Howard represents students on Board of Trustees

Kesha Williams
September 20, 2010


Damika Howard, a junior from Virginia Beach, Va., was sworn into office September 14 as the ex-officio member the ECSU Board of Trustees. The membership of the Board of Trustees is composed eight members elected by the Board of Governors; four  appointed by the Governor; and the president of the ECSU Student Government who serves as ex officio. Superior Court Justice J. Carlton "JC" Cole administered the oath of office to the new board member.

During the September 14 meeting, Howard presented four initiatives from the Student Government Association. They included the Sagging Pants Policy, the Campus Safety Policy, the Solar Panel Marquee Board which will relay student activities and her platform: Together Everyone Achieves More.

  1. Sagging Pants Policy ---a dress code for the university that discourages sagging pants worn by anyone on campus.
  2. Campus Safety Policy: Campus prevention measures that include routine vehicle, ID checks, safety forums in the residence halls, increased patrols by university police and students.
  3. Solar Panel Marquee Board - students working with university officials to post a marquee that will relay student activities. This marquee will be posted near the promenade.
  4. The SGA president's platform, "TEAM" - an effort to improve customer service and teamwork among students, staff, faculty and community agencies.