Associated Students California Lutheran University Government

Executive Cabinet Officers


Josh Gatison

Josh Gatison '22

ASCLU President  
(805) 493-3462
Office Hours: M/W: 10:30am - 12:00pm, Th: 1:00pm - 3:00pm, F: 9:00am - 10:00am

Hometown: Castro Valley, CA
Major: Psychology
Minor: German 

On-Campus Involvement: Black Student Union, Cal Lutheran Board of Regents, Cal Lutheran Alumni Board

About: Josh Gatison is the current ASCLU President. He is from the Bay Area and is a Golden State Warriors fan. He also has an older sister and an older brother. He is a senior this year and has previously worked as a Community Service Center Intern for Student Life. In his free time, he likes to play and watch basketball, workout, and stream Netflix. His favorite show is Marvel's Agents of Shield.


David Bryant '22

ASCLU Senate Director 
(805) 493-3462
Office Hours: M: 10:30am - 11:30am, W: 11:00am - 1:00pm, F: 10:30am - 12:30pm

Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA
Major: Criminology & Criminal Justice
Minor: Psychology 

On-Campus Involvement: Presidential Host, Transfer Peer Advisor, Criminal Justice Student Association

About: This is David's third and final year on ASCLUG. As Senate Director, he hopes to create a positive impact on campus while also making it the best year yet for every student. In his free time, David enjoys working as an intern for Safe Passage Youth Foundation, taking unnecessarily long naps, watching movies, and exploring with friends. After college, David will most likely be attending either law school or grad school.


Nikki Howell '22

ASCLU Programs Board Director  
(805) 493-3462
Office Hours: M/W: 9:00am - 11:30am

Hometown: Burbank, CA
Major: Political Science (Emphasis in Public Policy)
Minor: Legal Studies 

On-Campus Involvement: Presidential Host, ASCLUG

About: As she heads into her final year at Cal Lutheran, Nikki is excited to be apart of ASCLUG for her third year. Nikki has previously been apart of the CLU Cheerleading Team and enjoys staying active in her free time by going to the gym or hiking! Nikki is a huge baseball fan and loves the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fun fact: she is fluent in American Sign Language!


Michael Zielinski '22

ASCLU Finance Director  
(805) 493-3462
Office Hours: W/F: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Business Administration (Emphasis in Information Technology Management) 

On-Campus Involvement: DSP Business Fraternity, Men's Volleyball, Media Services Technician

About: This is Michael's first year on ASCLUG and he is looking forward to getting more involved in student life and applying his passion for finance to his job. Michael is from San Diego and is a Padres fan. In his free time, he likes to play volleyball, hike, and go to the beach.


Austin Ziehl '24

ASCLU Relations Director  
(805) 493-3462
Office Hours: Tu/Th: 8:00am - 9:30am, W: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hometown: Carpinteria, CA
Major: Business (Emphasis in Entrepreneurship)

On-Campus Involvement: ASCLUG, Intramural Basketball, Investment Club

About: Austin is a sophomore starting his frst year as a member of the ASCLUG cabinet. He is excited to make a positive difference on campus. In his free time, Austin likes to stay active, watch sports, and spend quality time with friends and family.



Dr. Andrea Layne

ASCLU Executive Cabinet Advisor 
Director of Student Life
Student Life 
(805) 493-3304