2023-2024 Senate

College of Arts and Sciences

Emma Blackmon

Political Science
Birmingham, AL

Eyram Gbeddy

Political Science
Norristown, PA

  • Reforming the election system to encourage higher student turnout rates
  • Working with student organizations to see how SGA could better serve them

Aydan Graham

International Studies, Political Science
Houston, TX

  • Promote equal opportunity and representation for international students by working with UA to implement the TOEFL test and host workshops for post-graduation education
  • Increasing awareness and accessibility of emergency procedures and resources

Katherine Gray

Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Implementation of bystander intervention programming. Having teachers, students, and RA’s who are equipped to deal with a variety of situations is vital to creating a safe and encouraging atmosphere on campus
  • Work with the Student Health Center to provide a safe and accessible biohazardous waste disposal system on par with other top universities to ensure a safe and accommodating campus

Cassidy Matwiyoff

Political Science (Pre-Med)
San Diego, CA

  • Creation of a pre-professional advising fair
  • Adoption of a clean campus/building program

Ella Brown

Psychology and History
O’Fallon, MO

  • Expand the WGRC Safe Sister program to include other Greek Councils and large organizations
  • Implement a Student Executive Council among the colleges to promote the exchange of ideas between students, the college, and SGA

Oliver Sinclair

Spanish Fort, AL

  • A Universal Parking Pass for every zone
  • Gorgas Library Genre and Literature Expansion

Jensyn Seay

Political Science (Pre-Law)
Albertville, AL

Ethan Pearson

Houston, TX

  • Graduate Program Assistance
  • Revitalize focus on promoting health and fitness

Eleanor Israel

Nashville, TN

  • Continued progress in Narcan and substance misuse harm reduction programming availability on campus
  • Explore campus support for ranked ballots in SGA elections

College of Business

Peyton Abbott

Crowley, TX

  • Work to increase campus-wide sustainability
  • Help to expand Culverhouse student’s knowledge and access to resources regarding our alumni connections

Christian Ladner

Accounting and Finance
Mobile, AL

Britton Cooper

General Business
Fairhope, AL

  • Make Narcan more widely available across campus, and make training to administer a necessity for RA’s
  • Make mental health resources more widely available and known across campus

Stella Jeffcoat

Spanish Fort, AL

  • Improve the advising process by adding a question and answer dropbox to the advising office for students
  • Improve seating in collaboration rooms throughout the business buildings

Jenni Page

General Business, Psychology
Beavercreek, OH

Chloe Pickle

Hamilton, AL

  • Enhancing professional development within the Culverhouse College of Business by focusing on etiquette, resume building, professional interview skills, as well as time and stress management for students transitioning from college into the workforce
  • Working with the local community for career shadowing opportunities for lower division business students to explore their major through real world experiences, as well as making those opportunities easily accessible for students

Phillip Krause

New York City, NY

Walker Parsons

Montgomery, AL

Leo Denning

Finance, Economics
Austin, TX

  • Implement a Culverhouse connections alumni day/panel where all Culverhouse students are welcome to come ask questions, network with alumni, and gain perspective into their future careers
  • An act to improve and grow the university intramural programs

Jack Sweda


  • Install more security measures in dorms such as phone scanners to enter individual dorm rooms
  • Create a platform where similar clubs and organizations can collaborate and expand their interests

Connor Hux

Operations Management
Sikeston, MO

  • Find ways for deeper career and major exploration to be worked into our lower division and general business classes within Culverhouse
  • Find ways for all students to celebrate holidays whether it involves longer breaks, or events on campus for whose who can’t travel home

Charles Eigner

Denver, CO

  • Require hand sanitizing stations next to elevators in residence halls
  • Get the University to post free textbook databases for students to see

College of Communication and Information Sciences

Sarah Clevenger

Public Relations
Boise, ID

  • Providing students with more work experience
  • Increase collaborations between all SGA programs

Megan Bonhaus

Public Relations
Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Host bi-weekly gatherings dedicated for off-campus students to get to know their peers and administrators to promote a sense of community
  • Properly utilizing social media platforms to maximize the reach of effectiveness on all students of UA, but especially off-campus students

