Student Government Association
Purpose of the Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) shall serve as the supreme governing body of the undergraduate student population. The general purpose of the SGA shall be to:
- Provide for the broad involvement and effective representation of all undergraduate students.
- Promote communication and relationships between the administration, students, faculty, alumni and surrounding community.
- Advocate for the advancement, general freedom and welfare of the student body.
- Guarantee an active and intimate student voice in student and university decisions.
- Manage funds derived from the student activity fee to sponsor events that promote the intellectual, cultural, political and social development of the student population.
- Serve as a mechanism whereby student may properly discuss opinions, views, and aspirations with the expectation that they will be acted upon in the appropriate manner.
- Preserve ideals and traditions in order to promote school spirit, encourage school pride and motivate the improvement of the campus.
- Work to defend and preserve the rights and privileges of student.
- Execute to the fullest extent the authority, responsibilities and duties thus entrusted.
- Engage in all necessary steps to protect the welfare of the student body.
Officers for 2017/2018
SGA President: Paris Holmes
Phone: (410) 951-1244
SGA Business Manager: Sandra Rockson
Phone: (410) 951-1243
SGA Executive Secretary: Arynne Wilburn
Phone: (410) 951-1238
Clubs/organizations elect two senators to sit on the SGA who have voting power.
The committees within the SGA are:
- The Executive Committee
- The Elections Committee
- Finance Committee
- Committee on Clubs/Organizations
- The Rules Committee
Contact (410) 951-1240 for any further questions. Any student who would like a copy of the SGA Constitution and By-Laws, please stop by the SGA office located in the J. Millard Tawes Center.