Spring Election Information
Thank you to all who participated in our 2013-2014 SGA Elections Tuesday, Feb. 19. Below you will find the results. Congratulations to all who were elected!
President and Vice-President
Levi Bachmeier and Matthew Dymoke
Hometown: West Fargo, ND
Major: Social Studies Education, Coaching minor
Involvement on Campus: SGA Junior Class Representative, Track and Field Pole Vaulter, Residence Life, Omicron Delta Kappa, Cobber Ambassadors
Interests: Watching the Olympics, long walks on the beach, and making strange beverage concoctions in DS
Hometown: Bloomington, MN
Major: Social Studies Education
Involvement: Homecoming Chairperson, Residence Life, SGA Executive Assistant, Omicron Delta Kappa, Cobber Ambassadors
Interests: Being a Hufflepuff, planning small scale Better Than Sex Cake parties, and driving into the sunset
Platform Goals: Sustainability, Facilities, Intervisitation, Registration, Interfaith, and Athletic Credit Hours
Additional Information: We've both had the opportunity to serve on Student Government and have seen where it currently is, but we can also see where Student Government can go. Coming from different corners of campus allows us to represent the most students possible and help give students the voice they deserve. We're excited for the opportunity to bring our different backgrounds and experiences to this organization and transform SGA to what it should be.
Senior Class Representatives
Hometown: Champlin, MN
Major: Vocal Music Education
Involvement on Campus: SGA Chief of Staff, Concordia Choir, Choir Board Junior Representative, Orientation Chair, Homecoming Committee, Vocal Jazz 1 Singer, Vocal Jazz II Director, Omicron Delta Kappa, Colleges Against Cancer Committee Member
Hobbies: Playing the guitar and piano, singing, playing sports (especially soccer and ultimate frisbee), chatting with friends in the Atrium, and watching Pitch Perfect
Why are you running?: This year I served as the Chief of Staff on the executive team for Student Government. I have come to truly enjoy the organization and get great satisfaction from working toward the goals of the student body. I have developed an understanding of how the organization works and feel like I can continue to contribute new ideas and hard work that will add to the betterment of our campus and student body. Because of all of the other activities I do, I think Class Representative would be a good fit for my involvement in SGA. I would love to serve on the committees, take part in SGA events and fundraisers, and help the organization in any way I can with all of the experience and knowledge that I've gained this past year and previously.
Additional Comments: I love SGA!
Hometown: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Major: Elementary Education, English minor
Involvement on Campus: Homecoming Committee, Orientation Leader, Education Club Representative, Habitat for Humanity Leader, Student Ambassador
Why are you running?: As Senior Class Representative, I would like to represent our 2014 senior class. I will serve as a voice for my fellow classmates and do everything I can to make sure that the questions, concerns and comments of my class are heard by the members of SGA. I will strive for perfection and excellence as a representative of the senior class. I will encourage my classmates and all of Concordia's student body to get involved in SGA, campus activities, and opportunities in the greater Fargo-Moorhead area. I will do everything I can to better Concordia and all of the student body, especially the class of 2014 in this position.
Additional Comments: It would be an honor and a privilege to represent the class of 2014.
Junior Class Representative Candidates
Hometown: Northfield, MN
Major: Music Education, Philosophy minor
Involvement on Campus: Choir, Fresh Four A Capella Group, Digital Media Services
Interests: Meeting new people
Why are you running?: I believe that I would serve well as a link between the student body and Concordia's student government. I'm happy to help other students in virtually any regard and am always looking to please. I'm also interested in the governmental aspect of the Representative position, the work involved that makes Concordia operate smoothly.
Additional Comments: If you don't know me, feel free to come talk to me. I'm an easy-going guy.
Hometown: Albany, OR
Major: Psychology and Spanish
Involvement on Campus: Student Government, Forensics, working for the Concordia Language Villages, and the joy of schoolwork in my free time
Interests: Running, swimming, reading the occasional book, and generally living the life of a Cobber
Why are you running?: I do my best to be a man of the people, for the people, and SGA seems to be the prime vessel to achieve such a goal. I love my school and I want to be a part of making it the best darn place it can be.
Additional Comments: My goal is to have Concordia rival Disneyland as the happiest place on Earth.
Sophomore Class Representative Candidate
Hometown: Cambridge, MN
Major: History and Political Science
Involvement: Dance Marathon, Clarinet Choir, DS Worker, Intramural Volleyball, and Mock Trial
Interests: Hockey, Baseball, fast pitch softball, reading, and watching How I Met Your Mother
Why are you running?: I have always thought of myself as somebody that someone can easily talk to, so if people have concerns or suggestions about what is happening on campus, I would like to be able to help in any way I can. Being an SGA Class Representative is one of the best ways to help my fellow Cobbers out.
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