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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.  


Executive Officers | Term of Office April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018

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. 

SGA PresidentPresident
Michael Palaroan
PharmD 2020

Chair:
By-laws committee
Attends Meetings: 
Board of Trustee 
Administrative Student Affairs Council

SGA Vice PresidentVP (Pomona)
Christopher Lim
PharmD 2020

Co-Chair:
Senate
Outreach Committee
Coordinates:
Class elections

 

SGA Vice President COMP-NWVP (Lebanon)
Natalia Bailey 
DO 2020

Co-Chair:
Senate
Outreach Committee
Coordinates:
Class elections

SGA SecretarySecretary
Jina Ha 
PharmD 2020

Chair:
Newsletter Committee
Outreach Committee
Records:
Senate meeting votes and minutes

SGA TreasurerTreasurer
Jasmine Davatgar
PharmD 2020

Chair:
Finance Committee
Manages:
SGA budget 

SGA Club CoordinatorClub-Coordinator
Ashley Jeong
PharmD 2020

Chair:
Student Organization Committee
Coordinates:
Campus-wide club events
Manages:
Club relations 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interested in becoming an EXECUTIVE officer?

Per the Student Body Bylaws, elections are held no later than the last week of February. The officers of President-elect and 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.

The Application Process

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. 

  1. Complete an EXECUTIVE officer application.
  2. Meet with the Student Affairs Professional for you college (they must sign your application) and University Student Affairs.
  3. Attend the mandatory candidate meeting (watch for an e-mail) and bring your signed application.
  4. Present at open forum. 

Executive OFFICER APPLICATION

 

 

 

 

 


Class Officers | Term of office varies by program

Available Positions

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. 

On-campus classes:

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

Off-campus classes:

Class Representatives

Fall Elections

Elections will occur for the following classes in September:

First Year:

DMD 
DO (Pomona & Lebanon) 
DPM
DPT
DVM 
OD
PharmD 
MSNE 
MSMS

Second Year:

MSNE

Third Year:

PharmD 

Spring Elections

Elections will occur for the following classes in March:

All:

MSHS
MSMS
MSBS

Second Year:

MSPA 
PharmD

 Second &Third Year:

DMD 
DO (Pomona & Lebanon)
DPM
DPT
DVM 
OD

Fourth Year:

DMD

The Application Process

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. Be sure to watch for e-mails about the election process.

If you are interested in running for a position:

  1. Complete a CLASS officer application.
  2. Meet with the Student Affairs Professional for your college (they must sign your application).
  3. Attend the mandatory candidate meeting (watch for an e-mail) and bring your signed application.
  4. Present at open forum for your class (watch for an e-mail).

CLASS OFFICER APPLICATION