Student Body Association

Student Body Association (SBA) Officers, 2023-2024

Amrit Kaur, SBA President

  • Gives presentations and meets with the College’s Board of Trustees
  • Chair of the SBA Executive Board
  • Serves on committees and task forces as requested to represent SBA
  • Serves as liaison between students and administrators

Jack Sewell, SBA Vice President

  • Chair of the SBA Senate
  • Oversees student traditions (e.g., IgNite, Eve of the Seventh season)
  • Conduct elections for the student body
  • Oversees all committees of the SBA Senate

Raj Agrawal, SBA Treasurer

  • Oversees the student organization fee allocation process.
  • Responsible for managing all budgets of the SBA
  • Works with the SBA advisor to establish yearly SBA budget

Julia Kennedy, SBA Secretary

  • Oversees all internal operations of the SBA
  • Manages the Millsaps Student Life Page on Instagram with the Office of Student Life
  • Keeps minutes during all SBA meetings
  • Schedules all SBA-related events

Fran Edwards, SBA Director of Programming

  • Oversees Millsaps College’s Programming and Activities Council (PAC)
  • Selects PAC committee members each year
  • Oversees the PAC budget for campus programming
  • Schedules events such as concerts, school-sponsored parties, comedians, and other activities

Umema Patanawala, SBA Director of Diversity Council

  • Oversees Millsaps College’s Diversity Council
  • Advises the Senate and Administration on all matters regarding diversity on campus
  • Schedules programming that promotes understanding and unity within our diverse student body
Ryan Upshaw is assistant dean for student life at Millsaps College.

Ryan Upshaw, Assistant Dean for Student Life and SBA Advisor

  • Meets with the SBA Executive Board and Senate on a regular basis
  • Serves as a liaison to the SBA and student body regarding student issues
  • Assists in the planning and execution of SBA/PAC events
  • Manages and approves the SBA budget each year

The SBA is at its best only when we all get involved.

Senate meetings are open to all students, Tuesdays at 7:30 PM located in Christian Center 122!

Our office is located on the third floor of the Student Center in the Student Activity Center.

Contact us at 601.974.1203 or email us at [email protected]. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @millsapsstudentlife to be updated with all campus-related activities!

Check out our Campus Activities Calendar on the [email protected] email!

If you have any concerns about anything on campus, please correspond with your Senators, voice your opinions at our weekly meetings, or fill out this form so that we may quickly address any of your concerns.

Information on our Constitution/Bylaws or on the Millsaps College community may be found in Major Facts, the student handbook.

Funding allocation request form.