President, 5 executive candidates unopposedBy Melissa Brown | 02/17/2013 11:00pm
For the first time in at least a decade, the Student Government Association presidential race will be uncontested.
According to a list released by Kelli Knox-Hall, assistant director of operations for the Ferguson Center, Jimmy Taylor will be the only candidate running for SGA President. Five out of the other six Executive Council office races will also be uncontested.
Emily Passwaters and Mary Wills will vie for the Executive Secretary position.
According to vote.ua.edu, candidates will attend training and orientation on Monday, Feb. 18 and Tuesday, Feb. 19. The official campaign period begins on Monday, Feb. 25, and polls will open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, March 12.
Candidates for SGA Executive Council offices:
President: Jimmy Taylor
Vice President for Academic Affairs: Allison Montgomery
Vice President for External Affairs: Parker Graham
Vice President for Financial Affairs: Christopher Willis
Vice President for Student Affairs: Hamilton Bloom
Executive Vice President: Will Pylant
Executive Secretary: Emily Passwaters, Mary Wills
Candidates for SGA Senate positions:
College of Arts and Sciences:
Patrick James Blackmon, Jackson Britton, Michael Bryant, Carson Smith Cleveland, William Eades, Jake Eigner, Chelsea Ellis, Branden Greenberg, Laura Gregory, Bethany Herndon, Anthony James, Jonathan Lasley, Haddon Mullins, Samuel Parker, Joy Prinsell, Eric Roddy, Sean Ross, Lakeisha Skinner, Megan Smith, Elliot Spillers and Jamie Suckow
Communication and Information Sciences: Samuel Barnes, Kristen Ellis, Blair Martin, Joseph Raja, Kendall Sellers and Justin Thompson
Commerce & Business Administration: Olivia Acker, Cole Adams, Robert Dominick Bietighofer, Drew Bridges, Jon Bryant, Tucker Joseph Helms, Andrew Horn, Stephen Keller, Jonathan, Blake Knohl, Kevin Paul, Katie Plott, Priscilla Marie Ramer, Robert David Sauers, Robert Smith, Steven Ross Umphrey and Gracie Willingham
College of Education: Douglas Logan and Erin Wallach
Engineering: Matthew Anderson, Grayson Dennis, Kasey Garrick, Carter Goodwyn, Whitney Lott, Caleb Lundy, Tate Thomas, Simeon Turner and Abby White
Graduate School: Thomas Lee Hiltz, II, Rebecca Rose Lutonsky, Gregory Poole and Paul Thompson
Human and Environmental Sciences: Taylor Autrey, Amanda Crowe, Emily Presmanes, Kaitlyn Robinson and Leslie Nichole Whitfield
Law School: Nathan Cordle, Kassie Hall, Ayla Luers and Lane Morrison
Nursing: Chandlar Fowler and Monicka Roden
School of Social Work: Stephanie Craig
Two candidates have yet to be added to the list of Senate candidates pending earned hours and GPA verification, Elections Board co-chair Madalyn Vaughn said Sunday. The Crimson White will update the story on cw.ua.edu as needed.
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