Executive

The Executive Council is responsible for upholding the SGA Constitution, carrying out the policies of the SGA, and enforcing the laws of the SGA. The officers of the Executive Council are President, Vice President, and Treasurer, each with his or her respective function. The Executive Council formulates the semester budget and presents it to the Senate for approval, as well as attends to other SGA matters under their authority. The executive officers hold daily office hours and meet weekly at various times in the SGA office. As a student, you are invited to meet with your officers any time to share opinions and ideas.
  • President: Chief executive officer of the SGA and is responsible for all aspects of student governance.
  • Vice President: Serves as president of the Student Senate and is responsible for overseeing all legislative processes of student government as well as managing all SGA committees.
  • Treasurer: Responsible for managing the SGA budget and all funds allocated to student organizations.

Danielle Watson
Danielle Watson

Danielle Watson, from Chicago, Illinois, is majoring in Professional Health Sciences with a Concentration in Health Care Management. Since she has been at the South, she has been able to be a part of numerous organizations such as: the African American Student Association, Circle K International, Pre-Physician Assistant Society, and the Political Science Club. She is so excited to serve as your SGA President and she looks forward to working with the student body! Go Jags!


Riley Davis

Riley Davis, Vice President
This year will be Riley's 5th on SGA here at South. She has served as Freshman at Large, Engineering Senator, Chief Justice, and President. She is an alumna of Chi Omega. and has served on several university search committees including the Presidential Search Committee this past year. She looks forward to serving the student body this year as SGA Vice President. 

Emily Jerkins
Emily Jerkins, Treasurer
Emily Jerkins is a senior from Bay Minette, AL majoring in economics/finance with a concentration in economics. In addition to her role as SGA Treasurer, Emily is a member of Mortar Board Honor Society and serves as a Southerner. During her time at the University of South Alabama, she has served first year students through her roles as JagPAL and Director of First Year Council. Emily is expected to graduate in May 2015. Upon graduating, she hopes to pursue a career in operations management and eventually obtain her Master's in Business Administration.