Student Government Association

Welcome to the Western State Colorado University Student Government Association website! Use this website to find our updated Constitution, By-Laws, Minutes, members, and other information about what is happening around campus.

Your Voice Will Be Heard

SGA acts as the official voice of the Associated Student Body and protects the rights and privileges of the student body. Our student government is different than many schools because we represent the voice of the student body, we have control over our own student fees.



As the SGA, we would like to better serve the students, and make sure that all students are involved with the decisions that we make. We want your input and your suggestions. So come to meetings on Wednesdays at 7 pm in the South Conference Room to be heard! If you can't make it to meetings, the SGA website is probably the best resource you'll find. If you have any questions, or are having a hard time getting acquainted with Western and/or our organizations don't hesitate to contact us. We've got an open door culture, so come visit the office in the University Center.

2017-18 SGA General Assembly:

Executive Board:

  • President: Alex Jackson
  • Vice President for External Affairs: Lozen Miller
  • Vice President for Internal Affairs: Lauren Hopp
  • Treasurer: Warren Knutson
  • Secretary: Max Oldham

Advisory

  • Inter Club Council Director: Delaney Pitman
  • Program Council Director: Chris Doucet
  • Multicultural Center Director: Daisy Rivera-Ramirez
  • Campus Recreation Director: Snow Patchett
  • Council for Creative Expression Director: Noah Grutel-Hoyt
  • Residence Life Ambassador: Cameron Gill
  • Wilderness Pursuits & Mountain Rescue Team Ambassador: Ben Francia
  • LEAD Ambassador: Julian Cullumber
  • NCAA Athletics Director: Zach Madlom
  • Sustainability Ambassador: Michela Schultz

Senators

  • Senate Chair: Brady Subart
  • Tukano Salat
  • Jessica Cusick
  • Carlos Lerma
  • Cody Bontecou
  • Evelyn Luna
  • Natalie Anderson
  • Coty Noller
  • Jamen Rossi
  • Jake Burchmore
  • Taylor Sumners
  • Heather Metz
  • Maria Agazio

  • Bill #1: SafeRide-$8000
  • Bill #2: Puerto Rico Hurricane Cleanup Effort-$1193.04
  • Bill #3: ROE Climbing Festival Movie-$500
  • Bill #4: Honors 397 Ethics Speaker-$1000
  • Bill #5: ODK Volunteer Project-$180
  • Bill # 6: ICE Project Trip & Video-$2600
  • Bill #7: Lunalogues-$411.44
  • Bill #8: Operation Smile Conference-$2095.97
  • Bill #9: MockTrail-$2000
  • Bill #10: MLK Day On Not a Day Off Service Project-$300
  • Bill #11: Peak Out Improvisation Workshop-$1500

Bill Information

Student Government Association funds bills based on the following criteria:

  • A direct connection to the student body must be evident, by a student representative of the bill
  • Must show evidence of lasting impact on campus be that within a club, the student body, or the school overall. The participating students should experience a benefit that will promote their individual growth
  • The bill must align with the missions of the requesting entity as well as that of Western
  • The purpose of the money must be an example of responsible spending

If you are interested in funding for programs please fill out the SGA Bill Allocation Form so a bill can be written by a Senator. Bills will first be presented at the SGA Advisory Meeting and then voted on by the SGA Senate before the following SGA General Assembly. For more information, please contact SGA at sga@western.edu.

Printing Requests

Have you exceeded your 600 page printing allotment for the semester? You can do something about it! Fill out our Printing Request Form, and contact a member about attending our next meeting to petition for more pages!

Student Fees

More About Us

Student Government Association is responsible for the allocation of over $350,000 in your student fees. Please feel free to review the Constitution and By-Laws and give us your feedback. This is an organization that is here to represent the Student Body and we appreciate all direct feedback and comments.Also, if you would like to review SGA meeting minutes, please contact sga@western.edu.

 

If you have questions or comments, contact us at sga@western.edu.
Any constructive comments, concerns or questions are always welcome, and we do take them seriously.

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