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2021-2022 Leadership

Our goal as your 2021-2022 SGA staff is to provide students with an inclusive and engaging experience here at McNeese. It is important to us that all students’ voices are heard and that every student receives the resources and support they need to succeed. All of our officers and senators are committed to this goal, and we would love to meet you!

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★ Meet Our Executive Staff

Sarah Stafford – President

Sarah is a senior majoring in Finance with a minor in English. She is a member of the Honors College and Chi Omega, in which she serves as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair, as well as the Director of Career and Personal Development. Stafford is also on the State Title IX Task force and is the Chair of the ULS Student Advisory Council.


Simba Mambiri – Vice President

Simba is a graduate student studying Chemical Engineering. He is a member of the Graduate Council, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.


McKenzie “Mac” Marks – Treasurer

McKenzie is a junior majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Family and Child Studies. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves as the membership chairman of the National Honors Society of Leadership and Success. Marks serves as the President of the McNeese NAACP, as well as the Vice President of the Louisiana Youth and College NAACP.


Myra Monroe – Chief of Staff

Myra is a graduate student studying Environmental and Chemical Sciences with a concentration in Integrative Biology. She is a member of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry and is an Alpha Delta Pi alumna.


Keijahne Williams – Secretary

Keijahne is a Senior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Secondary Education. She is a member of Delta Sigma Pi and serves as Vice President of the McNeese Chapter of NAACP.

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Abigail Fruge – Chief Communications Officer

Abigail is a senior majoring in Biology Pre-Medicine with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. She is a member of the Pre-Medical Society, Cowboy Catholics, and serves as the President of the Honors College.


Samuel Gil – Speaker of the House

Samuel is a sophomore majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in Integrated Digital Media with a minor in Political Science. He is a member of Cowboy Catholics and the Blue and Gold Peerleaders. Gil serves as the Greek Liason for the Honors College, as well as the Grand Scribe, Awards Chairman, and Interfraternity Council Representative for Kappa Sigma.


Essence Means – Speaker Pro-Temp

Essence is a senior studying Medical Laboratory Sciences. She is a member of the NAACP and is a resident assistant for McNeese Housing. Means serves as the Vice President for the National Honors Society for Leadership and Success.


Ethan Petix – Sergeant at Arms

Ethan is a sophomore majoring in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Power Engineering. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Order.


Advisor: Dr. Kedrick Nicholas, 337-475-5609,

SGA Mailing Address

4205 Ryan St • P.O. Box 92815 • Lake Charles, LA 70609

Phone: (337) 475-5605


Meet Our Senate


Ali Murphy

Sophomore, Biology Pre-Med with Minors in Chemistry and Spanish

Kayla Warner

Sophomore, Health and Human Performance with Concentration in Sports Medicine with Minor in Entrepreneurship


Kelly Hines

Senior, Health and Human Performance with Concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy with Minor in History

College of Agriculture

Jaylon Martin
Valeria Lopez

College of Business

Claire Adams
Hannah Akes

Sophomore, General Business Administration with Minor in Entrepreneurship

College of Education

Mia Escareno

Junior, Mathematics with a Concentration in Secondary Education

Isabella Vallier

Freshman, Radiologic Sciences

College of Liberal Arts

Beau Dobson

Freshman, History with Concentration in Social Studies Education 6-12

Erica Hernandez

Senior, Sociology with Concentration in Family Science

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Trey Gregory –
Paige Phillips

Senior, Psychology with Minors in Biology and Sociology

College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

Kennedy Anderson

Senior, Biology Pre-Med and Music Education

Hafsah Kahn

Sophomore, General Computer Science

Graduate School

Myra Monroe

Senior, Environmental and Chemical Sciences with Concentration in Integrative Biology

Housing and Residential Life

Essence Means

Senior, Medical Lab Sciences

International Student Body

Dami Bamigboye

Junior, Accounting