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Jordan Kiehl

Chief of Staff

K-State Student Union 114
jkiehl@k-state.edu
 

Chief of Staff Responsibilities

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.

 

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Fiorella Flecha Aguero

International Affairs Director

K-State Student Union 114
fflecha@k-state.edu
 
International Affairs Director Responsibilities

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. 

 

 

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Mary Abounabhan

Multicultural Affairs Director

K-State Student Union 114
mva@k-state.edu 
Multicultural Affairs Director Responsibilities

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.

 

Carolina Pereira

Transfer Student Affairs Director

K-State Student Union 114
cpereir1@k-state.edu
 
Transfer Student Affairs Director Responsibilities

The Transfer Student Affairs Director represents the interests and concerns of transfer students to the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President and Student Governing Association Executive Branch. They will work to ease any difficulties that may arise throughout the transfer student process, as well as the transition to becoming a new Kansas State student. They will work with key partners to help communicate the role of SGA to transfer students and ensure that SGA is receptive to the needs of the transfer student population.

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Meredith Clark

Public Relations Director

K-State Student Union 114
meredithclark2015@k-state.edu
 
Public Relations Director Responsibilities

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.

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Caroline Fuss

Health and Wellness Director

K-State Student Union 114
cfuss96@k-state.edu
 
Health and Wellness Director Responsibilities

The Health and Wellness Director is responsible for programming designed to increase the health and wellness of students, both on and off campus. They will represent the interest and concerns of students on matters pertaining to health and wellness, and will work with campus officials, local businesses and community partners to accomplish a safer campus and community environment.

 
 

William Moore

Campus Climate and Safety Director

K-State Student Union 114
whmoore@k-state.edu
 
Camplus Climate and Safety Director Responsibilities

The Campus Climate and Safety Director is responsible for programming designed to increase the safety and well-being of our students and campus culture. They will work with administrators and other students to come up with solutions to issues such as the campus smoking policy, sexual assault and concealed carry laws. This position will work collaboratively with the campus police department and serve as the student representative on the Crisis Management Committee.

 

 

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Trenton Kennedy

Federal Relations Director

K-State Student Union 114
tjken@k-state.edu
 
Federal Relations Director Responsibilities

The Federal Relations Director represents the interests and concerns of the Kansas State University Student Governing association to federal officials and serves as an ex-officio member of the Governmental Relations Committee. The Federal Relations Director helps organize the Big 12 on the Hill event.

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James Krotz

State Relations Director

K-State Student Union 114
jjkrotz@k-state.edu
 
State Relations Director Responsibilities

The State 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. The State Relations Director helps organize State Higher Education Day and Cats in the Capitol. The State Relations Director also attends both of the Board of Regents and the Student Advisory Committee meetings monthly with the Student Body President and Student Body Vice President. The State Relations Director also attends State Relations Committee meetings and coordinates the Legislative Ambassadors program.

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PJ Hopfinger

Local Relations Director

K-State Student Union 114
hopfingerpaige14@k-state.edu
 
Local Relations Director Responsibilities

The Local Relations Director represents the interests and concerns of the Kansas State University Student Governing Association to local officials and serves as an ex-officio member of the Governmental Relations Committee.  This position will charged with collaboration between university and the city of Manhattan on a variety of projects including the implementation of ATA Bus Tracking, rental inspections and other issues related to local governance. This role will also work on sustainability and utilization of resources and will be charged with chairing the Green Action Fund committee. This position will work with campus administration and community partners in order to improve our campus in these highlighted areas and accomplish a safer and more sustainable campus and community environment. The Local Relations Director attends city commission and other local meetings as needed.

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Andrew McKittrick

Technology Coordinator

K-State Student Union 114
amckit@k-state.edu
Technology Coordinator Responsibilities

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. 

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Matt Mindrup

Sustainability Director

K-State Student Union 114
mmindrup96@k-state.edu
Sustainability Director Responsibilities

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.

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Kelli Holder

Special Projects Director

K-State Student Union 114
kcholder@k-state.edu
Special Projects Director Responsibilities

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.

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Miranda Moore

Academic Affairs Director

K-State Student Union 114
mirandamoore24@k-state.edu
 
Academic Affairs Director Responsibilities

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.

 
 

Nick Edwards

Athletics Liaison

K-State Student Union 114
nledwards@k-state.edu
Athletics Liaison Responsibilities

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.

 

Hunter Stanfield

Graduate School Affairs Director

K-State Student Union 114
mhstanfield@k-state.edu
Graduate School Affairs Director Responsibilities

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.

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Stephen Kucera

Student Support Director

K-State Student Union 114
skucera@k-state.edu
Student Support Director Responsibilities

The Student Support Director assists the Student Student Body President, Vice President, and Cabinet in the execution of projects relating to the success of students. These projects will include but are not limited to working with the Foundation to create a needs-based scholarship program and working with efforts on food insecurity. The Student Support Director shall identify other areas in which to pursue action, and find means for K-State SGA to seek solutions within the executive branch.

 
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Sadie Polson

Organization and ARH Outreach Director

K-State Student Union 114
scpolson@k-state.edu
Organizations and ARH Outreach Director Responsibilities

The Organization and ARH Outreach Director represents the interests and concerns of students from across campus to the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President  and Cabinet. They will serve as a key liaison between student organizations, specifically the Association of Residence Halls, and SGA. The Organization and ARH Outreach Director shall attend every ARH General Body meeting and attend student organization meetings as needed and as requested to include the student voices in decisions made in SGA.

 

K-State Polytechnic SGA President

K-State Salina
K-State Polytechnic SGA President Responsibilities

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.