Andy Swokowski fulfills the student at large Activities Council position. He is a voting member of the council, and is currently a Western senior majoring in management.
Q: In your opinion, why should students care or be involved in the AS?
A: The AS provides an outlet for students to voice their concerns and to be involved in the operations of the campus community. It gives students the ability to make decisions on issues that directly affect them. Students should care because issues do not get solved by idle hands.
Q: Why did you join the Activities Council?
A: I was asked by the Vice President of Activities, Nate Panelo, if I would like the position. I accepted.
Q: In your opinion, what is the most important council objective?
A: Its most important objective is to give new clubs funding so they can accomplish activities they wish to pursue.
Q: What do you plan to do after college?
A: My long term goal is to design and own golf courses. I have new ideas for golf couse designs that I look forward to implementing.
Q: Where did you grow up?
A: My father was in the U.S. Navy, so I moved around and lived in several locations such as Idaho, Scotland, Washington and Hawaii.
Q: How would your friends/family describe you?
A: This is a hard question because how I perceive myself is probably different from how my friends and family perceive me. My family looks at me differently than my friends. But in general... confindent, open with my ideas and able to make quick and educated decisions.
Q: If you could only have one hobby, what would it be?
A: Playing golf!