Cari Ham was appointed to the ASUCD Senate by Kalen Gallagher in January 2005 after Adam Barr stepped down. She orginally ran as a sophomore in February of 2004 on the Student Focus slate. Her term expired when Barr's would have in February 2005.
Shortly before her new appointment, she served on the Gender and Sexuality Commission and was the Executive Office's Chief of Staff. While working for the Gender and Sexuality Commission Cari allegedly "verbally assaulted" a conservative attendee of a Generation Sex event (Rebuttal).
Cari is a graduate of Washington High School in Fremont, CA. She used to make fun of Paul Harms, who also attended WHS (she didn't like Paul's LL Bean lunchbox.)