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SGA Hosts First Open Meeting of the New Decade

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.  

Approximately eleven people attended the meeting. They represented SGA, Agronomy Club, The Witness, and the student body.

Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the Jan. 14 meeting:

Kaleb Hubner, the vice president of administration, was absent. 

Chase Menchofer, the vice president of faculty, alumni, and trustees, reported that he is assisting Wil Overholt and Logan Schroer in planning an SGA forum, date to be determined. This forum will focus on the upcoming SGA elections.

Chris Zody, the vice president of SGA, reported that the Student Senate will have meetings Mondays at 8 p.m. The first meeting is scheduled for Jan. 20. The Senate will continue discussing their constitution. Senate meetings will become open to the public after ratifying their constitution. 

Kameron Rinehart, the president of SGA, reported that the new SGA office hours will be posted soon. The tower gardens located in the T.O.P. will begin production soon as well. The Agronomy Club will maintain the tower gardens and oversee production. 

Nate Johnson, the vice president of finance, reported that he has turned in all budget-related paperwork that he had received.

Overholt, the vice president of public relations, reported that he is helping plan the next SGA forum. He will be in charge of the publicity for the forum as well as the upcoming elections. 

Schroer, the vice president of elections, reported that he is finalizing the petition packets and the election process.

Sigrid Solomon, SGA’s adviser, reported that Kane Lewis, the student involved in a hunting accident last semester, returned to campus last week. Using money raised through donations, the College wrote Lewis a check to help cover the cost of a specialized wheelchair. 

Other topic points presented by non-SGA attendees include:

A proposal to begin a “life skills” club was submitted to SGA. This club would explore activities such as sewing, woodworking, and metalworking. It intends to be open to all students.

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