Schedule

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

Workshop Guide & Descriptions

2017 Conference Schedule

Saturday, November 18, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

TBA

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D, Emcee

TBA

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  B  We’re In This Together: Representing All Students on Your Campus – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    TBA
  •  C  Who Said There’s No “I” In Team? – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    TBA
  •  D  PRoactively Marketing Your Student Government: 12 Tools to Give Your SG a Positive Image – Sam Gordon
    TBA

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  F  Stoke The Fire: Seven Ways To Maximize Your Leadership Potential – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    TBA
  •  G  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    TBA
  •  H  Campus Elections: How to Increase Voter Turnout, Decrease Negative Publicity and Avoid Scandals – Sam Gordon
    TBA

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

TBA

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

TBA

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  J  Who Cares? Transforming Apathy Into Action – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    TBA
  •  K  The Revelation of Delegation – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    TBA
  •  L  How to Market Yourself as an Effective President, Vice President, or E-Board Member – Sam Gordon
    TBA

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Snack Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – TBA
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – TBA
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – TBA
  4. Advisors – TBA

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    TBA
  •  N  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    TBA
  •  O   FOR ADVISORS  Student Development and the Art of Advising (What Does Chickering Have to Do With It?) – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    TBA
  •  P  Public Relations Crisis Management: What to Do When (and Before) the Worst Case Scenario Happens – Sam Gordon
    TBA

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • The Importance of Your Student Government – Butch Oxendine
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)
  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee

TBA

Sunday, November 19, 2017

  • Community Service Project (on your own)
  • Private Consulting Appointments at conference hotel (must be arranged in advance)
    • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
    • 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      (Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book consulting appointments)