Politics

Who’s Who in SGA: Melanie Rowbotham Historian

SGA Melanie RowbothamMelanie Rowbotham is a senior majoring in English and Elementary Education. She holds the position of Historian for the Student Government Association.

Her responsibilities include documenting events through pictures, decorating the SGA bulletin board, and compiling a scrapbook at the end of the year of pictures and memorabilia from events the organization held.

Rowbotham held the prior positions of Parliamentarian, Student Affairs Chair, and Attorney General. She joined SGA in the spring of 2009 as a freshman because her friend who was already involved, influenced her to continue leadership.

She was also involved in high school student government in her hometown, Hopatcong, New Jersey.

“My favorite part about SGA is having the privilege to know information that we can pass on to the students. It feels good to answer a question from a student about parking, the dining hall, or advisors,” Rowbotham said. “I’m going to miss the SGA advisors when I graduate because after spending so much time with them these past years, they really are like part of my family,” she said.

Rowbotham explained that SGA is lucky to have such important people on our campus be invested in the organization and the Senate appreciates everything Vaughn Clay, Vice President of Student Services, Mary Anne Nagy, and Heather Kelly do to help.

“I’m super excited for the student leader reception being held on November 11 at 4:00 pm in the Magill Commons Club Rooms. This is a great way for all clubs and organizations to come together and participate in a round table discussion. By listening to each other’s opinions and ideas, it can definitely bring us closer as a campus,” Rowbotham said.

Details about this will be sent out to clubs and organizations in the upcoming weeks.