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The Student Government Association (SGA) is the representative governing body of the students at Western University of Health Sciences, and consists of representatives from each class.  The SGA works with the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty and staff, and other student organizations to bring about changes that will benefit the student body.  

 


SGA Executive Officers | Term of Office April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

Class and club officers are overseen by the Executive Board pictured below. The primary function of the SGA Executive Team is to serve as a liaison between the students, faculty and administration. To get an idea of the role of each executive officer, we have listed some of their responsibilities.

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Executive President

Kaitlin Flavin
Program: DPM 2019

By-laws committee chair
Attends Board of Trustee meetings
Attends Administrative Student Affairs Council meetings

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Executive Vice-President (Pomona)

Sonoko Nakasato
Program: DMD 2019

Chair of the Senate meetings
Coordinates class elections
Co-chair of the Outreach Committee

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Executive Vice-President (Lebanon)

Joshua Nelson
Program: DO 2019

Chair of the Senate meetings
Coordinates class elections
Co-chair of the Outreach Committee

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Executive Secretary

Aya Alwahib 
Program: PharmD 2019

Chair of the Newsletter Committee
Co-chair of the Outreach Committee
Records minutes at Senate meetings

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Executive Treasurer

Linda Baldwin 
Program: DO 2019

Chair of the Finance Committee
Manages voting process at Senate meetings

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Executive Club-Coordinator

Thanh Nguyen
Program: DPM 2019

Chair of the Student Organization Committee
Coordinates campus-wide club events
Manages voting process at Senate meetings

Interested in becoming an executive officer?

Per 4.4.1 of the Student Body Bylaws, elections are held no later than the last week of February.  The officers of President-elect, Vice-President-elect (Pomona and Lebanon) are to be someone who has been a member of the Student Senate. If you are interested in becoming an executive officer, complete the Executive Officer application and be sure to watch for e-mails about the election process.

 


SGA Class Officers | Term of office varies by program

The Senate consists of class officers from all of the programs/colleges. Each class consists of the following positions. Refer to the Class Officer Application for a description of responsibilities by position. 

President
Vice-President
Treasurer
Secretary
Recreation Leader
Curriculum Representative
Alumni Representative
Library/Technology Representative

Off-campus classes only:

Class Representatives

Interested in becoming a class officer?

All candidates must apply by the announced deadline, be in good academic standing and adhere to the election process outlined in the Student Body Bylaws. If you are interested in becoming a class officer, complete the Class Officer application and be sure to watch for e-mails about the election process.


Upcoming Elections | September 2016

 Elections for the following classes will occur in September: 

DMD - 2020
DO - 2020 (Pomona )
DO - 2020 (Lebanon) 
DPM - 2020
DVM - 2020
OD - 2020
PharmD - 2020
MSNE - 2019
MSMS - 2017
MSNE - 2018
PharmD - 2018
DPT - 2019