At Brandywine, the Student Government Association (SGA) holds the role of the official governing body for our student community.
"At Penn State Brandywine, the Student Government Association is dedicated to representing, empowering, and advocating for our diverse student community. We strive to enhance campus life, promote equity and inclusion, and encourage civic engagement while maintaining transparency and accountability in all our actions."
The 2023-2024 Student Government Association
President: Jessica Gore
Jessica Gore, a driven fourth-year Biology major originally from Trinidad and Tobago, is on a determined path to become a physician at Penn State Brandywine. She currently leads as the President of the Student Government, passionately advocating for her peers and fostering a positive campus environment. Jessica's remarkable leadership extends beyond governance to include presidencies of the Multicultural Club and the Nittany Christian Fellowship, as well as roles in the Pre-Med Club and as a Resident Assistant. Her dedication to both academics and community is evident through her participation in the university's tennis team and volunteering at a local hospital. With consistent top grades and numerous academic awards, Jessica is a dynamic leader and scholar poised to make a significant impact in healthcare.
Vice President: Ny’Keh A. Saunders
Ny’Keh A. Saunders, a dedicated fourth-year Cybersecurity student from Bear, DE, at Penn State Brandywine, is a dynamic student leader known for his unwavering commitment to advocating for inclusivity and the average student. Currently serving as the Vice President of the Student Government Association, Ny’Keh actively contributes to various campus organizations, including the Black Student Union, the Multicultural Club, and the Center for Social Impact. His passion for creating an inclusive campus environment is evident in his dedication to ensuring all members of the community feel comfortable and included in various aspects of campus life. Ny’Keh's goal is to promote cultural inclusivity throughout the campus, from classrooms to events and dining, making him a symbol of positive change within the Penn State community.
Secretary: Jordan Polillo
Jordan Polillo, a driven third-year student from Ridley, PA, is pursuing dual majors in Marketing and Project Supply Chain Management at Penn State Brandywine. She's actively engaged as the Secretary of the Student Government Association, bringing valuable governance experience to the table. As a Resident Assistant in Orchard Hall and a member of the Lion Ambassadors, she's committed to supporting her peers and showcasing school spirit. Jordan's love for sports shines through on the tennis court, where she excels in teamwork and dedication. Her goal is to make a positive impact on the Penn State Brandywine campus.
Treasurer: Madison Ollis
Madison Ollis, a dedicated third-year student from Coatesville, PA, is pursuing a Marketing degree at Penn State Brandywine. They're passionate about blending their academic interests with a love for sports to make an impact on campus. As Treasurer of the Student Government Association, Madison efficiently manages finances to support student activities. They're also a dedicated member of the Cross Country team, embodying discipline and teamwork. When not in academics or athletics, Madison cheers for their favorite Philadelphia teams. Madison is committed to positively influencing the Penn State Brandywine community through their role as Treasurer.