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The TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Science Dallas Student Government Association (SGA-Dallas) is the representative student board for all academic programs on the Dallas campus.

SGA-Dallas empowers the student body by providing a platform for students to share concerns and ideas, and creating opportunities for involvement, networking, and leadership development beyond the classroom. The assocoiation also serves as the primary programming board for the Dallas campus, bringing such events as our Welcome Back Parties and end-of-the-semester De-Stress Express activities. 

Your 2014-2015 SGA Officers are:
President: Sade Wardlaw, OT
Vice-President: Andrea Broussard, OT
Treasurer: Erika De La Torre, Nursing
Secretary: Kayla Pedroza, PT


The SGA-Dallas Town Hall meetings are held between 12:00 and 1:00 pm in the Student Life Office (Room 3609) or the Student Life Multipurpose Room, 3620. Meetings are open to all students, so be sure to join us!

Lunch provided if you RSVP in advance to

Fall 2014 dates TBA

The meeting dates for Spring 2014 are:

January 21, 2014 (Rm 3609)
February 18, 2014 (Rm 3609)
March 18, 2014 (Rm 3609)
April 22, 2014 (Rm 3620)

2013-14 SGA Executives


President - Brianna Brown

  • Student in the College of Nursing Program
  • Student Service Fee Allocation Committee Member 2012-2013
  • Elected SGA Treasurer 2012-2013
  • Student Senate Treasurer 2011-2012
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member 
  • Student Senate Residential Senator 2010-2011
  • Student Assistant at TWU Student Life

“I am very passionate about being a representative of the TWU student body; SGA will encourage student participation in the various chartered organizations throughout campus and strengthen awareness of educational and professional opportunities in the Dallas area.”

Vice President - Karin Heaton

  • Student in the Master of Occupational Therapy program
  • Holds BA in Psychology, Biology minor from Northern Arizona University
  • Masters work in Historic Preservation; tended to shipwreck artifacts from the U.S.S. Monitor (Civil War ironclad).
  • Masters of Occupational Therapy Class of 2014 Fundraising Chair
  • A former military spouse

My motto: “Bloom where you are planted”

Treasurer - Caitlin Stout

  • Student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science and Psychology from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX.
  • An active SGA class senator  on campus for three years.
  • Financial Vice President of a student organization for one year.
  • Physical Therapy Aide at Premier Rehab Outpatient Clinic 2011-2012
  • Volunteered as a tech for the Centre for Neuro Skills in Irving, TX.

“I am very active in my church and community and look forward to helping the students have a voice on the TWU Dallas campus.”

Secretary - Amanda Ogletree

  • Student of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Native of North Richland Hills, TX
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Texas Austin
  • Participant in colorguard
  • Taught a high school colorguard group in Austin, TX. 

“My love of fitness and educating others on how to stay safe while having fun lead me to the physical therapy profession; I truly believe in the power of a positive support system and I want that to be what we stand for here at TWU Dallas.”

We want to hear your comments, concerns, and suggestions!  Please e-mail us at 

All questions, comments, and suggestions may also be posted on the SGA Dallas Discussion Board in Blackboard

TWU Dallas SGA Representatives

  • SGA Reps 2013-2014
    Meet your SGA Class Representative! Class Representatives are nominated and elected by their class at the beginning of their academic program. The Class Rep is your link to SGA and the university administration. They are your voice on campus!

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