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Voting 101: WP SGA Elections

To aid students in making informed voting decisions and to become familiar with the voting process.

SGA Election 2021

Student Government Association 

William Paterson University

The Voice of the Students







Have you read the Candidate Bio's and are ready to Vote?

Click Here or Scan this QR code to cast your Ballot Now on Pioneer Life!

The Student Government Association (SGA) elections are here!

Cast your votes between Monday, April 19 and Thursday, April 22

The Candidates

Click HERE to See Candidate Bios


Anisa Kamara

Executive Vice President

Kaydyn Rivera

Shawn Gaffney

Public Relations

Vice President: Joselito Paz, Jr.

Senators: Lindsey Giordano & Julianne Zmuda

Student Life

Vice President: Nour Muhajer

Senators: Aida Reynoso, Donovan Taylor, Rozan Jubran

Academic Affairs

Vice President: Genesis Gonzalez

Senators: Terrence Morris & Emma Dodson

Judical Review Board

Vice President: Claudia Morales

Senator: Danielle Yearicks


Vice President: Jorge Villar

Write in Votes are accepted!

* Please note that anyone running for a senator position MUST receive a MINIMUM of 25 votes to be elected. E-board positions MUST receive a MINIMUM of 50 votes to be elected (this holds true for any write ins as well). *

More information about the candidates on Pioneer Life.

Go to:

Scroll down to ‘Campus Links’ to vote!

If you have any questions please contact Amelia the Vice President of Public Relations at or DM us on Instagram @wpu.sga.

Amelia Medici - SGA Vice President of Public Relations 


Are you interested in making a difference?   

Would you like your student voice to be heard?   

Do you want to be a part of student governance?    

Then, consider running for a position within the Student Government Association (SGA)!  

The purpose of the Student Government Association is to identify, understand, and promote the interest and welfare of the student body by providing a means through which members may express themselves effectively.  


SGA Election Timelines  

Nomination Period: Friday, April 2nd to Sunday, April 11th   

Promotion of Candidates (upon approval): Monday, April 12th to Thursday, April 22nd   

Voting in SGA Elections: Monday, April 19th to Thursday, April 22nd   HAPPENING NOW!

All campaigning material MUST be taken down no later than 48 hours after the polls have closed. 

Learn More About SGA Positions & Committees with our SGA Cheat Sheets!

  1. Open SGA Executive Board Positions: (GPA required at time of election 2.75)  

  2. President *  
  3. Executive Vice President *  
  1. Vice President for Public Relations  
  1. Vice President for Student Life  
  1. Vice President for Allocations  
  1. Vice President for Judicial Review Board  
  1. Vice President for Academic Affairs  

    * (For the President and Executive Vice President positions you must have been a senator for two (2) semesters and for a Vice President position you must have been a senator for one (1) semester).  
    Open Senator Positions: (GPA required at time of election 2.5)  
  1. Public Relations  
  1. Student Life  
  1. Academic Affairs  
  1. Allocations  
  1. Judicial Review Board  

    Link to submit SGA Nomination Form: 
  • Available on PIONEERLIFE— Nominations are closed (April 19, 2021)

(Use if the above link doesn’t work) 

SGA Election Guidelines: 

SGA Election Guidelines

Platform for Elections:  

  1. Check out the Student Government Association Page, Clubs and Orgs, and Events! 
    For more information please follow us on Instagram @wpu.sga and  
Feel free to email the VP of Public Relations at with any questions.

How to Vote on Pioneer Life

SGA Constitution

This Constitution serves as the governing document for the WP SGA. It outlines the role of the SGA in William Paterson governance, the powers & duties of the SGA, the responsibilities of officers and representatives, and the overall structure and procedures of the SGA.

SGA on Pioneer Life

Access the SGA Pioneer Life Portal and find upcoming and past SGA sponsored events, contact information for SGA representatives, and photo albums of SGA activities.

SGA Election Guidelines

The SGA election Guidelines provide information about eligibility for running for an SGA elected position as well as campaign guidelines and voting procedures.

SGA Website