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President - Abuk Jiel,

Abuk Jiel, a junior from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, majors in criminal justice. She served as an at-large senator before being elected president. She serves on the executive board of African Student Association and is an active member of Alpha Phi sorority. She currently works at the Center For Diversity and Community on USD’s campus.

Vice President - Carter Larson,

Carter Larson, a sophomore, majors in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading. He served as an at-large senator before being elected as vice president. Outside of SGA, Carter is an active member of his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta. He is a morale captain for Dakotathon, a Student Ambassador and a volunteer for Adopt-A-School.

Director of Communications - Katie Brust,

Katie Brust, a sophomore, double majors in Graphic Design and Biology. She was elected after serving as a College of Arts & Sciences senator and Campus Leaders Mixer Chair on SGA. She enjoys working for the USD social media and marketing department within the International Office, working as an Honors Resident Assistant within Housing, and being a part of several organizations on campus, including Kappa Alpha Theta, Honors Association, and alpine skiing. 

Director of Finance - Aaron Mallinger,

Aaron Mallinger, a junior, double majors in accounting and operational analytics. He is an active member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity where he served as risk manager for one year. Aaron has also been a junior analyst for coyote capital management, a tour guide for student ambassadors, a member of Dakotathon, and he played for the club baseball team throughout his time at USD. Additionally, Aaron has spent half of a semester interning with Eide Bailey in Sioux Falls where he helped perform audits.

Director of Operations - Carson Sehr,

Carson Sehr, a sophomore from Rapid City, South Dakota, majors in English. Carson also serves as president of the Vermillion Literary Project, editor-in-chief of the Red Coyote literary magazine and vice president of Honors Association. He is a member of Symphonic Band and the SOUND of USD, and he currently works as a consultant at the Writing Center.