Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at Otis College of Art & Design, 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

There is no parking fee on the Otis campus.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2019 Conference Schedule

Saturday, November 16, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

Academic Building Room 130

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

Academic Building Room 130

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Academic Building Room 130
  •  B  Who Said There’s No “I” In Team? – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 301
  •  C  We’re In This Together: Representing All Students on Your Campus – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 314
  • PRoactively Marketing Your Student Government: 12 Tools to Give Your SG a Positive Image – Sam Gordon
    Ahmanson Hall Room 511

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Academic Building Room 130
  •  F  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 301
  •  G  Stoke The Fire: Seven Ways To Maximize Your Leadership Potential – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 314
  • Campus Elections: How to Increase Voter Turnout, Decrease Negative Publicity and Avoid Scandals – Sam Gordon
    Ahmanson Hall Room 511

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Academic Building Room 130

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

Academic Building Room 130

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Academic Building Room 130
  •  J  Mission SGA! – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 301
  •  K  Who Cares? Transforming Apathy Into Action – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 314
  •  L  How to Market Yourself as an Effective President, Vice President, or E-Board Member – Sam Gordon
    Ahmanson Hall Room 511

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Academic Building Room 130
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Ahmanson Hall Room 301
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – Ahmanson Hall Room 314
  4. Advisors – Ahmanson Hall Room 511

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Academic Building Room 130
  •   FOR ADVISORS  Leadership Development: Developing the Leaders within Your SG – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 301
  •  O  Creating Student Government Advocacy That Effects Change – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    Ahmanson Hall Room 314
  •  P  Public Relations Crisis Management: What to Do When (and Before) the Worst Case Scenario Happens – Sam Gordon
    Ahmanson Hall Room 511

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)
  • The Importance of Your Student Government – Butch Oxendine

Academic Building Room 130

Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • Community Service Project (on your own)
  • ASGA Overtime: Private Consulting Appointments at conference hotel (must be arranged in advance)
    • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
    • 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      (Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book consulting appointments)
Workshop Guide & Descriptions