Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) works to establish firm communication between all college stakeholders, to assess problems, make positive improvements, and coordinate changes within the college. The SGA is the advocate for the Albright College student body, a liaison between students and college administration, and the representative of our students to the Albright College Board of Trustees. The SGA is a proactive body providing opportunities for leadership development, involvement, and personal growth within the Albright College community. It promotes student involvement and is a forum that student clubs and organizations may approach for assistance, encouragement, and support.
Meet The SGA
Jordan A. Winkler ‘18 – President
Jordan is a Political Science/Pre-Law and Spanish major from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. “I chose to attend Albright because I felt a sense of deep community when visiting campus and believed that this was a place where I could thrive”. Jordan chose to be a member of the SGA to play a more engaged role on campus, and tackle some of the more pressing issues students face day-to-day. “I believe that Albright students are equipped to take on anything we desire, and it has always been my goal to keep raising the bar”. In addition to SGA Jordan is a member of the Concert Choir, an Admission Ambassador, and a Resident Assistant.
Thomas Armstrong ‘18 – Executive Vice President
Tom is from Mount Sinai; Long Island, NY, and majors in Spanish & Latin American Studies. “I chose Albright College for various reasons. I sought many different things from a college and Albright provided me with great opportunities academically but also socially”. Tom chose to be on SGA because he felt as if he could stick up for his fellow peers and bring up the issues that his fellow students were dealing with. “The thing I enjoy most about Albright is our size, I have been able to know the majority of the students that attend the school and make memories with so many of them”.
Heather MacQuarrie ‘19 – Vice President of Finance
My name is Heather MacQuarrie and I am currently the Vice President of Finance for SGA. I am a Business Administration major with tracks in finance and economics. I am from Tucson, Arizona. I chose to attend Albright because I wanted to attend a small school in the Northeast and I play for the women’s golf team. On campus I am also a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and I am currently serving as chapter president. The things I enjoy most about Albright is the feeling of community and that you can be involved in multiple organizations across campus. Some of my hobbies include traveling, golfing, music, and being outdoors.
Kristina (KC) Goshorn ’18- Recording Secretary
My name is Kristina or “KC” Goshorn. I am from Gettysburg, PA. I am a Spanish and International Relations co-major. I chose Albright because I’ve visited countless times while my sister attended here and loved it! I chose to be an SGA member because I wanted to continue my involvement in an organization similar to my high school’s student council. My favorite thing about Albright is its friendly and open atmosphere. My favorite past time is light-night studying, but I also enjoy hanging out with friends and relaxing.
Alyssa Sherman ’19- Communications Director
My name is Alyssa! I am from the Poconos in East Stroudsburg, PA. I am a junior and a Theatre major. My minor is Art Sculpture. I chose to be a part of SGA because I love being involved on campus and providing for the student body and at the same time, having the opportunity to be able to be a voice for my fellow peers. I chose Albright because the campus was an instant family-like feeling from the moment I visited the college for the first time. Today, Albright is my family. I love being a part of all the different arts on campus and how expressive it continues to be.
Jay Bomgardner ‘18 – Commuter Student Representative
Jay is from Elizabethtown, PA and is pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a Marketing track. “I attended Albright because of the variety of major/course combinations and diverse opportunities for leadership on campus”. He chose to become an SGA Member after holding numerous leadership positions on campus and wanted to provide a voice for the students to the administration. “I strive to help fellow students reach their full potential both academically and socially on the Albright College campus. I enjoy the diverse nature of the campus because it encompasses the collective thoughts, values, expressions, backgrounds, leadership potential, and cultures shown across the world”. Jay’s favorite pastimes include learning about motivation/leadership techniques, socializing with friends, and finding new music to enjoy.
Elizabeth Myers ‘18 – International Student Representative
Elizabeth is a senior biochemistry major with a pre-med track from Walnutport, PA. “I chose to go to Albright for different reasons, but mainly I wanted a small campus, and during my tours everyone was friendly and helpful, and I just felt like I belonged here”. Elizabeth chose to run for the ISA representative for SGA because she wanted to be a voice for the international students, and the other members of ISA to represent any issues they had. “I also wanted to be a part of helping get the student body as a whole more involved in events for ISA and SGA. I am involved in a lot on campus, but my two passions are playing in the Orchestra at Albright and being a dancer for A-Crew, ISA’s dance team”.
Jesse Collado ‘18 – Member at Large
Jesse is a Criminology Major from the Lower East Side of Manhattan. “I chose to attend Albright because during my tour, I felt welcomed and I felt as though it was where I belonged”. Jesse became an SGA member because he wanted to have a bigger impact on campus and interact with students in a role in which I can have a better impact. He also wanted to branch out and get to know more about Albright’s and its organizations and felt this was the best opportunity to do so. “My favorite hobbies are playing rugby, football and video games” Jesse is a member of the Men’s Rugby team, a brother of Alpha Sigma Phi, and a Resident Assistant.
Erica Bross ‘19 – Member at Large
Erica is a Political Science/Pre-Law major from Allentown Pennsylvania. “I chose Albright because of its warm and welcoming campus that encouraged your own individuality and personal success. Albright has also allowed me as an athlete to participate in sports while pursuing a college education”. Erica chose to become a member of the Student Government Association to better impact this campus, whether it was acting as a liaison with student organizations or finding better solutions to connect students to one another. “I love that Albright allows students to find their passions and lead students to their pathway to success”.
Kayla Barnes ’20- Member at Large
Kayla is a Crime and Justice major from Rutherford, New Jersey. “I chose to attend Albright because it felt like a tight-knit community”. Kayla decided to run for SGA because she wanted to make a difference at Albright and enjoys the campus culture. In addition to SGA, Kayla is also a member of the women’s rugby team, and a sister of Sigma Kappa sorority.
Victoria (Tori) Jackson ‘20 – Member at Large
Hi, my name is Victoria Jackson, I am a sophomore business management and marketing major. My hometown is Warwick, New York. I chose to come to Albright because I fell in love with the campus atmosphere and the variety of majors Albright has to offer. I became an SGA member to voice my thoughts about campus and help the student body. I am a member of Sigma Kappa and work at the financial aid office on campus. I love photography, hiking, and dogs.
Jacob Pollicove ’20 – Member at Large
Jacob Pollicove is a member of the Class of 2020. He is originally from Freehold, NJ. Jacob is a Political Science Major, with a minor in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. “I chose to attend Albright because I loved the strong community feeling that was present on campus, as well as the wide variety of academic and extra-curricular opportunities. Some of my favorite things to do when I’m not studying or working include reading, watching Netflix, and spending time with my family and friends”.