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Student Government Association (SGA) was organized and chartered in 1967 and is responsible for governing students, assisting in the execution of institutional policies and maintaining an appropriate image of RichmondCC in the community. SGA Members standing by the lake on campusEvery student is a member of SGA and is welcome to get involved if he or she wants to be a part of any campus events and activities, or have a voice in college policies. Being a part of SGA is an educational experience and a great way to learn leadership and management skills. Scholarships are available for all officers. 

Advisor: Chris Gardner, or, (910) 410-1731

SGA Mission Statement

The mission of Richmond Community College Student Government Association is:

  • To improve the student body experience
  • To serve to concerted need of the student body
  • To encourage sociability among its members
  • To provide an efficient cordial environment for the student body  

Eligibility Requirements

  • President must be a second semester student; enrolled at least 3/4 time in a 2-year curriculum program; maintain at least a 2.75 GPA.
  • Vice President of Office Administration, Vice President of Student Activities, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian and Public Information Officer must be a second semester student; enrolled at least 1/2 time in a 2-year curriculum program; maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.

How to Apply

Interested students can download a letter of intent or pick up a paper copy from the Student Success Coach in Student Services; once completed, submit it to the SGA Advisor (Chris Gardner, Student Services) for verification of eligibility. For additional information, please contact Mr. Gardner at (910) 410-1731 or

2018 Student Government Officers

President - Dhruvil Patel

Vice President - Whitni Strong

Director of Office Administration - Alexis Wheeler

Treasurer - Monica Shelton

Public Information Officer - Samual Hall

Secretary - Princess Moore

Parliamentarian - Sarah Yaklin

Robinette Representative -  Shanae Spencer

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