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HBU Student Government Association

We, the Student Association of Houston Baptist University, by and with the consent of the faculty and administration, in order to govern ourselves more wisely; to promote greater understanding and cooperation with the faculty and administration; to foster the recognition of privileges and responsibilities of the students of the University community; to provide opportunity for responsible individual and collective action; to foster high ideals of conduct and academic standing; and to establish worthy traditions, establish the Student Association and the Student Government Association.

All currently enrolled students of Houston Baptist University shall be members of the Student Association and shall be entitled to all rights and privileges outlined therein. The Student Association members shall come from the Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes; and from all colleges and schools of the University organized under their dean.

Our 2018-2019 Student Government Association


SGA Executive Board

  • Duties of the SGA Executive Board

    Foster mutual understanding between the administration and students

    B. Coordinate campus-wide activities (along with the Legislative Branch; see Article II, Section IV; SGA Constitution) that promote involvement among the Student Body, Student Organizations, and/or HBU faculty & staff.

    C. Preside over any impeachment proceedings of the Student Government Association

  • President

    Thomas VanZant

    Classification: Junior

    Major: Political Science


  • Vice President

    Marchion Wynne II

    Classification: Senior

    Major: Legal Studies

  • Vice President of Records

    Elijah Bui-Dang

    Classification: Senior

    Major: Business Management

  • Director of Finance

    Mayowa Seriki

    Classification: Senior

    Major: International Business

  • Director of Public Relations

    Immanuella Eyobio

    Classification: Junior

    Major: Psychology


Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch shall be comprised of one representative from each School or College, two senators from each classification, one residence life representative, one commuter life representative, one transfer representative, one veteran representative and one athletics representative.

  • Class Senators



    Freshman Council Representative


    Collin Kulesha

    Sydney Smith


    Ogechi Oko

    Dahlia Moreno


    Angeline Jose

    Catalina Elwonger


  • School/College Representatives

    Archie W. Dunham College of Business: Bessy Banegas

    College of Education & Behavioral Sciences:

    • Education: Brandi Martinez
    • Behavioral Sciences: VACANT

    College of Science & Engineering:

    • Science: Jeremy Henry
    • Engineering: Drake Lamb

    School of Christian Thought: Noemi Martinez

    School of Fine Arts: Sarah Winn

    School of Humanities: Alexandra Vasquez

    School of Nursing & Allied Health:

    • Nursing: Ja’Natalye Clark
    • Allied Health: Jessica Alberto


  • Area Representatives

    Athletics: Zaena Alzahrawi

    Chaplain: VACANT

    Commuter Life: Symone McClendon

    Diversity: VACANT

    Graduate: VACANT

    Greek Life: Krystal Lee

    Honors College: Annick Tankus

    International: Lucia Allub

    Residence Life: Vincent Nguyen

    Student Involvement: Rubi Avendano

    Transfer Representative: VACANT

    Veteran Representative: VACANT


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