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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

View a list of the current Student Government Association Committee Members (XLSX).  If you are interested in getting involved with one of the Student Government Association committees please email the SGA President, Julian Alston.