Student Services Finance Committee (SSFC)

Under the authority of Wisconsin Statute 36.09(5), it is the students’ right and obligation to oversee the distribution of segregated fees.

The Student Services Finance Committee (SSFC) is the allocations branch of the Associated Students of Madison at UW-Madison. The committee allocates approximately $51 million in segregated fees, in consultation with UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank.

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What Budgets Does SSFC Have Influence Over?

The Student Services Finance Committee (SSFC) makes funding decisions on the following:

Allocable (meaning direct amendments to budgets):

Non-Allocable (meaning giving recommendations to budgets):

How Can I Join the SSFC?

The Student Services Finance Committee (SSFC) is a committee of 15 students:

  • 4 appointed directly from the Student Council
  • 5 appointed from the Nominations Board
  • 6 generally elected from the student body

There are different ways to get involved with the SSFC or ASM in general, but keep an eye out for student election based emails sent to the student body!

Why Should I Join the SSFC?

Build Skills:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Articulating Thoughts and Opinions
  • Debate and Discussion Skills
  • Reading and Interpreting Budgets
  • Networking with Campus Leadership

The SSFC is a paid position within the student government, averaging about 5-10 hours per week.

There are three leadership positions within the SSFC:

  • SSFC Chair
  • SSFC Vice Chair
  • SSFC Secretary

There are also additional opportunities to sit on various Shared Governed committees as an SSFC representative that include:

  • University Health Services Advisory Board
  • Recreational Sports Advisory Board
  • Union Council
  • Student Transportation Board

SSFC Members

Tessa Reilly

Position title: SSFC Chair; Student Transportation Board Chair

Email: ssfc@asm.wisc.edu

Grace D'Souza

Position title: SSFC Vice Chair; Union Council Member

Email: gdsouza@wisc.edu

Vanessa Rooyakkers

Position title: SSFC Secretary

Email: vrooyakkers@wisc.edu

Jared Biddle

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: jebiddle@wisc.edu

Xinying Chen

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: xchen764@wisc.edu

Robin Du

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: rdu26@wisc.edu

Will Klos

Position title: SSFC Representative; Recreation and Wellbeing Advisory Board Member

Email: wdklos@wisc.edu

Jordan Pasbrig

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: jpasbrig@wisc.edu

Kieran Talley

Position title: SSFC Representative; Student Transportation Board Member

Email: ktalley@wisc.edu

Roshan Verma

Position title: SSFC Representative; University Health Services Advisory Board Member

Email: rverma9@wisc.edu

Xuan Wang

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: xwang2396@wisc.edu

Donny Xu

Position title: SSFC Representative

Email: axu39@wisc.edu

Non-voting Members

Katie Steigleder

Position title: Funding Advisor

Email: ksteigleder@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-0270