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Administration

Executive board

Office of the President

Katelyn King, Student Body President

Kate King is the Student Body President for Central Michigan University's Student Government Association. She is a senior majoring in statistics and minoring in accounting and leadership. Kate has previously served as the special projects coordinator for SGA. Outside of SGA, Kate was the Leadership Safari Staff Assistant, gives tours through Campus Ambassadors, and volunteers through Special Olympics. In her current role as Student Body President, Kate oversees the external operations of SGA. She oversees the Office of the SGA President to ensure that SGA is communicating and outreaching into the CMU community. As Student Body President, some of the committees Kate sits on are the Board of Trustees Student Liaison Committee and Shared Governance & Communication Committee, and is one of three members on the Student Body Executive Board.


Email: SGA@cmich.edu or king2ka@cmich.edu
Office: 989-774-7421 Bovee UC 104 H

Office of the Vice President

Dylan Baker, Student Body Vice President

Dylan Baker is the Student Body Vice President of CMU's Student Government Association. He is a Junior majoring in Human Resource Management with a minor in leadership & hospitality from Byron, MI. Outside of SGA, Dylan serves as a Campus Ambassador, an Orientation Mentor, a Leadership Safari Guide, Program Board, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and works in the Student Employment Services Office. In his current role as the Student Body Vice President, Dylan works to oversee all of the internal affairs of SGA. He supervises all of the standing committees and chairs our general board. He oversees the Office of the Vice President to ensure that the internal workings of SGA operate smoothly and works to ensure that everyone feels represented and included in the conversations. He oversees many committees and sits on the Board of Trustees Student Liaison Committee.

Email: SGA@cmich.edu or baker1dm@cmich.edu
Office: 989-774-7421 | Bovee UC 104 J

Office of the Treasurer

Liv Schwartz, Treasurer

Liv Schwartz is the Student Body Treasurer of Central Michigan University's Student Government Association. She is a junior majoring in international relations with minors in political science, cultural and global studies, and ASL from Hamilton, Michigan. In her current role as the Student Body Treasurer, she is focused on empowering and engaging students through budget transparency and conversations when formulating how to spend our money sustainably, as well as creating a more equitable and inclusive campus. She maintains the SGA budget and ensures that all funds are used responsibly in accordance with the student body's votes and regulations. As the Student Body Treasurer, she also sits on the SBAC Committee and the Chair of CPF and Review Committee. She is excited to make connections with other students and help other student leaders on campus accomplish their goals!


Email: schwa1or@cmich.edu
Office: 989-774-7421 Bovee UC 104 G

SGA Body Organization

​Cabinet

The SGA Cabinet works to ensure that the organization is running efficiently and effectively. Each member of Cabinet is charged with a leadership function, and reports to either the president, vice-president, or treasurer.

Executive Cabinet consists of the executive secretary, director of internal affairs, legal clinic director, chief of staff, SBAC chair, parliamentarian, project coordinator, historian, director of equity and inclusion, elections director, digital marketing director, city commission liaison, director of external affairs, and the committee chairs. There are also appointed and elected positions that include fraternity and sorority life representatives, an athletics liaison, and the House and Senate leaders.

Senate

SGA Senate consists of 24 senators, which represent one of the following: College of Business Administration, College of Arts and the Media, College of Education and Human Services, Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, College of Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, College of Science and Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Undeclared & Global Campus.

House

SGA House consists of members from each registered student organization. As members of the House, RSOs are able to obtain Student Budget Allocation Committee (SBAC) funding for conferences and projects.

SGA Committees

The SGA Academic Affairs Committee seeks out academic issues, brought forth by students and relays them to Academic Senate.

Committee Functions:

  • Be responsible for addressing all academic-oriented issues on campus that can either directly or indirectly affect students.
  • Have at least one committee member serving as a voting member of the Academic Senate.

The SGA Diversity Committee works to foster awareness within CMU, Mt. Pleasant, and SGA.

Committee Functions:

  • Plan at least one (1) program per semester to foster learning and conversation pertaining to diversity education and issues amongst the campus community.
  • Meet with the Vice-President for Institutional Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer once a semester within the first month of said semester to establish goals and promote CMU's inclusive programming and policy.
  • Monitor university enforcement of public acts related to diversity and theStrategic Plan for Achieving Diversity.

The Governmental Affairs Committee acts as a political liaison between SGA, CMU, and all levels of government to promote awareness of student related issues. The committee is tasked with remaining non-partisan and objective, focusing on student issues.

Committee Functions:

  • Organize a program for students focused on legislative issues
  • Organize trips, as needed, to the state and national capital in order to communicate the legislative concerns of CMU students.
  • Establish and remain in contact with Michigan University Student Governments or other representative bodies.

The SGA Special Events andOutreach Committee works with the vice-president to strengthen the relationship between SGA and the student body, and encourages students, faculty, staff, and administrators to show school spirit by putting on programs and other initiatives.

Committee Functions:

  • Create and implement outreach strategies targeted to specific audiences.
  • Encourage cooperation between RSOs through programs, workshops and networking.
  • Have a chair chosen in consultation with the Office of Student Activities and Involvement.
  • Act as SGA's liaison to the Office of Student Activities and Involvement programming.

The SGA Sustainability Committee leads educational initiatives to encourage sustainable choices on campus.

Committee Functions:

  • Have a chair who serves on the Campus Sustainability Advisory Committee during their term if possible
  • Meet with Facilities Management once per semester within their first month of said semester to establish goals and promote CMU's sustainable ventures
  • Work actively with sustainability-focused organizations on campus
  • Plan at least (1) event each semester to promote sustainability