Student Assistants to the Chancellor, William Sampson and Abigail Edwards

Welcome to the 2018–19 Student Advisors to the Chancellor

Abigail Edwards and William Sampson are the student advisors to the chancellor for 2018–19.

Abigail is a fourth-year majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems and minoring in History.  She is the project manager for the UC Davis D-Lab’s Republic of Georgia Working Group and is a 2018 Blum Fellow. She was also the 2017/18 Student Farm CSA Coordinator, served as an officer of IGNITE at UC Davis for the past 2 years, and has served on the ASUCD Academic Affairs Commission as a commissioner for 2 years and as the chair this past year.

William is a fifth-year Native American Studies and History double major.  His tribal affiliation is Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  He is involved with the Native American Student Union and is also a member of the Tennis Club and Bowling Club at UC Davis.  He has worked for the Native American Academic Student Success Center (The Native Nest) and the Student Recruitment and Retention Center - American Indian Recruitment & Retention.

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