Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

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 is being held at Brookhaven College, H Building, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75244.

There is free parking in P-4 or P-5 lots near the H Building.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2020 Conference Schedule

Saturday, November 7, 2020

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

H125

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Butch Oxendine, Emcee

H125

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

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

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    H125
  •  B  We’re in this Together: Representing All Students on Your Campus – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    H126
  •  C  Who Said There’s No “I” in Team? – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    H104
  • D   NEW WORKSHOP  The ABCs of SGA – Ernest J. Robinson
    H112

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking 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
    H125
  •  F  Stoke the Fire: Seven Ways to Maximize Your Leadership Potential – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    H126
  •  G  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    H104
  • H   NEW WORKSHOP  Chess vs. Checkers: Understanding How and When to Make the Right Move – Ernest J. Robinson
    H112

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

H125

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

H125

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
    H125
  •  Who Cares? Transforming Apathy into Action – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    H126
  •  K  Mission SGA! – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    H104
  • L   NEW WORKSHOP  Serving in E.R.N.E.S.T. – Ernest J. Robinson
    H112

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, & Committee Members – H125
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – H126
  3. Secretaries & Treasurers – H104
  4. Advisors – H112

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking 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
    H125
  •  Creating Student Government Advocacy that Effects Change – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    H126
  • O   FOR ADVISORS  Leadership Development: Developing the Leaders Within Your SG – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    H104
  • P   NEW WORKSHOP  Lobby for a Hobby – Ernest J. Robinson
    H112

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

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

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

H125

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Workshop Guide & Descriptions