Meet the SGA

The executive officers hold daily office hours and meet weekly at various times in the SGA office. As a student, you are invited to meet with your officers any time to share opinions and ideas.

President: The SGA President is the chief executive officer of the SGA and is responsible for all aspects of student governance.

Vice President of Student Senate: The Vice President of Student Senate serves as president of the Student Senate and is responsible for overseeing all legislative processes of student government.

Vice President of Student Activities: The Vice President of Student Activities serves as president of the Student Activities Council and is responsible for recruiting entertainment and programming events.

Vice President of Organizational Affairs: The Vice President of Organizational Affairs serves as president of the Organizational Council and is responsible for managing the SGA budget.

Vice President of Public Relations: The Vice President of Public Relations promotes and advertises all activities of the Student Government Association.

Ulises Herrera: SGA President

Ulises Herrera

Hey Gamecocks! My name is Ulises Herrera and I am so excited to be your SGA President here at JSU. I am a senior majoring in Marketing, and my love for this campus has grown so much since leaving my hometown of Cleveland, AL. I started this SGA journey of mine in 2016 by joining Freshman Forum. I went on to become a Freshman Forum Mentor, Student Senator, delegate and state officer for Collegiate Legislature, and an Ambassador. I served on the executive team last year as your first ever VPPR, and I am so thankful for the opportunity to be your President. My job is to be your advocate and voice your opinions to our administration. In order to serve you best, I want to hear how your JSU experience can improve! You can email me at with any concerns that you have. My main goal is to make sure I am representing all of you to the best of my ability within my position. Be sure to follow us at “jsucampuslife” on social media to stay up to date on all things JSU! My office door is always open, so please come by! Stay Cocky!

Jerod Sharp: VP of Student Senate

Jerod Sharp

Hey Gamecocks! My name is Jerod Sharp and I am so ecstatic to be serving as your SGA Vice President of Student Senate. I am originally from Sylvania, Alabama and I actually serve on the City Council there as well. I am a Junior majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology and I am minoring in both Chemistry and Forensics. Throughout my time here at JSU I have been thoroughly involved within the SGA. I started my years of involvement when I became a member of the 2017-2018 Freshman Forum. During this time, I was selected to serve on the Collegiate Legislature team and was awarded Outstanding Statesman in the House of Representatives. My sophomore year I was elected to the Student Senate and I served as the Governmental Relations Committee Head where I was later awarded Committee Head of the Year. I also served as a committee head for SAC as well as the Parliamentarian for the OC.  This involvement within the SGA has given me a burning passion for service and I hope to represent ALL students here at JSU. I want to make sure every student feels as if their voice is being heard all the way to the top. I cannot wait to see the progress we make as a student body this year! Please come by my office anytime or email me at if I can be of service. 

Will Bowen: VP of Organizational Affairs

Will Bowen

Hi, my name is Will Bowen and I am the Vice President of Organizational Affairs here for the JSU SGA.   I am from a small suburb of Birmingham called Chelsea, Alabama.  I’m a senior majoring in Business Management with a minor in Spanish!  I am a member of Pi Kappa Alpha and have also represented JSU at Collegiate Legislature I really look forward to this year both for the SGA and Student Organizations. My goal is to advocate for all Student Organizations here on campus and to further their development.  Feel free to contact me any time at the Dean of Students office or through my email,  Go Gamecocks!

Desmond Thomas: VP of Student Activities

Desmond Thomas

Hey Gamecocks! My name is Desmond Thomas and I am extremely excited to serve as your Vice President of Student Activities for the 2019-2020 school year. I am from Tuscaloosa, AL. I am a Senior Business major. My involvement and DEEP love for JSU began my freshman year. I got involved with Freshman Forum and was also chosen as a Collegiate Legislature Delegate. Through this involvement, it lead to many other forms of campus leadership opportunities such as, Tour Guide, Ambassador, Senator, Freshman Forum Mentor and many more. I am super grateful for the opportunities and blessings that JSU has given me and I am looking forward to a great year serving as your VPSA! If you ever have any questions or concerns be sure to stop by my office or send me an email at Go Gamecocks!

Kathleen Seibert: VP of Public Relations

Kathleen Seibert

Hey Gamecocks! My name is Kathleen Seibert and I am honored to be serving as your Vice President of Public Relations. I am a junior majoring in communications and I’m from Smiths Station, Alabama. Upon arriving at JSU, I became a member of Freshman Forum. That year, I was also selected to represent JSU at Collegiate Legislature. My sophomore year, I served as a senator and Collegiate Legislature delegate once again. These and many other experiences have given me a love for Jacksonville State University and I cannot wait to keep connecting us! I look forward to this experience and I am always here to be of service. Please contact me at with any questions, or feel free to stop by my office! Go Gamecocks!