The Executive Council is responsible for upholding the SGA Constitution, carrying
out the policies of the SGA, and enforcing the laws of the SGA. The officers of the
Executive Council are President, Vice President, and Treasurer, each with his or her
respective function. The Executive Council formulates the semester budget and presents
it to the Senate for approval, as well as attends to other SGA matters under their
authority. The executive officers hold daily office hours and meet weekly at various
times in the SGA office. As a student, you are invited to meet with your officers
any time to share opinions and ideas.
- President: Chief executive officer of the SGA and is responsible for all aspects of student
- Vice President: Serves as president of the Student Senate and is responsible for overseeing all
legislative processes of student government as well as managing all SGA committees.
- Treasurer: Responsible for managing the SGA budget and all funds allocated to student organizations.
Danielle Watson, from Chicago, Illinois, is majoring in Professional Health Sciences with
a Concentration in Health Care Management. Since she has been at the South, she has
been able to be a part of numerous organizations such as: the African American Student
Association, Circle K International, Pre-Physician Assistant Society, and the Political
Science Club. She is so excited to serve as your SGA President and she looks forward
to working with the student body! Go Jags!
Riley Davis, Vice President
This year will be Riley's 5th on SGA here at South. She has served as Freshman at
Large, Engineering Senator, Chief Justice, and President. She is an alumna of Chi
Omega. and has served on several university search committees including the Presidential
Search Committee this past year. She looks forward to serving the student body this
year as SGA Vice President.
Emily Jerkins, Treasurer
Emily Jerkins is a senior from Bay Minette, AL majoring in economics/finance with
a concentration in economics. In addition to her role as SGA Treasurer, Emily is a
member of Mortar Board Honor Society and serves as a Southerner. During her time at
the University of South Alabama, she has served first year students through her roles
as JagPAL and Director of First Year Council. Emily is expected to graduate in May
2015. Upon graduating, she hopes to pursue a career in operations management and eventually
obtain her Master's in Business Administration.