The Student Government Association
There are a variety of student organizations that reflect the diverse interests of the campus. There are many opportunities for all students interested in expanding their social, professional and academic development.
Currently, there are approximately 30 student organizations operating on campus. These student organizations are classified under six categories: Academic, Business, Special Interest, Religions, Honorary and Greek letter organizations. The Office of Student Life and Develoment in conjunction with the Student Governement Associations Interorganization Committee monitors the recognized student organizations activities.
The Student Government Association (SGA) represents the student body by serving as the liaison between the students and the administration. The SGA, faculty and staff share the responsibility of making decisions that affect campus life. The SGA has an Executive and Legislative board.
The SGA seeks to maintain a spirit of cooperation in the activities of the University and encourages student initiative through service. The SGA also oversees many student activities and serves as an advisory body in many areas of the University.
The SGA office is located on the 1st floor of the Norman E. Ward, Sr. University Center. Responsibilities of the SGA and information concerning student participation in the various phases of self-governance are detailed in the Student Handbook.
SGA is overseen by the Office of Student Life & Development. Students are encouraged to seek membership and actively participate in student organizations at Central State. These student organizations enhance the campus community and provide students with the opportunity to develop responsibility and leadership outside the classroom.
Complete information concerning these student organizations is available in the Student Handbook.
For additional information contact the Office of Student Life and Development at (937) 376-6035 or the Student Government Association Office at (937) 376- 6443.
The Executive Branch of the Student Government Association consists of the Student Government Association President, Vice President, Finance Board Chair, Chief Justice, Public Relations Board Chair, Mr. Central State University, Miss Central State Univeristy and the Student Trustee(s).
The Executive Board serves as a selective sounding board for the introduction of new policies and programs and serves as a communication network to the Student Governement Association. The Executive Boeard acts in the best interest of the Student Governement Association when the Student Governement Association is not in session.
Executive Board Members 2012-2013
Anique Thomas- President
Jasmine L. Williams- Vice President
Cherra Ross- Executive Secretary
Angelica Edwards- Finance Chair
Daya Good- Chief Justice
Kiera Davis- Public Relations Trustee
Vacant- Student Trustee(s)
The Legislative Branch of the Student Governement Association consists of the Student Senate. The Senate consists of ten student senators. Each senator's duty includes participation in one standing committee of Student Government Association and is required to work on at least three action reports per month, or as issued to them by the Student Government Association President or Vice President.
The Class President serves as an elected representative of their respective classes in the Student Government Association. They communicate the concerns of their class to the Student Government Association. The Class President should should act in the best interest of the Student Government Association and the class that they represent.
Student Trustees serve as the Central State University student representative to the university Board of Trustess. Student Trustees are required to make one monthly report to the Student Governement Association on Board of Trustee matters.
Legislative Board Members 2012-2013
Zuriel Clark- Academic Affairs Senator
Norman Houston, Jr. -Activities Senator
Derek Mays- Athletics/Health and Wellness
Crystal Henderson- Communter Senator
Jamaal Scot t- IOC Senator
Courtland Love- Multicultural Affairs Senator
Nuri-Flowers- NPHC Senator
Teaairra Tolbert- Residence Life Senator
Bianca Jackson- Service Learning Senator
Bianca Edwards- Student Affairs Senator
Class Presidents 2012-2013
Chad Tillman- Senior Class President
Samantha Trotter- Junior Class president
Derrick Cotton- Sophomore Class President
Brenitaze Moore- Freshman Class President
To contact any member of the Executive or Legislative Board please call the Student Governement Association Office at (937) 376-6443.