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Student Government Association


Mission 

The PURPOSE of SGA is to build strong community by encouraging and uplifting the student body. Through communication, campus involvement, and community outreach, Student Government seeks to serve God and build Milligan College into a spiritual powerhouse so that we leave behind a lasting legacy.

We, the students of Milligan College:

  • Recognize in full the responsibilities bestowed upon us by the President of the College under the authority of the Board of Trustees;
  • Formulate and execute a student government whose duties and liberties shall be determined by the above parties who entrust in this student organization the authority to perform their necessary actions;
  • Represent our constituents, to whom this body shall regularly report, in order to stimulate communication and to participate in the determination of College procedures;
  • Create and maintain attitudes conducive to academic advancement, to create and maintain a spiritual environment, to promote a well-balanced campus social life, and to develop a greater spirit of progressive citizenship;

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Announcements & Events

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Meeting Time

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Meet the Team

Executive Team

PRESIDENT: SOMANG LEE

My name is Somang Lee and I am the student body President. It’s my fourth year on SGA, and I have been enjoying every bit of it. I was on the Senate as a freshman representative and on the Executive team as the Treasurer, Vice President, and now as the President. I was born in South Korea, lived in Cambodia for eight years, and came to the US for Milligan. I study political science and business administration here. Please do not hesitate to grab, call, text, or email me if you have any questions or concerns. SGA is for the student body; we are for you.

Email Somang »

VICE PRESIDENT: Jenee Boston

I am Jenee Boston and I am the student body Vice President. Originally from Johnson City, I came to Milligan as a Goah Scholar. I am an English Major with minors in Humanities and Women and Gender Studies. This is my third year in SGA, and I am both excited and committed to speak and induct change on behalf of the student body of Milligan College.

Email Jenee »

SECRETARY: KenziE Trujillo

I’m Kenzie! I am a senior here at Milligan College, pursuing a major in Biology with minors in Missions and Humanities. My hobbies include hiking, playing piano, and exercising. I am currently the SGA Secretary! This is my 2nd year on SGA and my first year as part of the Executive team! I am excited to work as a voice for the students to help improve life and community throughout our campus. If you have any interest in serving as part of the Senate, questions, or concerns, feel free to contact me any time!

Email Kenzie »

TREASURER: Eric Meadows

Hi, I’m Eric Meadows! I am a senior and your student body treasurer this year. I have been in SGA for four years now. I hope to manage the class’s budget well and be a good steward of the money allotted to SGA! My hobbies include guitar, basketball, and hiking. Lastly, I am from the great state of Indiana.

Email Eric »

PARLIAMENTARIAN: Bunkry Leng

I am Bunkry Leng and I am the SGA Parliamentarian. I am a senior majoring in Business Administration. It’s my second year serving the student body in SGA. I am from Cambodia, and I lived in the U.S. and Singapore for a few years. I am extremely excited for this year’s SGA team and looking forward to serve you.

Email Bunkry »

Senate

SENIORS

BETHANY WITHERSPOON, PRESIDENT

LEXI HILL

LILY HOLLANDSWORTH

PATRICK LINES

 

JUNIORS

Tunde-Akinrinmade, PRESIDENT

Mason Grear

Carley Hogan

Logan Mink

Izzy Siegel

Bryan Lay (non-Voting Member)

Gibson Mills (non-Voting Member)

SOPHOMORES

Kaylee Mulkins, President

Cara Blanton

Leonard De Los Santos

Alexandra Kelley

Dalton Shell

FRESHMEN

Katie Bates, President

Amber Mitchell

Cooper Mills

Alexandra Reynoso

Jemimah Ndune (Non-voting Member)

Advisors

STAFF ADVISOR

JASON ONKS

I am the staff advisor for Milligan’s Student Government Association, director of campus activities, and the designated advisor for campus clubs. I earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology with an emphasis in construction management from ETSU, as well as an MBA from Milligan. I served as the executive director of Buffalo Mountain Camp and Retreat for eight years prior to Milligan. Building community on campus is a critical component of my work because I love the students and am constantly looking for ways to bring them together to fellowship and build meaningful realationships. I am passionate about making the campus better for students and enriching every individual’s experience at Milligan College.

FACULTY ADVISOR

DR. AMY EDMONDS

I am the faculty advisor for Milligan’s Student Government Association. I graduated with a B.A. from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2003 and graduated from Baylor University with M.A. in International Relations and a Ph.D. in Political Science in 2010. A native Californian, I have lived in Costa Rica, Venezuela, England, and the Netherlands, and traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Europe. I joined the faculty of Milligan College in 2012 and was designated as a Co-Director of the Milligan Honors Program in 2014.

Committees

Advertisement Committee

  • Chair: Lily Hollandsworth
  • Members: Bethany Witherspoon, Lexi Hill, and Kaylee Mulkins
  • Roles:
    • Increase Publicity
    • Advertising/branding SGA, which includes operating social media accounts
    • Maintain and weekly update the SGA website
    • Make/distribute all flyers
    • Work with PR/Stampede to develop stories

Service/Spiritual Life Committee

  • Chair: Izzy Siegel
  • Members: Patrick Lines, Leonardo De Los Santos, and Bryan Lay
  • Roles:
    • Be a moral conscience for SGA
    • Organize community service projects
    • Coordinate and meet with the Campus Minister at least twice a semester
    • Chairman will delegate devotional responsibilities
    • Lead SGA in sending flowers, gifts, cards, etc. in the events of hardships and joyous occasions among the Milligan Community

Student Concerns Committee

  • Chair: Logan Mink
  • Members: Tunde Akinrinmade, Jemimah Ndune, Dalton Shell, and Gibson Mills
  • Roles:
    • Write and submit proposals to appropriate persons
    • Read questions in anonymous question box
    • Chairman will receive and delegate suggestions from the SGA website and report to senate and executives each meeting

Student Events Committee

  • Chair: Katie Bates
  • Members: Alex Kelley, Alexandra Reynoso, Carley Hogan, Amber Mitchell, Mason Grear, and Cooper Mills
  • Roles:
    • Plan at least one academic campus event during the Fall semester
    • Plan Mr. Buff and Spring Formal
    • Coordinate sign-ups
    • Gather and purchase necessary supplies for events
    • Collaborate with other clubs on campus and their events

Contact Us

Concerns?

  • Contact Logan Mink (Chair of Student Concerns Committee) if you have any concerns or suggestions.

Suggestions? 

  • Executive Team: See emails in above “Meet the Team” section.