2001 SGA candidate list
Cougar News Services
Fifty-nine students have filed applications
in this year's Student Government Association elections.
Only two parties and a handful of independent
candidates will be running in this election. In the last election, four
parties had filed applications.
Among this year's candidates are SGA President
James Robertson Jr., who will seek a second term in office, and former
Honors College Sen. Bill Kelly, running for president on the UH United
Kelly's party lists 18 candidates, while
Robertson's, which is apparently unnamed, lists 34. Seven independent candidates
are seeking seats in the student Senate.
The candidates are:
Robertson's party: James Robertson
Jr., president; Brandon Butler, vice president; Faisal Zahed, student regent;
Joel R. Kelly, Technology 1; Katherine "Kat" Yin, Technology 2; Melody
K. Gerard, Business 1; George Keith Siglar Jr., Business 2; Jeff Hill,
Business 3; Bret Liberator, Business 4; Kisch Godet, Business 5; and Chalon
Clark, Honors College.
Also on the ticket are: Dimple Pajwani,
Engineering 1; Diana Ramirez, Engineering 2; Autumn Lind, Optometry; Paul
Kim, Law; K. Walker, Education 1; Justin "JP" Penny, Education 2; Martin
Ostermann, Hotel and Restaurant Management; Rachel M. Hemphill, Social
Work; Bruce Hoffman, Pharmacy; LaTosha J. Wallace, Architecture; Teneshia
Eleby, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 1; Victoria Gonzalez, CLASS 2;
April D. Spreeman, CLASS 3; Craig Stewart, CLASS 4; Wendy M. Miller, CLASS
5; and Shelly L. Keys, CLASS 6.
Rounding out the list are: Dawana Miller,
Natural Sciences and Mathematics 1; Jimmie Thomas, NSM 2; Constance Tenorio,
NSM 3; Willie Moore, At-large 1; Melissa A. Sanchez, At-large 2; Shelbi
Pullen, At-large 3; and Alysia Ferrell, At-large 4.
UH United Party: Bill Kelly, president;
Julie Glasco, vice president; Steve Jackson, student regent; Dave Armendariz,
Business 1; John Grace, Business 3; Robert Klementich, Business 5; Nic
Stoffle, Humanities, Fine Arts and Communication 1; Sean Frye, HFAC 2;
Greg Richard, HFAC 3; and Allison Brown, HFAC 4.
Also on the UH United ticket are: Dave
Edmonson, Social Sciences 1; Lachardra McBride, SS 2; Rick Kersten, NSM
1; Alex Varkey, NSM 2; Briana Bassler, Honors College; Dena Cook, Technology;
Vanessa Flores, At-large 1; and Kevin Hinrichs, At-large 2.
Independent candidates: Guillermo
Bustos Gonzalez, NSM; Matthew Eric Caster, Engineering; John Cochrane,
Honors College; Christopher W. Foster, CLASS; Sharifa N. Glass, NSM; and
Anamichelle Lopez, Technology.
Elections for all seats will be held Feb.
28 and March 1. A debate between the presidential candidates, sponsored
by The Daily Cougar, will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 in the University Center
Underground's World Affairs Lounge.