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Speaking/Consulting Team


Rasheed Ali Cromwell

Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
• Former SGA president at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
• Former Federal Law Clerk/Attorney
• President, The Harbor Institute (
• Speaker/Trainer/Consultant to over 200 colleges and universities


Michael Anthony

Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
• Former SGA President and Trustee, Student Senate President, and Student Body Treasurer at North Carolina State University
• Owner, Anthony Creative Solutions, LLC
• Assistant Vice President for access, equity, and diversity, Oakton Community College
• Lead Facilitator for the LeaderShape© Institute
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Sam Gordon

Sam Gordon
• Co-Founder and CMO of Brydge, LLC (
• Former Student Body President of the University of Southern California
• Spent three years as a Public Relations professional, in both New York and San Francisco
• Former Regional Field Representative for Rudy Giuliani Presidential Campaign

Chris Irving

Christopher C. Irving, M.A.
• Executive Director and CEO of the Miller Institute for Leadership and Diversity in America (
• Trainer in the areas of relational leadership and diversity/community building
• Former two-term SGA President at Ramapo College of New Jersey
• Doctorial Student and Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University


Chris Jachimowicz


Christopher Jachimowicz (Chris)
• Seasoned professional in student affairs with over 21 years of experience
• Outstanding author of technical documents including bylaws and finance manuals
• Acclaimed expert in student government parliamentary procedure
• Chairman of two national student government workshops


Andy Ortiz

Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
• President & CEO, Ortiz Leadership Systems (
• Former student body president at Arizona State University, one of the nation's largest campuses
• Nationally renowned speaker and trainer on leadership, personal development and organizational effectiveness
• Recognized for his leadership and public service by presidents, governors, Congress, and even foreign royalty

Vicky Owles

Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
• Seasoned Student Affairs Professional with more than 25 years of experience in higher education
• Experienced advisor for Student Government, Student Organizations Council, Residence Life, and Campus Life groups
• Leadership Development Consultant & Diversity Trainer
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Sarah Schoper


Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
• Assistant Professor in College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University
• Consultant, speaker, and author in the areas of student learning, leadership, and organizational development
• Former Student Body Executive Officer and Student Government Advisor
• Ten years as a student affairs professional

Suzette Walden

Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
• Professional speaker, trainer and consultant with SWC Speaks
• Former SG Advisor and Student Affairs Professional for more than 10 years
• Certified in Conflict Resolution and Mediation
• Accomplished presenter and author in risk management, political science and student leadership development
• Doctoral Candidate in Education Administration and Foundations at Illinois State University

Administrative Team


Butch Oxendine

W.H. Oxendine, Jr. (Butch)
• ASGA Executive Director and Founder
• Editor in Chief and Founder, Student Leader and Florida Leader magazines
• Author, So You Want to Be President...How to Get Elected on Your Campus and two other leadership books
• Professional Student Government consultant and frequent speaker at all major Student Government conferences

Shauna Cardenas

Shauna Cardenas
• Director of Member Relations & Data Entry

Stephanie Dull

Stephanie Dull
Administrative Business Coordinator

Val Grodewald

Val Grodewald
Director of Finance

Jeff Jurgens

Jeff Jurgens
• Research & Data Entry Specialist

Jeff Riemersma

Jeff Riemersma
Art Director

Darnell Royal

Darnell Royal
Administrative Coordinator for Member Relations

Mairead Slaughter

Mairead Slaughter
• Research & Data Entry Specialist



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