New SGA vice president appointed

Cory Maran stands in front of Senate for his appointment. Maran is now the new SGA vice president. (Photo by Charles Nguyen)

At SGA’s first Senate meeting, senators voted to appoint Cory Maran as SGA vice president. In light of Alex Henderson’s resignation two weeks ago, Maran sought the position by submitting a letter of intent and assumed office yesterday.

While the bill to appoint Maran passed by unanimous consent, the new vice president told senators, “I hope to gain all your respect even though I didn’t originally run for this position.”

Maran, a current senior, was a senator his freshman and sophomore years. He left the organization after his sophomore year, because of internal reasons.

“It just didn’t feel right,” Maran said. “There was a lot of internal bickering¬†among senators who were passing meaningless bills.”

Maran explained how senators used to pass motions to end debate periods without actually debating the legislation in order to get out of Senate as quickly as possible. He also mentioned how some bills were merely rubber stamped. In doing so, he said he thought the organization lost its integrity.

While Maran left the organization for issues he saw in SGA his freshman and sophomore years, he said this year will be different. He attributed internal issues to a failure in leadership, but said this year’s council and board are motivated to make changes.

Maran said, “I am confident that this new class of senators and this council/board are committed to their purpose in SGA and serving the students the best we can.”

1999 Total Views 3 Views Today


Sarah Sheafer is the editor-in-chief of CisternYard News. She is a senior, double majoring in political science and international studies with a focus in the Middle East.


'New SGA vice president appointed' has no comments

Be the first to comment this post!

Would you like to share your thoughts?

Your email address will not be published.

Images are for demo purposes only and are properties of their respective owners. Old Paper by ThunderThemes.net

Follow by Email
Facebook
YouTube
YouTube
Instagram