Posted by Philip Poole on 2014-06-20

McDavid Maddox will lead Samford University's Student Government Association as president for 2014-15. He will be joined by three other elected officers and five appointed members as the Student Executive Board.

Maddox is a senior entrepreneurship major from Dothan, Ala. As president, Maddox will present leadership to SGA and represent undergraduate students with the university administration.

Other elected officers are:

Stephen Newton, vice president for Senate. He is a senior business major from Germantown, Tenn. The SGA Senate allocates campus life fees to student organizations and voices student concerns to the university administration.

Maddie Davis, vice president for events. Davis is a senior journalism and mass communication major from Milton, Fla., and will provide leadership for the Student Activities Council.

Taylor Dahlgren, vice president for development. She is a senior science and religion major from Madison, Ala., and will oversee the Freshman Forum leadership group and work with class officers.

Appointed to positions on the Student Executive Board are:

Barlow Marriott, treasurer. A senior business major from Smyrna, Ga.., he will work with other SEB members and student organizations on funding.

Bailey Fuqua, press secretary. She is a senior journalism and mass communication major and will coordinate communications for SEB.

Jasmine Johnson, chief justice. Johnson is a senior sports medicine major from Decatur, Ga., and will oversee the Student Judiciary Council.

McClain McKinney, chief of staff. McKinney is a sophomore business and journalism and mass communication major from Roswell, Ga. He will coordinate the work of the SGA and SEB.

Will Yarborough, chaplain. A Preministerial Scholar and religion major from Gallatin, Tenn., Yarborough will provide spiritual leadership for the SEB and SGA.



About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.