April 9, 2014 /3
S T U D E N T G O V E R N M E N T A S S O C I AT I O N C A N D I D A T E S
Junior Andrew Holt EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT Holt said he will “continue the wonderful work that our senators have been doing” and work toward making a”living, learning community in Conway.”
Junior Juan Mayen EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT Mayen said he wants to show students that “our student government deserves candidates who seek to identify with the average student.”
Senior Ashley Ross EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT Ross said senate should include official SGA apparel so senators can be “more identifiable and students can access [them] easier to share concerns.”
Junior Zach Carter EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Sophomore Jacob Wickliffe EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Sophomore Kaitlyn Thompson EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Carter said he can help work for people who do not have as big of a voice on campus as well as “be an inspiration to other minorities who may be afraid or intimidated to run.”
Wickliffe said he holds himself to a high sense of integrity and wants to assist SGA in growing “not by change or complacency, but by adding a new light to the already thriving organization.”
Thompson said that issues concerning parking, housing and food services “will always be a top priotirty to me” as they are important to students.
Sophomore Corey Parks EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE
Sophomore Callie Clifton EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Parks said he would offer more support for events on campus and starting an auditing system that “ensures that everyone is abiding by the rules.”
Clifton said she will revamp the public relations committee, work on helping the student body comprehend OrgSync and “provide new ways of utilizing technology during senate meetings.”
Junior Kenneth Stice SENIOR CLASS VICE PRESIDENT
Junior Jordan Frederking SENIOR CLASS VICE PRESIDENT
Stice said he wants to “help make UCA a more environmentally friendly campus” by improving the Jewel Moore Nature Reserve and Stone Dam Creek.
Frederking said she wants “to be a catalyst for change on this campus” and work with other senators to better the university.
Junior Bryce Crabb EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS Crabb said he has “fallen head over heels for the pleasure of making UCA a better campus for its students.”
Sophomore Ivana Ilic JUNIOR CLASS PRESIDENT Ilic said she wants to “be a part of an organization which continuously aims to construct a stimulating learning environment and vibrant community for all UCA students.”
Junior Colby Qualls SENIOR PRESIDENT Qualls has previous experience in evaluating SGA operations of the constitution and by-laws and said he wants to use his knowledge to uphold the motto of “Students First.”
Sophomore Stephanie Daigle JUNIOR CLASS PRESIDENT Daigle said she will work to get “students more civilly engaged by allowing our students opportunities to register to vote and get informed on the issues that are relevant to them.”
Spring 2014 Student Government Association Elections by Brandon Riddle Editor
Sophomore Christina Griffin JUNIOR CLASS VICE
Freshman Kelsey Broaddrick SOPHOMORE CLASS
Griffin said she will “encourage more student participation in SGA related activities and help students feel that they are involved.”
Broaddrick said her organization, determination and resopnsibility are qualities to help her “make a difference on campus.”
Freshman Emma Baird SOPHOMORE CLASS VICE Baird said she possesses leadership qualities that allow her not to be “afraid to speak up for what [she] thinks.”
Seventeen UCA Student Government Association senate candidates will present their platforms to the UCA community during an elections debate April 11 on UCA’s Channel 6. The Echo and News6 will host the debate that will air until the elections April 15-16. Students can vote for candidates via OrgSync. More coverage will be in next week’s issue and online at ucaecho.net.