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The Student Government Association (SGA) is a permanent standing entity, which acts as the liaison between the student body and the campus administration. We receive our legitimacy and authority as representatives of the entire student body here on the NOVA Annandale Campus by the students, for the students. We represent the voice of the students by advocating for their needs and highlighting their concerns including their rights, welfare and interest (academic, cultural, social and physical). Our mission is one of constant improvement for life on campus while emphasizing the overall well being of the student body. Since we are a working collaboration with the campus administration, we try our best to implement solutions when appropriate, in order to ensure progress if any issues on campus arise. Our power to do this comes from the students themselves, who vote for our elected executive members and comprise the General Body.
Join us, and you can help make our campus a better place.
Be sure to attend our Student Town Hall meetings every Friday from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in room CA-323.
- What We're About
- Join SGA as Senator!
- Executive Board
What We're About
The Student Government Association at NOVA-Annandale has been in continuous service for over 25 years. We are a liaison between the student body and the College administration. Also, we present student concerns and interests to the NOVA Annandale Campus Council and the Academic Senate.
SGA Officers and Senators are leaders on the NOVA Annandale Campus. All of our senators are dedicated to academic excellence and must consistently meet all academic standards to serve in SGA.
The General Body is comprised of the following: The Executive Board, the General Board and the NOVA Annandale Student Body. All registered NOVA students with Annandale as their primary campus shall be eligible for voting membership in the SGA’s General Body at the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.
We currently have a $20,000 budget of which we distribute to recognized clubs and organizations of the NOVA Annandale Campus. In order to receive funds through SGA, all recognized clubs and organizations of the Annandale Campus must request funding during the SGA General Body meetings. Request of funds, $500.00 and under, can be voted on at the immediate General Body meeting. Fifty-one percent Yays are needed for approval. Request of funds, $500.00 and above, will be voted on at the following General Body meeting. Fifty-one percent Yays are needed for approval. All finances shall be handled in accordance with the established policy and fiscal procedures in effect for NOVA.
Join SGA as Senator!
The General Board is comprised of the following: The Executive Board, Senate and the NOVA Annandale student body. Every NOVA Annandale student is considered a voting member of SGA.
In order to join the Annandale SGA as Senator, students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits at the NOVA Annandale Campus. In addition, Senators must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to complete the Senator application and must maintain this cumulative GPA for the duration of their term. PLEASE NOTE: All Senators are required to attend SGA Annandale general body Student Town Hall meetings on a weekly basis, which occur every Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in room CA-323. Also, all applicants will have their GPA verified through the NOVA Web or by acceptance of official transcripts.
When completing the online Senator application you will be asked to select which Committee you want to be a part of (the Events Committee, Fundraising Committee, Media Committee, Outreach or Philanthropy Committee.
Here's a little summary of what each Committee is all about:
The Events Committee is responsible for all logistical concerns pertaining to the SGA-hosted events, including the date and time facilities, themes, decorations and food.
The Fundraising Committee plans and utilizes SGA, Sponsored events to raise money for SGA purposes.
The Media Committee promotes student organization events and Student Life opportunities, maintains the SGA website, photographs all SGA-sponsored events, and maintains the SGA Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The Outreach Committee ensures that students' concerns are being heard within the SGA, brings student concerns to the General Body, establishes relationships with other clubs and organizations on the Annandale Campus.
The Philanthropy Committee plans and utilizes SGA-sponsored events to raise money for organizations designated by the SGA. It works with the Events Committee and the Community Outreach campus coordinator.
Responsibilities of Senators
All SGA Senators shall strive to be a positive asset to the Senate by consistently attending weekly SGA general body Student Town Hall meetings, volunteering for SGA-sponsored events and being an active contributor to their committee. The purpose of the Senate shall be to serve as a liaison between the student body of the NOVA Annandale Campus and the Student Government Association. The Senate will collaborate with the NOVA College Administration, the Executive Board and the NOVA Annandale student body on all concerns, recommendations and implementations of proposals through the functions of SGA.
The purpose of the Executive Board is to facilitate the coordination of all the duties and functions of the SGA. The elected officers of the Executive Board include the President, Vice President, Secretary,Treasurer and Historian all of whom are voted in by the student body. The rest of the Executive Board, which is comprised of the chairs of the SGA's various committees, are appointed by the President.
Yasmin Bekri, President
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Brittany Spivey, Vice-President
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Linwen Zeng, Treasurer
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John Bownik, Historian
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