The purpose of the UPB shall be to present a varied series of educational, social, cultural, recreational, and entertainment programs which attempt to meet the diverse needs and interests of the University of Missouri St. Louis community.

  Take a look and meet our UPB team! 

Charles White

Position: Exec Chair- oversees the day to day operations of the University Program Board, serve as the official representative of UPB, and work with the advisor to ensure that UPB runs smoothly and effectively.  The Executive Chair will work to create a cohesive, team-oriented atmosphere in UPB.

Class Standing: Senior

Major: Media Studies

Hometown: Saint Louis, MO

Favorite Place on Campus: The Nosh

Katie basler

Position: Marketing Chair- oversees marketing efforts of the University Program Board, run the social media, and come up with new ways to promote the events. This position will also fulfill the duties of the Executive Chair when they are unable to fulfill their role.

Class Standing: Junior

Major: Business with an emphasis in Marketing

Hometown: Festus, MO

Favorite Place on Campus: TJ Café Starbucks

Sydney Stark


Position: Programs Chair

Class Standing: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice and Spanish

Hometown: Denver, CO

Favorite Place on Campus: The Mercantile Library or the SGA Office

Clarence Baker


Position: Programs Chair

Class Standing: Senior

Major: Information Systems

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Favorite Place on Campus: The Recreation and Wellness Center

The Program Chairs oversee the planning and implementation of on-campus and virtual events. The Programs Chair will also propose, plan, and implement new and creative events that enhance involvement at UMSL by providing opportunities for entertainment, social interaction and learning outside of the classroom. 

 Jessica Mode

Position: Advisor

Graduated: SIU Carbondale

Past Majors: Spanish/Higher Education

Fun Fact: She loves to cook, bake, play with her cats, and go for walks!