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Student Government Association

Student Government Association


About SGA

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the officially recognized student governance body for Carl Sandburg College. SGA is composed of no more than 15 elected senators and five executive officers. Elections are held each fall. SGA serves as a liaison between the student body and the College, governs student organizations, and assists with Office of Student Life events.


SGA meeting dates and times are determined at the beginning of each semester. See the current semester meeting date and time below. All students are encouraged to attend to discuss current campus issues, upcoming student events and student leadership opportunities. Guest speakers, including faculty/staff, are welcome to attend upon invitation by an SGA member. Can't make a meeting but would like to talk with SGA member about your idea or issue? Email us your information at!


2016-2017 General Assembly Meetings

Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the Month

12:15 p.m., C 102

October 3 & 17, 2016

November 7 & 21, 2016

December 5, 2016

No meetings in January

February 6 & 20, 2017

March 6 & 20, 2017

April 3 & 17, 2017

May 1, 2017


Join as a Student Senator!

Students may join SGA as a student senator if they do not wish to run for office and still want to be involved. Student senator serve as a voting member of SGA and as a voice for the Sandburg student community. Up to 15 students may serve as a senator. Interested students may fill out the Student Senator Application below and submit it to Genny Stevens, SGA advisor. SGA Executive Board will review the applications and select students to serve in SGA. SGA Advisor can be contacted at 309.341.5332 or or Office B 56.


How to Become a Student Senator for SGA.doc

Student Senator Application.doc




Meet the 2016-2017 SGA Executive Board





Melissa Paris, President

Braden Myler, Vice President

Skye Swearingen, Student Trustee

Ryan Rutledge, Secretary/Treasurer

SGA Advisor
Genny Stevens

Genny Stevens


Office B 56