The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for the College of Nursing, Senator for the Honors College, Senator for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Senator for the College of the Arts and the Director of Student Advancement. 

Friday afternoon University Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton flipped a coin to finalize USG election results for the 2021-2022 academic year. The vice president flipped to determine the outcome for the Senator for the College of the Arts after a tie between Isabella Alvarino and Trevor Walton. Alvarino became the Senator of the College of the Arts and Walton became the Senator of the College of Arts and Sciences. 

The new USG board will activate after the traditional Passing-of-the-Gavel transitional meeting scheduled for April 7th. 

The newly elected USG board for the 2021-2022 academic year consists of: 

Student Body President: 

Chazzlyn Jackson

Director of Business and Finance:

Taksch Dube

Director of Academic Affairs:

Brandon Allen

Director of Governmental Affairs:

Erik Gomez

Director of Marketing and Communications:

Kristyn Hibbett

Director of Advancement:

Brandon Taylor

Director of Programming: 

Alice Fermaintt

Director of Student Involvement:

Mason Squibbs

Director of Community Affairs:

Matthew Misch

Senator of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design:

Rebecca Wasson

Senator for the College of the Arts:

Isabella Alvarino 

Senator for the College of Arts and Sciences:

Trevor Walton

Senator for the College of Business Administration:

Juliana Buonaiuto

Senator for the College of Communication and Information:

Jenna Gilbreath 

Senator for the College of Education Health and Human Services:

Riley Elersich 

Senator for the College of Nursing:

Alexis Dubensky

Senator for the Honors College:

Meghan Williamson

Senator for the College of Public Health:

Nazli Dum 

Senator for the College of Aeronautics and Engineering:

Sydney Maller

Blake Westover covers politics. Contact him at bwestov2@kent.edu

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