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UT Tyler Student Government Association


SGA Standing Committees

The Student Government Association is composed of 4 standing committees created for managing crucial parts of the Student Government and assist it in running smoothly and efficiently. The SGA also has the ability to create ad-hoc committees in the situation that it is necessary to explore new paths and projects for the association, the school or the students.

Student Life Committee

This committee helps to organize, form and expand the role of Student Government in furthering the scope and vitality of student life on campus. Be it through new exciting events or increasing school spirit, the Student life Committee is where to go for all things engagement.

Chair: Braelynn A. Seely

Email: bseely@uttyler.edu 


Communications Committee

This committees central processes focus on the efficient distribution of information from the Student Government to its constituents; the students! Shooting to shorten the distance between when the students hear what they need and how to distribute their needs and wants to the administration of the University.

Chair: McKenna R. Kohl

E-mail: mkohl@uttyler.edu 


Rules Committee

Rules committee focuses on the rules and governing documents regarding the Student Government and how it affects the student body. This can mean amendments to change the way we are able to interact, or processes to streamline the ways which are meetings are conducted.

Chair: Blake Hendricks

Email: sga@uttyler.edu 


Student Government Appropriations Committee

SGAC prioritizes the fiscal responsibilities of the Student Government. They also are responsible for delegating funds to student organizations to assist them in supporting their events and programs, while also ensuring all guidelines for said funds are strictly followed.

Chair: Hannah R. Cooper

Email: hcooper@uttyler.edu 


Recycling Committee – Ad-Hoc

After student voice reports indicated a strong student push for recycling on campus, the SGA created a recycling Ad-Hoc committee to explore the various ways recycling could be implemented on campus and in the Tyler community.

Chair: Joshua E. Menhennett

Email: jmenhennett@uttyler.edu 


Infrastructure Committee – Ad-Hoc

The infrastructure committee is the student’s connection to the physical changes happening on campus. We are involved in current and future projects to ensure the students have a voice in those changes. We work closely with the planning and facilities teams to create a safer and more enjoyable experience for students on campus.

Chair: TBD

Email: TBD


University Committees

The SGA also maintains student seats on the following university committees. To serve on one of these committees please contact sga@uttyler.edu, who will verify committee openings:

Academic Affairs Committee

Arts and Performance Complex Advisory Committee

Environmental Safety Committee

Information Technology Committee

International Studies and Intercultural Affairs Committee

Student Affairs Advisory Committee

Student Appeals Committee

Student Fee Advisory Committee

Parking Citations Appeals Committee

Cowan Center Advisory Committee

(Committee openings to be determined after fall elections.)


 Updated as of 7/31/19

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