The Executive Committee oversees the Student Government Assembly. They also regularly meet with the President, Provost and other administrators at New York University on behalf of all Student Government leaders in order to advance the student agenda.
Student Government Chair
Ryan Carney, (LS ‘23, WAG ‘24)
On Thursday, April 13, 2023, the Student Government Assembly elected senior Ryan Carney to serve as the next chairperson. Ryan has been a member of the body for almost three years and has served as both a Senator and Director of Finance. He has spearheaded several initiatives including pushing for affordable housing, improving basic needs resources, and efforts to increase the use of open educational resources. Ryan has a few words he wanted to share with you:
“I am looking forward to serving as the Student Government Chair next year. Our mission is to improve the student experience at NYU, and we cannot do that without your voice. Throughout your entire time at NYU—SGA, as a whole, is here for you. Feel free to reach out, and I am happy to connect with you.”
The Student Government Chair is the presiding officer in all Student Government Assembly, Student Senators Council, and Presidents Council meetings, a member of the Executive Board of the University Senate, and is the representative of the needs of the student body from across the Global Network to the University.
Ryan Carney is the contact for all members of the Student Government Assembly.
Vice-Chair, Student Senators Council
The Student Senators Council Vice-Chair is responsible for all committees, including Student Government committees as well as placing Student Government members on University Senate and University Wide committees. The SSC Vice Chair also oversees the grievance process for Student Government and helps with the general operation of Student Government.
The Presidents Council Vice-Chair is responsible for the coordination of the Presidents Council meetings, overseeing all university programs and clubs, and is in charge of all student engagement across the university.
The Global Student Council Vice-Chair is the point person for communication and collaboration with the rest of the Global Network. In order to unite the campuses and sites at NYU and promote the highest quality experience for all NYU students through global advocacy, policy, and programming, the Global Vice Chair is responsible for bringing a global perspective to the discussions at the Global Student Council, Student Senators Council, Student Government Assembly, and the University Senate, as well as increasing student engagement in global programming.
Ana is the contact for Site Ambassadors and the Student Governments in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.
The following appointed positions, plus the Executive Committee, make up the Student Government Leadership Team.
Francesca Seni Pardo
Chief of Staff
Director, Initiative Funds
Ex Officio Cabinet Members
The following appointed positions, are Ex Officio members of the SGA Cabinet.
Deputy Chief of Staff
Deputy Director, Diversity
Deputy Elections Commissioner
Pei Lin Lu
Deputy Director, Marketing
Deputy Director, Outreach
Deputy Director, Operations