Senate

The Senate contributes to the welfare of the student body by providing representation to the Student Government Association.

The Senate meets once a week during the academic year at a time and place determined by its members. Senate meetings are normally open to the student body and others in the college community.

Senate

Composition

  • The president and vice president of the student body, the chancellor of the Senate (non-voting member), the treasurer of the Senate (non-voting member), and the director of public relations of the Senate (non-voting member).
  • Three democratically elected sophomore, junior, and senior class senators, and six freshman senators.
  • Four senators elected by and from the body of independent students, four Diversity Coordinating Board senators, one Black Student Union senator, one Davidson International Association senator, and one senator from each Patterson Court Council organization.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of college policy
  • Charter student organizations within policies established by the board of trustees
  • Disburse funds from the SGA treasury and delegate authority for the allocation of funds available to student organizations
  • Provide and assist in the supervising of student activities
  • Serve as an appeals mechanism to the interpretation of SGA Bylaws
  • Advise and assist the SGA President in this or her representation of the student body to the faculty, administration, and trustees
  • Appoint student members to faculty committees and advisory councils

The Senate meets once a week during the academic year at a time and place determined by its members. Senate meetings are normally open to the student body and others in the college community.

Senators 2013-2014

Christopher Ragsdale, President
Nicholas McGuire, Vice President
Antonio Rodriguez, Senior Class President
Ahmad Rana, Senior Class Senator
Pearce Lockwood, Senior Class Senator
Sam Littlejohn, Junior Class President
Parker Murphy, Junior Class Senator
VJ Brown, Junior Class Senator
Zi Yang, Sophomore Class President
Emily Rapport, Sophomore Class Senator
Jonathan Oberti, Sophomore Class Senator
Nate Harding, Freshman Class President
Summer Abiad, Freshman Class Senator
Hayden Bates, Freshman Class Senator
Molly Farrugia, Freshman Class Senator
George Law, Freshman Class Senator
Cutler Renard, Freshman Class Senator
Andrew Lantz, Independent Senator
Dylan Goodman, Independent Senator
Hagood Grantham, Independent Senator
Pablo Zevallos, Independent Senator
Arielle James, Diversity Coordinating Senator
Jamie Durling, Diversity Coordinating Senator
Kassim Alani, Diversity Coordinating Senator
Kai Jia, DIA Senator
Rashaun Bennett, BSC Senator
Danielle Johnson, AKA Senator
Joyelle Newton, Delta Sigma Theta Senator
Adrienne Miller, Rusk Senator
Lizzy Anderson, Turner Senator
Perry Dubow, Warner Hall Senator
Yasmin Shahida, Connor Senator
Austin Gray, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Senator
Ike Meremikwu, Alpha Phi Alpha Senator
John Ferreira, Sigma Phi Epsilon Senator
John Soper, Kappa Alpha Senator
Nate Larson, Phi Delta Theta Senator
Peter Rossi, Phi Gamma Delta Senator
Will Flood, Kappa Alpha Psi Senator