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Student Government Association officers elected for 2019-20
From left-right: Aamir Shaikh, Tiffany Cook and Noah McGill were elected president, executive vice president, and vice president for finance and administration, respectively, for the 2019-20 academic year at ETSU.

JOHNSON CITY (April 11, 2019) – Students at East Tennessee State University recently elected Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2019-20 academic year.

Aamir Shaikh, a senior majoring in health sciences with a concentration in microbiology, was elected president of the SGA.  As secretary of state in SGA during the current academic year, Shaikh served as chair of ETSU’s recent Civility Week activities.  The University Honors Scholar and dean’s list student is also in the Honors-in-Discipline in Microbiology program and plans to graduate in May 2020.  He serves as president of the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students and vice president of the Honors College Student Council, and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society.  In addition, he has worked as a Remote Area Medical general support volunteer.  He is the son of Zakir and Fahmeeda Shaikh, Knoxville.

Tiffany Cook, who was elected executive vice president of SGA, is a sophomore in the Roan Scholars Leadership Program.  She is a public health major with a concentration in health administration and plans to graduate in May 2021.  She serves the university as a Preview and Orientation Leader and is a member of the Public Health Student Association.  She is the daughter of Sheleena and Dwayne Cook, Mooresburg, and a 2017 graduate of Cherokee High School.

Noah McGill was elected vice president for finance and administration after serving in the SGA as executive vice president during 2018-19 and as a senator in 2017-18.  He is also a member of the Tennis Club and Baptist Collegiate Ministry and is active with United Way and other organizations.  McGill is a senior anthropology major who plans to graduate in May 2020.  He is the son of Jim and Jamie McGill, Johnson City.

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