Executive Branch


2022-2023 Executive Cabinet


Daniella Lopez

Student Body President, University Trustee

sga_pres@ucf.edu

President Daniella Lopez is a senior majoring in Integrated Business, from Miami, Florida. During her time at UCF, she has been involved with the Knights Helping Knights Pantry, Knight-thon, the College of Business Ambassadors, the Cuban American Student Association, and Kappa Alpha Theta. Daniella currently serves as Student Body President and University Trustee. Where she is responsible for representing over 70,000 students on a variety of departments and committees.

Xelayris Martinez

Student Body Vice President

sga_vp@ucf.edu

Vice President Xelayris (Xely) Martinez is a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Intelligence and National Security, from Puerto Rico. During her time at UCF, Xely has been involved with Knight-thon, interned at the federal level, and is a sister of Kappa Alpha Theta. She now has the honor of serving UCF as Student Body Vice President, sitting on a variety of university committees such as the Agency and Department Strategic Planning Board, University Master Planning Committee, University Budget Committee, and others.

Division of Administration


Brandon Greenaway

Chief of Staff

sga_chief@ucf.edu

Chief of Staff Brandon Greenaway is a junior double majoring in Political Science Pre-Law and Media Management from Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, which is located about 15 minutes outside of New York City. During his time at UCF, Brandon has been involved in the President’s Leadership Council, the Deans’ Leadership Council in the Honors College, the Honors Symposium class as a Team Leader, the Member Services team at the Recreation & Wellness Center, and the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Brandon currently serves as the Chief of Staff for Student Government, where he is responsible for working directly with the President on special projects, overseeing the Division of Student Affairs, advising members of the Executive Cabinet, and working alongside the Deputy Chief of Staff.

Jennifer Sobrinho

Deputy Chief of Staff

sgadeputychief@ucf.edu

Deputy Chief of Staff Jennifer Sobrinho is a junior from Pompano Beach, Florida majoring in Event Management and minoring in International and Global Studies. During her time at UCF, Jennifer has been involved with Knight-Thon, UCF Social Media Ambassadors, FDA at Career Services, and the Tri Alpha First-Gen Honor Society. Jennifer currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Student Government where she is responsible for working directly with the Vice President and support special projects. The Deputy will be responsible for student outreach efforts across all UCF campuses, working closely with Rosen, Downtown, and Lake Nona serving as a liaison. This role also includes advising and playing an essential role in decision making for the Executive Cabinet as well as overseeing the Student Government Leadership Council (SGLC) as the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Mentorship Program Coordinator. Finally, the Deputy Chief of Staff will serve alongside the Chief of Staff.

Caitlin Moore

Attorney General

sga_ag@ucf.edu

Attorney General Caitlin Moore is a senior majoring in Psychology, on the neuroscience track, with a minor in Pre-Law, from Orlando, FL. During her time at UCF, Caitlin has been involved in the President’s Leadership Council, the Moot Court Team, the Panhellenic Conference, Gamma Phi Beta, Student Government, and studied away in Washington, D.C.—completing two internships on Capitol Hill. Caitlin now has the honor of serving as the Attorney General and Judicial Advisor for Student Government. The Attorney General is the chief legal advisor to the Student Body President, as well as a resource for any member of the student body who has an inquiry concerning Golden Rule rights and responsibilities, SG Elections guidelines, or constitutional precepts. The Attorney General shall hand down opinions on the constitution, statutes, and rights and responsibilities to any member of the student body upon request. It shall be the responsibility of the attorney general to undertake statutory revisions. The Attorney General is also responsible for advising students appearing before the SG Judicial Council, the Office of Student Conduct, or any other University sanctioned board.

Steven Erched

Comptroller

sga_comp@ucf.edu

Comptroller Steven Erched is an honors student majoring in Accounting, minoring in Philosophy, and going into his senior year. During his time at UCF, Steven was the Treasurer of Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Summer Analyst for Bank of America, and an Audit Intern at RSM. He now serves as the Comptroller, Student Government’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), heading the $20.7 million budget paid by students through the Activity and Service Fee.

Division of Student Affairs


Raghad Alaraj

Director of Student Affairs

sgastaffairs@ucf.edu

Director of Student Affairs Raghad Alaraj is a senior majoring in biomedical science with a neuroscience track and minoring in creative writing in the Burnett honors college. She began her student involvement on campus sophomore year when she served as the treasurer for the Muslim Student Association (MSA). As a junior, she was the VP for MSA while serving as a member of the President’s Student Advisory Council. She is currently the president of a non-profit called Project Downtown Orlando that combats homelessness and hunger. Raghad joined SG as the Director of Student Affairs hoping to advocate for students and make their experience at UCF memorable as she is the main contact for students. She oversees the management of the Division of Student Affairs and helps them carry out special programs and projects. She is also responsible for planning and executing Universal Knights and Winter Wonderland.

