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College of Business Candidates


Presidential Candidates (Students vote for one):

  • Ava Welborn, Action

I am running for College of Business President because I have fallen in love with the university and am passionate about the well-being of students, especially those in my college. Through my experience as senator, I feel ready to take on the responsibilities of president and hope to better the student body.

She has served on SGA for two years and is a current Senator for the College of Business. She is a member of Tri Sigma, where she has held positions like Mini Sisterhood Chair and Homecoming Co-Chair. She is the current Ducks Unlimited Co-Chair, VP of Marketing for SLIDDE, Lead Peer Mentor in the Peer Mentor Program, Sophomore Honors Board Representative, Honors Ambassadors Chair, UPC Traditions Board member, an intern for Athletics Marketing, a Student Ambassador for the university, and a member of other organizations on campus. She is honored to hold titles such as 2023 Panhellenic New Member of the Year and 2023 Queen Krewe Of Roux. 

  • Mallory Magnon, EXCEL

I am running for SGA to be a voice for our diverse student body and to advocate for realistic, sustainable change on campus. As a major supporter of campus involvement, I want business students to have an active voice in their college's SGA board and plan to serve as a representative of their wishes and desires for the College of Business.

Involvement at UL: Student Orientation Leader, Student Ambassador for the Honors Program, UL Society of Human Resource Management, Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, Vermillion Voix Choir

Involvement in community: Festival International Marketing Liaison, Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission Communications Intern, Festival International Volunteer, Moncus Park Volunteer

Fun Fact: I double-major in management and marketing with a concentration in international business!


Senator Candidates (Students vote for five):

  • Brianna Rattanachai, Action

  • Zackari Rodgers, Action

I am running to ensure the students of UL Lafayette and of the College of Business Administration have a place of comfort and unity. I want students to come together and take action for the things they want, knowing that everyone is in their corner!

Fun Fact: I love gaming!

  • Matthew Coker, Action

I am running because I want to be an advocate for students! I want to represent students’ needs and wants because they matter. Being an SGA Senator would allow me to be an advocator for many students no matter our differences.

Involvement: Chi Alpha, UPC Behind The Scenes Team, Marketing Secretary, Second Year Experience Committee

  • Emma Trosclair, EXCEL

I decided to run for SGA to help expand awareness on issues on campus that affect the students and also help fix this problems. I never want the students to fell unimportant or unheard. They deserve the best of the best and I want to give it to them.

Fun Fact: I was on Student Orientation Staff my Sophmore year.

  • Kaiden Harris, EXCEL

I believe SGA isn’t doing what was promised to the students. And I want to be the one to help push for change. Students shouldn’t be ignored.

Fun Fact: As a freshman, I am the Director for Strategic Communications for The Big Event and the Chair for Cultural Connections in UPC.

  • Blythe Castille, EXCEL

Blythe loves the University for all it is and all it can be; that’s why she’s running to be an advocate for consistent housing, transportation, and sustainability. Her goal is to have be able to relieve students of worrying about these things so they can focus on their studies and enjoy their college experience.

Involvement: Economics Research Assistant, Honors student, Economics club Vice President, Black Academic Excellence Award, Volunteers with Parish Proud and Lafayette Speech and Debate teams.

  • Amanda Vincent, Action

I am running for SGA to try to make our campus a better place and to try to ensure everyone’s voices are heard.

Fun Fact: I am a member of Tri Sigma sorority.

  • JP Furman, EXCEL


  • Parker Mills, EXCEL

I love to be involved all over campus. I believe if I were to be elected I would be able to solve problems students have had within the college.

Fun Fact: I am on the Student Activities Board!



Voting link will be posted the week of elections for the College of Business.

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