Leavitt Center

Leavitt Center Executive Council

Mary Bennett
Mary Bennett
Director
mwbennett@suu.edu

Mary Bennett’s professional experience spans over 25 years in a range of Washington, D.C. institutions, including the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Washington Campus, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Electronic Transactions Association.

She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where she majored in Political Science. She lives in Ivins, Utah, with her husband Doug and volunteers at Windhorse Relations where she works with wild mustangs.

Cami Mathews
Cami Mathews
Student Director
leavittcenter@suu.edu

Cami Mathews is from Taylorsville, Utah. She is currently a graduate student in the Master’s of Interdisciplinary Studies program. She is passionate about gender equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and environmental protections.

Sadie Sanchez
Sadie Sanchez
Internship Coordinator
lcintern@suu.edu

Sadie Sanchez is a junior majoring in Political Science and Informational Systems. She is from Las Vegas, Nevada and interested in cyber security.

Kenten Pope
Kenten Pope
Event Manager

Kenten Pope is a graduate student in the Masters of Arts in Professional Communication program. He grew up in Vernal, Utah and loves presidential scandals, student funding, and elections. He plans to raise the quality of the center's events to 113%.

Cynthia Hawk
Cynthia Hawk

Cynthia Hawk is a junior Graphic Design major and Illustration minor. She is from St. George, Utah, and interested LGBTQ+ rights, women’s reproductive rights, education, health care, gender equality, and environmental issues.

Emilie Elizalde
Emilie Elizalde

Emilie Elizalde is a senior Criminal Justice major from Las Vegas, Nevada. Her political focus is on mass incarceration, white collar crime, and civil rights. Next year, she wants to help the center connect with the campus community and collaborate with others.

Logan Platt
Logan Platt

Logan Platt is a senior majoring in Biology with a minor in Outdoor Recreation and Sustainability. He is from South Ogden, Utah, and wants to get more people educated on politics and involved with the Leavitt Center. His main political focus is public lands.

Miles Anderson
Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson is a Master’s of Public Administration student from North Logan, Utah. He is interested in constitutional law and wants to get more people involved in the Leavitt Center. When it comes to political parties, he identifies as an independent.

Morgan Barney
Morgan Barney

Morgan Barney is a senior from Hatch, Utah, majoring in Spanish with a minor in Creative Writing and Legal Studies. She wants to start a Constitution Bowl in the Leavitt Center and is passionate about immigration and the wage gap.

Serena Woodhouse
Serena Woodhouse

Serena Woodhouse is a senior Economics and Anthropology major from West Valley City, Utah. She wants more students to be engaged in government sector employment. Her political interests include funding, lobbying, and structural discrimination.

Taylor Cella
Taylor Cella

Taylor Cella is a senior Information Systems major with a minor in Computer Science. She is from Syracuse, Utah and plans to create and carry out meaningful projects in the Leavitt Center. She is passionate about racial equality, gender equality, disability rights, and health care.

Victoria Stephens
Victoria Stephens

Victoria Stephens is a sophomore Political Science major with a minor in History. She is from Ogden, Utah and is passionate about gender equality, immigration, and refugees. This year in the center, hopes to increase event attendance and bring in more guest speakers.