The Elon Student Government Association is having its spring 2021 elections on March 18 and 19.
Students will be able to vote for members of the executive board, as well as their class representatives and members of the finance board.
Below are the class of 2023 representative positions and what their roles and responsibilities are.
Class presidents — uncontested
The class president represents their class throughout Elon University as a whole. Each class president has specific initiatives and serves on different committees in SGA. They focus on issues that directly impact their class year, and are in charge of planning events for their year.
Major: Integrative Biology
Home state: Maryland
Goal: "Whether or not the student body passes the new constitutional changes, I want to be a driving force in the transition of bettering this campus for both the Senate and the student body by targeting three main areas: transparency, sustainability and student engagement."
Class vice president — vacant
The class vice president also aids in event planning and carrying out initiatives the president has for the class. Their position also determines appointments and voting on legislation during business meetings.
Class secretary — uncontested
The Class Secretary is in charge of communication throughout their class. By focusing on social media, and keeping lines of communication open between class representatives, the secretary works to make sure their class delegates work efficiently and smoothly together.
Major: Political Science
Home state: North Carolina
Goal: "With my accomplishments and my passion for SGA, if re-elected, I will continue to be an advocate for the members of my fellow class by fighting for their interests, listening to their fears and supporting their beliefs."
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Class treasurer — uncontested
The class treasurer manages the finance for each class and also has a seat on the Finance Board. The Treasurer is responsible for facilitating reimbursements for class events.
Home state: Massachusetts
Goal: "To ensure all organizations on our campus are fairly represented and given the resources to be successful. "
Once elected, each senator is responsible for voting on legislation introduced in SGA meetings. They are also required to join committees in SGA. The junior class has two senators.
Major: Political Science, Sport Management minor
Home state: North Carolina
Goal: "I want to implement more ideas and initiatives for mental health and wellness for students."
Major: Strategic Communications and Media Analytics
Home state: Tennesse
Goal: "My goal if elected is to create a unified campus in which individual ideas, passions, and concerns are heard and addressed."
Home state: Florida
Goal: "I want to improve communication with students and faculty about academic, social and Covid-related news as well as strengthen the mental health of students on campus as a whole."