COGS Executive Board Profiles
Speaker: Catherine Williams
Catherine Williams is from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is currently pursuing a PhD in musicology at FSU. She earned her bachelor's degree in violin performance from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC in 2010 and her master's degree in historical musicology from FSU in 2012. She has served on COGS since the Nineteenth Congress."
As Speaker, Catherine chairs the Executive Committee, presides over all COGS functions and represents COGS and the graduate student body to the University and the public.
Deputy Speaker for Finance: Tristan Hall
As Deputy Speaker for Finance, Tristan 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.
Deputy Speaker for Judicial Affairs: Will Nilson
As Deputy Speaker for Judicial affairs, Will ensures that the COGS Code and bylaws comply with the Student Body Constitution and Statutes and presides over the impeachment process. He also works to recruit and swear in new representatives and assists the Speaker as needed with the administration of COGS.
Deputy Speaker for Communication: Neleen Leslie
As Deputy Speaker for Communication, Neleen acts as the public relations liaison between COGS and the University and Public Press domains. She also works with SGA Student Publications to maintain the COGS website and assists the Speaker as needed with the administration of COGS.
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
Associate Director, and COGS Advisor: Danielle Morgan Acosta
Director: Vicki Dobiyanski
SGA Business Manager: Kim Dicks