Meet the Branch

The Chief of Staff (COS) is responsible for Executive operations. The COS manages the office of the SBA, ensures that positions throughout the organization are filled, coordinates communications on behalf of the organization, and manages the meetings of the various cabinet offices. To that end, the COS is responsible for holding meetings with the Vice Presidents and their directors, keeping the organization updated on the Faculty-Student committees, overseeing appointments and elections, and serving as the contact-point for all communications including press releases, publicity, and the web site.

Chief of Staff (2019-20) – Jordan Hare

Jordan Hare is a 3L from Colorado Springs, CO. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2017 with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Communication Studies.

She is a member of the O’Connor Inn of Court, and served on the 1L Leadership Board during her first year of law school. Jordan spent her 1L summer working at the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project.

In her free time, Jordan enjoys spending time outdoors on the beach or in the mountains.

Branch Members

Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations:
This individual works closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure that the SBA is functioning properly. The Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations assists with Executive projects and events, updates and monitors the SBA Calendar, and helps coordinate communication between the branches of the SBA.

Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications:
This individual works with the Chief of Staff to ensure effective communication throughout the SBA and with the student body. The Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications is responsible for the SBA Newsletter and SBA branding on all publications and communications.

Director of Technology: Jayde Coler
This individual oversees the use and maintenance of the SBA website, working closely with the Deputy Chief of Staff of Communications on the website design. The Director also helps student groups with online PayPal sales for their fundraisers, manages online SBA forms, and assists with student organization email accounts.

Director of Student Organizations:
The Director is responsible for running the “Gavel Club”—or organization of GW Law Student Organization Presidents. The Director is the primary conduit between student organizations and the SBA, identifying needs of this constituency and coordinating meetings of the Gavel Club for all student organization presidents. This individual works closely with the Chief of Staff, Attorney General, and the President.

Academic Affairs Committee:
This individual is responsible for coordinating and researching Academic challenges arising within the student body and other graduate student policy issues. This includes examining impacts academic policies and publishing reports that are given to the administration and faculty for review. The Director is also a liaison between the other graduate schools and the SBA; this person will work closely with the SA Senators and monitor SA activity.
Committee members include:

Director of the Tenure & Promotions Student Representatives Committee:
This individual serves as the student representative to the Faculty’s Appointments Committee, and chairs the SBA Faculty Appointment Committee, selecting students to participate and coordinating which committee members will sit in on interviews of potential faculty hires.
Committee members include:

Director of the SBA Faculty Appointment Committee:
This individual serves as the student representative on the Faculty Tenure & Promotions Committee, and chairs the SBA Tenure & Promotions Committee, selecting students to participate and coordinating which committee members will sit in on interviews of potential faculty tenure decisions and promotions.
Committee members include: