Shared Governance: Undergraduate Student Body Government (SBG)

Updated July 2016

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The Student Body Government (SBG) is the major organization through which Gallaudet students govern themselves, plan activities for the campus, and work with faculty and administration on matters of general interest to the student body.

This Committee has the following authority:

  • Appoints directors for academic, social, and cultural affairs; student welfare; athletics; and student media (SBG's president, with approval of the Student Congress)


Students automatically become members of the SBG. Undergraduate and graduate students are active, voting members. SBG's executive officers are chosen annually in a campus-wide election.

Executive Branch
Name Title/Role
Trevor Anderson President
David Bruno Vice President
Satish Thapa Director of Finance
Zoe Rodriguez Director of Diversity
Bradley Bourgeois Director of Media Relations
Kendell Bisson-Davis Director of Events
Na Zhou Director of Community Relations
Garrett Springer Director of Student Affairs
Jehanne McCullough Director of Academic Affairs
Margaret (Maggie) Kopp Director of Communication
Asteria Summers Director of Social Justice

Legislative Branch
Name Title/Role
Martha Wolcott Speaker of the House
Briella Diaz Vice-Speaker
TBD in the Fall Secretary
TBD in the Fall Sergeant at Arms
TBD in the Fall Sergeant at Arms

Judicial Branch
Name  Title/Role
Britton Auman Chief Justice
TBD in the Fall Associate Justice
TBD in the Fall Associate Justice

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