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SGA prepares for new semester, Brandon McDonald sworn in as new VP


Brandon McDonald, the new vice president of SGA, presents the agenda to the student body during a meeting on Jan. 11, 2021.

Central Michigan University's Student Government Association swore in a new vice president and search for new cabinet members on Jan. 11, 2021.

Brandon McDonald, who previously served various positions throughout SGA including the Chief of Staff, replaced Brett John Houle as the vice president of the student organization. 

"We're going to miss (Houle), but we're really excited for him to stay with (Central Michigan University) and continue on doing great things," SGA President Katie Prebelich said.

McDonald was chosen for the position by Preblich and Houle.

The budget for the organization did not see much of a change from the previous year. Currently, around 36 percent of the total funds of $24,000 have been spent.

Multiple cabinet positions are open for this semester, including chief of staff, sustainability committee chair, historian, and program coordinator. Anyone interested should send a resume and a short statement about why they are interested in the position to by midnight Wednesday, Jan. 13.

In the House, Speaker Kyle Walker chose Jesse Bair to be sworn in next meeting as the House Clerk and Pro Tempore.

Students representing their RSO at SGA should fill out the membership form by 11:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18.

There will be no meeting on Jan. 18 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.