Tanya Shah SEAS '14 majored in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in English and Comparative Literature. She was an elected member of the Engineering Student Council throughout her college tenure and worked as a Resident Adviser for three years.
Tanya's student council career started unluckily when she set the record for number of ties in a freshman popular election by tying twice. She was eventually elected as the Class of 2014 Representative. She was elected the Vice President of Policy in her senior year as a member of the party PSet 150.
Tanya's major achievements on the Policy Committee include the following:
- Good Samaritan Policy (Responsible Community Action Policy)
- Tanya helped Logan Donovan in her push to institute a Good Samaritan Alcohol and Drug Use Policy at Columbia University
- Their work here eventually led to the institution of the Responsible Community at Columbia (RC@C) alcohol education that replaced alchohol.edu as a first-year requirement
- SEAS Pass/Fail
- SEAS Honor Code
|ESC Vice President of Policy