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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Feb. 14, 2017

Student Senate seeking candidates for executive board

Updated: Feb. 15, 2017

The Student Senate at Northwest Missouri State University is inviting students to consider seeking election to its 2017-2018 executive board.

The Student Senate is offering four information meetings for interested students to learn more about the organization and its election process. Interested students must attend one of the 30-minute information meetings in the Student Senate office on the third floor of the J.W. Jones Student Union; meeting times are 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15; 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20; and 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.

Campaigning is scheduled for March 1-12, and the election will take place March 13-17.

Student Senate will announce election results on Tuesday, March 28, and conduct a swearing-in ceremony at its April 18 meeting.

Student Senate is the elected, representative governing body of the Student Government Association (SGA) at Northwest. It makes decisions for the SGA and expresses the official opinion of the Northwest student body. It consists of four representatives from each class, one representative of graduate students, five representatives for off-campus students and five representatives for on-campus students.

Any student is eligible to join the Student Senate as a non-voting associate member. Senators are expected to serve on the Student Senate and University committees to serve constituents. Student Senate also provides students with numerous opportunities to get involved on campus, stay informed about important issues, and develop long lasting relationships with other student leaders and campus administrators.

For more information, contact the Student Senate at 660.562.1218 or

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468