Representatives

SGA 2017-2018 Executive Officers 

James KappatosName: James Kappatos '18
Position: President 
Major: Communication, Public Relations 
Hometown: Seekonk, MA
Email: Jkappatos@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: My name is James Kappatos, I am a Junior Communications Major from Seekonk, MA. I joined the Student Government Association (SGA) my first year at Lasell to enact real change that would benefit the student experience at Lasell.  As President of SGA 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 institution 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! 

Lasell College SGAName: Mary Fran Hansen 
Position: Vice President of Student Affairs
Major: Communication, Public Relations 
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Email: Mhansen@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: I joined SGA because of how much I love our school and want to help contribute to all students/faculty pride in Lasell. It's a great way to get to know students and staff and help have a hand in making the Lasell experience great for everyone. I like that Lasell offers so much opportunity for students to grow, discover, and connect over their four years here. From study abroad, to school-wide presentations/talks, service trips, connected learning emphasis and more, Lasell has amazing things to offer to their students and I absolutely love that about our school. A goal of mine for SGA this coming year is to have our organization connect a lot more in a fun and social way with the student body to create a stronger relationship. A fun fact about me is that I have "lived" in 5 different countries in one month.

Vice President of Academic Affairs Name: Corey Zemke '20
Positon: Vice President of Academic Affairs
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Meriden, CT
Email: CZemke@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: I joined SGA because I wanted to be the voice of the students and help to continuously improve Lasell. One of my favorite things about Lasell is the small community feel we have, walking down Woodland Rd. I see all familiar friendly faces. One of my biggest goals for this academic year is to really make sure SGA is hearing from all students at Lasell. A fun fact about me is that I travelled to Vietnam for 2 weeks. 

VP of Financial Affairs Name: Olivia Tata '21 
Position: Vice President of Financial Affairs
Major: Finance
Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
Email: OTata@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: I joined SGA to develop my leadership skills, and be a voice for the students of the college. Over the course of being on SGA during the previous year, it amazed me how much we were able to make a difference and positive change within the college. I am passionate about making sure that everybody feels welcomed and that they feel comfortable during their time here at Lasell. My favorite thing that Lasell has to offer is the multiple opportunities you have to get involved. A goal that I have this school year is to work on time management. A fun fact about me is that my favorite flavor of ice cream is Cookie Monster. 

SGA 2017-2018 General Senate

Class Presidents

Lasell College SGAName: Henry Santana '19
Position: Senior Class President
Major: N/A
Hometown: N/A
Email: Hsantana@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: N/A

Lasell College SGAName: Kate Kennedy '20
Position: Junior Class President
Major: Event Management
Hometown: Gloucester MA
Email: Kkennedy@lasell.edu 
Office Hours: N/A

Bio:I joined SGA beacaue I wanted to see change in the Student body on our campus and knew this was a platform where my voice and ideas would be heard. I am extremely passionate about student leadership, and my family. I love the people at Lasell and the traditions we have had for years. A goal of mine is to have a more united junior class by the Spring of 2019 and to increase attendance at overall campus events. Here are two fun facts, I have been to 48 states and my left arm is significantly shorter than my right.

Lasell College SGAName: Amanda Hawkes 
Position: Sophomore Class President
Major: Accounting 
Hometown: Billerica, MA
Email: Ahawkes@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A

Bio: I joined SGA because I wanted to have an active part in making Lasell the best it can be, and I wanted to represent my classmates from the class of 2021.
What I like most about Lasell is the small community feel and the endless amounts of opportunities it presents.

Lasell College SGAName: N/A
Position: First Year Class President
Major: N/A 
Hometown: N/A
Email:N/A
Office Hours: N/A 
Bio: N/A

Senators

Name: Ryan Dalaba '19
Position: Senator
Major: Sport Management
Hometown: North Graville, NY
Email: rdalaba@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Bio: My favorite thing about Lasell is the close-knit community feel that is present on this campus. I joined SGA because I have 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: Thursdays 11:00am-12:00pm
Bio:Hi, I'm Alexa. My favorite thing about Lasell is the atmosphere around campus. Being that it is a small school, everyone knows one another and it offers a great community. Going off that, there 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. 

Abbey

Name: Abbey Coughlan
Position: Senator
Major: International Business
Hometown: Randolph, ME
Email: acoughlan@lasell.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm
Bio: Lasell College has become my home away from home, and I am confident that being a student here has made me a better person. One of my favorite things about the school is the connected learning philosophy. It is easy to connect with other students, professors, and the outside world through the school's community environment. I joined SGA my Sophomore year as a Senator, and have continued with my role as such.  I strive to be an active Lasell student and have an impact on bringing change to the campus. A fun fact about myself is that I studied abroad for a semester in Sevilla, Spain!

Lasell College SGAName: Brittney Bullard
Position: Senator

Major: Communications
Hometown: Randolph, MA
Email: bbullard@lasell.edu
Office Hours: N/A
Bio:  When I am not dancing to Afro-beats or trying to sing Beyoncé, I am a full time student on campus and off campus. I am beyond passionate about Lasell's motive to push more diversity and inclusion initiatives and/or objectives. Being on SGA has helped me become a better advocate for making changes on campus and highlight the growth that has been made thus far. I am ecstatic about the recognition I have received and only hope to keep prospering and being a positive influence for the student body. I am also the President of the Multicultural Student Union, which is beyond enjoyable to run this club.

Ex-Officio 

Lasell College SGA

Name: N/A
Position: Commuter President
Major: N/A
Hometown: N/A
Email: N/A
Office Hours: N/A
Bio: N/A

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 studies in higher education 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 twelve years and have served SGA for Nine of those years. I have 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.