Representatives

SGA 2017-2018 Executive Officers 

President

Name: James Rossano '18
Position: President 
Major: Law and Public Affairs
Hometown: Hingham, MA
Email: jrossano@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Monday's at 2:00pm-3:00pm
Bio: There are so many things about Lasell College that it is difficult to choose just one. The one thing that really stands out is the amount of opportunities that students have access to. No matter what you are involved in, the opportunities are endless. I joined SGA my First Year as President of the Class of 2018, for two years, and have been on as Vice President of Financial Affairs and now President. The main reason I joined SGA is becuase I wanted to be the voice of my class and now the entire student body. A fun fact about myself would be that I have had 6 wisdom teeth removed.

Name: Troy Gonsalves '18
Position: Vice President of Student Affairs
Major: Law and Public Affairs
Hometown: Providence, RI
Email: trgonsalves@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Coming soon!
Bio: The thing I like about Lasell is the location from my hometown (only 1 hour away) and the small class sizes. Here you aren't just a number, but rather a person. I joined SGA because I wanted to get involved on campus and develop my leadership skills. These are two things that SGA helps people the most. A fun fact about me is that I am the youngest of five brothers in my family.  

Name: Ghizline "Ghizzy" Benzerdjeb '20
Positon: Vice President of Academic Affairs
Major: Human Services
Hometown: Revere, MA
Email: gbenzerdjeb@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Coming soon!
Bio: My name is Ghizzy and my favorite thing about Lasell is being able to have access to anyone and everything at my fingertips. As well as teh small campus feel making all my classes and professors all the more valuable to me. 

Name: Kaitlin Johnson '20 
Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs
Major: Fashion Design and Production
Hometown: Northborough, MA
Email: kjohnson@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Coming soon!
Bio: Something I love about Lasell is walking around campus to different activites and saying hello to everyone. I joined SGA to assure that all student's voices would be heard to improve our campus in all ways possible. A fact about me is that I have a pet fish named Orca  who always follows me home and back here to Lasell.  

SGA 2017-2018 General Senate

Class Presidents

Name: Shelby Jendrewski '18
Position: Senior Class President
Major: Resort and Casino Management
Hometown: Moosup, CT
Email: sjendrewski@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Monday's from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is all of the opportunites that the college has to offer! As students, we are building connects all of the time, have access to some of the greatest internships, and most importantly, we are constantly evolving as individuals. As the Senior Class President, I joined SGA as a representative of the Class of 2018 and ensure that their voices are being heard and their concers are being acknowledged in order to implement change around campus. Finally, a fun fact about me is that I can juggle!

Name: Allison "Allie" Wheeler '19
Position: Junior Class President
Major: Fashion Design and Production
Hometown: Adams, MA
Email:  awheeler@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday's from 4:00pm-5:00pm

Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is the opportunities I ahve been given to learn outside of the classroom. My first year at Lasell, I participated in the Should to Shoulder Service Learning trip to Tanzania. This trip was my best lived experience to date, and I wouldn't have been able to go it if wasn't for the financial support from Lasell. I am on SGA because I have the opportunity to not only voice my opinions, and share the concerns with others, but also work to see improvements take place. I enjoy having a hand in the progress of the college. I fun fact about me is that my eyes change color. 

Name: James "Jimmy" Kappatos '20
Position: Sophomore Class President
Major: Communication
Hometown: Seekonk, MA
Email: jkappatos@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday's from 5:00pm-6:00pm

Bio: My name is James Kappatos, I am a sophomore Communications Major from Seekonk, MA. On the Student Governemnt Association (SGA) I stand as the Sophomore Class President and act as the voice for the Class of 2020. Here at Lasell, I am a part of a small thriving community of multigenerational learners, all In Pursuit of Great which is why I love this instutution so much. I can truly reach new heights as I progress through the Connected Learning philosophy at Lasell. When I am not at school, I love to shoot archery, and spend time with my family!

Name: William "Will" Keller '21
Position: First Year Class President
Major: Law and Public Affairs
Hometown: West Harford, CT
Email: wkeller@lasell.edu

Office Hours: Thursday's from 4:00pm-5:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is that the community is so close knit and lively. I joined SGA because I want to get involved in campus activities and events as a freshman and make sure our class has representation. A fun fact about me is that I actually have an extra rib on my left side!

