Undergraduate Executive Branch

Undergraduate Executive Branch

SGA’s Executive Branch works together to create policy, plan events, disperse surveys, and initiate other projects to help progress campus initiatives and improve the student experience. From Campus Organizations to Academic Affairs, each Board is led by a Vice President– a member of the Executive Cabinet– who operates uniquely in a way conducive to achieving the goals of their respective branch. The Executive Branch is a cohesive team that strives towards a common goal of upholding the mission of the Student Government Association and being a powerful force for positive change on Georgia Tech’s campus.

Brielle Lonsberry
President

The Student Body President sets the guiding mission and vision the Executive Branch of the SGA. They work to ensure that SGA works to effectively empower student organizations, embody student opinion, preserve student integrity, and enrich the student experience. Primarily, the President serves as the formal student point of contact for news outlets, the state legislature, several Georgia Tech Board of Trustees, and other high-level advisory groups.

Kyle Smith
Executive Vice President

The Executive Vice President serves as the principal advisor to the President. They must work with the President to manage the Executive Branch, create a cohesive Executive Cabinet, as well as develop the Cabinet as leaders. The Executive Vice President fills in for the President whenever they are unavailable, as well as undertakes special projects and initiatives throughout the year.

Caleb Torres
Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff represents the interests of the President and Executive Vice President both within Student Government and outside of it, and provides leadership for the Executive Cabinet. They also serve as the Chief Advisor to the President and EVP and the director of strategic initiatives, while leading special projects and serving on Institute Wide Committees (IWCs)

Joyce Karanouh-Schuler
Joint Vice President of Campus Organizations

The Joint Vice President of Campus Organizations (JVPCO) serves as a resource for campus organizations. They advocate on behalf of campus organizations’ interests, both inside SGA and beyond. Working closely with the Center for Student Engagement, the JVPCO helps craft policies for organizations, as well as embark on larger initiatives to strengthen the campus organization network.

Josh Eastwood
Joint Vice President of Finance

The Joint Vice President of Finance (JVPF) is the chief financial advisor for both the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Government Associations. They oversee the budget process and serve as the Chair of the Joint Finance Committee.

Cy Heffley
Joint Vice President of Information Technology

The Joint Vice President of Information Technology (JVPIT) focuses on developing the strategic plan for the future of academic and campus life resources at Georgia Tech. The position heads the think-tank for the development/implementation of new technologies, maintenance, and restructuring of current IT resources.

Jackson Caruso
Vice President of Academic Affairs

The Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) is the official liaison between the undergraduate student body and many Georgia Tech academic units, including the Office of Undergraduate Education, Financial Aid, and International Education. With the responsibility of voicing the undergraduate student body opinion, the VPAA serves on multiple Institute-Wide Committees concerning Institute policy, curriculum, rules, and regulations.

Emmett Miskell
Vice President of Campus Services

The Vice President of Campus Services works closely with all campus departments and administrators that affect student services, including Auxiliary Services, Parking & Transportation, Housing & Residence Life, Stamps, and GTPD.

Grace Swift
Vice President of Communications

The Vice President of Communications serves as the President’s chief advisor on student opinion. They are responsible for coordinating the various committees within the Communications Board, representing the Student Government’s voice on key issues to both administrators and students, overseeing SGA’s social media presence, publishing the SGA newsletter, and ensuring all campus stakeholders are informed of all current initiatives and proceedings within SGA.

Samuel Ellis
Vice President of External Affairs

The Vice President of External Affairs focuses on increasing Georgia Tech’s presence in the surrounding community through civic engagement, community service, and collaboration with students and organizations in Atlanta and Georgia as a whole. External Affairs pursues meaningful engagement and representation of Georgia Tech students in government. Additionally, External Affairs seeks to ensure Georgia Tech serves as a responsible partner to our Atlanta community.

Alton Stovall
Vice President of Internal Affairs

The Vice President of Internal Affairs is charged with fostering a more cohesive Student Government and ensuring each organization member feels integrally involved in Student Government. The Vice President of Internal Affairs reviews the Constitution, Bylaws, and other SGA governing policies to ensure consistency and that up-to-date versions are being utilized. Additionally, the Vice President of Internal Affairs oversees the annual SGA Retreat and SGA Banquet.

Mykala Sinclair
Vice President of Student Life

The Vice President of Student Life is responsible for assessing and meeting the needs to better student life on Georgia Tech’s campus and be the voice to the administration as to how to fill the gaps of needs not being met on campus.

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