Do you have questions about SGA or want to learn how you can become part of this impactful student organization? Feel free to contact one of our executive team members.
President: Caleb Weiland
Caleb Weiland is a junior Political Science major with minors in Communication Studies and Spanish. He was elected after serving as President Pro Tempore and Government Affairs Chair. He also serves as president of the South Dakota Student Federation. Caleb is an active member of the coyote community through Pi Kappa Alpha, Student Ambassadors and the Coyote Crazies.
Vice President: Reagan Kolberg
Reagan Kolberg, a senior, double majors in Health Service Administration and Legal Studies in Business. She is from Yankton, SD and comes from a family of coyotes. She has been an active member of SGA since freshman year and previously served as Finance Chair. Outside of SGA, she has served as the VP of External Affairs and Alumni Relations Chair for Dakotathon, VP of Finance in Health Executives Advancing in Leadership, VP of Risk Management for the Panhellenic Council, and VP of Member Education and Experience in Alpha Phi. She is also currently employed as an intern of the finance department of the USD Foundation and Alumni Association. Reagan’s goal for this year is to work as a team to educate and provide for the student body in areas including student health, safety, and academic accessibility.
Director of Communications: Elizabeth Brust
Libby Brust, a sophomore, double majors in Medical Biology and International Studies. She became Director of Communications after serving as a senator for the College of Arts & Sciences. Outside of SGA, Libby is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and also works with local preschoolers as an intern at the UCC. She has participated in SERVE in the past, hopes to become involved with research in her department this year, and looks forward to alpine ski racing for USD this winter. Her main goal for this term is to advocate for student voices and actively seek student input.
Director of Finance: Emily Olson
Emily Olson is a junior majoring in Finance with a minor in Legal Studies. Outside of SGA, she serves as the VP of Finance and Housing for her Greek affiliation. Her top priority for this term is to work with the Executive Team to represent the needs of the student body and assure their voice is heard. She also strives to ensure open communication, transparency, and timely reporting as she oversees the Finance Committee. In addition, she has experience with the SGA budgeting process and hopes to provide clarity to organizations about the process.
Director of Operations: Miranda Schulte
Miranda Schulte is a senior double majoring in Criminal Science and Political science with a minor in nonprofits studies. She serves as the Finance Vice President for Dakotathon, enjoys conducting research for her department, and is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha. Miranda previously served as chair of the Internal Review Committee after serving as a senator for the College of Arts and Sciences.
College of Arts & Sciences
- Ryan Conover
- Grace DuVall
- Brooke Goeden
- Dillon Grubb
- Kara Meisenholder
- Keandra Rhead
- Caleb Swanson
- Tory Twohig
- Beacom School of Business
- Megan Bierschbach
- Katherine Conzet
- Malory Peacock
- Breanna Rieger
- College of Fine Arts
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Law
- At-Large Student Body Representatives
- Phil Adam
- Danish Aheed
- Chelsea Carter
- Maggie Erickson
- Aidan Gantenbein
- Maddilynn Lehman
- Griffin Petersen
- Margaret Meierhenry
- Jack Starr
Katie Conzet, Katie.Conzet@coyotes.usd.edu
The Finance Committee recommends action to the full senate on all SGA special appropriations - money appropriated after the spring budget process. The committee also recommends approval or disapproval of requested reallocation of funds within student organization accounts.
Dillon Grubb, Dillon.Grubb@coyotes.usd.edu
The Government Affairs committee is responsible for building community and university relations, maintaining contact with alumni, communicating with the South Dakota Student Federation, and handling issues related to Board of Regents meetings.
Ryan Conover, Ryan.Conover@coyotes.usd.edu
The Student Affairs Committee is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of student services, maintaining positive relationships between SGA and the Office of Student Life, reviewing student organization constitutions, and working with student organizations to gain recognition and funding.
Caleb Swanson, Caleb.Swanson@coyotes.usd.edu
The Internal Review Committee is responsible for identifying and communicating student concerns to the student judicial process, reviewing all amendments to the constitution and bylaws, and holding our members accountable.