Pantry, Leadership Development Association, Undergraduate Political Science Association, Undergraduate Economics Student Association, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity 

What are some goals and/or initiatives you are excited to work on this term?: The initiatives and goals I have for this administration are to empower the student body to engage in civic activities. As one of my primary objectives, I aim to equip students with the knowledge and tools necessary to increase political efficacy. Furthermore, I am committed to launching a student-run podcast interviewing government officials to increase understanding of the political process. Lastly, I envision to bolster the representation of youth within government spheres through advocacy on behalf of the University of Iowa undergraduate students.