Jade Collins

Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

sga_diversity@ucf.edu

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator Jade Collins is a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Theatre Studies. During her time at UCF, Jade has been involved with Theatre UCF and has worked at the Student Union as an event services associate and event manager. Jade now has the honor of serving as Diversity and Inclusion coordinator for Student Government where she oversees promoting campus diversity and inclusion, interfaith relations, and mental health.

Jonathan Greenip

Academic Affairs Coordinator

sgaacademics@ucf.edu

Academics coordinator Jonathan Greenip is a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. During his time at UCF, Jonathan has been involved with the UCF Hillel, Chabad, as well as being a brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Jonathan currently serves as the Academic Affairs Coordinator for Student Government, where he is responsible for bridging the gap between the student body and academic services through planning events and advocating for student needs.

Nicole Boisson

Sustainability & Innovation Coordinator

sgainnovation@ucf.edu

Sustainability Coordinator Nicole Boisson is a junior double majoring in Environmental Studies and Political Science, from Tampa, Florida. During her time at UCF, Nicole has been involved with the Arboretum, the LEAD Scholars Academy, SG Senate, and multiple RSOs including Defend Our Future and The Wetlands Club. Nicole currently serves as the Sustainability & Innovation Coordinator for Student Government. Where they are responsible for promoting sustainable practices on campus and involving students in the process.

Avery Lane

Safety & Transportation Coordinator

sgatransportation@ucf.edu

Transportation Coordinator Avery Lane is a sophomore majoring in Marketing, from Tampa, Florida. During her time at UCF, Avery has been involved with the American Marketing Association, Young Investors Club, and is a sister of Alpha Epsilon Phi. Avery currently serves as the Safety and Transportation Coordinator for Student Government. Where she focuses on advocating for students in relation to facilities and transportation in addition to UCF Police Department and other entities to make UCF a safer campus for our students.

Peter Pham

Athletics Coordinator

sga_athletics@ucf.edu

Athletics Coordinator Peter Pham is a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering with two minors: General Business and Psychology, from Orlando, FL. During his time at UCF, Peter has been involved with Soccer Club, Student Government Leadership Council, and Executive Leadership Council. Peter currently serves as the Athletics Coordinator for Student Government, sitting on the Gameday Committee. He is responsible for planning and executing SG tailgates, as well as continuing and creating relationships with tradition-based agencies, the Alumni Association, and University Administration.

Courtney McLain

Governmental Affairs Coordinator

sgagovaffairs@ucf.edu

Governmental Affairs Coordinator Courtney McLain is a sophomore double majoring in Journalism and Political Science on the pre-law track, from Brooksville, Florida. During her time at UCF, Courtney has interned for a federal representative at the state level, worked for the Student Union, worked as a freelance journalist, and been involved with multiple RSOs including the College Republicans, Turning Point USA, and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Courtney currently serves as the Governmental Affairs Coordinator for Student Government, where she is responsible for ensuring that the lobbying concerns of the student body are being addressed at the university, local, state, and federal levels. She works to organize SG’s annual Day at the Capitol event, host events to educate the student body on prominent issues, and oversees the IgKnight Your Vote Campaign.

Division of Communications & Outreach


Cierra Turner

Director of Communications

sga_comm@ucf.edu

Director of Communications Cierra Turner is from Plant City, FL and is a senior majoring in Integrated Business with two minors in Event Management and Professional Selling. During her time at UCF, Cierra has served on the Executive Boards of the Black Student Union, UCF Homecoming, UCF Housing, and is a graduate of the LEAD Scholar Academy. Cierra leads SG’s communication team where they manage SG’s digital presence, social media channels and marketing on campus.

Paola Alburquerque

Graphic Design Coordinator

Graphic Design Coordinator Paola Alburquerque is a Junior majoring in Advertising/Public Relations from Miami, Florida. During her time at UCF, Paola has been involved with Her Campus, worked as the Marketing Coordinator for The Women’s Network, and started her very own Etsy small business. Paola currently serves as the Graphic Design Coordinator, where she is responsible for the creation of all Student Government graphics, and assisting other cabinet members with creative ventures, as well as any Division of Communications and Outreach members with special projects.

Colby Smith

Digital Media Coordinator

Digital Media Coordinator Colby Smith is a Junior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Marketing, from Tampa Florida. During his time at UCF, Colby has been involved with the Recreation and Wellness Center as a Building Manager, he’s also involved in Best Buddies, and is a brother of Theta Chi Fraternity. He now has the honor of serving UCF as the Digital Media Coordinator for Student Government, where he is responsible for recording and editing videos for Student Government and will assist other Cabinet members with creative ventures.

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