Committees are the main way in which SGA initiatives come into fruition. Headed by directors and comprised of legislative representatives and other students, committees are at the heart of SGA.
Most committees are open to everyone, and this semester, most are hosted in person in the SGA office.
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Tuesday | 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Deals with all areas related to University academics and works with UMD's colleges to address academic issues and to carry out initiatives
CIVIC & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Monday | 7PM - 8PM
Scott Cronin & Caroline Thorne
Deals with issues relating to the city, county, state, and federal governments, hosts lobby events in and organizes voter registration and Get Out the Vote efforts
Wednesday | 4:45PM - 5:45PM
Develops SGA's marketing, branding, and communication plan in order to spread information and promote events and activities happening on campus
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Monday | 4PM-5PM
Julia Kallaur & Mason Minus
Deals with all issues relating to University diversity and inclusion, promotes tolerance within the campus community and works on initiatives that promote equality and equity for all students
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Oversees all SGA funding processes including the funding of student groups by distributing the Student Activities Fee
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Thursday | 6PM - 7PM
Deals with all issues relating to student health and well-being, and works on initiatives that promote an environment of nutritional, mental, and overall physical health
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT PREVENTION
Monday | 6PM - 7PM
Raises awareness about resources available on campus, and develops initiatives that combat and educate about the issue of sexual misconduct on campus
Thursday | 4:45PM - 5:45PM
Promotes the general welfare of the student body by working to improve the safety and security of the campus through initiatives such as the annual Safety Walk
Monday | 5PM - 6PM
Oversees the SGA-recognition process of student groups, and communicates information and resources with student organizations
Thursday | 7PM - 8PM
Deals with all issues that pertain to University sustainability and sustainable practices, including monitoring the University's progress on the Climate Action Plan
TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE
Tuesday | 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Focuses on enhancing student communication with University departments such as DOTS, SFF, and DIT to improve maintenance of UMD campus facility and transportation resources.