SGA Executive Board

Meet the E-Board!


The President shall be the presiding officer of the Senate, be the chief executive of the student government at UMass Dartmouth, have the power to issue executive orders provided that they are for the purpose of enforcing motions passed by the Senate or assuring the proper functioning of student government at UMass Dartmouth, act with the Treasurer as co-signer for all Senate expenditures, and oversee all student government elections.

Vice President

The Vice President shall assist the President in his or her duties, take on the responsibilities of the President in his or her absence, make and adjust all committee appointments with the approval of the Senate, assist the committees in carrying out their duties, chair the Policy Committee and the Committee Council.


Corresponding Secretary

The Corresponding Secretary shall assist the President in his or her duties, be responsible for facilitating all Senate communications, keep records of all correspondence, coordinate informational forums, and chair the Public Relations Committee.

Recording Secretary

The Recording Secretary shall issue constitutions to all new senators, take the minutes of all Senate meetings, be responsible for the publication of those minutes within the week, prompt senators to perform their duties as delineated in Article VII Sections 1 through 6 of this constitution, and keep record of all motions, minutes, activities, and duties performed by the Senate.


The Advisor shall act as arbitrator of all internal disputes and assist the Senate in any way possible and necessary.

Current Advisor: Sheldon Straker

Student Trustee

The Student Trustee is elected to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees to represent over 76,000 students over the entire UMass system, comprised of five distinct campuses. The trustee also sits on at least one committee at the Board of Trustees. He or she raises concerns specific to students on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus. They are also tasked with creating innovative proposals to provide students with additional opportunities.

2018-2019 Student Trustee: Silavong Phimmasone