The Student Government Association Representatives are elected officials who represent their college and the University.

Executive Board officers (President, Vice President, and Treasurer) are elected by the Southeast student body and serve a one year term.

The President is the spokesperson for the Southeast student body and presides over executive board meetings. The President also has the power to appoint student representatives to the Faculty Senate and numerous other University standing committees.

The Vice President of the Student Government Association serves as the President of the Senate. The vice president acts as a liaison between the Senate and the executives and also presides over all Senate meetings.

The Treasurer is the chief financial officer of the Student Government Association and presides over Funding Board.

Name Position Year Major Email
Layla Bouzihay President Senior Integrated Marketing Communications sgpresident@semo.edu 
Nolan Knupp Vice President Senior Biology: Biological Sciences sgvicepresident@semo.edu
Sophie Machen Treasurer Junior Social Studies: Secondary Education sgtreasurer@semo.edu
Kate Appleman Secretary Senior Biology: Biomedical Sciences sgsecretary@semo.edu
Alex Auck Chief of Staff Senior Business Administration sgchiefofstaff@semo.edu 
Luke Collins Parlimentarian Junior Political Science and Social Studies Education sgparliamentarian@semo.edu
Joel Philpott University Affairs Committee Chair Junior Finance and Entrepreneurship sguniversityaffiars@semo.edu
Abbey Hammack Student Issues Committee Chair Senior Political Science sgstudentissues@semo.edu
Nur-E-Afra Anika Diversity and Inclusion Chair Senior Electrical Engineering and Physics sgdiversity@semo.edu
Sidney Siebert Special Projects Committee Chair Senior Biology: Biomedical Sciences sgspecialprojects@semo.edu

Senate: Holland College of Arts and Media

Name Year Major Committee Email
Benji Arrigo Senior Theatre Technology and Design By-Law Revision bearrigo1s@semo.edu 
Roman Holloway Sophomore Public Relations University Affairs rholloway1s@semo.edu
Emla Holsted Junior BFA Musical Theatre and Communications Diversity and Inclusion echolsted1s@semo.edu 
Allison Lauter Junior Multimedia Journalism Special Projects amlauter1s@semo.edu
Brecken Styles Freshman BFA Musical Theatre and Spanish Public Relations bstyles1s@semo.edu 
Emma Weller-Stilson Junior BFA Theatre Public Relations epwellerstilson@semo.edu

Senate: Harrison College of Business and Computing

Name Year Major Committee Email
Heather Hoffman Junior Marketing Management Special Projects hphoffman1s@semo.edu
Chase Jones Sophomore Business Administration Finance ckjones5s@semo.edu
Jace Lowe Sophomore Computer Science Student Issues jmlowe4s@semo.edu
David Oliver Junior Marketing Management Diversity and Inclusion dloliver3s@semo.edu 
Ethan Wann Sophomore Business Administration University Affairs eewann1s@semo.edu 
Matthew Wilde Sophomore Computer Science University Affairs mgwilde1s@semo.edu

Senate: College of Education, Health and Human Studies

Name Year Major Committee Email
Allison Appleman Junior Pre-Nursing Public Relations akappleman1s@semo.edu 
Natalie Augustyn Junior Elementary Education University Affairs agaugustyn1s@semo.edu
Andrew Murphy Freshman Social Studies Finance ammurphy3s@semo.edu 
Justin Tuschhoff Senior Psychology Diversity and Inclusion jbtuschhoff1s@semo.edu
Makenna Wessell Freshman Secondary English Education Diversity and Inclusion mjwessell1s@semo.edu 

Senate: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Name Year Major Committee Email
Hannah Brugger Senior Political Science Public Relations hfbrugger1s@semo.edu 
Owen Crowder Sophomore English University Affairs focrowder1s@semo.edu
Ross Kasting Senior History Diversity and Inclusion rmkasting1s@semo.edu
Jonah McGuire Freshman History and Pre-Law By-Law Revision jsmcguire1s@semo.edu 
Sarah St. John Sophomore Political Science By-Law Revision sestjohn1s@semo.edu
Ryan Wilke Junior Political Science University Affairs rjwilke1s@semo.edu

Sentate: College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Name Year Major Committee Email
Anna Carpenter Senior Agriculture Communications By-Law Revision aracarpenter1s@semo.edu
Kristen Judge Senior Biology: Biomedical Sciences Special Projects kkjudge1s@semo.edu
Katarina Lettner Senior Biology: Biomedical Sciences Finance kelettner1s@semo.edu 
Oliver Romero Freshman Pre-Med Student Issues ocromero1s@semo.edu 
Corbin Sexton Freshman Electrical Engineering Technologies Finance crsexton1s@semo.edu 
Gabriela Soltys Sophomore Mollecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology Public Relations gsoltys1s@semo.edu

First Year Senators

Name Year Major Committee Email
Keiton Buck Freshman Undeclared Student Issues klbuck2s@semo.edu 
Brock Freeman Freshman Political Science Special Projects befreeman1s@semo.edu 
Sydney Gregory Freshman Musical Theatre By-Law Revision smgregory1s@semo.edu 
Paige Newlin Freshman Biology: Biomedical Sciences Student Issues pnewlin1s@semo.edu 
Stephanie Ramsey Freshman Cybersecurity Special Projects sdramsey2s@semo.edu 
Location
Office
University Center 414
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 1800
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701