Student Government Association
Steinberg, Lee, and Dawkins Administration

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Executive Cabinet for the Steinberg, Lee, and Dawkins Administration


Secretary of Accessibility: Demetrius Winn

Serves as a liaison between the Student Disability Resource Center and community to make Florida State's campus safer. Also responsible for formally pursuing creating initiatives like a Disability Student Union. 


Demetrius Winn is a third-year student from Tampa, Florida studying Editing, Writing, and Media & Media Communication. During his time here at Florida State, Demetrius has had the pleasure of serving as the Pride Student Union Membership Coordinator (2017-2018) and Executive Director (2018-2019), the Freshman Leadership Institute Facilitator of Activities (2017-2018), and as a PeaceJam Southeast Jamily Leader. Demetrius has also worked within the University Housing department as a Resident Assistant. Through his involvement, Demetrius has discovered a passion for assisting underrepresented communities in finding their voices.








Secretary of Co-Collegiate Affairs: Nastassia Janvier

Responsible for collaborating and communicating with other collegiate entities. This cabinet member will attend Florida Student Association meetings, work to cultivate relationships with other student governments in Florida and the Atlantic Coast Conference. Additionally, they will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with FSU's Panama City Campus, Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University, and Tallahassee Community College. 


















Secretary of Health & Wellness: Odalyz Guzman

Responsible for making sure the Health, wellness, and safety of the Student Body, ensuring executive branch has undergone Allies & Safe Zone Training, supporting the Mental Health Council, the safety of housing for all students, student sustainability, sustaining partnerships with Title IX and organizations that work with students with developmental disabilities. 


Odalyz Guzman is a first-generation college student from Orlando, Florida. She is currently a senior majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Public Administration. During her time at Florida State, she has been heavily involved with the Hispanic Latino Student Union (HLSU) as a Programming Coordinator (2017-2018) and more recently as the Assistant Director (2018-2019). Throughout her time in HLSU, she worked tirelessly to implement initiatives and programming dedicated to advancing the Latinx community on campus. In the Spring of 2019, Odalyz was graciously inducted into Seminole Torchbearers. As Secretary of Health and Wellness, Odalyz is committed to ensuring that student's voices are heard, and their needs are met. Feel free to contact her with any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas via email!















Press Secretary: Kayla Francis

Maintains strong and consistent relations with various media outlets, effectively communicates to them the policies and stances of the SGA administration, and oversees all public relations and social media efforts of the administration. Required to be skilled in graphic designing and videography or have previous experience managing a team of individuals skilled in graphic design and videography.


Kayla Francis is a junior from Davie, Florida studying Political Science and Communications. During her time at Florida State, Kayla has had the pleasure of serving as a 2018 Orientation Leader, where she got to welcome new students and families to campus. In her second year, Kayla has been involved with the Caribbean Student Association as well as the Black Student Union. Before becoming the Press Secretary, she served as the Deputy Public Relations Manager for a political party and, after a successful campaign, she was appointed as Public Relations Chair. Through her involvements, Kayla has developed a passion for making sure students who may not think they fit in anywhere, know they can find a place to be heard and supported somewhere at Florida State University. Don’t hesitate to reach out to her with any questions, comments, concerns, or if you’re just looking for someone to grab coffee with!






















Secretary of Student Engagement (Garnet & Gold) : Essence Duncan

In charge of promoting the active recruitment and development of all the students at Florida State University. Responsible for Navigating College Test, Nole 60 and in partnership with organizations, such as Seminole Boosters, other DSOSs Greek life and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Works to cultivate school spirit and in charge of coming up with initiatives that support students professional development. 


Essence Duncan is a senior studying Psychology and Criminology. Essence was raised as a military brat and has lived in a mixture of different states and countries. Essence is the first in her family to go to college after enrolling into Florida State University Fall 2016. Essence began her involvement being on the Residential Conduct Board her freshman year, and a crisis counselor at 2-1-1. She then moved to become a Resident Assistant and a 2018 Orientation Leader her sophomore year. Working with all of the amazing leaders in her Orientation Team inspired her to strive for more. In Fall 2018 Essence became the Membership Chair for the Black Student Union, the Vice-President of the W.E.B. DuBois Honor Society, a mentor with Sisters 2 Service, a Peer Navigator with New Student & Family Programs, and a member of the Garnet & Gold Key Leadership Honorary. In Spring 2019, Essence had the honor of becoming a Seminole Torchbearer, the Humanitarian of the Year for the College of Arts & Sciences, and a member of the Inaugural Class of Renegade Society. Through this year of many involvements, Essence not only conquered her fears of failure but created new goals for greatness. In the 2019-2020 year, she will happily be serving as a FIG Leader, President of the W.E.B. DuBois Honor Society, Vice-President of Administrative Affairs for Garnet & Gold Key Honorary, and your Secretary of Student Engagement for the Student Government Association. Essence loves brunch and meeting new people, feel free to reach out to her at any point with any questions, concerns, ideas, or if you just want a new friend!





















Secretary of Fulfillment & Strategic Initiatives: Khamare Garner

Follows the proceedings of the legislative and judicial branches and capitalize on opportunities for checks and balances. Responsible for the Platform Tracker, Annual Report, and working alongside the Deputy Chief of Staff and makes sure the administration and executive cabinet can fulfill their platform points. Works to support the Florida State Strategic plan through intentional programming efforts.