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Student Governing Council

Our Mission:

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
The primary representative of the KUMC Student Body to administration, staff and the outside world.

Chairperson
The presiding officer over senate proceedings, in charge of running executive and full senate meetings.

Vice President
Coordinates ongoing efforts among the SGC executive committee, committee co-chairs, and the Presidents of AUSN, GSC, MSA and SHP.

Director of Finance
Manages all of SGC finances-a budget of approximately $50,000 per year.

Director of Communications
Solicits input from and distributes SGC information to the KUMC student body.

Senators

Campus Mgmt committeeFinance CommitteeInterprofessional CommitteeStudent Services Committee
Tess Hoerle (MSA) Alonso Acevedo (SHP) Alex Fondaw (MSA) Vacant
Zak Tazkargy (MSA) Kishan Bhakta (SHP) Rebecca Ferguson (SHP) Emily Downey (AUSN)
Dan Vu (MSA) Mallory Smith (GSC) Lauren Sinik (MSA) Ashley Cloud (GSC)
Gianna Lasusa (SHP Jeffrey John Javier (AUSN) Annie Libeer (SHP) Krystal Iheme (GSC)
Marissa Gatti (AUSN) Shannon McCoy (SHP) Jaime Mortimer (GSC) Charlie Johnson (SHP)
Sanjay Parashar (MSA) Nhat Chau (MSA) Ben Stickler (SHP) Lauren Hunter (SHP)
Paige Davis (AUSN) Joe Fritzlen (MSA) Samantha Hoover (GSC) Mariah Johnson (MSA
Kanav Aggarwal (GSC)

Committees:

Campus Management
The campus management committee represents student interests to the following campus entities:

  • Parking
  • Information Resources (IR)
  • Facilities
  • KUMC Police

Finance
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.

Interprofessional
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.

Student Services
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.

Funding Info:

  • 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).

Contact Us:

If you have a question, comment or concern pertaining to KUMC, please email SGC@kumc.edu. If you wish to be contacted about the progress of your inquiry, please do not forget to include your contact information.

Last modified: Aug 25, 2018
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