Thursday night’s SGA meeting was more than the passage of Senate bills and resolutions. The newly-elected officers for Freshmen Council were sworn in by Chief Justice Nikki Draper.
President for this year’s Freshmen Council is James Orr, Jr. Vice-President for the council is Erin Smith. This year’s secretary-general is Rachel Albritton. Allison Martinez is the parliamentarian.
Freshmen Council functions in conjunction with the Student Government Association (SGA). The advisor for Freshmen Council is SGA vice-president Beau Pemberton. Pemberton will work with the group throughout the year.
Members on Freshmen Council include:
James Orr, Jr.
Freshmen Council members are the representatives of the freshman class in SGA. They are to attend their own meetings held every other Tuesday at 9 p.m. In addition to this, members are to attend the regular Senate meetins that take place every other Thursday at 9 p.m.
Committee meetings are expected of the new members as well. Committees that member will attend include campus observation, minority affairs, communications, and academic affairs.
Secretary-General Albritton says she excited about the new position.
“I’m excited because it will give me a good leadership role in the school,” Albritton said.
The next meeting of Freshmen Council will convene on Tuesday, September 18, at 9 p.m. in the legislative chambers of the University Center.
Freshmen Council meetings and SGA meetings are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend to express their views and concerns.