Executive candidates for SGA announced

Chase Robinson
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Candidates for the upcoming executive elections were announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the Student Government Association.
The candidates are Faith Mote and Matt Thompson for president; Blake Crew and Jorge Solis for vice president of legislative affairs; Heath Barton for vice president of campus activities; Kendall Carbonie and Zahra Qureshi for secretary; and Ryan Cole and Garret Bode for Clerk.
The elections will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the SGA office.
The SGA also welcomed new senators Carmen Boothe, Courtney McDonald, Kyle Singletary, Will Black, Sarah Beth Gilley, Farrah Gaston, Emily Armstrong, Mary Jones, Katie Turner and Raza Razai.
The new senators will be sworn in at next week’s meeting.
VPLA Trip Hubbard’s appointment of Katie Pouncey to the position of Women’s History Month coordinator was approved.
According to Hubbard the coordinator helps organize the Outstanding Women’s Banquet.
A change to the senate election laws was also approved. Applications to run are now due three business days before the election rather than eight calendar days.
At next week’s meeting the SGA will address a resolution to deal with parking for next year.

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