SGA Executive Branch
The Executive Branch of the Student Government Association is led by the President and Vice President. They have a small cabinet of advisors that keep them informed about all aspects of campus life. The Executive Branch is responsible for faithfully executing all laws set forth by the Legislative Branch, insuring that they are properly addressed by the appropriate administrators at the University of Memphis. The Executive Branch also advises the Freshman Senate.
Antonio Scott is a senior at the University of Memphis (Memphis, TN) pursuing a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Organizational Leadership with a triple minor in Communication, African-American Studies, and Women/Gender Studies. Antonio serves as the Vice President for the 69th General Assembly of the Student Government Association, most notably leading all mental health awareness and campus environmental sustainability projects. During his sophomore year, Antonio served as the Vice President of Internal Relations for the campus programming board, the Student Activities Council. In this role, he assessed organizational effectiveness measures, oversaw membership recruitment and retention, developed professional development initiatives, and served as the organization's communication and outreach liaison. Antonio also has experience with extended orientation, the Tiger Leadership Institute, and is a 2017 graduate of the LeaderShape Institute. As Vice President, Antonio will continue to champion student's voices by cultivating the University's efforts to broaden the availability of campus resources for first generation and transfer students. Along with the Senate, Antonio plans to enact intentional efforts toward retention while holding administrators accountable and continuing to advocate for all students that call the UofM home.
Desiree' Dyson is a junior at the University of Memphis pursuing Bachelors Degrees in Healthcare Leadership and Marketing Management with a minor in Communication. Desiree' is a lifelong resident of Covington, Tennessee and a 2017 graduate of Brighton High School. Desiree' served in the 69th General Assembly as the Senator for the College of Communication and Fine Arts, the Co-Advisor for the Freshman Senate Program, as well as the Co-Chair for the Student Services Committee. Desiree's familiarity with the University of Memphis' student body and campus community reaches far beyond her dutiful work in the Student Government Association. Desiree' is a woman of Phi Mu Fraternity, enrolled in the Honors College, newly named President of Memphis's first All-Greek Programming Board, an Involvement Ambassador, and even finds time to work in Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation as a Tiger Elite Student Ambassador. Through each opportunity that Desiree' has experienced, Desiree' developed persistence, professionalism, and programming skills. During her term, Desiree' plans to strengthen and lengthen our campus community while consistently nurturing development and pursuing diversity. Along with the Senate, Desiree' will work to create a more student-driven, high-quality University for all future generations of Tigers to come.