2012-2013 student body vice president Andrew Lonon (L) and president J.C. Cartee (R)

 

The Student Body President is the representative of the Student Body before the College Administration, the College Board of Trustees, and the outside community. The Student Body Vice President presides over the Student Government Executive Cabinet and serves as the Speaker of the Student Senate at the first meeting of each new legislative session.   

President of the Student Body - J.C. Cartee |  Vice President of the Student Body - Andrew Lonon
 
EXECUTIVE CABINET

Secretary of Student Life (Taylor Eckel)
The Secretary of Student Life is appointed by the Student Body President at the start of each new session of the Student Senate. The Secretary of Student Life works closely with the Student Body President, the Student Senate, and the Dean of Student Life and her team in coordinating non-academic events for the student body. The Secretary of Student Life also takes frequent surveys of the student body in an effort to promote the specific interests of the student body.

Secretary of Administrative Relations (Kira Clark)
The Secretary of Administrative Relations is appointed by the Student Body President at the start of each new session of the Student Senate. The Secretary of Academic Affairs is the student representative on the Faculty Senate. As such, they must attend monthly meetings, and maintain strong relations with the faculty through extensive communication. The Secretary of Administrative Relations is given the charge of negotiating for any necessary adjustments to academic policies.

Secretary of Academic Affairs (Cornelius Sweers)
The Secretary of Academic Affairs is appointed by the Student Body President at the start of each new session of the Student Senate. The Secretary of Academic Affairs sits on the Academic Affairs Committee of the College governance. As well as working to maintain strong relations between Student Government and the Academic Dean, the Secretary of Academic Affairs specifically represents the interests of students in the event of an academic grievance.

Secretary of External Affairs (Kayla Griesemer)
The Secretary of External Affairs is appointed by the Student Body President at the start of each new session of the Student Senate. The Secretary of External Affairs has two primary tasks: First, they are responsible for maintaining relations with the Purcellville Business and Professional Association, a local organization for business owners that allows for networking and the organization of charitable projects; Second, they are responsible for fostering interactions with other institutions of higher learning across the country.

Community Involvement Commission Chairman (Stephen Gibbs)
The Chairman of the Community Involvement Commission presides over the Community Involvement Commission, which is a Senate commission. In this role, he reports directly to both the Student Senate, and to the Student Executive Cabinet. The main tasks of the Chairman are to take the lead on networking with the Purcellville Town government on community service events, to maintain healthy relations with local charitable organizations, and to be a resource for the Student Body President in finding more ways for Patrick Henry College students to impact the local community.