Meet the Officers
The Executive Branch covers the administration aspect of SGA. It is composed of the Cabinet, Committees and the Freshman Programs.
The Cabinet acts as the authority of the Executive Staff and is made up of the Chief of Staff, Executive Secretary, Attorney General, Freshman Programs Presidents, Athletic Board Representative, and Directors of Academic Affairs, Athletics, Campus Life, Communications, Diversity, Environmental Affairs, External Affairs, Outreach, Special Events, and Technology, Tradition and Spirit. Cabinet coordinates and implements Executive initiatives among the general student community through the work on their various committees. For more information on these positions, please visit our Committees page.
Freshman Programs are comprised of three unique organizations: Freshman Board, Freshman Focus, and Freshman Forum. These programs serve as a means to provide leadership experiences to first-year students at UGA. For more information on these programs, please visit our Freshman Programs page.
The President serves as the head of the executive branch. This individual works to represent UGA’s student body and enhance the student experience through leading the organization, policy creation, and meeting with campus administrators. Duties include, but not limited to: serving on University-wide committees, making appointments to such committees, and serving on the Board of Regents Student Advisory Council.
The Vice President serves as the presiding officer of Senate. In addition to these Senate duties, the Vice President also assists the other executive branch officers in fulfilling organizational goals and representing the student body.
The Treasurer serves as the presiding officer of the Small Clubs Allocation committee and chairs the Student Activity Fee Allocation committee, as approved by the Vice President for Student Affairs. In this capacity, the Treasurer also oversees the SGA budget.
The Chief of Staff serves as the senior advisor to the President, Vice President, and Treasurer. In this role, the Chief of Staff assists the Executive officers in crafting policy and implementing initiatives. The Chief of Staff also leads the Cabinet and manages committee directors.
The Executive Secretary serves as another advisor to the Executive officers. In this role, the Executive Secretary assists with coordinating logistics for the President, Vice President, and Treasurer. Tasks include, but are not limited to, making reservations and executive agendas, and compiling data and necessary materials for meetings.
The Executive Advisor serves the organization through work on a number of special projects. In this role, the Executive Advisor also provides additional counsel to the President and Executive members on policy, initiatives, and programs.
The Associate Director for Student Activities and Organizations in the Tate Student Center serves as the SGA advisor. In this role as SGA advisor, the Associate Director serves as a link between administration and the organization to help work with students on their policies, initiatives, and programs.
The Graduate Advisor serves as a co-advisor to SGA and works with students on their various projects, programs, and initiatives. The Graduate Advisor works closely with the Executive Branch, Freshman Programs, Special Events, and Elections committees throughout the year.
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