Student Services Student Government Association

Welcome to SGA

Welcome to the home of USD's Student Government Association. As the liaison between students, administration, faculty and the South Dakota Board of Regents, SGA strives to enhance communication, understanding and cooperation throughout the University. We strive for academic, social, and community development to promote the best interests of students and the entire University community.

SGA is charged with allocating money to student organizations each year to provide cultural, recreational, educational and social opportunities outside of the classroom. We are proud to sponsor so many enriching programs and to encourage constructive discourse. Please look around our website to learn about all the opportunities to be involved with SGA.

Welcome to USD! Go Yotes!


Tyler Tordsen
SGA President


Executive Team


Tyler Tordsen

Vice President

Dustin Santjer

Business Manager

Katie Staley

Office Manager

Mackenzie Huber

External Communications Manager

Sami Zoss


Student Government Association is currently looking to fill two first-year seats. The person to fill this seat will serve the remainder of the term until the General Election, which is at the end of February, as an at-large representative. This candidate will assume full senatorial duties upon being sworn in and is expected to attend all regularly scheduled meetings. Student Government Association convenes every Tuesday at 6:30pm in MUC 216/216A. Applications are due no later than noon on Friday, September 12, 2014.

If you are interested, please complete and return the application.

Student Government Association