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Executive Branch

The Executive Branch serves as the selective sounding board for introduction of new policies and programs and serves as a communications network to the Senate. The Executive Board acts in the best interests of the Senate when the Senate is not in session. The Executive Board ensures the inner workings of Student Government are working smoothly so the senate can ensure they are advocating for the voice of the student body

Meet Your Executive Board



Ramón DeShazer, Student Body President
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Music, Applied Communications, Education
Vision for Student Government: "I want to ensure that students are aware and actively using their voices to express concerns and ask questions."
Hobbies:  Playing musical instruments, traveling, cooking, baking, volunteering, Netflixing, spending time with friends and family
Other campus involvement: Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity, The National Society of Leadership and Success, PRSSA 
Contact Me:

Megan Megan Gooch, Vice President
Hometown: Herrin, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Business Administration-Marketing, French Minor
Vision for Student Government: "I want to make SIUE a better place for all current and future students."
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, Reading
Other campus involvement: Alpha Sigma Tau, Pi Delta Phi National French Honor Society, Culture and Language Club/Global Ambassadors Program
Contact Me:
Luke Jansen, Student Trustee
Hometown: Effingham, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Marketing, Public Relations
Vision for Student Government: I want this group to continue to stand up for students even when it involves challenging work or difficult conversations. I also want us to continue to think outside of the box to improve the SIUE experience." 
Hobbies: Traveling, Cooking, Paddle Boarding, Working Out
Other campus involvement: Vice President of Programing Sigma Phi Epsilon
Contact Me:
Kiersten Kiersten Gavin, Financial Officer
Hometown: Metamora, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: ACS-Corporate and Organizational Track, Pre-Law Minor
Vision for Student Government: I hope to create positive change that honors the wants and needs of the student body.
Hobbies: Kayaking, Riding Motorcycles, Food
Activities: SG Finance Board, Student AthleteTutor

Ethan Massey, External Affairs Officer

Hometown: Marine, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Applied Communication Studies
Vision for Student Government: “I want to make SIUE a more inclusive environment for all students and increase understanding of the diversity within our student body.”
Hobbies: Reading, soccer, walking my dog
Activities: PRSSA

Bodine Alyson Woods, Marketing and Communications Officer
Hometown: Trenton, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Business Administration-Marketing/Human Resources, Pre-Law Minor
Vision for Student Government: To help the students at SIUE to have a fun and memorable year, while showing off all the fun SG has!
Hobbies: Shopping and Fashion, Petting Dogs, Dancing, and Hiking
Contact Me:
Erin Erin O'Flaherty, Internal Affairs  
Hometown: Cuba, IL
Year in School: Graduate Student – School of Pharmacy
Major: Psychology and Exercise Science, Nutrition Minor
Vision for Student Government: I want Student Government to help the SIUE community to become comfortable with the uncomfortable via conversations on community, national, and world issues.
Hobbies: Boating, Dancing, Eating, and Hanging out with friends
Other campus involvement: Alpha Xi Delta
Contact Me:

Kelsi Delgado, Student Diversity Officer  

Hometown: Edwardsville, IL
Year in School: Junior
Major: Business
Vision for Student Government: 'To make SG more present and accessible. As the first Diversity Officer, I am hoping to become a resource for our students and to bring a positive change to our campus."
Hobbies: Running, reading and hiking
Other campus involvement: Alpha Xi Delta
Contact Me:

Christian Heck, Organization Relations Officer  
Hometown: St. Joseph, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Business Administration- Marketing
Vision for Student Government: “I want Student Government to connect with every clique, organization, and major to ensure that everyone on this campus feels represented.'
Hobbies: Hiking, Boating, Watching Movies, and Volleyball
Other campus involvement: Tour Ambassadors, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and SIUE Marketing Association
Contact Me:


Fee Commissioner Bacon
Jacob Bacon, Fee Review Commissioner  
Hometown: Bloomington, IL
Year in School: Senior
Major: Computer Management and Information Systems with a Minor in Computer Science
Vision for Student Government: To provide accurate and appropriate recommendations in respect to student fee changes, in the best interest of the student body.
Hobbies: Juggling, unicycling, and traveling
Other campus involvement: President of Honors Student Association; President of Juggling Club of SIUE; Former Cougar Guide and Springboard Leader; Former member of Teaching Excellence Awards Committee and Fee Review Commission
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