Meet the Metropolitan Campus SGA
The Student Government Association acts as the liaison between the University administration and the student body. It supports, encourages and seeks student input in all levels of governance, and coordinates the recognition and disbursement of funds to clubs and organizations.
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Metropolitan Campus Student Government Association 2015-2016
Seepersaud is a senior majoring in business administration and minoring in speech at Fairleigh Dickinson University. As the president of the SGA, her responsibilities mainly center on working to better the lives and experiences of the student body, and presiding over executive and legislative meetings.
Quote: “I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult.” -E.B. White
Melanie K. Arokiaswamy
Arokiaswamy is a sophomore majoring in accounting. As the secretary, she is responsible for the Public Relations Committee, as well as organizing and filing important documents, and maintaining efficient communication within SGA senate.
Quote: “Art is still humanity’s most powerful, magical, and non suppressible agent of change.”
Victoria “Tori” Chapman
Chapman is a senior psychology major in the Quest program for elementary and special education. As the treasurer, she is in charge of all of the finances and the fiscal committee.
Quote: “Peace begins with a smile.”
Arora is a senior nursing major. As the parliamentarian, her responsibility is to ensure that the SGA’s constitution is being abided by at all times, to manage the SGA elections for the upcoming year, and help organizations reactivate/receive SGA funding.
Quote: “Remain patient and trust your journey.”
Graduate Class Senator
Liwei Guan is a graduate student studying accounting. As the graduate class senator, his responsibilities are mainly to receive and organize all graduate class concerns, comments, and questions.
Quote: “Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” -Albert Einstein
Senior Class Representative
Powell is a senior majoring in political science with a minor in legal studies. As the senior class representative, she represents the senior class and serves as a member of the Senior Class Committee for the class gift.
Quote: “If you don't stand for something, you might fall for anything.”
Michella S. Sanih
Junior Class Representative
Sanih is a junior biology major. As the junior class representative, her job is to be the liaison between the junior class and the SGA, as well as raise funds for the junior class and host events that are open to all students.
Quote: “You have to wake up each day with determination in order to go to bed with satisfaction.”
Sophomore Class Representative
Munive is a sophomore majoring in criminal justice at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is the sophomore class representative and liaison between the sophomore class and the SGA senate. He is working to ensure that the class has a good experience here at FDU.
Quote: “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.”
Freshman Class Representative
Bordenca is a freshman majoring in political science, and exploring minors in communications and history. As the freshman class representative for the Class of 2019, his primary responsibilities are to hear out and address the concerns of that class. Additionally, he addresses any concerns that may be hindering student experience.
Quote: “It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depth of the ocean” -John Locke
International Students Senator
Singh is a sophomore and honors student, majoring in international relations.
Quote: “The woman who doesn't need validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” -Mohadesa Najumi
Student Life and Programming Senator
Rodriguez is a senior majoring in business administration with a concentration in information systems. As the student life and programming senator, he is responsible for being the liaison between students and the Office of Student Life. In addition, he relays any news, updates or concerns between the Office of Student Life and the student body, as well as providing efficient communication within the SGA.
Quotes: “The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem.” -Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean
Alsaidi is a junior studying electrical engineering. As the technology senator, he is the chief advocate for the concerns of any affected student organization and students regarding technology.
Quote: “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”
David S. Graham
Creative Arts and Media Senator
Graham is a sophomore, biology major with a minor in art. As the creative arts and media senator, he is responsible for the involvement and communication between SGA and any respective art and media organizations.
Quote: “If you hit a dead end, process and analyze the path you took, start over and take a different path.”
Mark is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering technology. As the commuter senator, he is responsible for communication between the SGA and the Commuter Council, as well as for the best interests of the commuter population at FDU.
Quote: “If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.” -Orson Welles
Residence Affairs Senator
Stokes is a junior majoring in electrical engineering. As the residence affairs senator, he is responsible for taking the initiative to make the lives of resident students better in any way possible.
Quote: “Finding yourself is only half the battle.”
Venegas is a junior pursing a degree in criminal justice with a minor in forensic psychology. As the ASC-US Senator, he is the liaison between students and the services providers at FDU, such as the bookstore, vending machines, laundry and, most importantly, Gourmet Dining.
Quote: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” -Edmund Burke
Campus Improvement and Safety Senator
Lal is a senior majoring in business administration with a concentration in Information Systems. As the campus improvement and safety senator, he speaks to the concerns and desires of students while also being in constant communication with offices on campus, such as Public Safety, in order to update the student body on relevant matters.
Quote: “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” -Steve Jobs
Nguyen is a senior majoring in criminal justice with a minor in forensic psychology. As the Greek Senator, he is the liaison between the Greek community and the general student body, and is responsible for building a sense of community among the Greek population.
Quote: “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.”
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