Senators

Name: Meghan Burgess '18
Position: Senator 
Major: Event Management
Hometown: Norton, MA
Email: mburgess@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Thursday's from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is the campus. It is a beautiful campus that feels like a close knit community, and it is so easy to get to Boston. I joined SGA because I wanted a way to get involved and make a difference on campus. It is agreat way to have your voice heard and help voice the opinions of other students. A fun fact about me is that in the Spring 2017 Semester, I was able to study abroad for four months in Switzerland! While there, I had the opportunity to travel to 20 cities in 11 different countries. 

Name: Corinne Palmer '19
Position: Senator
Major: Early Childhood Education
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Email: cpalmer@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Friday's from 11:00am-12:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell College is the philosophy of Connected Learning. This gives me the ability to gain hands on learning and opportunites outside of the classroom. The best part of SGA is being able to listen to the ideas of students and have the ability to put them in action within the school community. A fun fact about me is that I love working out outside and in the gym. 
Name: Xiaomin "Betty" Song '20
Position: Senator
Major: Communications
Hometown: Coming Soon!
Email: xsong@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday's from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Bio: The thing I like about Lasell is the small campus. We get to know a lot of students whether they are in your grade or not. You will easily recognize someone and make some great friends! I joined SGA because I wanted to get to know some more people and get involved. Another reason I joined is because there was no International Student representation and their voice is just as important as everyone elses. A fun fact about me is that I can speak more than two languages. 
Name: Corey Zemke '20
Position: Senator
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Meriden, CT
Email: czemke@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Coming soon!
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is having so may different opportunities to get involved around campus. I joined SGA to get more involved on campus and be a voice of the school. A fun fact about me is I'm traveling to Vietnam this Winter. 
Name: Ryan Dalaba '19
Position: Senator
Major: Sport Management
Hometown: North Graville, NY
Email: rdalaba@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Thursday's from 11:00am-12:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is the close-knit community feel that is present on this campus. I joined SGA because I've always been good at voicing my opinions and coming up with ideas, and now I really want to help play a role in bringing change to Lasell. I love being outdoors. I spend almost all of me free time outside being active in some way. 
Name: Alexa Hoffman '20
Position: Senator
Major: Fashion and Retail Management
Hometown: Beachwood, NJ
Email: adhoffman@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Friday's from 10:00am-11:00am
Bio: Hi, I'm Alexa. My favorite thing about Lasell is the atmosphere around campus. Beaing that it is a small school, everyone knows one another and it offers a great community. Going off that, ther reason I joined SGA was to help my fellow students and faculty to make Lasell a better campus. SGA is also a great way to gain experience and knowledge. And a fun fact about myself is that I am a huge dog lover and will probably, most likely find a dog no matter where I am. 
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Position: Senator
Major: Coming Soon!
Hometown: Coming Soon! 
Email: Coming Soon!
Office Hours: Coming soon!
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Position: Senator
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Ex-Officio 
Name: Marina Christmas '18
Position: Commuter President
Major: Entrepreneurship
Hometown: Chelsea, MA
Email: mchristmas@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Coming soon!
Bio: My name is Marina Christmas and I am a Senior and Commuter President here at Lasell College. Lasell is a great college to attend if you're looking for great opportunities and not to be overwhelmed by a huge campus. Those things are what make me proud of attending Lasell along with being on SGA. I joined SGA to be more involved with the community of the school and try to make a change, especially with commuters. A fun fact would be is that I am one of few to be the youngest students to attend Lasell because my birthday is on a Leap Year.
Advisor

Name: Jennifer "Jenny" Granger
Position: Director of Student Activites and Orientation and SGA Advisor
Email: jgranger@lasell.edu
Bio: My name is Jennifer L. Granger and most friends and family call me Jenny. I am originally from West Springfield, MA and currently live in Waltham, MA. I just moved to Waltham this summer with my fiancée, Ben, after living in Boston, MA for a decade. I graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for my undergrad studies in history and graduated from the University of Vermont for my graduate studeies in higher educatino and student affairs administration. I am currently pursuing my doctor in education degree from Northeastern University. I have worked at Lasell College for the last ten years and have served SGA for seven of those years. I ahve served as the Assistant Director of Student Activities and the Director of Student Activities and Orientation. I enjoy traveling and vacationing all over New England, watching TV, listening to music, going for walks, spending time at the beach, going to concerts & shows, and spending time with loved ones.