Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is committed to enriching the campus life at Sussex. Membership in the SGA affords opportunities to develop interests, explore new ideas, and meet new people.

All enrolled students are members of the SGA, which is led by five elected officers. These officers are elected annually by the student body. The SGA serves as a communication link between the student body and College administration and also oversees all student clubs and organizations.

SGA Responsibilities 

  • Approving the formation and funding for all student clubs.
  • Setting and monitoring a code of ethics for all clubs and organizations.
  • Electing student representatives to standing committees of the college.
  • Promoting student leadership through training workshops and conferences.
  • Taking part and encouraging club participation in community service.
  • Proposing positive changes and improvements in campus life.
  • Supporting and participating in campus/club projects and events.

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SGA Officers for 2022-2023

President: Veronica Conklin    |    Vice President: Jillian Faines
Secretary: Joshua Muzzo   |    Treasurer: Karissa Maloney    |    Diversity Officer: Jordan Ramos


Meet your SGA Officers

Veronica Conklin is currently in her second year at SCCC. She is a Musical Theater major, who performs with Drama Geek Studios, most recently in their summer productions of The  Little Mermaid and Grease. Veronica is a resident of Franklin, NJ and attended Wallkill valley Regional High School.

Jillian Faines is currently in her second year at Sussex and is pursuing a Music major. She is a resident of Montague & Newton and attended Sussex Technical School before coming to SCCC. Jillian is so excited about the upcoming year and bringing the Lunch Time Open Mics to all the students! Stop by the Student Government Association Office and ask Jillian about her 4 lizards!

Joshua Muzzo is in his second year at Sussex County Community College and is pursuing a degree in music. As Student Government secretary, Josh hopes to bring a passion and student spirit as well as encourage student engagement on campus and plans to accomplish this through a positive attitude and friendly demeanor. Josh is also one of the founding member of the SCCC Lego Club, stop into the SGA Office and get in on a BIG BUILD!

Karissa Maloney is entering into her second year here at Sussex and is pursuing a degree in Mathematics. Karissa resides in Hamburg and attended Wallkill Valley Regional High School. When Karissa is not studying hard, she is playing music with the Franklin Band. Karissa enjoys being a member of the SGA & the Campus Life Crew because she has been able to make new friends and have a positive impact on the college. When you stop by the SGA Office, ask her about all the instruments she plays!

Jordan Ramos (Intro Coming Soon) 

Become an SGA Officer - get involved!

SGA elections are held in late April/early May. Applications for office are available in the Campus Life Office D105A. We will hold elections at the end of April. For those students interested in becoming an officer, elected officers receive a work grant equivalent to 6-12 credits.