Karly Kaufman was an unsuccessful ASUCD Senate candidate during the Winter 2004 election with LEAD. Karly was also the 2004-2005 ASUCD Environmental Policy and Planning Commission chair. She was involved in the creation of the ASUCD Campus Center for the Environment. Karly also participated in ASUCD Lobby Corps, ASUCD State and National Affairs Office, and the California Student Sustainability Coalition.