The results are in from this years Student Government Association (SGA) Elections for the school year of 2012 to 2013.
LeeAnne Yeater, a Political Science major from Dayton, Ohio, will serve as president and Eric Croasmun, a Secondary Education social studies major from Paden City, West Virginia, will serve as vice president of SGA.
Yeater is a graduate of Wayne High School and is employed on campus by the Office of Institutional Advancement. Croasmun is a graduate of Paden City High School and serves as an ambassador for the Admissions Office and is a resident assistant for housing. Yeater and Croasmun were running in an uncontested election.
Yeater and Croasmun said that they are both “very excited to serve the students of WLU” and to step in to their new leadership roles. The two also said that they have big plans for next year.
Yeater currently is the vice president of SGA and has served previously as a senator and sergeant at arms; Croasmun is currently the executive secretary and has served previously as a senator and housing representative as well as communications director. Both bring several years of SGA experience to the table. They will take office and be inaugurated at the Honors Ceremony on April 26 at 6 p.m.
Also elected to offices were Bryan Gasaway as senior class president, Jay Roberts as junior class president and Melanie Fagan will serve as sophomore class president.
Elected to senator-at-large positions were Sydney Bennett, Kyle Cook, Jordan Hayden, Jordan Howarth, Suchiraya Inpuan, Jessica McDonald, Kristen LeVelle, Coty Meadows, Brigid Riordan, Ryan Ritchea, and Logan Smith.
In accordance with the SGA Constitution, Yeater and Croasmun must select an executive board secretary and treasurer as well as a cabinet. Their selections will be announced at a later date.
Several seats such as commuter and housing representatives, freshman class president, and a minimum of four senate seats are reserved for the fall election which will be at the beginning of September.
Next year a new “Greek Life Representative” position will be added to SGA that will require an appointment by the Greek council president and approval by the SGA Executive Board.
Any full-time student that is interested in becoming a member of SGA is welcome to run for office in the fall. Interested students can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.