Office of the President
Alvaro De La Cruz
The President of SGA sits as a full voting member on the University President’s Cabinet and is empowered to vote and set agenda items in the interests of the student body. They shall reside at regular, special, and called meetings of the SGAÍ¾ shall serve as official spokesperson and public relations officer for the SGA when the Director of Public Relations is not availableÍ¾ shall serve on or appoint representation to any University or system wide committees, boards, or councils as requested by administrationÍ¾ shall be responsible for initiating financial expenditures of the Student Government Association as so indicated by the governing bodyÍ¾ shall serve ex officio as a member of all committeesÍ¾ and shall have such other responsibilities and duties as may be normally associated with the President. The SGA President may not be an officer of any other university organization during his/her term of position.
The Vice President shall represent the President in his/her absence; shall assist the President in the performance of his/her duties and with assigned tasks as delegated; shall coordinate any projects initiated by the SGA not covered by committees and shall follow the progress of committee activities; shall serve as Parliamentarian when the Speaker of the Senate is absent; and shall have such other responsibilities and duties as may normally be associated with the Vice President. The SGA Vice President may not be an officer of any other university organization during his/her term of position.
The Chief Justice shall work primarily on maintaining SGA’s structure based on Constitutional guidelines; as the head of the Judicial Branch, they have a responsibility to delegate the Associate Justices’ responsibilities and maintaining meetings; shall be responsible for keeping all Justices informed of all executive board decisions and meetings; and shall oversee the appeals and removal process.
Speaker of the Senate
The Speaker of the Senate shall serve as Parliamentarian during SGA meetingsÍ¾ shall facilitate the flow of legislationÍ¾ shall prepare and distribute agendas, notices, minutes, and memos as necessaryÍ¾ shall establish the meeting agenda along with the Advisor(s) and OfficersÍ¾ shall serve as official liaison for SenatorsÍ¾ and shall have other such responsibilities as may be associated with the Speaker of the Senate.
Director of Finance
The Director of Finance shall be responsible for filling out proper state forms concerning SGA finances as directed by the President and/or SGA rulingsÍ¾ shall be responsible for collecting any SGA revenues and preparing and maintaining the financial books and records of the Student Government AssociationÍ¾ shall prepare monthly financial reports and a summary of SGA fundsÍ¾ shall properly record the minutes of all meetingsÍ¾ shall maintain files of all official membership records, minutes, committee reports, correspondence, and all actions taken by the SGAÍ¾ shall represent the Vice President in his/her absenceÍ¾ and shall have other such responsibilities as may be associated with the Director of Finance.
Director of Public Relations
The Director of Public Relations works to promote the transparency and accessibility of the Student Government Association on and around campus by notifying and informing students and the public of the SGA activities (with the use of flyers, social media, SGA bulletin board, website, promotional items, etc.) and shall act as the official voice of information disseminated by SGA, including policy and proclamationsÍ¾ shall act as historian, responsible for updating the SGA website and taking pictures at SGA eventsÍ¾ shall prepare an updated list, following elections, of all Senate positions for inclusion in University publicationsÍ¾ shall be responsible for supporting efforts to build relationships with other student governments across the stateÍ¾ and shall have other such responsibilities as may be associated with the Director of Public Relations.
Director of Student Organizations
The Director of Student Organizations shall act as a liaison to student organizations, coordinating support for student group initiatives on campus and seek opportunities for collaborative programmingÍ¾ shall attend a minimum of one student organization meeting per week; and shall serve on the UHV Programming Committee.