The SGA E-Board is elected at the end of the Spring Semester each year. These individuals head the University of Hartford's Student Government Association and are responsible for various aspects of life at the university.
Cassandra Fowlie - Executive Vice President
Cassandra Fowlie (better known as Cassii) is a junior serving her third consecutive year in Student Government. She has previously held the positions of Freshman Senator, Student Affairs Associate and Student Affairs Vice President. Aside from holding her position in SGA, Cassii is also a member of Habitat For Humanity and Red Caps. She is studying Performing Arts Management and working toward her goal of creating her own music/visual arts festival. She is also in the process of writing and recording her first album.
Carlos Wilder - Finance Vice President
Carlos Wilder is a junior Accounting major in the Barney School of Business minoring in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. He has been in SGA for the past two years serving as the Associate to the Finance Vice-President. In addition to his involvement in Student Government, Carlos also belongs to the Economics & Finance Club, is a brother in Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, and as an honors student, he is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta honors society. He also runs the Finance Committee and is the only student representative that serves on the University’s Budget Advisory Team. He hopes to attend law school upon graduation.
Amber Gipson- Student Affairs Vice President
Amber Gipson is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences from Boca Raton, Florida. She is a double major in Biology/Pre-Medicine and Psychology, with a minor in Chemistry. Previously the Senator of C Complex, Amber has appreciated the Student Government Association from the inception of her time at UHart and is elated to be the current Student Affairs Vice President. She looks forward to the upcoming year and working with all students, especially the first year students she met at orientation while being a Red Cap. Amber is also active in other organizations on campus, including Women for Change, of which she eagerly anticipates the first meetings. She hopes this year runs excellently and is a highlight for everyone at UHart.
Zuri Marin - Public Relations Vice President
Zuri Marin is a senior in the Barney School of Business majoring in Marketing and minoring in Italian. She is originally from Westchester, New York and is serving her third year in SGA. She has been a Regents Park and Village senator and most currently holds the title of Public Relations Vice President. Aside from SGA, she is the President of the American Marketing Association, a member of the Barney Leadership Council and a peer mentor for incoming freshmen Barney students. She looks forward to an exciting last year at the University of Hartford.
Taylor Clark - Academic Vice President
Taylor Clark is a senior in both the Barney School of Business and the Hartford Art School, studying Entrepreneurship and Photography. She is currently serving as the Academic Vice President for the 2013-2014 school year. She is from the town of Sutton, Massachusetts. This is her second year in SGA, being a Village Senator last year. She has studied abroad twice, in Rome, Italy for a semester and London, England for a week, and is hoping to get abroad one more time before graduation. While in Rome, she helped to teach English to a 5th grade Italian elementary school class. She is also involved in helping with the recently formed Innovator Group.
Yaeli Lifshutz - Student Regent
Yaeli Lifshutz is a senior majoring in Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology. She is one of the Student Regents for this year, serving on the Higher Education and Physical Plant committees. This is her first year being involved with student government. Yaeli is enrolled in the Honors program and is currently completing an undergraduate thesis on the rhetoric of police report narratives. She has worked with the Summer Bridge program as a preceptor and for the Office of Residential Life for three years. She received the Junior Regents Honor Award and Student Leadership Recognition of Service Award in 2013. Yaeli plans to attend graduate school in the fall of 2014.
Adam Oresky - Student Regent
Adam Oresky is a senior in the Barney School of Business, majoring in Accounting. Adam is serving as a Student Regent for the 2013-14 academic year. He is a member of the Board of Regent's Investment and Finance committees. Adam is currently a Tax Intern with United Technologies Corporation. He will continue his work for UTC upon graduation as an Associate in its Financial Leadership Program. Adam is also a member of the University of Hartford's Men's Basketball Team.
Matthew Singer - Executive Assistant
Matt excels in both the Barney School and A&S, double majoring in Marketing and Communications. He is a Senior, originally from Woodstock, NY. This is his fourth year in SGA, he has previously served as Freshman Class Senator, the Public Relations Vice-President and the Public Relations Associate, and he is currently serving as this year’s Executive Assistant. Matt is also involved in the American Marketing Association, the National Student Advertising Competition, and participated in a Study Abroad program this summer to London.