The Executive Team has a wide variety of functions. From ensuring SGA operates sustainably and advocates for sustainability on campus, to creating amazing events that bring awareness to mental health, the Executive Team is constantly at work to ensure student voices are heard and tangible things come of our advocacy.
Student Body President
Elected by the student body, the Student Body President represents the student body in all matters and serve as a voting member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
Student Body Vice President
Elected by the student body to serve as the President of the Senate and Chair of the Senate Executive Council and assist the President in executing policy and University obligations.
Chief of Staff
Appointed by the President and Vice President to oversee the daily operations of the executive cabinet and other duties as prescribed in the UKSGA Governing Codes.
TheUniversity of Kentucky Student Government Advisor works to counsel and advise Student Government and all of its officers as to their roles and responsibilities.
Deputy Chief of Staff
The Deputy Chief of Staff delegates responsibilities and priorities to directors and branches of Student Government. Oversees Executive Branch coordinator involvement program in the fall and facilitates the transition process in the spring.
Director of Campus Services & Access
The Director of Campus Services ensures that students at the University of Kentucky have access to services and basic needs as there are disparities in resource access on UK’s campus that impact the daily lives of students.
Assistant Director of Campus Services
The Assistant Director of Campus Services and Access works with the Director of Campus Services & Access to plan, implement, and execute programs and initiatives on campus and ensures that students at UK have access to basic needs resources.
The Elections Commissioner is in charge of facilitating the elections process. They work with the SGA advisor as well as the supreme court to make sure SGA elections are as equitable as possible.
Director of Information Technology
The Director of Information Technology is responsible for managing the Student Government website. This includes keeping the SGA website interactive and transparent for students to access information related to the work conducted by SGA.
The attorney general is the official custodian of the UKSGA Governing Codes and official records and ensures they are made available as outlined in the Legislative Codes. Represents UKSGA in Supreme Court cases and helps interpret legislation.
Director of Gov't Relations & Civic Engagement
The Director of Government Relations seeks to expand the student voice beyond the university setting, affect policy changes in the interest of University of Kentucky students, and promote general civic engagement among the student body.
Assistant Director of WildCats at the Capitol
The Assistant Director of Wildcats at the Capitol works with the Director of Government Relations to ensure that students have access to scholarships that can help fund their expenses for the Wildcats at the Capitol internship program.
Director of Sustainability
The Director of Sustainability helps advocate for the creation of sustainable initiatives that help the university and SGA meet both short-term and long-term sustainability goals as well as represent SGA on Student Sustainability Council.
The Senate Chair is a senator elected by a simple majority of Senators, the Senate Chair serves as the presiding officer of the Senate and handles the internal operations of the Senate. The Senate Chair certifies the passage of bills by the senate.
Director of Assessment & Economic Inclusion
The Director of Assessment & Economic Inclusion is responsible for executing assessment measures on all programs, initiatives, and grants that are led by Student Government. Assists in initiatives that build an equitable college experience at UK.
Director of Leadership Development Program
The Director of LDP is responsible for planning and executing programming and activities for the Leadership Development Program while ensuring that the incoming LDP class has the resources and guidance to develop leadership skills.
Director of Graduate & Professional Affairs
The Director of Graduate & Professional Student Affairs oversees initiatives that uplift and improve the graduate and professional student experience. They advocate for the needs of graduate & professional students across campus.
Director of Marketing & Communications
The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the communications and public relations of SGA. Ensures that SGA is transparent and effectively communicating campus updates and ongoing initiatives to the student body at-large.
Assistant Director of Graphic Design
Meara Niamh Denny
The Assistant Director of Graphic Design is responsible for creating all digital designs used by SGA for promotional materials and social media posts. They create images for each event and post that may require a graphic advertisement.
Assistant Director of Social Media
The Assistant Director of Social Media is responsible for building and maintaining a social media presence for Student Government in order to maintain our mission of transparency and student engagement across our campus community.
Director of Health & Wellness
The Director of Health & Wellness promotes and implements initiatives/policies that strive to address health and wellness disparities on UK’s campus. Ensures that administrators provide students with the resources for holistic wellness.
Assistant Director of Health & Wellness
The Assistant Director of Health and Wellness implements and oversees SGA’s Health and Wellness committee, which strives to ensure that health and wellness initiatives receive feedback from students across campus.
Director of Equity & Inclusion
The Director of Equity & Inclusion aims to advocate for policies that promote an equitable college experience for students that are historically marginalized and underrepresented while serving as a liaison between faculty and students.
Director of Student Engagement & Outreach
The Director of Student Engagement and Outreach is responsible for planning and executing outreach events and programming that helps SGA build relationships with student groups and organizations across campus.
Director of Wildcat Wardrobe
The Director of Wildcat Wardrobe is responsible for the oversight and general management of the Wildcat Wardrobe. They maintain consistent wardrobe hours, manage donations, and ensure the Wildcat Wardrobe is equitable.
Assistant Director of Wildcat Wardrobe
The Assistant Director of Wildcat Wardrobe is responsible for promoting the Wardrobe and developing fashion plans based on the Wardrobe’s needs as well as marketing the service to students on campus
Director of Events
The Events Manager works with various directors of the Executive Branch to ensure that the SGA event planning and programming process is streamlined by helping to review and approve SGA event proposals
Director of Campus Safety
The Director of Campus Safety strives to improve on- and off-campus safety for University students by pursuing policies, advocating for students, and creating resources for students both on- and off-campus to voice their concerns and experiences.