Lane McVey, SGA Treasurer
Hi, I’m Lane McVey and I want to be your Student Government Association (SGA) treasurer. I believe that I have what it takes to efficiently manage the SGA budget. The money that belongs to our students must remain in the hands of students.
I am a junior government major and classical civilizations minor. In my three years, I have been involved in our school in several ways. I served on the freshman class council, I play women’s lacrosse, and I am a layout editor for the [Echo]. I respect the needs of this community and want to serve on the SGA Executive Board for this reason.
Whether your club is old, new or not yet approved, I will work effortlessly to make sure that the SGA budget is organized to fit the needs of the student body. It is so important that a small college campus provides its students with a wide diversity of clubs and organizations to join.
As treasurer, I will not only encourage this diversity, but also coordinate the budgets of these groups so that every organization, large and small, has the money to take initiative for the improvement of the College.
My goal as a treasurer is [efficiency]. I will be efficient in fulfilling my responsibilities as treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee and I will be efficient in the allocation of Colby’s funds. Organizations begin the school year with stated goals and initiatives and I will work effortlessly to help every club meet their aims within a budget. These budgets will be public to the Colby community so that I remain visibly responsible to our students.
In addition, I will encourage clubs to include fun events within their budget that will be open to all students, not just club members. Also, the treasurer is responsible for holding an annual meeting with club leaders. However, I will change this to a meeting each semester so clubs can both propose unexpected changes to their budgets and avoid deficit.
Finally, I will devote the rest of this school year to learning about the position from the previous administration until I feel confident and prepared to succeed in this position.
I believe I have the work ethic and responsibility needed for this job. Thank you for your support and I challenge you all to vote this year!