** Senate Meetings are at 6 p.m. most Tuesdays of the semester - check Twitter (@EKU_SGA) for cancellations **
Chaired by the Executive Vice President, the Student Senate is the legislative branch of SGA. Effective September 3, 2019, meetings will be on Tuesday evenings at 6pm in the Room 549 of the Whitlock Student Services Building (with some date/room location exceptions). For more information and periodic announcements, also check the EKU SGA Twitter Account (@EKU_SGA)
Executive Vice President
Education/Class: Political Science (major) & History (minor), Class of 2020
Hometown: Prestonsburg, KY
The Student Senate ensures that the students of Eastern Kentucky University have a voice in all campus affairs. Student Senators voice student concerns and pursue solutions to those concerns by working with the Faculty Senate, the University administration, and other bodies on campus.
Senate Meeting Documents & Archives
To view the 2019-20 agenda for weekly meetings click here.
To view the 2018-19 agenda for weekly meetings click here.
To view the 2018-19 minutes from past meetings click here.
To view 2018-19 legislation click here.
Application Forms for Special Programs
To access the Colonel Pride application click here.
To access the Aramark Dining Services application click here.
To access the SGA Diversity & Inclusion Grant application click here.
Standing Committees of the Student Senate
- The Student Rights Committee
Chaired by: Taelor Martin
Investigates issues regarding students rights and responsibilities, and monitors issues of student health, safety, and wellness.
- The Academic Affairs Committee
Chaired by: Mora Rehm
Addresses issues regarding academics and educational opportunities, and maintains contact with the more than 100 academic departments, programs, and offices.
- The Registered Students Organizations Committee
Chaired by: Caleb Burchett
Administers the Organizational Funding, Aramark Funding, and Diversity Fund programs, which provide more than $50,000 to student groups every year. For information on receiving funds from these programs, click here.
- The Information and Technology Committee
Chaired by: Zachary Hollandsworth
Monitors issues regarding the use technology and electronic information, and administers the Student Technology Fee Grant, a $100,000 grant program under SGA's control.
- The Residential Affairs Committee
Chaired by: Sarah Jane Fish
Promotes the quality of the residential experience and addresses issues to ensure residential rights.
- The Committee on Committees
Chaired by: Leslie Richie
The administrative committee of the Student Senate, this committee consists of the Chairs of the standing committees, the Clerk & Historian, and the Sergeant-At-Arms.