West Virginia Northern Community College

Current Students

Student Government Association (SGA)


 Changing Lives . . . Engaging the Community . . . Building Leaders

About the Student Government Association (SGA)

The specific functions of the Student Government Association are:

  • to plan, promote and execute student activities, to stimulate student involvement with the college, and to recognize and assist other student groups
  • to represent all students, and the college in the state level and in the community service activities
  • to select students for college standing committees, to make comments on issues, express student opinions on policies, and to initiate college wide discussion on student issues
  • to organize and assist individual Campus Activities Boards

The West Virginia Northern Community College Student Government Association provides unique opportunities for students to build relationships, enhance leadership skills, become civically engaged, and maximize their college experiences. All aspects of the Student Government Association are advised and supported by WVNCC staff members through the Office of Student Activities, who are deeply committed to the development of the organizations and students.


Membership of the Student Government Association includes all students regularly enrolled at West Virginia Northern Community College. Voting representatives of this group consists of at least nine senators, one student representative to the Board of Governors, and one representative to the State Advisory Council of Students. Of these nine senators, at least four will come from Wheeling, three from New Martinsville, and three from Weirton. Each campus will receive one additional senator per one hundred full time equivalents (FTE).


The SGA holds meetings at least monthly at a prescribed time and location throughout the academic year. All meetings are open to the student body, faculty, staff, and administration. A meeting are also held at least once before the opening of each semester, with at least one week notice to all members.

Interested in Joining?

The Office of Student Activities
1704 Market Street
Student Union (2nd Floor above B&N Bookstore)
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
Sara Wood
Program Coordinator Student Activities
Ph: 304.214.8917 email: swood@wvncc.edu


SGA & CAB Advisors

Sara Wood
Tri-Campus SGA & CAB
Ph: 304.214.8917 email: swood@wvncc.edu

Sara Wood - Wheeling Campus
Ph: 304.214.8917 email: swood@wvncc.edu

Lisa Soly - Weirton Campus Counselor
Ph: 304.723.7515 email: lsoly@wvncc.edu

Ina Robinson - NM Campus Counselor
Ph: 304-510-8769 email: irobinson@wvncc.edu







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