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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, 2018 – March 31, 2019

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. 

Head shot of 2018-2019 SGA Executive President Julissa Hoogeveen

President
Julissa Hoogeveen
DVM 2021

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

Head shot of 2018-2018 Executive SGA Vice President Eduardo Glass

VP (Pomona)
Eduardo Glass
DPM 2021

Co-Chair:
Senate
Outreach Committee
Coordinates:
Class elections

Head shot of 2018-2019 Executive Vice President - COMP Northwest Kali Chiriboga

VP (Lebanon)
Kali Chiriboga
DO 2021

Co-Chair:
Senate
Outreach Committee
Coordinates:
Class elections

Head shot of 2018-2019 SGA Executive Secretary Yvonne Alva

Secretary
Yvonne Alva
PharmD 2021

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

Head shot of 2018-2019 SGA Executive Treasurer Gregory Marchese

Treasurer
Gregory Marchese
DMD 2021

Chair:
Finance Committee
Manages:
SGA budget 

Head shot of 2018-2019 SGA Executive Club Coordinator Keana Mendoza

Club-Coordinator
Keana Mendoza
PharmD 2021

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).

Application