Riley Jordan

News Media, Communication Studies
Ozark, AL

College of Education

Madison Wiltshire

Agoura Hills, CA

  • Strive to increase accessibility to in-person counseling centers and push to create new office locations for these services, especially near the dorms and other student living locations
  • Advocate for more outdoor seating across campus to encourage student collaboration, as well as give students more outdoor areas for studying and socialization

Dillon Cook

Elementary Education, Minor in Digital Consumer Engagement
Ider, AL

  • Collaboration between different types of education majors
  • Advocacy and awareness for special education

Kaelyn Thames

Monroeville, AL

College of Engineering

Ben Staley

Mechanical Engineering
Homer Glen, IL

  • Allow for students to have easier access to lecture and in-class content by emphasizing recorded classes and accessible notes
  • Working with the university to remove some of the excessive required materials and make classes more affordable for students

Jack Rudder

Mechanical Engineering
St. Louis, MO

Michael Rodrigue

Civil Engineering
Houma, LA

Lucy Bonhaus

Cyber Security, Minor in Cyber Criminology
Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Creating designated common rooms and meeting areas for each college to allow students to meet their peers, work with them, collaborate on group projects, and more
  • Revising the contents of the engineering kit by only including necessary tools for each class in order to reduce costs and prevent wasted products

Cade Bailey

Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Chelsea, AL

Kameron Prim

Computer Science
Foley, AL

  • Get calculator policies changed to a more efficient and reliable calculator in groups directly related to the COE; specifically MTLC and departments like Chemistry
  • Use of mental health excuses for assignments, excluding tests or quizzes
  • Prioritizing the creation of a mental health friendly environment

Graduate School

Adefunke Eruodobo

Lagos, Nigeria

  • Write resolutions that will better improve the lives of UA students and foster the relationship between off campus residence and the UA community
  • Write resolutions that will help improve academic success, well being, and student life in UA

Tolulope Sanni

Civil Engineering
Lagos, Nigeria

  • Improving Graduate students’ welfare and finances

Tolulope Kolapo


TaMaya Mitchell


Rebecca Rose Lutonsky

Educational Leadership
Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Working in collaboration with Undergraduate and Graduate Senators so that students can have a collective voice
  • Grade enhancing programs such as Grammarly for all students

Emilia Stuart


College of Human and Environmental Sciences

Lexie Oats

Hopsitaltiy Management
Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Promoting the tutoring resources in the Human and Environmental Science college
  • Promoting Mental Health resources

Mia Ford

Public Health (Pre-Dental)
St. Louis, MO

  • Implement safety protocols for students seeking on-campus prescriptions and increase accessibility to drug abuse resources
  • Reduce energy waste in UA buildings with timed lighting

Hidy Kirkpatrick

Apparel Design
Washington Court House, OH

  • Encourage colleges across the university to implement mental health days within their attendance policies
  • Create an academic peer program with CrossingPoints students

Law School

Alan Crisologo

Cullman, AL

Andrew Mount

New York City, NY

College of Nursing

Kendall Stanton

Spanish Fort, AL

  • Working with the faculty and staff of the Capstone College of Nursing to improve communication and inclusion with Lower Division Nursing students on campus, and creating a weekly newsletter program to better inform students of important deadlines and information, especially involving the application process for Upper Division
  • Improving technology by ensuring that class buildings are equipped with everything students need to work efficiently, from widening printing options to adding electrical outlets in facilities that may lack these necessities

Brooke Garvey

Alexandria, VA

  • Foster relationships with local Tuscaloosa Nurses through activities on campus and local hospitals
  • Increase connections between Lower and Upper Division students through mentoring and service based projects

School of Social Work

Anna Lauren Ermert

Social Work
Vestavia Hills, AL

  • Create an organization spotlight section in the SGA newsletter to engage with other organizations
  • Collaborate with the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to create DEI passport events in partnership with the School of Social Work

Ragan Hope Wilson

Social Work
Tuscumbia, AL

  • Increase the number of on-campus lactation rooms for students who are nursing, specifically in areas that are currently underserved, and ensure the new and existing lactation rooms remain properly managed
  • Collaborate with the Office of Student Care and Well-Being to create a program focused on confidentially identifying low-income students and students facing basic needs insecurity, and ensuring that they are educated bout and provided access to the resources available to them