Upstate Student Government

USG is the student government for all students at SUNY Upstate. The purpose and function of this organization shall be to serve as a forum for student opinion, to facilitate cooperation and communication with the administration, faculty and community and to collect and allocated the student activity fee to classes, events, programs and recognized organizations.

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 6pm. If you would like to have a voice in how your school operates, we invite you to attend!


Executive Board:

President: Adham Alifarag
Vice President, College of Graduate Studies: Aaron Altman
Vice President, College of Health Professions: Robert Shoemaker IV
Vice President, College of Medicine: Akshay Patel
Vice President, College of Nursing: John Ringhisen
Vice President, Clubs and Organizations: Hal "Fletch" Starnes
Secretary: Christine Ly
Treasurer: Sungsu Lee


College of Graduate Studies: Sumana Sundarmurthy
College of Health Professions:
College of Medicine: Katie Rong/Dan Kaufman; Mike DePasquale/Elizabeth Sulger; Amanda Balch;  Tyler Fuller; Ogie Ezeoke; Ashraf Patel; Phil Skummer; Katherine Bunch; Nicholas Brennan
College of Nursing: Hannah Lamica

Advisor: Chuck Simpson, Director of Campus Activities and Special Projects