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SIUE Student Government

Committees and Boards

Anyone on the student body is eligible to apply to join a committee if they meet the criteria in our bylaws. If you are interested in joining any of the committees listed below, please contact Internal Affairs Officer Erin O'Flaherty at

Finance Board
The Finance Board makes recommendations to the Student Senate regarding allocation of funds to support student organizations, student travel, and student programming. The board shall exercise fiscal responsibility in establishing recommendations and will work with all organizations in developing a sound approach to program budgeting.

Financial Officer: Kiersten Gavin 

Information for Organizations: Registered student organizations are eligible to apply for programming funds, travel funds, and allocation funds. Application forms and the Funding Manual may be downloaded here.

Contact: Please email Financial Officer Kiersten Gavin (

External Affairs Committee
The External Affairs Committee shall be responsible for all activities outside of Student Government, including lobbying efforts and community involvement. Throughout the school year the External Affairs Officer and the committee work together to plan events such as Angel Tree, Its On Us, Diversity Week, the Tunnel of Oppression and any other events that are sponsored by Student Government. 

External Affairs Officer: Ethan Massey 

Contact: Please email External Affairs Officer Ethan Massey (

Student Organization Advisory Board
The SOAB shall be responsible for overseeing and making recommendations for space distribution, as well as approving or revoking any student organization’s constitution. The board will also make recommendations on the status of student organizations and review the criteria for an organization’s recognition, which includes reviewing and recommending revisions to the Student Organization Handbook.

Organization Relations Officer: Christian Heck

Contact: Please email Organization Relations Officer Christian Heck (

Marketing & Communications Committee
The Marcomm committee meets every other Monday and is responsible for helping Student Government properly implement brand management. They aid in coming up with creative ideas for merchandise, social media and all Student Government events.

Marketing and Communications Officer: Alyson Woods 

Contact: Please email Marketing & Communications Officer Alyson Woods ( 

Fee Review Commission (convened as needed)
The Fee Review Commission shall be responsible for reviewing and researching all student fee changes in accordance with the fee review process. The commission will propose recommendations in fees to the Senate for approval.

Election Commission
The Election Commissioner oversees the Student Government elections.They are an unbiased resource that will plan election debates, manage the regulations of the campaigns, and run the student body voting.

Election Commissioner: Ricky Rush

Contact: Please email Election Commissioner Ricky Rush at ( 

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