External Assistant Chief Justice Daniel Rivera is a sophomore from Pembroke Pines, FL majoring in International and Global Studies with a minor in Diplomacy and a certificate in Intelligence and National Security. Outside of Student Government, Daniel works at and is involved with the Burnett Honors College. Daniel joined SG his freshman year in SGLC and the Judicial Leadership Council. He serves as a member of the Judicial Outreach Committee, the Judicial Experience Committee, and the Latin/Hispanic Caucus. In his role as the External Assistant Chief Justice, he oversees and manages the outreach efforts and events of the Judicial Branch and serving as a coordinator for the SGLC and JLC programs. Daniel’s favorite part about the Judicial Branch is working with students on various appeals and our outreach initiatives to inform the student body on their rights.

Internal Assistant Chief Justice Jake Hanson is a senior from Sarasota, Florida, majoring in Political Science (International Relations) with a minor in Sociology and a certificate in Anthropology in Global Health. Outside of Student Government, Jake is a Burnett Honors Scholar, an Undergraduate Admissions Ambassador, and serves on the President’s Leadership Council. Within the Judicial Branch, his role as the Internal Assistant varies between maintaining council records and operations, as well as serving as one of the coordinators for the SGLC and JLC programs. Previously serving as the Judicial Experience Committee Chair, Jake’s favorite thing about the Judicial Branch is working one-on-one with students and promoting student rights on campus. Following graduation, Jake hopes to pursue a graduate degree in foreign policy and global health.

Chief Justice Lisyibet Silva is a senior from Coral Springs, Florida, majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish and a certificate in Spanish for the Legal World. She started her journey in Student Government as part of the 2021-22 SGLC cohort. She then went on to serve as Associate Justice in Spring 2022, and as Internal Assistant Chief Justice for the 2022-23 Judicial Council. She now has the honor of serving UCF as the Chief Justice—the chief administrative officer and leader of the Judicial Council. She oversees the several operational arms of the Judicial Branch, the Assistant Chief Justices, and the Judicial committees. Her favorite part of the Branch is the impartial advising services because of the one-on-one connections with students guiding them through sensitive University hearings.