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


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 


Deputy Speaker for Finance: Matthew Uttermark

Matthew Uttermark is a representative for the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, serving since the 22nd Congress. Originally from Duluth, Minnesota Matthew received his B.S. from the University of Iowa in 2014. He is currently a doctoral student in political science specializing in research on U.S. state politics and federalism.

 

As Deputy Speaker for Finance, Matthew oversees the COGS budget, issues reports on the balance and expenditure of COGS accounts and prepares budget request for ratification by the Assembly. He also oversees the disbursement of COGS travel grants and assists the Speaker as needed with the administration of COGS.

 

Contact: COGSDepSpeaker@admin.fsu.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 


Deputy Speaker for Judicial Affairs:
Lauren Lange

Lauren Lange is a representative for the College of Social Science and Public Policy. From Tampa, Florida, she earned a B.S. in Political Science and Sociology from Florida State University. Representative Lange is currently a graduate student in the Masters of Public Administration Program with a focus in policy and child welfare. She currently works for the Florida Government and has served in many political roles. Additionally, she serves as the VP of Policy for the FSU Public Administration Graduate Student Association. She is looking forward to helping more students get involved in COGS.


 

 

 

Contact: SGA-COGS-JA@fsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Deputy Speaker for Communication: Ericha Stewart

 

Ericha A. Stewart is a representative for the College of Social Science and Public Policy. Hailing from Deerfield Beach, Florida, she earned a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in African American Studies from Florida State University. Representative Stewart is currently a graduate student in a joint master’s programs for Urban and Regional Planning and Public Health, where she is specializing in healthy communities, urban design, land use, and neighborhood planning. Her optimal career goal is to serve as the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

 

As the newest Deputy Speaker for Communication, Rep. Stewart is committed to creating networking and professional development for all graduate students during their time at the University.


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.


COGS Program Associate: Whitney Brown

850.644.6950
Contact: wnbrown@admin.fsu.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interim Director: 

Danielle Morgan Acosta
dmacosta@fsu.edu
850-644-4609


Director: Danielle Morgan Acosta, Ph.D. 

850.644.1811
Contact: dmacosta@fsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Assistant Director: Carolyn Harris

 

850.644.4850
Contact: cjharris@fsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SGA Business Manager: Kim Dicks

850.644.6914
Contact: kdicks@admin.fsu.edu