University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
 
April 21, 2009
Contact: Joy Crawford-Washington, Office of Public Relations, (251) 460-6211
            

USA Elects 2009 Student Government Association Officers

 
The University of South Alabama has announced the results of the new Student Government Association officer elections for the 2009-2010 academic year.
 
Glenn Gardner
Glenn Gardner

Glenn Gardner, 21, of Long Beach, Miss., will serve as president of the SGA. He is a junior political science major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Gardner is attending USA on a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship. He is a recipient of the USA ROTC Cadet Honor Award, Military Order of World Wars Outstanding Student Award, Military Order of the Purple Heart National Leadership Award-Army ROTC, Airborne School Graduate, Interfraternity Council Member of the Year, SGA senator for the College of Arts and Sciences and past member of the SGA Appropriations Committee and current Student Affairs Committee Chair. Gardner is also a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and the Order of Omega Greek honor society. He is also the recipient of the Rainbow Division Veterans Memorial Scholarship. Gardner was eligible for this scholarship, because his grandfather Glenn R. Gardner served in the 42nd Rainbow Division during World War II. He is the son of Richard Gardner and Carolyn Gardner.

Kimberly Proctor
Kimberly Proctor
Kimberly Proctor, 20, of Scottsboro, Ala., will serve as vice president. She is a sophomore majoring in history and pre-law in the College of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Scholarship. She is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity, Phi Alpha Theta history honor society, Pre-Law and Government Society, Order of Omega Greek honor society, Phi Eta Sigma honor society, a Residence Life Council Greek Liaison, USA Calendar Review Board Student Representative and Freshman Seminar Peer Leader. She is the daughter of Randy and Pam Moore.
Michael Baldwin
Michael Baldwin
Michael Baldwin, 21, of Creola, Ala., will serve as treasurer. He is a junior majoring in computer science in the School of Computer and Information Sciences. He is a National Merit Scholar, a member of the USA College Republicans, the Honors Program, USA Sustainability Council, Society of Strategy Gamers, and Upsilon Pi Epsilon international honor society for the computing and information disciplines. He is the son of Stuart and Cindy Moss.
Gregory Bettis
Gregory Bettis
Gregory Bettis, 21, of Mobile will serve as attorney general. He is a senior majoring in marketing management. He served as SGA senator for the Mitchell College of Business, vice president of the African-American Student Association, and vice president of Circle K International. He is a member of Men of Excellence and Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, Inc., and serves as membership coordinator for Sigma Alpha Pi honor society. Bettis promoted the Higher Education Partnership, STARS Leadership and University Advocates. He is the son of Sharlotte Bonds and Gregory Bettis.
Colin Al-Greene
Colin Al-Greene
Colin Al-Greene, 20, of Mobile, will serve as chief justice. He is a sophomore majoring in political science and history in the College of Arts and Sciences. He served as a Southbound Orientation Leader, member of the Freshman Advisory Board, Pre-Law and Government Association vice president and Vanguard reporter. He is also a member of Sigma Alpha Pi, a Society of Leadership and Success award recipient, and was the fourth-runner up for the Mr. Jaguar competition. He is the son of Kim Al-Greene.


The purpose of the SGA is to protect and advance student interests as well as to promote the welfare of the student body. The organization operates as a constitutional democracy and is comprised of executive, judicial, and legislative branches.

Since its founding in 1963,USA has been one of Alabama’s fastest growing universities, currently enrolling more than 14, 279 students in a wide range of academic programs in Allied Health Professions, Arts and Sciences, Mitchell College of Business, Computer and Information Sciences, Continuing Education and Special Programs, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy with Auburn University. The USA has awarded 63,000 degrees.

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