Lizbeth Velasquez is a fourth year political science major with a concentration in law and public policy. Lizbeth’s parents emigrated from Mexico to East Los Angeles where she also grew up. She attended Downey High School with the goal of reaching higher education and being the first in her family to receive a college degree. Her experience in high school set her out to be a leader; becoming co-editor-in-chief of yearbook and later captain of track and field.
Leen Almahdi is a fourth year student pursuing a degree in dietetics and food administration with a nutrition and dietetics concentration and a sociology minor. Leen was born and raised in Los Angeles to Syrian immigrant parents and attended Palisades Charter High School. In her last years there, Leen became heavily involved in student organizations due to the hostile environment she experienced fueled by the political climate at the time.
Daniel Galindo was born and raised in the Bay Area and is a second year transfer student studying political science. Daniel transferred between UC Santa Cruz and Diablo Valley College before finally coming to Long Beach State. In fall 2019, Daniel held one of the six ASI Senator-at-Large positions before becoming ASI treasurer in January 2020.