Class: 2014 Major: English Hometown: Robbinsville, N.J. Current position: Class of 2014 Representative Goals: Increase level of communication between students and SGA by providing better publicity for SGA meetings, create topics for each weekly forum to better direct the discussion of student concerns Experience: Pi Kappi Phi member He said: Siggleakis said he wants to see more interaction between SGA and the student body it aims to serve, and “create a culture change” regarding students having closer connections with their Student Government Representatives. Other interests: Exercising, reading, playing guitar, and travelling to Greece with his father, who was born there.
Vice President of Public Relations
Class: 2013 Major: Film, video and interactive media Hometown: Newburgh, N.Y. Current position: Class of 2014 Representative Goals: Proposing the creation of a Student Bill of Rights that would outline what Quinnipiac undergraduates are and are not entitled to in all areas of student life Experience: Promoted class events through Facebook, flyers and posters, Q30 director, orientation leader He said: “I want the student body to feel that they are part of the change that SGA is going to provide. Every step SGA makes to improve Quinnipiac is something that I want to share with every single student.” Other interests: Scanlon is an avid photographer, loves to play the piano, and says he has mastered the art of volleyball. He also spent a semester in Rome, Italy and acted as a Student Ambassador for Australia.
Vice President of Student Concerns
Class: 2014 Major: Political science Hometown: Woodbridge, Conn. Current position: Class of 2014 Representative Goals: Stress importance of QU’s three campuses, establish an open relationship with student body, include students in SGA’s initiatives Experience: Served as a representative on the Student Awareness Committee, attended Texas A&M conference He said: ”This year I have committed to the Student Awareness Committee, where I worked closely with the current VP of Student Concerns on all aspects of student life.” Other interests: Exercising, staying active, and speaks Greek fluently
Vice President of Public Relations
Class: 2013 Major: Marketing Hometown: Lincoln, R.I. Current position: Class of 2013 Representative Goals: Create stronger relationship between students and administration, better ties with Hamden Experience: Helped launch “Respect your Ride” campaign, attended Texas A&M conference She said: “I know that there is some disconnect between organizations, so I’d like to create a more comprehensive council of representatives between all of the organizations and governing bodies to create an open line of communication.” Other interests: Spending time with family, reading, hiking, and going to the beach
Vice President of Programming
Class: 2013 Major: Business management Hometown: Somers, N.Y. Current position: Vice President of Programming Goals: Promote awareness on campus about programming routable meetings, brainstorm ideas with programming committee, and open doors for co-sponsorship in the future Experience: Orientation leader, member of Student Programming Board, Pi Beta Phi, the Fraternal Values Society She said: “I do not believe my work within the organization is done. I would like to continue to help the organization grow as well as help create new programs for our campus.” Other interests: Dancing, reading, and spending time with friends and family
Vice President of Finance
Class: 2013 Major: Political science Hometown: Naugatuck, Conn. Current position: Vice president of finance Goals: Attain nine percent increase in SGA’s budget this year Experience: Pi Kappa Phi secretary, implemented 10 percent budget increase in past year He said: “I am proud of SGA’s accomplishments thus far, and I am looking forward to continue to challenge this organization to always strive to be better.”
Student Government Association President
Class: 2013 Major: Political Science Hometown: Goffstown, N.H. Current position: SGA President Goals: Empower all students to have the best experience possible, help them to maximize opportunities at QU, help provide support to organization so goals set by the cabinets and committees can be accomplished Experience: Orientation leader, Sigma Phi Epsilon brother, QU’s tiered leadership program participant He said: “I came to Quinnipiac my freshman year and didn’t enjoy myself. I had a hard time transitioning into the college lifestyle and needed a change. I joined Student Government Association and my experience here turned around 180 degrees.”