Student Government Associations Committees

The TAMU-CC Student Government Association seeks students to participate on a variety of internal and university wide committees.  To volunteer for a committee please visit the SGA Office located in the University Center Student Involvement Center Room 218L. You may contact the SGA at 361-825-5745 or send an email to sga.vp@tamucc.edu.

 

Spirit & Traditions Committee

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Committee Chair
Sarina Garcia
The Spirit & Traditions Committee serves to promote Islander Spirit and uphold campus Traditions. This committee will take an active role in spreading school spirit, educating students in campus traditions, planning and organizing events, and participating in spirited events and traditions on campus. Spirit & Traditions is responsible for overseeing all proper training of chants, the fight song, and the alma mater. This Committee is also in charge of planning and organizing all Spirit related events as well as tasks asked or assigned to them under the category of Spirit & Traditions.

Examples of Tasks

Spreading Overall Islander Spirit  *  Upholding Campus Traditions  *  Hosting Spirit Seminars  *  Educating Students in Campus Traditions  *  Hosting Spirit Seminars  *  Attending Sporting Events  *  Representing SGA at Campus Activities  *  Organizing and Assisting with: Islander Lights, Homecoming, Lighting of the “I”, and Islander Tribute

Public Relations Committee 

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Committee Chair
Kirk Jorgensen

The Public Relations Committee serves to promote good relations between the Student Government Association and the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi community. This committee will take an active role in promoting Student Government Association events to the student body, as well as to the wider community. The Public Relations Committee is responsible for coordinating with other committees to promote events sponsored by the Student Government Association.
Examples of Tasks

SGA Awareness and Advertising  *  Event Promotions  *  Suggestion Box Upkeep  *  Hosting Spirit Seminars  *  Upkeep of the SGA Board Outside of the Office  *  Trifold Board/Promotional Items

Student Engagement Committee

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Committee Chair
Ryleigh Washerleskey

The Student Engagement Committee addresses concerns that students have on campus and is responsible for overseeing and gathering student input. The committee is charged with finding the concerns of students and addressing them as necessary. This committee is also responsible for meeting with different departments on campus so that student input on issues is always present.
Examples of Tasks

Retention  *  Inclusion  *  Diversity  *  Support  *  Programming  *  Safety

Academic Affairs Committee

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Committee Chair
Morell Jenkins
The Academic Affairs Committee operates at the liaison between the student body and the campus higher administration and faculty specifically regarding academic policies and issues. This committee serves to address as well as communicate the grievances of the student body's academic experience. This committee is responsible for communicating academia issues to the Student Government Association, investigating specific academic policies, and being informed about how the Provost's office as well as how the Registrar operates. This committee is also responsible for developing ways to improve the academic experience for our students. 
Examples of Tasks
Retention  *  Inclusion  *  Diversity  *  Support  *  Programming  *  Safety

 Environmental Affairs Committee

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Committee Chair
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The Environmental Affairs Committee generates the encouragement of eco-friendly processes and regulations. This committee seeks to interact with the university, as well as, faculty and students to influence a greener way of thinking. Environmental affairs is in charge of concerns students/faculty have with the way the university handles their recycling activities and environmental issues.

Examples of Tasks

Green Week  *  Earth Day
  *  Campus Garden  *  Water Bottle Stations  *  "Flip the Switch" Tradition

Food Services Committee

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Committee Chair
Phebe Leach

The Food and Services Committee is to work with various constituent groups, in a proactive way, to ensure there is support for future food and service offering and operational plans, new program initiatives, utilization of Sanddollar$ and Meal Plan, and other issues which may affect satisfaction, quality and service orientation.

Examples of Tasks

Dining & Meal Plan Feedback Sessions  *  Collaboration with Chartwells Printing
  *  Services

Special Funding Committee

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Committee Chair
Justin Bustos

The Special Funding Committee shall be chaired by the current Treasurer of the Student Government Association. Any funds that are allocated to the Student Government Association by an outside entity shall be organized and distributed by the Special Funding Committee.

 

Governmental Relations Committee

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Committee Chair
Dominic Dewar

The Governmental Relations Committee is charged with coordinating all relations with the local and state government. When the Texas Legislature is in session, the committee shall be charged with researching all introduced legislation that may affect Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The committee will review the proposed bills and work to develop suggestions and a plan of action for the Student Government Association.

Community Outreach Committee

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Committee Chair
Damian Olvera

The Community Outreach Committee shall serve to give back to the Corpus Christi community, through volunteerism and motivating the student body to get involved. The Community Outreach Committee shall oversee planning and organizing Student Government Association events that are open to the Corpus Christi community. 

Diversity Committee

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Committee Chair
Morell Jenkins

The Diversity Committee shall focus on the role that the Student Government Association serves in ensuring that our diverse student population is represented. It is important that the Student Government Association strives to celebrate and maintain the diversity of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.