Trinity Washington University’s Student Government Council

The Student Government Council (SGC) is comprised of individual class presidents and vice presidents, Campus Activities Association (CAA) leaders, along with Commuter Student Council (CSC) leaders.

We work within the Office of Student Affairs and have monthly meetings to plan out and organize events for the semester.

All Student Affairs activities this semester will be held virtually, including SGC meetings. Our monthly meetings are mandatory for elected officers to attend. 

Supporting members of SGC are also encouraged to join us if they would like to share their input and ideas for the semester during our meetings.

Ingrid Tchouamo - SGC President

Originally from Cameroon, Ingrid Tchouamo is a senior at Trinity Washington University, majoring in psychology with a chemistry minor. Currently enrolled in the Honors program at her school, Ingrid follows a pre-med track, because of her interest in medicine. On campus, Ingrid has served as her class vice-president for the past three years, where she has organized student-led events focused on academic, professional, and leadership development. At the end of Spring 2022, she was elected to serve as Student Government Council President for the 2022-2023 academic year. Over the summer, Ingrid worked as a chemistry laboratory assistant, where she spent her time conducting research on chemicals in cosmetics products. During her free time, Ingrid volunteers at a local hospital where she performs various duties in different departments. She also enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family.

Campus Activities Association Leaders

Campus Activities Association (CAA) is responsible for developing engaging and educational programs for the general student body at Trinity Washington University. 

We work along SGC and all clubs on campus to coordinate events and encourage student involvement.

Leilani Hopkins - CAA President

Leilani Hopkins, is a nursing major, a  5th Generation Washingtonian, and a product of the DC Public School system. Before graduating from McKinley Technology High School she was very active at school. She served as the President of not only the student body but also the class of 2020, where she worked hard to improve her class’ school experience. Additionally, she was proud to serve as the captain of the girls’ softball team where she played 3rd base since freshman year.  In addition to her leadership roles at school, she was also a member of the Robotics team, Recycling club, The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), and Theater Club. In addition, she was also a member of the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP) from the age of six until she graduated high school, playing the violin and viola. Before transferring to Trinity, she was a Senator at large for her previous college student body. 

Outside of school, Leilani worked in the nursing unit at Howard University Hospital for three years, gaining experience and exposure and further fueling the fire that burns inside her to become a nurse and researcher.   She loves kids and hates to see them hurting and in pain, and the best way to help them was by becoming a nurse. In the meantime, she has worked with DC Parks & Recreation (DPR) for the past two years as a Roving leader going to locations around the city and taking activities to the children. 

Ammi Cabrera - CAA Vice President

Ammi Cabrera was born in Ciudad Juarez in Mexico. She is currently a Senior, majoring in English, and minoring in Africana and Religious studies. She is hoping to go into law school afterward to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer. Currently, she is part of the soccer team as  #16. Her goal as CAA President is to be able to support and connect club leaders on campus. She is an advocate for DACA rights. She also loves watching movies, reading books, and taking naps. She also loves taking care of her plants. Her favorite Starbucks drink is the dragon drink.

Commuter Student Council Leaders

Annissa Young - CSC President

Born and raised in Jamaica, Annissa migrated to the United States with her sisters when she was 15. She is a first-generation college student that is determined to be a successful young woman in the sustainable development field and a role model for other young ladies, especially her sisters. Currently, she is a senior at Trinity, double-majoring in Business Administration and Psychology with a concentration in Global Business/Sustainable Development and Developmental Psychology. Also, she is the president of the Commuter Student Association(CSA), one of the founders and V.P. of the Sustainable Initiatives Club (SIC)) and the secretary of the Business and Economics Club. With her acquired knowledge, Annissa’s goal is to preserve the Earth for future generations by inflicting the necessary changes needed.

Jamileth Mendez - CAA Vice President

Jamileth Mendez is a senior at Trinity, where she is majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Global Business while double minoring in both Early Childhood Education and Environmental Justice. She was born in Washington, D.C., but raised in Prince George’s, Maryland. She is a first-generation Mexican American student. Although she is a full-time student, she serves as the club President for the “Business and Economics Club,” Vice President for the “Commuter Student Association,” social media director for “The Sustainability Initiatives Club,” and works as a writing tutor at the Writing Center. During her free time, she likes to go on walks, visit places, paint, and spend time with her family. She also loves her daily French vanilla iced coffee. Her ultimate goal is to serve as a role model for her siblings and other family members. More specifically,” anything is possible to do in life!”

