Posted by Julia Leef
The Student Government Association will close out the end of the week with its per-semester elections on Thursday, Feb. 9.
According to an email sent out on Feb. 1 by Jono Zeidan '12, president of the SGA, there are 19 open positions on the Senate, the Inter Hall Board and the Inter Class Council.
"A lot of people go abroad or decide to do other things, so there's a turnover from first semester to second semester," said Raiza Nazareth '12, vice president of the SGA.
Open positions include the new sustainability senator for the new Sustainability committee added to the SGA at the end of last semester and seven senator-at-large positions.
Four students will run in this week's elections, all uncontested. Donald Duff '13 and Stacy Sullivan '13 will both run for senator-at-large positions. LaMarte Williams '14 will run for vice president of Wiecking and Jess Dunning '15 will run for sustainability senator.
Students who wish to apply for the remaining open positions may find the application on the SGA website.
"Any positions that still aren't filled after the elections will then be filled through Willingness-to-Serve, which is voted on at every Tuesday Senate meeting," Nazareth said.
Candidates will speak about their experience and answer student questions during Speech Night at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the Spa. Voting will take place all day on Thursday, and the results will be announced on Friday.