Student Governing Council
The Student Governing Council (SGC) is the primary representative body of the students at KUMC. Its voting members come from the respective student governing bodies from each of the constituent schools that make up KUMC, which include The Association of Undergraduate Students of Nursing, The Graduate Student Council, The Medical Student Assembly and The School of Health Professions Senate. SGC serves as the voice of the student body to administrators and faculty at KUMC, as well as to the outside community.
Executive Board and Responsibilities:
President - Suraj Shankar
The primary representative of the KUMC Student Body to administration, staff and the outside world.
Chairperson - Jack Ayres
The presiding officer over senate proceedings, in charge of running executive and full senate meetings.
Vice President - Beth Liu
Coordinates ongoing efforts among the SGC executive committee, committee co-chairs, and the Presidents of AUSN, GSC, MSA and SHP.
Director of Finance - Kyle Rampetsreiter
Manages all of SGC finances-a budget of approximately $50,000 per year.
Director of Communications - Rachel Rapp
Solicits input from and distributes SGC information to the KUMC student body.
|Campus Mgmt committee||Finance Committee||Interprofessional Committee||Student Services Committee|
|Dan Vu (MSA)||Alonso Acevedo (SHP)||Gabby Rao (SHP)||Vacant|
|Ashtyn Schieferecke||Suraj Shankar (MSA)||Lubna Alnaim||Emily Downey (AUSN)|
|Gianna LaSusa (SHP)||Mallory Smith (GSC)||Lauren Sinik (MSA)||Ashley Cloud (GSC)|
|Sanjay Parashar (MSA)||Shannon McCoy (SHP)||Annie Libeer (SHP)||Krystal Iheme (GSC)|
|Paige Davis (AUSN)||Nhat Chau (MSA)||Jaime Mortimer (GSC)||Charlie Johnson (SHP)|
|Taylor Escher (GSC)||Joe Fritzlen (MSA)||Ben Stickler (SHP)||Lauren Hunter (SHP)|
|Kanav Aggarwal (GSC)||Samantha Hoover (GSC)||Mariah Johnson (MSA)|
|Marissa Gatti (AUSN)||Olivia Provance (GSC)||Maggie Kowalski-Reynolds|
|Mike Panek (SHP)|
The campus management committee represents student interests to the following campus entities:
- Information Resources (IR)
- KUMC Police
Members of the SGC Finance committee meets at least once per month to evaluate and vote upon funding applications for student organizations, as well as student travel awards.
The Interprofessional committee is responsible for the ongoing effort to make KUMC a more collaborative, interprofessional place. They coordinate with the Office of Student Life to throw events like Faculty Appreciation Day and Post-Interprofessional-Education parties.
The members of the Student Services committee meet regularly with administrators in Student Health, Financial Aid, Kirmayer Fitness Center, Student Life,Dykes Library, International Programs and the Registrars office to work on optimizing the services these departments provide for students.
- If you are a student organization and wish to apply for funding for an event(s), click HERE (login required). Please note: SGC funding requests will only be considered if the event being funded is open to all KUMC students.
- If you are a student and wish to apply for a travel award, please read THIS first, then apply HERE (login required).
If you have a question, comment or concern pertaining to KUMC, please email SGC@kumc.edu
Our meetings are held every other Tuesday evening from 5pm to 6pm CST. To listen in, download the Zoom app at https://zoom.us/ and join the meeting using this link: Click HERE.