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Student Development Westchester

Student Government Association Committees

Download the list of our current Committee Chairs and members (XLSX)


Judicial Board

  • Chaired by the Executive Vice-President
  • Judicial committee oversees judicial sanctions against organizations
  • Judicial committee handles election complaints when the election committee cannot
  • Judicial has the power to reverse or limit any decisions made by the Executive Branch (Executive board) or Legislative Branch (Voting members)

Election Committee

  • Chaired by the President
  • Election committee sets policies for campaign and election advertising
  • Election committee sets dates for voting and election events
  • Election committee sets requirements and eligibility for candidacy, and responds to any complaints during the election period

Programming Board

  • Chaired by the Vice-President of Programming
  • Programming board guides the programming processes of the Student Government Association to ensure appropriate spread in terms of both variety and timing of events
  • To ensure that the full time undergraduate population is served by the programming
  • To create programs and events for the entertainment and/or the enrichment of the undergraduate student body

Constitution Committee

  • Chaired by the President or by his/her designee
  • Ensures that the constitution is accessible and communicated to the Student Government Association
  • Ensures that the constitution is up to date and serves the interests of the Study Body in a comprehensive and efficient manner
  • May submit constitutional amendments to the Legislative Branch, including revisions to the entire constitution

Academic Affairs Committee

  • Chaired by the President or by his/her designee
  • Ensures that academic quality is upheld throughout the University for the good of the general Student Body
  • Receives and handles any complaints or resolutions pertaining to academia including: student evaluations, course availability, issues over grading policies, etc.
  • Works in conjunction with the School Representatives to address topics regarding the academic schools

Unity Committee

  • Chaired by the Vice-President of Unity and Social Justice
  • Ensures that Tunnel of Oppression is hosted
  • Actively addresses topics pertaining to unity and social justice on campus through demonstrations, programs, and resolutions
  • Ensures that the student body is informed of topics that directly affect students, both on the local and global scale
  • Assists the Vice-President of Unity and Social Justice in their mission to unite leadership between the New York and Pleasantville campuses through hosting a cross-campus forum to discuss ideas, issues, concerns, and solutions for both campuses

Administrative Outreach Committee

  • Chaired by the Vice-President of Administration
  • Receives and addresses student complaints from public discussion or from Community Meetings
  • Refers issues to the appropriate offices or departments within the University
  • Receives updates and information from university offices or departments and conveys the information to the full time undergraduate community
  • Hosts meetings which entertain both students, faculty, staff, and administration on a variety of topics ranging from dining to transportation

Committee Members 2015 - 2016