The Executive is composed from members of the Cabinet.
The Student Body President & Student Regent; Vice President; and four constitutionally enumerated officials: the Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Student Organizations & Affairs, and Secretary of Community Relations comprise the President's Cabinet. The President serves as the official student body representative to the administration and the public on behalf of the University of Nebraska
Kearney. He or she has the power to pass or veto legislation passed by the Senate and also serves as a student member of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. The Cabinet, chaired by the Vice President, consists of the four constitutionally enumerated officers and other directors, advisors, and support staff.
STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT & STUDENT REGENT
Connor was elected Student Body President & Student Regent in
March 2014. A senior from Kearney, she is majoring in Organizational and
Relational Communication with a minor in advertising and public
relations at the University of Nebraska – Kearney. As Student Body
President & Student Regent, Connor’s duties include: serving on the
University of Nebraska Board of Regents, being the chief executive and
official representative of the student body in all student affairs, and
having the power to veto and enforce all legislation passed by the
President Schulte brings extensive knowledge to student government.
She was the longest-serving senator, holding positions as freshman
senator, senator for the University College, and senator for the College
of Fine Arts & Humanities. Connor also served as chairwoman of the
Facilities & Campus Development committee for two-terms. Previously,
she was a member of the Government Affairs committee and a
representative on the Faculty Senate commission on student affairs.
President Schulte is also involved with the Gamma Phi Beta sorority,
Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society,
Student in Mass Media (SIMM), Lambda Pi Eta National Communication
Association, and Panhellenic Council. She was the Assistant Membership
Vice President in Gamma Phi Beta, Vice President of Philanthropy and
Community Service for Panhellenic Council, and the recipient of the
Order of Omega Outstanding Council Leader of 2013.
Connor's priorities for her administration include increasing student
government transparency, enhance direct collaboration with student
organizations and the city of Kearney, create a 24-hour study space, and
re-implement the “Play It Forward” initiative. She also hopes to
increase sustainability efforts on campus by providing more recycling
receptacles and installing additional refillable water bottle "hydration
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STUDENT BODY VICE PRESIDENT
A senior from Kearney, Hayden was elected Student Body Vice President
by his peers in March 2014. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree
in Industrial Distribution. While attending the University of Nebraska –
Kearney, Hayden was elected senator for the College of Business and
Technology and has served on the Rules & Ethics committee and the
Facilities & Campus Development. Previously, he served as vice
president of programming for the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, two years
as president of Industrial Distribution Organization, and vice
president of Cornerstone UNK.
Vice President McKelvey is the second-highest student body official
and representative to the University of Nebraska administration and the
public. The vice president has enumerated power to lead the Student
Senate in the absence of the speaker of the senate, chairs the
Presidential Cabinet and is an ex-officio, non-voting member of the
Senate Executive committee.
An avid Loper fan, Hayden hopes to work with student leaders, UNK's
administration, and the student body at large to build a stronger
student experience. Coordinating with the aforementioned groups will
enable undergraduates to be informed about campus events, new policies,
and afford students the chance to give their input.
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The President's Cabinet will be selected upon confirmation by the Senate in April 2014.