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jordanChief of Staff

Jordan DeLoach, jdeloach@k-state.edu

The Chief of Staff attends Student Senate meetings, coordinates the activities of Cabinet, chairs Cabinet meetings, serves as an advisor to Cabinet members, conducts communication between the Student Body President, Vice President, and Cabinet members.


BryanState & Local Relations Director

Bryan Swartzbryancswartz@k-state.edu

The State and Local Relations Director represents the interests and concerns of the Kansas State University Student Governing Association to state officials and serves as an ex-officio member of the Governmental Relations Committee of the Student Senate. The State & Local Relations Director helps organize State Higher Education Day, Cats in the Capitol and Big 12 on the Hill in Washington, D.C. The State Relations Director also attends both the Board of Regents and Student Advisory Committee meetings monthly with the Student Body President and Student Body Vice President. The State & Local Relations Director attends city commission regularly, other local meetings as needed and reports back on community affairs. This position will be charged with executing integral aspects of the Van Ranken-Kennedy administration's focus on political advocacy.


TendaiInternational Affairs Director

Tendai Munyanitendai@k-state.edu

The International Affairs Director represents the interests and concerns of international students to the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President and Cabinet. A key focus will be working with University administration, the International Programs office and the International Student Center to enhance international relations. The International Affairs Director will also work with and attend International Coordinating Council meetings and international student groups to ensure international student concerns are appropriately represented. This position will be charged with executing key elements of the Van Ranken-Kennedy administration's focus on improving aspects of K-State relating to diversity.


ShakyraMulticultural Affairs Director

Shakyra Everettshakyra606@k-state.edu

The Multicultural Affairs Director represents the interests and concerns of students from diverse populations to the Student Body President, Student Body Vice-President and Cabinet. They will serve as a key liaison between multicultural student organizations, the Office of Diversity and Dual Career Development, and the SGA Executive Branch to enhance multicultural relations across campus. The Multicultural Affairs Director will also serve as an ex-officio member of the K-State SGA Diversity Programming Committee. This position will be charged with executing key elements of the Van Ranken-Kennedy administration's focus on improving aspects of K-State relating to diversity.


AnniePublic Relations Director

Annie Jewellajewell3@k-state.edu

The Public Relations Director facilitates the distribution of information from the Executive Branch. A key focus will be in fostering quality public relations and formulating communication strategies between the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President and the student body. These communication outlets may include, but are not limited to, weekly newspaper articles, radio addresses, and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The Public Relations Director is an ex-officio member of the Student Engagement Committee of the Student Senate.


OliviaHealth and Safety Director

Olivia Baalmanoliviab2@k-state.edu

The Health and Safety Director is responsible for programming designed to increase the safety of students, both on and off campus. They will represent the interest and concerns of students on matters pertaining to health and safety, and will work with campus officials, local businesses and community partners to accomplish a safer campus and community environment. This position will be charged with executing key elements of the Van Ranken-Kennedy administration's focus and initiatives related to mental wellness on K-State's campus.


AndrewTechnology Coordinator

Andrew McKittrickamckit@k-state.edu

The Technology Coordinator represents the interests and concerns of students on technology services to KSU SGA and University administration. They will serve on technology task forces on issues ranging from KSIS, Outlook, Canvas, K-State Connect and others. The Technology Director serves as the student co-chair of the Technology Classroom Planning Committee and will assist with the continued implementation of OrgSync.


MasonSustainability Director

Mason Herrmanmason11@k-state.edu

The Sustainability Director studies and recommends strategies for the utilization of resources and identifies development opportunities to ensure a more sustainable future for Kansas State University. They will work with student organizations to represent the views of students to the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President and University administration and will be charged with chairing the Green Action Fund for allocating funding to sustainability initiatives on campus.


AlexSpecial Projects Director

Alex Bangertabangert@k-state.edu

The Special Projects Director assists the Student Body President, Vice President, and Chief of Staff in the execution of projects relating to the success of students which may not necessarily fall into the categories listed in the other cabinet positions. They identify issues and areas in which to pursue action, and find means for K-State SGA to seek solutions within the executive branch.


MeredithAcademic Affairs Director

Meredith Clarkmeredithclark2015@k-state.edu

The Academic Affairs Director acts as the executive branch's voice on issues that are particularly academic in nature. They research these issues and respond appropriately. These issues could include, for example, evaluating the effectiveness of our current TEVAL system, responding to issues related to academic advising, and more.


MeredithAthletics Liaison

Nick Edwardsnledwards@k-state.edu

The Athletics Liaison represents the interests and concerns of the student body to K-State Athletics, and will keep up to date on current issues regarding K-State Athletics and report to the Student Body President and Vice President. They will work to maintain positive public relations between athletics, students, and the national perception of K-State Athletics, in order to maintain the level of excellence expected in representation of Kansas State University and K-State Athletics. This will include representing the students’ voice in conjunction with K-State Athletics’ goal of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program.


AndyStrategic Initiatives Advisor

Andy Hurtighurtig@k-state.edu

The Strategic Initiatives Advisorserves as an advisor to the Student Body President and Student Body Vice President in many issues involving long-term strategic planning for the university. They will focus on issues and serve on committees to ensure that a student voice is at the table when making strategic plans for the next 5, 10, and 15 years.


DerekGraduate School Affairs Director

Derek Lawsondrlawson@k-state.edu

The Graduate School Affairs Director serves as a liaison between the executive branch and student affairs relating to the Graduate School. They will provide information to the Student Body President and Vice President regarding student issues on the graduate level, and will execute projects and programs that correspond to those issues as deemed necessary.


ElliotK-State Polytechnic SGA President

Elliot Rogerselliot16@k-state.edu

The K-State Polytechnic SGA President serves as the chief executive officer of the K-State Polytechnic SGA, organizing and maintaining representation of the student body on the Polytechnic campus. Duties of the K-State Polytechnic SGA President include holding and appointing student representation on committees and campus functions, as well as organizing, maintaining, and leading the K-State Polytechnic SGA. As an important initiative of the K-State Polytechnic SGA, the SGA President conducts and oversees regular contact of the K-State Polytechnic SGA and the K-State Manhattan SGA, giving and receiving reports, as well as organizing collaborations.