Florida State University Congress of Graduate Students

Congress of Graduate Students


COGS Executive Board Profiles

Executive Committee










Speaker: Adam O’Neill  

Adam O'Neill is a representative for the College of Engineering. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin Adam received his B.S. from Saint Louis University in 2017. He is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, where his research interests include the study of separation bubbles in turbulent boundary layers and reduction of aircraft noise. 


Contact: COGSSpeaker@admin.fsu.edu

Office Hours:
Sunday 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Monday 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Wednesday 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Thursday 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.




















Deputy Speaker for Finance: Caitlyn Blake-Hedges


Caitlyn Blake-Hedges is a representative for the College of Medicine. Originally from Port Tobacco, Maryland Caitlyn received her B.S. in Microbiology with a minor in Psychology from Clemson University in 2016. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, where her research interests include the study of embryonic development through cytoskeletal regulation using Drosophila as a model. Her career goals are to work in science policy at the federal level where she can help advocate for the advancement of science and promote funding for scientific research.

Contact: COGSDepSpeaker@admin.fsu.edu


Office Hours:
Sunday 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Monday 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Thursday 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.











Deputy Speaker for Judicial Affairs:

Contact: SGA-COGS-JA@fsu.edu























Deputy Speaker for Communication: Michael J. Morgan

Contact: SGA-COGS-Communication@fsu.edu
















COGS | SGA Staff Profiles


COGS and SGA are supported by a team of professional staff, who ensure that our student officers, representatives, and constituents get the most out of our student government. The full team is listed on the SGA website.


Interim Director: 

Danielle Morgan Acosta

Director: Danielle Morgan Acosta, Ph.D. 

Contact: dmacosta@fsu.edu











Assistant Director: Carolyn Harris


Contact: cjharris@fsu.edu