Gold Class (2023) Leaders

Karen Cruz-Carbajal - Gold Class President

Karen was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She is a Senior at Trinity Washington University double majoring in Political Science and International Affairs. She is the president of the senior gold class. As a Sophomore in High School, she became a student ambassador which opened a door of interest in politics and foreign policy. In her senior year of High School, she decided she would pursue a degree that would teach her more about the political system in the United States. Karen’s struggles at the beginning of her college career did not stop or discourage her but developed her determination to succeed and achieve her goals. In her spare time, Karen is the President of the new Sustainability Initiatives Club at Trinity.

Deborah Delcid - Gold Class Vice President

Deborah Delcid is a current senior at Trinity Washington University, double majoring in political science and international relations. Over the years, she has tapped a strong passion for advocacy. Deborah has participated in the Trinity fellowship at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, received a research grant through Trinity Global Leadership Initiative, and is a member of Trinity’s Sustainable Initiatives Club. Her experiences have inspired her to pursue a career in the policy field where she will continue to serve her community.

Red Class (2024) Leaders

Michelle Lainez - Red Class President

Michelle was born in San Miguel, El Salvador. Michelle is pursuing a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice at Trinity Washington University. She is an aspiring lawyer who wants to help her community have a better quality of life. As a DMV youth leader, Michelle has served the immigrant movement through grassroots organizing. She is a current fellow at PoderLatinx. On campus, Michelle founded Trinity  Women in Law to help her Trinity sisters through their journey in pursuing the legal field. Outside of school, she loves listening to Bad Bunny, dancing, and animals. Additionally, she will help improve all aspects of campus life by planning events that place inclusion and enriched college experiences at the forefront. Michelle is committed to making Trinity a student lead campus.

Oluwatobiloba Ayodeji - Red Class Vice President

Originally from Nigeria and having spent 14 years of her life there, Oluwatobiloba (Tobi) Ayodeji is fluent in both English and her native language; Yoruba. She majors in psychology with a particular interest in industrial psychology. She is the psychology club president and the vice president of the class of 2024. She also spent her 2022 summer serving as a Cunneen fellow at the Latin American Youth Center. She has very few hobbies but they are mind-calming and some of them include: swimming, crocheting, baking, and cooking. In addition to these, she loves to stay home in solitude and watch crime shows, or period dramas. While she is not restricted to just one music genre, if she had to choose, her favorite music genre would be classical music because of how soothing it is. She also loves two types of foods which are: Italian and African food because she loves pasta and its versatility, and African food because it is what she grew up eating.

Blue Class (2025) Leaders

Laura Camila Perez - Blue Class President

Camila Perez is pursuing a double major in Global Affairs and Communications with a concentration in Foreign Policy. She is Class President of the Blue Class, a member of the Trinity Women in Law Club as well as a current fellow student at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). 

Camila enjoys playing tennis, reading, and values spending quality time with family and friends. 

She aspires to be a foreign official and is passionate about helping undocumented students as they navigate through the college application process. Camila will work with her fellow Trinity sisters to meet the needs of students on campus.

Lakshmi Mosquera Herrera - Blue Class Vice President

Immigrating from Cali, Colombia at the age of 10, Lakshmi Mosquera Herrera is a proud Afro-Latina. Lakshmi’s pronouns are she/hers/ella. She is a Global Affairs Major and a Psychology Minor. She has been living in DC since 2017 before living in Maryland during her time in the US. Lakshmi is the Blue Class Vice-President. 

Since the age of 13, she has worked in advocacy. Lakshmi first started advocating for immigrant rights but is now advocating for a variety of issues (ie. climate change, gun violence, black oppression. etc…). She hopes to use that experience to ensure that the Blue Class is better for every member. Her platform is focused on building community on campus (residents and commuters alike) by holding more social events and making sure students feel represented. Lakshmi’s main hobbies are singing, writing, and reading.

Green Class (2026) Leaders

Christy Ramos - Green Class President

Christy Ramos is originally from Maryland and a freshman at Trinity Washington University. She is majoring in elementary education and aspires to be a teacher for second graders. Christy is the acting president of the freshman class. Christy likes to sing and dance in her free time as well as do her makeup. Christy’s favorite color is purple and lavender.

Jamilehy Ramos - Green Class Vice President

Jamilehy is a freshman majoring in business at Trinity Washington University. Jamilehy’s nickname is Jam since her name tends to be difficult for people to pronounce. Although Jam was raised in Maryland, she was born in New Jersey—Newark. Just like Whitney Houston, Queen Latifah, and Shaquille O’Neal. Both of Jamilehy’s parents are from El Salvador, so that makes her a full Salvadoran. Jam and her twin sister are the first members of their family to attend college. Jam says that she finds happiness when she is singing and dancing in her free time. Her favorite colors are pink and black.