Student Government Association

University Center, Room 121A

805 Campus Drive, Mailbox 53, Big Rapids, MI 49307

(231) 591-2611 

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General Assembly Representatives

Amanda Eslinger

Alpha Sigma Tau

My name is Amanda, and I am a Pre-Optometry/Biology major here at Ferris. I am a member of Tri-Beta, the Pre-Optometry Club Alpha Sigma Tau, and Ferris State Track and Field. I am a part of student government to be an active voice for not only my organization, but to be an active voice for the student body as a whole. I wanted to get involved with student government to strengthen and grow my connections with students, faculty, and advisors on campus! A fun fact about me is I have flown an airplane before.

Leanna Kwilos

Zeta Tau Alpha

Hello! My name is Leanna and I am a nursing student here at Ferris State. Along with Zeta Tau Alpha, I am a member of Alpha Psi Omega, the Student Nursing Association, and the Honors Program. I got involved in student government because I wanted to be able to take a more active role on campus. A fact fact about me is that I can play one song on the ukulele! 

La'Shai Watson

Representative

Bonjour, Tout le Monde!

         My name is La’Shai Watson, and I am a Senior here at Ferris State University from Detroit, Michigan. Currently, I am working to complete my double major in Radiography and Allied Health, while obtaining my minor in French and certificate in Gerontology.

         Currently, I am a Resident Advisor on campus, the FSU French Club President, a member of the leadership organization T.O.W.E.R.S. (Teaching Others What Establishing Real Success), and I volunteer with Gear Up as a trained College Positive Volunteer. Already being very active on campus, I felt as if I could make a greater impact joining an organization working to make change campus wide. Now being a Representative, I can network with other organizations, participate in departmental meetings, and have my voice be heard on a larger scale.

Fun fact: I love to travel. I have visited Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Martinique, not including traveling in the states. This summer, I plan to visit Dubai!

Baylee Byrnes

Panhellenic Council

Hello all! I am the Panhellenic representative! I am a Hospitality Management major here at Ferris State! On campus I am not only on Student Government and Panhellenic, but am also in Phi Sigma Sigma and HMSA. I joined because I wanted to be more involved on campus and to make more connections while also being a connection myself for on and off campus outlets. My fun facts are that I know American Sign Language and that I still have baby teeth!

Monica Pittiglio

Students for Sensible Drug Policy

My name is Monica. I am a Pre-Pharmacy and Industrial Chemistry Technology major here at Ferris State, On campus, I am a member of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, the University's Opioid Task Force. Off campus, i participate in Dance Safe. I got involved with SGA to make a positive and lasting impact that will better the lives of students that come after me. I'd also like to see more commuter parking! A fun fact about me is that I've been to 20 countries.

Stephen Bottke

Mixed Martial Arts

My name is Stephen. I am a History and Digital Media major here at Ferris. On campus, I am a student, a SGA representative, and club president. I got involved with Student Government to do what I can to benefit the school before graduation and to better bring a culture of self protection to campus. A fun fact about me is i'm the safest driver in my family and none of them will admit it. 

Blake Patterson

Signma Phi Epsilon

Hello! My name is Blake Patterson and I am a Sports Communication major at Ferris. I work as a barista at Biggby and am a manager of the Ferris State women's basketball team, interning in the athletic department. Outside of Student Government I am a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. I got involved in Student Government because I would like to know what's happening on campus and to connect Greek Life to the rest of the university. A fun fact about me is I worked on Mackinac Island this past summer selling fudge. 

Carly Dubbert

Lambda Kappa Sigma

My name is Carly Dubbert! I am a pharmacy major here at Ferris. I am involved in Lambda Kappa Sigma and American Society of Health Care Professionals. I got involved with Student Government to give back to the school that has given me so much. A fun Fact about me is I played soccer at Ferris my first four years here.

Dale DesHarnais

Student Psychology

My name is Dale DesHanais. I am a psychology major with a minor in sociology. On campus I am involved in Student Psychology Association, Pi Chi, Ferris State Running Club, Pre-Med/PR club, and English society. My role on student government is as a representative for Student Psychology Association. I got involved because I was appointed by able members of my organization.

Sean Lausin

Phi Alpha Theta

Hello, my name is Sean Lausin. I am a studying History and Spanish at Ferris and am currently the representative for Phi Alpha Theta on Student Government. I joined Student  Government to be a voice for smaller RSO's. A fun fact about me is that I rowed a marathon.

Dakota Gray

Board Gamers United

My name is Dakota Gray, I am a sophomore in the college of business.  My major is Computer Information Systems.  While I may not have much involvement off of campus, I'm very involved on campu. I am a part of a few RSOs such as, Board Gamers United, First Technology Professionals, Aurora Game Development, Circle K International, and the campus affairs internal committee.  My role in student government is representative, specifically the representative of the Board Gamers United RSO.  Getting involved with student government was a choice I made to give a voice to the gamers that live on campus.  I'm also in the honor society, so this helps fill a leadership void.  Other interesting facts include my dedication, my adaptability, and my autism, which isn't a term that you'd hear along side adaptable, but grow up the right way and that's what a high function autistic can do.

Sarah Fase

Delta Zeta

My name is Sarah Fose and I represent Delta Zeta. I am a Biology major with a Psychology minor and am involved with the Panhellenic Council. I joined Student Government to be a voice for Delta Zeta and to be more involved on campus. My fun fact is that I have taught my cat to jump through a hoop!

Emily Hamner

American Marketing Association

Hi, my name is Emily Hamner and I am in the advertising program at Ferris. I am involved in the american marketing association and zeta tau alpha. I got involved with student government because I wanted to give back to the school and community that has made me the woman I am today. A fun fact about me is that my hometown smells like cereal! 

Anna Sangster

Phi Alpha Delta

Marlee Kurdziel

Music and Entertainment Business Association

Kiranjit Kaur

Student Alumni Gold Club

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