The advisors of Student Senate help make sure the Valparaiso University administration is aware of Student Senate’s actions. The advisors also help connect the Executive Committee with different departments around the university. They are essential in Student Senate’s overall goal in evolving the Valpo community.

Vice President for Student Life Steve Janowiak

  • Steve Janowiak joined Valparaiso University in 2013 and currently serves as the Vice President for Student Life. In this role, Steve provides leadership and oversight for all areas in the Student Life Division and serves as the co-advisor for the Valparaiso University Student Senate.

Associate Dean of Students Ryan Blevins

  • Ryan Blevins joined Valparaiso University in 2008 and currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students. In this role, Ryan provides leadership and oversight for the Office of Residential Life, Campus Judicial and Conduct processes, and serves as one of the crisis response managers for the University, representing Student Life. Ryan also serves as the co-advisor for the Student Senate.