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Each member of the FNU – SGA plays an important role as the voice for the Students of Florida National University.

These dedicated individuals take their role very seriously and are very motivated in these endeavors.

Below you’ll see their responsibilities and duties as assigned:

Students interested in running for office should visit the Office of Student Services for details.

SGA President

The SGA President shall be responsible for:

  1. Arranging of a weekly meeting at the Campus over which s/he presides and for informing the other members of the SGA of place and time of the meeting.
  2. Commencing, guiding, presiding and adjourning the meeting while it is in session.
  3. Delegating power and duties among all members of the SGA, or according to his/her evaluation of each individual situation.
  4. Serving as a liaison between faculty, staff, the student body and the surrounding community.
  5. Assisting the Campus Dean, Director of Student Services and the SGA Advisor in making the community aware of the SGA’s presence and allocating information that will both help the Student Body and Florida National University.
  6. Retrieving a copy of the weekly minutes and being aware of the activities that are being handled each week.
  7. Having a meeting with the Director of Student Services or the SGA Advisor weekly to report the SGA progress and to ask for his/her permission or advice on any matter that might be pending.
  8. Informing the SGA Advisor of any and all activities in which the SGA is participating.
  9. Scheduling participation in seminars.
  10. Supervising all SGA activities.
  11. Informing the student body of events.
  12. Engaging officers and students in community service projects.
  13. Actively participating in University Council meetings and Honor Court.
  14. Maintaining at least 2 office hours per week (exclusive of SGA meetings).

Other duties as assigned

SGA Vice President

The SGA Vice President shall be responsible for:

  1. Assisting the president in the arrangement of a weekly meeting at the Campus over which s/he presides and to inform the other members of the SGA of place and time of the meeting.
  2. Assisting the President in announcing all future meetings to the officers and the entire student body and to all faculty and/or staff involved.
  3. Commencing, guiding, presiding and adjourning the meeting while it is in session, in the event that the President is unable to attend.
  4. Ensuring that voting is conducted appropriately if the President is unable to fulfill this duty and conduct all decisions that must be made during the meeting.
  5. Delegating power and duties among all members of the SGA, or according to his/her evaluation of each individual situation.
  6. Serving as a liaison between faculty, staff, the student body and the surrounding community.
  7. Assisting the President, Campus Dean, Director of Student Services and the SGA Advisor in making the community aware of the SGA’s presence and allocating information that will both help the Student Body and Florida National University.
  8. Retrieving a copy of the weekly minutes and being aware of the activities that are being handled that particular week.
  9. Meeting with the Director of Student Services or SGA advisor weekly to report the SGA’s progress.
  10. Informing the SGA Advisor of any and all activities in which the SGA is participating.
  11. Actively participating in University Council meetings and Honor Court.
  12. Assuming all responsibilities of the President when s/he is absent.
  13. Maintaining at least 2 office hours per week (exclusive of SGA meetings).

Other duties as assigned.

SGA Treasurer

The Treasurer shall be responsible for:

  1. Collecting all monies from SGA fundraisers.
  2. Opening a checking account for the SGA as a non-profit organization with the authorization of the Director of Student Services and his/her signature.
  3. Keeping track of all transactions in the aforementioned account.
  4. Effectively budgeting all monies available to SGA.
  5. Issuing payments to parties that supply SGA, as needed.
  6. Saving all receipts of purchases and payments for archive.
  7. Maintaining at least 2 office hours per week (exclusive of SGA meetings).

Other duties as assigned.

SGA Secretary

The Secretary shall be responsible for:

  1. Recording of all meeting minutes.
  2. Providing a copy to the SGA advisor and Director of Student Services.
  3. Maintaining all SGA records up to date.
  4. Record and Archive:
    • List of SGA members
    • Activities
    • Members present during each meeting
    • Ballots cast during voting
  5. Publicizing meetings and events.
  6. Recruiting and listing of volunteers for SGA activities.
  7. Keep track of the SGA Officers’ Office hours and submit them on a weekly basis to the SGA President or Vice President for review and approval.
  8. Composing letters to be sent to faculty, staff, students, or outside organizations.
  9. Maintaining at least 2 office hours per week (exclusive of SGA meetings).

Other duties as assigned.

SGA Representatives

Representatives shall be responsible for:

  1. Serving as the voice of their respective programs.
  2. Informing the officers of ideas, opinions, etc., that students from the program might have.
  3. Informing the officers of upcoming activities in their respective programs.
  4. Participating in the university council and being a part of the Honor Court when deemed necessary.
  5. Maintaining at least 2 office hours per week (exclusive of SGA meetings).

Other duties as assigned.

Meet your Current FNU – SGA Officers:

Students interested in running for office should visit the Office of Student Services for details.

 

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Student Services Staff

Hialeah Campus

Student Services Officer John Ferrari - Hialeah Campus Officer John Ferrari
jferrari@fnu.edu

Student Services Assistant
Seilyn Santos
santoss@fnu.edu

(305) 821-3333 ext. 1004

Student Services Assistant
Yarlenis Gonzalez - Student Services AssistantYarlenis Gonzalez
yarlenisg@fnu.edu

Student Services Assistant
Yadira Rodriguez - Student Services Assistant
Yadira Rodriguez
yrodriguez@fnu.edu

(305) 821-3333 ext. 1040

South Campus

Student Services Officer
Adriana Irias - Student Services OfficerAdriana Irias
airias@fnu.edu
Student Services Assistant
Pilar Martinez-Fraga - Student Services Assistant
Pilar Martinez-Fraga
pmartinezfraga@fnu.edu
(305) 226-9999 ext. 1372

All Campuses

Student Services Director
Maria Hoffman - Student Services Director
Maria C. Hoffman B.S
mhoffman@fnu.edu
(305) 821-3333 ext. 1004/1040
(305) 226-9999 ext. 1373

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