Committees and Boards Overview

The Student Government Association has multiple committees and boards, dedicated to serving the student body. Learn more about each of them below!


Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs committee serves as a link between students, faculty, and administration regarding all academic matters.

Committee Chair: Hanna Nuttall, Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Meetings: Tuesdays, 7:00pm, 410 Ell Hall

Communications and Events

The Communications and Events committee is dedicated to student outreach through public relations, events, and social media.

Committee Co-Chairs: Cameron Woods, Executive Director of Communications & Emily Newell, Executive Director of Events
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Meetings: Thursday, 6:00pm, SGA Conference Room

Elections Committee

The Elections Committee determines the policies, procedures, and communications efforts for all student body-wide elections. In addition, the Committee deals with civic engagement efforts on campus.

Committee Chair: Maria Firan, Elections Chair
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Meetings: Thursdays, 6:30pm, 342 Curry Student Center

Student Affairs

The Student Affairs committee works closely with the Office of Student Affairs. They deal with issues relating to athletics, residential life, student conduct, and more.

Committee Chair: Erykah Kangbeya, Vice President for Student Affairs
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Meetings: Tuesdays, 6:00pm, 342 Curry Student Center

Student Services

The Student Services committee works to improve the life of all students on campus. It deals with issues relating to dining, housing, UHCS, and more.

Committee Chair: William Opet, Vice President for Student Services
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Meetings: Thursdays, 7:00pm, 408 Ell Hall



Finance Board

The Finance Board is responsible for allocating the Student Activity Fee to student organizations for specific events and annual budgets.

Board Chair: David Hope, Comptroller
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Meetings: Wednesdays, 7:00pm, 433 Curry Student Center

Operational Appeals Board

The Operational Appeals Board serves as the judicial branch of the Association, charged with hearing appeals from all students regarding alleged violations of the Association’s governing documents by other SGA boards and committees.

Board Chair: Karl Salvatore, Parliamentarian
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Meetings: As needed, when called by the Chair

Sustainability Board

The Sustainability Board is charged with hearing proposals for projects to create renewable energy on campus. The Board is governed by the Renewable Energy Initiatives Board Manual, which is approved by the Senate.

Board Chair: William Opet, Vice President for Student Services
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Meetings: Wednesdays, 7:30pm, 200 Hastings

Student Involvement Board

The Student Involvement Board serves as the Student Government Association’s official liaison to student organizations. The Board also advises the Director of Campus Activities in matters regarding student organizations.

Board Chair: Keiler Dunbar, Vice President for Student Involvement
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Meetings: Wednesdays, 6:00pm, 435 Curry Student Center