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Executive Council

SGA Executive Council
Cameron Swan, Arielyss Santiago, Madeline Dexter, Derek Estrella,
Marcus DiBacco, Jacob Lotter, Brendan McKee, and Karina Sallaway

 

President - Brendan McKee

My name is Brendan McKee and I am the Student Government President for the 2017-2018 academic year. I am a senior nursing major originally from Sharon, MA. I have been with the Student Government Association since my first year here at Westfield, serving in positions such as Davis Hall President, Executive Secretary, and Vice President of Student Life. I am here to serve my fellow students in any way that I can! If you have any questions or concerns to bring to my attention, please email me at president.sga@westfield.ma.edu or call my office at 413-572-5439. Student Government Meetings are open to the entire campus community, being held every Tuesday night at 5:30 PM in the SGA room Ely 017. My office is open to all students, so please feel free to stop by! I am excited and looking forward to the great things we will accomplish as a Student Government this year!

Vice President of Student Life - Arielyss Santiago

My name is Arielyss Santiago, and I am the Student Government Association Vice President of Student Life for the 2017-2018 academic year. I'm a double major in both Social Work and Ethnic and Gender Studies, and I'm originally from Fitchburg, MA. I served as VP of Student Life last semester on SGA, and I'm looking forward to continuing my work in the position for the upcoming academic year. As Vice President of Student Life, I am here to ensure that all students have reasonable access to the decision-making processes and activities of the departments of Residential Life, Dining Services, Student Activities, and many others including and most important, the department of Student Affairs. Feel free to contact me at any time via email at vpstudentlife.sga@westfield.ma.edu. or via telephone at 413-572-5548 (x5548 on campus). I look forward to an exciting and productive year as your Vice President of Student Life.

Vice President of Academic Life - Jacob Lotter

My name is Jacob Lotter and I am the Student Government Association Vice-President of Academic Life for the 2017-2018 academic year. I am a Senior History major with a double minor in writing and communication. This is my fourth year on the Student Government Association. This is my second year as the VP of Academic Life, before that I was the Legislative Secretary and the year before I served as a Representative to Senate for the Class of 2018. As the VP of Academic Life my job is to serve as a liaison between the student body and Academic Affairs. One of my main tasks is to make the academic experience of all students at WSU as cohesive and enjoyable as possible. In addition to my work with Academic Affairs I also oversee the Representatives-at-Large with Cameron Swan, our Student Trustee. Please do not hesitate to e-mail me at vpacademiclife.sga@westfield.ma.edu or stop by the SGA offices in the garden level of Ely E017, if you have any questions or concerns. I’m looking forward to a great year for the Student Government Association and the entire student body!
 
Vice President of Finance - Marcus DiBacco

My name is Marcus DiBacco and I am your Vice President of Finance. This is my third year at WSU and I am pleased to say that it is my second year as the Vice President of Finance for the Student Government Association. I am majoring in both Criminal Justice and Political Science as well as minoring in Literature. I am looking forward for the 2017-2018 School Year and I hope that includes getting to know as many people as possible and working hand in hand with clubs and organizations. Thank you and if you ever have any questions about starting a club, club funding, or anything in regards to our Student Government, please feel free to contact me at vpfinance.sga@westfield.ma.edu.

Vice President of Programming - Madeline Dexter

My name is Maddie Dexter, a Senior nursing major from Cape Cod, and I am so excited to serve as your VP of Programming for the 2017-2018 academic year. Having joined both Campus Activities Board and SGA my Sophomore year, I  am ready to increase my involvement in bettering the campus community through affordable and inclusive events for all Westfield students! For updates on any CAB meetings and events friend us on Facebook, Wsu Cab or follow us on Twitter, @WSUCAB. If you have any questions or comments feel free to email me at vpprogramming.sga@westfield.ma.edu.

Student Trustee - Cameron Swan 

My name is Cam Swan, and this year I will be serving as your student trustee. I am a junior at Westfield State, and I am originally from Medway Massachusetts. Before assuming this position, I was a representative to senate from the Class of 2019 for two years. Aside from SGA, I am a member of a couple different clubs on campus and am a Psychology major with a double minor in writing and business. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at trustee.sga@westfield.ma.edu or call me at (413) 572-5439. I am looking forward to a productive and memorable year!

Executive Secretary - Karina Sallaway

My name is Karina Sallaway and I am the Student Government Association Executive Secretary for the 2017-2018 academic year. I am a Senior Communication major with a double minor in Writing and Art. This is my third year on the Student Government Association. Last year, I served as Executive Secretary and the year before that I was Courtney Hall President. As Executive Secretary I oversee the recording of the minutes for the SGA meetings, run elections for SGA, oversee "Senator of the Week," and chair the Owl Ball Committee. Please do not hesitate to email me at execsec.sga@westfield.ma.edu or stop by the SGA office located in the Garden Level of Ely E017, if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas. I’m looking forward to a great year for the Student Government Association and the entire student body!

Legislative Secretary - Derek Estrella


My name is Derek Estrella and I am the Legislative Secretary for the 2017-2018 academic year. I am a Junior double major in mathematics and economics with a minor in finance. This will be my second year on the Student Government Association. Last year, I served as a Class Council Representative to senate.  As Legislative Secretary I oversee the attendance records of SGA Senators, chair the Blue Key Committee, and ensure that Senators are taking an active role in the Westfield State community. Please do not hesitate to e-mail me at legsec.sga@westfield.ma.edu or stop by the SGA office.

 

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