Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

Conference Location TBA

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2023 Conference Schedule

Saturday, April 15, 2023

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

TBA

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • TBA, Emcee

TBA

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  • Extreme Makeover: Constitution Edition – Christopher Jachimowicz
    TBA
  •  C  Leadership: How to Drive the Mission, the Passion, and the Teamwork! – Russell D Barefoot
    TBA
  • D   NEW WORKSHOP  Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Dessie Hall
    TBA

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  F  Administrators Are Not Your Enemy: Learn How to Get Along with Yours – Christopher Jachimowicz
    TBA
  •  G  Meetings That Make Sense – Russell D Barefoot
    TBA
  • H   NEW WORKSHOP  Retention Matters – Dessie Hall
    TBA

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

TBA

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

TBA

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  • J   NEW WORKSHOP  Meetings Made Simple: Democratic Rules of Order – Christopher Jachimowicz
    TBA
  •  The ABCs of SGA – Ernest J. Robinson
    TBA
  • L   NEW WORKSHOP  Challenging the Process: Balancing Assertiveness and Diplomatic Governance – Amanda Mouser
    TBA

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – TBA
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – TBA
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – TBA
  4. Advisors – TBA

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  N  Ten Toxic Timewasters: Practices that Poison Productive Meetings – Christopher Jachimowicz
    TBA
  •  Chess vs. Checkers: Understanding How and When to Make the Right Move – Ernest J. Robinson
    TBA
  • P   NEW WORKSHOP  Building Bridges With Your Student Government: Involving Out-Group Members – Amanda Mouser
    TBA

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • “The Importance of Your Student Government”
  • TBA, Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

TBA

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Workshop Guide & Descriptions