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Along with the springtime bloom of flowers and trees at Furman, comes a new crop of students who will take the reins for elected posts in the Student Government Association (SGA). The mission for these “students serving students” is to be a proactive governing body that represents Furman’s diverse undergraduate population and contributes to the positive development of the university community.

Elections for the 49th Executive Council took place March 28-29, and Class Officer elections wrapped up April 11-12.

The newest members of 2019-20 Executive Council are:

President:  Jesse Tompkins ’20 of Irmo, South Carolina, philosophy and communication studies
Vice President:  Davis Cousar ’20 of Anderson, South Carolina, economics and politics and international affairs
Treasurer:  Emily Tuten ’20, of Columbia, South Carolina, politics and international affairs
Secretary:  Tripp Owen ’21, of Cayce, South Carolina, chemistry

Class officers elected for the 2019-20 academic year are:

Class of 2020
President: Jaylon Goodwin of Columbia, South Carolina, biology
Vice President: Barrie Clark of Raleigh, North Carolina, health sciences
Treasurer: Lizzie Melton of Greenville, South Carolina, health sciences and Spanish
Secretary: Annah Love of Gaffney, South Carolina, Spanish and art

Class of 2021
President: Cameron Langsett of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, economics
Vice President: Hayden Braun of Spartanburg, South Carolina, biology
Treasurer: Rasha Abulhaj of Cornelius, North Carolina, Chinese studies
Secretary: Max Dudley of Phenix City, Alabama

Class of 2022
President: Addison Smith of Monroe Georgia
Vice President: Eli Titherington of Weddington, North Carolina
Treasurer: Ben Meyer of Raleigh, North Carolina, biology
Secretary: Rosie Kim of Westland, Michigan, business administration

For more information, contact Jessica M. Berkey-Barnes, Director of Student Involvement & Inclusion, 864-294-2068, and jessica.berkeybarnes@furman.edu.

Last updated April 16, 2019
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