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While each SGA Congress Representative is responsible for primarily advocating on behalf of their districts, Representatives also participate in one of the seven standing committees.  Please see the seven descriptions below and select the link to view a Congressional Bill appointing the committee chairs.

    


The Congress Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and the appointed chair members of the seven committees meet to discuss legislation and ongoing projects additionally as an Executive Committee

Agenda 10-18-20

 


The Congressional Administration Committee shall address matters concerning the internal affairs of the SGA, including all proposed changes to the Congress Bylaws, the SGA Code Annotated, and the SGA Constitution.  Always striving to help Congress be more effective; reapportioning Congress seats on even-numbered years, regularly filling vacant seats and appointing Associates. 

10wk Project: Code Club:  1   2  ... a Zoom call focusing on our governing documents, such as the SGA Constitution, Code Annotated, and the Bylaws.

Agenda 10-18-20      


The External Affairs Committee shall adress issues concerning the city, state, and federal levels of government. The Committee shall strive to improve the relationship of SGA and of the University with the city and state governments. The Committee shall aim to improve civic engagement among the undergraduate student body.

Agenda 10-18-20 


The Human Diversity Committee shall address any and all issues related to diversity issues within the University of Oklahoma. The Committee shall advocate for policies within the University and within SGA that promote inclusivity and equality.

Agenda 10-18-20


The Campus Outreach Safety and Concerns (COSCO) Committee shall use the Student Congress’s resources to resolve all problems regarding university infrastructure, student experience, and all other student problems that the Student Congress can reasonably respond to.

Agenda 10-18-20 


The Sustainability Committee shall address any and all issues relating to environmental sustainability within SGA, at the University, or among the undergraduate student body. The Committee shall strive to improve environmental consciousness among the undergraduate student body and shall advocate for environmentally conscious policies at the University.


The University Policy Committee shall be tasked with addressing all student concerns arising from University policies, programs or initiatives, or the lack thereof.  The committee shall research best practices employed by peer institutions, innovative solutions, and the latest scientific and social science research to draft resolutions to the University administration recommending new policies or reforms of existing policies.

Agenda 10-18-20

 


The Ways and Means Committee shall address all matters concerning the expenditure or appropriation of student funds in accordance with the most current provisions of the SGA Code Annotated.

Agenda 10-18-20