Student Government Association

The Hawai'i Pacific University Student Government Association (SGA) is your student governing body. Every registered HPU student taking at least one credit is a constituent of the SGA. All students are encouraged to attend weekly meetings of the Student Senate and to voice their comments and concerns to the student senators.

SGA is comprised of the Executive Branch, Student Senate, and Student Judicial Council. 

Fall 2017 Special Elections: Click on this link for the more information and the special elections packet.

Branches of SGA

The Student Body President's Executive Council is an advisory organization only, for the benefit of the Student Body President. The HPU Student Body President and Vice President are elected each spring to represent the students of HPU.

Executive Branch Officers of SGA: 2017-2018

LEILANI FELECIANO

Student Body President

sga@my.hpu.edu

RORI MINOR

Student Body Vice President

rminor1@my.hpu.edu 

 Vacant: Chief of Staff, Treasurer, Historian, PR Director, Deputy PR Director 

The Student Senate is the legislative and oversight branch of the Student Government Association. The Student Senate meets each Friday from 3:00-4:00pm in MPR 1 (Aloha Tower Marketplace) during the fall and spring semesters. Students are encouraged to contact their student representative, during their office hours or by email, with any questions and concerns. 

Student Senate of SGA: 2017-2018

KANDACE MORRELL

Senator, Downtown Campus

kmorrel1@my.hpu.edu 

Vacant

Senator, Hawaii Loa Campus

NOHEALANI BENICARLO

Senator, College of Business

nbenicar@my.hpu.edu 

HAVEN MCKAY

Senator, College of Business
lnmckay@my.hpu.edu 

ASHLEIGH GARCIA

Senator, College of Liberal Arts

agarci22@my.hpu.edu 

  

vacant

Senator, College of Liberal Arts

CELESTE CRAVALHO

Senator, Natural and Computational Sciences

ccravalh@my.hpu.edu 

ALEXANDER CHERNAUSKAS

Senator, Natural and Computational Sciences

Speaker of the Student Senate

achernau@my.hpu.edu 

vacant

Senator, College of Health and Society

 

BRIELLE HUDIK

Senator, College of Health and Society

bhudik@my.hpu.edu

VACANT

Senator, College of Extended and Interdisciplinary Education

VACANT

Senator, College of Extended and Interdisciplinary Education

VANESSA VAzQUEZ

Senator, Athletics 

vvazquez@my.hpu.edu 

EMILY MACRI

Senator, Graduate 

emacri@my.hpu.edu 

vacant

Senator, International Students

VACANT

Senator, Military Campus

VACANT

Senator, Veterans

The Student Judicial Council is the judicial branch of the Student Government Association and assists with election and constitutional conflicts. 

Are you a student interested in law and judicial processes? The Student Judicial Council (SJC) is the judicial branch of SGA that resolves electoral and constitutional disputes.  The following positions are available within the SJC:

  • Chief Justice
  • Associate Justice (4 positions)
  • Clerk

We need students that meet the following criteria:

  • Maintain a HPU grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5
  • Take no less than twelve (12) HPU credits during fall and spring semesters
  • A desire to serve in their HPU community until graduation

Email sga@my.hpu.edu to inquire about position vacancies within the Student Judicial Council of the SGA.

Student Government Association Constitution

Student Government Assciation Bylaws

To contact SGA, email sga@my.hpu.edu