SGA Officer Election Information


2014-2015 SGA Officer applications are now available both online (click here to download) and in Student Affairs. Applications are due by 4pm on Friday, March 28th in the Student Affairs office. Campaigning will take place during the week of March 31 through April 4, and elections will be held online Monday, April 7, through Wednesday, April 9.

Campaign and Election Guidelines:

You may not begin campaigning until you receive an email confirmation from Tyler Sellers, SGA Sponsor. The confirmation email will contain the guidelines for campaigning. Candidates violating the guidelines will forfeit the opportunity to participate in the elections.

Officers
The executive power of the Student Government Association shall be vested in the Executive Council. The Executive Council shall consist of the officers of the Student Government Association: the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary and any additional officers or honorary officers created by the By-Laws of the Student Government Association.

Officer Requirements

  • Officers must attend weekly SGA meetings on Mondays from 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
  • Officers must attend weekly Executive Council meetings at a mutually agreed upon time.
  • Officers are required to attend the annual Student Leadership Conference.
  • Officers must attend SGA Training and the SGA Retreat in the Fall.
  • For any questions contact Tyler Sellers at tsellers@etbu.edu.

Officer Qualifications

The qualifications for officers are listed below.

  • The President and Vice-President must observe the following qualifications:

  1. Be a member of the incoming junior or senior class.

  2. Maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher. If the GPA falls below 2.5, he/she will be required to submit a formal letter of resignation.

  3. Have previously served as a senator at least two academic semesters.

  4. Be in good standing with the University, i.e. not be on academic or disciplinary probation.

  5. Be a full-time student at East Texas Baptist University.If the class load falls below full-time, he/she will be required to submit a formal letter of resignation.

  6. Reside in University housing.

  •  The Secretary and Treasurer must observe the following qualifications:
  1. Be a member of the incoming sophomore, junior, or senior class.

  2. Maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher. If the GPA falls below 2.5, he/she will be required to submit a formal letter of resignation.

  3. Have previously served as a senator at least two academic semesters.

  4. Be in good standing with the University, i.e. not be on academic or disciplinary probation.

  5. Be a full-time student at East Texas Baptist University. If the class load falls below full-time, he/she will be required to submit a formal letter of resignation.

  6. Reside in University housing.

Officer Duties

The duties and responsibilities for officers can be found in the SGA Constitution.